There are 6 ways to get from Jakarta to Balikpapan by plane, train, car ferry or bus

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 Jakarta  •  4 h

  1. Fly from Jakarta (CGK) to Balikpapan (BPN) CGK - BPN

$51 - $147

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Fly from Jakarta Halim Perdana Kusuma  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Jakarta Halim Perdana Kusuma (HLP) to Balikpapan (BPN) HLP - BPN

$70 - $266

Train to Bandung, fly  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Jakarta Gambir to Bandung
  2. Fly from Bandung (BDO) to Balikpapan (BPN) BDO - BPN

$57 - $186

Train, car ferry  •  44 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Gambir Central to Surabaya Pasar Turi Argo Bromo Anggrek 2 / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Surabaya - Tanjung Perak Port to Balikpapan KM Dorolonda

$60 - $108

Bus, car ferry  •  2 days 9 h

  1. Take the bus from Jakarta Rawamangun Bus Terminal to Surabaya
  2. Take the car ferry from Surabaya - Tanjung Perak Port to Balikpapan KM Dorolonda

$67 - $94

Car ferry  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Tanjung Priok to Surabaya KM Ciremai / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Surabaya - Tanjung Perak Port to Balikpapan KM Dorolonda

$81 - $117

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Jakarta to Balikpapan is to bus and car ferry which costs Rp950000 - Rp1400000 and takes 2 days 9 h.

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The quickest way to get from Jakarta to Balikpapan is to fly which costs Rp1000000 - Rp3900000 and takes 3 h 50 min.

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The distance between Jakarta and Balikpapan is 1237 km.

The best way to get from Jakarta to Balikpapan without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 44 h 14 min and costs Rp850000 - Rp1600000.

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It takes approximately 4 h to get from Jakarta to Balikpapan, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Jakarta Airport to Balikpapan Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h.

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Balikpapan is 1 h ahead of Jakarta. It is currently 12:20 PM in Jakarta and 1:20 PM in Balikpapan.

Citilink Indonesia, Batik Air, PT. Sriwijaya Air and two other airlines offer flights from Jakarta Airport to Balikpapan Airport.

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There are 61+ hotels available in Balikpapan. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Jakarta to Jakarta Airport is to bus which takes 45 min and costs Rp30000.

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Map of how to get from Jakarta to Balikpapan.
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  • Distance: 772.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h

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

PT. Sriwijaya Air, Lion Mentari Airlines and three other airlines fly from Jakarta to Balikpapan hourly.

Airlines
Lion Mentari Airlines
Website
lionair.co.id
Flights from Jakarta to Balikpapan
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $140
Flights from Jakarta to Balikpapan via Yogyakarta
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $160
Flights from Jakarta to Balikpapan via Pontianak
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $170
Flights from Jakarta to Balikpapan via Banjarmasin
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Flights from Jakarta to Balikpapan via Surabaya
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $160
Flights from Bandung to Balikpapan
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $170
Flights from Bandung to Balikpapan via Surabaya
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $190
Garuda Indonesia
Website
garuda-indonesia.com
Flights from Jakarta to Balikpapan
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Batik Air
Website
batikair.com
Flights from Jakarta to Balikpapan
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $220
Flights from Jakarta Halim Perdana Kusuma to Balikpapan
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $260
PT. Sriwijaya Air
Website
sriwijayaair.co.id
Flights from Jakarta to Balikpapan
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Flights from Jakarta to Balikpapan via Surabaya
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $170
Citilink Indonesia
Website
Flights from Jakarta to Balikpapan
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $170
Flights from Jakarta Halim Perdana Kusuma to Balikpapan via Surabaya
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Train operators
Kereta API
Phone
021-121
Website
tiket.kereta-api.co.id
Train from Jakarta Gambir to Bandung
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $9
Website
kai.id
Book at
tiket.com
Economy
$1 - $9
Business
$4 - $9
Executive
$7 - $14
Train from Gambir Central to Surabaya Pasar Turi
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $35
Website
kai.id
Book at
tiket.com
Economy
$6 - $20
Business
$19 - $25
Executive
$25 - $35
Bus operators
Kramat Djati
Website
kramatdjati.co.id
Bus from Jakarta Rawamangun Bus Terminal to Surabaya
Ave. Duration
22 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
kramatdjati.co.id
Book at
easybook.com
Ferry operators
Pelni
Website
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
Car ferry from Tanjung Priok to Surabaya
Ave. Duration
21 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
pelni.co.id

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