Cheap Flights to Jakarta, Indonesia
Widely known as J-Town, Jakarta is the capital of Indonesia. It is the largest metropolitan area in South East Asia and the second in the world. That's why this city has become a centre of economics, culture, and politics in Indonesia.
A famous landmark of this city is the National Monument. It was built to commemorate the struggle of Indonesian peoples for independence. There are two airports serving Jakarta, namely Soekarno-Hatta and Halim Perdanakusuma International Airport.
Soekarno-Hatta International Airport (CGK)
There are several options to access this airport from Jakarta. For a mid-range budget, you can take the train. A one-way ticket costs around IDR70,000 (SGD6.73) and takes about 55 minutes. A taxi from the airport to the city center takes about half an hour and the rate starts from Rp134,000 (SGD12.88) to Rp154,000 (SGD14.8). Since October 23, 2017, online taxi services at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport are officially permitted. So, there are special outlets provided for passengers to book Grab taxi.
Halim Perdanakusuma International Airport (HLP)
Halim Perdanakusuma International Airport formerly served military flights only. Since January 10th, 2014, the airport has been opened for commercial airlines to divert the flight density at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport. For international flight routes, this airport only serves cargo airlines. But there was a time when the airport served a flight route to Medina which was run by Lion Air.
The airport, however, does not serve direct international flights. So, to reach this airport from Singapore, you must take a connecting flight. the Halim Perdanakusuma International Airport focuses on domestic flights and serves local airlines such as Batik Air, Garuda Indonesia, and Lion Air.
Best Month to Visit Jakarta
Jakarta has two seasons: dry and rainy. The average annual temperature in the city ranges between 25-38 degrees Celsius. It's best to avoid January and early February because of the likely chance for heavy rainfall. Meanwhile, the peak of the dry season occurs in August with the highest temperature reaching up to 40 degrees Celsius.
To get cheap flights to Jakarta, avoid busy months like August or December. February-April are cheaper for Jakarta flights. Usually, some airlines give promo flights to Jakarta within September and November. For an on-budget vacation to Jakarta, avoid school holidays as well which occurs around the beginning of the year and mid-year.
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