Getting FILKOM

FILKOM located in the area of Brawijaya University campus, particularly situated in Jl. Veteran, Malang, Jawa Timur, Indonesia. Below is map of FILKOM location:

Here are some alternative transportation modes to get FILKOM:

By Taxi

Unlike many other cities in Indonesia, taxis do not drive around looking for passengers but sit in ranks waiting for phone orders. The cost varies depending on how far you stay from the conference venue calculated by each taximeter. Malang has four official taxi firms, all offering phone booking, i.e. Citra Taxi: +62 341 404040, Perdana Taxi: +62 341 488888, Mandala Taxi: +62 341 474747, Bima Taxi: +62 341 364026.

By Public Minibus

There is another local transportation mode using minibuses which is called "mikrolet" or "angkot". It is easily recognized by the color of their bodies which are dominantly blue. Each minibus has a particular destination which is labeled with its abbreviation placed in the front glass of the vehicle. In general, all journeys within the city are priced at IDR 4,000. In order to get the venue, ve have to get one which passes the Brawijaya Campus and get off at either Soekarno Hatta Gate or Veteran Gate of UB. Once we arrived at such gate, we need to walk toward the FILKOM Building.

Getting to Malang

Malang is a beautiful city located in the East Java Province. It is located 294 km from Denpasar (Bali Island), 80 km from Surabaya (the Capital City of Eas Java Province), and 674 km from Jakarta (the Capital City of Indonesia). We have various transportation modes to get Malang including plane (domestic and international flights), train (domestic), and bus (domestic).

By Plane

There are 2 alternatives to get to Malang by plane. The first option is to go directly to Malang while the second option is to enter via Surabaya, which has several direct flights from Singapore, Malaysia, as well as many other cites in Indonesia. From Surabaya, you could take train or bus.

Direct to Malang (Abdul Rachman Saleh Airport, MLG)

Abdul Rachman Saleh Airport is served by daily flights from Jakarta which are operated by Garuda, Sriwijaya, Batavia and Lion Air, as well as by daily flights from Denpasar which are operated by Lion Air. The airport is located at the east of the city, and a cheap and easy taxi ride from your hotel in Malang. Shoestringers also have the option of traveling by mikrolet (public minibus).

Via Surabaya (Juanda Airport, SUB)

Surabaya is the second busiest airport in Indonesia, with frequent daily flights to Jakarta and many other destinations within Indonesia. In addition, there are also direct international flights to Surabaya from Singapore (AirAsia, SilkAir, China Airlines), Kuala Lumpur (AirAsia), Penang (AirAsia), Bandar Seri Begawan (Royal Brunei), Bangkok (AirAsia), Hong Kong (Cathay Pacific, Garuda), Taipei (China Airlines), and possibly other locations.

Getting to Malang from Juanda Airport (Surabaya)

An important thing to note is that Surabaya airport is located at the south of the city on the road to Malang, so unless you have some particular reason to visit Surabaya, there is no reason to go into town first in order to get to Malang.

By Train

It is also possible to travel to Malang by train from various locations in Java. In addition to a variety of slow economy class trains, there is also an overnight train, the Gajayana, with business and executive class services from Jakarta to Malang, stopping at Purwokerto, Yogyakarta, Solo, Madiun, Kediri, Tulungagung and Blitar. The journey from Jakarta takes 15:30 hours, and is an excellent option for those traveling from Central Java especially.

By Bus

Frequent buses run from most cities in Java to the Arjosari Bus Terminal in Malang. Many of them go through the Bungurasih Terminal in Surabaya. Direct buses are available from Surakarta, Yogyakarta and Jakarta. There are a variety of options, ranging from local, non-air-conditioned buses which make frequent stops, to “Patas” bus, which are air-conditioned and run between the major cities only