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    Nighttrain to Yogyakarta

    by chrisvandenbroucke Written May 17, 2004

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    Night train departs in Bandung at 7 pm and arrives in Yoygakarta around 3 am the next morning.
    We paid 120.000 Rps each for the Execuiv and had very comfortable seats, free kroupouk and a free meal (chicken with nuggets).
    You get a blanket and you need it because of the airco

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    Argobromo

    by Goldenboy Written Mar 23, 2003

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    a better choice.

    Its a train route Jakarta - Bandung. Only about US$ 7, and you will be delivered to Bandung in time. With Air Conditions, and comfortable seats, 3 hours journey wouldn't feel that long. Check out the pic.

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    Some tips when you go and buy...

    by uleqan Updated Aug 26, 2002

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    Some tips when you go and buy the ticket yourself in the station. If you're lucky you can just go to the station and get a ticket for that day. But, not always. Buy the ticket at least a week in advance. The booking fee for having ticket in advance is only around 20cents. Peace of mind. You'll buy the ticket at the price you should pay. Otherwise, you might need to buy from the 'calo' (=people who buy a large sum of ticket and sell it at exorbitant prices, at least twice) They will approach anyone and offer anyone. If you want to buy from them, check with the selling booth first, whether it's really sold out or not. You can bargain with them.

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    Most likely you will travel...

    by uleqan Updated Aug 26, 2002

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    Most likely you will travel from Jakarta. Can travel by air, but go by rail instead you can enjoy the beautiful scenery, the tea plantation, some locals harvesting, etc. The station that I always go to is Stasiun Gambir (Gambir Station) in Jakarta Pusat (Center Jakarta). There are 3 types of seat. Economy (Ekonomi), Business (Bisnis) and Executive (Eksekutif). Notice how some Indonesian words are similar with English?
    I never sit economy class before (I'll never try and wouldn't reccomend you to do so). The only difference between business and executive is air conditioning. And it does matter! There was this one time me and my mom bought Business class, sat there, boiling like crazy, because the fan refused to do its job, and the train attendant walked around offering hot tea. There's not much price different. Hungry? Try the fried rice for $1, not bad, I always have it everytime I travel... the price hasn't change for two years.

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    There's a website with all the...

    by uleqan Written Aug 26, 2002

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    There's a website with all the time table and price. It's in Indonesian, but you can tell which one's the departure time, price, etc etc. It has the contact and addresses of each stations.

    http://www.pacific.net.id/content/transportasi/ka/

    Here's the translations:
    Ke = To.

    Nama Kereta = Name of Train.

    Berangkat = departs.

    Tiket = (literally means ticket) but here it means price.

    AC = Air conditioning.

    Note = Note (here they mentioned about operating days) It's all the abbreviations of days.
    Sen=Senin= Monday.
    Sel=Selasa= Tuesday.
    Rab=Rabu= Wednesday.
    Kam=Kamis= Thursday.
    Jum=Jum'at= Friday.
    Sab=Sabtu = Saturday.
    Ming=Minggu = Sunday.
    Rute = Route.
    Tiba = arrive.
    Sby=Surabaya.
    Ps Turi= Pasar Turi (station name in Surabaya).
    Gambir= Station name in Jakarta.
    Eks=Eksekutif=Executive class
    Spesial=Special.
    Bisnis=Business Class

    Obviously, to know which class is better, just see the price. More expensive = better class.

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    No time? Don't like views?...

    by uleqan Written Aug 26, 2002

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    No time? Don't like views? Ok,... you can get there by air. It's a 40 minutes flight. They don't fly from the main airport (Soekarno-Hatta) but from Husein Sastranegara domestic airport. Services are provided by Sempati, Merpati and Bouraq airlines. They run the service 9 times a day except Sunday, 7 times only. Price ranges from $6-9. Differences are in seat types.

    Further information check this website: http://asiatravel.com/bandinfo.html

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    HOW TO GET THEREBy...

    by Mangunsong Written Aug 26, 2002

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    HOW TO GET THERE

    By Air
    Husein Sastranegara domestic airport Iinks Bandung with Jakarta and most major cities in Java. Services are provided by Merpati Sempati and Bouraq.

