How to get to Ijen Crater from Surabaya

How to get to Ijen Crater from Surabaya


Travelling to Banyuwangi from Surabaya or other cities in Indonesia is always great idea, because in Banyuwangi, there are a lot of things to do e.g.  Trekking to the most amazing volcano of Ijen Crater/ Kawah Ijen, Snorkeling with baby shark in Bangsring underwater, visiting the Africa in Java of Baluran National Park, Surfing in Red Island Beach and Plengkung Beach, do adventurous trip into the jungle of Merubetiri National Park and watch the most amazing green turtle Sukamade Turtle Beach or doing city tour in the small town of Banyuwangi such a visiting the museum of Banyuwangi, British colonialism building and Osing village in Kemiren Village.

Anyway, there are 3 ways to reach Banyuwangi from Surabaya or Malang in East Java, Java Island. Firstly, you can do the overland tour by car which is too long and tiring. It will take about ± 9 hours depending on the traffic. This tour is totally not recommended for you.

Secondly, you can take a train from Surabaya or Malang. It will take about 7-8 hours but it depends on what kind of class you take. I will explain about train schedules and the class of the train on another article.

Thirdly, you can take a plane from Surabaya to Banyuwangi. It’s very convenient but you have to pay a little bit more for the airfare cost. The flight takes about 50 minutes only and there are 3 schedules every day, you can check the information below for the timetable and name of airline:

5:50 am 7:00 am    Garuda Indonesia 7302   S M T W T F S SUB-BWX
11:45 am 12:45 pm    Garuda Indonesia 7304   S M T W T F S SUB-BWX
12:00 pm 12:50 pm    Wings Abadi Airlines 1880   S M T W T F S SUB-BWX

And here is the schedule and the name of the airline from Banyuwangi to Surabaya:

7:30 am 8:20 am       Garuda Indonesia 7303    S M T W T F S BWX-SUB
1:15 pm 2:05 pm       Wings Abadi Airlines 1881    S M T W T F S BWX-SUB
1:15 pm 2:10 pm       Garuda Indonesia 7305    S M T W T F S BWX-SUB

If need any help about the booking of the flight, do not hesitate to contact us. We will help you to book the flights. That’s the entire article about the information of the flight from Surabaya to Banyuwangi and Banyuwangi to Surabaya.

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Blue Fire Ijen Tour is the sister company of Java Adventure Trail ( which is based in Banyuwangi town. We are online travel website who organize your tours in Java Island, especially Banyuwangi and surrounding, for example, Volcano Tour, we have Kawah Ijen / Ijen Crater Tour includes Blue Fire Tour

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