How to travel from Jakarta to Langsa, Indonesia

The distance between Jakarta and Langsa is around 1,626km (1,010 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly and then take a taxi which takes around 6h 15m.

9 routes found

We've found 9 different ways to get from Jakarta to Langsa by plane, taxi, train, bus, ferry and car. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

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Fly to Lhok Seumawe (LSW), Taxi

Fly from Jakarta Halim Perdana Kusuma (HLP) to Lhok Seumawe (LSW) then take a taxi to Langsa.

  • Duration6h 15m
  • Flight time3h 10m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 4,014,090($270)
Operated by

Multiple operators

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Ferry and Taxi

Take a ferry to Belawan then take a taxi to Langsa.

  • Duration2 days 14h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,497,795($100)
Operated by

Multiple operators

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Car and Ferry

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

  • Duration1 day 6h
  • Departshourly
  • Typical cost
    IDR 3,414,975($230)
Operated by

Multiple operators

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Jakarta and Langsa

There are several options for getting from Jakarta to Langsa by plane, taxi, train, bus, ferry and car. The cheapest option is to take a ferry and then take a taxi which costs around IDR 1,497,795 ($100) and will take around 2 days 14h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and then take a taxi and arrive in approximately 6h 15m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 4,014,090 ($270).

The distance between Jakarta and Langsa is around 1,626km (1,010 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 1,539km (956 miles)

It takes around 6h 20m to get from Jakarta and Langsa by plane and taxi.

The quickest way to get from Jakarta to Langsa is to fly and then take a taxi which takes around 6h 15m and will set you back approx IDR 4,014,090 ($270).

The cheapest way to travel between Jakarta and Langsa is to take a ferry and then take a taxi which will typically cost around IDR 1,497,795 ($100) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Jakarta and Langsa. We recommend that you fly from Jakarta Halim Perdana Kusuma (HLP) to Lhok Seumawe (LSW) then take a taxi to Langsa. instead which will take 6h 15m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Jakarta and Langsa. We recommend that you fly from Jakarta Halim Perdana Kusuma (HLP) to Lhok Seumawe (LSW) then take a taxi to Langsa. instead which will take 6h 15m.

Flights and Airlines

It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Jakarta to Langsa. We recommend that you fly from Soekarno–Hatta (CGK) to Kuala Namu (KNO) then take a taxi to Langsa. instead which will take 6h 20m.

The closest major airport to Langsa is Kualanamu International Airport (KNO) (KNO) which is approximately 137km (85 miles) from Langsa. Malikus Saleh Airport (LSW) (LSW) and Silangit Airport (DTB) (DTB) 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 Langsa. We recommend that you fly from Soekarno–Hatta (CGK) to Kuala Namu (KNO) then take a taxi to Langsa. instead which will take 6h 20m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Jakarta to Langsa is to fly and then take a taxi which takes, on average, 6h 20m and will usually cost around IDR 2,246,695 ($150).

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Compare travel optionsbetween Jakarta and Langsa

Transport options from Jakarta to Langsa
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly to Lhok Seumawe (LSW), Taxi + 6 similar
6h 15m
IDR 4,014,090($270)
hourly1,820km (1,131 miles)
Fly to Lhok Seumawe (LSW), Taxi6h 15m
IDR 4,059,025($270)
hourly1,814km (1,127 miles)
Plane and Taxi6h 20m
IDR 2,246,695($150)
twice daily1,626km (1,010 miles)
Fly to Kuala Namu (KNO), Taxi6h 40m
IDR 2,351,540($155)
twice daily1,632km (1,014 miles)
Fly to Banda Aceh (BTJ), Taxi9h 45m
IDR 5,332,150($355)
hourly2,270km (1,410 miles)
Train, Plane and Taxi8h 30m
IDR 3,504,840($235)
twice daily1,891km (1,175 miles)
Plane, Bus and Taxi13hrs
IDR 2,875,765($190)
twice daily1,725km (1,072 miles)
Ferry and Taxi
2 days 14h
IDR 1,497,795($100)
once a week2,029km (1,261 miles)
Car and Ferry
1 day 6h
IDR 3,414,975($230)
hourly2,061km (1,281 miles)

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Airports near Langsa

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

KNO
Kualanamu International Airport (KNO)
International Airport
Distance
137km (85 miles) from Langsa
LSW
Malikus Saleh Airport (LSW)
Domestic Airport
Distance
141km (87 miles) from Langsa
DTB
Silangit Airport (DTB)
Domestic Airport
Distance
271km (169 miles) from Langsa