There are 5 ways to get from Palembang to Dumai by plane, car ferry, bus, train or car

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Fly to Kuala Lumpur, car ferry  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Palembang (PLM) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) PLM - KUL
  2. Take the car ferry from Port Dickson to Dumai

$57 - $134

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Fly to Dumai  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Palembang (PLM) to Dumai (DUM) PLM - DUM

$44 - $156

3 alternative options

Fly to Pekanbaru, bus  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Palembang (PLM) to Pekanbaru (PKU) PLM - PKU
  2. Take the bus from Pekanbaru to Dumai

Train, bus  •  3 days 0 h

  1. Take the train from Kertapati to Kotabumi
  2. Take the bus from Kotabumi to Bakauheni Port
  3. Take the bus from Bakauheni Port to Medan
  4. Take the bus from Medan to Dumai

$46 - $71

Drive  •  13 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Palembang to Dumai 580.1 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Palembang to Dumai is to train and bus which costs Rp650000 - Rp1100000 and takes 3 days 0 h.

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The quickest way to get from Palembang to Dumai is to fly and car ferry which costs Rp800000 - Rp2000000 and takes 5 h 17 min.

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The distance between Palembang and Dumai is 628 km. The road distance is 928.2 km.

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The best way to get from Palembang to Dumai without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 days 0 h and costs Rp650000 - Rp1100000.

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It takes approximately 5 h 17 min to get from Palembang to Dumai, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Palembang Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Palembang to Dumai is 928 km. It takes approximately 13 h 31 min to drive from Palembang to Dumai.

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AirAsia and Scoot Tigerair offer flights from Palembang Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport.

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There are three+ hotels available in Dumai. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Palembang to Palembang Airport is to taxi which takes 5 min and costs Rp30000 - Rp36000.

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Map of how to get from Palembang to Dumai.
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  • Distance: 392.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 17 min

What companies run services between Palembang, Indonesia and Dumai, Indonesia?

Lion Mentari Airlines, Wings Air and three other airlines fly from Palembang to Dumai every 4 hours.

Airlines
Lion Mentari Airlines
Website
lionair.co.id
Flights from Palembang to Pekanbaru via Batam
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $80
Flights from Palembang to Pekanbaru via Jakarta
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $120
Flights from Palembang to Pekanbaru via Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $120
Flights from Palembang to Pekanbaru via Pangkalpinang, Batam
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $90
Garuda Indonesia
Website
garuda-indonesia.com
Flights from Palembang to Pekanbaru via Jakarta
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Wings Air
Website
lionair.co.id
Flights from Palembang to Dumai via Batam, Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $170
Flights from Palembang to Dumai via Batam, Pekanbaru
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Flights from Palembang to Dumai via Kuala Lumpur, Pekanbaru
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Palembang to Dumai via Jakarta, Pekanbaru
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $340
Flights from Palembang to Dumai via Jakarta, Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Batik Air
Website
batikair.com
Flights from Palembang to Pekanbaru via Jakarta Halim Perdana Kusuma
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Palembang to Pekanbaru via Jakarta
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Palembang to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $100
Flights from Palembang to Pekanbaru via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $140
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Palembang to Kuala Lumpur via Singapore
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$26 - $150
Citilink Indonesia
Website
Flights from Palembang to Pekanbaru via Batam
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $95
Train operators
Kereta API
Phone
021-121
Website
tiket.kereta-api.co.id
Train from Kertapati to Kotabumi
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Website
kai.id
Book at
tiket.com
Economy
$3 - $12
Business
$8 - $13
Executive
$11 - $19
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Pekanbaru to Dumai
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Damri
Website
damri.co.id
Bus from Kotabumi to Bakauheni Port
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
damri.co.id
Putra Pelangi
Website
putrapelangi.com
Bus from Bakauheni Port to Medan
Ave. Duration
44 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
putrapelangi.com
A.L.S
Website
traveloka.com
Bus from Medan to Dumai
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
traveloka.com
Ferry operators
Tunas Rupat
Website
tunasrupat.com
Car ferry from Port Dickson to Dumai
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
tunasrupat.com

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