The Merdeka MRT station is an underground Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) station located near the Stadium Merdeka, currently being refurbished as part of the KL118 Tower project. Directly next to Entrance B of the station is Stadium Negara indoor stadium.


The MRT station is on the MRT Sungai Buloh - Kajang Line and was opened on 17 July 2017 under Phase Two operations of the line.

The linkway between Plaza Rakyat LRT station and Merdeka MRT station is accessed via Entrance C at the Lower Concourse Level of the station. The linkway is air conditioned and has natural lighting through skylight.

Entrance B of the Merdeka MRT Station
Entrance B of the Merdeka MRT Station
View of Merdeka MRT Station from opposite road
View of Merdeka MRT Station from opposite road

Station Layout
Level Description
G: Street Level Jalan Hang Jebat: Escalators, lifts and staircases to Upper and Lower Concourse; Taxi lay-by; Kiss and ride lay-by
B1: Upper Concourse Escalators, lifts and staircases to Entrance A and Entrance B and to Lower Concourse; Merdeka and Rukunegara feature walls
B2: Lower Concourse / LRT - MRT Linkway Escalators, lifts and staircases to Upper Concourse; ticket vending machines; customer service office; fare gates: escalators, lifts and staircases to platform level: Entrance C leading to paid-to-paid walkway to Plaza Rakyat LRT station
B4: Platform Level Platform 1: Sungai Buloh - Kajang Line towards Kajang
Platform 2 Sungai Buloh - Kajang Line towards Sungai Buloh


Aerial view of the Merdeka MRT Station and entrances to the station
Aerial view of the Merdeka MRT Station and entrances to the station, photo taken in March 2017
Entrance A of the station at Jalan Hang Jebat.
Entrance A of the station at Jalan Hang Jebat

Location of station

The station is located beneath Jalan Hang Jebat. It is located about 600 metres and is within walking distance of the Hang Tuah LRT station and Hang Tuah monorail station.

Merdeka station location map
Location map

The station is located near the Stadium Merdeka, currently being refurbished as part of the KL118 Tower project. Directly next to Entrance B of the station is Stadium Negara indoor stadium.

Location of Merdeka MRT station
Location of Merdeka MRT station, view larger map

The station can be accessed via two entrances (Entrance A and Entrance B) located along Jalan Hang Jebat, as well as the paid-to-paid walkway from the Plaza Rakyat LRT station via Entrance C.

The entrance A is located on the north side of Jalan Hang Jebat near the YWCA and Olympic Hotel. It accommodates access to the Olympic Council of Malaysia, YWCA, SJK (C) Jalan Davidson.

Entrance A: North side of Jalan Hang Jebat
Entrance A located at north side of Jalan Hang Jebat

The Entrance B is located near Stadium Negara. It accommodates access to Stadium Negara, KL118 and Merdeka Stadium.

Entrance B: South side of Jalan Hang Jebat
Entrance B located at south side of Jalan Hang Jebat

The entrance C accommodates the LRT - MRT Linkway.

Entrance C: LRT-MRT Linkway
Entrance C is the LRT-MRT Linkway to connect the MRT and LRT stations


Facilities & services

The following facilities and services are available for your convenience.

Wall featuring Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia's first Prime Minister, declared the Federation of Malaya independent from the British Empire on 31 August 1957
Wall featuring Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia's first Prime Minister, declared the Federation of Malaya independent from the British Empire on 31 August 1957
  • Escalator
  • Public toilets
  • Public telephone
  • Customer service office
  • Lift
  • Island platform
  • Surau
  • Ticket vending machine
  • Ramp access
  • Tactile tiles
  • Disabled-friendly toilets
  • Low lift buttons for wheel chair users
  • Braille for the lift buttons
  • Staff at stations to provide assistance
  • Low counters for wheel chair users

Text of Rukun Negara, the Malaysian national pledge, on upper concourse level
Text of Rukun Negara, the Malaysian national pledge, on upper concourse level
Wall featuring text of text of Rukun Negara, the Malaysian national pledge, on upper concourse level
Wall featuring text of text of Rukun Negara, the Malaysian national pledge, on upper concourse level
The ceiling above the escalator is decorated with 14-pointed star on the flag of Malaysia
The ceiling above the escalator is decorated with 14-pointed star on the flag of Malaysia

Ticket vending machines on lower concourse level
Ticket vending machines on lower concourse level
Fare gates on lower concourse level
Fare gates on lower concourse level
Train boarding platforms
Train boarding platforms
Platform 2: Sungai Buloh - Kajang Line towards Sungai Buloh
Platform 2: Sungai Buloh - Kajang Line towards Sungai Buloh

Connected linkway between MRT and Plaza Rakyat LRT Station

The Merdeka MRT Station is connected to the Plaza Rakyat LRT Station via a paid-to-paid pedestrian walkway.

Initially meant to be only a connecting station, the Merdeka MRT station now serves as an interchange station, with Plaza Rakyat LRT station on the Ampang and Sri Petaling Lines via a paid-to-paid walkway link connecting between both stations.

Connected linkway between MRT and LRT Station
Connected linkway between MRT and LRT Station

The linkway is located on the Plaza Rakyat station's concourse. Passengers are hence not required to purchase separate tickets while interchanging between both MRT and LRT lines.

Connected linkway between MRT and LRT Station
Connected linkway between MRT and LRT Station

The linkway between LRT and MRT station is accessed via Entrance C at the Lower Concourse Level of the station.

LRT - MRT linkway is available at lower concourse level
LRT - MRT linkway is available at lower concourse level
Linkway heading towards the LRT station
Linkway heading towards the LRT station
Linkway to connect the MRT and LRT station
Linkway to connect the MRT and LRT station
Linkway will connect commuters to Plaza Rakyat LRT station's concourse level
Linkway will connect commuters to Plaza Rakyat LRT station's concourse level

Connection to Hang Tuah LRT and Monorail stations

The Merdeka MRT station is about 600 metres walking distance to the Hang Tuah LRT station and Hang Tuah monorail station.

600 meters walking distance to Hang Tuah LRT and Monorail stations
600 meters walking distance to Hang Tuah LRT and Monorail stations
Exit Entrance B and walk 600 meters to Hang Tuah stations
Exit entrance B and walk 600 meters to Hang Tuah stations


Check LRT, MRT & Monorail Fare

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

Check ticket fare from Merdeka MRT station
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Kelana Jaya Line LRT  LRT Kelana Jaya Line station: KJL-LRT
Ampang Line LRT  LRT Ampang Line station: AGL-LRT
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

Motif showing an exploded view of the 14-pointed star on the flag of Malaysia
Motif showing an exploded view of the 14-pointed star on the flag of Malaysia


Merdeka MRT station statistics
Name Merdeka station (SBK17)
Location Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Lines MRT Sungai Buloh - Kajang Line
Structure Underground
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Parking Not Available
Bicycle facilities Not available
Opened 17 July 2017
Owned by Mass Rapid Transit Corporation Sdn Bhd
Reference Merdeka station on wikipedia