There are 5 ways to get from Medan to Bukittinggi by plane, taxi, bus or car

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Fly to Padang, taxi  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Kuala Namu (KNO) to Padang (PDG) KNO - PDG
  2. Take a taxi from Padang to Bukittinggi

$62 - $157

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Bus  •  21 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Medan to Dumai
  2. Take the bus from Dumai to Bukittinggi

$23

3 alternative options

Fly to Pekanbaru, taxi  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Kuala Namu (KNO) to Pekanbaru (PKU) KNO - PKU
  2. Take a taxi from Pekanbaru to Bukittinggi

$97 - $162

Bus, taxi  •  18 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Medan to Padang
  2. Take a taxi from Padang to Bukittinggi

$41 - $46

Drive  •  10 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Medan to Bukittinggi 410.3 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Medan to Bukittinggi is to bus which costs Rp332185 and takes 21 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Medan to Bukittinggi is to fly and taxi which costs Rp850000 - Rp2300000 and takes 4 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Medan to Bukittinggi. However, there are services departing from Medan and arriving at Bukittinggi via Dumai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 57 min.

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The distance between Medan and Bukittinggi is 472 km. The road distance is 656.5 km.

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The best way to get from Medan to Bukittinggi without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 18 h 57 min and costs Rp550000 - Rp700000.

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It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to get from Medan to Bukittinggi, including transfers.

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Medan to Bukittinggi bus services, operated by A.L.S, depart from Medan station.

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The quickest flight from Kuala Namu Airport to Padang Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Medan to Bukittinggi bus services, operated by , arrive at Bukittinggi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Medan to Bukittinggi is 656 km. It takes approximately 10 h 24 min to drive from Medan to Bukittinggi.

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PT. Sriwijaya Air and Lion Mentari Airlines offer flights from Kuala Namu Airport to Padang Airport.

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There are 54+ hotels available in Bukittinggi. Prices start at $12 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Medan to Bukittinggi.
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  • Distance: 295.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 11 min

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

You can take a bus from Medan to Bukittinggi via Dumai in around 21 h 57 min.

Airlines
Lion Mentari Airlines
Website
lionair.co.id
Flights from Kuala Namu to Padang
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Flights from Kuala Namu to Pekanbaru
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $65
PT. Sriwijaya Air
Website
sriwijayaair.co.id
Flights from Kuala Namu to Padang
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Flights from Kuala Namu to Pekanbaru
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $75
NAM Air
Website
sriwijayaair.co.id
Flights from Kuala Namu to Pekanbaru
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $65
Citilink Indonesia
Website
Flights from Kuala Namu to Pekanbaru
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $75
Wings Air
Website
lionair.co.id
Flights from Kuala Namu to Pekanbaru via Dumai
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Bus operators
A.L.S
Website
traveloka.com
Bus from Medan to Padang
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
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Bus from Medan to Dumai
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
traveloka.com
bus
Bus from Dumai to Bukittinggi
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13
Other operators
Taxi from Padang to Bukittinggi
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Estimated price
$25 - $30

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