Transport

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Transport

Getting to Batam

By Ferry



Horizon Fast Ferry

Horizon Fast Ferry offers premium sea transport services to Batam on its Flex Ferries with capacity for 242 people, including an upper deck business class and a private room for VIPs. Business class and VIP passengers enjoy access to Horizon Ferry’s VIP lounge at the ferry terminals before boarding.


Departs from:

  • HarbourFront Cruise and Ferry Terminal

Arrives at:

  • Harbour Bay, Batam

Telephone:

  • Harbourfront: (65) 6270-2228

Website:
http://www.horizonfastferry.com

Batam Fast Ferry

With capacity for between 140 and 338 passengers, Batam Fast’s high-speed passenger ferries are equipped with a VIP room and are able to travel at between 20 knots and 28 knots. Founded in 1985, BatamFast operates four routes to Batam.



Departs from:

  • HarbourFront Cruise and Ferry Terminal
  • Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal

Arrives at:

  • Batam Center, Batam
  • Harbour Bay, Batam
  • Sekupang, Batam
  • Nongsapura, Batam

Telephone:

  • Harbourfront: (65) 6270-2228
  • Tanah Merah: (65) 6542-6310

Website:
http://www.batamfast.com

Majestic Fast Ferry

Featuring high-speed ferries that have capacity for 176 passengers, Majestic Fast offers season passes to Batam for unlimited travel. The Majestic Fleet offers two routes to Batam and operates a daily schedule.



Departs from:

  • HarbourFront Cruise and Ferry Terminal
  • Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal

Arrives at:

  • Batam Center, Batam
  • Sekupang, Batam

Telephone:

  • Harbourfront: (65) 6278-9688
  • Tanah Merah: (65) 6289-5535

Website:
http://www.majesticfastferry.com.sg

SINDO Ferry

With a fleet of three newly launched vessels offering capacity for up to 300 passengers, SINDO Ferry is committed to offering comfortable, fuel-efficient and high-speed passenger ferry services. SINDO Club members enjoy unlimited travel to Batam.


Departs from:

  • HarbourFront Cruise and Ferry Terminal

Arrives at:

  • Batam Center, Batam
  • Sekupang, Batam
  • Teluk Senimba (Waterfront City), Batam

Telephone:

  • Harbourfront: (65) 6331-4123
  • Tanah Merah: (65) 6331-4122

Website:
http://www.sindoferry.com.sg


Indo Falcon Ferry

Part of Falcon Travel, Indo Falcon offers daily ferry services from Singapore to Batam’s Teluk Senimba, Waterfront City.



Departs from:

  • HarbourFront Cruise and Ferry Terminal

Arrives at:

  • Teluk Senimba (Waterfront City), Batam

Telephone:

  • Harbourfront: (65) 6270-6778

Website:
http://www.indofalcon.com.sg

Getting Around Batam

Private Tour Operators

Getting around Batam might be daunting the first time if you want to maximise your time or are travelling in a big group with elderly passengers.

Whether you are scouting for day tours, overnight tours, or a trustworthy driver, a reputable tour operator can provide a knowledgeable tour guide, customise your itinerary and give you peace of mind for a memorable stay in Batam.


V.I.P Tour Batam (P.T. Vital Idolap Esona Tours & Travel)

Founded in 2005, V.I.P Tour specialises in: Inbound and Outbound Packages, MICE, Domestic & International Hotel Vouchers, Domestic & International Air Ticketing, Golf Packages, Fishing Tours, Diving & Snorkelling, Trekking, Paintball Teambuilding, Mangrove Tours, Cycling Tours and Canoeing Tours.

Telephone: (62-77) 845-7388
Website: http://viptourbatam.com


Desindo Tours (P.T. Desindo Sukses Wisatama Tour & Travel)

Established in 2004, Desindo Tours is a partner of SINDO Ferry. Desindo specialises in Inbound and Outbound Packages, CIP Tours, MICE, Golf and Spa Packages as well as vehicle rental.

Telephone: (62-77) 8743-7252
Website: http://www.desindotours.com


Licensed Taxi Operators

Visitors are advised to travel with or charter taxis with yellow licence plates as they are registered and are metered public transportation.

Popular taxis that charge fairly according to the metre are Blue Bird and Silver Cab.

Licensed taxis that may not go by the metre include the Black Horse. Do compare the fare provided by taxis at your hotel before entering a bargain. Hotel taxis generally charge between Rp10,000 and Rp15,000 more.