The Best Road Trip to Bandung Indonesia

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Are you planning a trip to Bandung Indonesia? 

If you have more time, you might want to consider driving or renting a car for a road trip to Bandung Indonesia. It is more comfortable, convenient, and there are many interesting places you can explore along the way to Bandung.

So, I have compiled a list of the most popular road trips to Bandung, which one would be your favorite? :)

The list of the top 5 road trip to Bandung Indonesia:

  1. Jakarta-Bandung via Cikampek and Purbaleunyi toll roads.
  2. Jakarta-Bandung via Jagorawi toll road, Puncak Pass, and Cianjur.
  3. Jakarta-Bandung via Jagorawi toll road, Sukabumi, and Cianjur.
  4. Cirebon-Bandung via non-toll road, i.e. via Majalengka and Sumedang.
  5. Cirebon-Bandung via Cipali, Cikampek, and Purbaleunyi toll roads.

#1. Road trip from Jakarta to Bandung via Cikampek and Purbaleunyi toll roads.

Road trip to Bandung via Cikampek and Purbaleunyi toll roads.


Presently, this is the fastest and the most direct road trip to Bandung Indonesia.

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#2. Road trip from Jakarta to Bandung via Jagorawi toll road, Puncak Pass, and Cianjur.

Things to do and see in Puncak Pass.

If you have some time to explore the highlands in the land of Sunda, I recommend you to go on this road trip. The weather is nice, lots of sunshine and cold breezes, often it is foggy in the late afternoon, especially during rainy seasons. There are many tourist attractions along the way. 

Check out this list of top things to do in Puncak

If you like animals, you might want to visit Taman Safari Indonesia Cisarua. If you like parks, visit Gunung Mas tea plantationCibodas Botanical Garden, and Taman Bunga Nusantara. Have a vintage lunch at Puncak Pass restaurant, Sundanese food at Bumi Aki Nini, or Chinese food at Amen restaurant. So many things to do and see here, you might want to spend a night or two here before continuing your road trip to Bandung Indonesia. Don't worry, you will find many hotels and villas that will meet your budget in Puncak :)

Note: Puncak Pass is a very popular tourist destination, hence, the traffic is always congested at the weekends. Read the tips on how to travel to Puncak in comfort here...

#3. Road trip from Jakarta to Bandung via Jagorawi toll road, Sukabumi, and Cianjur.

Many people choose this road trip whenever they want to avoid traffic congestion in Puncak Pass (read about what time the police implement one-way traffic at Puncak during weekends).Presently, the Jagorawi toll road had been extended until Cigombong, a small town on the way to Sukabumi.

A road trip is always fun when you can stop over in some interesting places. Here you can explore the hanging bridge at Situ Gunung, the park at Salabintana, and food hunting in Sukabumi. The beaches in the southern part of Sukabumi is pretty famous. It is where the Ciletuh Geopark lays. The most popular beaches are Pelabuhan Ratu beach, Ujung Genteng beach, and the green turtle conservatory at Pangumbahan beach.

#4. Road trip from Cirebon to Bandung via non-toll road, i.e. via Majalengka and Sumedang. 

Tahu Sumedang, the best tofu in the world!

A road trip from Cirebon to Bandung used to be passing several towns, such as Majalengka and Sumedang. It is a two-way lane of the provincial road along the way. Thus, it is no fun when your car is stuck behind a slow-moving truck.

Anyway, when you pass through Sumedang, you must try its famous tofu, either for lunch or snack. 

This road becomes more important after the opening of Kertajati International Airport, at least until Cileunyi Sumedang Dawuan (Cisumdawu) toll road is completed at the end of 2021. 

#5. Road trip from Cirebon to Bandung via Cipali, Cikampek, and Purbaleunyi toll roads.

Purbaleunyi Toll Road, connecting Cirebon and Bandung.

The traffic congestion on the provincial road between Cirebon and Bandung is inevitable. Often, you have to leave very early in the morning to avoid it. Hence, it is a relief when Jakarta - Cikampek toll road was extended to the Cipali toll road to reach Cirebon. 

Driving on Cipali to Cikampek then exit at km.66 to enter Purbaleunyi toll road, the road trip from Cirebon to Bandung takes less than three hours. 


After your road trip to Bandung Indonesia, next is to explore the city:

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