Pekanbaru travel guide

Pekanbaru Tourism | Pekanbaru Guide

You're Going to Love Pekanbaru

With a population of 703,956, Pekanbaru is the largest city in Riau, Indonesia by the number of inhabitants. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country.

When to visit Pekanbaru

Pekanbaru in June
Estimated hotel price
$47
1 night at 3-star hotel
Pekanbaru in June
Estimated hotel price
$47
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Pekanbaru

Plane

When flying to Pekanbaru, you’ll arrive at Pekanbaru Simpang Tiga (PKU), which is located 5 km from the city centre.

Plane

When flying to Pekanbaru, you’ll arrive at Pekanbaru Simpang Tiga (PKU), which is located 5 km from the city centre.

Airports near Pekanbaru

Airlines serving Pekanbaru

Singapore Airlines
Excellent (911 reviews)
Malaysia Airlines
Good (179 reviews)
China Airlines
Excellent (601 reviews)
Garuda Indonesia
Excellent (41 reviews)
Scoot
Good (248 reviews)
AirAsia
Good (146 reviews)
Batik Air
Good (18 reviews)
Lion Air
Good (26 reviews)
Wings Air
Good (3 reviews)
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Where to stay in popular areas of Pekanbaru

Most booked hotels in Pekanbaru

Aryaduta Pekanbaru
4 stars
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
$59+
Pangeran Pekanbaru
4 stars
Excellent (9, Excellent reviews)
$79+
Grand Central Hotel Pekanbaru
4 stars
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
$72+
The Premiere Pekanbaru
4 stars
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
$88+
Grand Jatra Hotel Pekanbaru
4 stars
Good (7.1, Good reviews)
$78+

Hiring a car in Pekanbaru

Expect to pay $1.56 per litre in Pekanbaru (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $18.68 and $24.90.

Expect to pay $1.56 per litre in Pekanbaru (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $18.68 and $24.90.