Land Transportation

Train service only available throughout Java and part of Sumatra around Padang, West Sumatra, Medan in North Sumatra, South Sumatra and Lampung. Several train run between Jakarta and Surabaya. The most comfortable are the air-conditioned "Argobromo", "Mutiar", and "Bima" which travel at night. The Argobromo and Mutiara passes through Semarang, while the Bima take the southern route through Yogyakarta. Another train, the "Senja Utama" is an express service to Semarang, Yogyakarta and Solo. It has reclining seats but no air-conditioning. Train to Bandung have regular service from Jakarta and Yogyakarta. The "Argogede" offers two services a day between Jakarta and Bandung, while the "Parahyangan" offers nineteen services a day. Bus services are available and the best known are those serving the Bali-Banda Aceh route, traveling night and day. Many are air-conditioned and have reclining seats as well as TV with video programmes. These are numerous bus services between major cities in Java and also limousines which provide door to door service.

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