Bus fare usage in Kuala Lumpur is averaged at RM 1.70 per ride base on the following usage rates.
50% Zone 1 RM 1.1030% Zone 2 RM 1.9010% Zone 3 RM 2.5010% Zone 4 RM 3.10
Typically one may need to take 2 bus routes to reach destination. So one trip is RM 3.40 or Return trips are RM 6.80
1 week or 5 working days would mean a cost of RM 34 or RM 136 a month or RM 1,632 a year.
Travel within Kuala Lumpur using private transport is average at half an hour. Relatively using buses for the same destinations would increase the travel time to 1.5 hours; include waiting and walking time.
There you go, if you use buses as your main transport, you may need more than RM 1,500 a year and 720 hours commute time. You may save some money yearly but in the cost of 480 hours.
Do you bus ?
New Bus Fares in West Malaysia effective 1 August 2009KL Buses :Zone1 RM 1 to RM 1.10Zone2 RM 1.70 to RM 1.90Zone3 RM 2.20 to RM 2.50Zone4 RM 2.70 to RM 3.10Other Buses :(No Air Con) RM 0.62 first 2 km, RM 0.094 every km thereafter(Air Con) RM 0.94 first 2 km, RM 0.094 every km thereafterMini Buses :(No Air Con) RM 0.90 one way(Air Con) RM 1 one waySchool Buses:(Town) Monthly RM 27.43 first km, RM 2.02 every km thereafter.(Rural) Monthly RM 20.61 first km, RM 2.02 every km thereafter.Express Buses : RM 0.085 / km