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Important Points to Remember about the Pahala Kencana Bus

When it was first established in 1976, Pahala Kencana, which was pioneered by Hendro Tedjokusumo, served two routes: Kudus - Jakarta and Solo - Jakarta PP. In subsequent developments, more and more new routes have been opened by Pahala Kencana, which now includes more than 86 routes and 90 Indonesian cities on the islands of Sumatra, Java and Madura. This bus company from Kudus has even formed several other business units such as the Pahala Express cargo business, the Pahala Tours & Travel travel agency, and the Nirwana Luxury Tourist Bus bus rental. Book your Pahala Kencana bus tickets only on redBus right away!

  • This Jakarta-based Pahala Kencana bus serves routes to cities on the islands of Sumatra, Java and Madura.
  • Pahala Kencana also operates fleets from its agents in other cities such as Pahala Kencana Bandung, Pahala Kencana Surabaya, and Pahala Kencana Malang, as well as Tangerang, Merak, Bogor, Madura to Lampung.
  • Pahala Kencana uses the latest Hino and Mercedes-Benz buses which are divided into 4 different classes and facilities, namely AC Business, VIP, Executive, and Super Executive.
  • Pahala Kencana Business Class facilities are equipped with spacious reclining seats. VIP class is equipped with toilets, blankets and pillows. Executive Class is equipped with additional facilities such as LED TV, buffet dishes, and snacks during the trip. Super Executive Class is equipped with WiFi, charging point and smoking room facilities.
  • Currently Pahala Kencana offers a 10% discount and 20,000 cashback with the code NEW until March 31, 2021 for every ticket purchase on the redBus website or application.
  • The average Pahala Kencana rating is quite good from passengers, which is 3.5 stars.
  • The Pahala Kencana bus operator applies health protocols during the pandemic, for example staff and passengers are required to wear masks during the trip.
  • Pahala Kencana's popular routes are PP Jakarta-Jember, Purwokerto-Bekasi, Pasuruan-Bekasi, Madiun-Kebumen, Banyuwangi-Semarang, and Madura-Brebes.
  • Pahala Kencana bus ticket prices vary and depend on the class and route chosen. For example, the Jakarta-Jember route costs IDR 360,000. The Pasuruan-Bekasi route costs Rp. 280,000 - Rp. 360,000. The ticket price for Madiun-Kebumen is IDR 200,000. This price difference also applies to other popular routes such as Pahala Kencana Bandung, Bekasi, Tangerang, Kudus, and Madura.
  • Pahala Kencana has its own departure and drop-off points for each route city. For example, the departure and drop-off points for the Pahala Kencana Bandung bus are on Jalan RE Martadinata, Pulo Gebang Terminal in Jakarta, Jalan Brawijaya in Jember, Bulupitu in Purwokerto, Bangil in Pasuruan, Purboyo Terminal in Madiun, and so on. Check detailed information for all departure and drop-off points for the Pahala Kencana fleet on the redBus website or app.
  • Pahala Kencana buses operate every day with varying departure schedules, depending on the route.

Pahala Kencana Bus Routes & Timings

RouteFirst BusLast Bus
Jakarta to Jember12:2013:40BOOK NOW
Purwokerto to Bekasi17:2020:00BOOK NOW
Pasuruan to Bekasi11:4014:40BOOK NOW
Madiun to Kebumen13:0513:50BOOK NOW
Banyuwangi to Semarang07:0017:50BOOK NOW

PO Pahala Kencana Bus Ticket Booking

PO Pahala Kencana is known as one of the leading autobus companies in Indonesia, which is evident from the four-star award for the category of inter-provincial inter-city non-economic buses received in 2017 from the Ministry of Transportation.

The company was founded in 1976 by Mr Hendro Tedjokusumo serving two routes, namely Kudus-Jakarta and Solo-Jakarta PP. Increasingly growing its business, PO Pahala Kencana expanded and began new routes to cover many areas until it became one of the largest autobus companies in Indonesia. In 1993, Pahala Kencana developed a cargo business called Pahala Express and a travel agent called PT Pahala Tours & Travel. Seven years after that, Pahala Kencana launched Nirwana Luxury Tourist Bus as a bus and vehicle loan service. In the same year, Hendro Tedjokusumo moved the PO Pahala Kencana head office to Kelapa Gading, North Jakarta.

Pahala Kencana now serves 86 routes in more than 90 cities in Indonesia, including on the islands of Bali, Madura, and Sumatra.

Pahala Kencana Bus

All Pahala Kencana buses use Hino and Mercedes-Benz engines known for good quality. In addition to this, Pahala Kencana always renews its buses, so that the conditions are roadworthy. PO Pahala Kencana offers Business Class AC, VIP, Executive, and Super Executive with different facilities, but still prioritizes the safety and comfort of passengers.


Of the many routes offered by the Pahala Kencana Bus, the following are the most popular:

  • Jakarta – Jember
  • Purwokerto – Bekasi
  • Pasuruan-Bekasi
  • Madiun - Kebumen
  • Banyuwangi - Semarang
  • Sampang (Madura) - Brebes

Pahala Kencana's departure schedule also varies, such as the Jakarta-Jember route which starts serving from 12.20 to 13.40, Purwokerto-Bekasi from 17.20 to 20.00, Pasuruan-Bekasi from 11:40 to 14.40, Madiun-Kebumen from 13.05 to 13.50, and Banyuwangi - Semarang route 07.00 until 17.50 WIB.

Depending on the route you choose, Pahala Kencana Bus ticket prices range from IDR 150,000 to IDR 170,000 for the VIP class, while for the Executive class from IDR 160,000 to IDR 280,000. To get information on schedules and buying bus tickets online for Pahala Kencana, use the website or the redBus, Indonesia app.


