Bintan Resort Ferries

Bintan Resort Ferries operates the ferry connection between Tanah Merah in Singapore and Bintan Island in the Riau Archipelago of Indonesia.

The company was brought into operation in 1994, based in the World Trade Centre which is now known as the Harbour Front of Singapore. Bintan Resort Ferries catamarans operate at cruising speeds in excess of 37 knots and feature high-tech navigation and engineering monitoring systems to ensure a smooth journey.

Operating four catamarans, each of the two newer ferries have 300 seats, 57 of which are the premium option: Emerald Class. Passengers travelling in Emerald Class can skip the queues for immigration clearance on arrival in Bintan, and let specially assigned staff take care of the process for them, significantly reducing the waiting time. Added to the fleet in 2009, these ships are named Wan Seri Beni and Wan Sendari, while the original vessels are called Aria Bupala and Indera Bupala, holding up to 262 and 286 passengers, respectively. provides an impartial ferry comparison service allowing you to view numerous ferry company timetables and fares in one quick and easy search. Compare Bintan Resort Ferries timetables and prices now with all alternative ferry operators before booking your ferry ticket.

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Bintan Resort Ferries Customer Reviews

  • "Efficient booking engine"

    Direct ferries is an easy website to navigate. It provides the necessary information. Great booking engine.

    'Edward Francis' travelled with Bintan Resort Ferries

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  • "Un pleasant "

    The air conditioner wasn’t strong enough in economy class It’s a very rough sea crossing I feel sick and weak The Staff is very nice and helpful Hold tight Thanks Alejandro

    'Alejandro' travelled with Bintan Resort Ferries

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  • "Bintan Resort Ferry"

    Excellent service, comfortable and prompt and very easy to use.

    'Nicholas' travelled with Bintan Resort Ferries

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  • "Good efficient service"

    Very good efficient service for the ferry to Bintan Island. No complaints at all, left on time, plenty of seats and for us a smooth crossing, recommended.

    'Anonymous' travelled with Bintan Resort Ferries

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