Get ready! Additional Eid Train Tickets are sold at 00.00 WIB

Wiji Nur HayatCNBC Indonesia


Sunday, 12/03/2023 21:21 WIB

Photo: Residents travel by train at Senen Station, Jakarta, (9/4/2021). (CNBC Indonesia/ Tri Susilo)

Jakarta, CNBC Indonesia – PT Kereta Api Indonesia (Persero) or KAI is preparing additional train tickets for the Lebaran Transport period which will go on sale on Monday, 13 March 2023 at 00.00. Ticket reservations can be made through the KAI Access application, the website, contact center 121 and various official sales partners who work with KAI.

The counter at the station only serves ticket sales go show starting 3 hours before the scheduled train departure.

KAI’s VP Public Relations Joni Martinus said that a total of KAI added 487,180 long-distance train seats or an average of 22,144 seats per day. These additional trains are available for favorite route trips such as Jakarta – Solo pp, Jakarta – Surabaya pp, Bandung – Semarang pp, Yogyakarta – Surabaya pp, and others.

“KAI has added several trips on various routes and classes to accommodate the high interest of the public to go home by train at the moment of Eid 2023. The presence of these additional trains shows KAI’s readiness to provide transportation facilities for customers who want to travel during the Eid season, and is a a form of commitment to serve the community as well as possible,” said Joni in his statement, Sunday (12/3/2023).

Photo: Workers carrying out routine maintenance on trains at the Cipinang Train Depot, Jakarta, Thursday (29/4/2021). (CNBC Indonesia/ Muhammad Sabki)
Workers carry out routine maintenance on locomotives at the Cipinang Train Depot, Jakarta, Thursday (29/4). Regarding the prohibition on homecoming regulations set by the government, PT Kereta Api Indonesia (Persero) or KAI will maximize the operation of locomotives to carry logistics and goods carriages, especially if the government later prohibits/limits the operation of passenger trains. Currently KAI is waiting for detailed regulations and directions from the Ministry of Transportation. As is known, during Ramadan until Eid, the number of KAI passengers is expected to drop because the government has banned homecoming activities. Until now PT Kereta Api Indonesia (Persero) or KAI is still waiting for further directives from the government regarding arrangements for transportation for Mudik Hari Raya Idul Fitri in May 2021. Regarding the 2021 Lebaran homecoming ban by the government, KAI also stated that there had been no ticket cancellations for going home due to sales Long-distance trains will only be open until April 30 2021. So far, sales of train tickets are still normal, or there hasn’t been a significant increase. (CNBC Indonesia/ Muhammad Sabki)


– April 1, 2, 6-9, 13-30 2023: Additional Sancaka Train (Surabaya Gubeng – Yogyakarta pp)

– April 1, 2, 7-9, 14-30 2023: Arjuno Express Train (Surabaya Gubeng – Malang pp)

– April 1-10, 12-30 2023: Additional Argo Sindoro train (Semarang Tawang – Gambir pp)

– April 6-30 2023: Additional Gajayana Train (Malang – Gambir pp), Additional Sembrani Train (Surabaya Pasarturi – Gambir pp), Additional Argo Sindoro Train (Semarang Tawang – Gambir), Additional Argo Muria Train (Gambir – Semarang Tawang)

– April 11-30 2023: Additional Kertajaya Train (Surabaya Pasarturi – Pasar Senen), Additional Brantas Train (Blitar – Pasarsenen), Ciremai Train (Semarang Tawang – Bandung)

– April 12-30 2023: Additional Argo Lawu train (Solo Balapan – Gambir pp), Additional Argo Dwipangga train (Solo Balapan – Gambir pp), Additional Taksaka train (Yogyakarta – Gambir pp), Additional Kertajaya train (Pasar Senen – Surabaya) Pasarturi), Additional Brantas Train (Pasar Senen – Blitar), Ciremai Train (Bandung – Semarang Tawang), Malioboro Express Train (Malang – Yogyakarta pp), Pasundan Additional Train (Surabaya Gubeng – Kiaracondong pp), Additional Sbi – Sgu – Gmr Train (Surabaya Pasarturi – Surabaya Gubeng – Gambir pp).

Meanwhile, based on monitoring on Sunday, March 12, 2023 at 19.00 WIB, Long Distance Train tickets during the Eid 2023 Transportation period which have been sold for train departures in the period April 12 to 26 2023 are 514,127 tickets or 32.3% of the total tickets provided as many as 1,594,014 tickets. This number will still increase, because sales are still ongoing.

For further information regarding additional trains and ticket sales during the Eid Transport period, the public can contact Customer Service at the station as well as the KAI Contact Center by telephone at 121, WhatsApp 08111-2111-121, email [email protected], or KAI121 social media.