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There are 3 ways to get from Medan to Pematangsiantar by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Medan to Siantar Siantar Express U58

$1 - $8

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take a taxi from Medan to Pematangsiantar 81 miles

$30 - $45

Drive  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Medan to Pematangsiantar 81 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Medan to Pematangsiantar is to train which costs Rp22000 - Rp120000 and takes 3 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Medan to Pematangsiantar is to taxi which costs Rp500000 - Rp650000 and takes 1 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Medan and arriving at Siantar. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 50 min.

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The distance between Medan and Pematangsiantar is 82 km. The road distance is 129.6 km.

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The best way to get from Medan to Pematangsiantar without a car is to train which takes 3 h 50 min and costs Rp22000 - Rp120000.

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The train from Medan to Siantar takes 3 h 50 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Medan to Pematangsiantar train services, operated by Kereta API, depart from Medan station.

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Medan to Pematangsiantar train services, operated by Kereta API, arrive at Siantar station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Medan to Pematangsiantar is 130 km. It takes approximately 1 h 55 min to drive from Medan to Pematangsiantar.

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There are six+ hotels available in Pematangsiantar. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Medan to Pematangsiantar.
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  • Distance: 51.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 50 min

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

Kereta API operates a train from Medan to Pematangsiantar once daily. Tickets cost $1 - $8 and the journey takes 3 h 50 min.

Train operators
Kereta API
Phone
021-121
Website
kai.id
Train from Medan to Siantar
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $8
Website
kai.id
Book at
tiket.com
Economy
$1 - $8
Business
$3 - $7
Executive
$5 - $12
Other operators
Taxi from Medan to Pematangsiantar
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Blue Bird Group
Phone
+62 618 461234
Website
bluebirdgroup.com

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