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I've been going to Gambir for many years now. When I first started going there back in the 1990's... read more

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Harry Keith E
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Hilo, United States
Jakarta's main station for long distance trains

This is the main station for long distance trains. Unfortunately, it does not have interchange with... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
rindira009
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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Reviewed yesterday

I've been going to Gambir for many years now. When I first started going there back in the 1990's, it was definitely the Indonesian version of the Star Wars Cantina scene. Now it is fairly clean and pleasant, but it's a bit harder to find...More

Thank Harry Keith E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took a early morning train from Gambir to Yogya. I arrived in Soekarno Hatta late night and to a cab to the train station. It has cubicle sleeping quarters which can be rented for less than 200k IDR. As well the waiting areas of...More

Thank Untung T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Despite being given a Bluebird taxi booking slip at the airport, to take us to Gambir, the driver who reponded was not from this apparently reputable company and as we approached the general part of town for Gambir he shouted "Google Maps" at us and...More

Thank rickbon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the main station for long distance trains. Unfortunately, it does not have interchange with the local lines or commuter lines, so to get to this station you need to take taxi or bajaj or Grab. The station itself is clean, equipped with many...More

Thank rindira009
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

Good and well maintain station, on time train departure and friendly staffs, we booked our ticket from ticket.com and just scan the barcode to print the ticket at station, you need at least one hour or more to travel from soekarno hatta airport to gambir...More

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Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

I bought the ticket via travel app “Traveloka”. We rode the Taksaka 52 Train executive class that cost around IDR 380.000 ($27). We arrive at the station 45min before the departure and still manage to print out the tickets. The staffs were helpful when we...More

Thank Shelley V
Reviewed July 6, 2018

A very interesting station, well laid out, easy access, good variety of shops and food available, very helpful station and ticketing staff and helpful platform attendants, arrived early with a pre booked ticket, obtained boarding pass easily through the ticket vending machine and friendly fellow...More

Thank tezthanomad
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

Gambir is the main well manage railway station for traveling to beautiful Java by train. It's clean and professionally managed. Setuated at Heart city next to Monas.

Thank AsifAbbas
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

We went from Jakarta to Bandung. We bought a ticket online, on Tiket.com. We got exkutif because economy was full (due to idul fitri (en of rammadam) lot of people are traveling so better of booking in advance) which cost 147 000 K pp. Our...More

Thank beppie12
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

Gambir is one of the old train station in jakarta. Its been renovated to become modern station try to accomodate the era. But sadly passenger sometime still left in their old habit (negativelly)

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Sharon H
August 4, 2018|
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Response from rindira009 | Reviewed this property |
There is no airport rail link from CGK to Gambir station. You have to go to Sudirman Baru station. Are you catching long distance train from Gambir? Maybe better take taxi, which takes from 40 minutes to 1 hour in normal... More
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blindannie
July 8, 2018|
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there is customer support desk and they are very helpful,
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Sara A
March 16, 2018|
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Response from rindira009 | Reviewed this property |
Argo Parahyangan from Gambir to Bandung takes about 3 hours 15 minutes. Tickets varies from Rp. 80,000 (economy) to 100,000-130,000 (executive) and 250,000 for Priority. Book online at website of KAI (kereta api indonesia... More
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