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Transport

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Bus

To/from Dieng
Minibuses run regally from Dieng to Wonosobo (1.5 hours; 20,000 rupiah), hail the bus anywhere along Jalan Raya Dieng. For onward travel let the driver know you want to go to the terminal. They will let you off at the Kauman crossroad where you connect with a yellow angot (bemo-style minibus) that will pass the terminal (3,000 rupiah).

Travelling to Dieng from Wonosobo, follow the above in reverse and mention that your destination is Dieng.

To/from Wonosobo
Direct connections from Wonosobo terminal can be made to Jakarta, Bandung, Surabaya, and Solo on large air-con buses. Other destinations or times outside of scheduled departures will require further changes along the way. The following prices and travel times are approximate.

Bandung: 18:00; 19:00 (10 hours; 80,000 rupiah)
Jakarta: 16:00; 17:00 (12 hours, 110,000 rupiah)
Solo: 07:00 (4 hours; 60,000 rupiah)
Surabaya: 16:00 (8 hours; 150,000 rupiah)

Small non air-con (read smoking permitted) minibuses depart every 30 minutes to Magelang (2.5 hours; 25,000 rupiah) where you can change to a bus to Yogyakarta (1 hour) or to Solo (3 hours).

Alternatively similar minibuses can be found on the main road outside the terminal which depart every 30 minutes to one hour to Semarang (4.5 hours; 30,000 rupiah) and pass Bawen (2.5 hours; 25,000 rupiah) where you can change to a bus to Solo (3 hours).

For onward travel to Semarang or Solo, faster and more comfortable “travel” (shared taxi/minibus) services are available. Tickets can be reserved from one of the many agents at the Wonosobo terminal.

English speaking Agent Ita Agen Tiket T: (0852) 2624 1120; (0286) 330 3024 can book on a service that operates every two hours from 08:00–18:00 to Semarang (3 hours; 75,000 rupiah) or to Solo at 08:00 and 17:00 (6 hours; 150,000 rupiah)

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Where to next?

Where are you planning on heading to after Dieng Plateau? Here are some spots commonly visited from here, or click here to see a full destination list for Indonesia.


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