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There are 6 ways to get from Medan to Singapore by plane, ferry, subway or bus

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Fly to Hang Nadim, ferry  •  5h 18m

  1. Fly from Kuala Namu (KNO) to Hang Nadim (BTH) KNO - BTH
  2. Take the ferry from Batam Centre to Singapore Harbour Front

$72 - $154

Cheapest option

Fly to Singapore Changi, subway  •  4h 39m

  1. Fly from Kuala Namu (KNO) to Singapore Changi (SIN) KNO - SIN
  2. Take the subway from Tanah Merah to City Hall

$38 - $365

4 alternative options

Fly to Senai, bus  •  8h 22m

  1. Fly from Kuala Namu (KNO) to Senai (JHB) KNO - JHB
  2. Take the bus from Woodlands Checkpoint Out to Queen Street Bus Terminal

$54 - $94

Bus, ferry via Malacca  •  21h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Medan to Dumai
  2. Take the ferry from Dumai to Jeti Shahbandar
  3. Take the bus from Hatten Hotel Melaka to Queen Street Bus Terminal

$60 - $65

Bus, ferry  •  23h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Medan to Dumai
  2. Take the ferry from Dumai to Batam Sekupang
  3. Take the ferry from Sekupang to Singapore Harbour Front

$60 - $82

Ferry  •  24h 53m

  1. Take the ferry from Belawan to Tanjung Balai Karimun KM Kelud
  2. Take the ferry from Tanjung Balai Karimun to SIngapore Harbour Front

$55 - $73

Indonesia → Singapore
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International entry into Singapore from Indonesia

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Restricted for: Foreign nationals, with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Singapore from Indonesia

  • Travellers must obtain an entry approval by applying for an Air Travel Pass (ATP) at least 7 days before the intended date of entry
  • 14-day mandatory monitored quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Indonesia
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • Travel insurance and medical declaration are required for foreign nationals
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
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  • Travellers must obtain an entry approval by applying for an Air Travel Pass (ATP) at least 7 days before the intended date of entry
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Singapore
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • Travel insurance and medical declaration are required for foreign nationals
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • 14-day mandatory monitored quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Australia, Brunei, China, New Zealand and Taiwan

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Rules to follow in Singapore

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Considerations leaving from Indonesia

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into Singapore from Indonesia is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Singapore is 1800 333 9999.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Singapore is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Singapore is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1800 333 9999.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Indonesia from Singapore.

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Last updated: 10 May 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Medan to Singapore is to bus and ferry via Malacca which costs Rp600000 - Rp700000 and takes 21h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Medan to Singapore is to fly and subway which costs Rp400000 - Rp3900000 and takes 4h 39m.

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The distance between Medan and Singapore is 630 km.

The best way to get from Medan to Singapore without a car is to bus and ferry via Malacca which takes 21h 5m and costs Rp600000 - Rp700000.

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It takes approximately 5h 18m to get from Medan to Singapore, 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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Singapore is 1h ahead of Medan. It is currently 8:12 AM in Medan and 9:12 AM in Singapore.

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

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There are 2089+ hotels available in Singapore. Prices start at $125 SGD per night.

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The best way to get from Medan to Kuala Namu Airport is to train which takes 28 min and costs Rp100000.

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Map of how to get from Medan to Singapore.
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  • Distance: 629.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 18m

What companies run services between Medan, Indonesia and Singapore?

There is no direct connection from Medan to Singapore. However, you can take the train to Kuala Namu, take the walk to Kuala Namu airport, fly to Hang Nadim, take the taxi to Batam Centre, then take the ferry to Singapore. Alternatively, you can take the train to Kuala Namu, take the walk to Kuala Namu airport, fly to Singapore Changi, take the walk to Changi Airport, take the subway to Tanah Merah, then take the subway to Singapore.

Airlines
Lion Mentari Airlines
Website
lionair.co.id
Flights from Kuala Namu to Hang Nadim
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $140
Flights from Kuala Namu to Hang Nadim via Sultan Syarif Kasim II
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $140
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Namu to Singapore Changi via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $480
Flights from Kuala Namu to Senai via Penang
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Kuala Namu to Senai via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Kuala Namu to Singapore Changi via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $480
Flights from Kuala Namu to Senai via Penang
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Kuala Namu to Senai via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Citilink Indonesia
Website
citilink.co.id
Flights from Kuala Namu to Hang Nadim
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $120
Jetstar Asia Airways
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Kuala Namu to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $350
Indonesia AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Namu to Senai via Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $270
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Namu to Senai via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
SilkAir
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Kuala Namu to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $550
Train operators
SMRT
Phone
+1 800-336-8900
Website
smrt.com.sg
Subway from Tanah Merah to City Hall
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
smrt.com.sg
Bus operators
Causeway Link
A.L.S
Website
traveloka.com
Bus from Medan to Dumai
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
traveloka.com
707 Inc Travel
Phone
+65 8710 7707
Email
info.sin@707-inc.com
Website
707-inc.com
Bus from Hatten Hotel Melaka to Queen Street Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
707-inc.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Sindo Ferry
Phone
+65 6331 4123
Email
booking@sindoferry.com.sg
Website
sindoferry.com.sg
Ferry from Batam Centre to Singapore Harbour Front
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
sindoferry.com.sg
Ferry from Sekupang to Singapore Harbour Front
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
sindoferry.com.sg
Ferry from Tanjung Balai Karimun to Singapore Harbour Front
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
sindoferry.com.sg
Indomal Fast Ferry
Website
indomalfastferry.com
Ferry from Dumai to Jeti Shahbandar
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
indomalfastferry.com
Tunas Rupat
Phone
06-2832506
Email
tunasrupat@hotmail.com
Website
tunasrupat.com
Ferry from Dumai to Jeti Shahbandar
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
tunasrupat.com
Batam Jet
Ferry from Dumai to Batam Sekupang
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
facebook.com
Batam Fast Ferries
Phone
+65 6270 2228
Email
reservations@batamfast.com
Website
batamfast.com
Ferry from Sekupang to Singapore Harbour Front
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
batamfast.com
Book at
batamfast.com
Pelni
Phone
+62 21 6385 4130
Email
infopelni162@pelni.co.id
Website
pelni.co.id
Ferry from Belawan to Tanjung Balai Karimun
Ave. Duration
22h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Schedules at
pelni.co.id
Economy Class
$19 - $25
Indo Falcon Shipping & Travel
Phone
+65-62783167
Email
hf@indofalcon.com.sg
Website
indofalcon.com.sg
Ferry from Tanjung Balai Karimun to SIngapore Harbour Front
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
facebook.com

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