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There are 6 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Gunung Ijen by train, plane, bus or ferry

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Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Juanda International, train

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Juanda International (SUB)
  3. Take the train from Waru to Kalibaru

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Bus, ferry, train

  1. Take the bus from Corus Hotel Kuala Lumpur to HarbourFront
  2. Take the ferry from Harbourfront Centre to Harbour Bay
  3. Take the ferry from Batam to Surabaya - Tanjung Perak Port
  4. Take the train from Gubeng to Kalibaru

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Banyuwangi International

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Banyuwangi International (BWX)

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Malang, train

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Malang (MLG)
  3. Take the train from Lawang to Kalibaru

Fly Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Juanda International, train

  1. Fly from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Juanda International (SUB)
  2. Take the train from Waru to Kalibaru

Bus, ferry, train via Tanjung Priok

  1. Take the bus from Corus Hotel Kuala Lumpur to HarbourFront
  2. Take the ferry from SIngapore Harbour Front to Tanjung Balai Karimun
  3. Take the ferry from Tanjung Balai Karimun to Port of Tanjung Priok
  4. Take the ferry from Tanjung Priok to Surabaya
  5. Take the train from Gubeng to Kalibaru
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International entry into Indonesia from Malaysia

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Conditions of entry into Indonesia from Malaysia

  • 8-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travel insurance and medical declaration are required for foreign nationals
This applies to arrivals from Malaysia
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  • 8-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travel insurance and medical declaration are required for foreign nationals
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Indonesia

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Rules to follow in Indonesia

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Considerations leaving from Malaysia

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Indonesia from Malaysia.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Gunung Ijen is 119 ex 9.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Gunung Ijen is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Gunung Ijen is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 119 ex 9.

Yes, entry into Malaysia from Indonesia is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 22 Sep 2021
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The cost-effective way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Gunung Ijen is to bus and ferry and train, which costs RM 330 - RM 410 and takes 4 days 5h.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Gunung Ijen is to train and fly which costs RM 430 - RM 950 and takes 13h 7m.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Gunung Ijen is 1866 km.

The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Gunung Ijen without a car is to bus and ferry and train via Tanjung Priok which takes 3 days 6h and costs RM 370 - RM 500.

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It takes approximately 13h 29m to get from Kuala Lumpur to Gunung Ijen, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Juanda International Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 40m.

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Gunung Ijen is 1h behind Kuala Lumpur. It is currently 7:31 PM in Kuala Lumpur and 6:31 PM in Gunung Ijen.

Malaysia Airlines, Garuda Indonesia, Jetstar Asia Airways and Indonesia AirAsia offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Juanda International Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Gunung Ijen. Prices start at Rp1287500 per night.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport is to train which takes 30 min and costs RM 3 - RM 11.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Gunung Ijen.
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  • Distance: 1865.8 km
  • Duration: 13h 29m

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Gunung Ijen, Indonesia?

There is no direct connection from Kuala Lumpur to Gunung Ijen. However, you can take the train to Klia T1, take the walk to Kuala Lumpur airport, fly to Juanda International, take the walk to Juanda Surabaya Airport, take the bus to Surabaya Bungurasih Bus Station, take the walk to Waru, take the train to Kalibaru, then take the taxi to Gunung Ijen. Alternatively, you can take the train to Klia T1, take the walk to Kuala Lumpur airport, fly to Banyuwangi International, then take the taxi to Gunung Ijen.

