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

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Bus  •  14 h 41 min

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

$12

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Pekanbaru to Padang 214.2 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Pekanbaru to Padang 214.2 miles

$19 - $28

Fly  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Sultan Syarif Kasim II (PKU) to Minangkabau (PDG) PKU - PDG

$43 - $124

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The cheapest way to get from Pekanbaru to Padang is to bus which costs Rp180000 and takes 14 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pekanbaru to Padang is to fly which costs Rp650000 - Rp1900000 and takes 2 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pekanbaru to Padang. However, there are services departing from Pekanbaru and arriving at Padang via Dumai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 41 min.

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The distance between Pekanbaru and Padang is 203 km. The road distance is 342.6 km.

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The best way to get from Pekanbaru to Padang without a car is to bus which takes 14 h 41 min and costs Rp180000.

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It takes approximately 14 h 41 min to get from Pekanbaru to Padang, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Pekanbaru to Padang is to bus which takes 14 h 41 min and costs Rp180000. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs Rp650000 - Rp1900000 and takes 2 h 55 min.

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The quickest flight from Sultan Syarif Kasim II Airport to Minangkabau Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Pekanbaru to Padang.
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  • Distance: 126.8 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 41 min

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

You can take a bus from Pekanbaru to Padang via Dumai in around 14 h 41 min. Alternatively, Wings Air flies from Pekanbaru to Padang once daily.

Airlines
Wings Air
Website
lionair.co.id
Flights from Sultan Syarif Kasim II to Minangkabau
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Bus operators
Yanti Group
Phone
+62 852-6512-1960
Bus from Pekanbaru to Dumai
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
busnesia.blogspot.com
Bus from Dumai to Padang
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
busnesia.blogspot.com
Other operators
Taxi from Pekanbaru to Padang
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110

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Yes, the driving distance between Pekanbaru to Padang is 343 km. It takes approximately 5 h 34 min to drive from Pekanbaru to Padang.

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Wings Air offers flights from Sultan Syarif Kasim II Airport to Minangkabau Airport.

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There are 64+ hotels available in Padang. Prices start at $11 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Pekanbaru to Sultan Syarif Kasim II Airport is to bus which takes 17 min and costs .

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