How to travel from Ferdinand Lumban Tobing Airport (FLZ) to Lake Toba, Indonesia

The distance between Ferdinand Lumban Tobing Airport (FLZ) and Lake Toba is around 218km (136 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to take a taxi which takes around 4h 15m.

3 routes found

We've found 3 different ways to get from Ferdinand Lumban Tobing Airport (FLZ) to Lake Toba by taxi, bus, ferry and car. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

👋 Also check out Lake TobaFerdinand Lumban Tobing Airport (FLZ) if you're planning a return trip.

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Taxi, Bus and Ferry

Take a taxi to Silangit Airport then take the bus to Parapat pier then take a ferry to Tuk Tuk.

  • Duration5h 40m
  • Departs4 times a day
  • Typical cost
    IDR 763,875($51)
Operated by

Multiple operators

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Taxi

Take a taxi to Danau Toba.

  • Duration4h 15m
  • Departson demand
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,198,235($80)
Operated by

Multiple taxi operators

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Drive

Drive to Danau Toba.

  • Duration4h 15m
  • Distance243km (151 miles)
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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Ferdinand Lumban Tobing Airport (FLZ) and Lake Toba

There are several options for getting from Ferdinand Lumban Tobing Airport (FLZ) to Lake Toba by taxi, bus, ferry and car. The cheapest option is to take a taxi, then take the bus and then take a ferry which costs around IDR 763,875 ($51) and will take around 5h 40m. If you need to get there more quickly, you can take a taxi and arrive in approximately 4h 15m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 1,198,235 ($80).

The distance between Ferdinand Lumban Tobing Airport (FLZ) and Lake Toba is around 218km (136 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 117km (73 miles)

It takes around 5h 40m to get from Ferdinand Lumban Tobing Airport (FLZ) and Lake Toba by taxi, bus and ferry. If you are travelling by car it will take around 4h 15m to drive there.

The quickest way to get from Ferdinand Lumban Tobing Airport (FLZ) to Lake Toba is to take a taxi which takes around 4h 15m and will set you back approx IDR 1,198,235 ($80).

The cheapest way to travel between Ferdinand Lumban Tobing Airport (FLZ) and Lake Toba, if you exclude driving, is to take a taxi, then take the bus and then take a ferry which will typically cost around IDR 763,875 ($51) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Ferdinand Lumban Tobing Airport (FLZ) and Lake Toba. We recommend that you take a taxi to Danau Toba. instead which will take 4h 15m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Ferdinand Lumban Tobing Airport (FLZ) and Lake Toba. We recommend that you take a taxi to Danau Toba. instead which will take 4h 15m.

Flights and Airlines

The easiest way to get to Lake Toba from Ferdinand Lumban Tobing Airport (FLZ) is to take a taxi which will take 4h 15m and cost around IDR 1,198,235 ($80).

It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Ferdinand Lumban Tobing Airport (FLZ) to Lake Toba. We recommend that you take a taxi to Silangit Airport then take the bus to Parapat pier then take a ferry to Tuk Tuk. instead which will take 5h 40m.

The closest major airport to Lake Toba is Silangit Airport (DTB) (DTB) which is approximately 40km (25 miles) from Lake Toba. Kualanamu International Airport (KNO) (KNO) and Ferdinand Lumban Tobing Airport (FLZ) (FLZ) are also nearby and might be a better alternative airport depending on where you are flying from.

Drive yourself

Yes it is possible to drive from Ferdinand Lumban Tobing Airport (FLZ) and Lake Toba. The distance is around 243km (151 miles) by road and it will take around 4h 15m in normal traffic conditons.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Ferdinand Lumban Tobing Airport (FLZ) to Lake Toba is to take a taxi, then take the bus and then take a ferry which takes, on average, 5h 40m and will usually cost around IDR 763,875 ($51).

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Transport options from Ferdinand Lumban Tobing Airport (FLZ) to Lake Toba
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Taxi, Bus and Ferry
5h 40m
IDR 763,875($51)
4 times a day218km (136 miles)
Taxi
4h 15m
IDR 1,198,235($80)
on demand243km (151 miles)
Drive
4h 15m
IDR 209,690($14)
on demand243km (151 miles)

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Ferry operators

Airports near Lake Toba

The following major airports near Lake Toba offer regular flights to various popular destinations within Indonesia and internationally.

DTB
Silangit Airport (DTB)
Domestic Airport
Distance
40km (25 miles) from Lake Toba
KNO
Kualanamu International Airport (KNO)
International Airport
Distance
114km (71 miles) from Lake Toba
FLZ
Ferdinand Lumban Tobing Airport (FLZ)
Domestic Airport
Distance
117km (73 miles) from Lake Toba