Surabaya in a brief:

Tourism Information in Surabaya :
1. http://www.eastjava.com/tourism/surabaya
2. http://www.sparklingsurabaya.info




For conference participants who use the hotels below, our committee will provide free round-trip facility to the conference venue at the Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember Surabaya. Please contact at citiesconference@gmail.com for further detail.

ITS – Bougenville Guest House
Address : ITS
Phone : +6231-5915974
Travel Time
– 20 minutes by Taxi to Conference Venue (8.2 Km)
– 7 minutes by Walk to Workshop Venue
Price : IDR 150,000 – IDR 170,000

Gardena HomeStay
Address: JL. Raya Kertajaya Indah Blok P – 113, Jawa Timur 60117
Phone:(+6231) 5921653
Travel Time
– 19 minutes by Taxi to Conference Venue (7.9 Km)
– 5 minutes by Walk to Workshop Venue
Price : IDR 280,000 – IDR 360,000

Everbright Hotel
Address: Jl. Manyar Kertoarjo No.44, Kota SBY, Jawa Timur 60116
Phone:(+6231) 5967400
Travel Time
– 11 minutes by Taxi to Conference Venue (5 km)
– 9 minutes by Taxi to Workshop Venue ( 3.8 km)
Price : IDR 450,000

Swiss-Bellin Hotel
Address: Jalan Manyar Kertoarjo No. 100, Jawa Timur 60231
Phone:(+6231) 5946868
Travel Time
– 12 minutes by Taxi to Conference Venue (51 Km)
– 8 minutes by Taxi to Workshop Venue (3 Km)
Price : IDR 550,000


Taxi Start / 1st Km (Normal Tariff) IDR 7,000
Taxi Rate (Normal Tariff) IDR 4,000/km
Taxi Waiting (Normal Tariff) IDR 45,000/hour

Blue bird +6231-3721234
available english driver by request

O-renz +6231-8799999
available english driver by request

Silver +6231-5600055
available english driver by request

Taxi form Airport
Surabaya International Airport airport (Juanda International Airport) is around 21 km away from ITS Campus; and Juanda Airport taxi are available (approx. IDR 120,000); it takes approx. 35-45 minutes. Transportation Map from Airport to CITIES venue can be seen in Google Map (Link).

Taxi from Railway Station
Surabaya Railway Station (Gubeng Railway Station) is around 7-km from the campus and taxi service (IDR 35,000) is available to reach the campus (approx. 10-15 minutes). Transportation Map from Gubeng Station to CITIES venue can be seen in Google Map (Link).



In accordance with the Regulation of Ministry of Law and Human Rights of the Republic of Indonesia No. M. HH-01.GR-01.06 year dated 12 January 2010 , citizens from 62 countries and 1 region are eligible for applying a Visa on Arrival (VOA). This visa can be obtained directly when you arrive at certain airports and seaports in Indonesia, regardless of the purpose of your visit (Business, Tourist, Social-Cultural). Visa on Arrival is neither a work visa nor a visit visa. Therefore, it cannot be extended or converted into another immigration permit. The maximum stay permitted is thirty (30) days and could be extended (one time) for a maximum thirty (30) days The general requirements for visa on arrival are: The applicant’s passport must be valid for at least 6 (six) months from the date of entry. Round-trip airplane ticket. Fees: – Up to 7 (seven) days: US$ 15 – Up to 30 (thirty) days: US$ 35. Some countries (e.g : Japan and Korea) may apply Visa on Arrival.
For more detail information please visit :


Based on Presidential Regulation of the Republic of Indonesia No. 16/ 2008 on the Second Changing of Presidential Decision No. 18/ 2003, there are 12 countries which accepted by Free Visa for Short Visit (BVKS):

  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Chile
  • Hong Kong SAR (Special Administration Region)
  • Macao SAR
  • Malaysia
  • Morocco
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • Thailand
  • Vietnam
  • Equator

For more information on the visa, we suggest you to visit the nearest Indonesian embassy in your country.