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Bus From Jakarta to Surabaya

Jakarta to Surabaya Bus Service

Avg. Bus Duration
Buses depart from
Bus arrives in
Daily Bus Services
9 hours 33 mins

Jakarta to Surabaya Bus Distance

Earliest Bus
Last Bus
788 km

Important Points to Remember When Traveling from Jakarta to Surabaya

  • The distance from Jakarta to Surabaya is approximately 784 kilometers and can be reached in 8 hours by land.
    • There are 12 bus operators operating on this line.
    • Sinar Jaya, Lorena/ Karina, Harapan Jaya, Kramat Djati, Haryanto, and Pahala Kencana are operators with the best reputations.
    • The normal price for a Jakarta Surabaya bus ticket is around IDR 270,000 - IDR 300,000. This ticket price can increase as much as 50%-100% during peak season .
    • There are 25 departure points from Jakarta and 11 drop points in Surabaya. The majority of bus departure points are at Pulogebang Terminal and Kalideres Terminal, Jakarta. Meanwhile, the most drop points are Bungurasih and Medaeng Terminals, Surabaya.
    • Every day there are more than 50 bus services from Jakarta to Surabaya. Most passengers opt for a night trip, with the ideal departure time between 12.00 – 17.00.
    • There are 3 bus routes from Jakarta to Surabaya served by 50 operators and 74 bus fleets. Two routes pass through the Pantura, while the third route is full of the Trans Java Toll Road.
    • For routes via Pantura, Reschedule Tickets can be made a maximum of 24 hours before departure. Ticket payments are made directly on the bus with the Pay@Bus facility a maximum of 1 hour before the vehicle departs.
    • The second route can be rescheduled tickets up to 6 hours before departure. Ticket payments with Pay@Bus are made directly on the bus up to 30 minutes before departure.
    • This Jakarta Surabaya bus trip can be tracked with the Bus Tracking system.
    • The 5 bus operators with the highest ratings went to Damri (5.0), Haryanto (5.0), Sinar Jaya (4.9), Putera Mulya (4.9) and Kramat Djati Jakarta (4.7).
    • Selected tourist destinations in Surabaya: Heroes Monument, 10 November Museum, Surabaya Zoo, Mangrove Ecotourism, Nursery, Ken Park, Bungkul Park, House of Sampoerna, and Keputih Bamboo Forest.
    • Favorite culinary tourism destinations: G-Walk at Citraland, Kartiko Restaurant at Pasar Atum, Rawon Setan for spicy soup or Ayam Penyet Bu Kris.
    • Jakarta Surabaya bus tickets are also available for luxury fleets that you can orderhere.
    • In unforeseen circumstances, you can cancel your ticket before departure and get a money back guarantee of up to 75%. This guarantee can be claimed if you choose the Money Back Guarantee add-on when ordering Jakarta Surabaya bus tickets.
    • If you are traveling during a pandemic, check the latest Covid-19 Guidelineshere.
    • Always wear a mask during travel, keep a safe distance from other passengers, wash your hands frequently, bring hand sanitizer, and avoid touching public facilities.

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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.

Travel Jakarta Surabaya

redBus is one of the largest online bus ticket booking services that serves over 17 million customers globally. redBus offers online bus tickets to travel from Jakarta to Surabaya through the following bus service providers: 

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

Pahala Kencana is one of the prominent operators plying on this route with departures that begin at 10:30 am in the morning until 6:00 pm in the evening. The first departure from the city is at 7:30 am in the morning and is an Executive coach by Sinar Jaya. The bus departs from Terminal Pulo Gebang and arrives at Terminal Bungurasih at Surabaya.

The last bus to depart from Jakarta is by Sari Indah. It departs from Terminal Pulo Gebang at 10:00 pm and reaches Terminal Bungurish at 5:30 pm the following day. The total journey takes about 20 hours, and the coach provided is a Business AC coach.

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. 

Things to do in Surabaya 

Although the city of Surabaya in East Java is not well-known to most tourists, it is the second-largest city in Indonesia. A very important part of the country, there is a lot of history in the city and some very interesting attractions that make it worth spending time here. 

  • Visit the House of Sampoerna Cigarette Factory: A renowned attraction, the name is a misnomer as it has a factory and a museum adjacent to it. Sampoerna, a well-known brand of cigarettes known as kretek in Indonesia, is made from a blend of cloves. At the factory, you will get a tour on the history of the brand and also learn the medicinal properties of cloves. 
  • Tour Monumen Kapal Selam: It is highly unlikely that you will imagine finding a Russian submarine in Surabaya, but Monumen Kapal Selam is just that. Used once by the Indonesian Navy and now a museum, it is a great site to learn about the naval history of Indonesia. 
  • Take a tour to Mount Bromo: A volcano that is still alive, the smoldering mountain lies in the sprawling Bromo Tengger National Park. The famous Bromo midnight tour that leaves Surabaya is the best way to get here. The midnight tour is the best way to catch the volcano in the early hours and catch the stunning sunrise over the lip of the crater. 
  • Stroll at Taman Bungkul: Soak in some scenery and escape the frenetic and chaotic traffic of the city at Taman Bungkul which is a fantastic green spot in the city. You will not find such a calming spot anywhere else in the city and is a great place to enjoy some diverse flora and fauna. 
  • Surabaya: This is a port city, and the sweeping vistas across the water are something that you can enjoy as you take in the sights of the city. You could also enjoy a walk along the waterfront and look across the famous bridge that connects the city with Madura, the neighboring city. Surabaya is a great tourist destination and is packed with myriad of charms.

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

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redBus offers another avenue of flexibility when it comes to booking a Jakarta to Surabaya bus ticket 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.

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Jakarta to Surabaya Bus Schedule & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
KARINA 14:00 16:30 19 hrs 13 mins VIEW PRICE
Pahala Kencana 10:00 18:30 13 hrs 48 mins VIEW PRICE
LORENA 07:00 16:00 8 hrs 45 mins VIEW PRICE
Rasa Sayang 16:00 16:00 1 hrs 0 mins VIEW PRICE
Tiara Mas 17:00 17:00 10 hrs 0 mins VIEW PRICE


How can I make an online bus ticket booking in Indonesia?

A: 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?

A: 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?

A: 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?

A: 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?

A: 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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