How to travel from Jakarta to Kendari, Indonesia

The distance between Jakarta and Kendari is around 1,823km (1,133 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 3h 60m.

3 routes found

We've found 3 different ways to get from Jakarta to Kendari by plane, train and ferry. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

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Fly

Fly from Soekarno–Hatta (CGK) to Kendari (KDI).

  • Duration3h 60m
  • Flight time2h 50m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 3,250,215($215)
Operated by

Citilink Indonesia

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Train and Ferry

Take the train to Surabaya Pasar Turi then take a ferry to Baubau and then to Kendari.

  • Duration3 days
  • Departstwice a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 883,700($59)
Operated by

Multiple operators

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Jakarta and Kendari

There are several options for getting from Jakarta to Kendari by plane, train and ferry. The cheapest option is to take the train and then take a ferry which costs around IDR 883,700 ($59) and will take around 3 days. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 3h 60m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 3,250,215 ($215).

The distance between Jakarta and Kendari is around 1,823km (1,133 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 1,755km (1,090 miles)

It takes around 3h 60m to get from Jakarta and Kendari by plane.

The quickest way to get from Jakarta to Kendari is to fly which takes around 3h 60m and will set you back approx IDR 3,250,215 ($215).

The cheapest way to travel between Jakarta and Kendari is to take the train and then take a ferry which will typically cost around IDR 883,700 ($59) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Jakarta and Kendari. We recommend that you fly from Soekarno–Hatta (CGK) to Kendari (KDI). instead which will take 3h 60m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Jakarta and Kendari. We recommend that you fly from Soekarno–Hatta (CGK) to Kendari (KDI). instead which will take 3h 60m.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Jakarta and Kendari. Flights depart from Soekarno–Hatta (CGK) and arrive at Kendari (KDI). The flight takes around 2h 50m.

Yes there is a direct flight between Jakarta and Kendari with no stop-overs required. Flights typically take around 2h 50m.

Citilink Indonesia, Batik Air and Lion Mentari Airlines fly between Jakarta and Kendari. Flights depart from Soekarno–Hatta (CGK) and and arrive into Kendari (KDI). These flights usually take around 2h 50m.

The flight from Jakarta to Kendari typically takes around 2h 50m. Flights depart from Soekarno–Hatta (CGK) and and arrive into Kendari (KDI).

The closest major airport to Kendari is Haluoleo Airport (KDI) (KDI) which is approximately 15km (9 miles) from Kendari. Baubau Airport (BUW) (BUW) and Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport (UPG) (UPG) 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 Kendari. We recommend that you fly from Soekarno–Hatta (CGK) to Kendari (KDI). instead which will take 3h 60m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Jakarta to Kendari is to fly which takes, on average, 3h 60m and will usually cost around IDR 3,250,215 ($215).

How do I get from Jakarta to Kendari

Compare travel optionsbetween Jakarta and Kendari

Transport options from Jakarta to Kendari
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly + 1 similar
3h 60m
IDR 3,250,215($215)
hourly1,823km (1,133 miles)
Fly to Kendari (KDI)7h 20m
IDR 5,751,535($385)
hourly3,156km (1,961 miles)
Train and Ferry
3 days
IDR 883,700($59)
twice a week2,179km (1,354 miles)

Top Carriersoperating between Jakarta and Kendari

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Airports near Kendari

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

KDI
Haluoleo Airport (KDI)
Domestic Airport
Distance
15km (9 miles) from Kendari
BUW
Baubau Airport (BUW)
Domestic Airport
Distance
166km (103 miles) from Kendari
UPG
Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport (UPG)
International Airport
Distance
351km (218 miles) from Kendari