Transportation

Bus in Merdeka Square & Central Jakarta

Damri

Runs buses every 15 to 30 minutes between Gambir train station and Soekarno-Hatta International Airport. The route takes around 45 minutes depending on traffic. The bus company also runs routes from Mall Thamrin Cit…
Train Station in Merdeka Square & Central Jakarta

Gambir Train Station

The most convenient and important of Jakarta's train stations. It's on the eastern side of Merdeka Square, a 15-minute walk from Jl Jaksa. It handles express trains to Bandung, plus routes to Yogyakarta, Solo, Semar…
Monorail in Jakarta

Jakarta LRT

Along with the construction of an MRT, Jakarta is developing a light-rail transit system, set to open at the end of 2018. The 60-trillion-rupiah project will span 130km. Planned routes will go between Soekarno-Hatta…
Taxi in Jakarta

Grab

This Singaporean tech company is Jakarta's answer to Uber (Grab actually bought Uber out in Indonesia in 2018). The easy car and motorcycle ride app service is one of the cheapest and most convenient in the city. It…
Metro in Jakarta

Jakarta MRT

Set to be fully open in 2019, the MRT will run more than 100km around the city, serving north to south (Kampung Bandan to Lebak Bulus) and east to west (Kembangan 2 to Ujung Menteng) Jakarta. Each line will have rou…
Airport in Jakarta

Soekarno-Hatta International Airport

Soekarno-Hatta International Airport is 35km west of the city centre. All international flights and some domestic flights operate from CGK. Surging passenger numbers mean that it can get chaotic: give yourself plent…
Taxi in Jakarta

Bluebird

The most reliable taxi company. There's also a Bluebird app, in which you can enter your precise location and drop-off destination in English and pay in cash. Taxis are metered. Minimum charges may apply to advance …
Bus Station in Jakarta

Lebak Bulus Bus Terminal & MRT

Runs bus routes to Blok M, Senen and Kota, plus other citywide locations. Lebak Bulus Station is also on the Jakarta MRT route, which should be fully operational by 2019.
Ferry in Jakarta

Pelni Ticketing Office

Pelni shipping services operate on infrequent schedules to dozens of ports all over the archipelago. This is the main ticket office for Jakarta; it's 1.5km northwest of the Monumen Nasional in the city centre.
Train Station in Cikini & Menteng

BNI City Station

A station for the Soekarno-Hatta airport rail link. There are self-service flight check-in machines here. Journeys to the airport cost 70,000Rp and take 45 minutes.