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There are 5 ways to get from Jakarta to Balige by bus, plane, ferry, taxi, car 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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Bus, fly

  1. Take the bus from Ciputra World Jakarta to Toll Sedyatmo
  2. Fly from Soekarno–Hatta (CGK) to Silangit (DTB)

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Ferry, bus

  1. Take the ferry from Port of Tanjung Priok to Belawan
  2. Take the bus from Amplas Station to Parapat

3 alternative options

Ferry, bus, taxi via Rantau Prapat

  1. Take the ferry from Port of Tanjung Priok to Belawan
  2. Take the bus from Medan to Rantau Prapat
  3. Take a taxi from Rantau Prapat to Balige

Ferry, bus, taxi

  1. Take the ferry from Port of Tanjung Priok to Belawan
  2. Take the bus from Medan to Sibolga
  3. Take a taxi from Sibolga to Balige

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Jakarta to Merak
  2. Take the car ferry from Merak to Bakauheni Port
  3. Drive from Bakauheni Port to Balige

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Jakarta to Balige is to ferry and bus which costs Rp850000 - Rp1100000 and takes 2 days 18h.

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The quickest way to get from Jakarta to Balige is to bus and fly which costs Rp900000 - Rp2000000 and takes 5h 34m.

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The distance between Jakarta and Balige is 1284 km.

The best way to get from Jakarta to Balige without a car is to ferry and bus which takes 2 days 18h and costs Rp850000 - Rp1100000.

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It takes approximately 5h 34m to get from Jakarta to Balige, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Soekarno–Hatta Airport to Silangit Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 55m.

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Citilink Indonesia, PT. Sriwijaya Air and Batik Air offer flights from Soekarno–Hatta Airport to Silangit Airport.

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Map of how to get from Jakarta to Balige.
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  • Distance: 1284.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 34m

What companies run services between Jakarta, Indonesia and Balige, Indonesia?

There is no direct connection from Jakarta to Balige. However, you can take the bus to Toll Sedyatmo, take the bus to Jakarta Soekarno Hatta Airport, take the walk to Soekarno–Hatta airport, fly to Silangit, take the walk to Silangit Airport, then take the bus to Balige. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Jakarta to Balige via Enggano, Port of Tanjung Priok, Belawan, Amplas Station, and Parapat in around 2 days 18h.

Airlines
Batik Air
Website
batikair.com
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Silangit
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rp900000 - Rp3600000
Citilink Indonesia
Website
citilink.co.id
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Silangit
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rp1000000 - Rp4300000
PT. Sriwijaya Air
Website
sriwijayaair.co.id
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Silangit
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rp1300000 - Rp4000000
Bus operators
JA Connexion (by Perum PPD)
Phone
(+62)21 8591 2547
Email
info@perumppd.co.id
Bus from Ciputra World Jakarta to Toll Sedyatmo
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
Rp35000
Schedules at
transportation.jabodetabek.net
bus
Bus from Amplas Station to Parapat
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
Rp60000
Batang pane baru
Bus from Medan to Rantau Prapat
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
Rp95000
Schedules at
redbus.id
bus
Bus from Medan to Sibolga
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
Rp150001
Schedules at
easybook.com
Ferry operators
Pelni
Phone
+62 21 6385 4130
Email
infopelni162@pelni.co.id
Website
facebook.com
Ferry from Port of Tanjung Priok to Belawan
Ave. Duration
2 days 11h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
Rp410000 - Rp550000
Schedules at
facebook.com
Economy Class
Rp410000 - Rp550000
Economy
Rp422000
Executive
Rp527001
2nd Class A
Rp751000
1st Class A
Rp1339001
ASDP Indonesia Ferry
Phone
(021) 191
Email
pelanggan@indonesiaferry.co.id
Website
indonesiaferry.co.id
Car ferry from Merak to Bakauheni Port
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
Rp15000
Schedules at
indonesiaferry.co.id
Book at
indonesiaferry.co.id
Adult Passenger
Rp15000
Bike/Motorcycle
Rp22000 - Rp120000
Car
Rp374000
Other operators
Taxi from Rantau Prapat to Balige
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Estimated price
Rp700000 - Rp850000

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