How to travel from Lake Toba to Uluwatu, Indonesia

The distance between Lake Toba and Uluwatu is around 2,360km (1,466 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to take a ferry, then drive and then fly which takes around 6h 35m.

3 routes found

We've found 3 different ways to get from Lake Toba to Uluwatu 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 UluwatuLake Toba if you're planning a return trip.

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Ferry, Car and Plane

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

  • Duration6h 35m
  • Flight time4hrs
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,887,220($125)
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Ferry, Bus and Train

Take a ferry to Ajibata then take the bus to Amplas Station and then to Bandar Lampung then take a ferry to Gambir Station then take the train to Surabaya Pasar Turi then take the bus to Denpasar DB Trans.

  • Duration3 days 1h
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,902,200($125)
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Multiple operators

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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Lake Toba and Uluwatu

There are several options for getting from Lake Toba to Uluwatu by ferry, car, plane, train and bus. The cheapest option is to take a ferry, then drive and then fly which costs around IDR 1,887,220 ($125) and will take around 6h 35m.

The distance between Lake Toba and Uluwatu is around 2,360km (1,466 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 2,199km (1,367 miles)

It takes around 6h 35m to get from Lake Toba and Uluwatu by ferry, car and plane.

The quickest way to get from Lake Toba to Uluwatu is to take a ferry, then drive and then fly which takes around 6h 35m and will set you back approx IDR 1,887,220 ($125).

The cheapest way to travel between Lake Toba and Uluwatu is to take a ferry, then drive and then fly which will typically cost around IDR 1,887,220 ($125) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Lake Toba and Uluwatu. 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 35m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Lake Toba and Uluwatu. 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 35m.

Flights and Airlines

It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Lake Toba to Uluwatu. 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 35m.

The closest major airport to Uluwatu is Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS) (DPS) which is approximately 13km (8 miles) from Uluwatu. 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 Uluwatu. 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 35m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Lake Toba to Uluwatu is to take a ferry, then drive and then fly which takes, on average, 6h 35m and will usually cost around IDR 1,887,220 ($125).

How do I get from Lake Toba to Uluwatu

Compare travel optionsbetween Lake Toba and Uluwatu

Transport options from Lake Toba to Uluwatu
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Ferry, Car and Plane
6h 35m
IDR 1,887,220($125)
4 times a day2,360km (1,466 miles)
Ferry, Bus and Train + 1 similar
3 days 1h
IDR 1,902,200($125)
once daily3,302km (2,052 miles)
Ferry, Car, Train and Bus3 days 1h
IDR 2,246,695($150)
once daily3,486km (2,166 miles)

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Airports near Uluwatu

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

DPS
Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS)
International Airport
Distance
13km (8 miles) from Uluwatu
BWX
Blimbingsari Airport (BWX)
Domestic Airport
Distance
100km (62 miles) from Uluwatu
LOP
Zainuddin Abdul Madjid International Airport (LOP)
International Airport
Distance
131km (81 miles) from Uluwatu