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Bus From Jakarta to Surabaya

Jakarta to Surabaya Bus Service

Avg. Bus Duration
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Daily Bus Services
Cheapest Bus Ticket
11 hrs 29 mins
RP 220.000

Jakarta to Surabaya Bus Distance

Earliest Bus
05:45 AM
Last Bus
09:00 PM
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Bus from Jakarta to Surabaya

Jakarta, Indonesia’s massive capital city, is a confluence of cultures- Javanese, Malay, Chinese, Indian, European, and Arab. The architecture, language, and cuisine have been heavily influenced by the cultures and customs and is reflected in every part of the city. Jakarta serves as a central hub to several places within Indonesia. It is well-connected to the island and port city of Surabaya. Surabaya is a vibrant and sprawling metropolis that is dotted by modern skyscrapers, canals, and buildings that are remains from its Dutch colonial past. With Chinatown and the Arab quarters thriving, the city is a beautiful place to visit over the weekend.

The total distance between Jakarta and Surabaya is 780 km and can be covered within 11 hours. The duration of the journey ranges from 15 hours to 20 hours. There is a tour bus facility that’s provided by redBus, the leading platform for booking a bus ticket online. The tourism bus rental service between these routes is thriving with seven bus operators and companies plying on this route. Each of these operators has buses at a scheduled interval and a total of 60 departures are scheduled on this route from Jakarta to Surabaya.

About Jakarta

The city of Jakarta is always filled with economic, cultural and political activities. As a metropolitan city, this city has dozens of malls which are shopping and relaxing destinations for residents and newcomers. Kelapa Gading Mall, Grand Indonesia, and PIK Avenue are some of Jakarta's popular malls that must be visited.

Apart from spending time at the mall, there are many other interesting activities in Jakarta that you can enjoy during your Jakarta Surabaya trip. Tourist destinations such as the Monas Monument, MACAN Museum, Wayang Museum, Ragunan Zoo and Jakarta Aquarium can be suitable choices for a holiday.

About Surabaya

The city of Surabaya is famous for its industrial, trade and business activities. Not only that, this city has an interesting historical record and is rich in local culinary delights and tourist destinations.

Don't forget, this city also has a row of malls that each present their own advantages. Tunjungan Plaza which is divided into TP 1–TP 6, the luxurious Galaxy Mall, to the newest Trans Icon. To explore Surabaya, here are some exciting activities that you can do after traveling by bus from Jakarta to Surabaya.

  • Go around the Youth Hall area
  • Photo hunting at Rustic Market
  • Enjoy culinary delights at the Food Festival
  • Recreation at Surabaya North Quay
  • Hunt for souvenirs at the Mrs. Rudy Souvenir Center

Indeed, there is no specific time to visit Jakarta Surabaya travel . The best time for bus travel to Surabaya Jakarta can be done at any time, especially during school holidays. Because, there will be many tourist attractions that will be opened and enlivened by visitors from various regions in Indonesia.

Bus Service between Jakarta and Surabaya

Shuttles and buses from Jakarta to Surabaya will take a maximum travel time of 10-14 hours by land. Ticket prices for Jakarta to Surabaya range from IDR 220,000 – IDR 575,000. You can also order bus tickets online .

Daan Mogot and Terminal Pulo Gebang are primary terminals in Jakarta from where most bus operators run their buses and serve as a starting point for the bus journey to Surabaya. Apart from these, Terminal Tanjung Priok, Terminal Kampung Rambutan, and Pondok Pinang are also some terminals from where you can get bus services. It is fairly easy to get an online bus ticket for these buses via redBus. redBus offers convenient facilities for tickets online, bus reservations, and other facilities through its website and mobile app for all major routes in Indonesia. 

Boarding and Drop-Off Points

Departure points in Jakarta are available at the following points:

  • Pulo Gebang Terminal
  • Kampung Rambutan Terminal
  • Lebak Bulus Terminal

The drop off points available in Surabaya are:

  • Purabaya Bungurasih Terminal
  • Bungurasih Terminal
  • Silver
  • Lathe

Popular PO from Jakarta to Surabaya

  • Pahala Kencana
  • Sinar Jaya
  • Kramat Djati Jakarta
  • Medali Mas
  • Rasa Sayang
  • Tiara Mas
  • Sari Indah and many more 

If you want to book bus tickets immediately, you can do it online . By ordering online , you can get the best Jakarta Surabaya ticket prices. Apart from that, you can also choose the chair you want. You can also directly order Surabaya Jakarta bus tickets for your return trip. Buying bus tickets online will definitely make your travel preparations more practical.

