There are 8 ways to get from Surakarta to Surabaya by plane, train, bus, taxi or car

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

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Fly Solo to Surabaya  •  1 h 32 min

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

$35 - $173

Cheapest option

Train  •  3 h 28 min

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

$2 - $35

6 alternative options

Train to Semarang, fly to Surabaya  •  4 h 28 min

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

$36 - $129

Fly Solo to Malang, train  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Solo (SOC) to Malang (MLG) SOC - MLG
  2. Take the train from Lawang to Gubeng

$52 - $162

Train to Yogyakarta, fly to Surabaya  •  4 h 34 min

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

$36 - $146

Bus  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Surakarta to Surabaya

$6

Taxi  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Surakarta to Surabaya 165.7 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Surakarta to Surabaya 165.7 miles

$14 - $22

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Surakarta to Surabaya is to bus which costs Rp75000 and takes 7 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Surakarta to Surabaya is to fly which costs Rp500000 - Rp2500000 and takes 1 h 32 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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It takes approximately 1 h 32 min to get from Surakarta to Surabaya, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Surakarta and arriving at Surabaya. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 40 min.

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

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

Wings Air flies from Surakarta to Surabaya once daily. Alternatively, Kereta API operates a train from Surakarta to Surabaya every 4 hours. Tickets cost $2 - $35 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
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $150
Flights from Semarang to Surabaya
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Flights from Solo to Malang
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $140
Flights from Yogyakarta to Surabaya
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
PT. Sriwijaya Air
Website
sriwijayaair.co.id
Flights from Semarang to Surabaya
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $110
Flights from Yogyakarta to Surabaya
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $130
Garuda Indonesia
Website
garuda-indonesia.com
Flights from Semarang to Surabaya
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $160
Flights from Yogyakarta to Surabaya
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Train operators
Kereta API
Phone
021-121
Website
tiket.kereta-api.co.id
Train from Solo Jebres to Semarang Tawang
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 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 - $12
Train from Lawang to Gubeng
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $7
Website
kai.id
Book at
tiket.com
Economy
$1 - $7
Business
$2 - $6
Executive
$4 - $10
Train from Solobalapan to Yogyakarta Tugu
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $7
Website
kai.id
Book at
tiket.com
Economy
$1 - $7
Business
$2 - $5
Executive
$3 - $10
Train from Solo Balapan to Gubeng
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $35
Website
kai.id
Book at
tiket.com
Economy
$2 - $11
Business
$7 - $11
Executive
$10 - $17
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Surakarta to Surabaya
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6
Other operators
Taxi from Surakarta to Surabaya
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90

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