Whether you are visiting Bandung from far away or just wanting to go further out of the city, you need to think about how to move around. Online applications of transportation are pretty convenient inside the city, but they have their limits: it is not very easy to find a ride back from Kawah Putih, Ciwidey or get an online car for your flight at 4.30 am!
In Indonesia, sometimes the easiest option may be to rent a car. In Bandung, there are various companies that offer decent deals on wheels (4 or 2) for any upcoming trips or getaways you’re planning. Before you book just any car rental service, takes a few of our recommendations.
Rent a car
A lot of people still think that rent-a-car is for the rich, businessmen only and all the individuals who can afford more than others. Of course, this is not true, because renting a vehicle pays off, no matter who you are. Renting a car is economically completely justified and a great way to go around Bandung.
1. Dirgantara Car Rental
With more than 30 years of experience, Dirgantara Car Rental is a major company in the sector. Whether you’re staying in Bandung or other areas, their flexibility and personalized service cater to the needs of all customers. They are dedicated to providing high-quality rental cars at affordable prices in Bandung and beyond. With exceptionally maintained, yet affordable models, they have some of the affordable prices in Bandung. All their cars come with a professional driver and they also provide package tours. Their fleet is composed of various options, from regular Toyota vehicles to actual buses for large groups.
Location: Jl. Lamping No.7, Cipaganti, Bandung
Contact: +62 81573002535
Prices and details about the cars and their packages on their website: dirgantaracarrental.com/
2. Aberta Rental
Renting a car at Aberta Rental is a comfortable and practical experience to travel around Bandung, whether it’s business or private. With your own rented vehicle, you get exactly where you want to and when you want to. With their skilled drivers, renting your car from Aberta Rental gives you the opportunity to explore places more independently, go further and see things you would otherwise have missed. They have minibusses as well. Finally, Alberta’s vehicles are also suitable for individuals who are on a private trip, or for businessmen.
Location: Jl. Bumi Prima Raya, P11, Cimahi, Jawa Barat
Contact: Office : +6222 2066 1303 | Mobile: +62 87722040204 & +62 822 1918 1515
Prices and details about the cars and their packages on their website: abertarental.com/
3. Wirajati Rent Car
Wirajati is another reliable transportation service company providing car rental services in Bandung with various types of cars that can be tailored to the needs of anyone. They have various types of cars at affordable prices including Avanza, Xenia or Innova with new car quality and always excellent condition. Minibusses are also available.
Location: Jl. Wira Angun Angun No 3, Bandung
Contact: +62 81321447377
Prices and details about the cars and their packages on their website: wirajatirentcar.com/
4. Aha Rent Car
Attractive deals and with affordable packages, Aha Rent Car is a company located near Ciwalk Mall. Aha Car Rental is a professional service that would safely and comfortably suit any vacation in the city of Bandung with family, work colleagues and other occasions.
Location: Gg. Bongkaran No.64, Cihampelas, Bandung
Contact: +62 816619000
Prices and details about the cars and their packages on their website: aharentcar.com
5. Shandy Rent Car
Shandyrentcar is a Bandung’s car rental service both in and out of town with affordable prices though still prioritizing service and quality. The company is ready to assist you and will try its best to meet your needs in terms of transportation service. They provide a fleet of Toyota Avanza, Toyota Innova, and Isuzu Elf which are always in great condition and ready to use, the cars are supported by polite and experienced drivers.
Location: Jl. Pacuan Kuda III n.43 Arcamanik, Bandung
Contact: +62 82117885282
Prices and details about the cars and their packages on their website: Shandyrentcar.com
Rent a Motorcycle
When you need an affordable solution and flexibility in the form of an independent drive, renting a motorcycle is an excellent choice. If you are not an Indonesian citizen, an International driving license will be enough to put you on two wheels. Ride safe.
1. Jasa Prima Rental
Jasa Prima has many scooters and a motorcycle for rent. To rent a motorcycle is also an excellent choice for a longer period. Especially if you are alone, online transport could cost a lot if you are moving around. When renting a motorcycle, there are no maintenance costs, and the vehicle can be delivered almost anywhere you want. Jasa Prima has two offices in Bandung.
Location: Jl. Suka Bunga n.1, Pasteur, Bandung | Jl. Perbas 137 Moh. Toha, Bandung
Contact: +62 81321447377
Prices and details about the Motorcycles and their packages on their website: jasaprimarental.com
Okerental is a car and motorcycle rental place in Bandung and can offer daily weekly and monthly packages. With cheap rental rates for students and tourists who want a vacation in the city of Bandung, Okerental is a great choice. With a motorcycle, you can then reach areas that are rarely accessible with public transportation or cannot be passed by four-wheeled vehicles.
Location: Gg. Ripah Jl. Moch. Toha No.35, Bandung
Contact: +62 81802071733
Prices and details about the Motorcycles and their packages on their website: Okerental.com
This is a small local company but nevertheless reliable and on the market for years now. Flexible and convenient, it is worth to give a try using their services. They can deliver the motorbike to your location.
Contact: +62 82116053984
Prices and details about the Motorcycles and their packages on their website: RentalMotorDiBandung.com
4. RifTrans Motorcycles
Located in Pasteur area, RifTrans has loads of motorcycles, different sizes, and engines for different prices. They provide a wide selection of the latest types of motorbikes, and always check and do service at official workshops to ensure the condition of the motorcycles are excellent when you rent one of them.
Location: Jl. Dr. Djunjunan No.45A, Pasteur, Sukajadi area, Bandung
Contact: +62 83822889797
Prices and details about the Motorcycles and their packages on their website: RifTrans website
Rent a Bicycle
There are dozens of reasons you might want to rent a bike in Bandung. Perhaps you want to visit around in a fun way, would like to try commuting to work on a bike without buying one first, or just want to put a few miles to exercises. Here some ideas where to rent one for one hour or a few days.
1. My Bike
MyBike is part of rentalsepeda.com, which is way more than a bicycle provider. Tours, advice, adventures, and guides can be obtained through MyBike. It is also your best deal if you want to get a mountain bike and go around the volcanoes around Bandung.
Location: Jl. Jalaprang No.3, Sukaluyu, Bandung
Contact: +62 83822889797
Prices and details about the Motorcycles and their packages on their website: rentalsepeda.com
2. Boseh Bike Bandung
Trendy in all major cities around the world, it’s coming to Bandung! Bike-sharing is a mode of transportation for traveling short distances or to go to shopping locations or bus stops and train stations. A special station is provided to pick up the bicycle and return it to another station closest to the user’s destination.
Check the map on their website to find pick-up and returning locations. Just follow the instructions and enjoy the ride.
All info: Boseh Bike
The bicycles are available 24H
3. Grab Wheels
Have you seen one of these electric e-scooters riding around? Fun and practical, they are available pretty much everywhere around Bandung. Log in to your Grab account and have fun.
All info, Maps & link to the application: GrabWheels
By: William Kohler