Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta International Airport Guide (CGK)
Located on the island of Java, Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta International Airport is the busiest airport in Indonesia and one of Southeast Asia’s main air transport hubs. Our guide to the airport includes information about terminal facilities, public transport routes and nearby hotel recommendations.
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.
Free Wi-Fi internet access is available throughout the airport. 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.
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 services are available 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: +62 21 559 7777;www.starwoodhotels.com), and in the on-site Jakarta Airport Hotel in Terminal 2 (tel: +62 21 559 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: Garuda Biru, Golden Bird and Trac, among others. Car hire desks are located in Arrivals.