From Kuala Lumpur to Banda Aceh
Air Asia fly direct from Kuala Lumpur to Banda Aceh.
See website www.airasia.com
From Penang to Banda Aceh
Firefly direct from Penang to Banda Aceh.
See website www.fireflyz.com.my
From Medan to Banda Aceh or Jakarta to Banda Aceh
By Plane: Two airlines fly between Medan and Banda Aceh. Besides Garuda Indonesia there is low cost carriers: Lion Air.
Garuda Indonesia: www.garuda-indonesia.com
Lion Air: www.lionair.co.id
Batik Air: www.batikair.com
By Bus: the non-stop night buses between Medan and Banda Aceh are comfortable. The major bus companies are PMTOH, New Pelangi, Kurnia, Pusaka, Sempati Star, Travego, Sanura, Putra Pelangi and Anugerah. In Medan they all have ticket offices on Gagak Hitam street. All becak and taxi drivers know the place. From there the bus companies have free transfers to their respective bus depot. The journey takes 10 – 11 hours.
From Banda Aceh to Pulau Weh
From the airport of Banda Aceh, please to take the taxi to go to Ulee Lheue Jetty. It will takes 30 minutes.
Contact number of Taxi : USMAN +6281377097760
Pulau weh can be reached by fast boat or slower ferry. The fast boat takes 45 minutes and leaves from Ulee Lheue Jetty in the morning at 09.30am and afternoon at 16.00pm. One way is Rp 80.000 (executive class) – Rp 100.000 (VIP class). The slow ferry takes 1 hour 30 minutes and departs from Ulee Lheue at 14.00pm. Special day on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday at 11.00am and 16.00pm. Ticket price of slow ferry is Rp 25.000 one way.
Once at the Balohan Jetty (Pulau Weh), there is some local transport to Sabang Town and Iboih Beach; a minibus (Rp50,000 per. person/Rp 250,000 Taxi). If travelling alone there are also some taxi bikes available for a negotiable price.