Bali Backpacker's Guidelines

PESIAPAN Bus Station (Terminal Pesiapan) at Tabanan Regency

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DESCRIPTION:

Pesiapan Bus Station is the point where a Bus, Micro/Mini Bus and Angkot/Bemo/Mikrolet starts or ends. This bus station (Terminal) located in Tabanan regency and it is a point transfer to Surabaya city and inter regency/city in Bali. Also it’s a point transfer inter sub district in Tabanan regency.

PESIAPAN MINI/MICRO BUS STATION

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*) Seems this bus station less maintenance. All the facilities broke, dirty and the road is wet after raining.

WHEN THE BEST TIME TO VISIT IT?

DAY TIME (NOON):
6.00 AM – 5.00 PM (Mini/Micro/Angkot/Bemo Bus Station)

NIGHT TIME (EVENING):
3.00 PM – 9.00 PM (Evening Market)

*) In the evening the bus station turn into an evening market.

**) In the day time as a bus station it looks so quiet of passenger. Seems the visitor just visit the market near the mini/micro bus station

THE MARKET LOCATED ON THE WEST OF BUS STATION

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WHERE IS IT?

LOCATION:
Jalan Pulau Batam, Dauh Peken, Kec. Tabanan, Kabupaten Tabanan, Bali 82114

DISTANCE:
About 23 km northwest of Denpasar zero kilometer or 50 minutes.
About 27 km west of Ubud or 1 hour.
About 29 km north of Kuta beach or 1 hour 20 minutes.
About 35 km north of Ngurah Rai airport or 1 hour 25 minutes.

MAP:

HOW TO GET TO THE LOCATION?

From UBUD :
Please take a Mini/Micro Bus at Ubud – Stop at Batubulan Mini/Micro Bus Station.
Then take a Bemo (Angkot) at Batubulan  – Stop at Ubung Mini/Micro Bus Station.
Then take a Mini/Micro Bus at Ubung – Stop at Pesiapan Mini/Micro Bus Station.

  • Fee: IDR 15K + IDR 15K + IDR 15K.
  • Timetable: No.

From KUTA :
Please to reach Kuta Central Parking first – Then, find Mini/Micro Bus Shelter/Halte.
Then take a Mini/Micro Bus at Kuta Central Parking – Stop at Tegal Sari Mini/Micro Bus Station.
Then take a Bemo (Angkot) at Tegal Sari  – Stop at Ubung Mini/Micro Bus Station.
Then take a Mini/Micro Bus at Ubung – Stop at Pesiapan Mini/Micro Bus Station.

  • Fee: IDR 15K + IDR 15K + IDR 15K.
  • Timetable: No.

From Ngurah Rai Airport :
Please to reach Ngurah Rai International Gate first – Then, find Trans SARBAGITA Bus Shelter/Halte.
Then take a Trans  SARBAGITA Bus Corridor 2 – Stop at Kuta Central Parking.
Then take a Mini/Micro Bus at Kuta Central Parking – Stop at Tegal Sari Mini/Micro Bus Station.
Then take a Bemo (Angkot) at Tegal Sari  – Stop at Ubung Mini/Micro Bus Station.
Then take a Mini/Micro Bus at Ubung – Stop at Pesiapan Mini/Micro Bus Station.

  • Fee: IDR 3,500 + IDR 15K + IDR 15K + IDR 15K.
  • Timetable: No.

From DENPASAR :
please to reach Ubung Mini/Micro Bus Station first.
Then take a Mini/Micro Bus at Ubung – Stop at Pesiapan Mini/Micro Bus Station.

  • Fee: IDR 15K.
  • Timetable: No.

*) It’s really not efficient use a public transport (Angkot/Bemo/Micro/Mini Bus) in Bali. Waste your time, energy and money because sometime it more expensive than Grab or Go-jek and Angkot/Bemo/Micro/Mini Bus without timetable/schedule. Also without aircon (AC).

PESIAPAN MINI/MICRO BUS STATION (TERMINAL PESIAPAN)

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WHAT KIND PUBLIC TRANSPORT AVAILABLE HERE?

