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Jakarta to Surabaya Bus

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Jakarta to Surabaya Bus

Jakarta is the national capital of Indonesia and Surabaya is the second-largest city in the country. Both cities are economic hubs in the country and with booming tourist centres. The Jakarta to Surabaya bus route is one of the most popular routes in the country and is served by many operators. Bus from Jakarta to Surabaya takes about 8 hours. So, overnight services are also popular along this route. Surabaya is located 784 km away from Jakarta. The average ticket fare of a Surabaya bus from Jakarta is about IDR 300.000. However, the charges may see an increase from 50 to 100 per cent during peak seasons. Though there are many modes of transports connecting these two cities, buses are the most preferred choice. Operators offer many facilities to keep this eight-hour-long journey comfortable and enjoyable. There are many boarding points and dropping points across the cities. The most popular boarding point in Jakarta is Pulogebang Terminal, whereas Bungurasih Terminal is the most preferred dropping point in Surabaya. The bus operators offer breaks at convenient places with restaurants, restrooms, and refreshments.

Bus Operators Servicing these Routes

Jakarta to Surabaya bus timings is very conveniently scheduled all through the day to cater to the requirements of the travellers. Remember to check Jakarta to Surabaya bus fare before you book the tickets because there are seasonal variations that could double up in the peak season. For convenience, consider printing out your Jakarta to Surabaya bus schedule so that you don’t miss the bus. Also, check the boarding points and how to reach there. Jakarta to Surabaya bus distance is about 784 km, so you may stock up essentials like snacks and drinking water if they are not available onboard. Listed below are the prominent Jakarta to Surabaya bus operators and their contact details.

  • Harapan Jaya
    Address: Jl. Mayor Sujadi 23A, Tulungagung -Jawa Timur
    Phone: (0355) 321620, (0355) 321624, (0355) 327575
    Fax: (0355) 322505
    Ticket Fare: IDR 235,200 to IDR 280,000
  • Sinar Jaya
    Address: PT.Sinar Jaya Megah Langgeng Kantor Pusat JL.DI.Panjaitan No.12. Jakarta 13410
    Phone: +62 21 8832 5550 - 2 +62 21 8121 2847 77
    Ticket Fare: IDR 284,000
  • Kramat Djati
    Address: Jl. Sultan Iskandar Muda No.9B (Arteri Pondok Indah), Jakarta Selatan
    Contact Details: (021) 7238015|(021) 7238037
    Ticket Fare: IDR 330,000
  • Pahala Kencana
    Address: Jl. Gading Bukit Raya, Blok C No.1, Kelapa Gading, RT.18/RW.8, Klp. Gading Bar., Kec. Klp. Gading, Kota Jkt Utara, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 14240, Indonesia
    Contact Details: (021) 4517375
    Ticket Fare: IDR 260,000
  • Tiara Mas
    Address: Jl. Sulung No.89, RT.005/RW.01, South Krembangan, Krembangan, Surabaya City, East Java 60175, Indonesia
    Contact Details: +62 31 3543976
    Ticket Fare: IDR 210,000
  • Haryanto
    Address: Terminal Sampang, Madura, Indonesia
    Ticket Fare: 260,000
  • Karina/Lorena
    Address: Jl. K.H.Hasyim Ashari No. 15 C Jakarta
    Phone: (021) 5316 0440
  • Sari Indah
    Address: Jl. Raya Kletek No. 50 Kletek, Sidoarjo East Java 61257
    Phone: (031) 7879749
    Ticket Fare: IDR 210,000
  • Titian Mas
    Address: Jl. Mangosteen No. 8, Sumbawa, West Nusa Tenggara
    Phone: (0371) - 22176
    Ticket Fare: IDR 252.840,00

Things to see in Surabaya

Those who are travelling by bus from Jakarta to Surabaya have a plethora of tourist spots to visit. If you want to spend a day in Surabaya, check the Jakarta to Surabaya bus schedule to see the night bus timings. You can utilise a full day if you reach early in the morning. This will not affect your budget because there is not much difference in between the day and night buses and their bus fare.

