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There are 5 ways to get from Balikpapan to Brunei by plane, car ferry, ferry, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Bandar Seri Begawan  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman (BPN) to Bandar Seri Begawan (BWN) BPN - BWN

$255 - $366

Cheapest option

Fly to Miri  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman (BPN) to Miri (MYY) BPN - MYY

$60 - $226

3 alternative options

Car ferry, ferry, bus  •  4 days 2 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Balikpapan to Tolitoli
  2. Take the car ferry from Tolitoli to Tarakan
  3. Take the ferry from Tarakan to Tawau
  4. Take the bus from Tawau to Kota Kinabalu
  5. Take the bus from Kota Kinabalu to Bandar Seri Begawan

$142 - $171

Car ferry, bus  •  5 days 23 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Balikpapan to Surabaya - Tanjung Perak Port
  2. Take the car ferry from Surabaya to Pontianak
  3. Take the bus from Pontianak to Kuching
  4. Take the bus from Kuching to Miri
  5. Take the bus from Pujut Bus Terminal, Miri to Bandar Seri Begawan

$129 - $177

Drive  •  39 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Balikpapan to Bandar Seri Begawan 1679 miles

$150 - $220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Balikpapan to Brunei is to fly which costs Rp900000 - Rp3500000 and takes 8 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Balikpapan to Brunei is to fly which costs Rp3800000 - Rp6000000 and takes 6 h 23 min.

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The distance between Balikpapan and Brunei is 680 km. The road distance is 2686.4 km.

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The best way to get from Balikpapan to Brunei without a car is to car ferry and ferry and bus which takes 4 days 2 h and costs Rp2100000 - Rp2600000.

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It takes approximately 6 h 23 min to get from Balikpapan to Brunei, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman Airport to Bandar Seri Begawan Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Balikpapan to Brunei is 2686 km. It takes approximately 39 h 6 min to drive from Balikpapan to Brunei.

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SilkAir, Lion Mentari Airlines, Garuda Indonesia and Royal Brunei Airlines offer flights from Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman Airport to Bandar Seri Begawan Airport.

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The best way to get from Balikpapan to Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman Airport is to taxi which takes 19 min and costs Rp75000 - Rp90000.

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Map of how to get from Balikpapan to Brunei.
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  • Distance: 425 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 23 min

What companies run services between Balikpapan, Indonesia and Brunei?

Garuda Indonesia, Royal Brunei Airlines and three other airlines fly from Balikpapan to Bandar Seri Begawan every 4 hours.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman to Miri via Soekarno–Hatta, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $430
Flights from Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman to Miri via Singapore Changi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman to Miri via Soekarno–Hatta, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $220
Flights from Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman to Miri via Ahmad Yani, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $230
Flights from Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman to Miri via Adisutjipto, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Garuda Indonesia
Website
garuda-indonesia.com
Flights from Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman to Bandar Seri Begawan via Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $340
Flights from Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman to Bandar Seri Begawan via Palangkaraya, Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $340
Flights from Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman to Miri via Soekarno–Hatta, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman to Miri via Soekarno–Hatta, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
9 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman to Miri via Juanda International, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman to Miri via Ngurah Rai, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Royal Brunei Airlines
Website
flyroyalbrunei.com
Flights from Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman to Bandar Seri Begawan via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman to Bandar Seri Begawan via Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $340
Flights from Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman to Bandar Seri Begawan via Soekarno–Hatta, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $400
Bus operators
Bintang Jaya Express
Website
bintangjayaexpress.com
Bus from Tawau to Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
bintangjayaexpress.com
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Sipitang Express
Website
sipitangexpress.com.my
Bus from Kota Kinabalu to Bandar Seri Begawan
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
sipitangexpress.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Salam Bumimas Express
Phone
+6 082 531 133
Website
salambumimas.com
Bus from Pontianak to Kuching
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
salambumimas.com
Bus from Kuching to Miri
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
salambumimas.com
PHLS Express
Website
phls38.com
Bus from Pujut Bus Terminal, Miri to Bandar Seri Begawan
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
phls38.com
Book at
easybook.com
Ferry operators
Pelni
Website
pelni.co.id
Car ferry from Balikpapan to Tolitoli
Ave. Duration
43 h 42 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
pelni.co.id
Car ferry from Balikpapan to Surabaya - Tanjung Perak Port
Ave. Duration
34 h 3 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
pelni.co.id
Car ferry from Surabaya to Pontianak
Ave. Duration
3 days 8 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$29 - $60
Schedules at
pelni.co.id
ASDP Indonesia Ferry
Phone
(021) 191
Website
indonesiaferry.co.id
Car ferry from Tolitoli to Tarakan
Ave. Duration
30 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
indonesiaferry.co.id
Indomaya Express
Ferry from Tarakan to Tawau
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
easybook.com

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