Travelling between Singapore and Batam is possible by Flight and ferry. Ferry guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Flight is the slowest option.
The most expensive ticket will cost you USD 686.00 if you go by flight; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a ferry which will set you back mere USD 19.70.
It can take you anywhere between 1 and 22 hours to travel between Singapore and Batam depending on the means of transport you choose.
Ferry is the fastest way to travel between Singapore and Batam. Ferry will bring you to your destination in 55m. Flight does a much slower job and take about 21h 55m to reach Batam.
Travelling between Singapore and Batam can be as cheap as USD 19.70 if you opt for a Pasir Gudang Passenger Terminal ferry and as expensive as USD 686.00 if you buy a Garuda Indonesia flight ticket.
Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.
Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Singapore to Batam.
Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Singapore to Batam, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as USD 562.00.
Things to remember: Note that some of the airlines may have restrictions on checked luggage weight or require paying extra for check-in, choosing seats or transportation of oversized luggage.
If opting for a flight, calculate the time you will spend getting to and from the airports as well as the waiting time before your flight, getting through immigration in case of an international flight and recovering your checked luggage.
In certain cases all these procedures can add no less than 5 hours to your total travel time.
Ferry may be a tiring experience especially if you are prone to seasickness and often is not the cheapest option available but it almost always makes for a very picturesque journey.
Things to remember: Ferry rides may be cancelled due to rough seas.
Batam Fast Ferry, Pasir Gudang Passenger Terminal
There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with Ferry remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.
Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route