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Pekanbaru Bus Tickets

Pekanbaru, being a famous city in Indonesia, is well connected to Jakarta and other vital places in the country. The main bus terminal, which is the intercity/interprovincial bus terminal (AKAP) is located 5 km from the city. The bus services start from early in the morning to the late evening, plying various routes. However, this bus terminal is connected to the city through public bus services. You can board the public buses from the bus stops along this route. Ideally located near to many tourist attractions, Pekanbaru receives heavy traffic, especially buses. Tourists mostly travel by bus to Pekanbaru to get connected with other parts of the country or to head towards the international travel hubs. Pekanbaru bus tickets are readily available online and through counters.

Pekanbaru: A Small, Calm City

The capital region of Indonesia’s Riau region, Pekanbaru is known for its oil-producing units. Noted for its cleanliness, this city is the third-largest in the Sumatra region of Indonesia. It is one of the cleanest among Indonesia’s big cities. A noted feature that distinguishes Pekanbaru from other Indonesian cities is its close association with Malay culture, which is even reflected in its architectural styles. Trans Metro Pekanbaru, Indonesia’s well-known bus rapid system, is the newest addition to the city’s infrastructure network. It will cost you IDR 4,000 one-way. The network is still under construction in certain parts of the city. Hence, you can use only a section of the system now.

Places to Visit in Pekanbaru

  • Sang Nila Utama Museum: This is the place you may want to explore if you have a taste in culture and heritage. The only one of its kind in Pekanbaru, this museum tells you about Riau-Malay culture and heritage. The exhibits include a Malay wedding dress, toys, traditional artifacts, and musical instruments. This is a beautiful place to visit if you have time before you travel by bus from Pekanbaru to some other city.
  • Idrus Tintin: The architecture in Pekanbaru is greatly influenced by Malay architecture and culture. No wonder this beautiful building is the city’s major landmark. This building is used to host many prestigious events, like film festivals. A perfect podium for performing arts, it can accommodate 600 people. This building has an amazing light and sound system. It is named after a renowned theatre artiste, Idus Tintin.
  • Soeman H.S. Library: This is a national archive as well as Sumatra’s largest library named after author Soeman H.S. This is another building boasting the Malay style of architecture, with a modern touch. This is a perfect place for those who want to explore local culture, arts, and literature.
  • Kampung Tionghoa Melayu: This is a street occupied predominantly by Chinese Malay people. This is the city’s centre of Chinese cultural activities. Chinese New Year is the biggest celebration here. The street has some old shophouses that ooze a traditional Chinese charm. Visit this place around Chinese New Year to see the Lion Dance performances and amazing fireworks.

Boarding Points in Pekanbaru

The bus operators decide the boarding points, and that depends upon the route. It is better to check the boarding points while booking Pekanbaru bus tickets. Currently, we have the below boarding points:

  • Arengka
  • Pekanbaru Kota

Dropping Points in Pekanbaru

As is the case with boarding points, dropping points are also decided by the service providers. It is better to check the dropping points while booking Pekanbaru bus tickets. Below given is the dropping point if you are travelling by bus to Pekanbaru:

  • Pekanbaru Kota

Top Bus Routes from Pekanbaru

As mentioned, there are many private service providers offering bus from Pekanbaru to other parts of Indonesia. As roads are the primary travel choice and buses are the most common mode of transport, there are several popular routs of bus from Pekanbaru. The top bus routes are:

  • Pekanbaru to Bandar Lampung
  • Pekanbaru to Bandung
  • Pekanbaru to Bogor
  • Pekanbaru to Bukittinggi
  • Pekanbaru to Kisaran
  • Pekanbaru to Lubuk Alung
  • Pekanbaru to Merak
  • Pekanbaru to Padang
  • Pekanbaru to Palembang
  • Pekanbaru to Tebing Tinggi

Top Bus Routes to Pekanbaru

Pekanbaru is a transport hub traversed with many bus routes. You could get a bus to Pekanbaru from most of the essential cities in Indonesia. Here is a list of the top bus routes to Pekanbaru from other vital places in Indonesia.

  • Bandar Lampung to Pekanbaru
  • Bandung to Pekanbaru
  • Bukittinggi to Pekanbaru
  • Kampar to Pekanbaru
  • Merak to Pekanbaru
  • Padang Panjang to Pekanbaru
  • Padang Pariaman to Pekanbaru
  • Padang to Pekanbaru
  • Palembang to Pekanbaru
  • Payakumbuh to Pekanbaru

Well connected to all other cities in the Riau region of Indonesia, traveling by bus to Pekanbaru is a comfortable affair. Book your tickets through redBus to avoid any last-minute confusion.  

Pekanbaru Online Bus Ticket Booking

The buses plying in Pekanbaru can be opted as a travel option by many. Booking bus tickets online in Pekanbaru is easy, fast and can be booked securely on redbus.com.

FAQs

Q: Do I need an account on redBus.com website to book a bus ticket online?
A: No, you do not need to make an account with redBus to book a ticket. However, we recommend that you create an account on redBus so that you can book a bus ticket next time even faster. In addition to this, you can also avail redBus discounts and offers on bus tickets by creating an account.
Q: What is an M-Ticket?
A: An M-ticket is an SMS that is sent to your registered mobile number after you successfully book a bus ticket online with redBus. This M-ticket can be the virtual replacement of your printed bus ticket. The M-ticket includes your bus ticket details such as bus timing, pick-up and drop-off locations, vehicle number, PNR etc. An M-ticket is an eco-friendly step by redBus to reduce the number of paper tickets and ensure passengers’ safety from any communicable disease.
Q: Is it safe to use my credit card or debit card for payment while booking a ticket to and from Pekanbaru?
A: Yes, you have nothing to worry about paying for tickets through debit card or card with redBus. reBus has taken care of all the safety measures when it comes to payment gateways. redBus website is completely secure, and with 180 million satisfied customers, there has never been an issue with card payments.
Q: How do I get in touch with the customer care department of redBus.com?
A: There are different customer care contact numbers for different countries. You can just go to the redBus website, choose the country you would like to book bus tickets for, and see the customer care number at the top. Also, you can simply drop an email to the redBus support on the given email address.
Q: How do I book my bus tickets at Pekanbaru?
A: You can book a bus ticket to Pekanbaru simply by visiting the redBus website, selecting the country, and filling up the details of your source and destination cities. redBus website is user-friendly, and with the help of easy-to-follow steps, you can book bus tickets to Pekanbaru within a few minutes.
Q: Where would be my pick-up point?
A: You can check the details of your pick-up and drop-off points on your ticket. The details of your pick-up location would be sent to you via M-ticket. Also, while looking for bus tickets on redBus.com, your pick-up and drop-off locations are mentioned below the schedule.