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There are 4 ways to get from Balikpapan to Sulawesi by plane, taxi or car ferry

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 Palu, taxi  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman (BPN) to Palu (PLW) BPN - PLW
  2. Take a taxi from Palu to Poso

$160 - $326

Cheapest option

Fly to Poso  •  12 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman (BPN) to Poso (PSJ) BPN - PSJ

$43 - $141

2 alternative options

Fly to Palopo Lagaligo, taxi  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman (BPN) to Palopo Lagaligo (LLO) BPN - LLO
  2. Take a taxi from Palopo Lagaligo to Pendolo

$155 - $276

Car ferry, taxi  •  13 h 48 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Balikpapan to Pantoloan KM Dorolonda
  2. Take a taxi from Pantoloan to Poso

$115 - $141

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Balikpapan to Sulawesi is to fly which costs Rp650000 - Rp2200000 and takes 12 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Balikpapan to Sulawesi is to fly and taxi which costs Rp2400000 - Rp5000000 and takes 4 h 31 min.

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The distance between Balikpapan and Sulawesi is 471 km.

The best way to get from Balikpapan to Sulawesi without a car is to car ferry and taxi which takes 13 h 48 min and costs Rp1700000 - Rp2200000.

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It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to get from Balikpapan to Sulawesi, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman Airport to Palu Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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PT. Sriwijaya Air and Lion Mentari Airlines offer flights from Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman Airport to Palu 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 Sulawesi.
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  • Distance: 294.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 31 min

What companies run services between Balikpapan, Indonesia and Sulawesi, Sulawesi Tengah, Indonesia?

Wings Air, Lion Mentari Airlines and three other airlines fly from Balikpapan to Poso every 2 hours.

Airlines
Wings Air
Website
lionair.co.id
Flights from Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman to Poso via Palangkaraya, Sultan Hasanuddin
Ave. Duration
18 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Flights from Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman to Poso via Sultan Hasanuddin
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Flights from Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman to Poso via Juanda International, Sultan Hasanuddin
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Flights from Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman to Poso via Soekarno–Hatta, Sultan Hasanuddin
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman to Poso via Supadio, Sultan Hasanuddin
Ave. Duration
17 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Flights from Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman to Poso via Jakarta Halim Perdana Kusuma, Sultan Hasanuddin
Ave. Duration
19 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman to Palopo Lagaligo via Mamuju, Sultan Hasanuddin
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $190
Flights from Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman to Palopo Lagaligo via Sultan Hasanuddin
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $110
PT. Sriwijaya Air
Website
sriwijayaair.co.id
Flights from Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman to Palu
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Lion Mentari Airlines
Website
lionair.co.id
Flights from Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman to Palu
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Ferry operators
Pelni
Website
pelni.co.id
Car ferry from Balikpapan to Pantoloan
Ave. Duration
10 h 44 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
pelni.co.id
Other operators
Taxi from Palu to Poso
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Mustika Taksi
Phone
+62 451 427277

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