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!
PELNI, which is an abbreviation of PT. Pelayaran Nasional Indonesia, is the national shipping company of Indonesia, operating ferries which connect the main islands of the Indonesian archipelago. The PELNI office in Batam is a 10-minute leisurely walk from Sekupang Ferry Terminal which is a gateway to and from Singapore. It is located at Jl. Dr. … Continue reading Day 1-2: The PELNI KM Kelud from Batam to Jakarta
On first impression, the crowd wasn't intimidating after all. When I joined the queue, there was a grand total of 4 passengers - that's number of people and not groups - ahead of me, so I was processed rather fast by the guy scanning my ticket, tearing his portion off and stamping my hand with … Continue reading Day 1: Boarding the PELNI KM Kelud at Batu Ampar Port
IMPORTANT: Follow the directions in this post only if you have already purchased and collected your PELNI tickets in advance. Tickets are NOT sold at the Batu Ampar Port. Click here for directions to purchase PELNI tickets in Batam. Just across the road from the Batam Centre Ferry Terminal lies the familiar Trans Batam Central Busway halt … Continue reading Day 1: Trans Batam Corridor 05 from Batam Centre to Batu Ampar Port
The Trans Batam Corridor 03 is one of the most heavily utlised busway corridors in the Trans Batam network, plying the route between Sekupang and Jodoh via Sei Harapan, Tiban, UIB, Simpang Baloi, Penuin, Nagoya, Simpang McDonald’s, Terminal Jodoh, DC Mall and Pasar Induk. View the dedicated Trans Batam service information page here. The Trans Batam Corridor 03 operates with a … Continue reading Trans Batam Corridor 03: Sekupang – Jodoh
The Trans Batam Corridor 05 plies the route between Tanjung Piayu, Batam Centre Central Busway and Jodoh via Piayu Laut, Simpang Bagan, Muka Kuning, Panbil, Kepri Mall, Kantor Walikota, Mega Mall, Batam Centre Central Busway, Simpang Sei Panas, Simpang Kuda, Simpang Rujak, Batu Ampar, Terminal Jodoh, DC Mall and Pasar Induk. This corridor is the only passing through … Continue reading Trans Batam Corridor 05: Tanjung Piayu – Batam Centre Central Busway – Jodoh
The Trans Batam Corridor 01 is one of the most heavily utlised busway corridors in the Trans Batam network, plying the route between Sekupang and Batam Centre via Sei Harapan, Tiban, UIB, Simpang Jam, Simpang Sei Panas, Kantor Walikota and Mega Mall. View the dedicated Trans Batam service information page here. From Sekupang Ferry Terminal, the Trans Batam Sekupang halt … Continue reading Trans Batam Corridor 01: Sekupang – Batam Centre Central Busway