In Samarinda, the locals usually use local transportation which is called Angkot to commute. It is a mini van shared taxi that runs accordingly with its exact routes and passengers can stop the van anywhere according to its destination, and is not required to stop at a bus stop or station. Angkot in Samarinda is divided into several colors according to its route.
- Green – A: Pasar Pagi – Loa buah.
- Red – B: Samarinda Kota – Lempake.
- Blue – C: Pasar Pagi – Teluk Bayur.
These three angkots are the ones that commute around the venue where the conference will be held. The price range of one way ride starts from Rp 5,000 – Rp 15,000 ($0.36 – $1.05) according to how far the distance between where the passenger gets on the Angkot to the destination. You can take either Green, Red, or Blue to go to the conference venue based on which angkot that commutes in the area where you are staying in.
|Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)||Rp 6,500 ($ 0.47)|
|Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff)||Rp 13,000 ($ 0.94)|
|Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)||Rp 32,000 ($ 2.33)|
If you prefer riding a taxi, you can call these numbers.
- Kalung Mas : (0541) 735061
- Taksi Globalindo : (0541) 734820
- Mawar Taxi : (0541) 202914
- Sentra taksi : (0541) 9102030
There are two online transportation providers you can use in Samarinda.
You can download the apps through Google Play Store or App Store.