Borobudur is one of the biggest Buddhist temples in the world. It lies in Magelang, Central Java, 30 km from Yogyakarta (Jogja). Most of the tourists stay in Jogja as the accommodation there is more various.
Here these are the way to get Borobudur from Jogja for backpackers:
1. By Motorcycle.
This is the most adventurous mean of transportations. There are so many motorcycle-renting
sites in Jogja. Since there are so many sign directions, don’t be worry to be lost. Don’t forget to prepare your motorcycle driving license and using helmet.
2. By Car
Tourists can either rent a car including driver or drive by themselves.
3. By Public Bus
This is not a popular mean of transportation for foreigner. But Jogja does has public bus toward Borobudur. It departs from Giwangan bus station, through Jombor bus station. Of course, this is the cheapest one. It takes approximately an hours to get to Borobudur.