A small hop from Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, Medan or Penang
Kitesurf in Aceh, Indonesia
HOW TO GET HERE!
You can get to us by flying into Banda Aceh Iskandar Muda airport, Sumatra, Indonesia. The airport has regular International and Domestic flights daily and is only a 25 minute car drive to Lhoknga. We can arrange airport transfers for you if needed.
Foreigners no longer require a travel permit (Surat Jalan) to enter Aceh. Most nationalities can get a 30 day free entry to Indonesia – check your embassy for confirmation.
There are Non-stop night buses, with travel times ranging from 9-13 hours from Medan to Banda Aceh. Major bus companies such as PMTOH, Pelangi, Kurnia and Pusaka have offices on Jl. Gajah Mada, Medan. Price ranges from Rp 110,000 in a regular-sized-seat bus to Rp 200,000 in a wide-seat bus.
AirAsia flies from Kuala Lumpur to Banda Aceh every day. Firefly Malaysia’s community airline now flies from Penang to Banda Aceh every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Garuda Air daily from Medan and Jakarta to Banda Aceh. From Singapore you can take the ferry to Batam Island with Sindoferry then Lion Air to Banda Aceh.
Please note that Banda Aceh is now a 30 day free entry airport for most nationalities – check your embassy for more information