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Bus From Surabaya to Jakarta

Surabaya to Jakarta Bus Service

Avg. Bus Duration
Buses depart from
Bus arrives in
Daily Bus Services
Cheapest Bus Ticket
9 hours 22 mins
IDR 240000

Surabaya to Jakarta Bus Distance

Earliest Bus
Last Bus
784 km

Important Points to Remember When Traveling Surabaya to Jakarta

Surabaya and Jakarta, are two big cities in Indonesia which are separated by a distance of 784 KM. If you want to visit from Surabaya to Jakarta, note the following important Surabaya Jakarta travel information:

  • The distance from Surabaya to Jakarta 784 KM can be reached in approximately 9 hours 36 minutes via toll roads or 19 hours 27 minutes without toll roads. This travel time may change, depending on traffic conditions, type of vehicle, and the route selected.
  • There are 3 routes from Surabaya to Jakarta to choose from. Two routes pass through the Pantura road, while the current route passes through the Trans Java toll road.
  • Surabaya Jakarta bus ticket prices range from IDR 210,000 to IDR 430,000.
  • The Surabaya Jakarta trip is served by 9 operators who dispatch 58 buses from Surabaya to Jakarta every day.
  • PO Pahala Kencana is the most popular Surabaya-Jakarta travel operator that operates 40 fleets every day. The fleet services provided by this PO include Executive buses, AC VIP buses, and Executive double decker buses . Surabaya Jakarta bus ticket prices vary, depending on the selected facility.
  • Based on passenger ratings, here are the top 5 bus operators: Sinar Jaya (4.9), DAMRI (4.9), Medal Mas (4.8), Putera Mulya (4.8), and KYM Trans (4.8).
  • There are six points of departure for travel from Surabaya to Jakarta. Meanwhile, the location of the drop in Jakarta there are 12 points.
  • Booking bus tickets for Surabaya Jakarta can be done online.
  • You can choose a travel ticket with a Money Back Guarantee facility, so you can claim tickets up to 75% when canceling a trip due to unforeseen conditions.
  • In addition, redBus also provides a Reschedule Ticket service if you want to change your departure schedule. This departure date can be changed 6 hours before departure time.
  • Payment for Surabaya Jakarta bus tickets can be made up to 30 minutes before departure with Pay@Bus
  • Favorite tourist destinations in Jakarta: Thousand Islands, Merdeka Palace, Ancol Beach, Fantasy World, and Jakarta Old Town.
  • Selected culinary destinations that tantalize: Nasi Uduk Mat Sticky, Nasi Goreng Kebon Sirih, Cafe Batavia, and Ragusa Ice Cream.
  • In addition to providing bus travel from Surabaya to Jakarta, redBus also provides tour guide facilities to take you around the city of Jakarta on a chartered tour bus.
  • Download the Care Protect App for travel convenience.
  • Get various attractive promos by ordering Surabaya Jakarta bus tickets via or the redBus application.

Bus Travel Guide from Surabaya to Jakarta

Surabaya is the capital of Eastern Java in Indonesia. It is the second-largest city in Indonesia next only to Jakarta, located in the South of the Mas River. In spite of being a major industrial city, a major naval base, a big economic and trading city, it is less known internationally. This is actually an advantage as you can spend some quiet time there savoring the delicious local dishes for which it is well-known.

Jakarta, with a population of 10 million, is the biggest city and capital of Indonesia. It is situated in Northern Java, the most populous island in the world. Jakarta is a shopper’s paradise and a land of festivals and fairs.

Distance and buses from Surabaya to Jakarta 

The distance between the two largest cities, Surabaya and Jakarta, is 663 km. The journey from Surabaya to Jakarta is covered in 15 hours by bus. 

Amenities offered on a Bus 

Some of the amenities offered on a bus plying on this route are:

  • Wi-Fi
  • Charging point
  • Blankets
  • Water Bottle
  • Reading Light
  • Pillow
  • TV
  • Facial tissues
  • Toilet
  • Food/meals

The amenities offered may vary according to the coach bus you travel on. 

Surabaya to Jakarta Bus Details 

Tourists can conveniently travel between the two cities by bus as there is a wide variety of buses that run on the route daily, operated by multiple bus service providers. 

Major Bus Operators

There are nine bus operators servicing this route on a daily basis, plying around 58 buses every day. Here are some of the top bus operators given below for your information.

