There are 6 ways to get from Medan to Batam by plane, subway, ferry, train, bus or car ferry

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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Fly to Batam  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Kuala Namu (KNO) to Batam (BTH) KNO - BTH

$42 - $89

Cheapest option

Ferry  •  26 h 25 min

  1. Take the ferry from Belawan to Batu Ampar KM Kelud

$17 - $43

4 alternative options

Fly to Singapore Changi, subway, ferry  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Kuala Namu (KNO) to Singapore Changi (SIN) KNO - SIN
  2. Take the subway from Tanah Merah to Outram Park
  3. Take the ferry from Harbourfront Centre to Batam Centre

$63 - $148

Train, ferry, bus  •  21 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Medan to Tanjung Balai
  2. Take the ferry from Tanjung Balai Asahan to Pelabuhan Klang
  3. Take the bus from Klang Sentral to Melaka Sentral
  4. Take the bus from Melaka Sentral to Concorde Shopping Centre
  5. Take the ferry from Harbourfront Centre to Batam Centre

$68 - $89

Bus, ferry  •  21 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Medan to Dumai
  2. Take the ferry from Dumai to Batam Sekupang

$39 - $41

Bus, ferry via Estadia Hotel, Melaka  •  22 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Medan to Dumai
  2. Take the ferry from Dumai to Jeti Shahbandar
  3. Take the bus from Estadia Hotel, Melaka to Queen Street Bus Terminal
  4. Take the ferry from Harbourfront Centre to Batam Centre

$66 - $81

Questions & Answers

The distance between Medan and Batam is 654 km.

The best way to get from Medan to Batam without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 21 h 16 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to get from Medan to Batam, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kuala Namu Airport to Batam Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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NAM Air, PT. Sriwijaya Air, Citilink Indonesia and Lion Mentari Airlines offer flights from Kuala Namu 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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The best way to get from Medan to Kuala Namu Airport is to train which takes 31 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Medan to Batam.
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  • Distance: 408.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 25 min

What companies run services between Medan, Indonesia and Batam, Indonesia?

NAM Air, Lion Mentari Airlines and two other airlines fly from Medan to Batam every 3 hours.

Airlines
Lion Mentari Airlines
Website
lionair.co.id
Flights from Kuala Namu to Batam
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $110
Flights from Kuala Namu to Batam via Pekanbaru
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $120
Citilink Indonesia
Website
Flights from Kuala Namu to Batam
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $95
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Kuala Namu to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Jetstar Asia Airways
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Kuala Namu to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $230
NAM Air
Website
sriwijayaair.co.id
Flights from Kuala Namu to Batam
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $110
PT. Sriwijaya Air
Website
sriwijayaair.co.id
Flights from Kuala Namu to Batam
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $120
Indonesia AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Namu to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuala Namu to Singapore Changi via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $190
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Namu to Singapore Changi via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Train operators
SMRT
Phone
+1 800-336-8900
Website
smrt.com.sg
Subway from Tanah Merah to Outram Park
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
smrt.com.sg
Kereta API
Phone
021-121
Website
tiket.kereta-api.co.id
Train from Medan to Tanjung Balai
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $9
Website
kai.id
Book at
tiket.com
Economy
$1 - $9
Business
$4 - $8
Executive
$7 - $13
Bus operators
Transnasional
Golden Coach Express
Phone
+65 6737 6293
Website
goldencoach.com.sg
Bus from Melaka Sentral to Concorde Shopping Centre
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
goldencoach.com.sg
Book at
easybook.com
A.L.S
Website
traveloka.com
Bus from Medan to Dumai
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
traveloka.com
707 Travel Group
Website
707-inc.com
Bus from Estadia Hotel, Melaka to Queen Street Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
ferry
Ferry from Tanjung Balai Asahan to Pelabuhan Klang
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25
Batam Jet
Ferry from Dumai to Batam Sekupang
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25
Tunas Rupat
Website
tunasrupat.com
Car ferry from Dumai to Jeti Shahbandar
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
tunasrupat.com
Pelni
Website
pelni.co.id
Ferry from Belawan to Batu Ampar
Ave. Duration
26 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Schedules at
pelni.co.id
Economy
$16
Executive
$35

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