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There are 5 ways to get from Padang to Gunung Ijen by plane, bus, bus and ferry, taxi, train, car or car ferry

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Fly  •  13h 56m

  1. Fly from Minangkabau (PDG) to Banyuwangi International (BWX) PDG - BWX

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Bus, bus and ferry, taxi  •  3 days 11h

  1. Take the bus from Padang to Medan
  2. Take the bus from Medan Putra Pelangi to Bandar Lampung
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Bandar Lampung to Gambir Station
  4. Take the bus from Pulo Gebang Terminal to Banyuwangi
  5. Take a taxi from Banyuwangi to Gunung Ijen

Bus, bus and ferry, train  •  3 days 14h

  1. Take the bus from Padang to Medan
  2. Take the bus from Medan Putra Pelangi to Bandar Lampung
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Bandar Lampung to Gambir Station
  4. Take the train from Jakarta Gambir to Gubeng
  5. Take the train from Surabaya Gubeng to Kalibaru

Bus, bus and ferry, train via Malang  •  3 days 16h

  1. Take the bus from Padang to Medan
  2. Take the bus from Medan Putra Pelangi to Bandar Lampung
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Bandar Lampung to Gambir Station
  4. Take the train from Jakarta Gambir to Malang
  5. Take the train from Malang to Kalibaru

Drive, car ferry  •  30h 2m

  1. Drive from Padang to Bakauheni Port
  2. Take the car ferry from Bakauheni Port to Merak
  3. Drive from Merak to Gunung Ijen
Padang → Gunung Ijen
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COVID-19 help in Indonesia

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 119 ex 9

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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
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Gunung Ijen is 119 ex 9.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Gunung Ijen is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Gunung Ijen is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 119 ex 9.

Last updated: 24 Nov 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Padang to Gunung Ijen is to bus and bus and ferry and train via Malang which costs Rp1400000 - Rp1700000 and takes 3 days 16h.

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The quickest way to get from Padang to Gunung Ijen is to fly which costs Rp1300000 - Rp2400000 and takes 13h 56m.

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The distance between Padang and Gunung Ijen is 1718 km.

The best way to get from Padang to Gunung Ijen without a car is to bus and bus and ferry and taxi which takes 3 days 11h and costs Rp2000000 - Rp2400000.

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It takes approximately 13h 56m to get from Padang to Gunung Ijen, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Minangkabau Airport to Banyuwangi International Airport. The quickest flight takes 15h 5m and has one stopover.

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PT. Sriwijaya Air and Citilink Indonesia offer flights from Minangkabau Airport to Banyuwangi International Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Gunung Ijen. Prices start at Rp1307500 per night.

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The best way to get from Padang to Minangkabau Airport is to bus which takes 42 min and costs Rp23500.

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Map of how to get from Padang to Gunung Ijen.
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  • Distance: 1717.8 km
  • Duration: 13h 56m

What companies run services between Padang, Indonesia and Gunung Ijen, Indonesia?

Citilink Indonesia, PT. Sriwijaya Air and two other airlines fly from Padang to Gunung Ijen twice daily.

Airlines
Citilink Indonesia
Website
citilink.co.id
Flights from Minangkabau to Banyuwangi International via Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rp850000 - Rp1700000
Flights from Minangkabau to Banyuwangi International via Soekarno–Hatta, Juanda International
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
Rp800000 - Rp1700000
Train operators
Kereta API
Phone
021-121
Website
kai.id
Train from Jakarta Gambir to Gubeng
Ave. Duration
11h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
Rp200000 - Rp550000
Website
kai.id
Economy
Rp200000 - Rp280000
Business
Rp330000 - Rp420000
Executive
Rp350000 - Rp550000
Train from Surabaya Gubeng to Kalibaru
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
Rp90000 - Rp190000
Website
kai.id
Economy
Rp90000 - Rp190000
Business
Rp120000 - Rp230000
Executive
Rp160000 - Rp320000
Train from Jakarta Gambir to Malang
Ave. Duration
12h 29m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
Rp220000 - Rp290000
Website
kai.id
Economy
Rp220000 - Rp290000
Business
Rp360000 - Rp450000
Executive
Rp380000 - Rp550000
Train from Malang to Kalibaru
Ave. Duration
5h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
Rp60000 - Rp190000
Website
kai.id
Economy
Rp95000 - Rp190000
Business
Rp120000 - Rp230000
Executive
Rp160000 - Rp320000
Bus operators
A.L.S
Website
traveloka.com
Bus from Padang to Medan
Ave. Duration
21h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
Rp250000
Schedules at
traveloka.com
Putra Pelangi
Phone
(061)8456325 - 8453256
Email
info@putrapelangi.com
Website
putrapelangi.com
Bus from Medan Putra Pelangi to Bandar Lampung
Ave. Duration
36h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
Rp550000
Schedules at
putrapelangi.com
Book at
traveloka.com
Damri
Phone
(021) 1500 825
Email
humas@damri.co.id
Website
damri.co.id
Bus and ferry from Bandar Lampung to Gambir Station
Ave. Duration
8h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
Rp230000
Schedules at
damri.co.id
Pahala Kencana
Website
pahalakencana.co.id
Bus from Pulo Gebang Terminal to Banyuwangi
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
Rp350000 - Rp410000
Book at
easybook.com
Ferry operators
ASDP Indonesia Ferry
Phone
(021) 191
Email
pelanggan@indonesiaferry.co.id
Website
indonesiaferry.co.id
Car ferry from Bakauheni Port to Merak
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
Rp15000
Schedules at
indonesiaferry.co.id
Book at
indonesiaferry.co.id
Adult Passenger
Rp15000
Bike/Motorcycle
Rp22000 - Rp120000
Car
Rp374001
Other operators
Taxi from Banyuwangi to Gunung Ijen
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
Rp550000 - Rp700000
Grab Taxi
Website
grab.com

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