There are 3 ways to get from Malacca to Batam by bus, ferry, car ferry or plane

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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Bus, ferry  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Swiss-Garden Hotel & Residences Malacca to Queen Street Bus Terminal
  2. Take the ferry from Harbourfront Centre to Batam Centre

$31 - $45

2 alternative options

Ferry to Dumai, fly to Batam  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the ferry from Jeti Shahbandar to Dumai
  2. Fly from Dumai (DUM) to Batam (BTH) DUM - BTH

$66 - $145

Bus to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Singapore Changi, ferry  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Melaka to Klia
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Singapore Changi (SIN) KUL - SIN
  3. Take the ferry from Harbourfront Centre to Batam Centre

$41 - $177

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The distance between Malacca and Batam is 230 km.

The best way to get from Malacca to Batam without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 5 h 33 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 33 min to get from Malacca to Batam, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Dumai Airport to Batam Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Batam is 1 h behind Malacca. It is currently 1:40 PM in Malacca and 12:40 PM in Batam.

Wings Air offers flights from Dumai Airport to Batam Airport.

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There are 388+ hotels available in Batam. Prices start at $20 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Malacca to Batam.
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  • Distance: 143.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 33 min

What companies run services between Malacca, Malaysia and Batam, Indonesia?

There is no direct connection from Malacca to Batam. However, you can take the bus to Queen Street Bus Terminal, take the walk to Jalan Besar, take the subway to Chinatown, take the subway to Harbour Front, take the walk to Harbourfront Centre, take the ferry to Batam Centre, then take the taxi to Batam. Alternatively, you can take the ferry to Dumai, take the taxi to Dumai airport, fly to Batam, then take the taxi to Batam.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $650
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $600
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $600
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $180
Jetstar Asia Airways
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $190
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $210
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,500
Wings Air
Website
lionair.co.id
Flights from Dumai to Batam
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $110
Air Mauritius
Website
airmauritius.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Uzbekistan
Website
uzairways.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Bus operators
707 Travel Group
Website
707-inc.com
Bus from Swiss-Garden Hotel & Residences Malacca to Queen Street Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
707-inc.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Batam Fast Ferries
Website
batamfast.com
Ferry from Harbourfront Centre to Batam Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
batamfast.com
Horizon ferry
Website
horizonfastferry.com
Ferry from Harbour Front to Batam Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
horizonfastferry.com
Majestic Fast Ferry
Website
majesticfastferry.com.sg
Ferry from Harbour Front to Batam Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
majesticfastferry.com.sg
Sindo Ferry
Phone
+65 6331 4123
Email
booking@sindoferry.com.sg
Website
sindoferry.com.sg
Ferry from Singapore Harbour Front to Batam Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
sindoferry.com.sg
Tunas Rupat
Website
tunasrupat.com
Car ferry from Jeti Shahbandar to Dumai
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
tunasrupat.com

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