Driving in Malaysia is, let’s say, an experience. As with everything, it always helps to be prepared – and so rather than lose valuable time getting used to the layout of the roads in the county, here are two handy interactive maps that show you all the major highways in Malaysia. Happy driving!
West / Peninsular Malaysia
Highways connect most of the major city destinations in all corners of peninsular Malaysia. Perlis and Butterworth in the northwest, Kelentan and Terangganu in the northeast, Kuanatan in the mid-east and Johor in the south are all connected to the capital Kuala Lumpur in the central west.
Malaysia Major Highways
Shield Highway Name Length (km) Connects Status Shield Highway Name Length (km) Connects Status E1 North-South Expressway (NSE Northern Route) 460 North-South Expressway Northern Route In operation E2 North-South Expressway (NSE Southern Route) 312 Sungai Besi - Pandan (Johor Bahru) In operation E3 Second Link Expressway (Linkedua ) 44 Senai Link In operation E5 Shah Alam Expressway(SAE/KESAS) 34.5 Pandamaran (Klang) - Seri Petaling (Kuala Lumpur) In operation E6 North-South Expressway Central Link (NSECL/Elite) 60 Main Link In operation E7 Cheras - Kajang Expressway (CKE/Grand Saga) (part of Federal Route 1) 11.7 Cheras (Kuala Lumpur) - Kajang (Saujana Putra) In operation E8 Kuala Lumpur-Karak Expressway Kuala Lumpur-Karak Expressway Kuala Lumpur-Karak Expressway E9 Besraya Expressway 28.3 Main Link In operation E10 New Pantai Expressway(NPE) 19.6 Subang Jaya - Bangsar In operation E11 Damansara-Puchong Expressway (LDP) 40 Main Link In operation E12 Ampang-Kuala Lumpur Elevated Highway(AKLEH) 7.9 Kuala Lumpur - Ampang In operation E13 Kemuning-Shah Alam Highway (LKSA) 14.7 Kemuning - Shah Alam In operation E14 Johor Bahru Eastern Dispersal Link Expressway (EDL) 8.1 Pandan - CIQ Sultan Iskandar In operation E15 Butterworth-Kulim Expressway (BKE) (part of Federal Route 4) 17 Butterworth - Kulim In operation E17 Butterworth Outer Ring Road (BORR) (part of Federal Route 1) 14 Around Butterworth In operation E18 Kajang Dispersal Link Expressway (SILK) 37 Around Kajang In operation E20 Maju Expressway (MEX) 42 Kuala Lumpur - Putrajaya In operation E21 Kajang-Seremban Highway (KASEH/LEKAS) 44.3 Kajang - Seremban In operation E22 Senai-Desaru Expressway (SDE) 77 Senai - Desaru In operation E23 Sprint Expressway(Kerinchi Link, Damansara Link and Penchala Link) 26.5 Western Dispersial Link In operation E24 Tun Salahuddin Bridge 4 Petra Jaya - Tanah Puteh Toll abolished E25 Kuala Lumpur-Kuala Selangor Expressway(KLS/LATAR) 32 Ijok - Templer's Park In operation E26 South Klang Valley Expressway (SKVE) 51.7 Uniten - Pulau Indah In operation E28 Sultan Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah Bridge 24 South Channel In operation E29 Seremban-Port Dickson Highway (SPDH) 23 Seremban - Port Dickson In operation E30 New North Klang Straits Bypass (NNKSB) (part of Federal Route 20) 17.5 Sungai Rasau - Port Klang In operation E32 West Coast Expressway(WCE) 233 Taiping - Banting Under construction E33 Duta-Ulu Klang Expressway (DUKE) 18 Duta - Sentul Pasar - Ulu Klang Link Duta-Ulu Klang Expressway(DUKE) E35 Guthrie Corridor Expressway (GCE) 25 Rawang - Shah Alam In operation E36 Penang Bridge 13.5 Penang Island - Seberang Perai In operation E37 East-West Link Expressway East-West Link Expressway East-West Link Expressway In operation E38 Stormwater Management and Road Tunnel (SMART) 4 Main tunnel In operation
In Malaysian Borneo, one major highway runs all the way from the Semantan in the west, via Kuching, Sarikei, Bintulu and Miri into Brunei. It then continues to Jalan Datuk Peter Mountain towards Sandakan in the east and loops back on itself via Lahad Datu and Tawau in the southeast corner of Sabah, near the border with Indonesia.
ExpatGo Guide to Driving in Malaysia – Index
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