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There are 4 ways to get from Semarang to Gunung Ijen by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Semarang Poncol to Bangil
  2. Take the train from Bangil to Kalibaru

3 alternative options

Bus, taxi

  1. Take the bus from Semarang to Malang Arjosari Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Malang to Situbondo
  3. Take a taxi from Situbondo to Gunung Ijen

Drive

  1. Drive from Semarang to Gunung Ijen

Fly

  1. Fly from Ahmad Yani (SRG) to Banyuwangi International (BWX)

Ahmad Yani (SRG) to Banyuwangi International (BWX) flights

The flight time between Ahmad Yani (SRG) and Banyuwangi International (BWX) is around 17h 18m and covers a distance of around 461 km. This includes an average layover time of around 13h 34m. The fastest flight normally takes 12h 55m. Services are operated by Citilink Indonesia, NAM Air, Garuda Indonesia and others. Typically 16 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
3h 44m
Layover time:
13h 34m
Total time:
17h 18m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
12h 55m
Flight distance:
461 km
Flights per week:
16
Cheapest price:
Rp677958
Carbon emissions:
152 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
11:15
Last flight departs at:
18:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Ahmad Yani (SRG) to Banyuwangi International (BWX) flight schedules

Semarang → Gunung Ijen
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Rules to follow in Indonesia

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Mandatory

Mandatory

Travel within Indonesia

Observe COVID-19 safety rules
Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

COVID-19 help in Indonesia

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 119 ex 9

Frequently Asked Questions


There are currently travel restrictions within Indonesia.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Gunung Ijen is 119 ex 9.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Gunung Ijen is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Gunung Ijen is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 119 ex 9.

Last updated: 22 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Ministry of Health Indonesia.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Semarang to Gunung Ijen is to train which costs Rp220000 - Rp440000 and takes 11h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Semarang to Gunung Ijen is to drive which costs Rp450000 - Rp700000 and takes 6h 48m.

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The distance between Semarang and Gunung Ijen is 420 km. The road distance is 571.7 km.

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The best way to get from Semarang to Gunung Ijen without a car is to train which takes 11h 5m and costs Rp220000 - Rp440000.

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It takes approximately 11h 5m to get from Semarang to Gunung Ijen, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Semarang to Gunung Ijen is to train which takes 11h 5m and costs Rp220000 - Rp440000. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs Rp1100000 - Rp2200000 and takes 13h 52m.

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There is no direct flight from Ahmad Yani Airport to Banyuwangi International Airport. The quickest flight takes 18h 55m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Semarang to Gunung Ijen is 572 km. It takes approximately 6h 48m to drive from Semarang to Gunung Ijen.

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NAM Air, Wings Air and Citilink Indonesia offer flights from Ahmad Yani Airport to Banyuwangi International Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Gunung Ijen. Prices start at Rp1285000 per night.

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Map of how to get from Semarang to Gunung Ijen.
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  • Distance: 419.7 km
  • Duration: 11h 5m

What companies run services between Semarang, Indonesia and Gunung Ijen, Indonesia?

You can take a train from Semarang to Gunung Ijen via Bangil and Kalibaru in around 11h 5m. Alternatively, Citilink Indonesia, NAM Air and three other airlines fly from Semarang to Gunung Ijen twice daily.

Airlines
Citilink Indonesia
Website
citilink.co.id
Flights from Ahmad Yani to Banyuwangi International via Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
15h 57m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rp650000 - Rp1500000
Flights from Ahmad Yani to Banyuwangi International via Syamsudin Noor, Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rp850000 - Rp2100000
Flights from Ahmad Yani to Banyuwangi International via Ngurah Rai, Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
Rp850000 - Rp2100000
Train operators
Kereta API
Phone
021-121
Website
kai.id
Train from Semarang Poncol to Bangil
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
Rp110000 - Rp200000
Website
kai.id
Economy
Rp110000 - Rp200000
Business
Rp150000 - Rp260000
Executive
Rp190000 - Rp350000
Train from Bangil to Kalibaru
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
Rp60000 - Rp180000
Website
kai.id
Economy
Rp85000 - Rp180000
Business
Rp110000 - Rp220000
Executive
Rp150000 - Rp300000
Bus operators
Nusantara
Phone
+62291440019
Email
cs@nu3tara.com
Website
nu3tara.com
Bus from Semarang to Malang Arjosari Bus Station
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
Rp110000 - Rp160000
Schedules at
nu3tara.com
bus
Bus from Malang to Situbondo
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
Rp125000
Schedules at
travelpermatajingga.com
Book at
easybook.com
Other operators
Taxi from Situbondo to Gunung Ijen
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Estimated price
Rp950000 - Rp1200000

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The best way to get from Semarang to Ahmad Yani Airport is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs Rp32000 - Rp39000.

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