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

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Taxi, bus  •  17 h 25 min

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

$46 - $52

Cheapest option

Train, fly  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Dolok Merangir to Medan
  2. Fly from Kuala Namu (KNO) to Sultan Syarif Kasim II (PKU) KNO - PKU

$30 - $82

1 alternative option

Drive  •  9 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Pematangsiantar to Pekanbaru 369.8 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Pulau Samosir to Pekanbaru is to drive which costs Rp500000 - Rp750000 and takes 9 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pulau Samosir to Pekanbaru is to train and fly which costs Rp450000 - Rp1300000 and takes 7 h 22 min.

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The distance between Pulau Samosir and Pekanbaru is 372 km. The road distance is 591.7 km.

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The best way to get from Pulau Samosir to Pekanbaru without a car is to taxi and bus which takes 17 h 25 min and costs Rp700000 - Rp800000.

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It takes approximately 17 h 25 min to get from Pulau Samosir to Pekanbaru, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kuala Namu Airport to Sultan Syarif Kasim II Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pulau Samosir to Pekanbaru is 592 km. It takes approximately 9 h 33 min to drive from Pulau Samosir to Pekanbaru.

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PT. Sriwijaya Air, Citilink Indonesia, NAM Air and two other airlines offer flights from Kuala Namu Airport to Sultan Syarif Kasim II Airport.

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There are 71+ hotels available in Pekanbaru. Prices start at $10 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Pulau Samosir to Pekanbaru.
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  • Distance: 232.8 miles
  • Duration: 17 h 25 min

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

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

Airlines
Lion Mentari Airlines
Website
lionair.co.id
Flights from Kuala Namu to Sultan Syarif Kasim II
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $65
NAM Air
Website
sriwijayaair.co.id
Flights from Kuala Namu to Sultan Syarif Kasim II
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $65
PT. Sriwijaya Air
Website
sriwijayaair.co.id
Flights from Kuala Namu to Sultan Syarif Kasim II
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $75
Citilink Indonesia
Website
Flights from Kuala Namu to Sultan Syarif Kasim II
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $75
Wings Air
Website
lionair.co.id
Flights from Kuala Namu to Sultan Syarif Kasim II via Dumai
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $100
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
Putra Pelangi
Email
info@putrapelangi.com
Website
putrapelangi.com
Bus from Medan to Pekanbaru
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
putrapelangi.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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