Jakarta JKT - Pekanbaru PKU

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Information about Pekanbaru

Pekanbaru is the capital of the Riau province on the Indonesian island of Sumatra. The city is one of the main industrial hubs of Indonesia, and numerous domestic and foreign companies have made Pekanbaru home. The strategic location, with easy access to Malaysia and Singapore, has turned the city into a bustling metropolis over the years. However, you won’t just find factories and office buildings on your visit to Pekanbaru. Tourists flock to the area for its abundance of cultural, historical and modern sites. Visitors can explore the An-Nur Grand Mosque, the bustling Mall Ska Pekanbaru, the Pasar Bawah market, the Pekanbaru Great Mosque and Riau Fantasy, the largest leisure park in Sumatra, containing an abundance of wet and dry rides for playful tourists and locals alike. Whether you’re interested in history, the outdoors, nonstop shopping or delicious Sumatran eats, you’ll never find yourself bored in the capital city of Pekanbaru. Most travelers access the city through Sultan Syarif Kasim Ii International Airport, which serves domestic and international destinations. 

How long the time of flight is?

The time required to travel by air directly from Jakarta to Pekanbaru is 1 hour and 45 minutes. 

Time difference between cities

There is no time difference between Jakarta and Pekanbaru. If the time in Jakarta is 8 p.m., then the time in Pekanbaru is 8 p.m. 

Interesting facts

• Four airlines serve the route from Jakarta to Pekanbaru. Those airlines are Citilink, Garuda Indonesia, Lion Air and Batik Air.
• There are 21 flights scheduled each day for the route from Jakarta to Pekanbaru.
• There are 23,569 seats available each week for the direct flight from Jakarta to Pekanbaru.
• Thirty-three percent of the total flights on the route from Jakarta to Pekanbaru arrive in the morning.
• Lion Air to provides 39 percent of the total flights for the route from Jakarta to Pekanbaru.
• The smallest aircraft that flies from Jakarta to Pekanbaru is the Airbus A320, which has 150 passenger seats.

General information about this route

The flight distance between Soekarno-Hatta International Airport (CGK) in Jakarta and Sultan Syarif Kasim II International Airport (PKU) in Pekanbaru is 934 kilometers. 




Information about Jakarta

Jakarta is the capital city of the Republic of Indonesia and the capital of the Jakarta province. It is the largest metropolitan city in the country, serving as a main entrance for travelers who wish to vacation or do business in Indonesia. As the country’s cultural, political and economical hub, Jakarta is a place that attracts visitors to its numerous historical, cultural, natural and modern sites. Visitors can admire skyscrapers and shop at more than 100 malls or venture to the pristine beaches of Thousand Islands and discover the area’s rich marine tourism. There’s something for everyone in the capital city. Soekarno-Hatta International Airport is the main port of entry into the city and the country, as it is the busiest and largest airport in all of Indonesia. 

How long the time of flight is?

The time required to take a direct flight from Pekanbaru to Jakarta is 1 hour and 50 minutes. 

Time difference between cities

There is no time difference between Pekanbaru and Jakarta. If the time in Pekanbaru is 12 p.m., then the time in Jakarta is also 12 p.m. 

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Transportation from Sultan Syarif Kasim II International Airport to Pekanbaru City Center

Travelers arriving at Pekanbaru’s Sultan Syarif Kasim II International Airport have numerous transportation options for reaching the city center and beyond. Those transportation options are the following.

1. Special Airport Taxis

Travelers can use the Pekanbaru airport taxis, known as Puskopau taxis, to reach destinations throughout Pekanbaru and beyond. This is the only taxi option available to travelers reaching the city from the airport. However, if you’d like to take a less-expensive commercial taxi, you can exit the airport and find a variety of commercial taxis outside. Commercial taxis are also available to travelers accessing the airport from the center of town and other areas throughout Pekanbaru.

2. Trans Metro Pekanbaru Bus

Trans Metro Pekanbaru buses offer a number of routes and stops for passengers heading to different areas throughout the city. This bus system is similar to the Transjakarta system used in the capital city of Jakarta. To locate the bus, you must access the bus stop outside of the airport. The bus fare to reach the city of Pekanbaru is 4,000 Rp for one-way travel. The Trans Metro bus route that travels to the airport is the Perum Pandau - Pelita Coast route via Jalan Sudirman.

3. Public Transportation and OjeksTrans Metro Pekanbaru Bus

Travelers seeking an even cheaper way to travel into the city and beyond can locate the ojeks (or motorbike taxis) outside of the airport. The traditional price for a motorbike ride into Pekanbaru is 3,600 Rp, but the price is subject to change based on the distance traveled. Be sure to bargain with the motorbike driver to find a price that’s fair.






Transportation from Jakarta City Center to Soekarno-Hatta International Airport

Travelers flying out of Jakarta’s Soekarno-Hatta International Airport have numerous transportation options for reaching the airport from the city center and beyond. Those options are the following.

1. Damri Bus

Damri buses operate routes to the airport between 2 a.m. and 7 p.m., every day. The buses pick up passengers at numerous locations throughout the city and nearby areas, including Kemayoran, Kampung Rambutan, Mangga Dua, Blok M, Rawa Mangun, Pasar Minggu, Tanjung Priok, Gambir, Depok, Bekasi, Bogor, Serang, Cibinong, Karawang, Purwakarta and numerous others. The cost for riding a Damri bus to the airport depends on your location, but a one-way fare is usually between 40,000 Rp and 65,000 Rp.

2. Taxi

Three types of taxis can be used to access Soekarno-Hatta International Airport. They are regular taxis, executive taxis and online taxis. The cost of a taxi ride to the airport varies, but rides from downtown Jakarta typically cost around 200,000 Rp.

3. Bus

Several buses operate routes to Soekarno-Hatta International Airport. They are the following.

• Mas Agra route PGC Cililitan - Soekarno-Hatta International Airport PP 35,000 Rp per person
• Main Hiba route Depok - Soekarno-Hatta International PP 50,000 Rp per person
• Sinar Jaya route Cileungsi - Soekarno-Hatta International Airport PP 50,000 Rp per person
• Primajasa route Bandung - Soekarno-Hatta International Airport PP 115,000 Rp per person

4. Car rental

There are many car rental services located throughout Jakarta that can be used to access the airport. The most commonly used companies are Garuda Blue, Premier League Indonesia, Golden Bird and Trac. The cost of rental car depends on your location and the vehicle you choose.

5. Shuttle Bus

A free shuttle bus with a capacity of 25 people travels from Carrefour TransMart Cikokol to the airport several times per day. The bus departs TransMart Cikokol at 8 a.m., 11 a.m., 2 p.m., and 3 p.m.

Flight route between Jakarta and Pekanbaru: distance 934 km

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