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There are 6 ways to get from Sumatra to Singapore by plane, ferry, car or car ferry

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Fly to Hang Nadim, ferry  •  3h 4m

  1. Fly from Sultan Syarif Kasim II (PKU) to Hang Nadim (BTH) PKU - BTH
  2. Take the ferry from Batam Centre to Singapore Harbour Front

$63 - $86

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry, ferry  •  23h 52m

  1. Drive from Kulim Atas to Mengkapan
  2. Take the car ferry from Mengkapan to Pelabuhan Telaga Punggur
  3. Take the ferry from Batam Centre to Singapore Harbour Front

$37 - $42

4 alternative options

Fly to Senai  •  7h 13m

  1. Fly from Sultan Syarif Kasim II (PKU) to Senai (JHB) PKU - JHB

$90 - $211

Fly to Singapore Changi  •  4h

  1. Fly from Sultan Syarif Kasim II (PKU) to Singapore Changi (SIN) PKU - SIN

$77 - $182

Drive, car ferry, ferry via Tanjung Balai Karimun  •  16h 53m

  1. Drive from Kulim Atas to Mengkapan
  2. Take the car ferry from Mengkapan to Tanjung Balai Karimun
  3. Take the ferry from Tanjung Balai Karimun to Puteri Harbour Ferry Terminal

$46 - $55

Drive, car ferry, ferry #2  •  24h 19m

  1. Drive from Kulim Atas to Mengkapan
  2. Take the car ferry from Mengkapan to Pelabuhan Telaga Punggur
  3. Take the ferry from Batam Centre to Singapore Harbour Front

$38 - $45

Indonesia → Singapore
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International entry into Singapore from Indonesia

  • Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Indonesia
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents, as well as residents from Brunei, New Zealand, Australia, China and Taiwan

Restricted for: Foreign nationals, with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Singapore from Indonesia

  • Travellers must obtain an entry approval by applying for an Air Travel Pass (ATP) at least 7 days before the intended date of entry
  • 14-day mandatory monitored quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Indonesia
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • Travel insurance and medical declaration are required for foreign nationals
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Travellers must obtain an entry approval by applying for an Air Travel Pass (ATP) at least 7 days before the intended date of entry
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Singapore
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • Travel insurance and medical declaration are required for foreign nationals
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • 14-day mandatory monitored quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Australia, Brunei, China, New Zealand and Taiwan

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Rules to follow in Singapore

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Considerations leaving from Indonesia

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into Singapore from Indonesia is currently restricted.

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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

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Singapore is 1800 333 9999.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Singapore is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Singapore is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1800 333 9999.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Indonesia from Singapore.

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Last updated: 10 May 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Ministry of Health Singapore.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sumatra to Singapore is to drive and car ferry and ferry which costs Rp390000 - Rp450000 and takes 23h 52m.

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The fastest way to get from Sumatra to Singapore is to fly and ferry. Taking this option will cost Rp650000 - Rp950000 and takes 3h 4m.

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The distance between Sumatra and Singapore is 251 km.

It takes approximately 3h 4m to get from Sumatra to Singapore, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Sultan Syarif Kasim II Airport to Hang Nadim Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Singapore is 1h ahead of Sumatra. It is currently 9:30 AM in Sumatra and 10:30 AM in Singapore.

Citilink Indonesia and Lion Mentari Airlines offer flights from Sultan Syarif Kasim II Airport to Hang Nadim Airport.

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There are 2089+ hotels available in Singapore. Prices start at $125 SGD per night.

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The best way to get from Sumatra to Sultan Syarif Kasim II Airport is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs Rp55000 - Rp70000.

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Map of how to get from Sumatra to Singapore.
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  • Distance: 250.8 km
  • Duration: 3h 4m

What companies run services between Sumatra, Indonesia and Singapore?

Indonesia AirAsia, Batik Air and four other airlines fly from Pekanbaru to Singapore 4 times a day.

Airlines
Indonesia AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Sultan Syarif Kasim II to Senai via Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $230
Flights from Sultan Syarif Kasim II to Senai via Juanda International
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $240
Flights from Sultan Syarif Kasim II to Singapore Changi via Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $190
Garuda Indonesia
Website
garuda-indonesia.com
Flights from Sultan Syarif Kasim II to Senai via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Sultan Syarif Kasim II to Singapore Changi via Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Lion Mentari Airlines
Website
lionair.co.id
Flights from Sultan Syarif Kasim II to Hang Nadim
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $130
Citilink Indonesia
Website
citilink.co.id
Flights from Sultan Syarif Kasim II to Hang Nadim
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Jetstar Asia Airways
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sultan Syarif Kasim II to Singapore Changi via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$24 - $340
Flights from Sultan Syarif Kasim II to Singapore Changi via Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Sultan Syarif Kasim II to Singapore Changi via Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $180
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Sultan Syarif Kasim II to Senai via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Sultan Syarif Kasim II to Senai via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Sultan Syarif Kasim II to Singapore Changi via Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $190
Ferry operators
Sindo Ferry
Phone
+65 6331 4123
Email
booking@sindoferry.com.sg
Website
sindoferry.com.sg
Ferry from Batam Centre to Singapore Harbour Front
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
sindoferry.com.sg
ASDP Indonesia Ferry
Phone
(021) 191
Email
pelanggan@indonesiaferry.co.id
Website
indonesiaferry.co.id
Car ferry from Mengkapan to Tanjung Balai Karimun
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
indonesiaferry.co.id
Book at
indonesiaferry.co.id
Adult Passenger
$6
Car Sedan
$101
Car ferry from Mengkapan to Pelabuhan Telaga Punggur
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
indonesiaferry.co.id
Book at
indonesiaferry.co.id
Adult Passenger
$9
Car Sedan
$145
Tobindo Ferry Service
Website
easybook.com
Ferry from Tanjung Balai Karimun to Puteri Harbour Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
puteriharbourferry.com
Book at
easybook.com

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