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Bus From Surabaya to Solo

Surabaya to Solo Bus Service

Avg. Bus Duration
Buses depart from
Bus arrives in
Daily Bus Services
Cheapest Bus Ticket
3 hours 20 mins
IDR 100000

Surabaya to Solo Bus Distance

Earliest Bus
Last Bus
258 km

Important Points You Must Remember When Traveling from Surabaya to Solo

Solo is a big city in Central Java that upholds Javanese culture. This is evidenced by the preservation of ancient traditions, traditional crafts, and royal culture. Solo also has special culinary delights and several tourist destinations based on local wisdom.

If you are interested in visiting Solo, you can depart from Surabaya by paying attention to the following Surabaya Solo travel information.

  • Surabaya to Solo is about 268 kilometers. To travel to Solo, you need approximately 3-4 hours via toll or about 6-7 hours via public roads.
  • Surabaya Solo bus tickets cost an average of IDR 90,000-250,000.
  • The first bus for the Surabaya-Solo route departs from 03.00 WIB. While the last bus operates at 23.00 WIB.
  • There are 6 bus operators serving the Surabaya-Solo route with a fleet of more than 30 units.
  • Several buses that get high ratings from passengers, namely Sugeng Rahayu (4.4) and Medali Mas (4.3).
  • You can take a bus to Solo from the most popular departure points in Surabaya, namely the pool of each bus operator and Bungurasih Terminal. For drop-off points in Solo, they are available at Tirtonadi, Pabelan and Gemblegan Terminals.
  • While on vacation in Solo, you can visit Jumog Waterfall, Ceto Temple, Solo Palace, and Sangiran Archaeological Museum.
  • Solo culinary is synonymous with Javanese flavors. As a reference, you can visit Mbak Lies' Solo Strait, Soto Gading Alun-Alun Selatan, Bale Padi Resto, and Tahu Kupat Pak Brewok.
  • Solo is one of the cities that implements standard health protocols in community activities to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Adminduk services at the Population and Civil Registration Service are also carried out online. In addition, there are restrictions on visits to shopping centers, such as malls.
  • As an educational effort, the Solo Government routinely holds yustisi operations and distributes free masks to the community. As of February 22, 2021, Solo has also implemented the Enforcement of Micro-based Community Activity Restrictions.
  • For transportation modes that travel Surabaya Solo, it is mandatory to apply Safety +. This regulation requires passengers to wear masks and gloves, wash their hands and maintain their distance.

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 Solo Bus Ticket and Get a Refund With Refund Guarantee

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

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    Surabaya to Solo Bus Schedule & Fare

    Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
    Pahala Kencana 13:08 14:03 5 hrs 22 mins VIEW PRICE
    Eka 08:00 18:30 6 hrs 0 mins VIEW PRICE
    MG Travel 10:00 19:00 8 hrs 0 mins VIEW PRICE
    Medali Mas 16:40 16:40 5 hrs 55 mins VIEW PRICE
    Sugeng Rahayu 15:30 19:55 7 hrs 10 mins VIEW PRICE



    • Kantor Pusat Surabaya
    • Kota Surabaya
    • Jl. Arjuna
    • Terminal bungurasih


    • Terminal Tirtonadi
    • Kota Solo
    • Gemblegan


    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 Solo?

    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).

    Travel Safety during Covid-19

    Covid-19 Updates on Surabaya to Solo Bus Route

    Travel Safe from Surabaya to Solo during Covid-19 Pandemic
    • While traveling from Surabaya to Solo during Covid-19 Pandemic, passengers have to follow certain guidelines as per the orders of the Government and local authorities. One can find the key highlights of the restrictions to follow from Surabaya to Solo route on this page.
    Covid-19 Test and Quarantine Rules
    • If you are wondering if you need to take a Covid-19 test while travelling from Surabaya to Solo during Covid-19 Pandemic or looking for quarantine rules, this page will give you updated information on the same, so that you can keep the documents handy while travelling.
    List of Useful Resources
    • Passengers need to visit the official website of the Government and take a note of Covid-19 PCR test validity for traveling on this bus route.
    Bus & Shuttle Travel Requirements
    • In order to protect passengers from COVID-19, some bus and shuttle providers in Indonesia have taken additional preventive measures. Passengers are required to take a note of these travel requirements before starting off their journey.

    General Covid-19 Guidelines to follow while in Solo

    Mandatory Mask
    Minimum 1 meter of physical distance
    Sanitizing hands
    Temperature checks at public places

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