How to Reach Bintan Island - The Easiest Way to Reach Bintan Island


By Air: Raja Haji Fisabilillah Airport has few flights to Bintan Island from Jakarta, Pekanbaru, Palembang, Jambi and the remote Natuna Islands. There are no international flights available directly to Pulau Bintan.

By Boat: This is probably the best way to get in Pulau Bintan. There are number of ferry services available from neighbouring Pulau Batam which or Singapore to Bintan which has several international flights. There are regular ferries available from Malaysia, Dumai, Sumatra, Pekanbaru, Tanjung Balai, Tanjung Batu, Singkep Island, Natuna Island and several other parts of Indonesia.


By Minivan: Known as mikrolet or angkutan kota (angkut) in local language, this is one of the best transport in Pulau Bintan.

By Car: Car rental is available for getting around. Car rental could cost between $50 - 100/day for a sedan. It is best to decide and negotiate the fares before boarding one.

By Taxi: available and best obtained at the lodging.

By Scooter: Probably the best way to get around from beach to beach, scooters are easily available at the rental companies.

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Modes of Transportation in Bintan Island

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Bintan Island. The most preferred mode of transport in Bintan Island is Walking.

Average distance: 7 km Average time: 40 min

  • Walking 100%
    Other 10 min Walking 10 min Train 5 min Waiting 5 min Tram 5 min Bus 5 min Overall average time for 7 kms 40 min

How to Reach Bintan Island from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Singapore to Bintan Island 67.6 km 1 hour 7 mins
Kuala lumpur to Bintan Island 308.54 km 5 hours 8 mins
Subang jaya to Bintan Island 319.45 km 5 hours 19 mins
Geraldton to Bintan Island 1552.35 km 25 hours 52 mins
Siliguri to Bintan Island 1762.48 km 29 hours 22 mins
Beijing to Bintan Island 1943 km 32 hours 23 mins
Kathmandu to Bintan Island 2043.44 km 34 hours 3 mins
Chennai to Bintan Island 2669.77 km 44 hours 29 mins
Pune to Bintan Island 3357.44 km 55 hours 57 mins
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