The 51km MRT Sungai Buloh-Kajang (SBK) Line begins from Sungai Buloh station, located to the north-west of Kuala Lumpur, and runs through the city centre of Malaysia's capital city before ending in Kajang station, a fast developing town to the south-east of the city.


The MRT Sungai Buloh - Kajang line runs underground for a distance of 9.5km beneath the centre of Kuala Lumpur while the rest of the alignment is elevated. The line has 31 stations of which seven are underground. You may want to check out some construction pictures of MRT stations.

The train frequency at peak hours is about 3 minutes. The end-to-end journey from Sungai Buloh station to Kajang station takes about 84 minutes.

Sungai Buloh MRT station
Sungai Buloh MRT station - eaay transfer to KTM Komuter at Sungai Buloh KTM station

The MRT Line provides connectivity to other rail lines, as this would allow rail users to transfer from one rail service to another, allowing the reach of the rails services to expand even further through this connectivity.

Kajang MRT station
Kajang MRT station - eaay transfer to KTM Komuter at Kajang KTM station


Overview of MRT Sungai Buloh - Kajang line

Announced in 2006, the MRT Sungai Buloh - Kajang line was initially planned as a LRT at 43 km in length, linking the densely populated areas of Damansara in the northwest and Cheras in the southeast, through the central business district of Kuala Lumpur city.

Overview of MRT Sungai Buloh - Kajang Line
MRT Sungai Buloh - Kajang line

After much evaluation and studies, the government then decided to extend the alignment at both ends to Sungai Buloh and Kajang respectively, adding 8 km to the line for a total of 51 km. In addition, the line was changed to an MRT system, with higher capacity trains.

Phase One of the MRT Sungai Buloh-Kajang Line from Sungai Buloh station to Semantan station began operations on 16 December 2016. The Phase Two, from Semantan Station to Kajang Station started its operations on 17 July 2017, allowing trains to run the entire alignment.

Each train set serving the line have four cars, allowing a total capacity of 1,200 passengers. The daily ridership is estimated to be about 400,000 passengers. Trains will run at a frequency of 3.5 minutes.

Kajang MRT station

A total of 300 feeder buses would be deployed to support 49 routes at 23 MRT stations and the operating hours are from 5.30am to 11.30pm.

The rolling stock is manufactured by Siemens/CSR Nanjing Puzhen in a partnership with SMH Rail Consortium Sdn Bhd. The trains will be driverless with a capacity of 1,200 passengers in a 4-car trainsets formation.

The 4-car trainsets are maintained at 2 purpose built facilities, Sungai Buloh and Kajang depots, located nearby Kwasa Damansara station and Sungai Jernih station respectively.

The MRT Sungai Buloh - Kajang line is operated by a subsidiary of Prasarana Malaysia Berhad, Rapid Rail Sdn Bhd, which already runs the Ampang / Sri Petaling Line LRT, the Kelana Jaya line LRT and KL Monorail.

MRT train departing from Semantan depot station
MRT train departing from Semantan depot station


Check MRT, LRT & Monorail Fare

You can easily check the train fare here by choosing the origin and destination station then click the Check Fare button.

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Kelana Jaya Line LRT  LRT Kelana Jaya Line station: KJL-LRT
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Sri Petaling Line LRT  LRT Sri Petaling Line station: SPL-LRT
KL Monorail  KL Monorail station: MRL
MRT Sungai Buloh - Kajang line  MRT Sungai Buloh - Kajang Line station: SBK-MRT

MRT Sungai Buloh - Kajang line train

MRT Sungai Buloh-Kajang line alignment map
Alignment map for MRT Sungai Buloh-Kajang (SBK) line, view larger version


Go to KLIA / klia2

Go to KLIA / klia2 - There is no direct connection from any MRT station to the KLIA / klia2 airport. However, if you take the MRT, you can stop at Muzium Negara station and take a short walk to KL Sentral to hop on the ERL train (KLIA Ekspres or KLIA Transit) to go to the airport.

Muzium Negara MRT Station
Muzium Negara MRT station (SBK15)
240 meters walk away from Stesen Sentral Kuala Lumpur

KL Sentral ERL Station
KL Sentral ERL Station for KLIA Transit
Located within the Stesen Sentral Kuala Lumpur

Ticket counters for KLIA Ekspres trains

Connect to Ampang / Sri Petaling line LRT

Switch to Ampang / Sri Petaling line LRT - To connect to Ampang / Sri Petaling line LRT, you can stop at Merdeka station or Maluri station then take a short walk to the nearby LRT station.

