How to travel from Jambi to Tarakan, Indonesia

The distance between Jambi and Tarakan is around 2,214km (1,376 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 4hrs.

3 routes found

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

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🚀 Fastest
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Fly

Fly from Jambi (DJB) to Tarakan (TRK).

  • Duration4hrs
  • Flight time3h 55m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 3,519,820($235)
Operated by

Batik Air

+ 1 others
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car
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6 x ferry
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Car and Ferry

Drive to Kuala Tungkal then take a ferry to Dabo, Tanjung Pinang, Makassar, Raha then Torobulu and then to Tarakan.

  • Duration8 days 4h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,527,750($100)
Operated by

Multiple operators

1 similiar route

We’ve grouped similar routes together, click the arrows to see the other options.

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Jambi and Tarakan

There are several options for getting from Jambi to Tarakan by plane, bus, ferry, car and taxi. The cheapest option is to drive and then take a ferry which costs around IDR 1,527,750 ($100) and will take around 8 days 4h. 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 3,519,820 ($235).

The distance between Jambi and Tarakan is around 2,214km (1,376 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 1,650km (1,025 miles)

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

The quickest way to get from Jambi to Tarakan is to fly which takes around 4hrs and will set you back approx IDR 3,519,820 ($235).

The cheapest way to travel between Jambi and Tarakan is to drive and then take a ferry which will typically cost around IDR 1,527,750 ($100) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

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

Bus travel

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

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Jambi and Tarakan. Flights depart from Jambi (DJB) and arrive at Tarakan (TRK) - via Soekarno–Hatta (CGK). The flight takes around 3h 55m.

There is no direct flight from Jambi to Tarakan. 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 Tarakan typically takes around 3h 55m. Flights depart from Jambi (DJB) and and arrive into Tarakan (TRK).

The closest major airport to Tarakan is Juwata International Airport (TRK) (TRK) which is approximately 4km (2 miles) from Tarakan. Kalimarau Airport (BEJ) (BEJ) 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 Tarakan. We recommend that you fly from Jambi (DJB) to Tarakan (TRK). instead which will take 4hrs.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Jambi to Tarakan is to fly which takes, on average, 4hrs and will usually cost around IDR 3,519,820 ($235).

How do I get from Jambi to Tarakan

Compare travel optionsbetween Jambi and Tarakan

Transport options from Jambi to Tarakan
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly
4hrs
IDR 3,519,820($235)
on demand2,214km (1,376 miles)
Car and Ferry + 1 similar
8 days 4h
IDR 1,527,750($100)
once a week5,109km (3,175 miles)
Bus, Ferry, Car and Taxi6 days 21h
IDR 2,066,960($140)
once a week5,171km (3,213 miles)

Top Carriersoperating between Jambi and Tarakan

Ferry operators

Airlines

Bus companies

Airports near Tarakan

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

TRK
Juwata International Airport (TRK)
International Airport
Distance
4km (2 miles) from Tarakan
BEJ
Kalimarau Airport (BEJ)
Domestic Airport
Distance
133km (83 miles) from Tarakan
AAP
Samarinda International Airport (AAP)
International Airport
Distance
415km (258 miles) from Tarakan