Surabaya - Probolinggo - Banyuwangi by Bus

June, 14th 2013
Depart at Juanda International Airport at 6 am, with the hard rain in Surabaya.  Here i want to share how to travel by bus Surabaya - Probolinggo - Banyuwangi safely with no scams and surely normal price.
The basic rule must you understand " There is no direct bus from Surabaya to Banyuwangi ", what we have to do is make the travel with transit and change bus. 

Juanda Airport - Bungurasih Bus Terminal

Take a DAMRI bus in front of the arrival gate, some people offer you a cab with the same price with DAMRI bus. Believe me this bus is a good choice, a bus managed by the government, far away from scams probably did by cab driver. 
 DAMRI BUSDETAIL
- Juanda Airport to Bungurasih
- Air Conditioner
- Professional driver
- Comfortable seat
- Friendly  officers
- 25 Minutes take


IDR 20.000 / person
Bungurasih Bus Terminal  - Probolinggo Bus Terminal
Around 3 hours travel in economic bus with no air conditioner, traffic, make time run slower tahn normal. I recommend to take a bus with the AC if you travel at noon, the sun was very hot. Economic cost  IDR 14.000 / person and AC IDR 25.000 / person. If you want to continue to Cemara Lawang (Bromo), you need to change with local bus called "bison" cost started from IDR 25.000 / person.

Probolinggo Bus Terminal - Jember
Rule is a rule, there is no bus directly to Banyuwangi even some busses has written Probolingg0 - Banyuwangi on their front. What we experienced was, the bus will stop you in Jember and leave you at this station even you have paid for it until Banyuwangi. Take an economic bus with only IDR 14.000 / person and with AC IDR 23.000 / person.  Travel time need 3 hours on the road.

Jember - Banyuwangi Bus Station

This is longer time take to travel, 4 - 5 hours accordance with the traffic. Truck accident often happen when cross trough " Gumitir Area". Steep track, crowded traffic, and curves along the way go to Banyuwangi. Economic bus rate IDR 20.000 / person and with AC IDR 30.000 / person.

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