Getting to Banyan Tree Bintan.

How to Get to Banyan Tree Bintan With Ease? Follow This Guide

If you’re planning a trip to Bintan and staying at Banyan Tree Bintan, you don’t need to worry about how to get there!

There are four different routes to choose from, each with its own advantages and travel distances.

Many tourists often wonder about this. Bintan Travel Guide is here to help you.

Let us guide you on how to reach Banyan Tree Bintan effortlessly.

1. From Singapore to Bintan Ferry Terminal

If you’re coming from Singapore, this route is a breeze.

Begin your journey at Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal, which is conveniently situated near Changi Airport.

To get started, make sure to book your ferry ticket.

Choose the Bintan Resort Ferry for a smooth 60-minute ride from Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal to Bintan Ferry Terminal, also referred to as Bandar Bentan Telani (BBT).

Bintan Resort Ferries
One of Bintan Resort Ferries

Booking your ferry ticket early is highly recommended, especially during weekends and public holidays, to ensure availability.

To easily view the prices, check availability, and make online bookings, simply click here.

The nearest ferry terminal to Banyan Tree Bintan is Bintan Ferry Terminal, which is just a quick 15 minute journey by land transfer.

Banyan Tree provides shuttle services daily for this route for your convenience.

You can simply reach out to them directly about the shuttle services from Bandar Bentan Telani to Banyan Tree Bintan.

If you’re heading to Bintan and planning a getaway, here’s a tip to make the most of your first day there.

You can arrive in the morning, ideally before 12:00 noon, to get a head start. 

Normally, hotel check-in time around 2 PM or 3 PM. So, while you wait for your room to be ready, why not explore some of the amazing spots in Bintan?

Here’s how: you can book a Bintan Taxi service. This service offers private cars with private drivers, making your travel smooth and hassle-free.

For example:

For either of these options, you can request a pickup from BBT and they can drop you off at Banyan Tree.

In Bintan, there aren’t ride-hailing apps like Grab or Gojek, so the best way to get around is with Taxi Services.

During your stay, you can use this taxi service to visit various attractions, take tours, do some sightseeing, or even for convenient pick-up and drop-off services.

So, you can make the most of your time in Bintan by exploring early with this options, and then relax and enjoy the facilities at your hotel later on!

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2: From Singapore to Tanjungpinang Ferry Terminal

This second route also starts from Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal in Singapore, but you’ll arrive at Tanjungpinang Ferry Terminal, the main city of Bintan Island.

This route is a good option if Bintan Resort Ferries are fully booked, and it allows you to explore Tanjungpinang’s attractions before heading to Banyan Tree Bintan.

There are two ferry operators from Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal to Tanjungpinang Ferry Terminal, Sindo Ferry and Majestic. 

Sindo Ferries
Sindo ferry
Majestic Ferry
Majestic Ferry

For Sindo Ferry, the journey takes about 2 hours, while Majestic takes approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes.

If you choose this route, it’s a good idea to book your ferry ticket in advance to avoid it being fully booked.

For more details, you can check the comparison of ferry ticket prices through this link.

The journey from Tanjungpinang Ferry Terminal to Banyan Tree Bintan takes about 1 hour 20 minutes. Covering around 67 KM.

Of course, you’ll also need taxi services from Tanjungpinang Ferry Terminal to Banyan Tree Bintan.

With Taxi Services, your driver will be waiting at Tanjungpinang Ferry Terminal, holding a signage to welcome you upon your arrival at arrival gate.

Additionally, you can let them know in advance if you have any other plans after arriving at Tanjungpinang Ferry Terminal.

Whether you want to stop by a restaurant first or visit some one-way attractions from the Ferry Terminal to Banyan Tree, you can request for that.

Here’s some information on the one-way attractions along the way: Lohan Temple, Blue Lake Bintan, Bintan Mangrove/Fireflies, Pondok Bintan 11 (Souvenir Shop, Kue Lapis), as well as a Massage Center & Bintan Seafood.

Simply provide your ferry arrival details, share your further plans, and make sure to book in advance for a well-organized arrangement.

Your trip to Banyan Tree Bintan will be smooth and enjoyable!

3: From Other Indonesian Cities to Raja Haji Fisabilillah Airport

Tanjungpinang City has an airport called Raja Haji Fisabilillah Airport, which serves domestic flights from cities like Jakarta, Surabaya, Bandung, Pekanbaru, and others in Indonesia.

If you’re coming from Indonesia, you can choose flights to this airport.

If you’re coming from another country, you’ll first need to fly to Jakarta and then take a connecting flight from Jakarta to Tanjungpinang Airport.

Raja Haji Fisabilillah Airport

The journey from Tanjungpinang Airport to Banyan Tree Bintan takes about 1 hour and 10 minutes by land transfer, covering approximately 59 kilometers.

If you require a private arrival transfer from the airport, we are here to help.

Our dedicated driver will be ready and waiting for you, even if your flight is delayed.

4: From Batam to Tanjunguban Port by Domestic Ferry

If you’re in Batam, consider taking a domestic ferry to Tanjunguban Town.

Tickets can be purchased at Telaga Punggur Batam, and the speed boat ride to Tanjunguban takes about 20-25 minutes.

Upon arrival at Tanjunguban Port, grab a taxi to Banyan Tree Bintan, which is approximately a 45-minute journey.

These are your options for getting to Banyan Tree Bintan from different starting points. Choose the one that best suits your travel plans, and enjoy your journey to this beautiful destination!

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