Travel within Indonesia is: Partially open. See details.
Rome2rio uses cookies to help personalize content and show you personalised ads. By proceeding, you accept the use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy. You may opt out of personalised ads at any time. OK

Need a hotel room in Genteng?

Book now

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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended

Train

  1. Take the train from Solo Balapan to Gubeng
  2. Take the train from Gubeng to Kalibaru

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Solo Terminal Tirtonadi to Surabaya
  2. Take the bus from Surabaya to Jember

Drive

  1. Drive from Surakarta to Gunung Ijen

Fly, train

  1. Fly from Solo (SOC) to Juanda International (SUB)
  2. Take the train from Waru to Kalibaru
Surakarta → Gunung Ijen
Partially open

Travel safe during COVID-19

Rules to follow in Indonesia

1m

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.

Explore options for future travel

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

Explore travel options

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: 20 Oct 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Ministry of Health Indonesia.

We're working around the clock to bring you the latest COVID-19 travel updates.
This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
Visit Rome2rio travel advice for general help.

Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Surakarta to Gunung Ijen is to train, which costs Rp230000 - Rp440000 and takes 9h 37m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Surakarta to Gunung Ijen is to drive which costs Rp380000 - Rp550000 and takes 5h 38m.

More details

The distance between Surakarta and Gunung Ijen is 358 km. The road distance is 479.2 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Surakarta to Gunung Ijen without a car is to train which takes 9h 37m and costs Rp230000 - Rp440000.

More details

It takes approximately 9h 37m to get from Surakarta to Gunung Ijen, including transfers.

More details

The best way to get from Surakarta to Gunung Ijen is to train which takes 9h 37m and costs Rp230000 - Rp440000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs Rp700000 - Rp900000 and takes 14h 1m.

Mode details

There is no direct flight from Solo Airport to Juanda International Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 5m and has one stopover.

Search flights

Yes, the driving distance between Surakarta to Gunung Ijen is 479 km. It takes approximately 5h 38m to drive from Surakarta to Gunung Ijen.

Get driving directions

NAM Air, Indonesia AirAsia, Citilink Indonesia and Garuda Indonesia offer flights from Solo Airport to Juanda International Airport.

Search flights

There are one+ hotels available in Gunung Ijen. Prices start at Rp1282500 per night.

More details

Map of how to get from Surakarta to Gunung Ijen.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 357.8 km
  • Duration: 9h 37m

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

You can take a train from Surakarta to Gunung Ijen via Gubeng and Kalibaru in around 9h 37m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Surakarta to Gunung Ijen via Surabaya, Surabaya, and Jember in around 14h 1m.

Airlines
Citilink Indonesia
Website
citilink.co.id
Flights from Solo to Juanda International via Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
Rp550000 - Rp1300000
Flights from Solo to Juanda International via Ngurah Rai
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
Rp420000 - Rp2200000
Garuda Indonesia
Website
garuda-indonesia.com
Flights from Solo to Juanda International via Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rp1200000 - Rp9000000
Flights from Solo to Juanda International via Soekarno–Hatta, Ngurah Rai
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rp1500000 - Rp14000000
Indonesia AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Solo to Juanda International via Ngurah Rai
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rp300000 - Rp3500000
Train operators
Kereta API
Phone
021-121
Website
kai.id
Train from Solo Balapan to Gubeng
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
Rp90000 - Rp190000
Website
kai.id
Economy
Rp90000 - Rp190000
Business
Rp120000 - Rp230000
Executive
Rp160000 - Rp320000
Train from Gubeng to Kalibaru
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
Rp90000 - Rp190000
Website
kai.id
Economy
Rp90000 - Rp190000
Business
Rp120000 - Rp230000
Executive
Rp160000 - Rp320000
Train from Waru to Kalibaru
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
Rp90000 - Rp180000
Website
kai.id
Economy
Rp90000 - Rp180000
Business
Rp120000 - Rp230000
Executive
Rp160000 - Rp320000
Bus operators
Eka Cepat
Phone
(031) 88198899
Website
ekacepat.com
Bus from Solo Terminal Tirtonadi to Surabaya
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
Rp75000
Book at
easybook.com
Kamilah Tour & Travel
Phone
+62-31-5012311
Website
kamilah-tour-travel.business.site
Bus from Surabaya to Jember
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
Rp110000
Schedules at
easybook.com

Want to know more about travelling around Indonesia

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

The best way to get from Surakarta to Solo Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs .

More details