yogyakarta to bromo

How to get from yogyakarta to bromo

Yogyakarta to Bromo

Reviewing Indonesia about its tourist destination is never ending. This country has many marvelous natural treat which will make people amazed by. One of the great panoramas in Indonesia is Mount Bromo. It is an active volcano which is located in East Java and and spans across four districts that are Malang district, Lumajang district, Probolinggo district, and Pasuruan district. The mountain is included into Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park, and become very famous because of its magical view.

For the people around, called as Tengger tribe, Bromo is a holy mountain that once a year the Tengger held the Yadnya Kasada ceremony. The tribe will walk from temple in the foot of Mount Bromo at midnight, and continue to the peak of it at early morning. The ceremony is held every full moon around date 14th or 15th in Kasodo month. This becomes one of the tourist attractions in Bromo.from yogyakarta to bromo

Now, you maybe want to know how to get to mount Bromo, moreover if you come from Yogyakarta. First thing to know, Yogyakarta to Bromo distance is 385 km. It takes for about ten until twelve hours to go by private car. If you use any other transportation, the length of your trip will be varied.

Yogyakarta – Surabaya – Probolinggo – Cemoro Lawang – Mount Bromo

Many ways to go to the mountain from Yogyakarta city. There are several route options as well. You can even join Yogyakarta to Mount Bromo tour that is provided by many tour agents such as Pamitran. Joining the trip to Bromo from Yogyakarta using Pamitran is the right choice. We will make your trip easy and comfortable. In addition, we have many possible routes that can be taken according to your needs.

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yogyakarta to bromoAnother way is by using Yogyakarta to Bromo train. It is the option that people usually do. You will not go directly to the mountain by train, but you can transit to Surabaya first. After that go on by using taxi and go to Bungarasih bus terminal to catch up bus to Probolinggo. Is there any option to go directly from Yogyakarta to Probolinggo? Yes, there are. But using Yogyakarta to Probolinggo train would be uneasy because usually the train from Jogja to Probolinggo arrived late than those to Surabaya. So, it is recommended to take the transit to Surabaya then continue with bus or using train again to go to Probolinggo.

From Probolinggo to Bromo you can go on with using buses or ojek (motorbike taxi) near the bus station to ease your journey. Trip from Probolinggo to Mount Bromo is really something else, but after you arrive in Cemoro Lawang, you will feel relieved. In Cemoro Lawang you can stay in the near hotel if you want, or go directly to hike Mount Bromo in the dawn. There are many jeeps to drop you off in the mountain. If you want to go directly from Yogyakarta to Cemoro Lawang, the easiest way is using some tour or travel agent. This way is the best and saving time.

To get back to Yogyakarta (if you still have any other plans to do in Jogja), you can get back to Probolinggo to Surabaya train. Or, you can use direct route from Probolinggo to Yogyakarta. Is there any? Yes, of course. So please check the price, the ticket reservation and Probolinggo to Yogyakarta train schedule to get this service.

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Train schedule : Yogyakarta to Surabaya

Train Info







4 hours 46 min

Mutiara Selatan



4 hours 46 min




4 hours 44 min




4 hours 52 min




5 hours 31 min

Argo Wilis



4 hour 19 min

Sancaka Sore



5 hours 15 min

Jayakarta Premium



5 hours 39 min

Yogyakarta – Malang – Cemoro Lawang – Mount Bromo

Another way to get to Bromo is by passing Malang city. Why should using this route?  Malang to mt Bromo is the easiest way and is more saving time. You can have great moment to Bromo and Tengger Caldera better and quicker than if you use Probolinggo route. Take train Yogyakarta to Malang which spends 7 hours to go. After you arrive in Malang train station, use angkot (minibus), taxi, or motorbike taxi (ojek) to go to Arjosari terminal. Then find angkot that go to Tumpang. From Tumpang to Cemoro Lawang you can get ojek or other way is using shared jeep which is usually in Tumpang market.

Going to Bromo by Malang route is much easier, plus you can have more beautiful scenery of the mountain. If you go from Tumpang, rather than seeing the sea of sand in the front part of the mountain, you will see another incredible panorama of savanna that is located at the back of the mountain. Please click here for more information about sunrise bromo tour start from Malang

Train schedule : Yogyakarta to Malang

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7 h




7 h 23 m




8 h




7 h 6 m




7 h 58 m




7 h 4 m

Train schedule : Yogyakarta to Probolinggo

Train Info







8 hours 18 min

Yogyakarta – Bromo – Bali Trip

After you have done with the tour to Bromo, you can also visit Bali to complete your journey or visit Ijen Plateau for one more night. Of course after a long journey from Yogyakarta to Bromo the mountain in East Java, it will not be satisfying if not going to Bali also.

Then how to go from Bromo to Bali? Going to Bali means you need to cross the island by ferry. You need to get back to Probolinggo. From Probolinggo, buy the ticket for train to Banyuwangi. After arrive in Banyuwangi you need to go to ferry port and buy ticket to cross to Gilimanuk. The cross to Gilimanuk spends 45 minutes to go. This is the easiest way of the trip from Yogyakarta to Bromo to Bali. Or if you want to make it easier, just use Yogyakarta Bromo Bali tour. When you have arrived at Gilimanuk port, find buses to take you to your hotel or destination in Bali.


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