Bus in Malang

Gunung Harta

Centrally located bus company offering daily services to Yogyakarta (145,000Rp, eight hours) and Denpasar (220,000Rp, 12 hours) at 4.30pm, and Jakarta (330,000Rp, 14 hours) at noon.

Cycling in Lovina

Sovina Shop

Sovina Shop has a good selection of bicycles for hire from 40,000Rp per day. Motorbikes are 60,000Rp per day.

Bus Station in Bandung

Cicaheum Bus Terminal

On the eastern outskirts, Cicaheum bus terminal serves Cirebon (normal/air-con 40,000/100,000Rp, four hours, hourly), Garut (normal/air-con 25,000/30,000Rp, two hours, every 40 minutes), Pangandaran...

Boat in Labuan Bajo

Perama Tour & Travel

Perama's three-day, two-night trip links Labuan Bajo and Lombok, with all meals provided and stops at islands, villages and dive spots.

Bus in Merdeka Square & Central Jakarta


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...

Bus in Padang


Tranex buses depart for Bukittinggi (30,000Rp) from the city’s northern fringes, outside the Wisma Indah building. They're half the price of door-to-door minibuses but you have to catch any white angkot (3000Rp)...

Taxi in Bali

Blue Bird Taxi

The best taxi company by far, Blue Bird Taxi uses blue vehicles with a light on the roof bearing a stylised bluebird. Drivers speak reasonable English and use the meter at all times. Many expats will use no other...

Ferry in Pantai Bungus & Sungai Pinang

Ambu Ambu & Gambolo

The biggest ferries connecting Padang and the Mentawai Islands. Options include air-conditioned VIP seats (123,000Rp), more basic economy seats (92,000Rp) and wooden berths you can lie down on (50,000Rp). Of the...

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,...

Airport in Yogyakarta

Yogyakarta International Airport

Yogya's new international airport is located 45km southwest from the centre of town. It commenced domestic flights in 2019; however, it was not expected to be fully operational for international arrivals until...

Car Hire in Yogyakarta

Angkasa Trans

Mr Dwi Cahyono of Akgkasa Trans comes highly recommended. An excellent driver, who speaks some English and goes above and beyond for clients, he caters for independent travellers who have their own itineraries...

Monorail in Jakarta

Jakarta LRT

Along with the construction of an MRT, Jakarta is developing a light-rail transit system, set to open late 2019. The 60-trillion-rupiah project will span 130km. Planned routes will go between Soekarno-Hatta...

Taxi in Jakarta


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....

Bus in Candidasa


Runs shuttle services to Kuta (75,000Rp, three hours, three daily) via Ubud (75,000Rp, two hours) and Sanur (75,000Rp, 2½ hours), Padangbai (35,000Rp, 30 minutes, three daily), Tirta Gangga (75,000Rp, 45 minutes,...

Boat in Labuan Bajo

Varanus Travel

Easily missed on a side street leading uphill from Jl Mutiara, this agency run by Varanus Travel is the place to get tickets for long-distance boat travel. Schedules posted in the windows outline twice-monthly...

Shuttle in Kuta & Legian


The main tourist shuttle-bus operation in town; may do hotel pickups and drop-offs for an extra 10,000Rp (confirm with staff when making arrangements). It usually has at least one bus a day to destinations...

Boat in Padang

Mentawai Fast

Mentawai Fast conveniently runs from the dock in central Padang to the Mentawai Islands; note that when it stops at Sikabaluan en route to Siberut from Padang, the total journey time to Siberut is six hours. Get...

Bus in Bali

Kura-Kura Bus

This innovative expat-owned tourist bus service covers important areas of south Bali and Ubud. Buses have wi-fi and run during daylight and early evening; from every 20 minutes to over two hours. Check schedules...

Metro in Jakarta

Jakarta MRT

The first phase of the MRT commenced operation in early 2019, serving north to south (Kampung Bandan to Lebak Bulus). When fully completed the MRT will run more than 100km around the city and each line will have...

Ferry in Pulau Weh

Express Ferry

The Express Ferry runs from Pulau Weh to Uleh-leh at 8am and 2.30pm daily (45 minutes to one hour), with an additional service at 4pm Friday to Sunday in season (usually July through August). Services from the...