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GETTING THERE

FERRY TRAVEL FROM SINGAPORE

SINGAPORE to BINTAN

Bintan Resorts Ferry is the main ferry operator and offers several ferry timing options every day for travel between Bintan and Singapore. Limited bike slots available for each ferry so make sure to book early.

View Ferry schedule and rates.

DEPARTURE FROM SINGAPORE

  • The ferry to Bintan leaves from the Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal.
  • Please arrive 2 hours before departure at the ferry terminal to prevent stressful situations.

 

ARRIVAL TO BINTAN

  • Bandar Bentan Telani (BBT) Bintan ferry terminal is just a quick coach ride to your hotel. All Official Hotels provide bus transfers from and to the ferry terminal at no extra costs.
  • Those staying elsewhere must contact their hotel and make arrangements for their transfers. Indicate that you are bringing a bike.

 

BIKE PROTECTION

  •  You are NOT required to pack your bike.
  • The ferry and hotel staff are briefed and trained to handle your bike with care, BUT consider protecting your frame with bubble wrap or pipe insulation and take the pedals off, if you want to reduce risk.

 

TAXIS from Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal

  • Taxis will be in high demand at the Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal (TMFT) in Singapore upon your return from Bintan. Consider booking one in advance to avoid delays.

Regular Taxis:

Comfort Taxi:6552 1111
Dial-A-Cab:6342 5222
SMRT Taxis:6555 8888
TransCab: 6555 3333
Premier Taxis: 6363 6888
Prime Taxi:6778 0808
Yellow-Top Taxi:6293 5545

7-seater Maxi Cabs:

Maxi Cab:6589 8551
Limo Maxi:6589 8552
Ezy Limo:6555 8888
Limousine Cab:6535 3534
Limo Taxi Cab:6600 9920
Alex Limousine:9003 2237
Maxi Cab Singapore Limousine:6589 8553

FLYING FROM JAKARTA

Take a 1.5hr direct flight from Jakarta to Tanjung Pinang, Indonesia. Bintan is accessible by car or taxi from the Tanjung Pinang airport (approx. 45 min).

AIRPORT TRANSFER SERVICE (Tanjung Pinang Airport)

Bintan Triathlon participants and companions may book for airport transfer services from Tanjung Pinang (TNJ) Airport to your hotel in Bintan. Airport transfer services is managed by Global Bintan, contact us for bookings.

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REGULAR FLIGHTS from Jakarta to Tanjung Pinang, Bintan

Jakarta (CGK) to Tanjung Pinang (TNJ) / Bintan
Lion Air (JT620)08:25 – 09:55
Garuda Indonesia (GA286)10:30 – 12:10
Sriwijaya Air (SJ-038)17:30 – 19:00
Tanjung Pinang (TNJ) / Bintan to Jakarta (CGK)
Lion Air (JT621)10:35 – 12:05
Garuda Indonesia (GA287)13:10 – 15:00
Sriwijaya Air (SJ-039)07:20 – 08:50
SPEEDBOAT FROM BATAM

To get from Batam, Indonesia to Bintan Resorts, visitors may take one of the regular speed boat shuttle service from Telaga Punggur, Batam to Tanjung Uban Ferry Terminal, followed by land transfer to Bintan Resorts.

2-way land transfer from Tanjung Uban to Bintan Resorts may be arranged with BRC Tours at a charge.

If you plan to fly to Batam and then travel by boat to Bintan then land transfer from Hang Nadim Airport, Batam to Telaga Punggur, Batam may also be arranged.

FERRY FROM JOHOR BAHRU, MALAYSIA

A direct ferry from Johor Bahru, Malaysia to Bintan Island is available.

Stulang Laut Ferry Terminal is located near The ZON shopping mall, Johor Bahru and arrives at Sri Bintan Pura Ferry Terminal, Tanjung Pinang. Duration: 165 minutes

On arrival in Tanjung Pinang, taxi transfer to the race venue at Nirwana Gardens takes around 45-60 minutes.

PASSPORT VALIDITY AND VISAS

International passports must be valid for at least six months from the date of arrival in Bintan, Indonesia.A Visa-On-Arrival (VOA) for Indonesia is required for some nationalities.

Please ensure that you have one full page available for the Indonesian Immigration Visa.

Ultimate combination of sports & fun in the tropics. 11 - 13 May 2018