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.

Recommended option

Fly Jakarta Halim Perdana Kusuma to Kuala Namu  •  5 h 8 min

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

$65 - $140

Cheapest option

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

  1. Take the train from Tanahabang 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

$46 - $71

4 alternative options

Fly Jakarta to Kuala Namu  •  5 h 23 min

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

$56 - $131

Train to Bandung, fly to Kuala Namu  •  7 h 45 min

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

$61 - $199

Fly Jakarta to Silangit Airport, taxi  •  7 h 50 min

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

$128 - $283

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

$108 - $171

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

Citilink Indonesia and Batik Air fly from Jakarta to Medan every 3 hours.

Airlines
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 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
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
Garuda Indonesia
Website
garuda-indonesia.com
Flights from Jakarta to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 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, Tuesday, 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 Jakarta to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
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
$2 - $10
Website
kai.id
Book at
tiket.com
Economy
$2 - $10
Business
$5 - $9
Executive
$7 - $14
Commuter Line
Website
krl.co.id
Train from Tanahabang to Rangkasbitung
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 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
$21 - $40
Schedules at
putrapelangi.com
Ferry operators
Indonesia Ferry
Website
indonesiaferry.co.id
Car ferry from Merak to Bakauheni Port
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
indonesiaferry.co.id
Other operators
Taxi from Silangit Airport to Medan
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Jakarta to Medan?

The distance between Jakarta and Medan is 1418 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Jakarta to Medan?

The cheapest way to get from Jakarta to Medan is to train and taxi and car ferry and bus which costs Rp600000 - Rp1000000 and takes 2 days 2 h.

What is the fastest way to get from Jakarta to Medan?

The quickest way to get from Jakarta to Medan is to fly which takes 5 h 8 min and costs Rp850000 - Rp2000000.

How long does it take to get from Jakarta to Medan?

It takes approximately 5 h 8 min to get from Jakarta to Medan, including transfers.