How to travel from Jambi to Bontang, Indonesia

The distance between Jambi and Bontang is around 2,039km (1,267 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly and then take a taxi which takes around 4h 45m.

5 routes found

We've found 5 different ways to get from Jambi to Bontang by plane, taxi, bus, train, 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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Plane and Taxi

Fly from Jambi (DJB) to APT Pranoto (AAP) then take a taxi to Bontang.

  • Duration4h 45m
  • Flight time3h 35m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 3,639,645($245)
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1 similiar route

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Bus, Ferry and Taxi

Take the bus to Palembang, Lampung then Jakarta and then to Surabaya Kota then take a ferry to Balikpapan then take the bus to Samarinda then take a taxi to Bontang.

  • Duration2 days 23h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 2,396,475($160)
Operated by

Multiple operators

2 similiar routes

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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Jambi and Bontang

There are several options for getting from Jambi to Bontang by plane, taxi, bus, train, ferry and car. The cheapest option is to take the bus, then take the train, then take a ferry and then take a taxi which costs around IDR 2,037,000 ($135) and will take around 2 days 18h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and then take a taxi and arrive in approximately 4h 45m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 3,639,645 ($245).

The distance between Jambi and Bontang is around 2,039km (1,267 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 1,554km (965 miles)

It takes around 4h 45m to get from Jambi and Bontang by plane and taxi.

The quickest way to get from Jambi to Bontang is to fly and then take a taxi which takes around 4h 45m and will set you back approx IDR 3,639,645 ($245).

The cheapest way to travel between Jambi and Bontang is to take the bus, then take the train, then take a ferry and then take a taxi which will typically cost around IDR 2,037,000 ($135) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Jambi and Bontang. We recommend that you fly from Jambi (DJB) to APT Pranoto (AAP) then take a taxi to Bontang. instead which will take 4h 45m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Jambi and Bontang. We recommend that you fly from Jambi (DJB) to APT Pranoto (AAP) then take a taxi to Bontang. instead which will take 4h 45m.

Flights and Airlines

It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Jambi to Bontang. We recommend that you fly from Jambi (DJB) to APT Pranoto (AAP) then take a taxi to Bontang. instead which will take 4h 45m.

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 Jambi to Bontang. We recommend that you fly from Jambi (DJB) to APT Pranoto (AAP) then take a taxi to Bontang. instead which will take 4h 45m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Jambi to Bontang is to fly and then take a taxi which takes, on average, 4h 45m and will usually cost around IDR 3,639,645 ($245).

How do I get from Jambi to Bontang

Compare travel optionsbetween Jambi and Bontang

Transport options from Jambi to Bontang
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Plane and Taxi + 1 similar
4h 45m
IDR 3,639,645($245)
on demand2,039km (1,267 miles)
Fly to Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman (BPN), Taxi6h 25m
IDR 4,538,320($305)
on demand2,092km (1,300 miles)
Bus, Ferry and Taxi + 2 similar
2 days 23h
IDR 2,396,475($160)
once a week2,982km (1,853 miles)
Bus, Train, Ferry and Taxi2 days 18h
IDR 2,037,000($135)
once a week3,009km (1,870 miles)
Bus, Ferry, Car and Taxi6 days 23h
IDR 2,246,695($150)
once a week4,326km (2,688 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