How to travel from Jakarta to Bontang, Indonesia

The distance between Jakarta and Bontang is around 1,438km (894 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly and then take a taxi which takes around 4h 5m.

7 routes found

We've found 7 different ways to get from Jakarta to Bontang by plane, taxi, train, ferry and bus. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

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Plane and Taxi

Fly from Soekarno–Hatta (CGK) to APT Pranoto (AAP) then take a taxi to Bontang.

  • Duration4h 5m
  • Flight time2h 15m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 3,235,240($215)
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2 similiar routes

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Bus, Ferry and Taxi

Take the bus to Surabaya Kota then take a ferry to Balikpapan then take the bus to Samarinda then take a taxi to Bontang.

  • Duration1 day 20h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,587,665($105)
Operated by

Multiple operators

3 similiar routes

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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Jakarta and Bontang

There are several options for getting from Jakarta to Bontang by plane, taxi, train, ferry and bus. The cheapest option is to take the train, then take a ferry, then take the bus and then take a taxi which costs around IDR 1,482,820 ($100) and will take around 1 day 20h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and then take a taxi and arrive in approximately 4h 5m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 3,235,240 ($215).

The distance between Jakarta and Bontang is around 1,438km (894 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 1,373km (853 miles)

It takes around 4h 5m to get from Jakarta and Bontang by plane and taxi.

The quickest way to get from Jakarta to Bontang is to fly and then take a taxi which takes around 4h 5m and will set you back approx IDR 3,235,240 ($215).

The cheapest way to travel between Jakarta and Bontang is to take the train, then take a ferry, then take the bus and then take a taxi which will typically cost around IDR 1,482,820 ($100) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Jakarta and Bontang. We recommend that you fly from Soekarno–Hatta (CGK) to APT Pranoto (AAP) then take a taxi to Bontang. instead which will take 4h 5m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Jakarta and Bontang. We recommend that you fly from Soekarno–Hatta (CGK) to APT Pranoto (AAP) then take a taxi to Bontang. instead which will take 4h 5m.

Flights and Airlines

It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Jakarta to Bontang. We recommend that you fly from Soekarno–Hatta (CGK) to APT Pranoto (AAP) then take a taxi to Bontang. instead which will take 4h 5m.

The closest major airport to Bontang is Samarinda International Airport (AAP) (AAP) which is approximately 60km (38 miles) from Bontang. Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman Airport (BPN) (BPN) and Kalimarau Airport (BEJ) (BEJ) 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 Jakarta to Bontang. We recommend that you fly from Soekarno–Hatta (CGK) to APT Pranoto (AAP) then take a taxi to Bontang. instead which will take 4h 5m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Jakarta to Bontang is to fly and then take a taxi which takes, on average, 4h 5m and will usually cost around IDR 3,235,240 ($215).

How do I get from Jakarta to Bontang

Compare travel optionsbetween Jakarta and Bontang

Transport options from Jakarta to Bontang
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Plane and Taxi + 2 similar
4h 5m
IDR 3,235,240($215)
hourly1,475km (916 miles)
Fly to APT Pranoto (AAP), Taxi4h 20m
IDR 3,489,865($235)
hourly1,438km (894 miles)
Fly to Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman (BPN), Taxi5h 50m
IDR 4,133,915($275)
hourly1,528km (949 miles)
Bus, Ferry and Taxi + 3 similar
1 day 20h
IDR 1,587,665($105)
once a week2,163km (1,344 miles)
Bus to Kudus, ferry and taxi2 days 3h
IDR 1,632,595($110)
once a week2,122km (1,318 miles)
Train, Ferry, Bus and Taxi1 day 18h
IDR 1,497,795($100)
once a week2,103km (1,307 miles)
Train to Surabaya Pasar Turi, ferry, bus and taxi1 day 20h
IDR 1,482,820($100)
once a week2,098km (1,303 miles)

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Airports near Bontang

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

AAP
Samarinda International Airport (AAP)
International Airport
Distance
60km (38 miles) from Bontang
BPN
Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman Airport (BPN)
International Airport
Distance
166km (103 miles) from Bontang
BEJ
Kalimarau Airport (BEJ)
Domestic Airport
Distance
226km (140 miles) from Bontang