How to travel from Jambi to Palu, Indonesia

The distance between Jambi and Palu is around 2,191km (1,362 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 4h 15m.

4 routes found

We've found 4 different ways to get from Jambi to Palu 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 PaluJambi if you're planning a return trip.

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Fly

Fly from Jambi (DJB) to Palu (PLW).

  • Duration4h 15m
  • Flight time4hrs
  • Typical cost
    IDR 3,549,775($235)
Operated by

Batik Air

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Bus and Ferry

Take the bus to Palembang, Lampung then Jakarta and then to Surabaya Kota then take a ferry to Pantoloan.

  • Duration3 days 10h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,632,595($110)
Operated by

Multiple operators

2 similiar routes

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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Jambi and Palu

There are several options for getting from Jambi to Palu 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 1,273,125 ($85) and will take around 3 days 5h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 4h 15m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 3,549,775 ($235).

The distance between Jambi and Palu is around 2,191km (1,362 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 1,809km (1,124 miles)

It takes around 4h 15m to get from Jambi and Palu by plane.

The quickest way to get from Jambi to Palu is to fly which takes around 4h 15m and will set you back approx IDR 3,549,775 ($235).

The cheapest way to travel between Jambi and Palu is to take the bus, then take the train and then take a ferry which will typically cost around IDR 1,273,125 ($85) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Jambi and Palu. We recommend that you fly from Jambi (DJB) to Palu (PLW). instead which will take 4h 15m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Jambi and Palu. We recommend that you fly from Jambi (DJB) to Palu (PLW). instead which will take 4h 15m.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Jambi and Palu. Flights depart from Jambi (DJB) and arrive at Palu (PLW) - via Soekarno–Hatta (CGK). The flight takes around 4hrs.

There is no direct flight from Jambi to Palu. There is however a flight that goes via Soekarno–Hatta (CGK). This services will take at least 4h 15m (not including layover time).

The flight from Jambi to Palu typically takes around 4hrs. Flights depart from Jambi (DJB) and and arrive into Palu (PLW).

The closest major airport to Palu is Mutiara Airport (PLW) (PLW) which is approximately 5km (3 miles) from Palu. Tampa Padang Airport (MJU) (MJU) and Samarinda International Airport (AAP) (AAP) 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 Palu. We recommend that you fly from Jambi (DJB) to Palu (PLW). instead which will take 4h 15m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Jambi to Palu is to fly which takes, on average, 4h 15m and will usually cost around IDR 3,549,775 ($235).

How do I get from Jambi to Palu

Compare travel optionsbetween Jambi and Palu

Transport options from Jambi to Palu
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly
4h 15m
IDR 3,549,775($235)
on demand2,191km (1,362 miles)
Bus and Ferry + 2 similar
3 days 10h
IDR 1,632,595($110)
once a week3,121km (1,939 miles)
Bus to Palembang, ferry3 days 16h
IDR 1,677,530($110)
once a week3,080km (1,914 miles)
Bus, Train and Ferry3 days 5h
IDR 1,273,125($85)
once a week3,148km (1,956 miles)

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Airports near Palu

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

PLW
Mutiara Airport (PLW)
Domestic Airport
Distance
5km (3 miles) from Palu
MJU
Tampa Padang Airport (MJU)
Domestic Airport
Distance
210km (130 miles) from Palu
AAP
Samarinda International Airport (AAP)
International Airport
Distance
297km (184 miles) from Palu