  • Tugu Pahlawan: Tugu Pahlawan is a memorial built to pay tribute to the heroes of Indonesian Independence, known for the statue of Ir. Soekarno, the famous Indonesian proclaimer, this museum is open to visitors on all days.
  • Surabaya Zoo: Do not miss that chance to visit Surabaya zoo, the award-winning establishment that was named “the most comprehensive garden in Southeast Asia”. The zoo is home to 2,806 animals belonging to 351 species. Schedule your Jakarta to Surabaya bus timings with enough time set aside for the zoo visit.
  • Mangrove Ecotourism: While booking a Surabaya bus from Jakarta, look for night buses so that you can reach Surabaya in the morning and spend some time in the Mangrove Ecotourism. Spread across 800 hectares of land, the mangroves are home to as much as 83 exotic fauna including Javan turtle, ivory punai, peacock cangak and yellow bambangan.
  • Ken Park: Your trip to Surabaya will not be complete without a visit to this park. It offers many attractions like Waterpark, racing circuit, horse riding area, and fishing spots and much more. Uniquely designed temples and colourful backgrounds give many Instagram-worthy photo spots.

Advantages of Booking with redBus

There are many benefits to booking your Surabaya bus from Jakarta through redBus. You get to see all the services in one place, so you can compare prices and facilities before you book your bus from Jakarta to Surabaya. You can check which operators allow you to reschedule the tickets if need be. Also, redBus offers plenty of payment options, including credit or debit cards and bank transfer. You get additional discounts if you use the promotional code.

Jakarta to Surabaya bus distance makes it an 8-hour journey. So, it would help if you chose a comfortable bus to have a hassle-free travel experience. redBus helps you make the best choice by compiling all the available information about the buses plying on this route. Book your tickets now to avail the best offer.


How can I book a bus ticket online from one route to another??

A: You can simply log on to, choose any specific country you would like to book a bus in, and select the source and destination. After choosing the route and the date, you will find a number of options for buses available. redBus site is user-friendly and booking a bus ticket is just a matter of a few minutes.

Do I need to print my ticket for this bus route?

A: This depends upon the bus operator and the country you are travelling in. You can check this information while booking a bus ticket for a particular bus operator. However, most of the bus operators allow M-ticket or E-ticket sent to your registered email address, you may require to print the ticket if any bus operator specifically asks for the same.

Where can I find the location of my bus stop?

A: As you get the listing of buses available on a selected route, you can click on the 'Boarding & Dropping Point' tab to check the exact location of your pickup and drop-off points. redBus also offers ‘Track my bus’ facility in a few countries to check the live location of the bus.

How early should I arrive for the trip?

A: Passengers are required to reach the boarding place at least 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time of the bus.

Can I reschedule my bus ticket on this route?

A: Yes, you can. However, this option is available with some selected bus operators on You just have to enter your bus ticket number and email address, verify your ticket details, and choose a reschedule date.

At what time do buses start from Jakarta to Surabaya?

A: Buses from Jakarta to Surabaya generally start early in the morning and continue until late evening. However, the bus timings may vary depending on the bus operators and season. This is where redBus helps you out. You need not contact several bus operators to get updated about the bus schedules. You will find all the updated information on redBus website while booking a bus ticket online.

Are there any discounts available on the route from Jakarta to Surabaya?

A: Jakarta to Surabaya is one of the popular routes and it’s quite likely that you may get exciting discounts on booking bus tickets through redBus on this route. It would be better if you plan your journey in advance and book your tickets so that you can get the best price and best seat for your trip.



  • Ampera
  • Cilandak Town Square
  • Cililitan
  • Daan Mogot
  • Grogol
  • Kalideres
  • Kampung Rambutan
  • Lebak Bulus
  • Pasar Rebo
  • Pinang Ranti
  • Pondok Pinang
  • Pool Kramat Djati Ciliitan
  • Priok
  • Pulo Gebang
  • Taman Kota
  • Terminal Kalideres
  • Terminal Kampung Rambutan
  • Terminal Lebak Bulus
  • Terminal Pasar Jumat
  • Terminal Pulo Gebang
  • Terminal Pulogebang
  • Terminal Tanjung Priok


  • Jalan Hangtuah
  • Jl. Arjuna
  • Kenjeran
  • Kota Surabaya
  • Medaeng
  • Medaeng (Gunung Harta Solutions)
  • Pelabuhan Tanjung Perak
  • Perak
  • Suromadu
  • Terminal Bungurasih
  • Terminal Purabaya


Visit the redBus app or website to view the rest stops that are available on the way while traveling by bus from Jakarta to Surabaya. There are several offers and cashback options that a customer can avail on the redBus app and website.

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