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There are 4 ways to get from Jakarta to Parapat by plane, bus, ferry, car or car ferry

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Fly to Silangit, bus  •  8h 2m

  1. Fly from Soekarno–Hatta (CGK) to Silangit (DTB) CGK - DTB
  2. Take the bus from Silangit Airport to Parapat

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Ferry, bus  •  2 days 18h

  1. Take the ferry from Port of Tanjung Priok to Belawan KM Kelud
  2. Take the bus from Amplas Station to Parapat

2 alternative options

Fly to Kuala Namu, bus  •  11h 7m

  1. Fly from Soekarno–Hatta (CGK) to Kuala Namu (KNO) CGK - KNO
  2. Take the bus from Amplas Station to Parapat

Drive, car ferry  •  26h 11m

  1. Drive from Jakarta to Merak
  2. Take the car ferry from Merak to Bakauheni Port
  3. Drive from Bakauheni Port to Parapat
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Parapat is 119 ex 9.

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The social distance requirement in Parapat is 1 metre.

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Last updated: 8 Aug 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Jakarta to Parapat is to ferry and bus which costs Rp550000 - Rp800000 and takes 2 days 18h.

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The quickest way to get from Jakarta to Parapat is to fly and bus which costs Rp1500000 - Rp3600000 and takes 8h 2m.

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The distance between Jakarta and Parapat is 1321 km.

The best way to get from Jakarta to Parapat without a car is to ferry and bus which takes 2 days 18h and costs Rp550000 - Rp800000.

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It takes approximately 8h 2m to get from Jakarta to Parapat, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Soekarno–Hatta Airport to Silangit Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 55m.

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Citilink Indonesia and Batik Air offer flights from Soekarno–Hatta Airport to Silangit Airport.

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There are eight+ hotels available in Parapat. Prices start at Rp1337500 per night.

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Map of how to get from Jakarta to Parapat.
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  • Distance: 1320.9 km
  • Duration: 8h 2m

What companies run services between Jakarta, Indonesia and Parapat, North Sumatra, Indonesia?

There is no direct connection from Jakarta to Parapat. However, you can take the bus to Toll Sedyatmo, take the bus to Jakarta Soekarno Hatta Airport, take the walk to Soekarno–Hatta airport, fly to Silangit, take the walk to Silangit Airport, then take the bus to Parapat. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Toll Sedyatmo, take the bus to Jakarta Soekarno Hatta Airport, take the walk to Soekarno–Hatta airport, fly to Kuala Namu, take the walk to Kuala Namu, take the train to Medan, take the taxi to Amplas Station, then take the bus to Parapat.

Airlines
Lion Mentari Airlines
Website
lionair.co.id
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rp1000000 - Rp2100000
Batik Air
Website
batikair.com
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Silangit
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rp1400000 - Rp4300000
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rp1200000 - Rp3400000
Super Air Jet
Website
superairjet.com
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rp1000000 - Rp2200000
Citilink Indonesia
Website
citilink.co.id
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Silangit
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rp1400000 - Rp3400000
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rp1200000 - Rp2700000
Garuda Indonesia
Website
garuda-indonesia.com
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rp1500000 - Rp5500000
Indonesia AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Soekarno–Hatta to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rp1100000 - Rp2400000
Bus operators
Damri
Phone
(021) 1500 825
Email
humas@damri.co.id
Website
damri.co.id
Bus from Silangit Airport to Parapat
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
Rp65000
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12go.asia
Local Bus Indonesia
Bus from Amplas Station to Parapat
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
Rp25000 - Rp35000
Ferry operators
Pelni
Phone
+62 21 6385 4130
Email
infopelni162@pelni.co.id
Website
facebook.com
Ferry from Port of Tanjung Priok to Belawan
Ave. Duration
2 days 11h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
Rp410000 - Rp550000
Schedules at
facebook.com
Economy Class
Rp410000 - Rp550000
Economy
Rp422001
Executive
Rp527000
2nd Class A
Rp751000
1st Class A
Rp1339001
ASDP Indonesia Ferry
Phone
(021) 191
Email
pelanggan@indonesiaferry.co.id
Website
indonesiaferry.co.id
Car ferry from Merak to Bakauheni Port
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
Rp19500
Schedules at
indonesiaferry.co.id
Book at
indonesiaferry.co.id
Passenger
Rp19500
Bicycle
Rp23501
Motorcycle
Rp50000 - Rp120000
Car (smaller than 5m)
Rp419000

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