Flights to Jakarta

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From hip bars to soaring skyscrapers, Jakarta is one of the world's great megalopolises. Use Webjet to plan your trip to The Big Durian by comparing airlines to find the perfect flight that fits your holiday budget.

Jakarta Guide

What should I know before visiting Jakarta?

You can experience luxury without spending a fortune

If you’re curious to stay in a luxury resort, you can do so in Jakarta without eating into your budget too much. If you book airfare to Jakarta for your next getaway, take advantage of luxurious accommodation offerings - at prices that won’t hurt your hip pocket too much. Splash out on a luxury resort you may not splurge on normally, and plan to spend the same as you would for a standard hotel room in Australia.

December to April is “flood season”

This is the wet season in Indonesia, and conditions see high humidity and heavy rainfall. If possible, avoid booking flights to Jakarta during the flood season. The heavy rains can cause severe flooding around the city. If you book airfare to Jakarta during the flood season, keep up-to-date on weather reports and consider travel insurance that covers these types of weather events.

Beware of motorbike taxis

While holidaying on cheap flights to Jakarta, you may see motorbike taxis offering rides to both tourists and locals. Be aware that most of these motorbike taxis aren’t registered and are known for scamming or overcharging tourists. While exploring the city on flights to Jakarta, opt for regular taxis or public transport instead.


What are the top tips for travelling with children to Jakarta?

Spend time at Kidzania

Kidzania is the ultimate playground where children can let their imaginations run wild. It’s set up like a small city, complete with a hospital, theatre, supermarket, school, and more. Children can take on roles like doctors, teachers and bakers. There are 64 activities related to different career paths where kids have fun while learning something new. Kids earn KidZos at the end of each activity, which they can redeem for fun rewards and prizes. Kidzania is unique and exciting, making it a great place to spend a day in between return flights to Jakarta.

Explore Taman Mini Indonesia Indah

When you book cheap flights to Jakarta, plan to spend a couple hours at Taman Mini Indonesia Indah. It’s an equally popular attraction among kids and adults, making it the perfect family attraction. The park covers about 100 hectares in East Jakarta and highlights Indonesia’s many regions. Sections of the park are dedicated to places like Bali, Java, Sumatra, and Papua, with each section highlighting local landmarks and customs that can be found in every destination. While holidaying on flights to Jakarta, a trip to Taman Mini Indonesia Indah is great to learn more about the city you’re visiting but also the many other sides to Indonesian culture, too.

Visit the Thousand Islands

Jakarta is a bustling city with an urban feel. If you’re hoping to explore another side to Indonesia between your return flights to Jakarta, take a day trip to the nearby Thousand Islands. The Thousand Islands are actually made up of 342 islands in the Java Sea. 36 of the isles are open to the public and feature relatively untouched nature. There are walking trails, white-sand beaches, and top-notch snorkelling opportunities. The Thousand Islands are the ideal place to escape the city for a day between your return flights to Jakarta.


What is the cost of visiting Jakarta?

When you book tickets to Jakarta, the main cost to consider is accommodation. A variety of budget and luxury options are available to book through Webjet. A budget hotel will set you back about $25 AUD per night. Or treat yourself to a bit of luxury for your Indonesian getaway; a high-end hotel room in the centre costs about $200 AUD per night.

There’s a great network of public transport in Jakarta, so you’ll have no trouble getting from one attraction to the next. Upon arrival, trains and buses whisk visitors from the airports to the central Gambir Station. If your flights to Jakarta land at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport (CGK), catch a train into the city for 40,000 IDR ($4.35 AUD). A bus is available from Halim Perdanakusuma Airport (HLP) and costs 29,000 IDR ($3.15 AUD). In the city, tickets to Jakarta buses are an affordable 3,000 IDR (33 cents AUD).

When you book cheap flights to Jakarta, set aside a day for snorkelling or diving. The city is within reach of beautiful coral reefs, and it would be a shame to miss them! Several snorkelling and diving day tours operate from Jakarta and typically cost about $295 AUD. If you’d prefer a self-guided tour, catch a boat to the Thousand Islands for about 350,000 IDR ($38 AUD) and rent snorkelling gear on the beach for about 25,000 IDR ($2.70 AUD).