How to get here

If you are traveling on a tight budget, you also can take public transportation or tourist bus . Please keep in mind that this will be cheaper, but a longer and adventures journey to reach Bukit Lawang. If you decide to take public transport, no problem, make a room and tour reservation and we will pick you up at the bus stop in Bukit Lawang Central.

Tourist Bus

FromToTimePriceDuration
Bukit LawangMedan Airport8.30 am190.0005 hours
Bukit LawangMedan8.30 am120.0004 hours
Bukit LawangBerastagi8.30 am190.0007 hours
Bukit LawangLake Toba8.30 am230.0009 hours

Local Bus

FromToTransportTimePriceDuration
Medan AirportBinjaiALS Busevery 30 minRp 40.000 3 hours
BinjaiBukit LawangLocal Busevery 15 minRp 25.000/30.0003 hours

Note:
There are no local buses available at Medan airport!
Last local bus in Binjai leaves at 20.00 pm!

FromToTransportPriceDuration
Pinang baris (Medan bus station)Bukit LawangLocal BusRp 50.0004/5 hours
BinjaiBukit LawangLocal BusRp 50.0003/2 hours

Note: First Local bus from Pinang Baris station leaves at 6.30 am, the last one leaves at 20.00 pm. They will pick up and drop off local people during the way, the buses can be very crowded.

WARNING: Overcharging for a local transport from Medan to Bukit Lawang is almost universal. Street hawkers at the bus stop will tell you to pay before boarding, the cost they ask is Rp. 50,000 up till Rp. 300,000. The fact is, you pay when you arrive in Bukit Lawang and the normal price is Rp. 30.000

If you need more information or have any questions please contact us.