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There are 4 ways to get from Brunei to Balikpapan by plane, car, 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.

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Fly from Bandar Seri Begawan  •  8 h 23 min

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

$261 - $364

Cheapest option

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

$125 - $181

2 alternative options

Drive to Tanjung Selor, fly  •  2 days 17 h

  1. Drive from Batu Apoi to Tanjung Selor
  2. Fly from Tanjung Selor (TJS) to Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman (BPN) TJS - BPN

$214 - $341

Bus, ferry, car ferry  •  4 days 2 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

$139 - $171

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brunei to Balikpapan is to bus and car ferry which costs $120 - $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 - $370 and takes 8 h 23 min.

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The distance between Brunei and Balikpapan is 680 km.

The best way to get from Brunei to Balikpapan without a car is to bus and ferry and car ferry which takes 4 days 2 h and costs $130 - $180.

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It takes approximately 8 h 23 min to get from Brunei to Balikpapan, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Bandar Seri Begawan Airport to Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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

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There are 66+ hotels available in Balikpapan. Prices start at $13 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brunei to Bandar Seri Begawan Airport is to bus which takes 13 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Brunei to Balikpapan.
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  • Distance: 425 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 23 min

What companies run services between Brunei and Balikpapan, Indonesia?

Royal Brunei Airlines, Garuda Indonesia and SilkAir fly from Bandar Seri Begawan to Balikpapan 3 times a day.

Airlines
Garuda Indonesia
Website
garuda-indonesia.com
Flights from Bandar Seri Begawan to Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman via Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Bandar Seri Begawan to Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Bandar Seri Begawan to Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman via Soekarno–Hatta, Tarakan
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$510 - $550
Flights from Bandar Seri Begawan to Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman via Soekarno–Hatta, Palangkaraya
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $550
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Bandar Seri Begawan to Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Wings Air
Website
lionair.co.id
Flights from Tanjung Selor to Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $110
NAM Air
Website
sriwijayaair.co.id
Flights from Tanjung Selor to Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $70
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
$24
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 - $17
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
Phone
+6 082 531 133
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
$34
Schedules at
easybook.com
ASDP Indonesia Ferry
Phone
(021) 191
Website
indonesiaferry.co.id
Car ferry from Tarakan to Tolitoli
Ave. Duration
30 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8
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
$60 - $85
Schedules at
pelni.co.id
Car ferry from Pontianak to Surabaya
Ave. Duration
3 days 8 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$29 - $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
$45 - $70
Schedules at
pelni.co.id

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