There are 10 ways to get from Malaysia to Indonesia by plane, bus, ferry, car ferry, train 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 Penang to Kuala Namu  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Penang (PEN) to Kuala Namu (KNO) PEN - KNO

$32 - $67

Cheapest option

Fly Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Namu  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Kuala Namu (KNO) KUL - KNO

$29 - $149

8 alternative options

Fly Singapore Changi to Palembang  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Singapore Changi (SIN) to Palembang (PLM) SIN - PLM

$49 - $190

Fly Kuala Lumpur to Soekarno–Hatta  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Soekarno–Hatta (CGK) KUL - CGK

$32 - $130

Fly Kuala Lumpur to Palembang  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Palembang (PLM) KUL - PLM

$32 - $105

Fly Singapore Changi to Kuala Namu  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Singapore Changi (SIN) to Kuala Namu (KNO) SIN - KNO

$54 - $124

Bus, ferry, car ferry  •  3 days 2 h

  1. Take the bus from KL Sentral to Bugis MRT Station
  2. Take the ferry from Tanah Merah to Tanjung Pinang
  3. Take the car ferry from Kijang to Tanjung Priok

$74 - $117

Bus, ferry, car ferry via Bandar Tasik Selatan  •  3 days 4 h

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Golden Mile Complex
  2. Take the ferry from Tanah Merah to Tanjung Pinang
  3. Take the car ferry from Kijang to Tanjung Priok

$79 - $122

Train, ferry, car ferry  •  3 days 7 h

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Pulau Sebang
  2. Take the train from Pulau Sebang/Tampin to Johor Bahru Sentral
  3. Take the ferry from Tanah Merah to Tanjung Pinang
  4. Take the car ferry from Kijang to Tanjung Priok

$71 - $112

Drive, car ferry  •  27 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Port Dickson
  2. Take the car ferry from Port Dickson to Dumai
  3. Drive from Dumai to Bakauheni Port
  4. Take the car ferry from Bakauheni Port to Merak
  5. Drive from Merak to Jakarta

$94 - $145

Questions & Answers

The distance between Malaysia and Indonesia is 1718 km.

It takes approximately 3 h 33 min to get from Malaysia to Indonesia, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Penang Airport to Kuala Namu Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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PT. Sriwijaya Air, AirAsia, Lion Mentari Airlines and Indonesia AirAsia offer flights from Penang Airport to Kuala Namu Airport.

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The best way to get from Malaysia to Kuala Lumpur Airport is to bus which takes 49 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Malaysia to Indonesia.
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  • Distance: 1073.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 33 min

What companies run services between Malaysia and Indonesia?

PT. Sriwijaya Air, Indonesia AirAsia and two other airlines fly from George Town to Medan every 4 hours.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $220
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kuala Namu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Garuda Indonesia
Website
garuda-indonesia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Palembang via Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,700
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Indonesia AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Penang to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $210
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $220
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Penang to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $140
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $140
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Palembang
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $100
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $120
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kuala Namu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $190
Lion Mentari Airlines
Website
lionair.co.id
Flights from Penang to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $80
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $220
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Palembang
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$26 - $180
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Palembang via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$28 - $170
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Jetstar Asia Airways
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Palembang
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Palembang via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Batik Air
Website
batikair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $160
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $230
PT. Sriwijaya Air
Website
sriwijayaair.co.id
Flights from Penang to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $85
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Palembang
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$26 - $180
Indonesia AirAsia Extra, PT
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Train operators
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from KL Sentral to Pulau Sebang
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from KL Sentral to Pulau Sebang
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$4 - $5
Gold
$5 - $6
Platinum
$6 - $8
KTM Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Pulau Sebang/Tampin to Johor Bahru Sentral
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Economy
$3 - $4
Superior
$4 - $7
Superior Night
$6 - $9
Premier
$10 - $11
Premier Night
$14 - $17
Bus operators
KKKL Travel & Tours
Email
enquiry@kkkl.com.sg
Website
kkkl.com.sg
Bus from KL Sentral to Bugis MRT Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
kkkl.com.sg
Grassland Express
Website
grasslandsg.com
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Golden Mile Complex
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
grasslandsg.com
StarMart Express
Phone
+60 5 847 5055
Website
starmartbus.com
Bus from Kuala Lumpur Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Golden Mile Tower Singapore
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
starmartbus.com
Sri Maju
Website
srimaju.com
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Golden Mile Complex
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
srimaju.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Sindo Ferry
Phone
+65 6331 4123
Email
booking@sindoferry.com.sg
Website
sindoferry.com.sg
Ferry from Tanah Merah to Tanjung Pinang
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
sindoferry.com.sg
Pelni
Website
pelni.co.id
Car ferry from Kijang to Tanjung Priok
Ave. Duration
2 days 16 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
pelni.co.id
Tunas Rupat
Website
tunasrupat.com
Car ferry from Port Dickson to Dumai
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
tunasrupat.com
ASDP Indonesia Ferry
Website
indonesiaferry.co.id
Car ferry from Bakauheni Port to Merak
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
indonesiaferry.co.id
Adult Passenger
$1
Bike/Motorcycle
$1 - $8
Car
$25

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