How to travel from Makassar to Manokwari, Indonesia

The distance between Makassar and Manokwari is around 1,717km (1,067 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 3h 30m.

2 routes found

We've found 2 different ways to get from Makassar to Manokwari by plane and ferry. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

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

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Fly

Fly from Sultan Hasanuddin (UPG) to Manokwari (MKW).

  • Duration3h 30m
  • Flight time3h 10m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 4,403,520($295)
Operated by

PT. Sriwijaya Air

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Ferry

Take a ferry to Manokwari.

  • Duration2 days 21h
  • Departstwice a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 524,230($35)
Operated by

Pelni

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Makassar and Manokwari

There are several options for getting from Makassar to Manokwari by plane and ferry. The cheapest option is to take a ferry which costs around IDR 524,230 ($35) and will take around 2 days 21h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 3h 30m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 4,403,520 ($295).

The distance between Makassar and Manokwari is around 1,717km (1,067 miles).

It takes around 3h 30m to get from Makassar and Manokwari by plane.

The quickest way to get from Makassar to Manokwari is to fly which takes around 3h 30m and will set you back approx IDR 4,403,520 ($295).

The cheapest way to travel between Makassar and Manokwari is to take a ferry which will typically cost around IDR 524,230 ($35) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Makassar and Manokwari. We recommend that you fly from Sultan Hasanuddin (UPG) to Manokwari (MKW). instead which will take 3h 30m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Makassar and Manokwari. We recommend that you fly from Sultan Hasanuddin (UPG) to Manokwari (MKW). instead which will take 3h 30m.

Ferry/Boat travel

Yes there is a ferry service that runs between Makassar and Manokwari. The ferry typically takes around 2 days 21h and departs twice a week.

Pelni run the ferry services between Makassar and Manokwari. Ferries run twice a week and take around 2 days 21h on average but will vary depending on conditions and travel date.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Makassar and Manokwari. Flights depart from Sultan Hasanuddin (UPG) and arrive at Manokwari (MKW) - via Sorong (SOQ). The flight takes around 3h 10m.

There is no direct flight from Makassar to Manokwari. There is however a flight that goes via Sorong (SOQ). This services will take at least 3h 30m (not including layover time).

The flight from Makassar to Manokwari typically takes around 3h 10m. Flights depart from Sultan Hasanuddin (UPG) and and arrive into Manokwari (MKW).

The closest major airport to Manokwari is Rendani Airport (MKW) (MKW) which is approximately 4km (3 miles) from Manokwari. Frans Kaisiepo Airport (BIK) (BIK) and Sentani Airport (DJJ) (DJJ) 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 Manokwari. We recommend that you fly from Sultan Hasanuddin (UPG) to Manokwari (MKW). instead which will take 3h 30m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Makassar to Manokwari is to fly which takes, on average, 3h 30m and will usually cost around IDR 4,403,520 ($295).

How do I get from Makassar to Manokwari

Compare travel optionsbetween Makassar and Manokwari

Transport options from Makassar to Manokwari
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly
3h 30m
IDR 4,403,520($295)
on demand1,717km (1,067 miles)
Ferry
2 days 21h
IDR 524,230($35)
twice a week2,018km (1,254 miles)

Top Carriersoperating between Makassar and Manokwari

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Airports near Manokwari

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

MKW
Rendani Airport (MKW)
Domestic Airport
Distance
4km (3 miles) from Manokwari
BIK
Frans Kaisiepo Airport (BIK)
Domestic Airport
Distance
229km (142 miles) from Manokwari
DJJ
Sentani Airport (DJJ)
International Airport
Distance
740km (460 miles) from Manokwari