Malang - Yogyakarta Train
Yogyakarta is a special region in the Central Java Province. Yogyakarta is unique because it is a province within a province. The name is a reminder of an area that has a very strong culture and tradition.
Referencing to the map, the distance between Malang and Yogyakarta is about 360 kilometers. Ideally, it can be covered by train in 6-7.5 hours. For this route, the train passenger can travel from Malang Station to Tugu Yogyakarta Station. The trains connecting the relation are Malioboro Express Train, Malabar Train, Gajayana Train, Bima Train, and Mutiara Selatan Train.
The largest station in Malang is located on Trunojoyo Street number 10, Klojen, Malang, East Java 6511. The location is very strategic because it is surrounded by several important places around Malang such as Alun Alun Bundar, Malang House of Representative, Malang City Call, and Klojen Market. That is why the entrance to and from the station is very accessible with any kind of transportation.
Malang Station is usually called “Malang Kotabaru Station”. It is to differentiate the station to Malang Kotalama Station (MLK) that is placing the older building. To enhance the passenger coziness, the station that operates under the management of Indonesian Railways Company (PT KAI) Operation Area 8 Surabaya is providing online ticketing system, airport check-in system, and 12 active route maps.
The Gudeg City main station is located on Pasar Kembang Street, Sosromenduran, Gedong Tengen, Special Region of Yogyakarta 55271. The station area is directly connected to the popular district Malioboro on its east and south. Located strategically, it is easily reached by foot, becak, car or motorbike, and TransJogja bus.
The station that operates under PT KAI Operation Area 6 Yogyakarta is serving all kinds of train routes, except subsidy economy class train. The architecture of the station that is officially operated since 1887 is very unique. It has art deco nuanced and is in between two rails, facing the city pivot. As for now, the station is considered as a cultural heritage building.
Popular Attractions in Yogyakarta
Yogyakarta has always been a tourism star. The city offers a cultural beauty with a strong historical background. These three names are the tourist attractions that reveal Yogyakarta charms.
Malioboro refers to one of the main streets that are one of the axes of the Yogyakarta palace imaginary line. There are hundreds of shops selling batik and Yogyakarta handicrafts. The area is also a home for the street vendors selling souvenirs and several of local food. Here, the tourist can witness the excitement of local artist exhibiting street arts.
Yogyakarta Monument is the city mascot. The monument is standing proudly on the intersection of Jenderal Sudirman Street and Margo Utomo Street, is the connector of the imaginary line connecting The Southern Sea, Yogyakarta Palace, and Merapi Mountain. The white monument with a touch of gold is the main photo spot for anyone visiting Yogyakarta. Do not say that you have been to Yogyakarta if you have not taken a photo in front of the beautiful monument that was built in 1755.
Yogyakarta Palace is the palace of the Ngayogyakarta Hadiningrat Empire that is still being the house of the highest leader in Yogya. The palace is also open for public as a cultural tourism that displays various collections of the empire, the palace heirloom replica, art objects, and java style architecture. The tourist can also watch art shows and Yogyakarta cultural rituals. The magnificent palace is located on Rotowijayan Blok Street number 1, Panembahan, Kraton – Yogyakarta.