Travel Blog Indonesia – For those of you who like to travel by plane, of course you are already used to using the Damri Bus facilities to get to Soekarno-Hatta Airport. Soon there will be other transportation options for you to get to the airport.
You already know that Kualanamu Airport, Medan, North Sumatra already has airport train facilities. Well, in July 2017 Soekarno-Hatta Airport will also launch this service. Just like Kualanamu Airport, the Soekarno-Hatta Airport Train is operated by PT Railink.
Summarized from various sources by Reservations.com, Thursday (13/04/2017), this train will take you from Manggarai Station to Soekarno-Hatta Airport. The airport train will stop at several stations such as Sudirman Baru, Duri, and Batu Ceper before arriving at Soekarno-Hatta.
The construction of Soekarno-Hatta Station is already in the completion stage. This station already has various complete facilities such as counters, ticket tapping area, public hall, waiting room, toilet, prayer room, and many more.
PT Railink estimates that this airport train can carry 33,000 passengers every day in 124 trips.
Soekarno-Hatta Airport Train Ticket Prices
For the Soekarno-Hatta Airport train ticket price, it is estimated that it will touch the figure of IDR 100,000 to IDR 150,000. It is more expensive than the Damri Bus.
However, you can get to the airport faster if you use this train because you don’t have to face traffic jams in Jakarta. You only need to spend about 54 minutes. In addition, the airport train will operate once every 15 minutes and can carry around 274 each way. So no need to worry about flight delays.
Uniquely, this airport train applies a non-cash card as a ticket. This is done in order to reduce the number of queues at the counter. You can order this ticket through the airport train’s official website or buy it through a vending machine that will be installed at the station.
If you are used to using a non-cash bank card, you can also use it. Because, PT Rainlink has collaborated with 10 major banks in Indonesia, making it easier for you to buy this train ticket.
Originally posted 2020-05-31 14:25:40.