Makassarês Hasanuddin Airport connects the city to South-East Asian countries by air. Otherwise, it is advisable to taka Jakarta as a transit route for tourists belonging to other areas.
It is advisable for Indian tourists to go to Makassar through Jakarta, by road, and to reach Jakarta by flight from any important Indian metropolitan city.
The Hasanuddin Airport connects Makassar to all important South-East Asian cities, otherwise it is quite limited in terms of connectivity.
Taxis do run on the streets of Makassar, but it is advisable to take the becak(or the bicycle cart) which is more airy and an easier way to make oneês way around the town.
It is connected to other Indonesian cities by buses, without any specific transport corporation or public transport authority.
Makassar is connected very well by waterways to different areas, the least of which is the ferry connecting it to neighbouring islands and the largest of which are ships connecting it to the rest of the world.
Makassar is subject to sweltering heat a lot of the time, so tourists may use a becak (a bicycle rickshaw) or a taxi to get around Makassar. Becaks are the most prevalent mode of transport around Makassar, and can navigate through the more difficult areas in the region.