  • Sari Indah
  • PO Bose
  • Affection 
  • Tiara Mas
  • Sinar Jaya
  • Pahala Kencana
  • Karina
  • Kramat Djati Jakarta
  • Medal Mas 

Out of the nine operators, the major operators are Pahala Kencana and Sinar Jaya. Pahala Kencana is one of the largest operators in Indonesia running buses throughout the country. It operates VIP AC, Executive, and Executive double deck buses on this route. It is by far the largest operator on this route, running 40 of the 58 buses every day. The next biggest operator, Sinar Jaya, runs 7 trips on this route every day.

You could simply search for “Tiket Surabaya Jakarta,” “tiket bus Surabaya Jakarta,” “harga tiket Surabaya Jakarta,” “Surabaya ke Jakarta” or “Travel Suabaya Jakarta” redBus offers the best bus operators at your disposal.

Pick-Up and Drop-Off Points along the Route 

There are six pick-up points along the route from Surabaya to Jakarta. Similarly, there are twelve drop-off locations between Surabaya and Jakarta. 

Things to do and visit in Jakarta 

For you as a tourist, Jakarta offers some great eye-catching attractions to feast your senses on. A few of the attractions are listed out for your bucket list.

  • The Thousand Islands: These islands, called Pulau Seribu, are scattered through the Jakarta Bay and home to some of the most beautiful beaches on this land. You can indulge in outdoor activities and water sports at this weekend getaway as a day trip.
  • Istana Merdeka: This is the seat of power in Indonesia, the presidential palace, which is located in the heart of the city. This magnificent structure built in 1879 and is an architectural beauty. You can enjoy it from a distance as it is not open to the public.
  • Ancol Beach: This is one of the best beaches in the city which you must visit. It also houses Sea-World and a Water-Park to get the full family interested. A number of swimming areas on the beach are available for visitors to get into the sea waters. This is a part of the larger Ancol Jakarta Bay City.
  • Jakarta Old Town: You can take a guided walking tour along the Jakarta old town to have the real feel and flavor of the city and enjoy its culture. This great option during your stay in the city includes the Bank Museum, Jakarta Harbor, Maritime Museum, old wooden Kota Intan Bridge, and others.
  • Dunia Fantasy: You can find Disneyland here in Jakarta. The whole family can find a variety of entertainment and fun here, with 30 rides, a Star Wars section, and a large Ferris wheels on offer.

To go around the city for sightseeing, you can book for a tourism bus rental or tour bus for a guided tour from redBus to sit back and enjoy the visit. 

For a journey from Surabaya to Jakarta, you can partner with redBus, Indonesia, with their unique redBus seat guarantee. You can book an online bus ticket with redBus, Indonesia, in advance to get confirmed and guaranteed seats at a time and date of your convenience.

Visit or download the official app of redBus to avail exclusive discounts and offers.

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

redBus, Your One-stop Destination for Bus Tickets in Indonesia

Booking a bus ticket has been made easy and convenient thanks to the numerous advancements in technology. And just like how cell phones evolved from traditional landline connections, old bus booking methods have evolved into online booking. Customers do not have to stand in a queue anymore to buy a bus ticket and board a bus or settle for a seat that a bus agent provides, as redBus offers every bit of information that they would need to book a bus ticket. Bus schedules, list of operators, latest offers, amenities available, seats, customers can find everything on the redBus platform, which can be accessed from anywhere. Click here to get the latest information on your journey when you book your bus ticket with redBus.

To view updated COVID-19 guidelines, visit the Bus Tickets Online page on redBus. Customers can visit to find out more about bus trips or favourite bus operators before booking tickets.

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

redBus offers another avenue of flexibility when it comes to booking a Surabaya to Jakarta bus ticket in Indonesia. With Refund Guarantee, customers can now cancel their Surabaya to Jakarta 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 Surabaya to Jakarta 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 Surabaya to Jakarta bus ticket due to any unforeseen circumstances.

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    Surabaya to Jakarta Bus Schedule & Fare

    Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
    LORENA 15:00 15:00 11 hrs 8 mins VIEW PRICE
    Pahala Kencana 13:05 18:20 13 hrs 4 mins VIEW PRICE
    KARINA 13:00 15:50 16 hrs 24 mins VIEW PRICE
    Sari Indah 15:00 21:00 19 hrs 0 mins VIEW PRICE
    Sinar Jaya 07:00 18:00 11 hrs 45 mins VIEW PRICE



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    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 Surabaya to Jakarta?

    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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