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Harbourfront to Tanjung Balai Ferry Service

Avg. Ferry Duration
Ferry depart from
Ferry arrives in
Daily Ferry Services
Cheapest Ferry Ticket
Tanjung Balai
SGD 45

Harbourfront to Tanjung Balai Ferry Distance

Earliest Ferry
12:40 AM
Last Ferry
06:20 PM

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    Sindo Ferry

Harbourfront to Tanjung Balai Ferry Schedule & Fare

Ferry Operator First Ferry Last Ferry Duration  
Sindo Ferry 11:40 18:20 1 hrs 40 mins

Travel Documents Requirements

International travelers should carry the passport with at least 6 months of validity and return or One-Way ticket to continue traveling to another country.

HarbourFront Centre to Tanjung Balai Ferry Terminal

Tanjung Balai ferry terminal sees a significant footfall of tourists weekly from Singapore. A lot of tourists from Singapore prefer to travel from HarbourFront to Tanjung Balai by ferry. Tanjung Balai is situated in the North Sumatra province of Indonesia. The availability of abundant accommodation and conveyance services in Tanjung Balai makes it a great place to visit.

HarbourFront Centre is the ferry terminal in Singapore that operates to this ferry terminal in Indonesia. The Tanjung Balai Karimun ferry will take you to the east of Sumatra and is a beautiful tourist destination often crowded with tourists. Its proximity to Singapore is the reason why most tourists arrive from Singapore. Choose redBus when you opt for ferry ticket booking online and get attractive discounts and cashbacks.

About HarbourFront Centre

The HarbourFront Centre is the main gateway to Singapore via sea. With the shopping mall, Singapore Cruise Centre and the public transport hub all connected, this is one of the most happening places in the city. The HarbourFront Centre ferry terminal operates ferry services to various islands in neighboring countries such as Malaysia and Indonesia. There are daily ferries at most of these destinations. This is the only ferry terminal that provides services to the Tanjung Balai Karimun ferry terminal.

About Tanjung Balai

Tanjung Balai is a port city known for its commercial establishments and tourism. The island is located in northern Sumatra and has its entry point at the Tanjung Balai ferry terminal. It should be distinct from the Tanjung Pinang ferry terminal, which is far away from this island. Tanjung Balai used to be a fishing port which has now grown into a port city that attracts visitors. The ferry service to this island is from HarbourFront in Singapore and Johor in Malaysia. There are only 4 sailings per day to this island, operated by only two ferry operators.

Things to do near Tanjung Balai Ferry Terminal

  • Palawan Beach is a peaceful coast with a sandy shore filled with thick trees, mangroves, rocks, and crystal blue sea water. This is a beautiful place for relaxation and photography.
  • Telunas Beach is less crowded and a favourite of foreign visitors. This is an almost secluded place with a beautiful beach and shacks to stay on the sea.
  • Pongkar Waterfall, also known as Gunung Jantan Waterfall, is a beautiful place to visit. This is located in the Pongkar village where people see the beautiful waterfall and bathe in its pool. It is open to the public daily from 7 am to 8 pm with a paid entry.
  • Karimun Great Mosque is a beautiful mosque made of white and blue. Its architecture is its main attraction. It is always open, and one can enjoy and admire its beauty.
  • Dewi Samudra Temple is a Buddhist temple in Tanjung Balai. This temple has beautiful Chinese architecture in a beautiful design. The temple was attacked during riots a few years back, but this has been renovated and is ready to visit.

Ferry Service between HarbourFront Centre and Tanjung Balai

There are only four ferry services from Harbourfront to Tanjung Balai Ferry Terminal at 8 am, 11.40 am, 3 pm, and 6.20 pm from Singapore. Unless you travel on the weekend, you may not be able to return the next day. The ferries may be by either of the two operators on this route.

The one-way ticket costs SGD 50, while the roundtrip ticket costs SGD 95 per person. There is no differentiation for the child or adult tickets. The travel duration on the ferry is just 1 hr 30 minutes.

Be it HarbourFront to Batam Center, Batam Centre to Tanah Merah, or any ferry for the Singapore to Batam ferry route; with redBus you can choose operators such as Sindo ferry, Batam Fast and othe rpopular operators for your ferry journey.

HarbourFront, Singapore to Tanjung Balai Ferry Operators

When booking ferry tickets online for a roundtrip from Singapore, you can get ferry tickets at low price with us.

HarbourFront, Singapore to Tanjung Balai Ferry Schedule

The ferry services operate everyday with 2 sailings per day from HarbourFront, Singapore to Tanjung Balai.

Sindo ferry schedule for Singapore to Tanjung Balai usually operates at 11:40 and 18:20. Ferry schedule is subject to change and hence its advisable to keep an eye out on updates.

Singapore to Tanjung Balai Ferry Ticket Prices

Sindo Ferry being the most popular operator for this ferry route will cost you around SGD 61 for a one way trip from HarbourFront to Tanjung Balai. Ticket prices for HarbourFront to Tanjung Balai ferry journey vary depending on the operator and the class of the seat. However with redBus, you can get ferry tickets online at low prices.

Ferry to Tanjung Balai Check-In Time

We suggest you arrive at the terminal at least 1 hour before departure so as to check-in on time.


HarboutFront, Singapore To Tanjung Balai Travel Time

It takes approximately 1 hour 30 minutes hours to travel from HarbourFront, Singapore to Tanjung Balai on a ferry. However, with ferry rides, weather conditions can affect the travel time.

ule for Singapore to Tanjung Balai usually operates at 11:40 and 18:20. Ferry schedule is subject to change and hence its advisable to keep an eye out on updates.

Boarding and Drop-off Points

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Tanjung Balai


Book Tanjung Balai Ferry Tickets through redBus

For online ferry ticket booking from HarbourFront to Tanjung Balai Karimun ferry terminal, you can check the redBus portal. You can see the available options, the respective timings of each ferry, the time of the first and last ferry on a specific date, etc. Follow these steps to book your tickets on the Tanjung Balai Karimun ferry.

  • After clicking on the ‘Ferry’ tab at the top of the page, fill in the starting point as HarbourFront and the destination as Tanjung Balai.
  • Choose the dates and click on the search button.
  • After assessing the available options, click on the ‘View Details’ button of the chosen ferry ride.
  • Now, you must select the ferry from the available time slots for your onward and return trips.
  • Click the ‘Proceed to Pay’ button and select the suitable payment mode.
  • Complete the payment and receive the digital tickets in your email and phone number provided.

Marine Park Conservation Charge

Tourists visiting Marine Parks Malaysia have to pay a nominal conservation charge as required by the Fees Act 1951, Fees (Marine Parks Malaysia) Order 2017. The revenue collected from the charge goes to the Marine Parks and Marine Reserves Trust Fund to manage and maintain the parks, and to provide facilities and comfort to visitors.

People with disabilities are exempted from the charge, and residents living on islands surrounded by Marine Parks are also exempted.

Marine Park Fee for MYKAD Holders -

Adults - RM 5

Children (aged between 6 to 12 years old) and Senior citizens (aged 60 years old and above ) - RM 2

Disabled - Free

Marine Park Fee for Non-MYKAD Holders -

Adults - RM 30

Children (aged between 6 to 12 years old) and Senior citizens (aged 60 years old and above ) - RM 15

Disabled - Free

Additionally, there are different fee rates for activities like camping, research, commercial filming/documentary, scuba diving, and cruising. Please check the Official Department of Fisheries Portal Malaysia for more information.

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