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How to get to and from Pulau Weh

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Ferries from the Pulau Weh ferry port depart for Banda Aceh as follows:

Fast ferry: 08:00 and 14:30 daily, costing between 65,000 and 100,000 rupiah depending on class.
Slow ferry: 08:00 and 14:00 (on Tuesdays and Thursday at 08:00 only), costing between 24,500 and 58,250 depending on class.

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Getting around

Transport to and from the ferry port is either by share taxi or becak, although if you're interested in renting a motorbike for the length of your stay, it's possible to do so here. Prices of becaks and share taxis are similar, although becaks will lower their prices on negotiation.

Sumur Tiga: 30,000 rupiah
Gapang: 50,000 rupiah
Iboih: 50,000 rupiah

Motorbike rental prices are more or less fixed all around the island at 100,000 rupiah per day. If you're renting a motorbike that is anything but almost new, a heavy discount should be expected. It is possible to rent a motorbike for the entire duration of your stay on Pulau Weh by picking up a motorbike at the ferry port.

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Where to next?

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

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