There are 2 ways to get from Pulau Nunukan Timur to Tarakan by ferry or plane

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Ferry  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the ferry from Nunukan to Tawau
  2. Take the ferry from Tawau to Tarakan

$55 - $56

1 alternative option

Ferry, fly  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the ferry from Nunukan to Tawau
  2. Fly from Tawau (TWU) to Tarakan (TRK) TWU - TRK

$120 - $1,834

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The cheapest way to get from Pulau Nunukan Timur to Tarakan is to ferry which costs Rp790000 - Rp810000 and takes 5 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pulau Nunukan Timur to Tarakan is to ferry and fly which costs Rp1700000 - Rp27000000 and takes 3 h 14 min.

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The distance between Pulau Nunukan Timur and Tarakan is 86 km.

The best way to get from Pulau Nunukan Timur to Tarakan without a car is to ferry which takes 5 h 24 min and costs Rp790000 - Rp810000.

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It takes approximately 5 h 24 min to get from Pulau Nunukan Timur to Tarakan, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Tawau Airport to Tarakan Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Malaysia Airlines offers flights from Tawau Airport to Tarakan Airport.

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There are seven+ hotels available in Tarakan. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Pulau Nunukan Timur to Tarakan.
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  • Distance: 53.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 24 min

What companies run services between Pulau Nunukan Timur, Indonesia and Tarakan, Indonesia?

There is no direct connection from Pulau Nunukan Timur to Tarakan. However, you can take the ferry to Tawau, take the ferry to Tarakan, then take the taxi to Tarakan. Alternatively, you can take the ferry to Tawau, take the taxi to Tawau airport, fly to Tarakan, then take the taxi to Tarakan.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Tawau to Tarakan
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $750
Ferry operators
Mid East Express
Ferry from Nunukan to Tawau
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19
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easybook.com
Indomaya Express
Ferry from Tawau to Tarakan
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
easybook.com

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