Local Transport - Tips for Getting Around in Bandung
Travelling around in Bandung can be difficult if not frustrating, especially to newcomers. There is no Mass Rapid Transport/Transit system in Bandung and the public transport facility is very poor. There also as many as one-way streets, confusing traffic directions, and recless angkot drivers. Be carefull and make sure you have a good plan and understand the route before traveling around with public transport. Several areas in the city centre can be comfortably discovered on foot, including Cihampelas Street, Merdeka and Braga Street.
It is recommended to hire a taxi from reliable taxi company or rent a car with experienced driver for a convenient travel around the city. Most hotels provide taxi booking or car rental service for travelers to explore Bandung.
Taxi in Bandung
The following is a list of recommended taxi companies in Bandung (with taxi meter):
- Blue Bird Group Taxi Bandung. Phone: +62 22 7561234
- Cipaganti Taxi Bandung. Phone: +62 22 7319498, +62 22 70070000
- Gemah Ripah Taxi Bandung. Phone: +62 22 4217070
Car Rental in Bandung
For car rental, cipaganti car rental is the most recommended company since it is already in the business since 1994 and they have various car types for rent. There also Mulia Car Rental and Total Car Rental with comparable service.
- Cipaganti Car Rental in Bandung:
Bandung Trade Center (BTC) LGF Blok B Bandung.
Phone: +62 22 6126123
Bandung Cipaganti, Jl. Cipaganti 84, Bandung
Phone: +62 22 2041916
- Mulia Car Rental Bandung
Phone: +62 22 70103008 ; +62 8122015474
- Total Car Rental in Bandung
Phone: +62 22 2507050
- Car Rental Service in Bandung
Angkot stands for Angkutan Kota (the city transport), the small public minivan for transport within the city.