Travellers have several options for getting around Jakarta. These include taxis, Mercedes-Benz cars for rental, public transit and ojek.
One of the easiest and most convenient ways of getting around Jakarta is to take a taxi.
Do not allow informal agents on the street to arrange or find transportation for you, as they will expect to be paid by both you and the driver.
When possible, call for a cab beforehand or check with our hotel staff, who will be happy to help you hire a driver.
The rail network throughout Jakarta is a sort of lifeline to the transportation system in this capital city of Indonesia. The railroad tracks connect Jakarta to its neighbouring cities.
Train service is also available catering routes to other cities. The Argo Bromo Anggrek offer ten-hour trips from Jakarta to Surabaya.
Buses are the primary means of public transportation in Jakarta. The TransJakarta buses provide a comfortable ride with air conditioning facility. There are also numerous bus services between major cities in Java.
Enquire with the hotel staff regarding the best place to catch a bus in order to reach your destination.
Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta, provides several options of cars for rent with a personal driver. The cost starts from USD 116 per 4 hours for a Mercedes E-200 CGI or Toyota Alphard.
For more information, please contact our hotel concierge staff.
Mikrolet and Kopaja
These services are employed for trips between the city and suburbs and can seat from 10 to 40 passengers per vehicle. Fares are metered based on distance travelled.
To arrange a trip for your family or group, please speak with our hotel staff.
An ojek is a motorbike hired with its rider. You may pay for a single trip or hire it by the hour or day. The agreed upon fare depends on distance covered.
Ojeks usually come in handy for places where roads are either too narrow or bumpy for four-wheel vehicles.