Transportation

Bus in Padang

Tranex

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) hea…
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 two…
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 to …
Bus in Padang

Damri

White Damri buses are a cheaper alternative (23,500Rp) to taking a taxi to the airport. They loop through Padang (though there aren't many clearly designated stops) roughly hourly between 6.15am and 5.15pm. Tell the…
Ferry in Padang

Sungari Muara Ferry Dock

Padang has regular connections to the Mentawai Islands by boat. The Sungari Muara Ferry Dock is the dock used by the fast-boat service.
Bus in Padang

Putra Mandau

Putra Mandau links Padang to Dumai if you’re travelling to/from Sumatra by sea from Malaysia or Singapore.
Bus in Sungai Penuh

Safa Marwa

Minibuses between Sungai Penuh and destinations such as Padang, Bukittinggi, Bengkulu and Jambi.
Bus in Padang

Safa Marwa

Safa Marwa has regular minibus departures to Sungai Penuh (for Kerinci Seblat National Park).
Bus in Padang

AWR Travel

AWR Travel is a reliable company offering minibus hotel pick-up.
Airport in Padang

Bandara Internasional Minangkabau

Padang’s international airport is 20km north of town.