How to travel from Jambi to Kendari, Indonesia

The distance between Jambi and Kendari is around 2,388km (1,484 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 4h 55m.

2 routes found

We've found 2 different ways to get from Jambi to Kendari by plane, bus, train and ferry. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

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

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Fly

Fly from Jambi (DJB) to Kendari (KDI).

  • Duration4h 55m
  • Flight time4h 25m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 3,804,400($255)
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 then take the train to Surabaya Pasar Turi then take a ferry to Baubau and then to Kendari.

  • Duration4 days 1h
  • Departstwice a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,422,905($95)
Operated by

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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Jambi and Kendari

There are several options for getting from Jambi to Kendari by plane, bus, train and ferry. The cheapest option is to take the bus, then take the train and then take a ferry which costs around IDR 1,422,905 ($95) and will take around 4 days 1h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 4h 55m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 3,804,400 ($255).

The distance between Jambi and Kendari is around 2,388km (1,484 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 2,116km (1,315 miles)

It takes around 4h 55m to get from Jambi and Kendari by plane.

The quickest way to get from Jambi to Kendari is to fly which takes around 4h 55m and will set you back approx IDR 3,804,400 ($255).

The cheapest way to travel between Jambi and Kendari is to take the bus, then take the train and then take a ferry which will typically cost around IDR 1,422,905 ($95) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Jambi and Kendari. We recommend that you fly from Jambi (DJB) to Kendari (KDI). instead which will take 4h 55m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Jambi and Kendari. We recommend that you fly from Jambi (DJB) to Kendari (KDI). instead which will take 4h 55m.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Jambi and Kendari. Flights depart from Jambi (DJB) and arrive at Kendari (KDI) - via Soekarno–Hatta (CGK). The flight takes around 4h 25m.

There is no direct flight from Jambi to Kendari. There is however a flight that goes via Soekarno–Hatta (CGK). This services will take at least 4h 55m (not including layover time).

The flight from Jambi to Kendari typically takes around 4h 25m. Flights depart from Jambi (DJB) 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 Jambi to Kendari. We recommend that you fly from Jambi (DJB) to Kendari (KDI). instead which will take 4h 55m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Jambi to Kendari is to fly which takes, on average, 4h 55m and will usually cost around IDR 3,804,400 ($255).

How do I get from Jambi to Kendari

Compare travel optionsbetween Jambi and Kendari

Transport options from Jambi to Kendari
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly
4h 55m
IDR 3,804,400($255)
on demand2,388km (1,484 miles)
Bus, Train and Ferry
4 days 1h
IDR 1,422,905($95)
twice a week3,085km (1,917 miles)

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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