Transportation Access to Kuala Namu International Airport

As the new airport of North Sumatra Province, Kuala Namu International Airport is equipped with many types of public transportation access, for the benefits of passengers

1. SHUTTLE BUS
Shuttle Airport Bus serve the airport to Medan city and several cities in North Sumatra Province.
You can find the buses outside of the airport main building. After getting out of the building, you will face Railway Station in front of your. Just turn right, and walk further, around 200 m you will find the buses parking side-by-side in a dedicated place. See the routes that are displayed in the front of each bus, if you are not willing to ask the people

These are the routes:

Bus name Destination City of Destination Cost
Damri Amplas Bus Terminal Medan IDR 15,000
Damri Plaza Medan Fair Medan IDR 15,000
ALS Gagak Hitam (Ringroad) Medan IDR 20,000

ALS Binjai Super Mall Binjai IDR 30,000
Damri Stabat Stabat IDR 50,000
Paradep Sutomo Street Pematang Siantar IDR 55,000
Almasar Kabanjahe Kabanjahe IDR 60,000

2. TRAIN
Kuala Namu International Airport is the airport in Indonesia which is served by train from/to the main city area (Medan). It takes app. 30 minutes from Medan to the airport by train, and app. 45 minutes in reverse from airport to Medan. Cost is IDR 100.000 for one trip (around US$ 8)
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Tele – Pangururan Road (Toba Lake, North Sumatra)

This very panoramic provincial road connecting Dolok Sanggul & Tele (Humbang Hasundutan District) to Pangururan (capital of Samosir District) is the only land road access from main Sumatra Island to Samosir Island which is located in the center of Toba Lake. The road strecthes to about 25 km from the upper mountain up to the lowest point right on the coastal side of Toba Lake The road is now appx. 4-5 m wide, which is an improvement to the early 00′ where it was only 2-3 m wide forced opposite vehicles from two ways to drive slowly. In that period the vehicle on the cliff side even had to stop to give chance to vehicle on the canyon side to move first. Now that is an old song, vehicles can pass comfortably. On this ascending side, the almost naked string of mountains siding Toba Lake can be seen (the unseen left side, under these mountains, is Toba Lake) Continue reading