PUBLIC TRANSPORT:

  • Bus (Inter city inter province)
  • Mini/Micro Bus (Inter regency/district in Bali province)
  • Trans SARBAGITA Bus (a kind of mass rapid transport)
  • Angkot/Bemo (Inter subdistrict in Tabanan regency/district)
HOW MUCH THE TRANSPORT COST/FEE?
1. BUS

BUS (INTER CITY INTER PROVINCE TO THE WEST/JAVA):

Pesiapan to Surabaya :

  • 5.00 PM: Wisata Komodo = IDR 175K
  • 5.00 PM: Gunung Harta = IDR 200K
  • 6.00 PM: Bali Perdana = IDR 185K

Pesiapan to Central Java (Solo, Yogyakarta, Semarang):

  • 2.00 PM: Wisata Komodo = IDR 275K
  • 2.00 PM: Gunung Harta = IDR 270K
  • 2.00 PM: Restu Mulya = IDR 270K

OPERATIONAL TIME:
2.00 PM – 6.30 PM

*) The bus to Gilimanuk work on the evening time only. They avoid conflict of interest with Microbus/minibus.

**) Today not so many buses stop at Pesiapan bus station. They prefer stop at Mengwi bus station as a main bus station for all the buses from and to other province.

***) In the evening some buses to Java will stop here if they have a little passenger. They looking other passenger in Tabanan bus station.

2. MINI/MICRO BUS

MINIBUS/MICROBUS (Isuzu) COST:
Pesiapan to Gilimanuk = IDR 40K.
Pesiapan to Pupuan = IDR 30K.
Pesiapan to Singaraja (Seririt) via Pupuan = IDR 40K.
Pesiapan to Denpasar (Terminal Ubung) = IDR ?K.

*) There is no fixed price in Bali transportation system. If the passenger full loaded you will get the price above, but if quiet (little) passenger you will pay more expensive. Seems they applied operational cost basis since the public transport not so popular today (quiet).

OPERATIONAL TIME:
6.00 AM – 2.00 PM

THE MINI/MICRO BUS

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THE OTHER MODEL/TYPE OF MINI/MICRO BUS

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3. TRANS SARBAGITA BUS

NOT EXIST ANYMORE

*) Today Trans Sarbagita bus route Pesiapan Tabanan to Airport not exist due to some reason. Seems the local government no strong will to make a good transportation in Bali. You can take a Trans Sarbagita bus at Mengwi bus station.

4. ANGKOT/BEMO TRANSPORT

ANGKOT/BEMO/MIKROLET (Suzuki Carry) COST:
Pesiapan to Kediri = IDR 10K.
Pesiapan to Bongan = IDR 10K.
Pesiapan to Tuakilang = IDR 10K.
Pesiapan to Yeh Gangga = IDR ?K.
Pesiapan to Timpag = IDR ?K.
Pesiapan to Kerambitan  = IDR ?K.

*) It seems route Pesiapan to Kediri is the popular one.

OPERATIONAL TIME:
6.00 AM – 2.00 PM

ANGKOT/BEMO/MIKROLET (Suzuki Carry)

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THE OTHER COLOR OF ANGKOT/BEMO/MIKROLET (Suzuki Carry)

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OTHER INFORMATION:

ENTRY TICKET:
none

OPENING HOURS:
12 hours

MOBILE PHONE SIGNAL:
Strong signal for your smartphone.

HOTSPOT/WIFI:
No

CAFE/RESTAURANT:
There are some simple cafe (warung) inside of bus station and market in west of the Pesiapan mini/micro bus station.

BATHROOM/TOILET:
Some bathroom and toilet

THE TRUCK PARKING

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*) This bus station become a parking area of some heavy trucks.

**) Pesiapan micro/mini bus station condition same like other bus station. It’s dying bus station because no fixed schedule, no fixed price and not good car condition (no aircon). People don’t want to use their services anymore. They prefer have own transport such as a scooter or a car. Only some people who don’t have any choice use this public transport.

WATCH PESIAPAN BUS STATION FROM VIDEO:

SOME  RELATED POST/ARTICLE:

TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM AROUND BALI:

1. Mengwi Bus Station.
2. Ubung Micro/Mini Bus Station.
3. Banyuasri Bus Station.
4. Trans Sarbagita Bus Stop/Shelter/Halte.
5. Batubulan Micro/Mini Bus Station.
6. Karangsokong Micro/Mini Bus Station.
7. Sukasada Micro/Mini Bus Station.
8. Bali International Airport.
9. Gilimanuk Seaport/Harbor (Ferry Port).
10. Padang Bai Seaport/Harbor (Ferry Port).
11. Transport to Nusa Penida.
12. Transport to Bromo.

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