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There are 3 ways to get from Pulau Samosir to Padang by taxi, bus, car, train or plane

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Taxi, bus  •  19 h 25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Pematangsiantar to Medan
  2. Take the bus from Medan to Padang

$47 - $53

Cheapest option

Train, fly  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Dolok Merangir to Medan
  2. Fly from Kuala Namu (KNO) to Minangkabau (PDG) KNO - PDG

$42 - $139

1 alternative option

Drive  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Pematangsiantar to Padang 405.1 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Pulau Samosir to Padang is to drive which costs Rp550000 - Rp800000 and takes 9 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pulau Samosir to Padang is to train and fly which costs Rp600000 - Rp2200000 and takes 8 h 11 min.

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The distance between Pulau Samosir and Padang is 431 km. The road distance is 648.2 km.

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The best way to get from Pulau Samosir to Padang without a car is to taxi and bus which takes 19 h 25 min and costs Rp700000 - Rp850000.

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It takes approximately 19 h 25 min to get from Pulau Samosir to Padang, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kuala Namu Airport to Minangkabau Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pulau Samosir to Padang is 648 km. It takes approximately 9 h 58 min to drive from Pulau Samosir to Padang.

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PT. Sriwijaya Air and Lion Mentari Airlines offer flights from Kuala Namu 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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Map of how to get from Pulau Samosir to Padang.
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  • Distance: 269.1 miles
  • Duration: 19 h 25 min

What companies run services between Pulau Samosir, Indonesia and Padang, Indonesia?

There is no direct connection from Pematangsiantar to Padang. However, you can take the taxi to Medan then take the bus to Padang. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Padang.

Airlines
Lion Mentari Airlines
Website
lionair.co.id
Flights from Kuala Namu to Minangkabau
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $140
PT. Sriwijaya Air
Website
sriwijayaair.co.id
Flights from Kuala Namu to Minangkabau
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Train operators
Kereta API
Phone
021-121
Website
kai.id
Train from Dolok Merangir to Medan
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $8
Website
kai.id
Book at
tiket.com
Economy
$1 - $8
Business
$4 - $7
Executive
$6 - $12
Bus operators
A.L.S
Website
traveloka.com
Bus from Medan to Padang
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
traveloka.com
Other operators
Taxi from Pematangsiantar to Medan
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Nice Trans Taxi
Phone
+62 622 7000200

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