We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
a historic station to check out

The building itself is very interesting to see. It was built in the colonial times and has... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Boulder, Colorado
A historical train station in Jakarta

Located in Old Town (Kota Tua) of Jakarta, The Jakarta Kota Station (or Stasiun Jakarta Kota) is... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
Read all 295 reviews
All photos (142)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent12%
  • Very good42%
  • Average41%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“train station”(29 reviews)
“old railway”(4 reviews)
Jln. Taman Stasion 1, Jakarta 14310, Indonesia
+62 21 6928515
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Jakarta
from USD 21.25
More Info
from USD 11.25
More Info
from USD 12.60
More Info
from USD 16.30
More Info
Reviews (295)
Filter reviews
92 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews train station old railway convenience store local architecture dutch architect main station historical place bohol stasiun bekasi colonialism platform indonesia landmark government weekend
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 92 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

The building itself is very interesting to see. It was built in the colonial times and has interesting architecture. I expected to see fancy trains to match the station but was a little disappointed when we boarded to find out that they looked just like...More

Thank crosswycke
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Located in Old Town (Kota Tua) of Jakarta, The Jakarta Kota Station (or Stasiun Jakarta Kota) is really worth to visit, esp. for those who are interested in learning the history of Jakarta. Built in year 1926, this station was designed by the Dutch architect...More

Thank Gilbert-Jkt
Reviewed 19 June 2018

We got our Airbnb lodge near this station and we can just walk going there. The bus comes in time and the people assisting tourists/locals are very friendly. The bus are all fully air conditioned and they are very polite. The station itself was clean...More

Thank paulamagat
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Everytime I ended my journey here, always feel like been thrown back to the old times.... Not far from Kota Station, you can go on foot to the famous Kota Tua - Old Town of Jakarta

Thank Anna_June_2011
Reviewed 28 March 2018

I always find this station packed and busy. I love the old style of the station, because it is actually from the old time where they keep the decoration style. If you are a first timer, you better ask direction to the officer there. So...More

Thank AstridA86
Reviewed 11 February 2018

Old historical station as the terminus station. In the past most of long distance trains started from this station, however this station now since 2017 only serves commuter line trains to Jakarta, Bogor, Tangerang and Bekasi area. Great old architectural building style, and you can...More

Thank santo t
Reviewed 7 February 2018

Kota is one of the older stations In Jakarta , after all it services Kota Tua ( the old town) . It is ok but like all Jakarta stations it can get very busy and you may have to wait for the second or even...More

Thank Nige B
Reviewed 1 February 2018

CC ( 18.01.27 ) I and my son visited this station on our way to Old Town. We wanted to see Indonesian big station, and visited there. There was well-managed, and many people crowded. But there was not attraction, I think.

Thank CanisHan
Reviewed 26 December 2017

This place is the Head of Railway from Jakarta. From this station you can go to Central or East Java. This building build in Dutch colonial era, very nice building and like the old station in europe. you should visit, Enjoy Jakarta

Thank RubyPaketu
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Went here for a couple of times and all I can say is if you are in a hurry, do not buy ticket from the machine nor the counter because the line is very long; use a flazz or other card instead, it’s easier and...More

Thank Griffindot
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 508 nearby hotels
Kinasih Conference, Outbound & Resort
12 reviews
1.69 km away
Apartment Margonda Residence 3
13 reviews
3.14 km away
RedDoorz Margonda Residence
2 reviews
3.53 km away
The Margo Hotel
140 reviews
3.78 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 8,895 nearby restaurants
Bubur Ayam H.Jewo
11 reviews
.00 km away
Rice Bowl Cibubur Junction
8 reviews
1.00 km away
Opah Mami Restaurant
9 reviews
1.38 km away
McDonald's Arteri Kedoya
9 reviews
.87 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 584 nearby attractions
Universitas Indonesia
91 reviews
3.01 km away
Istiqlal Mosque
2,399 reviews
5.97 km away
Dian Al-Mahri Mosque
101 reviews
3.80 km away
Cimanggis Square
7 reviews
1.53 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Kota Station staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines