Getting To Bintan Island
*This article is accurate at time of printing but might be subjected to changes due to current limitations of travel lanes either between Singapore and Bintan or within Indonesia.
With beautiful sandy beaches, crystal-clear waters and a ton of gorgeous beachside resorts scattered across the island, Bintan Island has very quickly become a favourite holiday spot in Indonesia. Being just a mere 60-minute ferry ride from Singapore, Bintan Island is a particularly popular holiday getaway amongst locals in Singapore.
As glamping (also known as glamourous camping) rose in popularity over the years, one resort on Bintan Island has also likewise, grew in popularity, topping many Singaporeans’ list of “to visit” places. This resort is none other than The ANMON Resort Bintan, a high-end, luxurious glamping resort that is located near Crystal Lagoon Bintan. The ANMON Resort Bintan provides guests with a unique camping experience in spacious teepee tents. The best part? Guests get to enjoy the experience of camping but with all the comforts of a fully furnished resort. Expect air-conditioning, an en-suite bathroom, high speed wi-fi, a 24-hour digital concierge and other modern-day conveniences.
If you are thinking of visiting The ANMON Resort Bintan, read on for a comprehensive guide on how you can make your way to Bintan Island from Singapore or Indonesia.
Getting To Bintan From Singapore
Changi Airport 🡪 Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal (TMFT) 🡪 Bandar Bentan Telani Ferry Terminal (BBT)
For international guests, the easiest way to get to Bintan Island is via Singapore. The trip from Singapore to Bintan Island takes about 90 minutes.
From Changi Airport to Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal (TMFT)
For international guests travelling through Singapore Changi Airport, taxi service is available at any of the terminals at Changi Airport. Getting to Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal from Changi Airport by taxi is pretty quick — it will only take approximately 15 minutes, depending on traffic conditions.
Other than taxis, tourists can also get to Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal via the Mass Rapid Transport (MRT) Train Service, followed by a bus transfer:
● From Changi Airport MRT Station, take the train on the East-West Line to Tanah Merah MRT Station
● Upon alighting at Tanah Merah MRT station, exit the train station via Exit B and proceed to Bus Stop 85091 (Tanah Merah Stn Exit B)
● Board SBS Transit Bus Service 35 and alight at Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal
*For international guests travelling through Singapore Changi Airport, Changi Airport MRT Station is at the basement of Terminal 2 and 3, individuals arriving at Terminal 1 are required to take the Sky Train towards either Terminal 2 or 3.
From Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal (TMFT) to Bandar Bentan Telani Ferry Terminal (BBT)
Bintan Resorts Ferries is a regular ferry service that plies between Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal, Singapore and Bandar Bentan Telani Ferry Terminal, Bintan Resorts on a daily basis. The high-speed catamaran ferry ride brings you to Bintan Resorts in only 60 minutes.
Ferry tickets can be booked online via Bintan Resort Ferries at www.brf.com.sg. Visitors can also purchase their ferry tickets at the ferry terminal. Cash and card payments are accepted over the Bintan Resort Ferries Counter.
Things to note:
● Bintan, Indonesia is 1 hour behind Singapore
● Please check in at least 1.5 hours before the ferry departure time
● Optional purchase of AIG travel insurance (Bintan) is available via the Bintan Resort Ferries website
Complimentary transfer services to The ANMON Resort Bintan are available from Bandar Bentan Telani Ferry Terminal. To inform us of the timing for your ferry’s arrival, write in to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
When you depart from The ANMON Resort Bintan, we also provide shuttle bus services to Bandar Bentan Telani Ferry Terminal, which takes you to the terminal 1 hour prior to your ferry’s departure timing.
For travellers that are looking to host big groups, or private charters from and/or to Singapore, it can be arranged with Bintan Resort Ferries. Simply reach out to them at:
● Tel: +65 6661 0230
● Email: email@example.com
Getting To Bintan From Indonesia
Bintan can be visited from all over Indonesia by air or via Batam by ferry. Here are some ways you may get to Bintan Island from Indonesia:
1. From Soekarno Hatta Airport (Jakarta) To Raja Haji Fisabilillah Bintan
Domestic flights to Bintan Island are also available within Indonesia. Visitors can choose to take a domestic flight to Raja Haji Fisabilillah Airport in Kijang, Bintan Island from Jakarta, Perkanbaru, Matak, Batam, Dabo Singkep or Natuna.
Land transport from Raja Haji Fisabilillah Airport to The ANMON Resort Bintan is about 80 minutes. Taxi service is available at the airport or visitors may wish to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange for an arrival transfer. Likewise, travelers who are looking to host big groups can contact us at email@example.com for transportation to The ANMON Resort Bintan.
2. Soekarno Hatta Airport - Hang Nadim Airport - Punggur Ferry Terminal - Tanjung Uban Ferry Terminal
The trip takes about 2 - 3 hours from Jakarta to Bintan.
Hang Nadim Airport Batam 🡪 Punggur Ferry Terminal Batam
For guests travelling through Hang Nadim Airport, taxi service is available at any of Hang Nadim Airport’s terminals. The taxi ride takes approximately 30 minutes, depending on the traffic conditions.
Punggur Ferry Terminal Batam 🡪 Tanjung Uban Ferry Terminal
For guests travelling through Punggur Ferry Terminal Batam, there are 2 kinds of transportations to Bintan, ferry and speedboat.
a. Ferry (roro)
Ferry services are available daily from 8am – 5.30pm with an interval of 1 hour 15 minutes. The ride takes about 60 minutes.
Speedboat is much faster than the ferry and takes about 15 minutes from Punggur (Batam) to Tanjung Uban (Bintan). Services are available daily from 7am – 6pm.
Once you arrive at Tanjung Uban Ferry Terminal, you can hop on a taxi to take you to The ANMON Resort Bintan. Taxi rides usually take about 45 minutes and with taxis being readily available at the terminal, visitors should have no issues finding one easily.
Getting To Bintan By Private Yachts
Bintan Resorts have marina pontoons that are suitable for private yachts up to 25 metres in length and draft up to 3 metres at Bandar Bentan Telani Ferry Terminal. There are a total of 14 berths at this facility located at Latitude 01009’5’ North, Longitude 104021’5’ East, offering both short-term and long-term berthing. Electrical and water hook-ups are also available at the berths.
As of 2012, under the Regulation of President No.79/2011 all local and international yachts are allowed to sail directly to Bandar Bentan Telani, Bintan Resorts with customs and immigration clearance available at Bandar Bentan Telani.
Green Book and Sailing Permit (CAIT) are no longer required as stipulated in the Presidential Decree No. 105/2015, allowing yachts to enter Indonesia directly. Temporary Import Permit is also no longer required.
For more information on procedures and fees, please refer to the Bintan Bintan Resorts Marina Guide
Stay At ANMON
Situated within Treasure Bay Bintan, The ANMON Resort Bintan is the complete package for tourists who are looking for a relaxing vacation. Aside from comfortable, spacious teepee tents that guests can lounge in all day, The ANMON Resort Bintan also has on-site eateries like The Compass Rose restaurant which has a generous menu of fusion Mediterranean-inspired cuisine. Upon sundown, dance away the night and sip on unique craft cocktails at the TIPI Bar. Resorts Marina Guide.