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There are 5 ways to get from Balikpapan to Bontang by bus, taxi, car or plane

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Bus Jahe Raya, taxi  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Balikpapan to Samarinda
  2. Take a taxi from Samarinda to Bontang

$35 - $46

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Bus Cendana Mitra Perkasa, taxi  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Balikpapan to Samarinda
  2. Take a taxi from Samarinda to Bontang

$40 - $51

Taxi  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Balikpapan to Bontang 148.9 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Balikpapan to Bontang 148.9 miles

$13 - $20

Fly, taxi  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the plane from Balikpapan Airport to Samarinda Airport
  2. Take a taxi from Samarinda Airport to Bontang

$54 - $61

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Balikpapan to Bontang is to drive which costs Rp200000 - Rp300000 and takes 3 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Balikpapan to Bontang is to fly and taxi which costs Rp800000 - Rp950000 and takes 2 h 7 min.

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The distance between Balikpapan and Bontang is 172 km. The road distance is 238.2 km.

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The best way to get from Balikpapan to Bontang without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 4 h 32 min and costs Rp500000 - Rp700000.

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It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to get from Balikpapan to Bontang, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Balikpapan to Bontang is 238 km. It takes approximately 3 h 7 min to drive from Balikpapan to Bontang.

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There are one+ hotels available in Bontang. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Balikpapan to Bontang.
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  • Distance: 107.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 32 min

What companies run services between Balikpapan, Indonesia and Bontang, Indonesia?

There is no direct connection from Balikpapan to Bontang. However, you can take the taxi to Balikpapan, take the bus to Samarinda, then take the taxi to Bontang. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Balikpapan, take the bus to Samarinda, then take the taxi to Bontang.

Bus operators
Jahe Raya
Website
web.facebook.com
Bus from Balikpapan to Samarinda
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
web.facebook.com
Cendana Mitra Perkasa
Website
cendanamitratravel.com
Bus from Balikpapan to Samarinda
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7
Book at
cendanamitratravel.com
Other operators
Susi Air
Website
susiair.com
Plane from Balikpapan Airport to Samarinda Airport
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
susiair.com
Taxi from Samarinda to Bontang
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Malibo Taxi
Phone
+62 541 7222222

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