Key Facts, International Travel, and Things to Do


    Malaysia is a fusion of urban sophistication and rural charm. The capital Kuala Lumpur has seen rapid growth since it hosted the Commonwealth Games in 1998. In alignment with the governments vision of a fully developed country by 2020, there have been many inspirational changes to the landscape of Malaysia. The Sepang Circuit was part of that vision for Malaysia

    • Language: Malaysian
    • Currency: Malaysian Ringgit (MYR)
    • Time Zone: MYT (GMT+0800)

    International Travel

    Kuala Lumpur International Airport is located approximately 10km from the circuit and roughly 50km from Kuala Lumpur. Direct flights are available from London Heathrow and flights with a stop-over are available from most major city airports in the UK.

    There are regular trains that run from the airport to the city centre as well as shuttle buses that run to the circuit.


    For more information on where to stay and accommodation, check out our dedicated Accommodation page.

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    Things To Do

    Kuala Lumpur, the countries capital, is home to the best shops and restaurants including the Golden Triangle, Chinatown and Little India.

    Take a culturally insightful trip to one of Kuala Lumpur's colourful and bustling street markets and hawker restaurants.

    Other places worth a visit are the many Temples, and historic buildings in Kuala Lumpur. Whilst staying in the city you may also want to visit the Petronas Twin Towers, and the Perdana Botanical Garden.


    The weather in Malaysia is generally mid to high 30 degree Celsius throughout the year.

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