There are 4 ways to get from Padang to Pekanbaru by bus, taxi, car or plane

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Bus  •  14 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Padang to Dumai
  2. Take the bus from Dumai to Pekanbaru

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Fly  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Padang (PDG) to Pekanbaru (PKU) PDG - PKU

$32 - $97

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Taxi  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Padang to Pekanbaru 207.6 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Padang to Pekanbaru 207.6 miles

$18 - $27

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No, there is no direct bus from Padang to Pekanbaru. However, there are services departing from Padang and arriving at Pekanbaru via Dumai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 40 min.

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The distance between Padang and Pekanbaru is 203 km. The road distance is 332.2 km.

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The best way to get from Padang to Pekanbaru without a car is to bus which takes 14 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 14 h 40 min to get from Padang to Pekanbaru, including transfers.

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Padang to Pekanbaru bus services, operated by , depart from Padang station.

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The best way to get from Padang to Pekanbaru is to bus which takes 14 h 40 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 2 h 46 min.

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The quickest flight from Padang Airport to Pekanbaru Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Padang to Pekanbaru bus services, operated by , arrive at Pekanbaru station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Padang to Pekanbaru is 332 km. It takes approximately 5 h 22 min to drive from Padang to Pekanbaru.

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Wings Air offers flights from Padang Airport to Pekanbaru Airport.

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Map of how to get from Padang to Pekanbaru.
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  • Distance: 126.8 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 40 min

What companies run services between Padang, Indonesia and Pekanbaru, Indonesia?

You can take a bus from Padang to Pekanbaru via Dumai in around 14 h 40 min. Alternatively, Wings Air flies from Padang to Pekanbaru once daily.

Airlines
Wings Air
Website
lionair.co.id
Flights from Padang to Pekanbaru
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $95
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Padang to Dumai
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Bus from Dumai to Pekanbaru
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Other operators
Taxi from Padang to Pekanbaru
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110

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There are 65+ hotels available in Pekanbaru. Prices start at $11 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Padang to Padang Airport is to bus which takes 38 min and costs .

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