There are 5 ways to get from Jakarta to Danau Toba by plane, taxi, bus, car 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.

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Fly Jakarta to Silangit Airport, taxi  •  6 h 8 min

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

$92 - $237

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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

$106 - $306

Fly Jakarta to Ferdinand Lumban Tobing, taxi  •  8 h 25 min

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

$172 - $427

Bus, Car ferry, taxi  •  2 days 9 h

  1. Take the bus from Jakarta Gambir Station to Merak Port
  2. Take the Car ferry from Merak to Bakauheni Port
  3. Take the bus from Bakauheni Port to Medan
  4. Take a taxi from Lubuk Pakam to Danau Toba

$99 - $139

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 bus and Car ferry and taxi which costs Rp1400000 - Rp2000000 and takes 2 days 9 h.

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The quickest way to get from Jakarta to Danau Toba is to fly and taxi which costs Rp1500000 - Rp4500000 and takes 5 h 53 min.

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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 bus and Car ferry and taxi which takes 2 days 9 h and costs Rp1400000 - Rp2000000.

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It takes approximately 6 h 8 min to get from Jakarta to Danau Toba, including transfers.

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

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Batik Air, PT. Sriwijaya Air and Garuda Indonesia offer flights from Jakarta Airport to Silangit Airport Airport.

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There are 44+ hotels available in Danau Toba. Prices start at $15 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 Danau Toba.
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  • Distance: 828.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 8 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 Soekarno Hatta Airport, take the walk to Jakarta 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 Jakarta to Silangit Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Jakarta to Silangit Airport via Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Jakarta to Ferdinand Lumban Tobing
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Flights from Jakarta to Ferdinand Lumban Tobing via Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
PT. Sriwijaya Air
Website
sriwijayaair.co.id
Flights from Jakarta to Silangit Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $190
Batik Air
Website
batikair.com
Flights from Jakarta to Silangit Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Citilink Indonesia
Website
Flights from Jakarta Halim Perdana Kusuma to Silangit Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $260
Bus operators
Damri
Website
damri.co.id
Bus from Jakarta Gambir Station to Merak Port
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
damri.co.id
Putra Pelangi
Website
putrapelangi.com
Bus from Bakauheni Port to Medan
Ave. Duration
44 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
putrapelangi.com
Ferry operators
ASDP Indonesia Ferry
Website
indonesiaferry.co.id
Car ferry from Merak to Bakauheni Port
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
indonesiaferry.co.id
Adult Passenger
$1
Bike/Motorcycle
$1 - $8
Car
$26
Other operators
Taxi from Silangit Airport to Danau Toba
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45

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