How much does it cost to go to Ijen Crater? And what is the best way to get to Ijen Crater? How much is the entrance fee for ijen Crater (Kawah Ijen)? Here’s what you need to know. All info updated October 2018.
Entrance Fee: KTP/KITAS Holder | International Visitors
Weekdays IDR 5.000 | IDR 100.000
Weekend IDR 7.500 | IDR 150.000
How to get to Ijen?
Take the train and get off at Stasiun Karangasem (KNE). If you go by yourself, you can get the motorbike taxi to drop you off to the entrance of the park. If you’d like to drive yourself, you can rent a motorbike in front of the train station. If you go in a group, you can rent a car / jeep with a driver to pick you up at the station and drive you back to the station or at the harbor in Banyuwangi.
Here’s the itinerary!
22:00 Pick up at the train station.
23:00 arrive at the entrance.
24:00 entrance gate is open, pay the entrance, start the hike
03:00 arrive at the top of the crater
04:45 wait for the sunrise
06:30 Make your way back to the entrance gate
08:00 Have a rest & clean yourself up at one of the warung at the parking lot. Have some breakfast!
08:30 Drive back to the Karangasem station / Ketapang harbor.
It takes about 1 hour or so to go the harbor.
The ferry to Bali is available 24 hours, leave every 30-45 minutes.
Here’s what we spent for this trip!
Train Malang (ML) – Karangasem (KNE) IDR 62.000/person. I recommend to purchase 2 seats for each person. Book & choose your seats online. I booked them on Traveloka.com
Car & Driver 10 hours Rp 450.000/car. Fit comfortably up to 5 people with small daypack or 3 persons with big backpacks.
Local Guide IDR 200.000/group.
Motorbike rent (about IDR 100.000/24 hour)
Motorbike taxi (i think it’s IDR 300.000 for return trip)
Ferry to Bali IDR 6.500
Contact person (whatsapp):
Car: +62 812 3576 4618 Saiful Rizal (Oseng Jip Transport)
Local Guide: +62 852 3263 3835 Cholili
Yes, they speak english. 😉