How to travel from Halim Perdanakusuma Airport (HLP) to Medan, Indonesia

The distance between Halim Perdanakusuma Airport (HLP) and Medan is around 1,445km (898 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 3hrs.

5 routes found

We've found 5 different ways to get from Halim Perdanakusuma Airport (HLP) to Medan by plane, ferry, train, bus and car. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

👋 Also check out MedanHalim Perdanakusuma Airport (HLP) if you're planning a return trip.

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Fly

Fly from Jakarta Halim Perdana Kusuma (HLP) to Kuala Namu (KNO).

  • Duration3hrs
  • Flight time2h 20m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,333,040($89)
Operated by

Batik Air

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Ferry

Take a ferry to Belawan.

  • Duration2 days 13h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 644,050($43)
Operated by

Pelni

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Ferry, Train and Bus

Take a ferry to Bandar Lampung then take the train to Kertapati then take the bus to Terminal AKAP BRPS and then to Medan Putra Pelangi.

  • Duration2 days 5h
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,198,235($80)
Operated by

Multiple operators

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Car and Ferry

Drive to Merak then take a ferry to Bakauheni Port then drive to Medan.

  • Duration1 day 3h
  • Departshourly
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,602,640($105)
Operated by

Multiple operators

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Halim Perdanakusuma Airport (HLP) and Medan

There are several options for getting from Halim Perdanakusuma Airport (HLP) to Medan by plane, ferry, train, bus and car. The cheapest option is to take a ferry which costs around IDR 644,050 ($43) and will take around 2 days 13h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 3hrs, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 1,333,040 ($89).

The distance between Halim Perdanakusuma Airport (HLP) and Medan is around 1,445km (898 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 19km (12 miles)

It takes around 3hrs to get from Halim Perdanakusuma Airport (HLP) and Medan by plane.

The quickest way to get from Halim Perdanakusuma Airport (HLP) to Medan is to fly which takes around 3hrs and will set you back approx IDR 1,333,040 ($89).

The cheapest way to travel between Halim Perdanakusuma Airport (HLP) and Medan is to take a ferry which will typically cost around IDR 644,050 ($43) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Halim Perdanakusuma Airport (HLP) and Medan. We recommend that you fly from Jakarta Halim Perdana Kusuma (HLP) to Kuala Namu (KNO). instead which will take 3hrs.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Halim Perdanakusuma Airport (HLP) and Medan. We recommend that you fly from Jakarta Halim Perdana Kusuma (HLP) to Kuala Namu (KNO). instead which will take 3hrs.

Ferry/Boat travel

Yes there is a ferry service that runs between Halim Perdanakusuma Airport (HLP) and Medan. The ferry typically takes around 2 days 13h and departs once a week.

Pelni run the ferry services between Halim Perdanakusuma Airport (HLP) and Medan. Ferries run once a week and take around 2 days 13h on average but will vary depending on conditions and travel date.

Flights and Airlines

The easiest way to get to Medan from Halim Perdanakusuma Airport (HLP) is to fly which will take 3hrs and cost around IDR 1,333,040 ($89).

Yes you can fly from Halim Perdanakusuma Airport (HLP) and Medan. Flights depart from Jakarta Halim Perdana Kusuma (HLP) and arrive at Kuala Namu (KNO). The flight takes around 2h 20m.

Yes there is a direct flight between Halim Perdanakusuma Airport (HLP) and Medan with no stop-overs required. Flights typically take around 2h 20m.

Batik Air, Lion Mentari Airlines, Super Air Jet, Indonesia AirAsia, Citilink Indonesia, Garuda Indonesia and PT. Sriwijaya Air fly between Halim Perdanakusuma Airport (HLP) and Medan. Flights depart from Jakarta Halim Perdana Kusuma (HLP) and and arrive into Kuala Namu (KNO). These flights usually take around 2h 20m.

The flight from Halim Perdanakusuma Airport (HLP) to Medan typically takes around 2h 20m. Flights depart from Jakarta Halim Perdana Kusuma (HLP) and and arrive into Kuala Namu (KNO).

The closest major airport to Medan is Halim Perdanakusuma Airport (HLP) (HLP) which is approximately 19km (12 miles) from Medan. Soekarno–Hatta International Airport (CGK) (CGK) and Husein Sastranegara International Airport (BDO) (BDO) are also nearby and might be a better alternative airport depending on where you are flying from.

Drive yourself

No, its not really possible or feasible to drive from Halim Perdanakusuma Airport (HLP) to Medan. We recommend that you fly from Jakarta Halim Perdana Kusuma (HLP) to Kuala Namu (KNO). instead which will take 3hrs.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Halim Perdanakusuma Airport (HLP) to Medan is to fly which takes, on average, 3hrs and will usually cost around IDR 1,333,040 ($89).

How do I get from Halim Perdanakusuma Airport (HLP) to Medan

Compare travel optionsbetween Halim Perdanakusuma Airport (HLP) and Medan

Transport options from Halim Perdanakusuma Airport (HLP) to Medan
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly + 1 similar
3hrs
IDR 1,333,040($89)
every 2 hours1,445km (898 miles)
Fly to Kuala Namu (KNO)4hrs
IDR 1,288,105($86)
every 2 hours1,459km (907 miles)
Ferry
2 days 13h
IDR 644,050($43)
once a week1,838km (1,142 miles)
Ferry, Train and Bus
2 days 5h
IDR 1,198,235($80)
once daily2,046km (1,271 miles)
Car and Ferry
1 day 3h
IDR 1,602,640($105)
hourly1,900km (1,180 miles)

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Airports near Medan

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

HLP
Halim Perdanakusuma Airport (HLP)
Domestic Airport
Distance
19km (12 miles) from Medan
CGK
Soekarno–Hatta International Airport (CGK)
International Airport
Distance
32km (20 miles) from Medan
BDO
Husein Sastranegara International Airport (BDO)
International Airport
Distance
113km (70 miles) from Medan