How to travel from Legian to Jayapura, Indonesia

The distance between Legian and Jayapura is around 4,203km (2,612 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 8h 15m.

3 routes found

We've found 3 different ways to get from Legian to Jayapura by plane, 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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Fly

Fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Jayapura (DJJ).

  • Duration8h 15m
  • Flight time7h 30m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 8,552,410($570)
Operated by

Garuda Indonesia

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Ferry

Take a ferry to Makassar and then to Jayapura.

  • Duration7 days
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,183,260($79)
Operated by

Pelni

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Bus, Ferry and Train

Take the bus to Gilimanuk then take a ferry to Ketapang then take the train to Surabaya Kota then take a ferry to Wasior and then to Jayapura.

  • Duration6 days 2h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,497,795($100)
Operated by

Multiple operators

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Legian and Jayapura

There are several options for getting from Legian to Jayapura by plane, bus, ferry and train. The cheapest option is to take a ferry which costs around IDR 1,183,260 ($79) and will take around 7 days. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 8h 15m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 8,552,410 ($570).

The distance between Legian and Jayapura is around 4,203km (2,612 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 2,906km (1,806 miles)

It takes around 8h 15m to get from Legian and Jayapura by plane.

The quickest way to get from Legian to Jayapura is to fly which takes around 8h 15m and will set you back approx IDR 8,552,410 ($570).

The cheapest way to travel between Legian and Jayapura is to take a ferry which will typically cost around IDR 1,183,260 ($79) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Legian and Jayapura. We recommend that you fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Jayapura (DJJ). instead which will take 8h 15m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Legian and Jayapura. We recommend that you fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Jayapura (DJJ). instead which will take 8h 15m.

Ferry/Boat travel

Yes there is a ferry service that runs between Legian and Jayapura. The ferry typically takes around 7 days and departs once a week.

Pelni run the ferry services between Legian and Jayapura. Ferries run once a week and take around 7 days on average but will vary depending on conditions and travel date.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Legian and Jayapura. Flights depart from Ngurah Rai (DPS) and arrive at Jayapura (DJJ) - via Soekarno–Hatta (CGK). The flight takes around 7h 30m.

There is no direct flight from Legian to Jayapura. There is however a flight that goes via Soekarno–Hatta (CGK). This services will take at least 8h 15m (not including layover time).

The flight from Legian to Jayapura typically takes around 7h 30m. Flights depart from Ngurah Rai (DPS) and and arrive into Jayapura (DJJ).

The closest major airport to Jayapura is Sentani Airport (DJJ) (DJJ) which is approximately 21km (13 miles) from Jayapura. Wamena Airport (WMX) (WMX) and Nop Goliath Airport (DEX) (DEX) 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 Legian to Jayapura. We recommend that you fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Jayapura (DJJ). instead which will take 8h 15m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Legian to Jayapura is to fly which takes, on average, 8h 15m and will usually cost around IDR 8,552,410 ($570).

How do I get from Legian to Jayapura

Compare travel optionsbetween Legian and Jayapura

Transport options from Legian to Jayapura
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly
8h 15m
IDR 8,552,410($570)
on demand4,798km (2,982 miles)
Ferry
7 days
IDR 1,183,260($79)
once a week4,203km (2,612 miles)
Bus, Ferry and Train
6 days 2h
IDR 1,497,795($100)
once a week4,455km (2,768 miles)

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Airports near Jayapura

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

DJJ
Sentani Airport (DJJ)
International Airport
Distance
21km (13 miles) from Jayapura
WMX
Wamena Airport (WMX)
Domestic Airport
Distance
261km (162 miles) from Jayapura
DEX
Nop Goliath Airport (DEX)
Domestic Airport
Distance
291km (181 miles) from Jayapura