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There are 7 ways to get from Medan to Tarutung by train, taxi, car or plane

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Train, taxi  •  6h 54m

  1. Take the train from Medan Station to Mambang Muda Sribilah
  2. Take a taxi from Mambang Muda to Tarutung

$47 - $64

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Fly to Silangit Airport  •  3h 7m

  1. Fly from Kuala Namu (KNO) to Silangit Airport (DTB) KNO - DTB

$43 - $103

5 alternative options

Train, taxi via Situngir  •  7h 52m

  1. Take the train from Medan Station to Situngir Sribilah
  2. Take a taxi from Situngir to Tarutung

$47 - $69

Taxi  •  4h 18m

  1. Take a taxi from Medan to Tarutung 161.4 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  4h 18m

  1. Drive from Medan to Tarutung 161.4 miles

$14 - $21

Fly to Ferdinand Lumban Tobing, taxi  •  4h 3m

  1. Fly from Kuala Namu (KNO) to Ferdinand Lumban Tobing (FLZ) KNO - FLZ
  2. Take a taxi from Ferdinand Lumban Tobing to Tarutung

$62 - $133

Fly to Aek Godang, taxi  •  4h 17m

  1. Fly from Kuala Namu (KNO) to Aek Godang (AEG) KNO - AEG
  2. Take a taxi from Aek Godang to Tarutung

$66 - $142

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Medan to Tarutung is to drive which costs Rp210000 - Rp320000 and takes 4h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Medan to Tarutung is to fly which costs Rp600000 - Rp1600000 and takes 3h 7m.

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The distance between Medan and Tarutung is 178 km. The road distance is 258.2 km.

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The best way to get from Medan to Tarutung without a car is to train and taxi which takes 6h 54m and costs Rp700000 - Rp1000000.

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It takes approximately 6h 54m to get from Medan to Tarutung, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kuala Namu Airport to Ferdinand Lumban Tobing Airport is the direct flight which takes 45m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Medan to Tarutung is 258 km. It takes approximately 4h 18m to drive from Medan to Tarutung.

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Wings Air offers flights from Kuala Namu Airport to Ferdinand Lumban Tobing Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Tarutung. Prices start at $100 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 Tarutung.
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  • Distance: 111 miles
  • Duration: 6h 54m

What companies run services between Medan, Indonesia and Tarutung, Sumatera Utara, Indonesia?

Wings Air flies from Medan to Tarutung once daily.

Airlines
Wings Air
Website
lionair.co.id
Flights from Kuala Namu to Ferdinand Lumban Tobing
Ave. Duration
46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $95
Flights from Kuala Namu to Silangit Airport
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $85
Flights from Kuala Namu to Aek Godang
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Train operators
Kereta API
Phone
021-121
Website
kai.id
Train from Medan Station to Mambang Muda
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $9
Website
kai.id
Book at
tiket.com
Economy
$2 - $9
Business
$5 - $9
Executive
$7 - $14
Train from Medan Station to Situngir
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $10
Website
kai.id
Book at
tiket.com
Economy
$2 - $10
Business
$5 - $10
Executive
$8 - $15
Other operators
Taxi from Mambang Muda to Tarutung
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Estimated price
$45 - $55

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