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There are 3 ways to get from Samarinda to Pontianak by plane, bus, car ferry or car

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Fly  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the plane from Samarinda Airport to Balikpapan Airport
  2. Fly from Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman (BPN) to Supadio (PNK) BPN - PNK

$59 - $146

2 alternative options

Bus, car ferry  •  4 days 23 h

  1. Take the bus from Samarinda to Balikpapan
  2. Take the car ferry from Balikpapan to Surabaya - Tanjung Perak Port
  3. Take the car ferry from Surabaya to Pontianak

$79 - $137

Drive  •  25 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Samarinda to Pontianak 1093 miles

$95 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Samarinda to Pontianak is to fly which costs Rp850000 - Rp2300000 and takes 3 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Samarinda to Pontianak is to fly which costs Rp850000 - Rp2300000 and takes 3 h 16 min.

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The distance between Samarinda and Pontianak is 871 km. The road distance is 1748.9 km.

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The best way to get from Samarinda to Pontianak without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 4 days 23 h and costs Rp1200000 - Rp2100000.

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It takes approximately 3 h 16 min to get from Samarinda to Pontianak, including transfers.

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Pontianak is 1 h behind Samarinda. It is currently 12:13 AM in Samarinda and 11:13 PM in Pontianak.

Yes, the driving distance between Samarinda to Pontianak is 1749 km. It takes approximately 25 h 38 min to drive from Samarinda to Pontianak.

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There are 30+ hotels available in Pontianak. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Samarinda to Pontianak.
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  • Distance: 544.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 16 min

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

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

Airlines
Lion Mentari Airlines
Website
lionair.co.id
Flights from Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman to Supadio
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $120
Garuda Indonesia
Website
garuda-indonesia.com
Flights from Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman to Supadio via Palangkaraya
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Bus operators
Jahe Raya
Website
web.facebook.com
Bus from Samarinda to Balikpapan
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
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Ferry operators
Pelni
Website
pelni.co.id
Car ferry from Balikpapan to Surabaya - Tanjung Perak Port
Ave. Duration
34 h 3 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
pelni.co.id
Car ferry from Surabaya to Pontianak
Ave. Duration
3 days 8 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$29 - $60
Schedules at
pelni.co.id
Other operators
Susi Air
Website
susiair.com
Plane from Samarinda Airport to Balikpapan Airport
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
susiair.com

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