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Negeri Sembilan

Stretched along the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia, Negeri Sembilan is known for its rich cultural heritage of the Minangkabau people and their beautiful architectural influence. Port Dickson, its coastal town is also heralded for its pristine beaches and delicious seafood.

Quick Facts

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Kuala Lumpur International Airport (1 and 2)

Living in Negeri Sembilan

Arriving in Negeri Sembilan

Situated near to Kuala Lumpur International Airport, the state also shares the use of the airport with the capital city of Malaysia.


Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA & KLIA2) – International and domestic flights.

Airport Transportation


Buses are available from Kuala Lumpur International Airport, do check the website for more details.


KLIA Ekspres and KLIA Transit trains link the KLIA terminals with the KL Sentral transportation hub in Kuala Lumpur. You can then switch to the KTM trains at KL Sentral station to Seremban.


Rentals are available at KLIA and Malaysian road signs are easy to read. Driving is on the left side of the road and do note that there are toll fees for major highways as well.


All vehicles are able to enter and drop-off passengers. Do note that fares will include highway toll fees. Flag downs and ride-hailing apps are popular as well.

Getting Around Negeri Sembilan


Long distance intercity buses are available and dock at Terminal One Bus Station within Seremban. Public city buses are available as well.


Renting a vehicle is a good option for travelling around Malaysia for extended periods. As a developed country, there are well-maintained roads, signs in English, and a comprehensive highway system (some of which have toll fees). Using navigation apps such as Google Maps or Waze to get around is quite common too.


Negeri Sembilan has metered taxis plying its routes, do ask them to use the meter. Otherwise, ride-hailing apps provide alternative options at a fixed price.


The KTM Komuter service the route between Kuala Lumpur and Seremban, the state capital. The KTM Intercity service also connect it to Singapore in the south, State of Perlis and into Thailand in the north, and the State of Kelantan in the northeast.


Within Seremban, exploring by foot is encouraged as there are plenty of sights within walking distance of each other. Roads are well-lit after dark, making evening strolling a pleasant experience. Signs are instructive and well-placed and pavements are wide to accommodate human traffic.

6 Things You Need To Do in Negeri Sembilan

Drive to Port Dickson for a Getaway

Known for its pristine beaches and clear blue waters, Port Dickson provides a weekend getaway for city dwellers. Escape for the weekend for many water activities and some fun in the sun.

Find out more here.

Shop at Nilai 3 Wholesale Centre

Purchase a diverse selection of goods available from home furnishings to clothing to automobile accessories.

Find out more here.

Hike the Cape Rachado Forest Reserve (Tanjung Tuan)

Near to Port Dickson, Tanjung Tuan or if you know the Portuguese name, Cape Rachado is a 80-hectare forest reserve. Home to many species of birds and Malaysia’s oldest lighthouse – Tanjung Tuan Lighthouse, many visitors come for the lush greenery and the turtle egg-laying site.

Find out more here.

Tour the Grounds of Seremban Cultural Complex

Delve into Negeri Sembilan storied history as the museum brings you through “state history, from traditional weapons to blow-by-blow accounts of European invasions”. Check out the architecture especially the “Minangkabau-style peaked roof” and wooden ornamentation.

Find out more here.

Hike Gunung Angsi

Test yourself with this short but challenging hike for some of the best views in Negeri Sembilan!

Find out more here.

Shop Until You Drop at Palm Mall Seremban

As the first and largest lifestyle shopping mall in Seremban, Palm Mall has retail, dining and entertainment outlets to cater to all.

Find out more here.

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