There are 6 ways to get from Jakarta to Balige by plane, taxi, ferry, bus, bus and ferry, car or car ferry

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Fly Soekarno–Hatta to Silangit Airport  •  4h 15m

  1. Fly from Soekarno–Hatta (CGK) to Silangit Airport (DTB) CGK - DTB

Rp820000 - Rp1235000

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Fly Jakarta Halim Perdana Kusuma to Silangit Airport  •  4h

  1. Fly from Jakarta Halim Perdana Kusuma (HLP) to Silangit Airport (DTB) HLP - DTB

Rp1705000 - Rp2220000

Fly Soekarno–Hatta to Ferdinand Lumban Tobing, taxi  •  6h 16m

  1. Fly from Soekarno–Hatta (CGK) to Ferdinand Lumban Tobing (FLZ) CGK - FLZ
  2. Take a taxi from Ferdinand Lumban Tobing to Balige

Rp1340000 - Rp3590000

Ferry, bus  •  2 days 14h

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

Rp883501 - Rp1643501

Bus and ferry, taxi, bus  •  2 days 15h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Bekasi to Bandar Lampung
  2. Take a taxi from Bandar Lampung to Bakauheni Port
  3. Take the bus from Bakauheni Port to Medan
  4. Take the bus from Amplas Station to Parapat

Rp1234002 - Rp1388002

Drive, car ferry  •  27h 24m

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

Rp1404121 - Rp2043730

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Jakarta to Balige is to fly which costs Rp800000 - Rp1300000 and takes 4h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Jakarta to Balige is to fly which costs Rp1700000 - Rp2300000 and takes 4h.

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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 14h and costs Rp850000 - Rp1700000.

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It takes approximately 4h 15m to get from Jakarta to Balige, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Soekarno–Hatta Airport to Silangit Airport Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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Citilink Indonesia, Garuda Indonesia, Batik Air and two other airlines offer flights from Soekarno–Hatta Airport to Silangit Airport Airport.

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There are eight+ hotels available in Balige. Prices start at Rp1262500 per night.

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The best way to get from Jakarta to Soekarno–Hatta Airport is to bus which takes 50 min and costs Rp40000.

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Map of how to get from Jakarta to Balige.
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  • Distance: 1284.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 15m

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

Citilink Indonesia, Garuda Indonesia and three other airlines fly from Jakarta to Balige 5 times a day.

Airlines
Citilink Indonesia
Website
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Silangit Airport
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rp650000 - Rp2300000
Flights from Jakarta Halim Perdana Kusuma to Silangit Airport
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rp1600000 - Rp2100000
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Ferdinand Lumban Tobing via Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rp700000 - Rp2800000
Garuda Indonesia
Website
garuda-indonesia.com
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Silangit Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rp2200000 - Rp4700000
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Ferdinand Lumban Tobing
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rp2200000 - Rp4500000
PT. Sriwijaya Air
Website
sriwijayaair.co.id
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Silangit Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rp900000 - Rp2600000
Batik Air
Website
batikair.com
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Silangit Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rp1000000 - Rp2300000
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Silangit Airport via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rp697528
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Amplas Station to Parapat
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
Rp60001
Damri
Phone
(021) 1500 825
Email
humas@damri.co.id
Website
damri.co.id
Bus and ferry from Bekasi to Bandar Lampung
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
Rp175000
Schedules at
damri.co.id
Putra Pelangi
Phone
(061)8456325 - 8453256
Email
info@putrapelangi.com
Website
putrapelangi.com
Bus from Bakauheni Port to Medan
Ave. Duration
44h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
Rp300001
Schedules at
putrapelangi.com
Ferry operators
Pelni
Phone
+62 21 6385 4130
Email
infopelni162@pelni.co.id
Website
pelni.co.id
Ferry from Port of Tanjung Priok to Belawan
Ave. Duration
2 days 7h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
Rp420000 - Rp1100000
Schedules at
pelni.co.id
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
Rp15001
Schedules at
indonesiaferry.co.id
Adult Passenger
Rp15001
Bike/Motorcycle
Rp22000 - Rp120000
Car
Rp374000
Other operators
Taxi from Ferdinand Lumban Tobing to Balige
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Estimated price
Rp600000 - Rp750000

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