Yogyakarta is located in middle of Java Island – Indonesia. The city is overshadowed in the north by the infamous Mount Merapi volcano, surrounded in the east by range of mountain called pegunungan sewu (thousand mountains) and bordered to the south by the pounding Indian Ocean. Yogyakarta region has been bestowed with a special status within Java and is popularly called Special Administrative region of Yogyakarta, making Yogyakarta the only region headed by a monarchy in Indonesia.
Getting to Yogyakarta
Adisucipto International Airport located in the north-east outskirt of Yogyakarta Special Region, near the Prambanan historic temple site. This airport serves daily domestic flights from Jakarta, Denpasar/Bali, and Surabaya operated by various airlines such as Garuda Indonesia, Lion Air, Sriwijaya Air, etc. Jakarta and Denpasar usually served as the main entrance to Indonesia. From these airports you can find a connecting flight to Yogyakarta. Also, there are two direct international flights from Changi International Airport, Singapore and LCCT KLIA, Kuala Lumpur, both operated by Air Asia.
Upon arrival at the airport, participants should contact the hotel you have booked earlier for airport pick-up service. In case that you did not book for airport pick-up service, you may take a taxi to your hotel or the conference venue (approx. IDR55,000,- and 25 minutes to the conference venue).
You can try this option if you want to try other traveling experiences and have plenty of time for your stay in Indonesia. If you take train, you should take your stop in Yogyakarta Tugu Station. Train starts its journey from Jakarta. Please refer to http://www.kereta-api.co.id/ for the train schedule.
Upon arrival at Tugu Train Station, you may take a taxi to your hotel or the conference venue.
It is important to note that we did not recommend this mode of transportation. This mode of transportation should be taken only if you had plenty of time and prepared for some uneasiness in that public transportation.