Travel & Transport

Bandung Transportation

Set among tea plantations and volcanoes, Bandung is most commonly known as the capital of the West Java province in Indonesia. It is commonly referenced for its art deco architecture, and it has become a tourist hotspot over the past couple of decades.

Getting to Bandung by Train

Providing executive class service, there are two trains that run from Jakarta to Bandung. Both trains give you access to reclining seats and air conditioning. If you are looking for the cheaper of the two chains, then you will want to stick with the Parahyangan train, but the Argo Gede train is a half-hour faster. The Parahyangan train also makes more trips, but as just mentioned, the trip is longer. If you want to travel by train, by make sure to purchase your ticket from the Gambir station or through a travel agent. Cal

Calculating Your Transportation Cost

Before going on your trip to Bandung, you will want to determine how you plan to travel. By bus will be the cheapest, but by train and car will be the most enjoyable. Still yet, you should pick out how you want to travel and then use online resources to help calculate what your expected transportation expenses will be; this will help you develop a more accurate budget for your whole trip.

Bandung

The highland city of Bandung is only a short 2.5 hours’ drive southeast of Jakarta via toll road, and is the overwhelming destination of choice for Jakarta residents to get away for weekends and long holidays. Lately it has also become a favorite holiday resort for tourists from Singapore and Malaysia, who come here in droves to shop and enjoy its nature and fabulous foods. And with its popularity, an abundance of hotels have sprouted offering business facilities to luxurious service or also budget rooms, and eateries galore serving yummy local dishes to old-style Dutch cuisine. Meanwhile, the adjacent cool town of Lembang and other scenic areas now also offer a wide variety of attractions and entertainment for the whole family, a haven for instagrammers.

Husein Sastranegara International Airport (Bandung)

Airlines that serving flights to and from the airport of the city of Bandung are:

Air Asia
Bandung – Kuala Lumpur
Kuala Lumpur – Bandung
Bandung – Singapore
Singapore – Bandung
Flights can be booked online through http://airasia.com

From Bandung to Lembang by ANGKOT

ANGKOT is a form of public transportation. This type of transportation tends to be extremely bumpy but very affordable. ANGKOT transportation has many stops, allowing you to travel to many different places in Bandung.

Garuda Indonesia

Headquarters: Soekamo-Hatta International Airport Cengkareng, Jakarta 19120 Indonesia

www.garuda-indonesia.com

Lion Air

Headquarters: 7 Gajah Mada, Jakarta 10130 Indonesia
www.lionair.co.id

Citilink

Headquarters: Citicon Tower Lantai 6, Jl. Jenderal S. Parman Kavling 72 Jakarta, Jakarta 11410 Indonesia
www.citilink.co.id

Wings Air

Headquarters: Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, Jakarta Indonesia
www.lionair.co.id

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