How to travel from Lake Toba to Nusa Dua, Indonesia

The distance between Lake Toba and Nusa Dua is around 2,351km (1,461 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to take a ferry, then drive and then fly which takes around 6h 25m.

3 routes found

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

👋 Also check out Nusa DuaLake Toba if you're planning a return trip.

🚀 Fastest
1
ferry
+
car
+
plane
+

Ferry, Car and Plane

Take a ferry to Ajibata then drive to Silangit (DTB) then fly from Silangit (DTB) to Ngurah Rai (DPS).

  • Duration6h 25m
  • Flight time4hrs
  • Typical cost
    IDR 3,774,445($250)
Operated by

Multiple operators

💰 Cheapest
2
ferry
+
5 x bus
+

Ferry and Bus

Take a ferry to Ajibata then take the bus to Amplas Station, Bandar Lampung, Jakarta then Jember and then to Nusa Dua.

  • Duration3 days 1h
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,992,070($135)
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 Lake Toba and Nusa Dua

There are several options for getting from Lake Toba to Nusa Dua by ferry, car, plane, train and bus. The cheapest option is to take a ferry and then take the bus which costs around IDR 1,992,070 ($135) and will take around 3 days 1h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can take a ferry, then drive and then fly and arrive in approximately 6h 25m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 3,774,445 ($250).

The distance between Lake Toba and Nusa Dua is around 2,351km (1,461 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 2,210km (1,373 miles)

It takes around 6h 25m to get from Lake Toba and Nusa Dua by ferry, car and plane.

The quickest way to get from Lake Toba to Nusa Dua is to take a ferry, then drive and then fly which takes around 6h 25m and will set you back approx IDR 3,774,445 ($250).

The cheapest way to travel between Lake Toba and Nusa Dua is to take a ferry and then take the bus which will typically cost around IDR 1,992,070 ($135) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Lake Toba and Nusa Dua. We recommend that you take a ferry to Ajibata then drive to Silangit (DTB) then fly from Silangit (DTB) to Ngurah Rai (DPS). instead which will take 6h 25m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Lake Toba and Nusa Dua. We recommend that you take a ferry to Ajibata then drive to Silangit (DTB) then fly from Silangit (DTB) to Ngurah Rai (DPS). instead which will take 6h 25m.

Flights and Airlines

It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Lake Toba to Nusa Dua. We recommend that you take a ferry to Ajibata then drive to Silangit (DTB) then fly from Silangit (DTB) to Ngurah Rai (DPS). instead which will take 6h 25m.

The closest major airport to Nusa Dua is Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS) (DPS) which is approximately 9km (5 miles) from Nusa Dua. Blimbingsari Airport (BWX) (BWX) and Zainuddin Abdul Madjid International Airport (LOP) (LOP) 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 Lake Toba to Nusa Dua. We recommend that you take a ferry to Ajibata then drive to Silangit (DTB) then fly from Silangit (DTB) to Ngurah Rai (DPS). instead which will take 6h 25m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Lake Toba to Nusa Dua is to take a ferry, then drive and then fly which takes, on average, 6h 25m and will usually cost around IDR 3,774,445 ($250).

How do I get from Lake Toba to Nusa Dua

Compare travel optionsbetween Lake Toba and Nusa Dua

Transport options from Lake Toba to Nusa Dua
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Ferry, Car and Plane
6h 25m
IDR 3,774,445($250)
4 times a day2,351km (1,461 miles)
Ferry and Bus + 1 similar
3 days 1h
IDR 1,992,070($135)
once daily3,352km (2,083 miles)
Ferry, Car, Train and Bus2 days 23h
IDR 2,081,935($140)
once daily3,299km (2,050 miles)

Top Carriersoperating between Lake Toba and Nusa Dua

Bus companies

Train operators

Ferry operators

Airlines

Airports near Nusa Dua

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

DPS
Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS)
International Airport
Distance
9km (5 miles) from Nusa Dua
BWX
Blimbingsari Airport (BWX)
Domestic Airport
Distance
111km (69 miles) from Nusa Dua
LOP
Zainuddin Abdul Madjid International Airport (LOP)
International Airport
Distance
115km (72 miles) from Nusa Dua