Close
Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · A Bus to the Airport
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

A Bus to the Airport

Bali Proposed Airport Bus Service to Cost Rp. 30,000 a Trip?


Bali News: A Bus to the Airport
Click Image to Enlarge

(5/19/2013)

The Bali Daily (Jakarta Post) hints that the Bali Transportation Agency plans to introduce substantially higher fares for passengers who use a new bus service to connect the Trans-Sarbagita Bus Network to Bali’s Ngurah Rai International Airport.

Set to start trial operations in late May 2013, the new service will represent the third corridor of service for the Trans-Sarbagita system. Existing routes run from Batubulan to Nusa Dua and Denpasar to Jimbaran.

Dewa Putra Putu Punia Asa, head of the Bali Transportation Agency said: 

“We will trial the airport route after the gubernatorial election is over. After the trial, we will study special tariffs for the route.”

The current bus fare on the Sarbagita system is Rp. 3,500 (US$0.35). However, an individual ticket of Rp. 30,000 (US$3) is being considered for those considering taking the bus to the airport. A lower, discounted monthly fare would also be available in order to encourage 8,000 airport workers to help reduce traffic congestion by using the bus system.

The implementation of the airport bus service remains dependent on a supply of subsidized buses promised by the Transportation Ministry. Bali is waiting for a delivery of 30 new buses promised by Jakarta, part of which will be used on the new route.

Jakarta transportation officials are, however, painting a doubtful picture on if and when more busses will be coming from Jakarta. Bali is being urged to invest its own funds in developing the bus system.

Bali Transportation officials have said they would, if necessary, borrow five buses from the existing bus system to provide public bus transport to the airport.

Rather than wait for busses or funding from Jakarta, the director of Urban Transport System Development at the Land Transportation Directorate General of the Transportation Ministry, Djoko Saksono, said: 

“The central government has provided bus grants in the past, now we expect the local administration to start developing their system, instead of relying on the central government’s grants. We do believe that public transportation in Bali is urgent. But our support may not always come in the form of state budget allocation because it is limited.”


© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.


 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
And the Winner Is . . . .
Joko Widodo and Jusuf Kalla Declared Winners of Presidential and Vice-Presidential Race. Prabowo Subianto Takes Legal Steps to Challenge Election Results.
(7/25/2014)
If this is Tuesday, it Must be Bali!
Design Expert Explores Ways to Enforce Rules Mandating Balinese Style Architecture and Finishes in all Building Projects
(7/25/2014)
Endless Summer
Australian Man Found Dead in Kuta Hotel Room
(7/25/2014)
Red Glare on Baliís East Coast
Fire Destroys One Villa at Amankila
(7/25/2014)
When High Season Becomes Shoulder Season
Hotels and Villas in Bali Claim Occupancies for July-August 2014 are Down by as much as 15%
(7/25/2014)
Holding Meetings in Bali to Steal Funds
Foreign Affair Official Sentenced to Prison for Corruption of International Meeting Funds dedicated to Bali
(7/25/2014)
Cooking in the Middle Kingdom
St. Regis Kayuputi Culinary Team Represented Indonesia at Bocuse díOr Asia Pacific in Shanghai
(7/25/2014)
Pausing for a 'Cuppa' Before Take-Off
Government Does Surprise Drug Screening of Domestic Pilots at Bali Airport
(7/25/2014)
Have You Been to Bali, Too??
Bali by the Numbers: Bali on Pat to Welcome 3.75 million Foreign Visitors in 2014
(7/25/2014)
A 15-year Impasse
French Drug Courier Gets 15 Year Prison Sentence in Bali
(7/25/2014)
Rising Costs Dent Garudaís Finances
Garuda Loses US$211 million in First Half of 2014
(7/25/2014)
Mellow is the Night in Ubud
Jazz musician Deborah Carter set to perform at Uma by COMO in Ubud on August 10, 2014
(7/25/2014)
All [News]!
 
Tourism and Transport Tourism Agents