Yogyakarta (Jogja) backpacker's guide

TRANSPORT to Bali

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There are 3 public transport to Bali from Yogyakarta:

1. Flight
2. Train
3. Bus

Usually backpacker choose train because it cheap and can see panorama or rice field from the train. Here the detail of those transport.

1. Flight

TIME:       AIRLINES:
7.35 am    Air Asia
7.10 am    Lion Air
7.55 am    Garuda
8.25 am    Air Asia
4.15 pm    Garuda
8.30 pm    Garuda
8.50 pm    Lion Air

BOOK THE FLIGHT TICKET NOW:
Provide by SkyScanner.

*) If you failed when booking via Skyscanner because your credit card is European card, you can book via Tiket.com. It always working. Here:

HOW TO GET TO THE AIRPORT?

PUBLIC TRANSPORT:
There is a cheap public transport to get there. Trans Jogja Bus. Ticket only IDR 4,000. First, you must go to halte bus/bus stop/shelter of Trans Jogja. Then, you must reach to Lempuyangan halte (halte Lempuyangan). Ask to the operator if you still confused. Operator will glad to give information. :-)

From Malioboro or Sosrowijayan street (backpacker street):
please take Route 1A – Stop in Airport Shelter,
From Prawirotaman street (backpacker street):
please take Route 1A at Taman Pintar Shelter– Stop in Airport Shelter

From Condongcatur Bus Station :
please take Route 3B – Stop in Airport Shelter
From Tugu Railway Station :
please take Route 1A – Stop in Airport Shelter
From Jombor Bus Station :
please take Route 2B – Stop in Condongcatur shelter/halte.
Then, take Route 3B – Stop in Airport Shelter
From Giwangan Bus Station :
please take Route 3A – Stop in Airport Shelter

*) Trans Jogja operates from 5:30 am until 9:30 pm.

ADI SUCIPTO AIRPORT IN THE NIGHT

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2. Train

There is only 1 train to Ketapang, Banyuwangi from Yogyakarta. Sri Tanjung is the name of train. it’s economic class (Rp100,000).

TRAIN:                DEPARTURE TIME:       STATION:             ARRIVAL TIME:       STATION:
Sri Tanjung          7.15 am                          Lempuyangan       9.30 pm                    Banyuwangi Baru

After 14 hours trip you will arrive in Banyuwangi Baru Railway Station, you have to take a walk about 100 meters to harbour/dock port ‘Ketapang’ to get Ferry to Gilimanuk Bali. Get the Ferry (Rp8000), after 30 minutes you will arrived at Gilimanuk dock/port, then you have take a walk to get bus (Rp45,000 – Rp55,000) from Gilimanuk to Ubung bus station, Denpasar, Bali for 3-4 hours trip by a bus.

VOLCANO VIEW FROM KETAPANG

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*) When you arrived at Ketapang dock/port for a Ferry or Gilimanuk dock/port for a bus to Denpasar, sometime you will meet person who offering you for expensive ticket. Sometime they wear fake official shirt. They try to abuse you with high price of ticket. They lift up the 3 times until 5 times than normal price. You must be careful about this abusement.

**) Don’t surprise if you found some person coming close to you and offering taxi, motobike, minibus, etc in the bus station. Yes, sometime it’s bothering you. Just abandon them, smile and say No, thank you if you don’t want to use their service.

***) If you feel not safe or not comfort to continue the trip to Bali because it’s already late of the night, you can take a rest at Puri Made homestay. It’s in front of Ketapang ferry port. Then you can continue the trip in the morning.

BALI ISLAND & SUNRISE VIEW FROM KETAPANG FERRY PORT:

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BOOK THE TRAIN TICKET VIA OFFICIAL WEBSITE NOW:
https://tiket.kereta-api.co.id/

*) Translation words:
Tanggal = Date
Stasiun Asal = Departing Railway Station
Stasiun Tujuan = Destination Railway Station
Dewasa = Adult
Infant = Baby (Under 3 years)
Tahun = Years
Tampilkan = Show Information
Cek kode booking = Check Booking Code

*) The booking term: You can booking the ticket 90 days until 2 days before departing date. You can’t  book 1 day before departing date, you should go to buy the ticket on the railway station.

**) You can also buy train ticket on Indomaret shop, after that you can print the ticket on Train Station. The price should be more expensive Rp20,000 than normal price.

***) If you failed when booking via official website, you can book via Tiket.com. It always working. Here:

LEMPUYANGAN RAILWAY STATION IN THE NIGHT

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HOW TO GET TO THE LEMPUYANGAN RAILWAY STATION?

PUBLIC TRANSPORT:
There is a cheap public transport to get there. Trans Jogja Bus. Ticket only IDR 4,000. First, you must go to halte bus/bus stop/shelter of Trans Jogja. Then, you must reach to Lempuyangan halte (halte Lempuyangan). Ask to the operator if you still confused. Operator will glad to give information. :-)

From Malioboro or Sosrowijayan street (backpacker street):
please take Route 2A – Stop in Flyover Lempuyangan Shelter, then take a walk to the station.
From Prawirotaman street (backpacker street):
please take Route 4A at Tamansiswa street – Stop in Hayam Wuruk Shelter, then take a walk to the station.

*) Better you bring food & drink from your stay. The food & drink that sell in the train is expensive.

3. Bus

Sorry. Not updated yet.

*) Use a bus as a trip is not recommended. Too many broker, unsafe and not comfort. You know our traffic and sometime crazy driver.

 

HOW TO GET THE AIRPORT or RAILWAY STATION or BUS STATION:

http://www.yogya-backpacker.com/category/transport-point/

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