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There are 4 ways to get from Magelang to Gunung Ijen by train, taxi, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Yogyakarta Lempuyangan Station to Kalibaru

Taxi, bus

  1. Take a taxi from Magelang to Yogyakarta Giwandan
  2. Take the bus from Yogyakarta Giwandan to Rumah Makan Koki Kita
  3. Take the bus from Surabaya to Jember

Drive

  1. Drive from Magelang to Gunung Ijen

Taxi, fly

  1. Take a taxi from Magelang to Ahmad Yani
  2. Fly from Ahmad Yani (SRG) to Banyuwangi International (BWX)
Magelang → Gunung Ijen
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COVID-19 help in Indonesia

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 119 ex 9

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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.

Last updated: 13 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Magelang to Gunung Ijen is to train which costs Rp410000 - Rp600000 and takes 13h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Magelang to Gunung Ijen is to drive which costs Rp440000 - Rp650000 and takes 6h 48m.

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The distance between Magelang and Gunung Ijen is 426 km. The road distance is 568.5 km.

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The best way to get from Magelang to Gunung Ijen without a car is to train which takes 13h 6m and costs Rp410000 - Rp600000.

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It takes approximately 13h 6m to get from Magelang to Gunung Ijen, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Ahmad Yani Airport to Banyuwangi International Airport. The quickest flight takes 17h 15m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Magelang to Gunung Ijen is 569 km. It takes approximately 6h 48m to drive from Magelang to Gunung Ijen.

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NAM Air, Batik Air and Citilink Indonesia offer flights from Ahmad Yani Airport to Banyuwangi International Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Gunung Ijen. Prices start at Rp1267500 per night.

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Map of how to get from Magelang to Gunung Ijen.
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  • Distance: 425.8 km
  • Duration: 13h 6m

What companies run services between Magelang, Indonesia and Gunung Ijen, Indonesia?

Kereta API operates a train from Yogyakarta Lempuyangan Station to Kalibaru once daily. Tickets cost Rp150000 - Rp240000 and the journey takes 12h 18m.

Airlines
Citilink Indonesia
Website
citilink.co.id
Flights from Ahmad Yani to Banyuwangi International via Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
16h 36m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rp650000 - Rp1500000
Flights from Ahmad Yani to Banyuwangi International via Syamsudin Noor, Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rp850000 - Rp2100000
Flights from Ahmad Yani to Banyuwangi International via Soekarno–Hatta, Ngurah Rai
Ave. Duration
22h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
Rp700000 - Rp1600000
Train operators
Kereta API
Phone
021-121
Website
kai.id
Train from Yogyakarta Lempuyangan Station to Kalibaru
Ave. Duration
12h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
Rp150000 - Rp240000
Website
kai.id
Economy
Rp150000 - Rp240000
Business
Rp230000 - Rp330000
Executive
Rp260000 - Rp420000
Bus operators
Sugeng Rahayu
Bus from Yogyakarta Giwandan to Rumah Makan Koki Kita
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
Rp90000 - Rp120000
Schedules at
easybook.com
Kamilah Tour & Travel
Phone
+62-31-5012311
Website
kamilah-tour-travel.business.site
Bus from Surabaya to Jember
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
Rp110000
Schedules at
easybook.com
Other operators
Taxi from Magelang to Yogyakarta Giwandan
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
Rp230000 - Rp290000

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