Jakarta Kota Station, locally known as Stasiun Jakarta Kota in Bahasa Indonesia is a train station that is ideally located in Kota Tua – the Old Town of Jakarta.
Aside from being within walking distance of one of Jakarta’s most popular tourist areas, Jakarta Kota Station is also very busy because it services intercity trains to other major cities across Java.
GPS Address: -6.137548, 106.814619
Station Address: Jakan Lada, Pinangsia, Tamansari, Pinangsia, Tamansari, Kota Jakarta Barat, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 11110, Indonesia
Commuter Line(s): Blue Line, Blue Line and Pink Line
Train Platforms: 6 bay platforms
Number of Tracks: 12
Transfer Information for Jakarta Kota Station
It is also part of three different commuter (KRL Jabotabek) lines in Jakarta:
Red – Jakarta Kota to Bogor
Blue – Jakarta Kota to Cikarang
Pink – Jakarta Kota to Tanjung Priok
Therefore, it is possible to transfer to any of these lines when you arrive at the station. This makes it one of the most strategic stations in Jakarta’s entire commuter network.
Due to its colonially-influenced architecture Jakarta Kota Station also considered to be a worthwhile historical and cultural landmark in Jakarta for visitors in the city.
With a total of 12 different train tracks you can expect it to to be busy at Jakarta Kota Station.
Some of the intercity train connections have been transferred to Pasar Senen Station and Gambir Station to accommodate the busy commuter lines that frequently stop at Jakarta Kota Station.
What is located around Stasiun Jakarta Kota?
Stasiun Jakarta Kota is located right in the heart of Kota Tua.
This is also called Jakarta’s ‘Old Town.’ The station is only about 450 meters away (or a 5 minute walk) from Taman Fatahillah.
Staying near Jakarta Kota Station can be a wise decision if you want to see Kota Tua, Mangga Dua and Glodok (Chinatown).
This area is busy and traffic can be heavy.
There are plenty of other budget accommodation choices also nearby, but many tourists choose to stay in some of the newer more tourist friendly accommodation choices along Jalan Hayam Wuruk such as:
These are modern establishments that consistently receive positive reviews from both foreign and local tourists. In other words, they are considered to be some of the best places to stay based on verified guest reviews.
It is also possible to walk from Jakarta Kota Station to Chinatown and this should take only around 10-15 minutes depending on your pace.
To the east of Jakarta Kota Station you will find various electronic and textile malls to explore in Mangga Dua. These tend to be considered some of the cheapest shopping centers in the entire city.
Driving from Jakarta Kota Station to the Airports in Jakarta
Getting from Stasiun Jakarta Kota to Soekarno-Hatta International Airport
The driving distance from Jakarta Kota Station to Soekarno-Hatta International Airport is around 22 kilometers and this should take you around 35 minutes to 50 minutes depending on traffic.
Getting from Stasiun Jakarta Kota to Halim Perdanakusuma International Airport
The driving distance from Jakarta Kota Station to Halim Perdanakusuma International Airport is around 26 kilometers and this should take you around 55 minutes to 1 hour and 10 minutes depending on traffic.
10 Closest Hotels to Jakarta Kota Commuter Station in Jakarta
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|Name of Property||Star Rating/Distance/Travel Time to Property||Average Guest Review Score|
|The Jayakarta SP Jakarta Hotel u0026amp; Spa||4-star/ 3.3 km/ 7 minute drive||7.5/10 (506+ reviews)|
|Novotel Mangga Dua Hotel||4-star/ 3.7 km/ 9 minute drive||7.8/10 (2562+ reviews)|
|Orchardz Jayakarta Hotel||3-star/ 3.7 km/ 9 minute drive||7.4/10 (1712+ reviews)|
|Sparks Life Jakarta||3-star/ 3.7 km/ 9 minute drive||7.2/10 (921+ reviews)|
|3 BR Apartment Mediterania Gajah Mada – Room 1 (AP)||3-star/ 3 km/ 7 minute drive||4.4/10 (2+ reviews)|
|Zuri Express Mangga Dua Hotel||3-star/ 3.5 km/ 10 minute drive||7.7/10 (617+ reviews)|
|Hotel Neo Mangga Dua Square||3-star/ 3.8 km/ 9 minute drive||7.1/10 (1341+ reviews)|
|MaxOneHotels at Glodok||3-star/ 5.3 km/ 13 minute drive||7.8/10 (339+ reviews)|
|2 BR Apartment Mediterania Gajah Mada – Room 9 (AP)||3-star/ 3 km/ 7 minute drive||4.1/10 (3+ reviews)|
|Hotel 88 Mangga Besar 62||2-star/ 3.4 km/ 10 minute drive||7.7/10 (219+ reviews)|