Bintan: Getting There

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International travelers can either fly to Singapore, Johor Bahru in Malaysia or Batam in Indonesia followed by a 25 minutes to an hour of boat/ferry ride (depending on country of origin) to Bintan. Bintan have several passenger ports with Tanjung Pinang as the most common since it is where the most short-distance inter-island ferries from Singapore and Johor Bahru dock. Passengers going to Bintan Resorts however will be taking the Teluk Sebung where the Bandar Bentan Telani Ferry Terminal (BBT) is located.

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From Singapore

A regular ferry service is operated by Bintan Resorts Ferries (BRF) which travels between Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal, Singapore and BBT Ferry Terminal, Bintan Resorts. The trip takes around 55 minutes and cost about S$60 for an off-peak round trip fare.

Tickets can be purchased online or directly at:

Bintan Resort Ferries Office
991D Alexandra Road #01-19, Singapore 119972
Tel: (65) 6294-6008
Fax: (65) 6294-6208
Email: sales@brf.com.sg

Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal
50 Tanah Merah Ferry Road #01-21 Singapore 498833
Tel: (65) 6542-4369
Fax: (65) 6542 4372
Email: reservations@brf.com.sg

From Batam, Indonesia

Bintan Resort Ferries (BRF) also operates a regular ferry service between Telaga Punggur Ferry Terminal, Batam and Bandar Bentan Telani Ferry Terminal, Bintan Resorts. The trip takes around 45 minutes and cost about Rp 220 for a roundtrip fare.

Tickets Information and Reservation:
PT BINTAN RESORT FERRIES
Domestic Port TELAGA PUNGGUR
Departure Hall, Batam – INDONESIA

Batam Counter : Tel/Fax: (62) 778-479 163 | Email: brf_batam@yahoo.com.sg
Bintan Counter : Tel/Fax: (62) 770-691 901 | Email: domestic@bintan-resorts.com

 

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From Singapore

There are several companies operating ferries between Singapore and Bintan.Tickets cost around S$50-$60 for a return trip or S$40 for one-way (excluding Indonesia port tax).

Ticket booking and enquiries can be done through the following:

INDO FALCON SHIPPING & TRAVEL PTE LTD
1 Maritime Square #11-18 HarbourFront Centre (Life Lobby C) Singapore 099253
Tel: (65) 6275-7393 / (65) 6270-6778
Fax: (65) 6278-2923
Email: travel@indofalcon.com.sg

Trips:
HarbourFront Centre, Singapore – Tanjung Balai, Bintan, Indonesia
Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal, Singapore – Tanjung Pinang, Bintan, Indonesia

WAVE MASTER by BERLIAN FERRIES
No 1 Maritime Square #03-39, Harbour Front Centre, Singapore 099253
Telephone: (65) 6272-0501 / (65) 6546-8830
Fax: (65) 6546-8831
Email: reservation@berlianferries.com.sg

Trips:
Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal, Singapore – Tanjung Pinang, Bintan, Indonesia

SINDO FERRY
Tel: (65) 6271 4866
Fax: (65) 6271 6469

Trips:
Harbour Front Centre, Singapore – Tanjung Balai, Bintan, Indonesia
Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal, Singapore – Tanjung Pinang, Bintan, Indonesia