Quick question: when was the last time you took a bus or a train anywhere?
Can’t recall? Well, we think it’s time for you to hop on a bus or a train!
That is because a a study conducted by Taxi2Airport has revealed that Kuala Lumpur (KL) has the cheapest public transport in South-East Asia
A report by The Star Online
, quoting the study, said an average ticket price to use public transport in the city is a mere €0.66 (RM3.00)
The report also added that while a single short ride in KL costs around €0.21 (RM0.95)
, longer trips cost only about €1.11 (RM5.10)
Our public transport fares are noticably cheaper than those of our neighbours.
In Singapore, an average ticket costs €0.95 (RM4.35). In Bangkok, it costs €0.96 (RM4.40) while in Phuket, the average ticket price costs €0.92 (RM4.25).
Globally, an average ride in tourist cities costs under €2 (RM9.20), the study revealed.
The study also found that busses, trains and trams are the most common means of public transport worldwide.
Taxi2airport’s study result is a combination of its own findings and data from online database PriceofTravel.
Well then, guess it's time to hop on a bus and jalan jalan cari makan