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Jan 29

GOING  TO BINTAN

Fery Terminal

By sea

            There  are four sea ports that can be used to reach bintan regency. They are roro port of tanjunguban, the bulang linggi port (tanjunguban), kijang port and the Bandar bentan telani (BBT) ferry terminal which is located in the teluk sebong.

When you want left for bintan via passenger port of bulang linggi, you must first stop in the telaga punggur port, you will be served by speed boat of medium size which can carry 20 passengers to 60 passengers.

Ever day, the speed boats that depart every one in a hour, the first scheduled depature at seven o’clock in the morning. While the last speed boat which departed from the port of telaga punggur to tanjunguban is at six o’clock. There are a lot of speed carries serving these routes, among them are putra kepri, super jaya, lagoi express, sea star, auto bintan, bintan mulya, bayu indah,etc.

Travel time from telaga punggur to tanjunguban is about 15 minutes. Short enough because the distance between the two ports was not far, only about a few miles. The one way fare, per person is Rp.35.000,-.

Another sea route to bintan is through the roro port of telaga punggur. From  this port you can also across your vehicle at the same time, like a car, motorbike or bus. It is known that roro port is a specific port managed by PT ASDP corporation to serve pessengers and googs from telaga punggur to roro port of tanjunguban.

However, when using this path, the latency becomes a bit longer than using a speedboat. It is approximately one hour. One-way fare is Rp.14.000,-. As for the motorcycle Rp.14.500,-.  Car 173,000-, truck or bus Rp314.000,-.

There are three ships that serve this route: MV kuala bate 2 and MV swarna bengawan. As for the schedule, the ships depart every two hours, every day. Departing from telaga punggur, the earliest at 08.00 am WIB and the last trip at 05.00pm.

Here is the departure schedule of the ship from the roro port of telaga punggur to tanjunguban or vice versa:

Departure from tanjunguban                            

 

Name of ship Time
KMP. Barau

KMP. swarna

07.00 GMT
Bengawan

KMP. Kuala

09.00 GMT
Bate 2 11.00 GMT
KMP. Barau

KMP. swarna

13.00 GMT
Bengawan

KMP. Kuala

15.00 GMT
Batee 2 17.00 GMT

Departure from telaga punggur

Name of ship Time
KMP. Kuala

 

Bate 2

 

08.00 GMT

 

KMP. Barau

KMP. swarna

 

10.00 GMT

 

Bengawan

KMP. Kuala

 

12.00 GMT

 

Batee 12 14.00 GMT

 

KMP. Barau

KMP. swarna

 

16.00 GMT

 

Bengawan

 

17.00 GMT

 

 

In addition to these two ports, you can also reach out bintan by ferry via Bandar bentan telani (BBT), lagoi. Travel time is approximately 30 minutes. The schedule, depart every day from port of telaga punggur at 07.30am and 11.30am. Conversely, from the BBT to telaga punngur, at 09.30am and 05.30pm. for moe details, you can contact the BBT teluk sebung at the following telephone number 0770-691901. While at the port of telaga punggur, you can call at the counter number 2, on the telephone and fax 0778-479120 or 479163.

BBT ferry terminal is an insternational ferry port serving the Singapore-Lagoi and vice versa. From the neighboring country, all ferries sailing the route strating from tanah merah ferry terminal (TMFT). Until now, there is only one ferry operator serving these routes, the bintan resort ferry which operates a fleet of four ferries, they are wan seribeni, wan sendari, aria bupala and indra bupala.

The schedule is as follows:

Monday to Friday

Departing from TMFT (Singapore time) Departing from BBT Bintan (GMT)
O9.10 09.35
11.10 11.35
14.00 14.35
17.00 17.35
20.00 20.15

 

Saturday to Sunday (including holidays)

Departing from TMFT (Singapore time) Departing  BBT Bintan (GMT)
08.10 08.35
09.10 09.35
11.10 11.35
12.10 14.35
14.00 15.35
17.00 17.35
20.00 20.15

 

Crossing the sea to bintan can also do through sea port of kijang. Typically, there are two large ships owned by PT pelni, stopover in this port, they are: MV sirimau and MV bukit raya. Both departed from the port of tanjung prok (Jakarta) with a long trip around the 24-hour or one day and night.

One more alternative paths to reach bintan is through the port of sri bintan pura, tanjungpinang. To  arrive at that port, you can go through the port of telaga punggur (Batam) by ferry. Tavel time is approximately 60 minutes. When you arrived at tanjungpinang, just continue the journey to bintan by car or taxi which is many found around the harbor.

For visitors who come or depart from Singapore, they also can go to that ferry port, using ferry operated by three ferry operators (penguin, indo falcon, and diamond/ webmaster), from tanah merah ferry terminal (TMFT). Meanwhile, from Malaysia, there are at least five daily ferry trip from johor bahru to sri bintan pura ferry terminal. Travel time is approximately 90 minutes.

BY AIR

Another alternative to reach Bintan is by air. If using this route, you can use aircraft from soekarno-hatta airport (Jakarta), directly to the airport of raja haji fisabilillah (kijang). The long flight from Jakarta to Bintan is about 1 hour 20 minutes. Rates, depending on the airline policy you choose. The airlines serving this route are Batavia Air, Lion Air, and sriwijaya airline. For more detailed on flight information, you can contact the call center of raja haji fisabilillah kijang airport in number +62(0771) 442434, fax 41034.

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