Batam Ferry Services Information
Ferry to Batam Information
The main Batam ferry terminals are Batam Centre, Sekupang, Waterfront City, Nongsa
and Telaga Punggur. Nagoya is now served by the new ferry terminal at Harbour Bay (Batu Ampar) which is
used by Wavemaster Berlian ferries.
Batam Centre ferry terminal has the most frequent ferry connections to/from Singapore and
Johor Baru. Sekupang, is best used for those catching domestic connections to Sumatra and even Jakarta. Waterfront City and Nongsapura
mostly serve adjacent resorts while
From Harbourfront: Ferry operators include:
Penguin (Tel: +62-778-467574 in Batam Centre;+62-778-321636 in Sekupang; +62-778-381280 in Waterfront City; +65-62714866 in Harbourfront). S$23/40 one-way/return (Nov 2009). Virtually
hourly ferries to Batam Centre and Sekupang, fewer ferries to Waterfront City.
Dino/Batam Fast (Tel: +62-778-467793/464666 in
Batam Centre; +62-778-325085/6 in Sekupang; +62-778-381150 in Waterfront City; +65-62700311 in Harbourfront). Also hourly ferries
to Batam Centre, fewer ferries to Sekupang and Waterfront City. S$26/40 one-way/return (Oct 2007).
Indofalcon (Tel: +65-62783167 in
Harbourfront). This company does not operate to/from Sekupang
Berlian/Wave Master (Tel: +65-65468830 in Singapore). Frequent service
to Harbour Bay.
From Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal: Ferries operated by:
Dino/Batam Fast (Tel: +62-778-761071 in Nongsapura, +65-65426310
in Tanah Merah FT). Several ferries daily to/from Nongsapura.
To/From Malaysia: Ferries link Stulang Laut Johor bahru with Batam Centre.
There are virtually hourly departures betweem 0750 and 1840 from Stulang Laut Johor Bahru to Batam, and between 0750 and 1720
from Batam to Johor Bahru. For more information, call Tenggara Senandung (Tel: +60-7-2211677) in Johor Bahru. Ferries
also operate between Batam Centre and Tanjung Belungkor in Johor.
To/From Sumatra mainland, other Riau Islands: Batam's main domestic
port is Sekupang, where you can ferries to/from the Sumatra mainland and other Riau Islands to the west of Batam.
Karimun: Regular ferries operate between Tanjung Balai and Sekupang. Some of the ferries originate from the Sumatra mainland. Boats
also stop at Tanjung Balai when going from Sekupang to Sumatra or Kundur
To/From Dumai: Several companies, including Dumai Express
operates several ferries daily to/from Sekupang. Most of these ferries originate from Tanjung Pimang, the main town on Bintan
and also make a stop at Tanjung Balai on Karimun Island after making a stop at Sekupang.
To/From Kundur Island: Several ferry companies
run daily between Sekupang and Tanjung Batu on Kundur. These ferries also make a stop at Tanjung Balai on Karimun enroute.
destinations include Pekanbaru, Selat Panjang, Bengkalis and Tanjung Buton in Riau and Kuala Tungkal in Jambi province.
other parts of Indonesia: Pelni ships which serve various ports throughout Indonesia call at Sekupang.
Batam Ferries operate from the Harbourfront Cruise Centre and Tanah Merah ferry terminals in Singapore as well as from Johor Baru
The preferred choice of travel to Batam is with the many ferry services that operate from the Singapore cruise
Centre formerly known as Harbour Front. From here ferry services operate to both Batam and Bintan.
All of Batam's harbours
are catered for in the destinations, Batam Centre, Sekupang Waterfront City and Harbour Bay.
Should you wish to take a
ferry direct to Nongsa, Batam Ferries also operate from Tanah Merah.
The 3 main ferry providers are Batam Fast, Penguin and Wavemaster.
Batam apartment is just a 10 minute ride from the Batam ferry Terminal at Sekupang
Singapore Cruise Centre Harbourfront
Singapore to Batam Ferry Routes
Singapore to Batam Ferry Timetable
Bandar Lampung, Jakarta-Soekarno Hatta,
Palembang, Pekanbaru, Pontianak, Surabaya, Yogyakarta
|| Medan, Jakarta-Soekarno-Hatta
|| Denpasar/Bali, Jakarta-Soekarno-Hatta, Medan, Pekanbaru, Surabaya
Bandung, Denpasar/Bali, Jakarta-Soekarno Hatta, Medan,
Padang, Pekanbaru, Surabaya, Bandar Lampung, Yogyakarta
|| Jakarta-Soekarno Hatta, Jambi, Medan, Surabaya, Padang
Tanjung Pinang, Matak, Dumai, Rengat,
Pinang, Pekanbaru, Ranai,Bandung
|| Cari Penerbangan Murah
Batam Flight and Airport Information
|Distance / Time to locations in Batam from Hang Nadim Airport
| Nagoya (Kota) Nagoya Hills, DC Mall, BCS
|| 30 Minutes|
| Harbor Bay Ferry Terminal, Batu Ampar
|| 30 Minutes|
| Batam Center Ferry Terminal, Mega Mall
| Sekupang Ferry Terminal, Tempat Senang Spa, Apartment
|| 35 Minutes|
| Waterfront City Ferry Terminal, Holiday Inn,
|| 45 Minutes|
| Nongsapura Ferry Terminal, Nongsa, Turi Beach
|| 10 Minutes|
Batam's Hang Nadim airport is a busy airport catering for many arrivals and departures daily. Hang Nadim serves both domestic
and international flights. It is located on the eastern side of Batam island.
Domestic flights to and from Batam
within Indonesia are operated from Jakarta, Medan, Bandung, Surabaya, Bandung, Yogyakarta, Pekan baru as well as various other Indonesian
International flights to and from Batam are from Kuala Lumpur.
Visitors to Batam arriving by plane can expect to
a 30 minute journey time to Nagoya & Batam Centre. The table below lists likely travel times to various places of interest
Batam Car and Minibus Rental
||Full Day |
|Sedan / City Car 4 Seats
People Carrier 5 - 7 Seats
|Mini Van / Small Bus 12 Seater
Many visitors arrving by ferry or plane to Batam often prefer to hire vehicles rather than use public transport or local taxis.
table below gives an approximate price for car rental in Batam.
Vehicles are available with or without a driver, however
if you have not expereinced driving in Indonesia before, you are strongly advised to pay a little extra and rent a car with a driver.