Cheap flights 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? Here you can search for cheap flights for all major Asian low-cost airlines to Bengkulu (BKS).
Last update: 30 Oct 2013
Domestic Indonesia flights
- Jakarta to Bengkulu
Price start from: USD 34,00
- Surabaya to Bengkulu
Price start from: USD 70,00
- Yogyakarta to Bengkulu
Price start from: USD 69,00
- Solo to Bengkulu
Price start from: USD 67,00
- Medan to Bengkulu
Price start from: USD 93,00
- Batam to Bengkulu
Price start from: USD 59,00
- Semarang to Bengkulu
Price start from: USD 65,00
- Palu to Bengkulu
Price start from: USD 149,00
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 Fatmawati Soekarno
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 Guides
Departure tax at Bengkulu airport
At Bengkulu the departure tax for domestic flights is Rp. 30,000. 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 Bengkulu: