Putrajaya Sentral is a complex that house a bus hub and a train station for the Express Rail Link (ERL). It is located in Precinct 7 of Putrajaya, Malaysia. The ERL is served by the KLIA Transit train, which connects Putrajaya to KL Sentral going towards the north and the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA), going to the south. KLIA Transit train is the fastest mode of transportation available in Kuala Lumpur that connects the city centre to the international airports and also the federal administrative centre of Malaysia that is located in the Federal Territory of Putrajaya. The Putrajaya Sentral bus hub that serves the RapidKL and Nusa Putra, the city buses that go around the federal territories. Currently, an MRT station is being built to serve the Sg Buloh-Serdang-Putrajaya MRT line and this is expected to be opened in 2022.
Driving to the Putrajaya Sentral takes about fifteen minutes from the city centre of Putrajaya with the distance of fewer than five kilometres. From Kuala Lumpur city centre, the trip to Putrajaya Sentral will take about half an hour for the thirty kilometres journey but depending on the current traffic, the drive may take a longer time than expected.
Take the ERL KLIA Transit train from KL Sentral to go to the Putrajaya Sentral. The ticket for an adult is RM 14 and for a child, it is RM 6.30. The trip will take about half an hour.
There are quite a number of taxis available in both Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya that are willing to go to the Putrajaya Sentral. Do ask the driver to use the meter before agreeing to ride it.
The best way to enjoy and see almost all of Putrajaya is by joining the lake cruise. The Putrajaya Lake itself located in the heart of Putrajaya, just by the Putra Mosque and Dataran Putra. At the lake, there are a number of cruise choices available with different price tags for each of them. For those who prefer to enjoy the scenery in an air-conditioned boat, there are glass-covered catamarans available and with each trip around the city, there will be up to 76 people. For those who prefer to get into a more traditional boat, the perahu, each trip only has seven passengers, maximum. These two types of boats are available for private charters. The sightseeing tours are available hourly and each tour last for forty-five minutes, with a route that can see several of Putrajaya’s iconic landmarks such as the Putra Mosque, the ministry buildings and Putra Bridge among others. The ticket is at RM 30 for an adult with MyKad while RM 50 for those without.
Among the most famous Putrajaya’s landmarks is the Putra Mosque, a soft pink mosque located just by the Putrajaya Lake. A trip to Putrajaya is usually considered incomplete without stopping by at this mosque. The construction of this mosque started in 1999 and when completed, it cost around RM 250 million. The architecture of this mosque combined the Middle Eastern and the traditional Malay. The mosque is opened to everyone, not limited to only Muslims. There is no entrance fee being a charge to anyone who wishes to enter the mosque. Visitors to the mosque are requested to dress modestly and respectfully. There are robes available at the mosque. The Putra Mosque is built not just as a worship place in Putrajaya but it is also an Islamic centre that is equipped with a library, lecture rooms and even an auditorium. For those who are interested to learn more about the religion of Islam, there are staffs available around the mosque that readily answers questions regarding the faith.
This apartment suite is located in the heart of Putrajaya, just a bit over a kilometre from the Putrajaya Sentral. A suite is a 3-bedroom unit that is just RM 295 a night. Though there are no room service or breakfast service, the apartment unit is equipped with a kitchenette with a microwave and refrigerator. The suite does provide free Wi-Fi connection.