There are 6 ways to get from Pekanbaru to Tanjungbalai by bus, ferry, train, car, plane or taxi

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Bus, ferry  •  13 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Pekanbaru to Dumai
  2. Take the ferry from Dumai to Pelabuhan Klang
  3. Take the ferry from Pelabuhan Klang to Tanjung Balai Asahan

$63 - $64

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Bus, train  •  21 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Pekanbaru to Medan
  2. Take the train from Medan to Tanjung Balai Putri Deli U54 / ...

$14 - $22

4 alternative options

Drive  •  9 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Pekanbaru to Tanjungbalai 369.7 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Kuala Namu, train  •  9 h 8 min

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

$36 - $104

Fly to Silangit Airport, taxi  •  8 h 43 min

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

$78 - $165

Fly to Kuala Lumpur, train, ferry  •  10 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Pekanbaru (PKU) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) PKU - KUL
  2. Take the train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral
  3. Take the train from KL Sentral to Pelabuhan Klang
  4. Take the ferry from Pelabuhan Klang to Tanjung Balai Asahan

$54 - $138

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pekanbaru to Tanjungbalai is to bus and train which costs Rp190000 - Rp320000 and takes 21 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pekanbaru to Tanjungbalai is to fly and taxi which costs Rp1100000 - Rp2400000 and takes 8 h 43 min.

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The distance between Pekanbaru and Tanjungbalai is 328 km. The road distance is 591.6 km.

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The best way to get from Pekanbaru to Tanjungbalai without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 13 h 44 min and costs Rp912000 - Rp917000.

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It takes approximately 13 h 44 min to get from Pekanbaru to Tanjungbalai, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Pekanbaru Airport to Kuala Namu Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pekanbaru to Tanjungbalai is 592 km. It takes approximately 9 h 7 min to drive from Pekanbaru to Tanjungbalai.

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PT. Sriwijaya Air, Citilink Indonesia, NAM Air and Lion Mentari Airlines offer flights from Pekanbaru Airport to Kuala Namu Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Tanjungbalai. Prices start at $100 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 Tanjungbalai.
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  • Distance: 204.9 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 44 min

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

There is no direct connection from Pekanbaru to Tanjungbalai. However, you can take the bus to Dumai, take the taxi to Dumai, take the ferry to Pelabuhan Klang, then take the ferry to Tanjung Balai Asahan. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Pekanbaru to Tanjungbalai via Medan and Medan in around 21 h 12 min.

Airlines
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
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Pekanbaru to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $120
NAM Air
Website
sriwijayaair.co.id
Flights from Pekanbaru to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $90
PT. Sriwijaya Air
Website
sriwijayaair.co.id
Flights from Pekanbaru to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $110
Flights from Pekanbaru to Silangit Airport via Jakarta
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $240
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
Citilink Indonesia
Website
Flights from Pekanbaru to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $110
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
Train operators
Kereta API
Phone
021-121
Website
tiket.kereta-api.co.id
Train from Medan to Tanjung Balai
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $9
Website
kai.id
Book at
tiket.com
Economy
$1 - $9
Business
$5 - $9
Executive
$7 - $14
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from KL Sentral to Pelabuhan Klang
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Pekanbaru to Dumai
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
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
Ferry operators
ferry
Ferry from Dumai to Pelabuhan Klang
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
ferry
Ferry from Pelabuhan Klang to Tanjung Balai Asahan
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25
Other operators
Taxi from Silangit Airport to Tanjungbalai
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60

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