There are 7 ways to get from Pekanbaru to Danau Toba by bus, taxi, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus, taxi  •  21 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Pekanbaru to Medan
  2. Take a taxi from Lubuk Pakam to Danau Toba

$84 - $109

Cheapest option

Fly to Silangit Airport, taxi  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Pekanbaru (PKU) to Silangit Airport (DTB) PKU - DTB
  2. Take a taxi from Silangit Airport to Danau Toba

$68 - $150

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Bus, train  •  24 h

  1. Take the bus from Pekanbaru to Medan
  2. Take the train from Medan to Siantar Siantar Express U58

$69 - $91

Drive  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Pekanbaru to Danau Toba 372.7 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Kuala Namu, train  •  11 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Pekanbaru (PKU) to Kuala Namu (KNO) PKU - KNO
  2. Take the train from Medan to Siantar

$91 - $173

Fly to Aek Godang, taxi  •  19 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Pekanbaru (PKU) to Aek Godang (AEG) PKU - AEG
  2. Take a taxi from Aek Godang to Danau Toba

$106 - $203

Fly to Ferdinand Lumban Tobing, taxi  •  10 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Pekanbaru (PKU) to Ferdinand Lumban Tobing (FLZ) PKU - FLZ
  2. Take a taxi from Ferdinand Lumban Tobing to Danau Toba

$105 - $196

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pekanbaru to Danau Toba is to drive which costs Rp470000 - Rp700000 and takes 9 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pekanbaru to Danau Toba is to fly and taxi which costs Rp950000 - Rp2200000 and takes 8 h 25 min.

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The distance between Pekanbaru and Danau Toba is 372 km. The road distance is 596.4 km.

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The best way to get from Pekanbaru to Danau Toba without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 21 h 42 min and costs Rp1200000 - Rp1600000.

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It takes approximately 21 h 42 min to get from Pekanbaru to Danau Toba, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Pekanbaru Airport to Silangit Airport Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pekanbaru to Danau Toba is 596 km. It takes approximately 9 h 58 min to drive from Pekanbaru to Danau Toba.

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PT. Sriwijaya Air, Lion Mentari Airlines, Garuda Indonesia and Batik Air offer flights from Pekanbaru Airport to Silangit Airport Airport.

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There are 44+ hotels available in Danau Toba. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Pekanbaru to Pekanbaru Airport is to Bus which takes 17 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Pekanbaru to Danau Toba.
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  • Distance: 232.6 miles
  • Duration: 21 h 42 min

What companies run services between Pekanbaru, Indonesia and Danau Toba, Sumatera Utara, Indonesia?

There is no direct connection from Pekanbaru to Danau Toba. However, you can take the bus to Medan, take the walk to Medan, take the train to Lubuk Pakam, then take the taxi to Danau Toba. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Pekanbaru to Danau Toba via Medan, Medan, and Siantar in around 24 h.

Airlines
Wings Air
Website
lionair.co.id
Flights from Pekanbaru to Aek Godang via Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
16 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $120
Flights from Pekanbaru to Aek Godang via Jakarta, Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $260
Flights from Pekanbaru to Aek Godang via Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
16 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $180
Flights from Pekanbaru to Aek Godang via Jambi, Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
27 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $300
Flights from Pekanbaru to Aek Godang via Jakarta Halim Perdana Kusuma, Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
19 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Pekanbaru to Aek Godang via Batam, Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
20 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $190
Flights from Pekanbaru to Aek Godang via Padang, Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
19 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $140
Flights from Pekanbaru to Ferdinand Lumban Tobing via Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $120
Flights from Pekanbaru to Ferdinand Lumban Tobing via Jakarta, Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $350
Lion Mentari Airlines
Website
lionair.co.id
Flights from Pekanbaru to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $90
Batik Air
Website
batikair.com
Flights from Pekanbaru to Silangit Airport via Jakarta
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
PT. Sriwijaya Air
Website
sriwijayaair.co.id
Flights from Pekanbaru to Silangit Airport via Jakarta
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Flights from Pekanbaru to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $110
NAM Air
Website
sriwijayaair.co.id
Flights from Pekanbaru to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $90
Garuda Indonesia
Website
garuda-indonesia.com
Flights from Pekanbaru to Silangit Airport via Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $110
Citilink Indonesia
Website
Flights from Pekanbaru to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $110
Train operators
Kereta API
Phone
021-121
Website
tiket.kereta-api.co.id
Train from Medan to Siantar
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $8
Website
kai.id
Book at
tiket.com
Economy
$1 - $8
Business
$3 - $7
Executive
$5 - $12
Bus operators
Putra Pelangi
Website
putrapelangi.com
Bus from Pekanbaru to Medan
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $13
Schedules at
putrapelangi.com
Other operators
Taxi from Lubuk Pakam to Danau Toba
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Blue Bird Group
Phone
+62 618 461234
Website
bluebirdgroup.com

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