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Bus From Yogyakarta (jogja) to Semarang

Bus Travel Guide to Travel From Yogyakarta Jogja to Semarang

Located on the north coast of the Java sea, Semarang is a major port city in the Central Java province of Indonesia, and it is also the capital city of Central Java. The town carries a rich history of the Dutch Colonial period from the late 17th century. Today, Semarang is the largest city in Central Java with principal administrative offices, commercial centers, and business hubs. Semarang's heritage is its history and mixed culture, though the majority of the population is Javanese. There's still a large Chinese community living in Semarang. This diverse culture is part of Semarang's customs and traditions in the form of many Chinese temples and the celebration of the Chinese New Year.

The total road distance between Yogyakarta (Jogya) to Semarang is 130 km, which can be covered in approximately 3 hours. Five bus operators provide daily bus services between the two destinations with more than 60 buses plying at different times throughout the day. 

Yogyakarta Jogja to Semarang Bus Details

Alloy Executive bus service is the most prominent bus operator on this route. They only provide ELF Executive Shuttles which are luxury buses. Alloy Executive prioritizes a comfortable journey for passengers over cheap fares. Along with Alloy Executive, these bus operators offer daily buses from Yogyakarta to Semarang.

  • Alloy Executive
  • Joglo Semar
  • Kencana Travel
  • Nusantara Transindo
  • Rama Sakti

Their fleet of buses includes luxury executive shuttle, economy, and executive buses. The minimum fare for the ride between Yogyakarta to Semarang is Rp 50000, which is charged by Nusantara Transindo, whereas the maximum fare is Rp 90000 charged by Alloy Executive for providing executive shuttle buses.

The first bus from Yogyakarta departs at 03:00 am from the pick-up point at Kota Yogyakarta, operated by Alloy Executive bus services this ELF Executive Shuttle bus takes three hours from Yogyakarta to reach the drop-off point at Lintas Kota Semarang and charges 90 Indonesia Rupiah for the fare. The last bus is operated by Alloy Executive bus services and departs from Kota Yogyakarta at 23:00, this ELF Executive Shuttle bus takes only two and a half hours to reach the drop-off point at Lintas Kota Semarang.

The major boarding point in Yogyakarta is Kota Yogyakarta and the major drop-off location in Semarang is Lintas Kota Semarang. However, there are other pick-up points in Yogyakarta, including office Yogyakarta and Nusantara terminal. Similarly, there are four other drop-off points in Semarang, like Terminal Banyumanik, Agen Nustara Bawen, Agen Nustara Sukun, and Ambarawa. People get the results they are looking for when searching for “Travel Jogja Semarang” or “Bus from Jogja to Semarang,” but redBus has become the one-stop destination for all bus-related searches.


Things to do in Semarang 

  • Sam Poo Kong Temple: The Gedong Batu Temple is famously known as the Sam Poo Kong temple and is the oldest Chinese temple in Semarang. Spread over 3.2 hectors of land, this temple was established by admiral Zheng (Cheng Ho) in the 15th century.
  • Lawang Sewu: Lawang Sewu is famous for its thousand doors structure, built by the Dutch East Indies Railway Company, this building is a part of the colonial history of Semarang.
  • Blenduk Church: Currently in Doric design architecture, Blenduk Church was initially made in a Javanese style called Joglo. This church is another example of Dutch colonial architecture in Semarang.
  • Waroeng Semawis: Waroeng Semawis is a night market in Gang Warung where visitors enjoy traditional Indonesian and Chinese delicacies, Semarang's Lumpia is a must-try dish in Semarang.

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    Yogyakarta (jogja) to Semarang Bus Schedule & Fare

    Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
    Rama Sakti 06:00 20:00 3 hrs 0 mins VIEW PRICE
    Daytrans 03:00 22:30 3 hrs 0 mins VIEW PRICE
    Kencana Travel 05:00 20:00 3 hrs 30 mins VIEW PRICE
    Alloy Executive 03:00 23:00 3 hrs 15 mins VIEW PRICE
    Joglo semar 05:00 21:00 3 hrs 30 mins VIEW PRICE


    Yogyakarta (jogja)

    • Office Yogyakarta
    • Sleman
    • Jl. Magelang Km18.5
    • Kota Yogyakarta
    • Terminal jombor


    • Ambarawa
    • Karangayu
    • Pedurungan
    • Lintas kota semarang
    • Jalan Dr. Cipto
    • Terminal Banyumanik
    • Bawen
    • Jalan Sukun Raya


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