Perlis is a small state located in northern region of peninsular Malaysia. It is known as the smallest state in the country. It is famous for its Harumanis mango, a mango species that is hard to find anywhere else. Perlis is also famous as the gateway to Langkawi.
Getting to Perlis
Daily departures are available from major ciies in Malaysia. If you are form Kuala Lumpur, you can go to Perlis by bus, flight or rail. Details are as follow:
- Air: Daily departures are available from KLIA (Malaysia Airlines), LCCT (AirAsia), And Subang Skypark (Firefly). All flights are bound to Alor Setar Airport and taxi fare from the airport to Perlis costs about RM 70.
- Rail: Daily departures are available from KL Sentral and major railway stations along the route to Arau, Perlis or Padang Besar, Perlis. Ticket price for adults cost from RM 23 to more than RM 100, depends on which class would you take.
- Bus: Daily departures are available from major bus hubs such as Duta and Shah Alam bus station.
Getting around in Perlis
Getting around in Perlis via public transport is not a pleasant experience. We strongly recommend that you have your own transport while going around in Perlis.
Homestay in Perlis
Perlis has lots of places for homestay. For hose who do not know what homestay is all about, it is a service that provides you with a fully-functional home while hotels would just provide you with rooms. Homestays are more suitable for guests in groups while hotel rooms are more suitable for smaller group of people.
List: Homestay in Perlis
Taxi services in Perlis
|Abd Rashid b Abd Rahman||Persatuan Tuan-Tuan Empunya, Kereta Sewa Arau, Arau, Perlis Indera Kayangan||04-936 5303|
|Abu Bakar Temagun||4, Kaunter Bas, Padang Besar, Perlis Indera Kayangan.||04-949 0967|
|Fauzi Ahmad||26-B Jalan Besar, Kangar, Perlis Indera Kayangan||04-763 300|
|Mat Radzi Jib||LLN 1703-BA, Jalan Besar, Kangar, Perlis Indera Kayangan.||04-985 4826|
|Padang Sepakat Sdn Bhd||7, Kaunter Teksi, Padang Besar, Perlis Indera Kayangan.||04-949 0204|
|Sykt Bekerjasama-sama Kenderaan & Pengangkutan Pulau Langkawi Jabatan Pembangunan Koperasi||1, Jalan Tepi Jeti, Kuala Perlis, Perlis Indera Kayangan.||04-985 5410|
|Sykt Maju Jaya||Perhentian Teksi KBesar, Perlis Indera Kayangan.||04-985 5395|
|Sykt Pandu Utara||615, Kuanter Teksi, Kuala Perlis, Perlis Indera Kayangan.||04-985 5394, 949 0889|
|Teksi Luar Bandar Utara Sdn Bhd||1, Jalan Indera Kayangan, Kangar, Perlis Indera Kayangan.||04-976 5375|
Bus terminals in Perlis
- Kangar Express Bus Terminal
- Kuala Perlis Express Bus Terminal
Railway Stations in Perlis
Travel Guide – Kuala Perlis
Taxi number [external link]
Updated on July 1st 2013.