Bandar Bentan Telani Ferry Terminal

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Ferries to/from Bandar Bentan Telani Ferry Terminal

Bandar Bentan Telani (BBT) serves as a pivotal ferry terminal situated on the western edge of Bintan Resorts, nestled within the picturesque Bintan Island of Indonesia, part of the stunning Riau archipelago. This terminal seamlessly connects to Singapore's Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal, with swift and frequent ferry services completing the journey in a mere 45 minutes. The terminal provides a convenient and efficient mode of transportation for both locals and tourists traveling between the two destinations.

With its strategic location and well-equipped facilities, Bandar Bentan Telani Ferry Terminal offers a seamless ferry experience for passengers. For those traveling by ferry, Bandar Bentan Telani Terminal is the designated point for both embarkation and disembarkation. 

Bintan Island itself boasts stunning beaches complemented by beachfront hotels and resorts. Upon arriving at Bandar Bentan Telani, visitors are warmly welcomed by a collection of resorts, often mistakenly associated with Singapore due to their exceptionally high standards in infrastructure, utilities, and security. Currently, there are seven distinct beach resorts, four meticulously designed golf courses, and an array of recreational amenities and attractions thoughtfully situated on this remarkable island.

Bandar Bentan Telani Ferry Terminal Address

Jl. Raja Haji, Teluk Sebong,

Bintan Regency,

Riau Islands Province, Indonesia.

+62 770 692917.

Location of Bandar Bentan Telani Ferry Terminal

How to Get to the Bandar Bentan Telani Ferry Terminal?

The easiest way to get to Bandar Bentan Telani Ferry Terminal is by taxi or private car. You can also take a public bus from various locations in Bintan Island to reach the terminal.

From Singapore and other nearby destinations - You can take a ferry from the designated ferry terminals to reach Bandar Bentan Telani terminal. 

Transportation: From the terminal, you can find various modes of transportation to your desired destination on Batam Island. Taxis, shuttle buses, and rental cars are readily available to take you to popular spots on the island. The bus fare ranges from IDR 10,000 to IDR 50,000, depending on the distance. Additionally, several shuttle services and private car transfers are available for a more comfortable journey.

Remember to check the ferry schedules and make any necessary reservations in advance, especially during peak travel seasons, to ensure a smooth journey to Batam via the Bandar Bentan Telani Ferry Terminal.

Amenities in the Bandar Bentan Telani Ferry Terminal

  • Waiting lounges
  • Ticket counters
  • Cafes and restaurants
  • ATMs
  • Convenience stores
  • Washrooms
  • Prayer rooms

The ferry terminal is located near several shopping centers, restaurants, and tourist attractions such as the Bintan Lagoon Resort, the Plaza Lagoi Mall, and the Treasure Bay Bintan.

Popular Bandar Bentan Telani Ferry Routes

Bandar Bentan Telani serves as a gateway for ferry services connecting Singapore to Bintan. The popular routes include - 

Travelers can book their ferry tickets to Bandar Bentan Telani or any other destination online on redBus, a reliable online ferry ticket booking platform.

Popular Ferry Operators Serving Bandar Bentan Telani Ferry Terminal

There are several ferry operators that offer regular and reliable ferry services, ensuring a smooth travel experience for passengers. They prioritize safety, comfort, and punctuality, making them popular choices for travelers.

Terminal Fees 

Travellers must pay a nominal terminal fee over and above the ferry ticket prices to the ferry terminals in Indonesia and Singapore. The terminal fee varies by country and must be paid to the terminal operator at the ferry terminal.

While there are also surcharges and peak prices, the terminal fee has to be paid at the terminal unless stated otherwise, as included in the ferry tickets. It is advised that you check the ticket inclusions when making the ferry ticket booking online.

Singapore Passenger Departure Fee (SPDF)

For all ferry trips departing from Harbourfront Centre or Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal in Singapore as the source, a Singapore Passenger Departure Fee of SGD10 per person is applicable.

Terminal Fee For Return Ferry Trips from Bintan

Before departure, you must pay in cash in Indonesian Rupiah at Tanjung Pinang Ferry Terminal. (Applicable to passengers departing from Tanjung Pinang and Tanjung Balai ONLY)

Tanjung Balai Terminal Fee -

  • Indonesian citizens have to pay Rp50,000 per person
  • Foreign passengers have to pay Rp75,000 per person

Tanjung Pinang Terminal Fee -

  • Indonesian citizens have to pay Rp40,000 per person
  • Foreign passengers have to pay Rp60,000 per person

*Terminal fee is subject to change

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How many ferry terminals are there in Bintan?
Bintan Island has several ferry terminals, with the most prominent one being Bandar Bentan Telani (BBT) in Bintan Resorts.
Do you need a visa for Bintan Island?
Visa requirements for Bintan Island depend on your nationality. Many nationalities can enter visa-free for a limited period, while others may require a visa. It's advisable to check the specific visa requirements for your nationality before traveling.
Is there a ferry from Bintan to Batam?
Yes, you can check for ferry services connecting Bintan to Batam, offering convenient inter-island travel.
Which is better Batam or Bintan?
Whether Batam or Bintan is better depends on your preferences. Batam is known for its vibrant nightlife and proximity to Singapore, making it a popular weekend destination. Bintan offers a more tranquil atmosphere, pristine beaches, and a range of upscale resorts, making it ideal for a relaxing getaway.