How to travel from Kuta to Bontang, Indonesia

The distance between Kuta and Bontang is around 1,087km (675 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly and then take a taxi which takes around 4h 35m.

5 routes found

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

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Plane and Taxi

Fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman (BPN) then take a taxi to Bontang.

  • Duration4h 35m
  • Flight time1h 40m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 4,433,475($295)
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1 similiar route

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Bus, Ferry and Taxi

Take the bus to Banyuwangi and then to Surabaya Kota then take a ferry to Balikpapan then take the bus to Samarinda then take a taxi to Bontang.

  • Duration1 day 21h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,602,640($105)
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Multiple operators

2 similiar routes

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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Kuta and Bontang

There are several options for getting from Kuta to Bontang by plane, taxi, bus, ferry and train. The cheapest option is to take the bus, then take the train, then take a ferry and then take a taxi which costs around IDR 1,602,640 ($105) and will take around 1 day 20h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and then take a taxi and arrive in approximately 4h 35m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 4,433,475 ($295).

The distance between Kuta and Bontang is around 1,087km (675 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 1,017km (632 miles)

It takes around 4h 35m to get from Kuta and Bontang by plane and taxi.

The quickest way to get from Kuta to Bontang is to fly and then take a taxi which takes around 4h 35m and will set you back approx IDR 4,433,475 ($295).

The cheapest way to travel between Kuta and Bontang is to take the bus, then take the train, then take a ferry and then take a taxi which will typically cost around IDR 1,602,640 ($105) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Kuta and Bontang. We recommend that you fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman (BPN) then take a taxi to Bontang. instead which will take 4h 35m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Kuta and Bontang. We recommend that you fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman (BPN) then take a taxi to Bontang. instead which will take 4h 35m.

Flights and Airlines

It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Kuta to Bontang. We recommend that you fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman (BPN) then take a taxi to Bontang. instead which will take 4h 35m.

The closest major airport to Bontang is Samarinda International Airport (AAP) (AAP) which is approximately 60km (38 miles) from Bontang. Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman Airport (BPN) (BPN) and Kalimarau Airport (BEJ) (BEJ) 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 Kuta to Bontang. We recommend that you fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman (BPN) then take a taxi to Bontang. instead which will take 4h 35m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Kuta to Bontang is to fly and then take a taxi which takes, on average, 4h 35m and will usually cost around IDR 4,433,475 ($295).

How do I get from Kuta to Bontang

Compare travel optionsbetween Kuta and Bontang

Transport options from Kuta to Bontang
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Plane and Taxi + 1 similar
4h 35m
IDR 4,433,475($295)
on demand1,087km (675 miles)
Fly to APT Pranoto (AAP), Taxi5h 15m
IDR 5,332,150($355)
on demand2,420km (1,504 miles)
Bus, Ferry and Taxi + 2 similar
1 day 21h
IDR 1,602,640($105)
once a week1,853km (1,151 miles)
Bus, Ferry, Train and Taxi1 day 19h
IDR 1,632,595($110)
once a week1,830km (1,137 miles)
Bus, Train, Ferry and Taxi1 day 20h
IDR 1,602,640($105)
once a week1,853km (1,151 miles)

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Airports near Bontang

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

AAP
Samarinda International Airport (AAP)
International Airport
Distance
60km (38 miles) from Bontang
BPN
Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman Airport (BPN)
International Airport
Distance
166km (103 miles) from Bontang
BEJ
Kalimarau Airport (BEJ)
Domestic Airport
Distance
226km (140 miles) from Bontang