There are 7 ways to get from Surakarta to Surabaya by plane, train, bus, taxi or car

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Fly from Solo  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Solo (SOC) to Surabaya (SUB) SOC - SUB

$34 - $172

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Train  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Solo Balapan to Gubeng Argo Wilis 6 / ...

$2 - $10

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Train to Yogyakarta, fly  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Solobalapan to Stasiun Maguwo
  2. Fly from Yogyakarta (JOG) to Surabaya (SUB) JOG - SUB

$33 - $137

Train to Semarang, fly  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Solo Jebres to Semarang Tawang
  2. Fly from Semarang (SRG) to Surabaya (SUB) SRG - SUB

$35 - $127

Bus  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Surakarta to Surabaya

$9

Taxi  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Surakarta to Surabaya 165.7 miles

$65 - $85

Drive  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Surakarta to Surabaya 165.7 miles

$14 - $22

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Surakarta and arriving at Surabaya. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Solo Balapan and arriving at Gubeng. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 28 min.

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The distance between Surakarta and Surabaya is 214 km. The road distance is 265.2 km.

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The best way to get from Surakarta to Surabaya without a car is to train which takes 3 h 28 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 32 min to get from Surakarta to Surabaya, including transfers.

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Surakarta to Surabaya bus services, operated by Putra Agung, depart from Surakarta station.

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Surakarta to Surabaya train services, operated by Kereta API, depart from Solo Balapan station.

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The best way to get from Surakarta to Surabaya is to fly which takes 1 h 32 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 3 h 28 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 7 h.

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The quickest flight from Solo Airport to Surabaya Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Surakarta to Surabaya bus services, operated by Putra Agung, arrive at Surabaya station.

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Map of how to get from Surakarta to Surabaya.
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  • Distance: 134 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 32 min

What companies run services between Surakarta, Indonesia and Surabaya, Indonesia?

Wings Air flies from Surakarta to Surabaya 4 times a week. Alternatively, Kereta API operates a train from Surakarta to Surabaya every 4 hours. Tickets cost $2 - $10 and the journey takes 3 h 28 min.

Airlines
Wings Air
Website
lionair.co.id
Flights from Solo to Surabaya
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $150
Flights from Yogyakarta to Surabaya
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Flights from Semarang to Surabaya
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $130
PT. Sriwijaya Air
Website
sriwijayaair.co.id
Flights from Yogyakarta to Surabaya
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $130
Flights from Semarang to Surabaya
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $110
Garuda Indonesia
Website
garuda-indonesia.com
Flights from Yogyakarta to Surabaya
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Semarang to Surabaya
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $160
Citilink Indonesia
Website
Flights from Semarang to Surabaya
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $110
Train operators
Prambanan Ekspres
Email
admin@prameks.com
Website
prameks.com
Train from Solobalapan to Stasiun Maguwo
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
prameks.com
Kereta API
Phone
021-121
Website
tiket.kereta-api.co.id
Train from Solo Jebres to Semarang Tawang
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $8
Website
kai.id
Book at
tiket.com
Economy
$1 - $8
Business
$3 - $7
Executive
$5 - $11
Train from Solo Balapan to Gubeng
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $10
Website
kai.id
Book at
tiket.com
Economy
$2 - $10
Business
$6 - $11
Executive
$9 - $16
Bus operators
Putra Agung
Phone
(62) 812 1718 1848
Website
putraagungtravel.com
Bus from Surakarta to Surabaya
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
putraagungtravel.com
Other operators
Taxi from Surakarta to Surabaya
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Estimated price
$65 - $85

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Surakarta to Surabaya train services, operated by Kereta API, arrive at Gubeng station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Surakarta to Surabaya is 265 km. It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to drive from Surakarta to Surabaya.

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Wings Air offers flights from Solo Airport to Surabaya Airport.

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There are 436+ hotels available in Surabaya. Prices start at $13 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Surakarta to Solo Airport is to taxi which takes 13 min and costs .

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