SHIA Railink: Sudirman Baru (BNI City) to Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta International Airport by Airport Train

I had visited the KAI EXPO held from 3 to 4 November at ICE BSD Tangerang during my trip to have a look at PT KAI's biggest PR event of the year with plenty of booths to learn more about trains as well as to see what were the attractive discounted prices by agents. I … Continue reading SHIA Railink: Sudirman Baru (BNI City) to Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta International Airport by Airport Train

KA Argo Bromo Anggrek 2L: Jakarta Gambir to Surabaya Pasar Turi by Luxury Sleeper Train – The Best Train Seat in ASEAN

For this Indonesia trip, I wasn't going to miss the opportunity to try out what could arguably be the most discussed topic of Indonesian railways in 2018 - Indonesia's first "sleeper train". While I did not get into Jakarta in time to get the promotional fares, my journey on the Luxury Sleeper Train on the full … Continue reading KA Argo Bromo Anggrek 2L: Jakarta Gambir to Surabaya Pasar Turi by Luxury Sleeper Train – The Best Train Seat in ASEAN

KRDE Minangkabau Express: Minangkabau International Airport (BIM) to Padang (Simpang Haru) by Train

With the on time arrival of my AirAsia flight from KL , I had a comfortable 1 hour to clear immigration and catch the Minangkabau Express to the city. Despite being the third airport link in Indonesia, the Minangkabau Express does not charge a premium Railink rate, but rather, just a slightly higher fare than normal … Continue reading KRDE Minangkabau Express: Minangkabau International Airport (BIM) to Padang (Simpang Haru) by Train

KRDE Minangkabau Express : Minangkabau International Airport to Padang (Simpang Haru) by Train

The Minangkabau Express is Indonesia's third airport rail link after Medan's ARS Kualanamu and Jakarta's ARS Soekarno-Hatta. The service commenced operations on 1 May 2018, with President Joko Widodo officially inaugurating the line on 21 May 2018. Having predicted the opening date of the Minangkabau Express early this year, I purchased myself a cheap ticket on Indonesia AirAsia … Continue reading KRDE Minangkabau Express : Minangkabau International Airport to Padang (Simpang Haru) by Train

KA Sribilah Pagi: Rantau Prapat to Medan by Train

The U43 KA Sribilah Pagi is a day train service running from Rantau Prapat to Medan departing Rantau Prapat daily at 7.20am and arriving in Medan at 1.15pm. It is also the only northbound train service which offers a full-daylight journey, with the other 3 trains crossing into sunset or running in nighttime. Rantau Prapat is the southernmost station in Divre I. … Continue reading KA Sribilah Pagi: Rantau Prapat to Medan by Train

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

KA Walahar Ekspres: Jakarta Tanjung Priok and Jakarta Kemayoran to Cikampek and Purwakarta by Train

The Walahar Ekspres is an Ekonomi AC (Lokal) train serving the Tanjung Priok - Cikampek - Purwakarta route. 3 pairs of trains serve the route daily, along with 2 pairs of Jatiluhur Ekspres trains serving the slightly shorter Tanjung Priok - Cikampek route. These 5 pairs of trains bridge the gap between the city of … Continue reading KA Walahar Ekspres: Jakarta Tanjung Priok and Jakarta Kemayoran to Cikampek and Purwakarta by Train