Banda Aceh travel guide

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You're Going to Love Banda Aceh

With a population of 250.757, Banda Aceh is the largest city in Aceh, Indonesia by the number of inhabitants.

When to visit Banda Aceh

Banda Aceh in December
Estimated hotel price
$16
1 night at 3-star hotel
Banda Aceh in December
Estimated hotel price
$16
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Banda Aceh in June, when the average temperature is 28 °C, and the highest can go up to 31 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 23 °C, with an average temperature of 26 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in December, when precipitation is around 200 mm. In contrast, June is usually the driest month of the year in Banda Aceh, with an average rainfall of 80 mm.

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How to Get to Banda Aceh

Plane

When flying to Banda Aceh, you’ll arrive at Banda Aceh Blang Bintang (BTJ), which is located 12 km from the city centre.

Plane

When flying to Banda Aceh, you’ll arrive at Banda Aceh Blang Bintang (BTJ), which is located 12 km from the city centre.

Airports near Banda Aceh

Airlines serving Banda Aceh

Malaysia Airlines
Good (188 reviews)
Garuda Indonesia
Excellent (47 reviews)
AirAsia
Good (155 reviews)
Batik Air
Good (19 reviews)
Firefly
Good (22 reviews)
Citilink
Okay (2 reviews)
Lion Air
Good (24 reviews)

Where to stay in popular areas of Banda Aceh

Hiring a car in Banda Aceh

Expect to pay $1.46 per litre in Banda Aceh (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $17.50 and $23.33.

Expect to pay $1.46 per litre in Banda Aceh (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $17.50 and $23.33.