Directions from Medan to Palembang

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Recommended option

Fly  •  3 h 51 min

  1. KNO - PLM

$44 - $131

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  2 days 12 h

$37 - $62

1 alternative option

Drive  •  21 h 51 min

  1. 890.4 miles

$75 - $120

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

Lion Mentari Airlines, Indonesia AirAsia and two other airlines fly from Medan to Palembang 4 times a day.

Airlines
Lion Mentari Airlines
Website
lionair.co.id
Flights from Kuala Namu to Palembang
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $120
Indonesia AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Namu to Palembang
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Garuda Indonesia
Website
garuda-indonesia.com
Flights from Kuala Namu to Palembang
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Batik Air
Website
batikair.com
Flights from Kuala Namu to Palembang via Jakarta Halim Perdana Kusuma
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Train operators
Kereta API
Phone
021-121
Website
tiket.kereta-api.co.id
Train from Kotabumi to Kertapati
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Website
kai.id
Book at
tiket.com
Economy
$3 - $12
Business
$8 - $13
Executive
$11 - $19
Bus operators
Putra Pelangi
Website
putrapelangi.com
Bus from Medan to Bakauheni Port
Ave. Duration
44 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Schedules at
putrapelangi.com
Damri
Website
damri.co.id
Bus from Bakauheni Port to Kotabumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
damri.co.id

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Medan and Palembang is 989 km. The road distance is 1425 km.

The cheapest way to get from Medan to Palembang is to bus and train which costs Rp500000 - Rp900000 and takes 2 days 12 h.

The quickest way to get from Medan to Palembang is to fly which takes 3 h 51 min and costs Rp600000 - Rp1900000.

It takes approximately 3 h 51 min to get from Medan to Palembang, including transfers.