Sindo Ferry

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Sindo Ferry Schedule

Sindo Ferry Trips - November 2023

RoutesFirst Ferry Last Ferry
Batam to Singapore 6:0019:30
Singapore to Batam8:0021:50
Singapore to Tanjung Pinang11:0017:10
Tanjung Balai to Singapore7:3014:00
Tanjung Pinang to Singapore6:4513:30

Latest Updates on Sindo Ferry Schedule

  • Sindo Ferry is adding in more services between HarbourFront Centre and Batam Centre starting October 2023
  • From 1 September 2023, Batam terminal fee has increased from IDR65,000 to IDR100,000 per passenger. Sindo Ferry ticket prices for all ferry departures from Batam will be increased to accomodate the latest tariff hike in Batam Terminal Fee.
  • After a long hiatus, Sindo Ferry resumed its ferry services from Harbourfront Centre to Waterfront City and back.

As per the latest Sindo Ferry schedule, there will be 2 sailings from Harbourfront Centre to Waterfront City everyday at 10:00 AM, and 02:10 PM, Singapore time. The return ferry from Waterfront City to Harbourfront Centre is available around 1:20 PM (1320 WIB) and 2:50 PM (1450 WIB).

Sindo Ferry Services to Batam and Bintan

One of the largest ferry operators in Singapore, Sindo Ferry was started back in 1999. The ferry service began with a small fleet but now includes several modern and well-maintained ferries, each with 150 to 300 passengers capacity. It serves multiple routes between Singapore and Indonesia and is the best way to travel across borders affordably and quickly. Sindo Ferry runs regular ferries from Singapore to nearby islands like Batam, Bintan, Tanjung Pinang, Tanjung Balai and more. 

What's best - Sindo Ferry schedule has ferries available throughout the week and the operator publishes an updated schedule in a timely manner. You can also get a ferry on specific routes during the weekend. Not just from the ferry terminal, you can opt for booking ferry tickets on redBus and get attractive discounts to save more.

Amenities on Sindo Ferry 

Sindo Ferry is known for its incredible amenities that are available to all travelers. The ferry boats are equipped with modern facilities for a comfortable journey. The interiors are spacious and you can even store your luggage without compromising space. Some of the top amenities include: 

  • Luxurious seats with adequate legroom
  • Clean and hygienic interiors
  • Air-conditioning
  • Luggage storage
  • Wheelchair accessible entry
  • Travel Insurance

Sindo Ferry also serves food and beverages onboard. However, this facility was not available during the pandemic. The ferry may begin the service again, and if this is important to you, then it is best to query before you book tickets. You can check Singapore to Batam ferry time , ferry schedule and ticket prices with operators such as Sindo ferry when booking ferry tickets with us.

Popular Sindo Ferry Routes 

The Sindo Ferry operates on various cross-border routes favoured by tourists and locals between Singapore and Indonesia. People take the ferry for holidays, day trips, and work trips. 

Here are some of the top routes on which you can take the Sindo Ferry.

Sindo Ferry Popular Terminals

The Sindo Ferry serves the following terminals in Singapore - 

The ferry connects these terminals to five different ferry terminals in Batam and Bintan namely -

You can choose to travel between any of the terminals as per your itinerary when booking your Batam/Bintan to Singapore ferry tickets.

Sindo Ferry Contact Information

  • HarbourFront Centre ▶ Address: 1, Maritime Square, Harbourfront Centre, #03-43, Singapore 099253, Tel.: +65 6331 4123

Sindo Ferry Ticket Prices

Sindo Ferry ticket prices vary depending on the specific route and destination. The ticket prices may also be influenced by factors such as travel class (economy or business), ferry schedule, and any ongoing promotions or discounts. It is advisable to plan your trip in advance and check for any available ferry promo codes that may offer additional value for your journey.

