How to travel from Jakarta to Cirebon, Indonesia

The distance between Jakarta and Cirebon is around 211km (131 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to take a taxi which takes around 2h 20m.

6 routes found

We've found 6 different ways to get from Jakarta to Cirebon by train, bus, taxi and car. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

👋 Also check out CirebonJakarta if you're planning a return trip.

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Train

Take the train to Cirebon.

  • Duration2h 25m
  • Departshourly
  • Typical cost
    IDR 179,735($12)
Operated by

Kereta API

1 similiar route

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bus
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Bus

Take the bus to Cirebon.

  • Duration4hrs
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    IDR 194,715($13)
Operated by

Damri

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taxi
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Taxi

Take a taxi to Cirebon.

  • Duration2h 20m
  • Departson demand
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,123,345($75)
Operated by

Grab Taxi

+ 2 others
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car
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Drive

Drive to Cirebon.

  • Duration2h 20m
  • Distance211km (131 miles)
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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Jakarta and Cirebon

There are several options for getting from Jakarta to Cirebon by train, bus, taxi and car. The cheapest option is to take the bus which costs around IDR 104,845 ($7) and will take around 4h 45m. If you need to get there more quickly, you can take a taxi and arrive in approximately 2h 20m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 1,123,345 ($75).

The distance between Jakarta and Cirebon is around 211km (131 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 201km (125 miles)

It takes around 2h 25m to get from Jakarta and Cirebon by train. If you are travelling by car it will take around 2h 20m to drive there.

The quickest way to get from Jakarta to Cirebon is to take a taxi which takes around 2h 20m and will set you back approx IDR 1,123,345 ($75).

The cheapest way to travel between Jakarta and Cirebon, if you exclude driving, is to take the bus which will typically cost around IDR 104,845 ($7) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

Yes there is a train service that runs between Jakarta and Cirebon. It typically takes around 2h 25m and departs hourly.

Yes there is a direct train service that runs between Jakarta and Cirebon with no changeovers required. The train runs hourly and takes 2h 25m.

Kereta API run train services between Jakarta and Cirebon. Trains depart hourly and will take around 2h 25m, however, this may vary depending on the particular service and whether it runs express or stops all stations.

Bus travel

Yes there is a bus that runs regularly from Jakarta and Cirebon. It typically takes around 4hrs and departs once daily.

Yes there is a direct bus service that runs between Jakarta and Cirebon with no changeovers required. The bus runs once daily and takes 4hrs.

Damri and Madona run regular bus services between Jakarta and Cirebon. Buses run once daily and take around 4hrs on average but will vary depending on you book with.

Flights and Airlines

It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Jakarta to Cirebon. We recommend that you take the train to Cirebon. instead which will take 2h 25m.

The closest major airport to Cirebon is Husein Sastranegara International Airport (BDO) (BDO) which is approximately 110km (68 miles) from Cirebon. Halim Perdanakusuma Airport (HLP) (HLP) and Achmad Yani International Airport (SRG) (SRG) 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 Jakarta and Cirebon. The distance is around 211km (131 miles) by road and it will take around 2h 20m in normal traffic conditons.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Jakarta to Cirebon is to take the train which takes, on average, 2h 25m and will usually cost around IDR 179,735 ($12).

How do I get from Jakarta to Cirebon

Compare travel optionsbetween Jakarta and Cirebon

Transport options from Jakarta to Cirebon
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Train + 1 similar
2h 25m
IDR 179,735($12)
hourly214km (133 miles)
Train to Cirebon2h 30m
IDR 194,715($13)
hourly219km (136 miles)
Bus + 1 similar
4hrs
IDR 194,715($13)
once daily214km (133 miles)
Bus to Cirebon4h 45m
IDR 104,845($7)
hourly215km (134 miles)
Taxi
2h 20m
IDR 1,123,345($75)
on demand211km (131 miles)
Drive
2h 20m
IDR 359,470($24)
on demand211km (131 miles)

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Airports near Cirebon

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

BDO
Husein Sastranegara International Airport (BDO)
International Airport
Distance
110km (68 miles) from Cirebon
HLP
Halim Perdanakusuma Airport (HLP)
Domestic Airport
Distance
191km (119 miles) from Cirebon
SRG
Achmad Yani International Airport (SRG)
International Airport
Distance
203km (126 miles) from Cirebon