How to travel from Jambi to Jayapura, Indonesia

The distance between Jambi and Jayapura is around 4,416km (2,744 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 7h 20m.

3 routes found

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

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

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Fly

Fly from Jambi (DJB) to Jayapura (DJJ).

  • Duration7h 20m
  • Flight time6h 40m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 6,380,610($425)
Operated by

Batik Air

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Bus, Train and Ferry

Take the bus to Palembang then take the train to Tanjung Karang then take a ferry to Gambir Station and then to Jayapura.

  • Duration7 days 18h
  • Departs3 times a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,632,595($110)
Operated by

Multiple operators

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Bus, Ferry and Car

Take the bus to Palembang then take a ferry to Terminal Muntok then drive to Belinyu Port then take a ferry to Surabaya - Tanjung Perak Port and then to Jayapura.

  • Duration12 days 10h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 2,081,935($140)
Operated by

Multiple operators

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Jambi and Jayapura

There are several options for getting from Jambi to Jayapura by plane, bus, train, ferry and car. The cheapest option is to take the bus, then take the train and then take a ferry which costs around IDR 1,632,595 ($110) and will take around 7 days 18h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 7h 20m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 6,380,610 ($425).

The distance between Jambi and Jayapura is around 4,416km (2,744 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 4,123km (2,562 miles)

It takes around 7h 20m to get from Jambi and Jayapura by plane.

The quickest way to get from Jambi to Jayapura is to fly which takes around 7h 20m and will set you back approx IDR 6,380,610 ($425).

The cheapest way to travel between Jambi and Jayapura is to take the bus, then take the train and then take a ferry which will typically cost around IDR 1,632,595 ($110) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Jambi and Jayapura. We recommend that you fly from Jambi (DJB) to Jayapura (DJJ). instead which will take 7h 20m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Jambi and Jayapura. We recommend that you fly from Jambi (DJB) to Jayapura (DJJ). instead which will take 7h 20m.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Jambi and Jayapura. Flights depart from Jambi (DJB) and arrive at Jayapura (DJJ) - via Soekarno–Hatta (CGK). The flight takes around 6h 40m.

There is no direct flight from Jambi to Jayapura. There is however a flight that goes via Soekarno–Hatta (CGK). This services will take at least 7h 20m (not including layover time).

The flight from Jambi to Jayapura typically takes around 6h 40m. Flights depart from Jambi (DJB) and and arrive into Jayapura (DJJ).

The closest major airport to Jayapura is Sentani Airport (DJJ) (DJJ) which is approximately 21km (13 miles) from Jayapura. Wamena Airport (WMX) (WMX) and Nop Goliath Airport (DEX) (DEX) 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 Jayapura. We recommend that you fly from Jambi (DJB) to Jayapura (DJJ). instead which will take 7h 20m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Jambi to Jayapura is to fly which takes, on average, 7h 20m and will usually cost around IDR 6,380,610 ($425).

How do I get from Jambi to Jayapura

Compare travel optionsbetween Jambi and Jayapura

Transport options from Jambi to Jayapura
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly
7h 20m
IDR 6,380,610($425)
on demand4,416km (2,744 miles)
Bus, Train and Ferry
7 days 18h
IDR 1,632,595($110)
3 times a week5,645km (3,508 miles)
Bus, Ferry and Car
12 days 10h
IDR 2,081,935($140)
once a week7,625km (4,738 miles)

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Airports near Jayapura

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

DJJ
Sentani Airport (DJJ)
International Airport
Distance
21km (13 miles) from Jayapura
WMX
Wamena Airport (WMX)
Domestic Airport
Distance
261km (162 miles) from Jayapura
DEX
Nop Goliath Airport (DEX)
Domestic Airport
Distance
291km (181 miles) from Jayapura