Transport in Indonesia

Find out about the options for getting to Indonesia and for getting around once you’re there…

Whether driving a car, riding a bike or using public transport, you’ll need to get around the towns and countryside of Indonesia.

Indonesia’s transport infrastructure is fragile and underdeveloped, and its travel sector has a poor safety record and is generally considered unsafe. Travel is time consuming and there are frequent delays. Visitors should allow a generous amount of time for travel to remote areas, whatever the mode of transport.

Whether you would like to learn more about buying a car (or importing your own), obtaining a Indonesian driving licence or using public transport, this section has all the relevant information you might need to navigate your way around the country safely and legally.