Cheap tickets to Bengkulu (BKS)
Bengkulu City is the capital of Bengkulu Province located on the western coastal of Sumatera Island. The city was first occupied by the English, before Before that Bengkulu was a part of Inderapura Kingdom and Kesultanan Banten. In the 19th century the city was transfered to the Dutch. There were several ethnic kingdoms in Bengkulu such as Sungai Serut, Selebar, Pat Pethulai and Balai Buntar Kingdom.
Flying to Bengkulu Fatmawati Soekarno Airport
Want to fly to Bengkulu Fatmawati Soekarno Airport , Indonesia? Find here cheap flights tickets to this city and other relevant information.
Last update: 30 Oct 2013
Domestic Indonesia flights
- Jakarta to Bengkulu
Price start from: USD 36,00
- Medan to Bengkulu
Price start from: USD 90,00
- Yogyakarta to Bengkulu
Price start from: USD 68,00
- Batam to Bengkulu
Price start from: USD 61,00
- Surabaya to Bengkulu
Price start from: USD 79,00
- Medan to Bengkulu
Price start from: USD 102,00
- Balikpapan to Bengkulu
Price start from: USD 103,00
- Solo to Bengkulu
Price start from: USD 72,00
Airport information Bengkulu (BKS)
Bengkulu Fatmawati Soekarno Airport information
Fatmawati Soekarno Airport (BKS), formerly Padangkemiling Airport, is an airport in Bengkulu, a city in South Sumatra, Indonesia. This airport is named after Fatmawati Soekarno, the First Lady of Indonesia, wife of Soekarno, the first President of Indonesia. There are domestic flights to Jakarta by Lion Air, Sriwijaya and Mandala Airlines.
Transport to and from Bengkulu to the airport
Bengkulu's Fatmawati Soekarno airport is located 14 km south of the city. There is a taxi coupon counter at the terminal which has a set fare of Rp. 90,000 for a taxi into town. You can also walk 200m to the main road to get on a passing minibus to the city (Rp. 3,000)Read more in our Bengkulu Travel Guide
Departure tax at Bengkulu airport
When flying within Indonesia the airport tax is not included in the ticket price. Instead everyone must pay a departure tax at the airport that may vary from airport to airport. At Bengkulu the departure tax for domestic flights is Rp. 30,000. For International flight the tax is Rp. 100.000.
Make sure you have this amount in Rupiahs as the departure tax must be paid at the airport before you proceed to the departures area.
Alternative routes for Bengkulu
Bengkulu is located in South Sumatra. There are more airports in South Sumatra, you can try to search for flights to these airports as well and take a bus or train to get to your destination: