How to travel from Legian to Manado, Indonesia

The distance between Legian and Manado is around 2,837km (1,763 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 5h 40m.

3 routes found

We've found 3 different ways to get from Legian to Manado 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 Manado (MDC).

  • Duration5h 40m
  • Flight time5h 20m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 2,037,000($135)
Operated by

Batik Air

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Bus and Ferry

Take the bus to Padang Bai then take a ferry to Lembar Lombok then Surabaya and then to Bitung.

  • Duration4 days 4h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,258,150($84)
Operated by

Multiple operators

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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 Bitung.

  • Duration3 days 12h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,168,280($78)
Operated by

Multiple operators

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Legian and Manado

There are several options for getting from Legian to Manado by plane, bus, ferry and train. The cheapest option is to take the bus, then take a ferry and then take the train which costs around IDR 1,168,280 ($78) and will take around 3 days 12h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 5h 40m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 2,037,000 ($135).

The distance between Legian and Manado is around 2,837km (1,763 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 1,560km (969 miles)

It takes around 5h 40m to get from Legian and Manado by plane.

The quickest way to get from Legian to Manado is to fly which takes around 5h 40m and will set you back approx IDR 2,037,000 ($135).

The cheapest way to travel between Legian and Manado is to take the bus, then take a ferry and then take the train which will typically cost around IDR 1,168,280 ($78) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Legian and Manado. We recommend that you fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Manado (MDC). instead which will take 5h 40m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Legian and Manado. We recommend that you fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Manado (MDC). instead which will take 5h 40m.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Legian and Manado. Flights depart from Ngurah Rai (DPS) and arrive at Manado (MDC) - via Soekarno–Hatta (CGK). The flight takes around 5h 20m.

There is no direct flight from Legian to Manado. There is however a flight that goes via Soekarno–Hatta (CGK). This services will take at least 5h 40m (not including layover time).

The flight from Legian to Manado typically takes around 5h 20m. Flights depart from Ngurah Rai (DPS) and and arrive into Manado (MDC).

The closest major airport to Manado is Sam Ratulangi International Airport (MDC) (MDC) which is approximately 11km (7 miles) from Manado. Tolotio Airport (GTO) (GTO) and Naha Airport (NAH) (NAH) 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 Manado. We recommend that you fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Manado (MDC). instead which will take 5h 40m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Legian to Manado is to fly which takes, on average, 5h 40m and will usually cost around IDR 2,037,000 ($135).

How do I get from Legian to Manado

Compare travel optionsbetween Legian and Manado

Transport options from Legian to Manado
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly
5h 40m
IDR 2,037,000($135)
on demand3,201km (1,989 miles)
Bus and Ferry
4 days 4h
IDR 1,258,150($84)
once a week2,939km (1,826 miles)
Bus, Ferry and Train
3 days 12h
IDR 1,168,280($78)
once a week2,837km (1,763 miles)

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Airports near Manado

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

MDC
Sam Ratulangi International Airport (MDC)
International Airport
Distance
11km (7 miles) from Manado
GTO
Tolotio Airport (GTO)
Domestic Airport
Distance
241km (150 miles) from Manado
NAH
Naha Airport (NAH)
Domestic Airport
Distance
254km (158 miles) from Manado