    Merpati Nusantara Airlines (about 40 minutes)
    Monday - Saturday 9 times flight :
    at 7.00 am, 8.00 am, 10.00 am, 12.00 noon, 1.00 pm, 3.00 pm, 4.00 pm, 5.00 pm.
    Special for Sunday 7 times flight:
    7.00 am, 8.00 am, 11.00 am, 12.00 noon, 2.00 pm, 3.00 pm, 5.00 pm.
    Price :
    Executive : Rp. 90.700,-
    Business : Rp. 87.500,-
    Economy : Rp. 65.000,-

    Sempati Air
    8.00 am - 8.50 am, 16.15 pm - 17.05 pm.
    Price : : Rp. 65.400,

    By TrainThe best way to get to Bandung from Jakarta is by train, taking the beautiful scenery enroute. Regular departures leave Jakarta's Gambir station. The executive class is recommended. The trip takes around three hours. From Bandung trains also travel to Yogyakarta

    Parahyangan Train (it takes about 3 hours)
    Everyday :Departure at 5.05 am, 5.30 am, 7.30 am, 8.30 am, 9.30 am,10.30 am, 11.30 am, 12.30 pm, 13.30 pm, 14.30 am,15.30 pm, 16.30 pm, 17.30 pm, 18.30 pm, 19.30 pm,20.30 pm, 21.30 pm.
    Price :
    Executive : Rp. 26.500,-
    Business : Rp. 15.000,-

    Argo Gede Train

    Everyday :
    Departure at 9.00 am - 11.20 am, 18.00 pm - 20.20 pm.
    Price : Rp. 33.000,

    By Car
    The best way to get around Bandung is by taxi or minibus hired via your hotel . The city center can be comfortably discovered on foot Jakarta - Bandung via Puncak Rp. 6.500,-- Jakarta - Bandung via Cikampek / Subang Rp. 6.500,-

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    Local: Most roads in the...

    by Kozzmozz Written Aug 25, 2002

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    Local: Most roads in the centre of town are one way. This makes it quite a struggle getting around town.
    Bus: city buses go north-south or east-west, 250Rp.
    Taxi: 4 companies run metered taxi services. Taxis can also be chartered by the hour.
    Air: Bandung's airport is 4 km from the city.
    Train: The station is in the centre of town behind the bemo station. Regular connections with Jakarta's Kota and Gambir stations

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    You can fly from Jakarta to...

    by Ani_Abdullah Written Aug 24, 2002

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    You can fly from Jakarta to Bandung but it is preferable to go to Bandung by train. Upon arriving at the Soekarno-Hatta airport at Jakarta, take the Dambi (or is that Damdri?) bus to Gambir. Cost is Rp 5,000. And take the train to Bandung. The train has only two class, Business (Bisnis) and Executive. Executive class is airconditioned and Bisnis is not. Other than that, no other difference between the two class. Cost for the Bisnis class is Rp20,000 and Executive is higher.
    Again and again, I have to recommend the angkot but then you can also take the bus which is more expensive and the taxi.

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    Train From Bandung to Gambir,Jakarta

    by reezal Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    Argo gede

    Depart & Arrival Bandung -Gambir, Jakarta :
    0530 -0810, 0625-0807, 0730 -10.10, 0915-1155, 1025-1307, 1210-1452, 1425-1710,1620-1900, 1805-2045.
    Friday, Sat, Sunday and Monday.
    Cost RP 75,000

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    Argo Willis (1)

    by egonwegh Written Nov 14, 2006

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    Argo Willis ready for departure, Bandung (Java)

    Argo Willis ready for departure at Bandung railway station bound for Yogyakarta. Spectacular sights along the way!

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    "Angkot" Take you going anywhere

    by mkurniawan Written May 7, 2004

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    Angkot or Angkutan Kota means Public transportation. its will take you going anywhere destination. There are several main angkot terminal such as, Ledeng, Cicaheum, Leuwipanjang, Kalapa.

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    Becak - Sleepy tricycle

    by Goldenboy Updated Nov 22, 2003

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    Sorry dude, sleep first - by Goldenboy

    Enjoy pasundan's wind by Becak, for short destination. specially if ya know the direction, at least rough direction. Need to bargain on the price. normlly start on Rp 2000, for about 1 km long.

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