Husein Sastranegara is the only international airport in West Java. Approximately, Bandung airport is located only 5 km from the city center, pretty close to the Bandung Central train station. The dimension of the Bandung airport has been expanded by PT Angkasa Pura II as the state-owned airport management since late 2012 to 30,000m2 from the actual size. The number of flights can reach over seven departures and arrivals within an hour, and it is still increasing.
This expansion marked the increasing flight bounds from and to Bandung because the government of West Java projected the terminal will be able to accommodate roughly around 1 and a half million passengers per year. Currently, Bandung airport operates both domestic and international flights served by local and international airlines such as Garuda Indonesia, Citi link, Batavia Air, Lion Air, Sriwijaya Air, Wings Air, Air Asia, Tiger Airways, Pacific Royale, and Silk Air.
Both domestic and international flights use one terminal with three floors, while the expansion of terminal B is under construction. At the international arrival gate, the airport provides VOA (visa on arrival service) which is mostly used by European, American and some Asian citizens. Indonesia gives special visa waiver for all South East Asian nationalities, such as Singaporean, Malaysian and Thai who dominate Bandung tourists.
Though Bandung airport is still rather small, it has modern and adequate airport facilities for the passengers. There are two executive lounges, internet access, restaurants, shops, prayer rooms, ATMs, ACs, and TVs. So, don’t worry to get bored or hungry, because there are several cafes and restaurant with reasonable price additionally having internet access and smoking rooms.
The main transportation from and to Husein Sastranegara is taxi, because there isn’t any public shuttle bus which operates these routes. The best way to avoid scam taxi in Bandung is to buy a coupon from the airport taxi counter right at the outside of the arrival exit. The taxi fare to the city center might be variable, depends on how many passengers are in the taxi (only up to five passengers). It takes around IDR 50,000 to IDR 100,000.
If you use Bandung Tour Expert’s tour package for your Bandung trip, you don’t have to think about airport shuttle because our driver guides will already wait for you already outside the arrival exit. Furthermore, they will drive you through our special routes which passing many Bandung sightseeing and attraction places which making your journey to the hotel more interesting. Or if you are travelling with more than five people, our transport fleets accommodate up to 16 passengers so you don’t have to be separated from your travel group. Plus, the leg space and baggage place are way bigger than in taxi.
For those who spend just a short time in Bandung and need an accommodation or hotel near Bandung airport, we can also book it for you. Just choose from our wide-range hotels and guesthouse and do not miss our offers and discounts for hotels, near the airport or city center.