The complete guide to Benhil MRT Station. Everything you need to know.
Bendungan Hilir MRT Station is a stop along the M1 North South MRT Line in Central Jakarta. This Jakarta MRT Line is the first of its kind in Indonesia.
Referred to as Stasiun MRT Bendungan Hilir in Bahasa Indonesia, Bendungan Hilir MRT Station is also called Benhil MRT Station to make it quicker and much easier to pronounce for local passengers.
GPS Address: -6.214035, 106.818415
Station Address: Jl. Layang Non-Tol Kp. Melayu-Tanah Abang, Karet Tengsin, Kecamatan Setiabudi, Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta, Indonesia
To help you get an idea of where Bendungan Hilir (Benhil) MRT Station is located in central Jakarta, it is about 4 km south of the Monas, 2 km south of Bundaran HI and 300 meters away from the World Trade Center.
At the moment there is only one MRT Line in Jakarta – the M1-North South MRT Line. This line is part of the Phase 1 development.
Benhil MRT Station is one of six stations along the line that has been built underground. The underground stations have been constructed through some of Jakarta’s more modern neighborhoods such as Senayan and Thamrin.
The 7 southernmost stations are built ‘above ground’ where the surrounding infrastructure is older.
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Neighboring Stations to Benhil MRT Station
With Bendungan Hilir MRT Station being located in central Jakarta, its neighboring stations are strategically located for sightseeing and conducting business in Jakarta.
The closest station to the south of Benhil MRT Station is Istora MRT Station. The distance between Bendungan Hilir and Istora is about 2.8 km.
The distance between Bendungan Hilir and Setiabudi is only 650 m! This makes this one of the shortest distances between any two stations within Jakarta’s MRT system.
Distance from Benhil MRT Station to Terminal Stations
Bundaran HI MRT Station is conveniently located in central Jakarta just a few kilometers south of the Monas, whereas Lebak Bulus MRT Station is located in South Jakarta, well away from the downtown area.
Bendungan Hilir MRT Station is only 3 stops south of Bundaran HI, and 9 stops north of Lebak Bulus. Therefore, it is much closer to Bundaran HI and this will be reflected in shorter travel time from the northernmost point of the Line.
The track distance between Bundaran HI and Bendungan Hilir MRT Station is approximately 3 km.
Traveling from Lebak Bulus in the south all the way to Bendungan Hilir MRT Station will take longer because the track distance between these two stations is about 12.5 km.
MRT Transfer Information from Benhil MRT Station
Since there is only one MRT Line in Jakarta (the M1 North-South MRT Line), it isn’t possible to transfer to another MRT Line/Station at Bendungan Hilir MRT Station.
You won’t be able to transfer to another MRT Line at the moment, or any time in the near future!
For the time being, it is more practical to look into TransJakarta, Go-Jek, Grab and taxi services.
What is around Bendungan Hilir MRT Station?
Bendungan Hilir MRT Station is located in central Jakarta right in the central business area of the city.
In other words, the area around the station is quite metropolitan and modern relative to many other areas of the Jakarta.
The area around Benhil MRT Station is convenient if you want to stay in a central location in Jakarta. It is close to the Monas, Thamrin, Senayan, and Sudirman.
A lot of international business is conducted near the station. With the World Trade Center only a few hundred meters away. Expect to see many professionals in this area.
There isn’t too much in terms of Indonesian culture around the station, but there is a local market called Pasar Bendungan Hilir that is only 600 meters south of the station. You might want to check it out.
Convenient Hotel Options Near Benhil Station
Another very budget-friendly option with excellent standards is Fraser Residence Sudirman, Jakarta (1.7 km/ 24 minutes walk) (Shown above). It is popular due to its large rooms, central location, and reasonably priced offerings.
Malls Near the Station
Some of the closest malls relative to Benhil MRT Station include:
- Citywalk Sudirman
- Plaza Semanggi
- Pacific Place
- fX Sudirman
- Thamrin City
- Grand Indonesia
- Plaza Indonesia
- Plaza Senayan
- Ratu Plaza
- Senayan City
You can easily access these by either taking a short drive or traveling to nearby MRT stations.
Setiabudi One is another mall that is located to the east of the station, farther from the MRT Line.
The development of the first MRT Line makes it very convenient to stay in central Jakarta without having to even step in a vehicle.
You can shop, dine out and see central Jakarta traffic-free!
Driving from Bendungan Hilir MRT Station to the Airports in Jakarta
Getting from Bendungan Hilir MRT Station to Soekarno-Hatta
The distance from Stasiun MRT – Bendungan Hilir Station to Soekarno-Hatta International Airport is 38 kilometers and it will take you around 1 hour to 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Getting from Bendungan Hilir MRT Station to Halim Perdanakusuma
The driving distance from Stasiun MRT – Bendungan Hilir Station to Perdanakusuma International Airport is around 13 kilometers and this should take you around 30 minutes to 45 minutes.
Closest Hotels to Bendungan Hilir MRT Station in Jakarta
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|Name of Property||Star Rating/Distance/Travel Time to Property||Average Guest Review Score|
|Grand Sahid Jaya Jakarta City Center||5-star/ 1.1 km/ 15 minute walk||6.9/10 (1816+ reviews)|
|Aryaduta Semanggi||5-star/ 2.2 km/ 30 minute walk||7.7/10 (2190+ reviews)|
|Le Meridien Jakarta||5-star/ 1.1 km/ 15 minute walk||8.1/10 (506+ reviews)|
|Fraser Residence Sudirman, Jakarta||5-star/ 240 m/ 4 minute walk||9.0/10 (1931+ reviews)|
|Upscale Suites||3-star/ 1.7 km/ 24 minute walk||7.9/10 (117+ reviews)|
|RedDoorz Plus @ Karet Setiabudi||3-star/ 5.1 km/ 22 minute drive||7.3/10 (253+ reviews)|
|Prasada Mansion Sudirman Jakarta||3-star/ 1.6 km/ 23 minute walk||7.4/10 (802+ reviews)|
|Blessing Residence||3-star/ 1.6 km/ 23 minute walk||6.5/10 (169+ reviews)|
|Bendungan Hilir Residence||2-star/ 1 km/ 12 minute walk||7.5/10 (24+ reviews)|
|ZEN Premium Sampoerna Strategic Square||Not Listed/ 1.7 km/ 23 minute walk||8.6/10 (24+ reviews)|
MRT Jakarta Related Links and Resources
- MRT Jakarta Guide: The most comprehensive guide to Jakarta’s MRT System
- MRT Jakarta Accommodation Guide: Everything you need to know about finding the best properties near each MRT Station
- MRT Jakarta Shopping Guide: Everything you need to know about getting to the best shopping malls near MRT Stations
- MRT Jakarta Map: A detailed overview of Jakarta’s MRT
- MRT Jakarta Price Guide: Find out how much each trip will cost.
- MRT Jakarta Ticket Guide: Learn how to purchase MRT tickets for Jakarta while avoiding the lines.