How to travel from Kuta to Nabire, Indonesia

The distance between Kuta and Nabire is around 2,952km (1,834 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 7h 40m.

5 routes found

We've found 5 different ways to get from Kuta to Nabire by plane, taxi, ferry, bus and train. 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 Nabire (NBX).

  • Duration7h 40m
  • Flight time7h 35m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 8,327,745($555)
Operated by

Indonesia AirAsia

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Ferry

Take a ferry to Makassar and then to Nabire.

  • Duration6 days
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 973,565($65)
Operated by

Pelni

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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Kuta and Nabire

There are several options for getting from Kuta to Nabire by plane, taxi, ferry, bus and train. The cheapest option is to take a ferry which costs around IDR 973,565 ($65) and will take around 6 days. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 7h 40m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 8,327,745 ($555).

The distance between Kuta and Nabire is around 2,952km (1,834 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 2,325km (1,445 miles)

It takes around 7h 40m to get from Kuta and Nabire by plane.

The quickest way to get from Kuta to Nabire is to fly which takes around 7h 40m and will set you back approx IDR 8,327,745 ($555).

The cheapest way to travel between Kuta and Nabire is to take a ferry which will typically cost around IDR 973,565 ($65) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Kuta and Nabire. We recommend that you fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Nabire (NBX). instead which will take 7h 40m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Kuta and Nabire. We recommend that you fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Nabire (NBX). instead which will take 7h 40m.

Ferry/Boat travel

Yes there is a ferry service that runs between Kuta and Nabire. The ferry typically takes around 6 days and departs once a week.

Pelni run the ferry services between Kuta and Nabire. Ferries run once a week and take around 6 days on average but will vary depending on conditions and travel date.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Kuta and Nabire. Flights depart from Ngurah Rai (DPS) and arrive at Nabire (NBX) - via Soekarno–Hatta (CGK). The flight takes around 7h 35m.

There is no direct flight from Kuta to Nabire. There is however a flight that goes via Soekarno–Hatta (CGK) and Sorong (SOQ). This services will take at least 7h 40m (not including layover time).

The flight from Kuta to Nabire typically takes around 7h 35m. Flights depart from Ngurah Rai (DPS) and and arrive into Nabire (NBX).

The closest major airport to Nabire is Nabire Airport (NBX) (NBX) which is approximately 8km (5 miles) from Nabire. Kaimana Airport (KNG) (KNG) and Sentani Airport (DJJ) (DJJ) 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 Nabire. We recommend that you fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Nabire (NBX). instead which will take 7h 40m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Kuta to Nabire is to fly which takes, on average, 7h 40m and will usually cost around IDR 8,327,745 ($555).

How do I get from Kuta to Nabire

Compare travel optionsbetween Kuta and Nabire

Transport options from Kuta to Nabire
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly + 2 similar
7h 40m
IDR 8,327,745($555)
on demand4,323km (2,686 miles)
Plane and Taxi11h 35m
IDR 7,279,285($485)
on demand2,952km (1,834 miles)
Plane and Ferry15h 35m
IDR 7,818,490($520)
twice a week4,454km (2,767 miles)
Ferry + 1 similar
6 days
IDR 973,565($65)
once a week3,502km (2,176 miles)
Bus, Ferry and Train5 days 2h
IDR 1,228,190($82)
once a week3,757km (2,335 miles)

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Airports near Nabire

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

NBX
Nabire Airport (NBX)
Domestic Airport
Distance
8km (5 miles) from Nabire
KNG
Kaimana Airport (KNG)
Domestic Airport
Distance
197km (122 miles) from Nabire
DJJ
Sentani Airport (DJJ)
International Airport
Distance
563km (350 miles) from Nabire