There are 3 ways to get from Tanjungbalai to Medan by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Tanjung Balai to Medan Putri Deli U55 / ...

$1 - $9

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tanjungbalai to Medan 116.8 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Tanjungbalai to Medan 116.8 miles

$10 - $16

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tanjungbalai to Medan is to train which costs Rp27000 - Rp130000 and takes 4 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tanjungbalai to Medan is to taxi which costs Rp700000 - Rp900000 and takes 2 h 48 min.

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The distance between Tanjungbalai and Medan is 143 km. The road distance is 186.8 km.

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The train from Tanjung Balai to Medan takes 4 h 25 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Tanjung Balai and arriving at Medan. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Tanjungbalai to Medan.
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  • Distance: 89.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 25 min

What companies run services between Tanjungbalai, Indonesia and Medan, Indonesia?

Kereta API operates a train from Tanjungbalai to Medan 3 times a day. Tickets cost $1 - $9 and the journey takes 4 h 25 min.

Train operators
Kereta API
Phone
021-121
Website
tiket.kereta-api.co.id
Train from Tanjung Balai to Medan
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $9
Website
kai.id
Book at
tiket.com
Economy
$1 - $9
Business
$5 - $9
Executive
$7 - $14
Other operators
Taxi from Tanjungbalai to Medan
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65

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