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There are 4 ways to get from Medan to Batam by plane, bus or ferry

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Fly  •  3h 25m

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

$42 - $89

Cheapest option

Ferry  •  21h 43m

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

$31 - $43

2 alternative options

Bus, ferry  •  21h 40m

  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  •  22h 50m

  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 Harbour Front to Batam Centre

$68 - $83

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Medan to Batam is to ferry which costs Rp470000 - Rp700000 and takes 21h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Medan to Batam is to fly which costs Rp600000 - Rp1400000 and takes 3h 25m.

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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 21h 40m and costs Rp580000 - Rp620000.

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

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The quickest flight from Kuala Namu Airport to Hang Nadim Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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PT. Sriwijaya Air, Citilink Indonesia and Lion Mentari Airlines offer flights from Kuala Namu Airport to Hang Nadim Airport.

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There are 435+ hotels available in Batam. Prices start at $21 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Medan to Kuala Namu Airport is to train which takes 31m and costs Rp100000.

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

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

Lion Mentari Airlines, Citilink Indonesia and PT. Sriwijaya Air fly from Medan to Batam every 4 hours.

Airlines
Lion Mentari Airlines
Website
lionair.co.id
Flights from Kuala Namu to Hang Nadim
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $110
Flights from Kuala Namu to Hang Nadim via Sultan Syarif Kasim II
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $120
Citilink Indonesia
Website
Flights from Kuala Namu to Hang Nadim
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $95
PT. Sriwijaya Air
Website
sriwijayaair.co.id
Flights from Kuala Namu to Hang Nadim
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $120
Bus operators
A.L.S
Website
traveloka.com
Bus from Medan to Dumai
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
traveloka.com
707 Inc Travel
Website
707-inc.com
Bus from Estadia Hotel, Melaka to Queen Street Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
707-inc.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Batam Jet
Ferry from Dumai to Batam Sekupang
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25
Pelni
Website
pelni.co.id
Ferry from Belawan to Batu Ampar
Ave. Duration
21h 18m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
pelni.co.id
Tunas Rupat
Email
tunasrupat@hotmail.com
Website
tunasrupat.com
Ferry from Dumai to Jeti Shahbandar
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
tunasrupat.com
Batam Fast Ferries
Phone
+65 6270 2228
Email
reservations@batamfast.com
Website
batamfast.com
Ferry from Harbour Front to Batam Centre
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
batamfast.com
Horizon ferry
Website
horizonfastferry.com
Ferry from Harbour Front to Batam Centre
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
horizonfastferry.com
Majestic Fast Ferry
Website
majesticfastferry.com.sg
Ferry from Singapore Harbour Front to Batam Centre
Ave. Duration
1h
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
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
sindoferry.com.sg

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