Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta International Airport Guide (CGK)
Code: CGKNo. of terminals: 3 Dialling code: +62Timezone: GMT ++07:00
Building 601 Tangerang, Banten, Jakarta, 19101, Indonesia
Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta International Airport is located 20km (12 miles) northwest of Jakarta.
(0)21 550 5177.
Located on the island of Java, Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta International Airport is the main airport in Indonesia and one of South East Asia’s busiest hubs. Our guide to the airport includes information on terminal facilities, public transportation and local hotels.
There are information desks in all terminals and 24-hour tourist information desks (tel: (021) 550 5179 or (021) 550 5307) in Terminal 2.
Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta International Airport is located at Cengkareng, near Tangerang. The airport is a 30-minute drive (longer during rush hour) from Jakarta city centre, off the Soediyatmo toll road (Bandara exit).
Bus: The DAMRI shuttle bus operates from all terminals to various destinations in the city, including Rawamangun, Blok M/Kebayoran, Gambir, Bekasi, Depok and Bogor (journey time: 60-80 minutes, fares from IDR25,000).
Taxi: Taxis can be booked at counters in the arrivals areas of the terminals (journey time to city centre: 30-45 minutes). Expect to pay upwards of IDR200,000. It is advisable to agree the fare before getting in the cab.
Post offices, telecommunications services (including fax and telex) and telephones are provided in Terminals 1 and 2. Free local dialling is offered in the waiting lounges. Free Wi-Fi is available in Terminal 2, and is due to arrive in Terminal 1 soon.
A selection of shops can be found in Terminals 1 and 3. In Terminal 2, there is duty-free shopping, a gift retailer, newsagents and a bookshop.
Left-luggage is located in Terminal 2 (hall D), while lost property offices are situated in the arrivals areas. A porter service is available to assist with luggage.
Executive areas are situated in the transit lounge, in the departures area of Terminal 2 and within a number of airline lounges. A VIP lounge is located in the departures area of Terminal 1. Several meeting rooms are available for hire at the nearby Sheraton Bandara (tel: (021) 559 7777; www.starwoodhotels.com), and in the onsite Jakarta Airport Hotel in Terminal 2 (tel: 021 559 0008; www.jakartaairporthotel.com).
There are car parks outside all three terminals, with long-stay parking available at Terminals 2 and 3.
Car hire companies at Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta International Airport include: Avis, Bluebird and Europcar. Car hire desks can be found in Arrivals.