How to travel from Kuta to Kendari, Indonesia

The distance between Kuta and Kendari is around 996km (619 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 2h 55m.

2 routes found

We've found 2 different ways to get from Kuta to Kendari by plane and ferry. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

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Fly

Fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Kendari (KDI).

  • Duration2h 55m
  • Flight time2h 25m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 2,800,880($185)
Operated by

Lion Mentari Airlines

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Ferry

Take a ferry to Raha and then to Kendari.

  • Duration3 days 23h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 569,160($38)
Operated by

Pelni

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Kuta and Kendari

There are several options for getting from Kuta to Kendari by plane and ferry. The cheapest option is to take a ferry which costs around IDR 569,160 ($38) and will take around 3 days 23h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 2h 55m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 2,800,880 ($185).

The distance between Kuta and Kendari is around 996km (619 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 967km (601 miles)

It takes around 2h 55m to get from Kuta and Kendari by plane.

The quickest way to get from Kuta to Kendari is to fly which takes around 2h 55m and will set you back approx IDR 2,800,880 ($185).

The cheapest way to travel between Kuta and Kendari is to take a ferry which will typically cost around IDR 569,160 ($38) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Kuta and Kendari. We recommend that you fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Kendari (KDI). instead which will take 2h 55m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Kuta and Kendari. We recommend that you fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Kendari (KDI). instead which will take 2h 55m.

Ferry/Boat travel

Yes there is a ferry service that runs between Kuta and Kendari. The ferry typically takes around 3 days 23h and departs once a week.

Pelni run the ferry services between Kuta and Kendari. Ferries run once a week and take around 3 days 23h on average but will vary depending on conditions and travel date.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Kuta and Kendari. Flights depart from Ngurah Rai (DPS) and arrive at Kendari (KDI) - via Sultan Hasanuddin (UPG). The flight takes around 2h 25m.

There is no direct flight from Kuta to Kendari. There is however a flight that goes via Sultan Hasanuddin (UPG). This services will take at least 2h 55m (not including layover time).

The flight from Kuta to Kendari typically takes around 2h 25m. Flights depart from Ngurah Rai (DPS) and and arrive into Kendari (KDI).

The closest major airport to Kendari is Haluoleo Airport (KDI) (KDI) which is approximately 15km (9 miles) from Kendari. Baubau Airport (BUW) (BUW) and Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport (UPG) (UPG) 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 Kendari. We recommend that you fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Kendari (KDI). instead which will take 2h 55m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Kuta to Kendari is to fly which takes, on average, 2h 55m and will usually cost around IDR 2,800,880 ($185).

How do I get from Kuta to Kendari

Compare travel optionsbetween Kuta and Kendari

Transport options from Kuta to Kendari
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly
2h 55m
IDR 2,800,880($185)
on demand996km (619 miles)
Ferry
3 days 23h
IDR 569,160($38)
once a week1,659km (1,031 miles)

Top Carriersoperating between Kuta and Kendari

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Airports near Kendari

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

KDI
Haluoleo Airport (KDI)
Domestic Airport
Distance
15km (9 miles) from Kendari
BUW
Baubau Airport (BUW)
Domestic Airport
Distance
166km (103 miles) from Kendari
UPG
Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport (UPG)
International Airport
Distance
351km (218 miles) from Kendari