No need to be confused, on redBus Indonesia you can easily see bus ticket prices for all available transportation services. There are many bus departure schedules from Jakarta to Surabaya available, as well as various shuttle and bus options. redBus summarizes all the bus trip details precisely, so you can navigate the page easily and practically to get the right bus ticket for your trip. Book your bus tickets on redBus with a fixed price guarantee. Get exclusive discounts through redBus promos and save more across all bus routes and operators.

Disclaimer: Bus timings, routes, and fares are subject to change. Please check the redBus app or website for any last-minute changes.

Cancel Your Jakarta to Surabaya Bus Ticket and Get a Refund With Refund Guarantee

redBus offers another avenue of flexibility when it comes to booking a Jakarta to Surabaya bus tickets in Indonesia. With Refund Guarantee, customers can now cancel their Jakarta to Surabaya bus ticket and get a refund. A customer has to make sure that the Refund Guarantee add-on has been selected when they book their Jakarta to Surabaya bus ticket through the redBus platform. Customers would have to pay a small premium when they select the Refund Guarantee add-on. Once done, the customer can avail a reasonable refund of up to 75% on their bus tickets if they do decide to cancel the ticket before their bus journey begins. Refund Guarantee offers flexibility and eliminates any inconvenience that could arise if the customer needs to cancel their Jakarta to Surabaya bus ticket due to any unforeseen circumstances.

Jakarta to Surabaya Bus Ticket Online Booking

Travel seamlessly on the road from Jakarta to Surabaya with reliable bus services. Bus schedules may vary among operators, but every journey is aimed at providing a smooth travel experience despite variations in traffic and weather conditions. Jakarta to Surabaya bus route is so popular. You can choose well-maintained buses, operated by skilled drivers, ensures a safe and comfortable trip to Surabaya.
Buses to Surabaya offer spacious legroom, reclining seats, and air conditioning, making your trip from Jakarta to Surabaya a pleasant experience. Apart from bring comfortable, bus travel is also affordable. Book your bus tickets online effortlessly and at cheaper than counter prices from Jakarta to Surabaya through redBus.

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    Jakarta to Surabaya Bus Schedule & Fare

    Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
    Sinar Jaya 06:00 AM 07:30 PM 10 hrs 22 mins
    Mutiara Express 07:00 PM 07:00 PM 11 hrs 30 mins
    PO MAWAR 04:30 PM 08:00 PM 12 hrs 20 mins
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    How can I make an online bus ticket booking in Indonesia?

    You can book a bus of your choice to any destination in Indonesia by logging on to the official website of redBus which is . The site is user-friendly and you can book your bus ticket in a matter of minutes.

    How do I book a bus from Jakarta to Surabaya?

    You can either visit the terminal and go to the booth belonging to the bus operator of your choice, wait in line, select a seat, and book your ticket. If you’d rather not do that, you can visit and book your seat within 5 minutes.

    Do I need to print out my bus ticket before boarding?

    There are two main scenarios that you might fall into when you have to board a bus. Now, if your boarding point is at any terminal in Indonesia, passengers will have to take a print out of the bus ticket that has been sent to the email in a PDF format. The second scenario is when your boarding point is a bus stop and not a terminal. In this case, you will receive an M-ticket that you will have to produce before boarding your bus. If the operator does not provide an M-Ticket, you will have to take a printout of the ticket (PDF) that has been sent to the registered email ID that you have used to book the bus ticket on the redBus website. Some operators might levy a charge if these conditions are not followed.

    Can I reschedule my journey after I have booked my ticket?

    Yes, you can. But this feature is limited to only a few bus operators in Indonesia. Look for the reschedule icon before booking your ticket.

    How do I pay for my bus ticket on the redBus website?

    There are a number of different modes of payment offered to customers. Customers can either pay by credit card, debit card, or they can select any of the banks listed when you click the “FPX (Indonesia Online Bank Transfer).

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