The most common train for Jakarta to Solo route are Argo Lawu and Argo Dwipangga.
>The cheapest price of train ticket to Solo from Jakarta usually starts from Rp.250.000
Yes, the priority travel train is available for Jakarta Solo route. It merged with the Argo Lawu and Argo Dwipangga train.
Averagely, it will took around eight hours to go from Jakarta to Solo.
There are four trips per day for Jakarta to Solo route averagely.
Solo would be your alternative when traveling in Central Java. The citizens of Jakarta often pick the city to have a chill and escape the hustle and bustle when the holiday comes. It highlights a cultural attraction you shouldn’t miss. It takes only an 8.5 to 9-hour trip from Jakarta to Solo – the distance of both cities is relatively close. With an affordable price that costs 285,000 IDR, you can enjoy the executive class-journey from Jakarta to Solo and amazingly beautiful views, as well as avoiding the terrible traffic jam.
|Train Name||Class||Price||Departure Time||Arrival Time||Duration|
|Argo Dwipangga||Executive||Rp285.000||08:00||16:35||8h 35m|
|Argo Lawu||Executive||Rp285.000||20:15||04:45||8h 30m|
Gambir Station, in the south east of the National Monument, is located on Medan Merdeka Timur Street No. 1, Gambir, Central Jakarta, DKI Jakarta 10110. To reach it, you can go for a walk taking a pathway that connects from the landmark to the main railway station. If you are about to take the public transportation, you can benefit the service of DAMRI shuttle bus or Transjakarta of Corridor 2. Gambir Station used to be called Jakbir Station and has existed since the Dutch occupation period. At around 133 years of age, it makes a lot of progress with a goal to become the best railway headquarters in all around Jakarta. It comes with 3 stories – the ticket counter, restaurant, tourist information center, and mini market on the first floor, the passengers’ lounge on the second floor, and the platforms on the third floor.
Solo Balapan Station located on Wolter Monginsidi Street No. 112, Kestalan, Banjarsari, Surakarta, Central Java 57133 is both the oldest and the biggest railway station in Surakarta. It boasts a strategic location, close to Pasar Ayu Balapan and RRI office of Surakarta. The locals prefer calling it Balapan Station to the official one. Balapan Station that was once under the power of Mangkunegaran Empire, is now managed by PT KAI (Persero) within Operational Zone of VI Yogyakarta. It connects to other big cities such as Solo, Semarang, Surabaya, Bandung, and Jakarta.
Arguably, Solo is the Mecca of all tourist attractions in Central Java. It literally offers a number of culture and history charms. To learn about them, the iconic Palace (Keraton), as well as museums, is the place.
Kasunanan Surakarta palace, featuring the beauty of Javanese architecture and collecting a number of antiques such as statues, royal heirlooms, and art objects, is where the kings of Solo live. With an area of more than 5,000 square meters, the palace occupies many spaces which one of them is the tower of Sanggabuwana, a sacred spot where the king and Ratu Pantai Selatan (the queen from the southern ocean) got together.
Batik Museum of Danar Hadi, located on Brigjen Slamet Riyadi Street No. 261, Sriwedari, Laweyan, has the most elaborate collection of batik fabric in the entire Indonesia. Rumor says that the contemporary gallery owned by the local entrepreneur has more than 1,000 strands varying from style (traditional to modern) and obtained from several Indonesian regions even abroad. In addition to seeing the compilation, the visitors are given an ample opportunity to watch and learn the production.
Triwindu Antique Market, established in 1939, has been the antique collectors’ main destination for many decades. Even, the public space located on Diponegoro Street is more internationally recognized since its new renovation started a couple of years ago. The visitors will be amazed by the antique shops selling old objects like telephones, statues, cutleries, typing machines, radios, paintings, furniture, and toys. If your craving for antiques has been quenched, it’s time to pamper your taste bud with the local culinary.