You must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 to enter Bintan.
Bintan is a short 50-minute journey from Singapore by ferry.
You can book your ferry with Bintan Resort Ferry.
Your bike must travel on the same ferry as you.
You need to book a bike slot for your bike regardless of whether you pack it in a box or wheel it on the ferry in one piece.
The transport of bikes from Singapore is smooth and convenient and has been tested for many years through the various MetaSport events organised in Bintan.
Your bike will be handled with care by the ferry operator, however, we advise you to:
If you plan to connect your flight arriving in Singapore with your ferry for Bintan we recommend you allow at least 3 hours connecting time.
You are advised to book a large taxi at the limousine counter at the arrival hall of Changi Airport to get to the Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal with your bike box. This service is available 24 hours, and costs a flat rate of SGD60. Regular taxis (at the taxi stand) are a lot cheaper, but may not be able to fit your bike box.
It is also advisable to arrange your return transfer from Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal to Changi Airport at the same limousine counter.
If you are travelling by plane, you will need to pack your bike in a bike box.
Watch this video to learn how to pack a bike box.
International passports must be valid for at least six months from the date of arrival in Bintan, Indonesia.
A Visa-On-Arrival (VOA) for Indonesia is required for some nationalities. Please ensure that you have one full page available for the Indonesian Immigration Visa.
Please check the link below for the listed countries that are eligible for Free Visa and Visa On Arrival. https://www.bintan-resorts.com/bintan-resorts-travel-requirements/#visa
Bintan is one hour behind Singapore! Take note when making travel arrangements.
Example SIN-BIN: Ferry departure time from Singapore is 8am – travel time is 50 mins – ferry arrival time in Bintan is 7.50am.
Example BIN-SIN: Ferry departure time from Bintan is 4.30pm – travel time is 50 mins – ferry arrival time in Singapore is 6:20pm.