How to travel from Jakarta to Manokwari, Indonesia

The distance between Jakarta and Manokwari is around 3,148km (1,956 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 5h 55m.

4 routes found

We've found 4 different ways to get from Jakarta to Manokwari by plane, train, ferry and bus. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

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

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Fly

Fly from Soekarno–Hatta (CGK) to Manokwari (MKW).

  • Duration5h 55m
  • Flight time5hrs
  • Typical cost
    IDR 5,242,285($350)
Operated by

Batik Air

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1 similiar route

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Bus and Ferry

Take the bus to Surabaya Kota then take a ferry to Namlea and then to Manokwari.

  • Duration4 days 12h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,138,325($76)
Operated by

Multiple operators

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Train and Ferry

Take the train to Surabaya Pasar Turi then take a ferry to Manokwari.

  • Duration4 days 9h
  • Departstwice a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 988,545($66)
Operated by

Multiple operators

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Jakarta and Manokwari

There are several options for getting from Jakarta to Manokwari by plane, train, ferry and bus. The cheapest option is to take the train and then take a ferry which costs around IDR 988,545 ($66) and will take around 4 days 9h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 5h 55m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 5,242,285 ($350).

The distance between Jakarta and Manokwari is around 3,148km (1,956 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 3,080km (1,914 miles)

It takes around 5h 55m to get from Jakarta and Manokwari by plane.

The quickest way to get from Jakarta to Manokwari is to fly which takes around 5h 55m and will set you back approx IDR 5,242,285 ($350).

The cheapest way to travel between Jakarta and Manokwari is to take the train and then take a ferry which will typically cost around IDR 988,545 ($66) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Jakarta and Manokwari. We recommend that you fly from Soekarno–Hatta (CGK) to Manokwari (MKW). instead which will take 5h 55m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Jakarta and Manokwari. We recommend that you fly from Soekarno–Hatta (CGK) to Manokwari (MKW). instead which will take 5h 55m.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Jakarta and Manokwari. Flights depart from Soekarno–Hatta (CGK) and arrive at Manokwari (MKW) - via Sorong (SOQ). The flight takes around 5hrs.

There is no direct flight from Jakarta to Manokwari. There is however a flight that goes via Sorong (SOQ). This services will take at least 5h 55m (not including layover time).

The flight from Jakarta to Manokwari typically takes around 5hrs. Flights depart from Soekarno–Hatta (CGK) and and arrive into Manokwari (MKW).

The closest major airport to Manokwari is Rendani Airport (MKW) (MKW) which is approximately 4km (3 miles) from Manokwari. Frans Kaisiepo Airport (BIK) (BIK) and Sentani Airport (DJJ) (DJJ) 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 Manokwari. We recommend that you fly from Soekarno–Hatta (CGK) to Manokwari (MKW). instead which will take 5h 55m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Jakarta to Manokwari is to fly which takes, on average, 5h 55m and will usually cost around IDR 5,242,285 ($350).

How do I get from Jakarta to Manokwari

Compare travel optionsbetween Jakarta and Manokwari

Transport options from Jakarta to Manokwari
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly + 1 similar
5h 55m
IDR 5,242,285($350)
hourly3,148km (1,956 miles)
Fly to Manokwari (MKW)10h 50m
IDR 9,840,515($655)
hourly5,930km (3,685 miles)
Bus and Ferry
4 days 12h
IDR 1,138,325($76)
once a week3,627km (2,254 miles)
Train and Ferry
4 days 9h
IDR 988,545($66)
twice a week3,568km (2,217 miles)

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Airports near Manokwari

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

MKW
Rendani Airport (MKW)
Domestic Airport
Distance
4km (3 miles) from Manokwari
BIK
Frans Kaisiepo Airport (BIK)
Domestic Airport
Distance
229km (142 miles) from Manokwari
DJJ
Sentani Airport (DJJ)
International Airport
Distance
740km (460 miles) from Manokwari