The distance from London to Jakarta is just over 7,200 miles and the quickest flight time, including a stopover, is around 16 hours. Although currently there are no direct flights from London to Jakarta, it is possible to take a flight from the larger London airports, such as Heathrow or Gatwick, and change at a hub in Europe, the Middle East or Asia. Amongst others, Air France, KLM and Emirates fly to Jakarta via Paris, Amsterdam and Dubai respectively. Prices can vary considerably between the competing airlines so it is well worth using our comparison tool to find a cheap flight.You will land at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, which is 20 km away from the city. There are frequent bus and train services departing the airport, although the easiest option is to take a taxi - a journey to the city centre should take around half an hour and cost in the region of
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Countless street stalls offer a dazzling array of different snacks and fast food delicacies. 'Martabak', a sweet or savoury doughy bread, is very popular as is the famous satay sauce. The Kelapa Gading area of the city arguably offers the best selection of food to try.2 Museums
There are a number of museums in the city which give a fascinating overview of Indonesian history and culture. The most popular ones are the National Museum, near Merdeka Square, and the intriguing Kite Museum in the east of the city.3 Religious Sites
The most populous Muslim country in the world, religion plays an important role in Indonesian daily life. Istiqlal Mosque, in the centre of the city, is one of the largest mosques in Asia and was opened in 1978 to celebrate gaining independence from Holland. Situated just opposite the mosque is the city's Catholic Cathedral.4 Nightlife
Jakarta has a vibrant nightlife. Many tourists head for the nightclubs and restaurants on Jalan Sabang. Young locals prefer Jalan Sidoarjo where a popular drink is 'anggur hitam' (black wine).5 Shopping
There are a number of excellent shopping areas in the city ranging from luxury to bargain basement. Mangga Dua is a good place to find quality items at low prices and Senayan City Mall caters for more expensive tastes.