International Travel via Singapore
Ferry and Bike Slot Booking
You can book your ferry ticket and bike slot in one easy registration process.
Given that Bintan Island is still an international trip, you will need to arrive at least 90-minute minimum prior to departure.
Transfer to and from Hotel
On arrival on Bintan Island, you are only a 10-minute comfortable coach ride (around 8km) to the race venue, Nirwana Gardens.
Most hotels will arrange for the transfers for you and your bike from the ferry terminal. Ensure you let your hotel know your ferry itinerary.
Want this all organised for you?
Bintan Island, Indonesia is the largest of 3,200 islands in the Riau Archipelago, the third largest of 27 provinces in Indonesia. Northern Bintan, a 23,000-hectare development jointly undertaken by the Singaporean and Indonesian governments features 18 kilometres of pristine white beaches, azure waters and tropical flora, making it the ideal surrounding for a triathlon.
More information on Bintan Island
More direct flights available
Jakarta (Soekarno Hatta) to Tanjung Pinang (kijang) by Sriwijaya Airlines, Lion Air, Batavia Air and Garuda Indonesia.
(Be sure to ask the airline about any additional costs for transferring your bike and any specific parking requirements)
On arrival at Tanjung Pinang, transfer from Raja Haji Fisibilillah (RHF) Airport to the race venue at Nirwana Gardens Resort, this takes 45-60minutes. Transport for yourself and your bike can be organised by your hotel or official travel agent.
To get from Batam, Indonesia to Bintan Resorts, visitors may take regular speed boat from Telaga Punggur, Batam to Tanjung Uban Ferry Terminal, followed by land transfer to Bintan Resorts.
2-way land transfer from Tanjung Uban to Bintan Resorts may be arranged with BRC Tours at a charge.
Land transfer from Hang Nadim Airport, Batam to Telaga Punggur, Batam may also be arranged.
Low cost flights to Singapore are available with airlines such as Scoot, Jetstar and Air Asia. Flights start as low as AUD$298 (Perth-Singapore return). Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal is a 10-minute taxi ride from Singapore’s Changi International Airport. Bintan Island is then just a 50-minute ride on a high speed ferry catamaran.
A direct ferry from Johor Bahru, Malaysia to Bintan Island is available.
It departs from the Zon – Stulang Laut International Ferry Terminal and arrives at Tanjung Pinang Sri Bintan Pura Ferry Terminal.
Duration: 165 minutes
On arrival in Tanjung Pinang, taxi transfer from Raja Haji Fisibilillah (RHF) Airport to the race venue at Nirwana Gardens takes around 45-60 minutes.
International passports must be valid for at least six months from the date of arrival in Bintan, Indonesia.
A Visa-On-Arrival (VOA) for Indonesia is required for some nationalities. Please ensure that you have one full page available for the Indonesian Immigration Visa.