How To Get To Banyuwangi (Flight, Train, Bus, And Ferry)

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Banyuwangi has a well connected transportation, you could get here from other part of Indonesia easily by flights, trains, buses, and ferries. Here we will write a post about "How To Get To Banyuwangi ?, Let's Rock... Arrrggghhh

1. HOW TO GET TO BANYUWANGI BY FLIGHT ?

Flight to Banyuwangi only availabe from Surabaya and Denpasar (Bali), flight operates by Garuda Airline and Lion Air twice in a day that takes time mostly at noon. All flights depart from Banyuwangi will be held from Blimbingsari Airport, it is one hour drive from Banyuwangi city center. So make sure you will arrive there in time, the best way to get to Blimbingsari Airport is by hiring a taxi as there is no public transportation available to go to the airport. Taxi will cost you approximately IDR 150.000, there is also airport bus operated by DAMRI from Blimbingsari Airport to the center.



2. HOW TO GET TO BANYUWANGI BY TRAIN ?
Banyuwangi has well connected train, you could get there easily from other part of Java. Train is the second best option after flight, it is the most popular transportation for Indonesian. Nowadays, Indonesian trains have already improved a lot, more comfort as all trains are equipped by AC, more secure as there is always guards on the train, and cleaner. Here are trains that you could take to get to Banyuwangi :

Train From Yogyakarta To Banyuwangi

There is a direct train called SRITANJUNG which depart from Lempuyangan Train Station in Yogyakarta at 6.30 AM to Banyuwangi with arrival time 9.00 PM. It is economic long distance train that also make a stop at Surabaya, Probolinggo, Jember, and cost you for IDR 94.000.

Train From Surabaya To Banyuwangi

Train travel from Surabaya to Banyuwangi have more options, economic, business, and first class train leave daily from Surabaya Gubeng Train Station. Here the list :


  • Mutiara Timur Siang | Departure 08.30 am - Arrival 03.00 pm | From IDR 85.000 - 150.000
  • Sritanjung | Departure 01.15 pm - Arrival 09.00 pm | From IDR 94.000
  • Mutiara Timur Malam | Departure 10.00 pm - Arrival 05.00 am |  From IDR 100.000 - 180.000
Train From Malang To Banyuwangi

There is only one train available daily from Malang to Banyuwangi called Tawang Alun Train which depart at 3.45 pm then arrive in Banyuwangi at 11 pm (cost for IDR 65.000). Tawang Alun is an economic long distance train, equipped with AC and food court.



3. HOW TO GET TO BANYUWANGI BY BUS ?

Travel by bus to get to Banyuwangi could be doable from most cities in Java such as Yogyakarta, Surabaya, Probolinggo, and Malang. What you need to concern is some busses will not go directly to Banyuwangi as it is a transit bus. Banyuwangi main bus station is "Terminal Brawijaya", located at Jalan Brawijaya about 10 minutes drive to the city center. Bus prices is varied depend on the departure city, Surabaya to Banyuwangi mostly cost IDR 150.000 / Person (AC and Direct Bus).

4. HOW TO GET TO BANYUWANGI BY FERRY ?


Ferries only connect between Bali and Banyuwangi, the ferries run 24 hours non stop which means there is always a ferry cross every 15 minutes. Actually it will need 45 minutes to cross, we have also traffic on sea that will make your crossing time take almost 1.5 hours. To cross by ferry will cost IDR 6.000 / Person, please buy the ticket at the official ticket counter to prevent scam practice.

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