Essential Travel Information to Negeri Sembilan
Overview of Negeri Sembilan
Negeri Sembilan is situated in the west of Peninsular Malaysia. It is about 50km south of Kuala Lumpur and spreads over an area of 6,645 sq km. Its name literally means nine states as the state once consisted of nine districts.
The state is known for its Minangkabau culture, which is preserved by the Adat Perpatih, an age-old matrilineal social system. It is also synonymous with the unique Minangkabau architecture, which features unique upswept roof designs. A flourishing urban centre, it has several historical and cultural landmarks that are easily accessible from its capital, Seremban.
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How to Get There
Negeri Sembilan is blessed with a strategic location. It is easily accessible from neighbouring states such as Kuala Lumpur, Melaka, Pahang and Johor as well as other parts of the peninsula by air, road, rail or sea. The Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) is a 30 minutes’ drive from Seremban.
Seremban is only 40km from the Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang. Upon arrival, you can select from various taxi, bus and car rental services that are available from the airport to designated destinations in Negeri Sembilan.
Kuala Lumpur is about 60km from Seremban via the North-South Expressway. You can hire a taxi or take a bus from the Puduraya Terminal in Kuala Lumpur. Port Dickson is located along the coastal road and is an hour drive from Seremban.
Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTMB) or Malayan Railway offers regular train services to the state. It also provides the daily KTM Komuter service from the KL Sentral Station to Seremban and the smaller towns of Nilai, Batang Benar, Labu as well as Tiroi, at frequent intervals.