Jakarta is the capital city of the island nation of Indonesia. The city is located on the northwest coast of Java, one of the largest of thousands of islands that make up the country. Its rich cultural history is reflected in its architecture, with Chinese, Arab, Indian, Malay and European influences. A former Dutch colony, Indonesia has been proudly independent since 1945, but the old town of Kota Tua is still home to Dutch colonial buildings. Attractions to visit include the old port of Sunda Kelapa, and Monas Tower, a monument that symbolizes the freedom of independence after years of colonial rule.
Flying to Jakarta
1. Which airports serve Singapore to Jakarta?
All flights to Jakarta from Singapore leave from Changi International Airport. It is to the east of the city, and the last east-bound stop on the Singapore subway system.
All flights from Singapore arrive at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, also known as Cengkareng Airport, which is located around a 40 minute drive by taxi from the city center. Transport options from the airport include bus, taxi, or Uber, depending on your budget.
2. Which airlines operate flights from Singapore to Jakarta?
There are several airlines offering daily direct flights to Jakarta from Singapore, with over 35 flights a day, every day. You can choose from Singapore Airlines, Garuda, Scoot, Jetstar, Batik Air, Lion and Indonesia Air Asia.
3. How long is the flight?
If you have booked a direct flight from Singapore to Jakarta, you can expect it to take around 1 hour and 50 minutes. There is a small time zone difference, with Singapore being 1 hour ahead of Jakarta.
4. Climate changes between Singapore and Jakarta
Both cities experience hot weather year round, with regular rain showers, so there is no significant climate change to consider when flying from Singapore to Jakarta.
5. Culture differences and need-to-know
The Singapore dollar is used in Singapore and Jakarta uses the Indonesian Rupiah, so you will need to change money, which can easily be done at banks or airports in either country. Popular credit cards such as Mastercard and Visa are accepted in Jakarta.
Many foreign nationals, including US citizens, do not need a visa to travel to Indonesia as a tourist for 30 days or less. For longer term stays, you can apply for a 30-day visa on arrival and extend it if once in Indonesia. Visa requirements vary for other countries, so always check current guidelines.
Jakarta is a huge, hectic, densely populated city. You will not find it as clean, modern and orderly as Singapore, but you will certainly find a wide variety of experiences to occupy, educate and delight. Learn more about Jakarta’s complicated history at one of its many museums, stroll around the old town of Kota Tua, or visit Istiqlal Mosque, the largest mosque in Southeast Asia. Jakarta has a distinctly modern side too, with many shopping malls, bars, and western style restaurants. Want to escape the city for a while? Take a boat trip to the beautiful Thousand Islands area, just a day trip away from the city center.
Singapore to Jakarta Last modified: Feb 5, 2023 17:59 -05:00
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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Singapore to Jakarta
Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.
The average price for connecting flights from Singapore to Jakarta is $341.
The average price for direct flights from Singapore to Jakarta is $285.
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The average price for one way flights from Singapore to Jakarta is $219.
The average price for round trip flights from Singapore to Jakarta is $284.
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