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There are 3 ways to get from Pontianak to Balikpapan by plane, car ferry or train

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Fly  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Supadio (PNK) to Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman (BPN) PNK - BPN

$38 - $106

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Car ferry, train  •  3 days 0 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Pontianak to Tanjung Pandan
  2. Take the car ferry from Tanjung Pandan to Tanjung Priok
  3. Take the train from Gambir Central to Surabaya Pasar Turi
  4. Take the car ferry from Surabaya - Tanjung Perak Port to Balikpapan

$94 - $162

Car ferry  •  4 days 19 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Pontianak to Surabaya KM Lawit
  2. Take the car ferry from Surabaya - Tanjung Perak Port to Balikpapan KM Dorolonda

$74 - $127

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pontianak to Balikpapan is to fly which costs Rp550000 - Rp1600000 and takes 2 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pontianak to Balikpapan is to fly which costs Rp550000 - Rp1600000 and takes 2 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct ferry from Pontianak to Balikpapan. However, there are services departing from Pontianak and arriving at Balikpapan via Surabaya - Tanjung Perak Port. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 days 19 h.

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The distance between Pontianak and Balikpapan is 846 km.

The best way to get from Pontianak to Balikpapan without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 3 days 0 h and costs Rp1400000 - Rp2500000.

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It takes approximately 2 h 1 min to get from Pontianak to Balikpapan, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Supadio Airport to Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Balikpapan is 1 h ahead of Pontianak. It is currently 10:46 AM in Pontianak and 11:46 AM in Balikpapan.

Lion Mentari Airlines and Garuda Indonesia offer flights from Supadio Airport to Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman Airport.

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There are 66+ hotels available in Balikpapan. Prices start at $13 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Pontianak to Balikpapan.
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  • Distance: 528.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 1 min

What companies run services between Pontianak, Indonesia and Balikpapan, Indonesia?

Lion Mentari Airlines and Garuda Indonesia fly from Pontianak to Balikpapan twice daily.

Airlines
Lion Mentari Airlines
Website
lionair.co.id
Flights from Supadio to Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $95
Garuda Indonesia
Website
garuda-indonesia.com
Flights from Supadio to Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman via Palangkaraya
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $200
Train operators
Ferry operators
Pelni
Website
pelni.co.id
Car ferry from Pontianak to Tanjung Pandan
Ave. Duration
10 h 33 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
pelni.co.id
Car ferry from Tanjung Pandan to Tanjung Priok
Ave. Duration
10 h 27 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
pelni.co.id
Car ferry from Surabaya - Tanjung Perak Port to Balikpapan
Ave. Duration
34 h 2 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
pelni.co.id
Car ferry from Pontianak to Surabaya
Ave. Duration
3 days 8 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$29 - $60
Schedules at
pelni.co.id

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The best way to get from Pontianak to Supadio Airport is to taxi which takes 16 min and costs Rp70000 - Rp85000.

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