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Soekarno–Hatta Jakarta Airport to Bandung

Nestled between giant volcanos and large tea plantations, Bandung is the capital of Indonesia’s West Java province. One of the most Instagrammable locations in Indonesia, Bandung is famous for its deco architecture, scion outlets and stunning cascading scenery.

When it comes to travelling from Jakarta Airport to Bandung, you have three different transfer options; taxi, bus or train. Taking a Soekarno Hatta airport taxi is the most convenient way to travel to Bandung as it takes just 2 hours and 20 minutes and costs around €85 (IRD 1320,000). A cheap transfer option is to take the train, which costs €12 (IDR 190,000) but isn’t direct, so takes around 3 hours and 40 minutes to reach Bandung. Your final option is the slowest, and that’s the Primajasa bus. The total journey time is 5 hours but tickets cost just €7.50 (IDR 150,000).

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Comparison of the options

PRICE FOR 2PASSENGERS
OPTION PRICE DURATION AVAILABILITY
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Taxi €85 140min 24/7
Bus €15 300min 07:00–02:00
Train €24 220min 06:20–18:57

How to get from Jakarta Airport to Bandung by Taxi

The quickest and most comfortable way to get from Jakarta airport to Bandung is by taking a taxi. Jakarta airport taxis take just 2 hours and 20 minutes to reach Bandung and they are the only direct transfer option. The cost for this journey will be around €85 (IRD 1320,000), based on a taximeter.

How much is a taxi from Soekarno Hatta airport to Bandung
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The local drivers outside of Jakarta airport don’t offer a set rate fare for the journey into Bandung. Instead, they will calculate your fare using a taximeter based on the distance travelled and time taken. The average fare from Jakarta airport to Bandung is €85 (IRD 1320,000).

If you’d prefer a set rate fare for your Jakarta airport transfer, we recommend pre-booking with a trusted company such as Welcome Pickups.

Cost

€85 (IRD 1320,000)

Trip Duration

2 Hrs 20 Min.

*Prices may vary unless booked in advance.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

Taxis are available 24/7 outside of Jakarta Airport.

Where do I find a taxi at Jakarta Airport?

Taxis are available outside of all three terminals at Jakarta airport. As you exit, simply look for the long line of cars and join the queue.

Convenience

The only direct way to get from Soekarno Hatta airport to Bandung is by taking a taxi. You won’t need to make any changes or drag your luggage through different stations. You can simply make your way to Bandung in a private and airconditioned vehicle in just 2 hours and 20 minutes.

Editor’s Note

Although taking a taxi is the most expensive transfer option, you can split the fare between up to 4 people to reduce your fare, while still enjoying the convenience.

Useful Tips

Make sure your taximeter is switched on and set to the base fare before you begin your journey.
No Jakarta taxi will accept card payments. Be sure to have cash in the local currency with you.
Tipping your Jakarta taxi driver is expected. The usual amount to tip is 10-20% of your final fare.

How to get from Jakarta Airport to Bandung by Bus

The Primajasa buses run from Soekarno Hatta airport to Bandung every day from 07:00 to 02:00. They are the cheapest transfer option as they cost just €7.50 (IDR 150,000) one-way, but they are very slow, with a 5 hour travel time.

How much is the bus from Soekarno Hatta airport to Bandung?

The cost of a one-way ticket on the Primajasa bus from Jakarta airport to Bandung is €7.50 (IDR 150,000). You can purchase your ticket up to 30 minutes before the departure of your bus from the specialist kiosk.

Cost

€7.50 (IDR 150,000)

Trip Duration

5 Hrs.

*There's an average waiting time of 30 minutes for the Primajasa bus.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

The Primajasa buses run from 07:00 to 02:00.

Where do I find the bus at Jakarta Airport?

The buses can be found at Terminals 1, 2 and 3 at Jakarta airport. Simply follow the signs for “Ground Transportation” and then look for the bus with the correct destination on it.

Convenience

Although taking the bus is a cheap transfer option, it’s not the most convenient way to get from Jakarta airport to Bandung. The journey time is extremely long and the final stop is around 6 km outside of the centre of Bandung, in Alun-Alun Bandung. From there, you will need to take a taxi to your hotel, increasing the cost and time of your journey,

Timetables

Editor’s Note

Taking the bus is the least stressful of the public transfer options, but it's extremely slow. If you're looking for a cheap yet fast public transport option, I recommend taking the train.

Useful Tips

You must reserve your seat at least 30 minutes before the bus departs.
Every passenger can bring a 20kg bag for free. If your luggage weighs more, it will be charged at €0.20 (IDR 3,000) per kg.
The bus doesn't run all the way into the centre of Bandung, it will stop at Alun-Alun Bandung.

How to get from Jakarta Airport to Bandung by Train

There’s no direct train from Soekarno Hatta airport to Bandung. You will first need to take a train from Jakarta airport to Gambir Station, then change to another train to reach Bandung. The total journey time is around 3 hours 40 minutes and the cost is €12 (IDR 190,000).

How much is the train from Jakarta Airport to Bandung?

The cost of the train from Jakarta airport to Gambir Station is €4.50 (IDR 70,000) and the cost of the train from there to Bandung is around €7.50 (IDR 120,000). That makes a total journey time from Soekarno Hatta airport to Bandung of €12 (IDR 190,000).

Cost

€12 (IDR 190,000)

Trip Duration

3 Hrs 40 Min.

*There's a waiting time of 30 minutes for the train from Jakarta Airport and 1 hour for the train from Gambir Station.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

The train from Jakarta Airport to Gambir Station runs from 06:20 to 23:20. The train from there to Bandung runs from 06:57 to 18:57.

Where do I find the train at Jakarta Airport?

The train station at Jakarta airport can easily be reached from all three terminals by a free Sky Train provided by Jakarta airport.

Convenience

Although the train is a cheap transfer option, it’s the most complicated way to get from Jakarta airport to Bandung. You will need to make a change in Gambir Station, which adds stress and time to your journey. There’s also very little luggage storage, so you will have to travel light.

Editor’s Note

You should only consider taking the train if you're not travelling in a group or with large luggage items. Otherwise, I recommend taking the bus or taxi for your transfer.

Useful Tips

You can purchase your train ticket online in advance to secure your seat.
You will need to change trains from a short-distance train to a long-distance one at Gambir Station.
Be sure to travel light, there's very little storage space on the trains.

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Frequently asked questions

What’s the distance from Jakarta airport to Bandung?

The distance from Jakarta airport to Bandung is 144 km. Taking a Jakarta Airport taxi will take around 2 hours and 20 minutes, the train will take around 3 hours and 40 minutes and the bus will take 5 hours to reach Bandung. 

What’s the cost of a taxi from Soekarno Hatta airport to Bandung?

The local taxi drivers at Jakarta Airport will use a taximeter to calculate your fare. The average cost for the journey from Soekarno Hatta airport to Bandung is €85 (IRD 1320,000). If you’d prefer to have a set rate fare you can rely on, you can pre-book your Jakarta Airport transfer with Welcome Pickups.

What are my options to travel from the airport of Jakarta to Bandung?

You have three options when it comes to travel from the airport of Jakarta to Bandung; taxi, bus or train. Taking a Jakarta airport taxi costs around €85 (IRD 1320,000) and takes just 2 hours and 20 minutes to reach Bandung. The bus is the cheapest transfer as it costs €7.50 (IDR 150,000), but also the longest, taking 5 hours. Your final option is the train, which takes 3 hours 40 minutes and costs around €12 (IDR 190,000).

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