How to travel from Jambi to Makassar, Indonesia

The distance between Jambi and Makassar is around 2,056km (1,277 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 4hrs.

2 routes found

We've found 2 different ways to get from Jambi to Makassar 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 MakassarJambi if you're planning a return trip.

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Fly

Fly from Jambi (DJB) to Sultan Hasanuddin (UPG).

  • Duration4hrs
  • Flight time3h 45m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 2,141,850($145)
Operated by

Lion Mentari Airlines

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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 Makassar.

  • Duration2 days 14h
  • Departs3 times a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,213,215($81)
Operated by

Multiple operators

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Jambi and Makassar

There are several options for getting from Jambi to Makassar 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 1,213,215 ($81) and will take around 2 days 14h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 4hrs, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 2,141,850 ($145).

The distance between Jambi and Makassar is around 2,056km (1,277 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 1,797km (1,116 miles)

It takes around 4hrs to get from Jambi and Makassar by plane.

The quickest way to get from Jambi to Makassar is to fly which takes around 4hrs and will set you back approx IDR 2,141,850 ($145).

The cheapest way to travel between Jambi and Makassar is to take the bus, then take the train and then take a ferry which will typically cost around IDR 1,213,215 ($81) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Jambi and Makassar. We recommend that you fly from Jambi (DJB) to Sultan Hasanuddin (UPG). instead which will take 4hrs.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Jambi and Makassar. We recommend that you fly from Jambi (DJB) to Sultan Hasanuddin (UPG). instead which will take 4hrs.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Jambi and Makassar. Flights depart from Jambi (DJB) and arrive at Sultan Hasanuddin (UPG) - via Soekarno–Hatta (CGK). The flight takes around 3h 45m.

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

The flight from Jambi to Makassar typically takes around 3h 45m. Flights depart from Jambi (DJB) and and arrive into Sultan Hasanuddin (UPG).

The closest major airport to Makassar is Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport (UPG) (UPG) which is approximately 16km (10 miles) from Makassar. Tampa Padang Airport (MJU) (MJU) and Baubau Airport (BUW) (BUW) 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 Makassar. We recommend that you fly from Jambi (DJB) to Sultan Hasanuddin (UPG). instead which will take 4hrs.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Jambi to Makassar is to fly which takes, on average, 4hrs and will usually cost around IDR 2,141,850 ($145).

How do I get from Jambi to Makassar

Compare travel optionsbetween Jambi and Makassar

Transport options from Jambi to Makassar
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly
4hrs
IDR 2,141,850($145)
on demand2,056km (1,277 miles)
Bus, Train and Ferry
2 days 14h
IDR 1,213,215($81)
3 times a week2,455km (1,525 miles)

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Airports near Makassar

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

UPG
Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport (UPG)
International Airport
Distance
16km (10 miles) from Makassar
MJU
Tampa Padang Airport (MJU)
Domestic Airport
Distance
286km (178 miles) from Makassar
BUW
Baubau Airport (BUW)
Domestic Airport
Distance
352km (219 miles) from Makassar