Based on the results of the coordination meeting of the Ministry for Human Development and Culture Friday, 26th of March 2021 the government has decided to ban homecoming activities on Lebaran in 2021. The meeting was chaired by Mr. Muhadjir Effendy, the Coordinating Minister for Human Development and Culture.
This homecoming ban will take effect on May 6-17, 2021. This policy aims to anticipate the spread of COVID-19 which has increased several times during the long holiday period. PT KAI has not released any official information yet regarding the mechanism of train travel in that period until now.
There will be several exceptional trips during this period, which are: 1) Working purpose 2) Visit an ill or deceased immediate family member 3) To seek emergency medical attention. 4) For pregnant women, which can be accompanied by a maximum of 1 person. 5) For childbirth purposes, which can be accompanied by a maximum of 2 people.
Meanwhile, passengers that will be traveling from 22 April 2021 – 5 May 2021 and 18 May 2021 – 24 May 2021 must provide a negative rapid antigen or PCR test that was performed at the longest 24 hours before boarding time, or a negative GeNose test that performed at the station before departure.
Currently, train tickets can be purchased for departures until the 31st of May, 2021 (besides the restriction period). You can find information on the conditions for riding a train during the COVID-19 pandemic below this section or directly go to our train COVID-19 trip regulation update here.
To support the government’s public activity restriction enforcement (PPKM) regulation, PT KAI has regulated the travel requirements for KAI's long distance trains passengers in Java and Sumatra. Please see below for more information.
2. Pasar Senen
5. Semarang Tawang
10. Surabaya Gubeng
11. Surabaya Pasar Turi
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