Where is Bandung Airport?
Husein Sastranegara International Bandung airport is located on coordinate of 06°54?02?S 107°34?35?E, which is very close to the city center. Unlike many other major airports in the world, this international airport is located quite near to a lot of major spots in Bandung. For example, it takes only around 40 minutes of walking from the railway station to this airport and 30 minutes of walking for the closest shopping center to this Bandung airport.
However walking to this Bandung airport could be tiring especially if you’re also traveling with little kids and carrying lots of luggage. So the best way to reach this airport from the city center is definitely by a private car.
The airport in Bandung is located on 742 meters above sea level and it can accommodate up to 3,700,000 passengers. The airport itself is considered quite old as it was built by the Dutch settlers many decades ago and thus the local authority decided to build another bigger international airport outside the city of Bandung.
Bandung Airport to Hotel Transfer
For those who plan to take only a 1-day Bandung tour or stay for a short period of time in Bandung, we can provide you a Bandung airport to hotel return transfer service, especially if you’re traveling within large group of people or small kids which could be a hassle if you don’t take this airport transfer service.
Flights to Bandung Airport
There are several flights available that can bring you directly to this international airport, some of them are Air Asia, Garuda, Lion Air, Batik Air, Silk Air, Nam Air, Sriwijaya Air, and many more. So if you are coming from either Singapore or Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and don’t wish to travel far from Jakarta to Bandung or vice versa, then you can take direct flight from your home country straight to the city of Bandung.
Facilities at Bandung Airport
The international airport in Bandung has three floors and 2 terminals, which is for domestic flights and international flights. The facilities available here are bookstore, clothing store, restaurants and cafes, lounges, prayer room, internet access, money changer, ATM, and an LED display.
What about visa? Are all foreign visitors required to have visa to enter Indonesia via the city of Bandung? If you are the ASEAN’s passport holder, then no visa is required. However if you’re from other countries that don’t belong to the ASEAN countries, then you need to have a visa in order to enter Indonesia. Luckily, for those who don’t have a chance to get their own visa at their home country, you can obtain a Visa on Arrival (VOA) upon your arrival at the airport in Bandung.
And another important question that you might have is when you should arrive at the airport? Normally most major flights require you to reach the airport around 2 to 3 hours before your flight departure time. So we’d strongly recommend that you leave your hotel in Bandung earlier in order to reach the airport in time. Normally it takes only 1 hour or less from the city center to reach Bandung airport within normal traffic, but it can take much longer time if your hotel is located at the suburbs.