The Terminal Bersepadu Selatan (TBS) is located at Bandar Tasik Selatan (BTS), approximately 10 km south of Kuala Lumpur, bypassing road congestion in the KL city centre. The proximity of TBS to the Middle Ring Road 2 and Besraya Expressway gives easy access to Malaysia’s expressway network.
The TBS integrates with the adjacent Bandar Tasik Selatan station (BTS) rail interchange stations, forming the TBS-BTS integrated transportation hub. It was opened for service on 1 January 2011 to be the main long distance bus terminal in Kuala Lumpur.
The TBS at Bandar Tasik Selatan is a 24-hour integrated transportation hub for passengers travelling to more than 150 destinations due south, east, and northern Malaysia, as well as across the borders to Singapore and Hat Yai, Thailand.
Topics of Interest
- From klia2 to TBS – jetbus or erl train
- Destinations serviced by buses from TBS
- Parking and available facilities
- Connect to Bandar Tasik Selatan ERL station
- Connect to Tasik Selatan LRT station
- Connect to Bandar Tasik Selatan KTM Komuter station
- Connection to other train stations – erl, ktm komuter, lrt
Originally started to be the bus terminal serving southbound buses, it has taken over the East Coast-bound bus services from Hentian Putra on December 2014, and 86% of northbound bus operations from Pudu Sentral on November 2015.
The terminal has 60 bus platforms, 150 taxi bays and 1,000 parking bays.
The bus arrival area has 18 bays that are closely located to elevators which connects commuters to the arrival hall.
Designed to handle 5,000 bus trips a day at maximum capacity, TBS handled about 1,300 bus trips daily as of October 2015, prior to the shift of northbound bus operations from Pudu Sentral. As of December 2015, the terminal serves 52,000 travellers per day.
The TBS is designed from the ground up to provide the best experience to the passengers on transit.
Upholding the “airport experience” model in its daily operations, it aims to provide a clean, quiet, and cool environment for commuters to enjoy a comfortable and safe journey.
While waiting for loved ones or simply transiting through the terminal, TBS accommodates plenty of seats and air-conditioning comfort for passengers and users of this terminal.
In addition, it is fully accessible and equipped with the necessary amenities such as ATMs, baby care rooms, luggage trolleys and luggage storage.
Shopping and dining options are available as TBS has a variety of eateries and convenience stores. The TBS strives to provide the upmost comfort and convenience for all south-bound, eastern, and north-bound bus express passengers.
For bus ticket purchse, the terminal has 41 Centralised Ticketing System (CTS) counters and 7 vending machines to buy tickets from.
All ticket holders are advised to wait at the departure hall, which can accommodate up to 2,000 people, at least 30 minutes before the bus pick-up time. They will have to go through an auxiliary police checkpoint and only ticket holders are allowed into the departure hall.
Destinations serviced by buses from TBS
The buses at the TBS travel to more than 150 destinations due south, east, and northern Malaysia, as well as across the borders to Singapore and Hat Yai, Thailand.
|Melaka / Malacca|
This list of destinations is last updated in Feb 2018. Bus schedule and status is subjected to change without notice. Please check the latest schedule on TBS website for planning purpose.
Parking and facilities available
There are total of 1,000 parking bays at at Level 4, 5 and 6 of the terminal. Dedicated parking lots are reserved for the disabled and people who needs special assistance.
The parking fee at the TBS is revised on 15 January 2017 as follow. No parking fee is charged for motorcycles.
|Parking fee at TBS||Total Fee|
|1st Houror part there of||RM3.00||RM3.00|
|2nd till 5th Houror part there of||+RM1.00||RM4.00|
|6th Hour onwardsor part there of||+RM6.00||RM10.00|
|Maximum 24 hours||RM10.00|
|Each Subsequent 24 hoursor part there of||RM6.00|
Various facilities and services are available at TBS for the convenience of passengers:
- Auto Teller Machines (ATM) – Various bank ATMs are available for your need of cash.
- Baby Care Room – If you’re travelling with young children, you can make use of the spacious baby care rooms located at the terminal.
- Departure Lounge – Relax in the comfortable departure lounge while you wait for your bus. There are also kiosks selling snacks and drinks for your consumption.
- Facilities for the Disabled – At TBS-BTS, all the facilities are disabled friendly. The terminal has ramps, elevators, telephones, e-ticketing counter and other facilities dedicated for the convenience of everyone.
- Food Court – You will be able to choose from a variety of culinary delights to tickle your taste buds!
- Luggage Centre & Lockers
- Parking – Ample parking spots available at covered parking lot located at Level 4, 5 and 6 of the Terminal. The parking rate is free for motorcycles.
- Payphones – Payphones can be located on each level throughout the terminal building and calls can be made using Malaysian coins or phone cards, these include IDD calls.
- Pharmacy – There is a pharmacy in the terminal where you will be able to purchase toiletries, over the counter medicines or get your prescription filled.
- Rest & Go (Motel / Cyber / Luggage) – Rest N Go Motel is a stopping place for users at TBS to relax. It features a bedroom complete with bedding and air conditioner system to ensure convenience to consumers.
- Restrooms – Restrooms are conveniently located within the terminal and can be found on every level with special facilities for the disabled as well.
- Surau (Prayer Room for Muslims) – Prayer rooms for Muslim visitors and travelers are located on Level 3 and 4 of the terminal.
- Ticketing Counters – There are 2 types of counter in Terminal Bersepadu Selatan (TBS). Counter 1 to 18 is a Centralized Ticketing System (CTS) and Counter 41 to 63 is a Non-Centralized Ticketing System (CTS) which is managed by own bus operators.
- Trolleys – Handy for travellers When travelling with heavy / bulky luggage.
- VIP Lounges
The TBS station takes up approximately 49 acres with part of the complex built over the titular lake. Designed like a modern airport, the bus terminal has 6 floors, 55 bus platforms, 150 taxi bays, 1,000 parking bays and 1,800 seats in spacious air-conditioned waiting halls.
The train (KTM Komuter, LRT, and KLIA Transit) stations, accessible through the pedestrian bridge on Level 3, are located outside of the terminal and connected by a long elevated covered walkway with escalators.
Connection to other train stations
Connection to ERL: The Bandar Tasik Selatan ERL station is located at Bandar Tasik Selatan, next to the Terminal Bersepadu Selatan (TBS). It is part of a 5-station KLIA Transit airport rail link between the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and KL Sentral.
Connection to KTM Komuter: The Bandar Tasik Selatan KTM Komuter station is one of the stations on Rawang-Seremban Line for KTM Komuter train service. The station is laid side-by-side with the ERL and LRT station. It is accessible through pedestrian bridge that connects all 3 train stations and the TBS.
Connection to LRT: The Tasik Selatan LRT station is one of the LRT stations on Ampang Line LRT (Sri Petaling branch). It is adjacent to KTM Komuter station and accessible through the pedestrian bridge from TBS.
From klia2 to TBS
The Jetbus is also available for booking at TBS starting from 03:00am – 11:00pm to fetch passengers to the klia2 terminal.
The bus travelling time between TBS and klia2 is estimated at 1 hour 15 minutes with a ticket fare of just RM11.00 per way. For more Jetbus info and schedule, check out Jetbus.
The train ride from klia2 to Bandar Tasik Selatan ERL station will take 32 minutes and the ticket fare is RM38.40 for adult and RM17.30 for child. Once you reach the ERL station, TBS is just a short walk away.