Flight Review – Scoot TR251: Palembang to Singapore by Airbus A320-200

After exploring the Palembang LRT here, here, here and here, it was time to head back to Singapore after just a night's stay in Palembang. Despite being only a 2-day stay, Scoot's TR250 and TR251 combination allows for a perfect weekend getaway to Palembang. Yeah, not the most impressive ideal destination from Singapore as compared … Continue reading Flight Review – Scoot TR251: Palembang to Singapore by Airbus A320-200

Palembang LRT: Bumi Sriwijaya to Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport by Train

The Palembang LRT is Indonesia’s first intra-city light rail transit system connecting Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport and Jakabaring Sports City via the city centre. The line was completed just in time for the 2018 Asian Games, also known as Jakarta Palembang 2018, and is now a main mode of public transport for the people of Palembang. The Palembang LRT is … Continue reading Palembang LRT: Bumi Sriwijaya to Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport by Train

Palembang LRT: Ampera to Bumi Sriwijaya by Train

The Palembang LRT is Indonesia’s first intra-city light rail transit system connecting Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport and Jakabaring Sports City via the city centre. The line was completed just in time for the 2018 Asian Games, also known as Jakarta Palembang 2018, and is now a main mode of public transport for the people of Palembang. The Palembang LRT is … Continue reading Palembang LRT: Ampera to Bumi Sriwijaya by Train

Salvator Hotel Palembang: Budget Hotel adjacent to Cinde LRT Station

Salvator Hotel Palembang is an affordable hotel located near Pasar Cinde and perpendicular to Cinde LRT Station, which makes it convenient to explore the LRT line (aka my purpose of visit) and to get around Palembang in general since there are both LRT and Trans Musi bus services serving the road outside. The air-conditioned front desk … Continue reading Salvator Hotel Palembang: Budget Hotel adjacent to Cinde LRT Station

Palembang LRT: Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport to DJKA by Train

The Palembang LRT is Indonesia's first intra-city light rail transit system connecting Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport and Jakabaring Sports City via the city centre. The line was completed just in time for the 2018 Asian Games, also known as Jakarta Palembang 2018, and is now a main mode of public transport for the people of … Continue reading Palembang LRT: Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport to DJKA by Train

Flight Review – Scoot TR250: Singapore to Palembang by Airbus A319-100

Scoot TR250 is the only Saturday flight flying from Singapore to Palembang, departing at a comfortable schedule of 11.30am from Singapore for the 70-minute flight. As an added bonus, Scoot assigns an Airbus A319 for this Saturday short hop, so that means extra legroom for everyone. My boarding pass for the TR250 flight to Palembang, printed … Continue reading Flight Review – Scoot TR250: Singapore to Palembang by Airbus A319-100

Kertapati Station: The Rail Gateway to Palembang

Kertapati Railway Station is located in Kertapati district in Palembang, south of the main central area of Ampera Bridge. While out of the city, it functions as the sole rail gateway to Palembang, with train services from here running through South Sumatra, connecting it all the way to Lubuklinggau and Tanjung Karang (Bandar Lampung). Departure … Continue reading Kertapati Station: The Rail Gateway to Palembang

Railbus Kertalaya: Indralaya to Kertapati (Palembang) by Train

The Railbus Kertalaya is a daily train service linking Palembang's Kertapati Railway Station with Indralaya Railway Station, nearby the popular Universitas Sriwijaya (UNSRI) Indralaya Campus. It is the first railbus service in Indonesia and the only train to operate on this new branch line, originally meant to provide as an alternative to get to UNSRI … Continue reading Railbus Kertalaya: Indralaya to Kertapati (Palembang) by Train