Airlines
Indonesia AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Juanda International
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rp1000000 - Rp1800000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Juanda International via Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rp1100000 - Rp1900000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Juanda International via Senai
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
Rp1000000 - Rp1800000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Juanda International via Penang
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rp1200000 - Rp2100000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Juanda International via Langkawi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
8h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rp1300000 - Rp2300000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Juanda International via Penang, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rp1200000 - Rp2200000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Juanda International via Penang, Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
Rp1300000 - Rp2200000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Juanda International via Langkawi, Penang
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rp1300000 - Rp2300000
Citilink Indonesia
Website
citilink.co.id
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Banyuwangi International via Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rp1300000 - Rp2300000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Banyuwangi International via Singapore Changi, Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
10h 42m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
Rp3100000 - Rp28000000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Banyuwangi International via Juanda International, Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rp1800000 - Rp3100000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Banyuwangi International via Kuala Namu, Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rp850000 - Rp2300000
Garuda Indonesia
Website
garuda-indonesia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Juanda International
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rp2400000 - Rp7500000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Juanda International via Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rp2100000 - Rp5500000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Malang via Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
Rp2500000 - Rp8000000
PT. Sriwijaya Air
Website
sriwijayaair.co.id
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Malang via Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rp1800000 - Rp4900000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Malang via Kuala Namu, Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rp1300000 - Rp2300000
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Juanda International
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rp2400000 - Rp7500000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Juanda International via Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rp2100000 - Rp5500000
Jetstar Asia Airways
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Juanda International via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
Rp600000 - Rp4600000
Train operators
KLIA Express
Phone
+603 2267 8000
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
Rp120000 - Rp190000
Website
http://www.kliaekspres.com/
Kereta API
Phone
021-121
Website
kai.id
Train from Waru to Kalibaru
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
Rp90000 - Rp180000
Website
kai.id
Economy
Rp90000 - Rp180000
Business
Rp120000 - Rp230000
Executive
Rp160000 - Rp320000
Train from Lawang to Kalibaru
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
Rp60000 - Rp180000
Website
kai.id
Economy
Rp90000 - Rp180000
Business
Rp120000 - Rp230000
Executive
Rp160000 - Rp310000
Train from Gubeng to Kalibaru
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
Rp90000 - Rp190000
Website
kai.id
Economy
Rp90000 - Rp190000
Business
Rp120000 - Rp230000
Executive
Rp160000 - Rp320000
Bus operators
Aeroline
Phone
+603 625 888 00
Website
aeroline.com.my
Bus from Corus Hotel Kuala Lumpur to HarbourFront
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
Rp324545
Schedules at
aeroline.com.my
Ferry operators
Indo Falcon Shipping & Travel
Phone
+65-62783167
Email
hf@indofalcon.com.sg
Website
indofalcon.com.sg
Ferry from SIngapore Harbour Front to Tanjung Balai Karimun
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
Rp336982
Schedules at
facebook.com
Sindo Ferry
Phone
+65 6331 4123
Email
booking@sindoferry.com.sg
Website
sindoferry.com.sg
Ferry from Singapore Harbour Front to Tanjung Balai Karimun
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
Rp263268
Schedules at
sindoferry.com.sg
Pelni
Phone
+62 21 6385 4130
Email
infopelni162@pelni.co.id
Website
pelni.co.id
Ferry from Tanjung Balai Karimun to Port of Tanjung Priok
Ave. Duration
37h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
Rp300000 - Rp430000
Schedules at
pelni.co.id
Economy Class
Rp300000 - Rp380000
Economy
Rp342547
Executive
Rp427778
2nd Class A
Rp609604
1st Class A
Rp1086897
Ferry from Tanjung Priok to Surabaya
Ave. Duration
24h 48m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
Rp220000 - Rp290000
Schedules at
pelni.co.id
Economy Class
Rp220000 - Rp290000
Ferry from Batam to Surabaya - Tanjung Perak Port
Ave. Duration
3 days 15h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
Rp360000 - Rp470000
Schedules at
pelni.co.id
Economy Class
Rp360000 - Rp470000
Batam Fast Ferries
Phone
+65 6270 2228
Email
reservations@batamfast.com
Website
batamfast.com
Ferry from Harbourfront Centre to Harbour Bay
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
Rp263268
Schedules at
batamfast.com
Book at
batamfast.com

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