How to travel from Jambi to Langsa, Indonesia

The distance between Jambi and Langsa is around 991km (616 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly and then take a taxi which takes around 5h 10m.

5 routes found

We've found 5 different ways to get from Jambi to Langsa by plane, taxi, bus and car. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

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

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Plane and Taxi

Fly from Jambi (DJB) to Lhok Seumawe (LSW) then take a taxi to Langsa.

  • Duration5h 10m
  • Flight time3hrs
  • Typical cost
    IDR 3,714,535($250)
Operated by

Multiple operators

1 similiar route

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3 x bus
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Bus and Taxi

Take the bus to Palembang then Terminal AKAP BRPS and then to Medan Putra Pelangi then take a taxi to Langsa.

  • Duration1 day 19h
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,542,730($105)
Operated by

Multiple operators

1 similiar route

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car
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Drive

Drive to Langsa.

  • Duration18h 35m
  • Distance1,269km (789 miles)
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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Jambi and Langsa

There are several options for getting from Jambi to Langsa by plane, taxi, bus and car. The cheapest option is to take the bus and then take a taxi which costs around IDR 1,377,970 ($90) and will take around 2 days 2h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and then take a taxi and arrive in approximately 5h 10m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 3,714,535 ($250).

The distance between Jambi and Langsa is around 991km (616 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 924km (574 miles)

It takes around 5h 10m to get from Jambi and Langsa by plane and taxi. If you are travelling by car it will take around 18h 35m to drive there.

The quickest way to get from Jambi to Langsa is to fly and then take a taxi which takes around 5h 10m and will set you back approx IDR 3,714,535 ($250).

The cheapest way to travel between Jambi and Langsa, if you exclude driving, is to take the bus and then take a taxi which will typically cost around IDR 1,377,970 ($90) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Jambi and Langsa. We recommend that you fly from Jambi (DJB) to Lhok Seumawe (LSW) then take a taxi to Langsa. instead which will take 5h 10m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Jambi and Langsa. We recommend that you fly from Jambi (DJB) to Lhok Seumawe (LSW) then take a taxi to Langsa. instead which will take 5h 10m.

Flights and Airlines

It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Jambi to Langsa. We recommend that you fly from Jambi (DJB) to Lhok Seumawe (LSW) then take a taxi to Langsa. instead which will take 5h 10m.

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

Yes it is possible to drive from Jambi and Langsa. The distance is around 1,269km (789 miles) by road and it will take around 18h 35m in normal traffic conditons.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Jambi to Langsa is to fly and then take a taxi which takes, on average, 5h 10m and will usually cost around IDR 3,714,535 ($250).

How do I get from Jambi to Langsa

Compare travel optionsbetween Jambi and Langsa

Transport options from Jambi to Langsa
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Plane and Taxi + 1 similar
5h 10m
IDR 3,714,535($250)
on demand1,179km (732 miles)
Fly to Kuala Namu (KNO), Taxi5h 25m
IDR 3,325,105($220)
twice daily991km (616 miles)
Bus and Taxi + 1 similar
1 day 19h
IDR 1,542,730($105)
once daily1,835km (1,140 miles)
Bus to Palembang, taxi2 days 2h
IDR 1,377,970($90)
once daily1,945km (1,208 miles)
Drive
18h 35m
IDR 2,111,890($140)
on demand1,269km (789 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