There are 4 ways to get from Balikpapan to Samarinda by bus, taxi 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.
Bus Cendana Mitra Perkasa • 3 h 10 min
$10 - $11
Bus Jahe Raya • 3 h 11 min
$5 - $6
2 alternative options
Taxi • 1 h 47 min
$30 - $40
Drive • 1 h 47 min
$6 - $10
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Balikpapan to Samarinda is to bus which costs Rp75000 - Rp90000 and takes 3 h 11 min.
The quickest way to get from Balikpapan to Samarinda is to taxi which costs Rp480000 - Rp600000 and takes 1 h 47 min.
The distance between Balikpapan and Samarinda is 93 km. The road distance is 121.7 km.
The best way to get from Balikpapan to Samarinda without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 10 min and costs Rp150000 - Rp165000.
It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to get from Balikpapan to Samarinda, including transfers.
Yes, the driving distance between Balikpapan to Samarinda is 122 km. It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to drive from Balikpapan to Samarinda.
There are 23+ hotels available in Samarinda. Prices start at $14 USD per night.
What companies run services between Balikpapan, Indonesia and Samarinda, Indonesia?
Cendana Mitra Perkasa operates a bus from Balikpapan to Samarinda 5 times a day. Tickets cost $7 and the journey takes 3 h.
- Ave. Duration
- 1 h 47 min
- Estimated price
- $30 - $40
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