How to get Probolinggo (Mt. Bromo ) from Banyuwangi

Thursday, December 3, 2015 0 comments
Banyuwangi - Probolinggo by Train
There are two train stations that you could reach to catch your train, Banyuwangi Baru Train Station is the closest from Ketapang Ferry Port. Just 5 minutes walk to the right of the ferry exit. If you have already stay in the city centre, Karangasem Train Station will be the closest station for you to reach to buy your ticket. Here are trains that you could catch up to Probolinggo :

Sritanjung
An economic train completed with air conditioner, one seat for one person, and wagon inside toilet. The ticket cost IDR 100.000/person, leave Banyuwangi at 6.15 am and approximately arrive Probolinggo at 11.30 am.

Mutiara Timur Siang
Available in 2 classes with different facilities and prices each categories. Business class cost IDR 85.000/person and IDR 120.000/person for executive with first class facilities. The rates change depend on the date, weekend will cost higher and public holiday cause the highest rate. The train available at 8.30 am from Banyuwangi, estimated take around 5 hours to reach Probolinggo train station. 

Probowangi
Economic train named Probowangi leave Banyuwangi at around 12.30 pm head to Probolinggo, it is not recommended to go by this train due to you will be over night when getting Probolinggo. Public transport to go Bromo area are quite difficult to find.

Book your train here : www.tiket.com

Probolinggo Train Station - Cemara Lawang (Bromo area)
Probolinggo Tourism Office
Probolinggo Tourist Office
There will be agencies in the train station ready to be negotiate to get your accomodation easily, but it will really much costly. Simply take bemo letter D in front of the station to take you to Bayuangga Bus Terminal (IDR 5.000/person), change with mini bus or Bison (IDR 35.000/person) to Cemara Lawang area. Or simply visit government tourism information in front of Probolinggo Train Station to get the detail information, the staff was helpful and friendly.

Where to Stay in Bromo area
Setia Kawan Homestay IDR 150.000 per-night
Budget homestay located in Cemara Lawang area only 10 metres walk from the homestay you could enjoy the entire landscape of mount bromo. The homestay itself consist of 2 floors with 3 basic room and shared bathroom. I personally like the homestay due to its location, seems like you get the best view point with less money. Other similar homestay could be found around the area with competitive price.

Cemara Indah Hotel start from IDR 300.000 per-night
Midrange hotel just in front of Setia Kawan Homestay, the hotel guests could enjoy the scenery of Bromo in front of their room door. The hotel could set up jeep for sunrise tour with competitive price than offered on the street side. Breakfast will be served at their cafe area or you could find meals out of the hotel by cheap.
Cemara Indah Location : Cemara Lawang, Probolinggo. Telp. (0335) 541019 or visit www.cemaraindahhotel.com 

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