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

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, 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

$52 - $53

Cheapest option

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

$13 - $21

4 alternative options

Bus, train via Kisaran  •  21 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Pekanbaru to Medan
  2. Take the train from Medan Station to Kisaran Sribilah / ...

$14 - $26

Drive  •  9 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Pekanbaru to Tanjungbalai 369.7 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Kuala Namu, train  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Sultan Syarif Kasim II (PKU) to Kuala Namu (KNO) PKU - KNO
  2. Take the train from Araskabu to Tanjung Balai

$33 - $101

Fly to Silangit Airport, taxi  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Sultan Syarif Kasim II (PKU) to Silangit Airport (DTB) PKU - DTB
  2. Take a taxi from Silangit Airport to Tanjungbalai

$121 - $289

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 train which costs Rp490000 - Rp1600000 and takes 7 h 25 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 Rp794000 - Rp798000.

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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 Sultan Syarif Kasim II 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, Garuda Indonesia and Lion Mentari Airlines offer flights from Sultan Syarif Kasim II Airport to Kuala Namu Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Tanjungbalai. Prices start at $100 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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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, Medan Station, and Kisaran in around 21 h 9 min.

Airlines
Lion Mentari Airlines
Website
lionair.co.id
Flights from Sultan Syarif Kasim II to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $90
PT. Sriwijaya Air
Website
sriwijayaair.co.id
Flights from Sultan Syarif Kasim II to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $110
Flights from Sultan Syarif Kasim II to Silangit Airport via Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Batik Air
Website
batikair.com
Flights from Sultan Syarif Kasim II to Silangit Airport via Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Citilink Indonesia
Website
Flights from Sultan Syarif Kasim II to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $110
Garuda Indonesia
Website
garuda-indonesia.com
Flights from Sultan Syarif Kasim II to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $170
Train operators
Kereta API
Phone
021-121
Website
kai.id
Train from Medan Station to Kisaran
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $8
Website
kai.id
Book at
tiket.com
Economy
$1 - $8
Business
$4 - $8
Executive
$6 - $13
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
$4 - $8
Executive
$7 - $13
Train from Araskabu to Tanjung Balai
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $8
Website
kai.id
Book at
tiket.com
Economy
$1 - $8
Business
$4 - $8
Executive
$6 - $13
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
Putra Pelangi
Email
info@putrapelangi.com
Website
putrapelangi.com
Bus from Pekanbaru to Medan
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
putrapelangi.com
Ferry operators
Tunas Rupat
Email
tunasrupat@hotmail.com
Website
tunasrupat.com
Ferry from Dumai to Pelabuhan Klang
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
tunasrupat.com
Pacific Jetstar
Ferry from Pelabuhan Klang to Tanjung Balai Asahan
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24
Other operators
Taxi from Silangit Airport to Tanjungbalai
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55

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