Petra Christian University is a major private Christian university in Surabaya, Indonesia, established in 1961. It has about 9,900 students and 6 faculties. The university is located in the southern part of the city of Surabaya—the second largest city in Indonesia. The address is on Jalan Siwalankerto 131-136, Surabaya (click here for the google map).

Juanda Airport

Surabaya’s Juanda Airport (IATA: SUB) is the second busiest airport in the country after Jakarta’s Soekarno-Hatta, with very frequent flights to Jakarta and other major Indonesian destinations, as well as some direct international flights to destinations including Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Taipei, Guangzhou, Tokyo and Bandar Seri Begawan.

Upon your arrival at the airport, you can take airport taxi to Petra Christian University. You should buy the ticket first before you can jump aboard any taxi unit.

1. Go to the taxi booth to order a taxi. Usually the booth(s) are located at the airport exits.
2. Mention Petra Christian University (Universitas Kristen Petra in Indonesian), which is located on Siwalankerto street, as your drop off point.
3. After you pay the taxi-fares. you will be given a ticket/voucher.
4. Find the taxi stand at the airport area and give the officer or the driver the ticket/voucher.
5. The driver will drop you off at the location written on the ticket/voucher.

Please note that an airport charge of 150,000 IDR is levied upon passengers departing on international flights, 40,000 IDR for domestic flights.

Bungurasih (Purabaya) Bus Station,  Pasar Turi Station, Gubeng Station

You can take taxi, bus or bemo/angkot to Siwalankerto. Please contact officers of the bus / train stations to get more information.

Getting Around 

Surabaya has air-con metered taxis charging 5,500 IDR for the first kilometre and 4,000 IDR for subsequent kilometres. Reliable Bluebird taxis (031-3721234) and Orenz taxis (031-8799999) can be called in advance. Ask your hotel staff to help you if you wish to hire cars with drivers. Rates start at 600,000 IDR per day plus petrol.

Surabaya also has an extensive city bus network, with normal buses (3,000 IDR flat rate) and patas buses (4,000 IDR per journey). They can be very crowded.

Surabaya also has plenty of bemo / angkot labelled A, B and so on. The rates start at 3,000 IDR, depending on the length of the journey. You can hop in and out anywhere, not necessarily at a bus stop.

If you need more information about Surabaya, please visit the Official Website of Surabaya Tourism and Wiki Voyage (Surabaya). 


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