How to travel from Makassar to Cirebon, Indonesia

The distance between Makassar and Cirebon is around 1,287km (800 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly and then take the train which takes around 4h 40m.

7 routes found

We've found 7 different ways to get from Makassar to Cirebon by plane, train, bus and ferry. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

👋 Also check out CirebonMakassar if you're planning a return trip.

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Plane and Train

Fly from Sultan Hasanuddin (UPG) to Ahmad Yani (SRG) then take the train to Cirebon.

  • Duration4h 40m
  • Flight time1h 50m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 2,621,140($175)
Operated by

Multiple operators

4 similiar routes

We’ve grouped similar routes together, click the arrows to see the other options.

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Ferry and Train

Take a ferry to Surabaya then take the train to Cirebon.

  • Duration1 day 9h
  • Departs3 times a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 539,205($36)
Operated by

Multiple operators

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Ferry and Bus

Take a ferry to Surabaya then take the bus to Jakarta and then to Cirebon.

  • Duration1 day 17h
  • Departs3 times a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 853,745($57)
Operated by

Multiple operators

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Makassar and Cirebon

There are several options for getting from Makassar to Cirebon by plane, train, bus and ferry. The cheapest option is to take a ferry and then take the train which costs around IDR 539,205 ($36) and will take around 1 day 9h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and then take the train and arrive in approximately 4h 40m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 2,621,140 ($175).

The distance between Makassar and Cirebon is around 1,287km (800 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 1,213km (754 miles)

It takes around 4h 40m to get from Makassar and Cirebon by plane and train.

The quickest way to get from Makassar to Cirebon is to fly and then take the train which takes around 4h 40m and will set you back approx IDR 2,621,140 ($175).

The cheapest way to travel between Makassar and Cirebon is to take a ferry and then take the train which will typically cost around IDR 539,205 ($36) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Makassar and Cirebon. We recommend that you fly from Sultan Hasanuddin (UPG) to Ahmad Yani (SRG) then take the train to Cirebon. instead which will take 4h 40m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Makassar and Cirebon. We recommend that you fly from Sultan Hasanuddin (UPG) to Ahmad Yani (SRG) then take the train to Cirebon. instead which will take 4h 40m.

Flights and Airlines

It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Makassar to Cirebon. We recommend that you fly from Sultan Hasanuddin (UPG) to Ahmad Yani (SRG) then take the train to Cirebon. instead which will take 4h 40m.

The closest major airport to Cirebon is Husein Sastranegara International Airport (BDO) (BDO) which is approximately 110km (68 miles) from Cirebon. Halim Perdanakusuma Airport (HLP) (HLP) and Achmad Yani International Airport (SRG) (SRG) 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 Makassar to Cirebon. We recommend that you fly from Sultan Hasanuddin (UPG) to Ahmad Yani (SRG) then take the train to Cirebon. instead which will take 4h 40m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Makassar to Cirebon is to fly and then take the train which takes, on average, 4h 40m and will usually cost around IDR 2,621,140 ($175).

How do I get from Makassar to Cirebon

Compare travel optionsbetween Makassar and Cirebon

Transport options from Makassar to Cirebon
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Plane and Train + 4 similar
4h 40m
IDR 2,621,140($175)
every 3 hours1,287km (800 miles)
Fly to Soekarno–Hatta (CGK), Train6hrs
IDR 1,812,335($120)
hourly1,701km (1,057 miles)
Fly to Jakarta Halim Perdana Kusuma (HLP), Train6h 35m
IDR 10,095,140($675)
hourly1,702km (1,057 miles)
Fly to Husein Sastranegara (BDO), Train7h 40m
IDR 4,568,275($305)
once daily1,739km (1,081 miles)
Plane, Bus and Train6h 25m
IDR 3,385,020($225)
every 3 hours1,379km (857 miles)
Ferry and Train
1 day 9h
IDR 539,205($36)
3 times a week1,330km (827 miles)
Ferry and Bus
1 day 17h
IDR 853,745($57)
3 times a week1,821km (1,131 miles)

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Airports near Cirebon

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

BDO
Husein Sastranegara International Airport (BDO)
International Airport
Distance
110km (68 miles) from Cirebon
HLP
Halim Perdanakusuma Airport (HLP)
Domestic Airport
Distance
191km (119 miles) from Cirebon
SRG
Achmad Yani International Airport (SRG)
International Airport
Distance
203km (126 miles) from Cirebon