There are 5 ways to get from Dumai to Medan by plane, bus, ferry, train or car

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Fly from Dumai  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Dumai (DUM) to Kuala Namu (KNO) DUM - KNO

$44 - $120

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Bus  •  20 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Dumai to Pekanbaru
  2. Take the bus from Pekanbaru to Medan

$13 - $14

3 alternative options

Bus to Pekanbaru, fly  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Dumai to Pekanbaru
  2. Fly from Pekanbaru (PKU) to Kuala Namu (KNO) PKU - KNO

$36 - $100

Ferry, train  •  14 h 35 min

  1. Take the ferry from Dumai to Pelabuhan Klang
  2. Take the ferry from Pelabuhan Klang to Tanjung Balai Asahan
  3. Take the train from Tanjung Balai to Medan

$63 - $71

Drive  •  14 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Dumai to Medan 532.1 miles

$45 - $70

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The distance between Dumai and Medan is 375 km. The road distance is 851.4 km.

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The best way to get from Dumai to Medan without a car is to ferry and train which takes 14 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 43 min to get from Dumai to Medan, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Dumai to Medan is to fly which takes 2 h 43 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 20 h 14 min.

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The quickest flight from Dumai Airport to Kuala Namu Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dumai to Medan is 851 km. It takes approximately 14 h 49 min to drive from Dumai to Medan.

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Wings Air offers flights from Dumai Airport to Kuala Namu Airport.

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There are 133+ hotels available in Medan. Prices start at $10 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Dumai to Dumai Airport is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Dumai to Medan.
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  • Distance: 234.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 43 min

What companies run services between Dumai, Indonesia and Medan, Indonesia?

Wings Air flies from Dumai to Medan once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dumai to Medan via Pekanbaru and Pekanbaru in around 20 h 14 min.

Airlines
Lion Mentari Airlines
Website
lionair.co.id
Flights from Pekanbaru to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $90
NAM Air
Website
sriwijayaair.co.id
Flights from Pekanbaru to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $90
Wings Air
Website
lionair.co.id
Flights from Dumai to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $110
PT. Sriwijaya Air
Website
sriwijayaair.co.id
Flights from Pekanbaru to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $110
Citilink Indonesia
Website
Flights from Pekanbaru to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $110
Train operators
Kereta API
Phone
021-121
Website
tiket.kereta-api.co.id
Train from Tanjung Balai to Medan
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $9
Website
kai.id
Book at
tiket.com
Economy
$2 - $9
Business
$5 - $9
Executive
$8 - $15
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Dumai to Pekanbaru
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Putra Pelangi
Website
putrapelangi.com
Bus from Pekanbaru to Medan
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
putrapelangi.com
Ferry operators
ferry
Ferry from Dumai to Pelabuhan Klang
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
ferry
Ferry from Pelabuhan Klang to Tanjung Balai Asahan
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24

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