Bandung Jakarta Trip
How far is Bandung to Jakarta? What is the best way to travel Bandung Jakarta? Are there any interesting sites that you can visit between Bandung and Jakarta? Many of you who have never been to either Jakarta or Bandung before and plan to visit both cities might question all the questions above. However the answers might differ, according to the time of traveling.
Bandung Jakarta Trip – How Long & How
Let me answer the first question about how far Bandung Jakarta is. Actually Bandung is not too far from Jakarta. It is only 178 km away, and you can go from Jakarta to Bandung or vice versa within only 2 hours or even less if you drive really fast through the toll road. However the traveling time between Bandung Jakarta is sometimes unpredictable during the end of long weekends or national holiday when many Jakarta people who travel to Bandung have to go back to their home town on those particular days. During this period of heavy traffic, such as in long weekends, sometimes it can take up to 6 hours to travel from Jakarta to Bandung at the beginning of holiday season, and another 6 hours to travel Bandung – Jakarta at the end of holiday seasons.
There are many ways of how to travel Bandung Jakarta. As the tourism industry in Bandung is developing rapidly, now there are more and more choices of how to travel from the city of Jakarta to Bandung. Some of the most popular choices are by buses, trains and private cars. If you really have to, you can also travel to Jakarta by plane or even motor cycle .
With so many choices of traveling Bandung – Jakarta, what is the best and fastest way then to reach Bandung? It depends on when you’re traveling. If you plan to come to Bandung during holiday season, and you don’t want to be trapped in a traffic jam, you can choose either by plane or train. If you choose to travel by train, you can arrive in Bandung in around 3 hours or even less, and the ticket is pretty reasonable too, starting at Rp 45,000 per person.
However if you plan to come to Bandung by plane from Jakarta, you have to go to Halim Perdanakusuma airport first, instead of Soekarno Hatta airport. And it takes only about 20 to 25 minutes from Jakarta to Bandung and vice versa.
What to Visit Between Bandung – Jakarta
What are the interesting places to visit between Bandung Jakarta? Well, there are quite a lot of interesting places to visit between Bandung and Jakarta. One of the best and most interesting places to visit is definitely Bogor Safari Park at Cisarua area, close to Puncak area. However, you’d better not visit this place during long holiday season, or you’ll be trapped in the traffic jam all along the way which can take up to 6 hours or even more! This is because there are also millions of Jakarta people coming to visit this area during long holiday season, making it very difficult to find accommodation, restaurants, etc.
Other interesting places to visit between Bandung – Jakarta can be found below:
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