Travel and Transportation
How to Travel to Indonesia

You can fly directly to Indonesia from just about anywhere. Most people traveling from Europe and the US arrive on direct flights to Jakarta, while those coming from Australia usually go first to Bali. The main international entry points are Soekarno-Hatta airport in Jakarta, Ngurah Rai airport in Bali, and Polonia airport in Medan. There are also non-stop flights from several Asian cities, including Singapore, Hong Kong, Taipei, Seoul, Nagoya, Fukuoka and Osaka.

How to get to hotel from Airport?

When you arrive at Soekarno-Hatta (Cengkareng) International Airport, you can go directrly to the Hotel. We recommend you to take a taxi for your convenience.
There are many city taxi services within the city of Jakarta. Recommended taxi companies for transportation inside the city are "Blue Bird", "Silver Bird", "Morante", "Cendrawasih", "Pusaka Nuri", "Lintas Buana" all are from "Blue Bird Group" and "Express" Taxi.

Taxi rates (Argo meter) are estimated at Rp 3.000 for the starting KM plus Rp. 1300/1KM.

Pick Up Service

For the convenience of iiWAS2004 participants, our official travel agent provides Airport pick up service from/to Soekarno-Hatta Airport Jakarta to/from hotel on your arrival/departure date.

If you need this service, please indicate in your Hotel Reservation Form "AIRPORT PICK-UP" or send an email to indicating your arrival date, time, flight number, and the number of persons accompanying you.

Visa Requirement

For those who require a visa to come to Indonesia, please send an email to: with your passport number, country of issue, issue date, expiry date, the address, telephone number, fax number of the Indonesian embassy where you would like to apply for visa.

The visa letter will be faxed to you and to the Indonesian embassy in your country.

Please notice that according to @WAS guidelines:

1. Visa letters will ONLY be issued to:
* Speaker/Presenter
* Committee Members
* Registered participants who have paid their registration fees in full

2. Visa letters will state  only the following facts:
* Conference title, dates and location
* That the applicant has paid the required registration fee in full
* If they are either a committee member, speaker, presenter or participant

For visa inquiries, please contact:
Ms. Dina Afrianty
Rectorat Building
Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University (UIN) Jakarta
Jl. Ir. H. Juanda no 95 Ciputat 15412 Jakarta
Phone. (62 21) 749 3909
Fax. (62 21) 740 2982
Email :


Should you have further inquiries or need assistance please contact:

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