DAMRI Angkutan Antar Lintas Batas Negara (ALBN) Brunei – Sarawak – Pontianak: Bandar Seri Begawan Brunei Darussalam DAMRI Cross-Border International Bus Information

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The DAMRI Angkutan Antar Lintas Batas Negara (ALBN) bus from Brunei is an international bus running through three countries in Borneo and West Kalimantan, starting from Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam all the way to Pontianak, Indonesia via Sarawak, Malaysia. This makes it possibly the longest bus service on Borneo and Kalimantan, a journey of 1,165 km with a journey time of around 24 hours inclusive of breaks. While I did not get on this super long bus journey on my trip, here’s some information about the international bus service from Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei.

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The DAMRI Angkutan Antar Lintas Batas Negara (ALBN) bus from Brunei departs from Waterfront Bandar Seri Begawan just like all other international buses from Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei.

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Online tickets for the DAMRI Angkutan Antar Lintas Batas Negara (ALBN) bus from Brunei are not available. They can, however, be purchased on the spot from Al Baraka Travel Service Sdn. Bhd., DAMRI’s official ticketing agent in Brunei located at 1st Floor, No. 13B, Jalan McArthur Building, Jalan McArthur, Bandar Seri Begawan BS8811, Brunei.

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The advertisement sign of the DAMRI Angkutan Antar Lintas Batas Negara (ALBN) bus from Brunei to Pontianak. This DAMRI ALBN bus is an executive air-conditioned Mercedes Benz which comes inclusive of a shared TV, DVD, on-board toilet, blanket, pillow, a packed rice meal and water dispenser.

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The counter is behind this glass door, made of a makeshift table.

Here are the fares for the DAMRI Angkutan Antar Lintas Batas Negara (ALBN) bus from Brunei to Pontianak, purchased from Al Baraka Travel Service Sdn. Bhd. in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei:

One Way
Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam to Pontianak, Indonesia: B$80.00/S$80.00

Pontianak, Indonesia to Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam: B$95.00/S$95.00

Return
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andar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam to Pontianak, Indonesia to Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam: B$175.00/S$175.00

Here are the fares for the DAMRI Angkutan Antar Lintas Batas Negara (ALBN) bus from Pontianak to Brunei, purchased from DAMRI in Pontianak, Indonesia:

One Way
Pontianak, Indonesia to Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam: Rp. 750,000

The DAMRI Angkutan Antar Lintas Batas Negara (ALBN) bus route from Pontianak to Brunei is as follows:

Pontianak – Sosok – Entikong-Tebedu Border – Serian/Seriaman – Bintulu – Sibu – Miri – Sungai Tujuh-Kuala Belait Border – Brunei Darussalam
and vice-versa (pp.)

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