The Bandar Bentan Telani Tanah Merah ferry route connects Bintan Island with Singapore. Currently there is just the 1 ferry company operating this ferry service, Bintan Resort Ferries. The crossing operates up to 35 times each week with sailing durations from around 1 hour.
Bandar Bentan Telani Tanah Merah sailing durations and frequency may vary from season to season so we’d advise doing a live check to get the most up to date information.
Prices shown represent the average one way price paid by our customers on this route. Prices shown are per person.
Located on the northern coast of the Indonesian island of Bintan, Bintan Resorts is a family friendly resort that has 5 independently owned beach resorts. Four of the resorts have gold courses along with a wide range of other recreational facilities. Many of the visitors to Bintan Resorts do so to spend lazy days on the beach or in the spa. For the more energetic there is gold and many different watersports to enjoy.
Bintan Island can be found in the Riau archipelago in Indonesia and is part of the Riau Islands province. Tanjung Pinang is the province's capital and is located on the island's south coast and is the island's main community.
Most travellers to Bintan Resorts arrive at Bandar Bentan Telani located at the western tip of the Bintan Resorts from Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal in Singapore. The journey takes about 45 minutes.
Located in the east of Singapore, Tanah Merah is made up of largely private residential properties, country clubs, and some light industrial parks. When land reclamation works began in the early 1970s, most of the coastal hills were levelled and dumped into the sea to create the present East Coast and the East Coast Parkway was constructed almost completely on reclaimed land. The location of Tanah Merah Kechil cliff is where Temasek Primary School now stands and it is possible to see where the hills abruptly end at the junction of Bedok South Avenue 3 and Upper East Coast Road at one end, and New Upper Changi Road at the other end.
Tanah Merah is a Malay phrase that translates into "red soil". Tanah Merah was once a hilly area with two prominent cliffs: Tanah Merah Besar, a large cliff, and Tanah Merah Kechil, a small cliff. The roads leading to the cliffs were named Tanah Merah Besar Road and Tanah Merah Kechil Road respectively. The names remain today.
The area is also home to the Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal with regular services to the Indonesian Riau Islands.