There are 6 ways to get from Jakarta to Medan by plane, train, taxi, car ferry, bus 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 Halim Perdana Kusuma to Kuala Namu  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Jakarta Halim Perdana Kusuma (HLP) to Kuala Namu (KNO) HLP - KNO

$63 - $138

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Train, taxi, car ferry, bus  •  2 days 2 h

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

$43 - $64

4 alternative options

Fly Jakarta to Kuala Namu  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Jakarta (CGK) to Kuala Namu (KNO) CGK - KNO

$54 - $129

Train to Bandung, fly to Kuala Namu  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Jakarta Gambir to Bandung
  2. Fly from Bandung (BDO) to Kuala Namu (KNO) BDO - KNO

$60 - $198

Fly Jakarta to Silangit Airport, taxi  •  7 h 35 min

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

$127 - $277

Drive, car ferry  •  31 h 43 min

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

$107 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Jakarta to Medan is to train and taxi and car ferry and bus which costs Rp600000 - Rp950000 and takes 2 days 2 h.

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The quickest way to get from Jakarta to Medan is to fly which costs Rp900000 - Rp2000000 and takes 4 h 56 min.

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The distance between Jakarta and Medan is 1418 km.

The best way to get from Jakarta to Medan without a car is to train and taxi and car ferry and bus which takes 2 days 2 h and costs Rp600000 - Rp950000.

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It takes approximately 4 h 56 min to get from Jakarta to Medan, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Jakarta Halim Perdana Kusuma Airport to Kuala Namu Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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Citilink Indonesia and Batik Air offer flights from Jakarta Halim Perdana Kusuma Airport to Kuala Namu Airport.

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There are 122+ hotels available in Medan. Prices start at $11 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Jakarta to Jakarta Halim Perdana Kusuma Airport is to bus which takes 30 min and costs Rp20001.

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Map of how to get from Jakarta to Medan.
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  • Distance: 886.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 56 min

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

Citilink Indonesia and Batik Air fly from Jakarta to Medan every 4 hours.

Airlines
Lion Mentari Airlines
Website
lionair.co.id
Flights from Jakarta to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Flights from Bandung to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $230
Flights from Bandung to Kuala Namu via Batam
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Batik Air
Website
batikair.com
Flights from Jakarta Halim Perdana Kusuma to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Flights from Jakarta to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $180
Flights from Jakarta to Silangit Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Garuda Indonesia
Website
garuda-indonesia.com
Flights from Jakarta to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $190
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
Citilink Indonesia
Website
Flights from Jakarta Halim Perdana Kusuma to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $130
Flights from Jakarta to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Flights from Bandung to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
PT. Sriwijaya Air
Website
sriwijayaair.co.id
Flights from Jakarta to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $170
Flights from Jakarta to Silangit Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $190
Indonesia AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Bandung to Kuala Namu via Singapore
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
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
Commuter Line
Website
krl.co.id
Train from Palmerah to Rangkasbitung
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
krl.co.id
Bus operators
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
indonesiaferry.co.id
Other operators
Taxi from Silangit Airport to Medan
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85

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