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Singapore to Batam Ferry


Singapore to Batam Ferry Service

Avg. Ferry Duration : 1 hrs 47 mins
Ferry depart from : Singapore
Ferry arrives in : Batam
Daily Ferry Services : 120
Cheapest Ferry Ticket : RM 129.13

Singapore to Batam Ferry Distance

Earliest Ferry
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07:40 AM
Last Ferry
:
09:50 PM
Ferry Companies
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4

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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.


Singapore to Batam Ferry Information

Batam is a quick go-to place for Singaporeans. Singapore to Batam ferry is their cheapest and best way of reaching their destination. The popular choice is a ferry from Harbourfront to Batam Centre. According to the Singapore to Batam ferry schedule, sailings are available daily at different timings from morning till late in the evening. The ferry to Batam starts from two terminals in Singapore and arrives at any of the four terminals at Batam. Most importantly, one can buy a ferry ticket online at the cheapest fares for their choice of routes with redBus.

About Singapore

Singapore, which means Lion City, is an island nation with mainland and a group of 64 smaller islands. Despite being a small country, Singapore is the world's financial center and a popular tourist destination. There are plenty of tourist attractions here in Singapore, including a World Heritage Site- the Singapore Botanic Gardens. 

About Batam

Batam, the largest city on the Riau Islands in Indonesia, is an industrial hub with several factories. It is also one of the popular tourist destinations, especially in Malaysia and Singapore. Batam is also the gateway to other smaller islands around here. This city is a mere 25 km from Johor, Malaysia and 20 km from Singapore, making it a popular weekend getaway from these places. The main entry is a ferry to Batam from Singapore and Malaysia. Batam has a tropical climate with high humidity and constant temperature between 26-32 degrees. Despite these conditions, people love enjoying the beautiful beaches, participating in various water sports, or enjoying food.


Singapore to Batam Ferry Travel Time

A ferry from HarbourFront Centre to / from Sekupang, Nongsapura and HarbourBay takes 40-50 minutes. Travelling from HarbourFront Centre to / from Batam Centre takes around 1 hr 10 mins The travel duration of the ferries also differs from the ferry company. Singapore to Batam ferry ticket online price is nearly MYR 230.25, including the return ticket. 


Singapore to Batam Ferry Timing

There will be a minimum of 28 sailings per day. As per the Harbourfront ferry terminal schedule, the first ferry of the day starts at 7.40 am, and the last sailing is at 9.40 pm. These timings are the same for the harbourfront Centre and Tanah Merah terminals.

The number of sailings per day will differ for each ferry operator and the starting terminal. These ferries will have economy class for the journey, which will also have comfortable seats and space for luggage.

Boarding and Drop-off Points

  • Boarding points: Harbourfront Centre terminal and Tanah Merah terminal.
  • Drop-off points: Batam Centre ferry terminal, Waterfront City, Sekupang, Nongsapura, and Harbour Bay Terminal.

Popular Ferry Operators for Singapore to Batam

The three ferry companies that offer Singapore to Batam ferry services are,

Book Ferry Tickets for Singapore to Batam

You can go for online ferry ticket booking at redBus and escape the long queues at the ferry terminal.

There are no hidden charges here, and you can cancel the tickets comfortably if needed. To book online tickets for a ferry to Batam, follow these steps.

  • In the relevant boxes, fill in the starting and destination points as Singapore and Batam.
  • Provide the onward and return dates and the number of passengers to search for ferries.
  • You can choose any of the available ferry companies from the results. To see details, click on the 'View Details' button.
  • You will now see the timings of different sailings by this company for the day.
  • Choose an appropriate sailing as convenient and proceed to choose the same for the return journey.
  • Now, click the ‘Continue’ button and provide passenger details.
  • Now complete the booking process by confirming the payment using any available payment modes.
  • The Singapore to Batam ferry ticket will now be available in your inbox and SMS. Also check your return Batam to Singapore ferry schedule.

Batam Travel Requirements


Basic Requirements to enter Batam islands include -

  • A valid passport (with at least 6 months of validity)
  • Individuals must be fully vaccinated as per government guidelines. For more information, check Indonesia Vaccination Guidelines.
  • Register on the PeduliLindungi app and complete the Traveler Health Quarantine Application Form before your arrival at the Batam ferry terminal
  • One-Way or return ticket for onward journey to any other country
  • Travel insurance with a minimum of S$30K COVID-19 coverage
  • Check-in baggage of up to 20kg each is allowed. Enquire at counter for more information about baggage drop
  • Travellers must carry a valid ferry ticket for travel including infants

Batam Travel Visa Requirements

Visa Free Travel is allowed for

  • Travellers from Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam are not required to apply for a Visa to enter Batam Islands
  • It is applicable for a maximum of 30 days and is non-extendable

VISA On Arrival (VOA) Travel

  • VISA on Arrival is available at the Batam ferry terminal for travellers from about 86 countries. To know more, you can check Indonesia Visa Information Portal 
  • Travellers can avail Visa On Arrival at at cost of IDR 500.000/person for maximum 30 days stay
  • Beyond 30 days, an additional payment of IDR 500.000/person is required for extension. Check more on the above site.

Things to Do in Batam

  • Water sports such as canoeing, kayaking, jet skiing, and other adventurous activities like snorkeling. These activities are available at several resorts in Batam.
  • Relax at Nongsa Beach: This is the best beach to enjoy relaxing on the sand. There will be a smaller crowd here when compared to other beaches.
  • Shopping at Nagoya Hill Shopping Mall, the biggest mall on this island.
  • Visit the Maha Vihara Duta Maitreya Temple: People believe that burning incense here brings luck. The temple has some spectacular statues and zodiac signs carved out of stones.
  • Biking along the northern coast through the vistas and lush jungles for a unique experience. People often visit the popular areas, these will be less crowded and you will have a chance to see the Duriangkang Reservoir, on this 30 km trail.
  • Scuba diving is another popular thing to do in Batam. There are schools from where you can learn and earn a certificate to take part in this adventure.


FAQs

How can I make an online ferry ticket booking in Malaysia?

You can book a ferry of your choice to any destination in Malaysia by logging on to the official website of redBus which is www.redbus.my . The site is user-friendly and you can book your ferry ticket in a matter of minutes.

How do I book a ferry from Singapore to Batam?

You can either visit the port and go the booth belonging to the ferry operator of your choice, wait in line, select a seat, and book your ticket. If you’d rather not do that, you can download the redBus app and book your seat within 5 minutes. Also, dont forget to book your return tickets from Batam to Singapore.

Do I need to print out my ferry ticket before boarding?

Yes, it is better that you take a print of your ferry ticket since every ferry operator has different rules of boarding.

How do I pay for my ferry ticket on the redBus website?

There are a number of different modes of payment offered to customers. Customers can either pay by credit card, debit card, or they can select any of the banks listed when you click the “FPX (Malaysia Online Bank Transfer).


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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