Merdeka MRT Station
Merdeka MRT station (SBK17)
Central Kuala Lumpur, near Pudu Sentral, Chinatown

Plaza Rakyat LRT Station
Plaza Rakyat station (AG8 / SP8)
Central Kuala Lumpur, near Pudu Sentral, Chinatown

Maluri MRT Station
Maluri MRT station (SBK22)
Jalan Cheras, close to Kerayong River

Maluri LRT Station
Maluri station (AG13)
Jalan Cheras, close to Kerayong River


Connect to Kelana Jaya line LRT

Switch to Kelana Jaya line LRT - To connect to Kelana Jaya line LRT, you can stop at Muzium Negara station or Pasar Seni station then take a short walk to the nearby LRT station.

Muzium Negara MRT Station
Muzium Negara MRT station (SBK15)
240 meters walk away from Stesen Sentral Kuala Lumpur

KL Sentral LRT Station
KL Sentral station (KJ15)
Located within the Stesen Sentral Kuala Lumpur

Pasar Seni MRT Station
Pasar Seni MRT station (SBK16)
65 meters paid-to-paid linkway to Pasar Seni LRT station

Pasar Seni LRT Station
Pasar Seni station (KJ14)
Neighbouring Central Market, Kuala Lumpur KTM station

Connect to KL Monorail line

Switch to KL Monorail - To connect to KL Monorail, you can stop at Muzium Negara station or Bukit Bintang station then take a short walk to the nearby monorail station.

Muzium Negara MRT Station
Muzium Negara MRT station (SBK15)
640 meters walk away from KL Sentral monorail station

KL Sentral monorail station
KL Sentral monorail station (MR1)
Located next to Nu Sentral shopping mall

Bukit Bintang MRT Station
Bukit Bintang MRT station (SBK18A)
100 meters walk away from Bukit Bintang monorail station

Bukit Bintang monorail station
Bukit Bintang monorail station (MR6)
Located at the center of Bukit Bintang area


Connect to KTM Komuter Line

Switch to KTM Komuter - To connect to the KTM Komuter, these are the stations accommodate easy transfer from the MRT to KTM Komuter within short walking distance.

Sungai Buloh MRT Station
Sungai Buloh MRT station ⇄ Sungai Buloh KTM station
Exit from Sungai Buloh MRT station and walk to the Sungai Buloh KTM station.

Pasar Seni MRT Station
Pasar Seni MRT station ⇄ Kuala Lumpur KTM station
Exit from Pasar Seni MRT station and walk about 1km to the Kuala Lumpur KTM station.

Muzium Negara MRT Station
Muzium Negara MRT station ⇄ KL Sentral KTM station
From Muzium Negara MRT station and walk to KL Sentral KTM station.

Kajang MRT Station
Kajang MRT station ⇄ Kajang KTM station
Exit from Kajang MRT station and walk to the Kajang KTM station.

Shopping and healthcare along MRT Sungai Buloh-Kajang line

The completion of the MRT Sungai Buloh - Kajang line accommodates easy and convenient access to many shopping malls and hospitals. Here is a list of the 19 MRT stations along the 31-station Sungai Buloh-Kajang route which provide access to shopping outlets, based on information provided by MRT Corp.

Shopping, Healthcare along MRT Sungai Buloh-Kajang line
Shopping, Healthcare along MRT Sungai Buloh-Kajang line

Other shopping spots not mentioned in the infographic are Sunway Nexis and Giant Kota Damansara which are accessible from the Surian MRT station; eCurve and Tesco Kota Damansara from Mutiara Damansara station; Glo Damansara Mall and Hero Supermarket from Taman Tun Dr Ismail station; the BB Plaza that is being redeveloped, Fahrenheit 88, Starhill Gallery and Imbi Plaza from Bukit Bintang station; and Aeon Big Jalan Peel from Cochrane station.

Pavilion mall near Bukit Bintang MRT station
Pavilion mall near Bukit Bintang MRT station

In total, there are 43 shopping malls, supermarkets, wet markets and street markets for the convenience of the passengers. Also, there are also around 11 hospitals or healthcare providers along the MRT SBK line.


Summary for stations for MRT Sungai Buloh-Kajang line

The MRT Sungai Buloh-Kajang line comprises 31 stations, with 7 stations located along a 9.5 kilometre underground railway system. The following is a simplified table showing the integrations and connections of MRT Sungai Buloh-Kajang line with other rail systems to complete the Greater KL / Klang Valley Integrated Transit System.

MRT Sungai Buloh-Kajang Line
Overview of MRT Sungai Buloh - Kajang Line


Role of MRT Sungai Buloh-Kajang line

Greater KL / Klang Valley Integrated Transit System - For better visualization of MRT Sungai Buloh-Kajang line in the integrated system, please review Line 9 - MRT Sungai Buloh-Kajang line on the following integrated transit map.

Klang Valley Integrated Transit Map
Klang Valley Integrated Transit Map, see larger version