Depending on the class you choose, the facilities provided by Pahala Kencana still prioritize passenger comfort. Affordable Business Class with comfortable chair facilities and plenty of legroom. Meanwhile, VIP Class passengers are given reclining seats and toilet facilities so that long-term travel is more comfortable. The Executive Class can enjoy additional facilities such as LED TVs, buffet meals and snacks. Meanwhile, the most luxurious Super Executive class gets additional Wi-Fi facilities, plugs to charge HP batteries and smoking areas.

Points of departure

Pahala Kencana Bus departure and drop-off points include:

  • Jakarta: Pulo Gebang Terminal, Pondok Pinang, Kalideres Terminal
  • Jember: Batu Urip, Bangsal Sari, Jl. Brawijaya, Sempolan, Embankment
  • Purwokerto: Bulupitu
  • Bekasi: Pekayon, Bulak Kapal, Jatiasih, Cibitung, Cikarang Terminal
  • Pasuruan: Pandaan, Bangil
  • Madiun: Madiun City, Purboyo Terminal
  • Kebumen: Kutowinangun, Kebumen
  • Banyuwangi: Ketapang, Genteng, Srono, Lintas Kota Banyuwangi, Jajag
  • Semarang: Pucanggading, Krapyak, Mangkang
  • Sampang (Madura): Line up
  • Brebes: BRB


Jl. Gading Bukit Raya Blok C No. 1

Kelapa Gading, North Jakarta

No. Telephone: (021) 4517375

Information about buses and booking bus tickets online at Pahala Kencana can be obtained quickly and easily through the website and the redBus, Indonesia app.

Cancel your Pahala Kencana Bus Ticket and Get a Refund With Refund Guarantee

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

Pahala Kencana Bus Services

Pahala Kencana is experienced in offering bus services across a number of city routes. The bus company makes continuous efforts in providing prompt service. It consists of well-maintained buses and cordial staff assisting passengers at all times. Travelling with Pahala Kencana as their buses adhere to time and deliver an enjoyable experience.

Pahala Kencana Bus Types

The various types of buses run by Pahala Kencana are:
  • Executive AC (2+2)
  • VIP AC (2+2)
  • Shuttle Executive
  • Economy AC (2+2)
  • VIP
  • Executive
  • VIP
  • Executive Toilet 2+2
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Pahala Kencana Online Bus Ticket Booking on redBus

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.

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Bus Amenities

Reclining seatYes
Hand Sanitisers ProvidedNo
Charging PointYes
Reading LightYes
Water BottleYes


Q: How can I book a Pahala Kencana bus ticket?
A: You can visit the Pahala Kencana ticket counter located at the bus terminal nearest to you. An even simpler booking solution has been provided by redBus, Indonesia. The user-friendly website offers a simpler way to book your bus tickets online.
Q: How much does a bus ticket on a Pahala Kencana bus cost?
A: Ticket fares will vary depending on the pick-up and drop off points. You can visit to help you stay updated on bus fares, availability, and much more. The payment platform on the redBus website ensures that every transaction made on the site is protected.
Q: Do I need to print my bus ticket to board the bus?
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.
Q: Should I book my bus ticket at the counter or on the redBus platform?
A: That depends on what works best for you. You could book a ticket at the counter but you might be too late to book a comfortable window seat or risk being too late to book any seat at all. A lot of people are recognizing the benefits of booking a bus ticket on an online platform like redBus. It’s easy, convenient, and leaves you having all your questions answered by just browsing the website. The website provides live updates on a number of different avenues such as bus timings, fares, available seats, pick-up and drop-off points, discounts and offers, and much more.
Q: Can I book a ticket on the same day as my journey date on a bus Pahala Kencana?
A: It depends on the route of the bus that’s chosen. Different routes have different frequencies of the available buses throughout the day. Let’s say if the route Jakarta-Jember has 2 buses in a day, the availability of the seats in those buses cannot be guaranteed. The availability of buses can be checked on the redBus app for any route throughout Indonesia. redBus app can help you know about the number of buses in a day for a route as well as seats left or occupied on a specific bus.
Q: Which mode is more convenient to book a Pahala Kencana bus ticket?
A: Both ticket booking modes are quite convenient. For offline booking, the Pahala Kencana agents have the availability of their services. The online mode gives you a hassle-free experience of booking tickets. You can very easily book bus tickets online through the redBus app and can even get some discount on using different coupon codes or discount vouchers.
Q: How soon can I cancel my ticket and get a refund?
A: To cancel the ticket of your Pahala Kencana bus, visit the redBus app or log in to the redBus official website. Go to your bookings and make the cancellation. The company assures a refund of 75% of the ticket priced if canceled a few days before the journey. Make sure it is not so close between your day of travel and the cancellation day. You might not get a refund if you cancel the tickets a few hours before the departure. You can receive a refund online in your source account.
Q: Is there any limit on the weight of the baggage or luggage?
A: Usually, there is a huge space available to accommodate the bulk of baggage for the passengers. However, according to the terms and conditions of Pahala Kencana, there is a limit of 25kg per passenger. The baggage of the passengers should not include any kind of arms and ammunition or liquor. Any kind of animals or pets cannot be taken along with you during bus travel.
Q: What amenities does PO Pahala Kencana provide to the passengers?
A: Being the leading transportation company of Indonesia, PO Pahala Kencana ensures a timely departure of buses. The bus comes with several amenities and efficient staff. Pahala Kencana provides LED TVs, charging points, buffet meals, water bottles, snacks, etc. The comfort of the seating is ensured through recliner seats with armrests, pillows, air-conditioners, etc. You can select and check the amenities and services which you require, using the redBus app.