  • One way ticket prices for Singapore to Batam - SGD 37 for an adult
  • One way ticket prices from Batam to Singapore - SGD 34 for an adult
  • One way ticket prices for Singapore to Tanjung Pinang - SGD 53 for an adult
  • One way ticket prices for Tanjung Pinang to Singapore - SGD 45 for an adult

Travellers must pay a nominal terminal fee, Marine Park 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.

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.

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.

Marine Park Fee for MYKAD Holders -

  • Adults - RM 5
  • Children (aged between 6 to 12 years old) - RM 15
  • Senior citizens (aged 60 years old and above ) - RM 15 
  • Disabled - Free

Marine Park Fee for Non-MYKAD Holders -

  • Adults - RM 30
  • Children (aged between 6 to 12 years old) - RM 15
  • Senior citizens (aged 60 years old and above ) - RM 15
  • Disabled - Free

Sindo Ferry Travel Time

Route Travel time in minutesMax. trips per day
Harbourfront Centre to/from Batam Centre55-6510
Harbourfront Centre to/from Sekupang Ferry Terminal55-657
Tanah Merah to/from Batam Centre55-654
Tanah Merah to/from Tanjung Pinang100-1102
Harbourfront Centre to/from Tanjung Balai901

Tips while Travelling with Sindo Ferry

🛄 Baggage Check In - 60 minutes Before Departure 🛂 Security Check and Immigration Clearance - 45 minutes Before📢 Last Call - 20 minutes Before Departure
❌ Gate Closes - 15 Minutes Before Departure📣 Boarding Announcement - 10 minutes Before Departure⛴️ Ferry Departs


How early do we need to get to the terminal?
Immigration gates close 20 minutes before the departure. It would be wiser to reach the ferry terminal at least 60 minutes prior to departure. If it is a weekend or public holiday, you can plan to reach around 90 minutes before to avoid the crowd at the terminal.
Can I get a refund if I cancel my bookings or tickets?
If you’ve already collected your boarding pass, you will not be able to cancel your ticket and get the refund.
Are pets allowed onboard while traveling by Sindo Ferry?
No, Sindo Ferry does allow you to travel with pets due to certain regulations.
What is the Sindo Ferry ticket price?
Sindo Ferry ticket prices vary based on the type of ferry you choose to travel by and the route you’re traveling through. You will get the exact price on redBus after selecting a route.
Which ferry routes are served by Sindo Ferry?
Almost all the ferry routes between Singapore and Indonesia are served by Sindo Ferry. Some of the major ones include-
Harbourfront to Batam Centre
Harbourfront to Sekupang Ferry Terminal
Harbourfront to Waterfront
Tanah Merah to Tanjung Pinang
Is there ferry from Singapore to Batam now?
Yes. There are a number of ferry operators such as Sindo Ferry that provide ferry rides to and from Singapore to Batam.
How much is ferry ticket to Batam?
The ticket prices to Batam vary as per the ferry operator. Sindo Ferry ticket prices range from SGD 37 for a one way trip to SGD 71 for a round trip to and from Batam islands.
Is there ferry from HarbourFront to Batam?
Yes. You can find popular ferry operators like Sindo Ferry offering services from Harbourfront to Batam.
Is Sindo Ferry operating today?
Yes, Sindo Ferry is operating as on 28-11-2023(UTC).

How to Book Sindo Ferry Tickets Online on redBus

For booking Sindo Ferry tickets online from Singapore to Indonesia or Indonesia to Singapore, you’ll simply need to follow the below-mentioned steps:

  1. Open redBus Ferry on your desktop or mobile or download the redBus, Ferry app
  2. Type your source and destination and click ‘search’ to find the ferries on this route.
  3. You will see a list of available ferries with their schedule, ferry price, and boarding details.
  4. Under the ‘filter’ section, you can filter the ferries offered by Sindo Ferry.
  5. Choose the most suitable ferry based on your preference and head to the payment gateway.

Passengers can do online ferry ticket booking by making payment via debit card, credit card, and net banking on redBus. redBus also offers special offers from time to time, which one can avail while booking Sindo ferry tickets online.

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