If there are cheaper methods to journey to Bali, wouldn’t you need to know?
A TikTok consumer, Ezra Pratama (@muhammadezraps) mentioned in his video that you may journey to Bali from Jakarta for slightly below IDR170,000 (US$11.45).
“You don’t have to save lots of up an excessive amount of nor carry that a lot cash to journey to Bali now,” Ezra mentioned within the video.
Within the clip, Ezra mentioned that his low-budget Jakarta-Bali journey started at Pasar Senen Station in Central Jakarta at round 11:10 am native time yesterday. He purchased a practice ticket for IDR104,000 (US$7) with the Airlangga Prepare sure for Pasar Turi Station in Surabaya. The practice took round 11 hours to reach at its vacation spot.
Ezra mentioned that departing earlier than midday from Jakarta signifies that you may see the ocean because the solar units through the journey, throughout which additionally, you will move by way of different cities akin to Brebes and Tegal.
After arriving at Pasar Turi Station, Ezra mentioned he stopped over at Surabaya’s new tourism hotspot Tunjungan Romansa that’s presently fashionable amongst native youths.
“I’d hang around all evening till 4am [local time] and go to Surabaya Gubeng Station to board the Probowangi Prepare,” he mentioned.
With a fare of IDR56K (US$3.77), the practice departed at round 5:30am sure for Ketapang Station in Banyuwangi, which took round 7 hours.
After reaching Ketapang Station, Ezra walked to Ketapang Seaport some 500 meters away. He then purchased a ticket for a ferry sure for Bali’s Gilimanuk Port for IDR8,500 (US$0.57).
The ocean crossing takes 1 to 2 hours, so so long as you’re not sea sick, you will be mesmerized by the wonderful blue waters through the last leg of your journey.
In all, Ezra spent IDR168,500 (US$11.35) to get to Bali from Jakarta.
In fact, few would truly finish their journey at Gilimanuk Port. From there, you possibly can catch a bus to Denpasar, for instance, which might be a 5-hour journey costing round IDR50K (US$3.37). Nonetheless cheaper than boarding a airplane, eh?
For comparability’s sake, a direct flight from Jakarta to Bali prices upwards of IDR1 million (US$67.38) lately. In case you select to drive, toll street charges on their very own add as much as round IDR700K (US$47.16), to not point out having to price range for fuel and the ferry to cross from Java to Bali.
Ezra’s TikTok has attracted appreciable consideration amid rising demand for journey to Bali, reaching 8,245 likes as of immediately. Some lamented the truth that, whereas the journey was less expensive, it may be unbearably lengthy. Others appreciated the video and mentioned they’d attempt the route someday.