There are 3 ways to get from Balikpapan to Bontang by bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Bus, taxi  •  4 h 32 min

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

$36 - $47

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Balikpapan to Bontang 148.9 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Balikpapan to Bontang 148.9 miles

$13 - $20

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Balikpapan to Bontang is to drive which costs Rp190000 - Rp280000 and takes 3 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Balikpapan to Bontang is to taxi which costs Rp950000 - Rp1200000 and takes 3 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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It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to get from Balikpapan to Bontang, including transfers.

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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 Bontang.

Bus operators
bus
Bus from Balikpapan to Samarinda
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Other operators
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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