|Shortest Duration||9h 0m|
|Trips Per Day||12|
For Surabaya, Jakarta is like a "sister" city, especially when it comes to business and economy. People from Surabaya often visit Jakarta for business and education purposes. Jakarta is also a favorite destination for Surabaya people to make shopping trip. There are 800 kilometers of distance between these two cities. However, train connects Surabaya and Jakarta without obstructions, and with affordable costs. A train trip from Surabaya to Jakarta takes around nine to ten and a half hours, and the ticket prices are between 375,000 and 485,000 IDR per passenger for the executive class.
|Train Name||Class||Price||Departure Time||Arrival Time||Duration|
|Argo Bromo Anggrek||Executive||Rp375.000||08:00||17:00||9h|
|Argo Bromo Anggrek||Executive||Rp410.000||08:00||17:00||9h|
|Argo Bromo Anggrek||Executive||Rp450.000||08:00||17:00||9h|
|Argo Bromo Anggrek||Executive||Rp485.000||08:00||17:00||9h|
|Argo Bromo Anggrek||Executive||Rp375.000||20:00||05:00||9h|
|Argo Bromo Anggrek||Executive||Rp410.000||20:00||20:00||9h|
|Argo Bromo Anggrek||Executive||Rp450.000||20:00||05:00||9h|
|Argo Bromo Anggrek||Executive||Rp485.000||21:30||06:30||9h|
Pasar Turi Station is located on Semarang Street 1, Tembok Dukuh, Bubutan, Surabaya, 60172. This spot is very strategic because it is only about 300 meters from Surabaya Retail Center (Pusat Grosir Surabaya, or PGS). The station is accessible by three-wheeled bemo car or city bus that stops in front of the PGS. From there, it is an only ten-minute walk to reach Pasar Turi Station. The station earned its name because it is close to Turi Market. The name “Pasar Turi” itself came from the fact that this market used to accommodate a lot of turi flower sellers, which are the main ingredients to make sambal pecel (traditional mixed salad with peanut sauce). During the time, Turi Market grew into Surabaya's most famous big market that sells a wide range of goods.
The train that departs from Surabaya to Jakarta will make a stop at Gambir Station. Located on Merdeka Timur Street Number 01, Gambir, Central Jakarta, 10110, this station has a very strategic location that is surrounded by famous destinations. Behind the station, there is Merdeka Field and the iconic National Monument (Monumen Nasional, or Monas). Across the station, there are Immanuel Church and the National Gallery. There are also many hotels and restaurants that surround the station. Gambir Station has a modern look. This station is also the first in Jakarta that applies airport-like system. Every passenger must do individual check-in process to print their boarding pass before entering the train. Gambir Station is also relatively more advanced than other train stations. Since 2016, Indonesian Railways Company (PT KAI) has offered free Wi-Fi facility in the station. There are also other facilities for passengers’ convenience, such as coffee shops, modern minimarket, VIP waiting room, and several nice spots to take pictures.
Jakarta has many popular attractions, and interestingly, some of them are located very close to Gambir Station. Here are two destinations that are within walking distance from the station.
Medan Merdeka Field, also known as Lapangan Merdeka, is a large square in the center of Jakarta. The National Museum (Monumen Nasional, or Monas), Jakarta’s famous landmark, is located in this square. If you want to enjoy the most beautiful view toward Jakarta, you must use the elevator to the peak of Monas, which stands about 115 meters above the ground. To reach Medan Merdeka Field, you only need to walk from Gambir Station to the west, right through a special entry that connects these two places.
Indonesian National Gallery is one of the best fine art preservation places in Indonesia. This gallery stores fantastic numbers of fine art collections: more than 1,700 masterpieces by Indonesian and foreign artists. The National Gallery often becomes a venue for various events. Exhibitions, seminars, discussions, workshops, festivals, and movie nights are often held here for free. The gallery is located right across Gambir Station.