Transportation & Reach
Jakarta being the capital city of Indonesia is conveniently linked with
other major cities and provinces by land, sea and air transportation.
Where larger towns of are linked both by bus and train networks, the
suburbs can also be easily visited through taxis or mini buses.
Jakarta Railway Transportation:
- Soekarno-Hatta International Airport. Named after Indonesia's first
president and vice president, Soekarno- Hatta is Jakarta's &
Indonesias main international gateways. It is located
approximately 25 km northwest of the capital, just a 30-minute drive by
toll road. The airport has two terminals, with Terminal 2 carrying
international flights and domestic flights using either Terminal 1 or 2.
Jakarta is connected to other parts of Java through an extensive rail
The railroad tracks connect Jakarta to its neighboring cities:
Jakarta Water Transportation:
- Depok & Bogor to the south
- Tangerang & Serpong to the west
- Bekasi, Karawang & Cikampek to the east While the major rail
stations are Gambir, Jatinegara, Manggarai, Tanah Abang and Jakarta
Jakarta is serviced by various sea-going vessels ranging from ferries to
nearby islands and enroute for liners passing through.
The city is a fairly important halt on the South-Asia circuit and an
important port for many passenger liners and cargo ships.
Local Transportation of Jakarta:
Jakarta is known for its notorious traffic jams so its always
safer to escape peak hours. Otherwise, making your way around the city is
fairly easy through means like:
Hotels & Accommodation
- Bus: It is a popular means of travel in the city run under a
bus transit system known as TransJakarta. Due to their good network,
getting around on buses isn't too much of a problem.
- Hired Cars or Taxis: Probably the best and most convenient
way to get around the city. There are a large number of rental companies
from whom you can hire a vehicle. The taxis though are obviously much
- Monorail: The green line serving
Semanggi-Casablanca-Kuningan-Semanggi and the blue line serving Kampung
- Mikrolet (mini buses), Bajaj (tricycle) & Becak (Cycle
rickshaws) besides are the other means of local Transport serving the
interiors of the city.
Jakarta, the capital city of Indonesia, is a place to find almost every
kind of hotel. Most of them are dotted close to the center of the city or
even in the center of the city itself.
With restaurants, shopping centers, sport centers, cultural spots and other
places of interest linked together near accommodation districts, you can
traverse the places during the day and then back to your hotel easily.
Recommended hotels for your stay in Jakarta
|Hotels of Jakarta
||$ 45- 80