Medan Kuala Namu Railink U8: Medan City Railink Station to Medan Kuala Namu International Airport by Airport Train

Arriving from the Karibia Boutique Hotel shuttle car, it was a very relaxing stroll to catch the Railink at Medan City Railink Station with the stop right at the departure driveway. Alas, the short 4-day-3-night stay in Medan is over. Feels really short though, probably due to the late night arrival on the first day and … Continue reading Medan Kuala Namu Railink U8: Medan City Railink Station to Medan Kuala Namu International Airport by Airport Train

Medan Kuala Namu Railink U33: Medan Kuala Namu International Airport to Medan City Railink Station by Airport Train

Coming in from the long queue at immigration from my Jetstar Asia 3K287 flight from Singapore to Medan, I headed straight for the Airport Railway Station to hopefully cut close to catch an immediate Railink departure. The next train departure was at 7.15pm, which was barely 7 minutes from departure. Heading straight to the information … Continue reading Medan Kuala Namu Railink U33: Medan Kuala Namu International Airport to Medan City Railink Station by Airport Train

SHIA Railink: Sudirman Baru (BNI City) to SHIA Airport Railway Station by Airport Train

With a somewhat fruitful exploration of the MRT Jakarta, it was time to head back to Singapore. Yes, indeed I went to Jakarta solely for taking the MRT Jakarta and nothing else. From Blok M where I had my lunch, I headed back to Dukuh Atas BNI to catch the Railink from Sudirman Baru (BNI … Continue reading SHIA Railink: Sudirman Baru (BNI City) to SHIA Airport Railway Station by Airport Train

Smart Hotel Thamrin Jakarta: Budget Hotel outside Dukuh Atas BNI MRT Station

Smart Hotel Thamrin Jakarta used to be a building that I see behind a perpetual construction site on a road difficult to access from both the KRL and TransJakarta Busway, but that has changed ever since the MRT Jakarta construction has completed as it's currently the total opposite, on the new main road just outside … Continue reading Smart Hotel Thamrin Jakarta: Budget Hotel outside Dukuh Atas BNI MRT Station

SHIA Railink: SHIA Airport Railway Station to Sudirman Baru (BNI City) by Airport Train

Due to the slightly late arrival of my flight, I opted to get the Railink to Sudirman Baru (BNI City) directly as usual, rather than transiting at Batu Ceper like on my previous trip, in order to save a bit of time. I purchased my ticket from the main staffed counter as usual with my … Continue reading SHIA Railink: SHIA Airport Railway Station to Sudirman Baru (BNI City) by Airport Train

Jakarta SHIA Skytrain: Terminal 2 to Airport Railway Station by Train

Coming in from my Indonesia AirAsia QZ263 flight from Singapore, I headed across the terminal to the Skytrain station to get to the Airport Railway Station to catch the Railink train into the city. As the linkbridge from the terminal was not ready yet, I had to cross the road the regular way to the … Continue reading Jakarta SHIA Skytrain: Terminal 2 to Airport Railway Station by Train

SHIA Railink: Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta International Airport to Batu Ceper by Airport Train

With the really early scheduled arrival of my Jetstar Asia 3K201 flight from Singapore, I was in no hurry to get to the city at all. As such, I opted to try a slower combination to get to Sudirman using the KRL as a backbone. While there are no local KRL services to Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta … Continue reading SHIA Railink: Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta International Airport to Batu Ceper by Airport Train

Jakarta SHIA Skytrain: Terminal 3 to Airport Railway Station by Train

Heading to catch the Railink into the city after getting off my Jetstar Asia 3K201 flight from Singapore, I needed to get on the Skytrain as the Airport Railway Station is separated from the rest of the airport terminals. The access to the Skytrain is just in front of the arrival door at Terminal 3, … Continue reading Jakarta SHIA Skytrain: Terminal 3 to Airport Railway Station by Train