There are 4 ways to get from Brunei to Balikpapan by plane, bus, ferry 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 from Bandar Seri Begawan  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Bandar Seri Begawan (BWN) to Balikpapan (BPN) BWN - BPN

$264 - $377

Cheapest option

Fly from Miri  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Miri (MYY) to Balikpapan (BPN) MYY - BPN

$95 - $352

2 alternative options

Bus, ferry, car ferry  •  4 days 23 h

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

$140 - $173

Bus, car ferry  •  5 days 23 h

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

$131 - $181

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brunei to Balikpapan is to bus and car ferry which costs $130 - $190 and takes 5 days 23 h.

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The quickest way to get from Brunei to Balikpapan is to fly which costs $260 - $380 and takes 6 h 18 min.

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The distance between Brunei and Balikpapan is 680 km.

It takes approximately 6 h 18 min to get from Brunei to Balikpapan, including transfers.

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SilkAir, Royal Brunei Airlines and Garuda Indonesia offer flights from Bandar Seri Begawan Airport to Balikpapan Airport.

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Map of how to get from Brunei to Balikpapan.
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  • Distance: 425 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 18 min

What companies run services between Brunei and Balikpapan, Indonesia?

Royal Brunei Airlines, Garuda Indonesia and SilkAir fly from Bandar Seri Begawan to Balikpapan 4 times a day.

Airlines
Garuda Indonesia
Website
garuda-indonesia.com
Flights from Bandar Seri Begawan to Balikpapan via Jakarta
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Bandar Seri Begawan to Balikpapan via Jakarta, Tarakan
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$510 - $550
Flights from Bandar Seri Begawan to Balikpapan via Singapore
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Bandar Seri Begawan to Balikpapan via Jakarta, Palangkaraya
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Bandar Seri Begawan to Balikpapan via Jakarta, Banjarmasin
Ave. Duration
12 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Miri to Balikpapan via Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Miri to Balikpapan via Singapore
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Miri to Balikpapan via Kuching, Singapore
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Miri to Balikpapan via Kuala Lumpur, Singapore
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Bandar Seri Begawan to Balikpapan via Singapore
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Miri to Balikpapan via Singapore
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Miri to Balikpapan via Kuching, Singapore
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Miri to Balikpapan via Kuala Lumpur, Singapore
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Lion Mentari Airlines
Website
lionair.co.id
Flights from Miri to Balikpapan via Kuala Lumpur, Yogyakarta
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Miri to Balikpapan via Kuala Lumpur, Surabaya
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Citilink Indonesia
Website
Flights from Miri to Balikpapan via Kuala Lumpur, Denpasar
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Bus operators
Sipitang Express
Website
sipitangexpress.com.my
Bus from Bandar Seri Begawan to Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
sipitangexpress.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Bintang Jaya Express
Website
bintangjayaexpress.com
Bus from Kota Kinabalu to Tawau
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Schedules at
bintangjayaexpress.com
Book at
easybook.com
PHLS Express
Website
phls38.com
Bus from Bandar Seri Begawan to Pujut Bus Terminal, Miri
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
phls38.com
Book at
easybook.com
Salam Bumimas Express
Website
salambumimas.com
Bus from Miri to Kuching
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
salambumimas.com
Bus from Kuching to Pontianak
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
salambumimas.com
Ferry operators
Indomaya Express
Ferry from Tawau to Tarakan
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
easybook.com
Indonesia Ferry
Website
indonesiaferry.co.id
Car ferry from Tarakan to Tolitoli
Ave. Duration
2 days 3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
indonesiaferry.co.id
Pelni
Website
pelni.co.id
Car ferry from Tolitoli to Balikpapan
Ave. Duration
43 h 42 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
pelni.co.id
Car ferry from Pontianak to Surabaya
Ave. Duration
3 days 8 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
pelni.co.id
Car ferry from Surabaya - Tanjung Perak Port to Balikpapan
Ave. Duration
34 h 2 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
pelni.co.id

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