If you are looking for a jam-packed entertainment center that greets you with a touch of intercontinental feel while still being indoors, look no further. Trans Studio Bandung provides delightful entertainment that is family friendly — even for your baby.
Being one of the biggest indoor theme park in the world,Trans Studio Bandung offers a wide range of attractions, stretching from a scenic, interactive science center about the life under the sea, to extreme rides that will push you into maximum adrenaline rush. This compact, yet extensive amusement park guarantees visitors not only fun,but also a safe experience.
Location – Trans Studio Bandung is located inside the Trans Studio Mall at the Integrated Trans Studio Bandung Complex, Jl. Gatot Subroto 289, Bandung. To find out more about Trans Studio Bandung, you can reach its official website here.
Phone Number – You can call Trans Studio Bandung at +62 22 860 12555.
- Weekday: 10.00-21.00
- Weekend: 09.00-22.00
Fees: Ticket for all ages,
- Weekday: IDR 170,000
- Weekend: IDR 270,000
How To Get There
Trans Studio Bandung is located strategically in Central Bandung, and can be easily reached from Kiaracondong Train Station in 10 minutes using a taxi, or you can opt to use the local transportation, angkot, using the angkot with the number 01 (Cicaheum-Pondok Kelapa). Taxi fares from the Kiaracondong Station to Trans Studio will vary between IDR 20,000 to IDR 35000, depends on the traffic, while the angkot will be much cheaper to use, and only will cost about IDR 3,000 to 5,000.
If you want to reach Trans Studio Bandung from the Husein Sastranegara Airport, it is recommended that you travel by a taxi because it is relatively far from the airport. The traveling time from the airport is going to take approximately 30 minutes to 1 hour, also depending on the traffic present at the time and the cost of the taxi is going to be around IDR 50,000 to IDR 100,000.
Because the Trans Studio Bandung is located inside the Integrated Trans Studio Complex, this theme park is coupled by two hotels that is placed inside the same complex, The Trans Luxury Hotel and Ibis Bandung Trans Studio.
The Trans Luxury Hotel offers you a high-end atmosphere, with room prices starting from IDR 2,750,000 to IDR 5,000,000, while the price of the extra bed is IDR 500,000++. There are some promos that you can get using certain credit cards, and you can check out the information from its official website here.
The Ibis Bandung Trans Studio provides a cheaper option, with room prices that start from IDR 800,000 to IDR 1,100,000.The official website of Ibis Bandung Trans Studio can be reached here.
If you are traveling with a budget, there is a more economical option in Bantal Guling Trans, which offers a wide selection of rooms that cost between IDR 150,000 for the smallest room to a room that can accommodate a family of 5 for IDR 510,000. This is a feasible option for those who doesn’t want to spend too much money on hotel rooms, and you can find out the info needed for this hotel here.
The surroundings of this theme-park-in-a-room really feels warm and homey because of the professionalism of the staff, while the actual temperature is always cool because it is properly air conditioned, so it is suitable for your energetic kids to run around without sweating excessively.
Because the Trans Studio Bandung is integrated directly with Trans Studio Mall, there are a lot of options for meals around the mall, from the cozy Artiste Cafe to the delightful People Kitchen, as well as the food court on the 3rd floor of the mall. There is also food kiosks and beverage stands within the theme park itself.
The Trans Studio Mall is one of the biggest malls of Bandung, so if you do want to shop, you can surely visit the mall before or after your visit to the theme park. Fashion, home living, electronics and gadgets — they have them all.
If you are looking to purchase some of the Trans Studio Bandung official souvenirs, you can get them within the theme park, as well as some signature Bandung souvenirs to go around.
Best Time To Visit
Because the ticket is valid for one-time access, it is best that you start having fun inside the park by 10.00 a.m. and stick around for as long as you can and enjoy as many attractions as possible. The peak time for the park to be flooded by visitors is going to be around noon, so if you want to avoid long queues and time wasted on the waiting line, you should be inside before 12 p.m.
Also, the theme park has some shows that begin after 12 p.m, so you can allocate your time to focus more on the rides or more on catching these fine shows.
This theme park is divided into several parts; Studio Central, Lost City, and Magic Corner. Each part represents different things to offer for the visitors present.
Studio Central is the Hollywood-themed part of the bunch, and it mixes the extreme rides of Vertigo and Giant Swing with education-induced attractions such as the Ocean World Science Center and the Trans Broadcast Museum. It is also equipped with a theater with Broadway-style shows and a 4D simulator with your favorite superheroes.
Lost City is for those who seek the adventurous experience, with some outbound-themed attractions and an Ampitheater which provides visitors with high quality shows that varies as the season goes. The shows are attractive and suited for children of all ages.
Magic Corner, like its name, is filled with the stories of the magical world that is coupled with children-friendly attractions. Their signature Dunia Lain: The Ride is one of their tried-and true good ride to check out, and their other top-notch ride is Negeri Raksasa, where excitement meets adrenaline thrill.
What To Do Next
After an exhausting but exciting day, the city of Bandung can provide you with a range of selection of places to kick back and relax. Whether you want to enjoy the evening with a calm and relaxed vibe at Dago Pakar, or to stroll around the historic Jalan Braga, Bandung will never run out of places to enjoy.
Here are some handy tips you can use before your trip to Trans Studio Bandung :
1. Check out their official website. There are various promos and card holder special privileges that is always around. You can also check for discounted room prices at their Trans Luxury Hotel if you want to experience high quality hotel rooms at a reasonable price, and you can reach its official website here.
2. Be early and pick up the park map. The stinging part of being in an amusement park is the long and tiring queue line, and one way to solve this problem is just simply being there before everyone else is. Also, with the map in your hand, you can allocate time properly to do attractions that excites you the most first.
3. If you want to check out the shows, they start at noon. Their world class showcase of excellence starts usually at noon, so that you can schedule your rides before you catch the show, or after the show is over. It is recommended that you do the rides first then check out the show, as it is usually very crowded around the time the show is finished.
4. There are some promos you should check out at their official website that offers discounted ticket prices and some privileges for certain bank customers, so it is recommended that you visit their official website first if you are looking for special prices.
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