How to travel from Lombok to Palembang, Indonesia

The distance between Lombok and Palembang is around 1,546km (961 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 3h 60m.

5 routes found

We've found 5 different ways to get from Lombok to Palembang by plane, ferry, bus, train and car. 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 Lombok (LOP) to Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM).

  • Duration3h 60m
  • Flight time3hrs
  • Typical cost
    IDR 4,118,940($275)
Operated by

Batik Air

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Ferry to Surabaya, train

Take a ferry to Surabaya then Tanjung Priok and then to Bandar Lampung then take the train to Kertapati.

  • Duration2 days 15h
  • Departs3 times a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 973,565($65)
Operated by

Multiple operators

1 similiar route

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Ferry and Train

Take a ferry to Surabaya then take the train to Jakarta Gambir then take a ferry to Bandar Lampung then take the train to Kertapati.

  • Duration1 day 22h
  • Departs4 times a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 898,675($60)
Operated by

Multiple operators

1 similiar route

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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Lombok and Palembang

There are several options for getting from Lombok to Palembang by plane, ferry, bus, train and car. The cheapest option is to take a ferry, then take the train and then drive which costs around IDR 823,790 ($55) and will take around 1 day 22h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 3h 60m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 4,118,940 ($275).

The distance between Lombok and Palembang is around 1,546km (961 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 1,426km (886 miles)

It takes around 3h 60m to get from Lombok and Palembang by plane.

The quickest way to get from Lombok to Palembang is to fly which takes around 3h 60m and will set you back approx IDR 4,118,940 ($275).

The cheapest way to travel between Lombok and Palembang is to take a ferry, then take the train and then drive which will typically cost around IDR 823,790 ($55) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Lombok and Palembang. We recommend that you fly from Lombok (LOP) to Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM). instead which will take 3h 60m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Lombok and Palembang. We recommend that you fly from Lombok (LOP) to Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM). instead which will take 3h 60m.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Lombok and Palembang. Flights depart from Lombok (LOP) and arrive at Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM) - via Soekarno–Hatta (CGK). The flight takes around 3hrs.

There is no direct flight from Lombok to Palembang. There is however a flight that goes via Soekarno–Hatta (CGK). This services will take at least 3h 60m (not including layover time).

The flight from Lombok to Palembang typically takes around 3hrs. Flights depart from Lombok (LOP) and and arrive into Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM).

The closest major airport to Palembang is Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport (PLM) (PLM) which is approximately 12km (7 miles) from Palembang. Depati Amir Airport (PGK) (PGK) and Sultan Thaha Airport (DJB) (DJB) 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 Lombok to Palembang. We recommend that you fly from Lombok (LOP) to Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM). instead which will take 3h 60m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Lombok to Palembang is to fly which takes, on average, 3h 60m and will usually cost around IDR 4,118,940 ($275).

How do I get from Lombok to Palembang

Compare travel optionsbetween Lombok and Palembang

Transport options from Lombok to Palembang
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly
3h 60m
IDR 4,118,940($275)
every 3 hours1,546km (961 miles)
Ferry to Surabaya, train + 1 similar
2 days 15h
IDR 973,565($65)
3 times a week1,804km (1,121 miles)
Ferry, Bus and Train1 day 20h
IDR 2,066,960($140)
once daily1,963km (1,220 miles)
Ferry and Train + 1 similar
1 day 22h
IDR 898,675($60)
4 times a week1,794km (1,115 miles)
Ferry, Train and Car1 day 22h
IDR 823,790($55)
4 times a week1,834km (1,140 miles)

Top Carriersoperating between Lombok and Palembang

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Airports near Palembang

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

PLM
Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport (PLM)
International Airport
Distance
12km (7 miles) from Palembang
PGK
Depati Amir Airport (PGK)
Domestic Airport
Distance
179km (111 miles) from Palembang
DJB
Sultan Thaha Airport (DJB)
Domestic Airport
Distance
195km (121 miles) from Palembang