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How to get to Bandung

By Air

At the moment, there is only one international flight to Bandung, from Kuala Lumpur, which is operated by AirAsia Berhad and Malaysia Airlines.

However, there are many domestic flights from various Indonesian cities, including Balikpapan, Denpasar (Bali), Jakarta (Halim Perdanakusuma Airport), Medan,Palembang, Pekanbaru, Surabaya and Yogyakarta.

For those coming to Bandung from Jakarta:

A. By Travel Shuttle Services from Sukarno-Hatta International Airport (CGK)

Travel shuttles, also known as "travel" in Indonesian, can take you to specific drop-off points in Bandung, or sometimes even to your hotel. There are a few travel shuttle sales counters at the airport that can take you to Bandung. Travel time is around 3-4 hours.

B. High Speed Train from Whoosh Station, Halim

The Whoosh High-Speed Train connects Jakarta to Bandung in under an hour. Launched in September 2023, there are multiple daily departures, making travel flexible, while onboard dining ensures comfort. Eco-friendly and efficient, Whoosh reduces travel time significantly compared to traditional trains and road transport.

C. By Car

Driving from Jakarta to Bandung takes about 3 hours, depending on traffic conditions. The route involves taking the Cipularang Toll Road, which connects the two cities directly.

Know what your package includes

If you decide to take a tour, know what your package includes, and what it excludes. If you are unsure whether certain expenditure items are included, make sure you clarify this with the agency to avoid getting hit with hidden costs, like parking fees, entrance fees, etc. 

Make your travel more meaningful

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Your trip can also be made more memorable by taking part in activities and experiences that are offered locally. You can discover more things to do in Bandung here:

Check on your guide’s English proficiency

The level of English proficiency in and around Bandung is not yet high, so it’s a good idea to check if your guide is able to converse at a level you’re comfortable with. If possible, try to arrange a quick phone call to assess the guide’s proficiency.