• Our partners include:

  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner
  • Airbnb
  • Expedia
  • Uber
  • Rentalcars.com

There are 8 ways to get from Jakarta to Danau Toba by plane, taxi, train, car ferry, bus, bus and ferry or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Soekarno–Hatta to Silangit Airport, taxi  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Soekarno–Hatta (CGK) to Silangit Airport (DTB) CGK - DTB
  2. Take a taxi from Silangit Airport to Danau Toba

$93 - $238

7 alternative options

Fly Jakarta Halim Perdana Kusuma to Silangit Airport, taxi  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Jakarta Halim Perdana Kusuma (HLP) to Silangit Airport (DTB) HLP - DTB
  2. Take a taxi from Silangit Airport to Danau Toba

$108 - $308

Fly Jakarta Halim Perdana Kusuma to Kuala Namu, train  •  11 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Jakarta Halim Perdana Kusuma (HLP) to Kuala Namu (KNO) HLP - KNO
  2. Take the train from Araskabu to Siantar

$118 - $216

Fly Soekarno–Hatta to Ferdinand Lumban Tobing, taxi  •  8 h 30 min

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

$168 - $423

Fly Soekarno–Hatta to Kuala Namu, train  •  11 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Soekarno–Hatta (CGK) to Kuala Namu (KNO) CGK - KNO
  2. Take the train from Araskabu to Siantar

$108 - $206

Taxi, car ferry, bus, train  •  2 days 9 h

  1. Take a taxi from Jakarta to Merak
  2. Take the car ferry from Merak to Bakauheni Port
  3. Take the bus from Bakauheni Port to Medan
  4. Take the train from Medan to Siantar

$106 - $134

Bus and ferry, taxi, bus  •  2 days 14 h

  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 a taxi from Lubuk Pakam to Danau Toba

$120 - $151

Drive, car ferry  •  30 h 14 min

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

$102 - $160

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Jakarta to Danau Toba is to taxi and car ferry and bus and train which costs Rp1600000 - Rp2100000 and takes 2 days 9 h.

More details

The quickest way to get from Jakarta to Danau Toba is to fly and taxi which costs Rp1600000 - Rp4700000 and takes 5 h 53 min.

More details

The distance between Jakarta and Danau Toba is 1326 km.

The best way to get from Jakarta to Danau Toba without a car is to taxi and car ferry and bus and train which takes 2 days 9 h and costs Rp1600000 - Rp2100000.

More details

It takes approximately 6 h 18 min to get from Jakarta to Danau Toba, including transfers.

More details

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

Search flights

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

Search flights

There are 57+ hotels available in Danau Toba. Prices start at $11 USD per night.

More details

The best way to get from Jakarta to Soekarno–Hatta Airport is to bus which takes 45 min and costs Rp40000.

More details

Map of how to get from Jakarta to Danau Toba.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 828.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 18 min

What companies run services between Jakarta, Indonesia and Danau Toba, Sumatera Utara, Indonesia?

There is no direct connection from Jakarta to Danau Toba. However, you can take the bus to Jakarta Airport, take the walk to Soekarno–Hatta airport, fly to Silangit Airport, then take the taxi to Danau Toba. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Jakarta Halim Perdana Kusuma Airport, take the walk to Jakarta Halim Perdana Kusuma airport, fly to Silangit Airport, then take the taxi to Danau Toba.

Airlines
Garuda Indonesia
Website
garuda-indonesia.com
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Silangit Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Ferdinand Lumban Tobing
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Ferdinand Lumban Tobing via Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Batik Air
Website
batikair.com
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Silangit Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from Jakarta Halim Perdana Kusuma to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $180
Lion Mentari Airlines
Website
lionair.co.id
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Citilink Indonesia
Website
Flights from Jakarta Halim Perdana Kusuma to Silangit Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $260
Flights from Jakarta Halim Perdana Kusuma to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $130
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $130
PT. Sriwijaya Air
Website
sriwijayaair.co.id
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Silangit Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $190
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $170
Train operators
Kereta API
Phone
021-121
Website
kai.id
Train from Araskabu to Siantar
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $8
Website
kai.id
Book at
tiket.com
Economy
$1 - $8
Business
$3 - $6
Executive
$4 - $11
Train from Medan to Siantar
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $8
Website
kai.id
Book at
tiket.com
Economy
$1 - $8
Business
$3 - $7
Executive
$5 - $12
Bus operators
Putra Pelangi
Email
info@putrapelangi.com
Website
putrapelangi.com
Bus from Bakauheni Port to Medan
Ave. Duration
44 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
putrapelangi.com
Damri
Website
damri.co.id
Bus and ferry from Bekasi to Bandar Lampung
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
damri.co.id
Ferry operators
ASDP Indonesia Ferry
Phone
(021) 191
Website
indonesiaferry.co.id
Car ferry from Merak to Bakauheni Port
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
indonesiaferry.co.id
Adult Passenger
$1
Bike/Motorcycle
$1 - $8
Car
$25
Other operators
Taxi from Silangit Airport to Danau Toba
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including What are the different types of Renfe trains in Spain?, Getting to Milan from the airport and 5 incredible day trips from Florence by train - to help you get the most out of your next trip.