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

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Recommended option

Bus  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Balikpapan to Samarinda

$6 - $7

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Balikpapan to Samarinda 76 miles

$30 - $45

Drive  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Balikpapan to Samarinda 76 miles

$6 - $10

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

operates a bus from Balikpapan to Samarinda once daily. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 3 h.

Bus operators
bus
Bus from Balikpapan to Samarinda
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Other operators
Taxi from Balikpapan to Samarinda
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Taksi Mawar
Phone
+62 542 873145

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Balikpapan and Samarinda is 93 km. The road distance is 122 km.

The cheapest way to get from Balikpapan to Samarinda is to bus which costs Rp90000 - Rp105000 and takes 3 h 11 min.

The quickest way to get from Balikpapan to Samarinda is to taxi which takes 1 h 47 min and costs Rp480000 - Rp600000.

It takes approximately 3 h 11 min to get from Balikpapan to Samarinda, including transfers.