After having read all my posts on my trip from Singapore to Bali by Land and Sea, you might think that I've spent a lot on this trip considering that I've travelled in First Class on the ship from Batam to Jakarta, in Eksekutif Class on all long-distance trains and slept in hotels instead of … Continue reading Singapore to Bali by Land and Sea: A 7-day mini-adventure for under S$500!
It's only a short hop from Malang to Surabaya with a distance of less than 100km. However, the only afternoon train with a good timing that suits me so happens to be the most expensive option - the KA Bima. Luckily though, there is a special flat fare of Rp60,000 for journeys on the KA … Continue reading Day 4: KA Bima from Malang to Surabaya Gubeng
As the processing fee for Tiket.com didn't make sense for me to pre-book my short-distance ticket on the KA Bima from Malang to Surabaya, I decided to get my ticket on the spot on the day of my departure after arriving from Jakarta. However, do this only if you are 100% sure of what you're doing. Inside … Continue reading Day 4: Purchasing Train Tickets at the Go Show Counter
Back at Gambir after around 2 years since my last train trip departing from here. Something new here this time though, is the presence of the check-in counters, a new system in place from this year onwards. The KA Gajayana is a daily overnight train running between Jakarta Gambir and Malang via Purwokerto and Blitar, … Continue reading Day 3-4: KA Gajayana from Jakarta Gambir to Malang