How to travel from Makassar to Probolinggo, Indonesia

The distance between Makassar and Probolinggo is around 906km (563 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly and then take the train which takes around 4h 40m.

4 routes found

We've found 4 different ways to get from Makassar to Probolinggo by plane, train, ferry and bus. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

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

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Plane and Train

Fly from Sultan Hasanuddin (UPG) to Juanda International (SUB) then take the train to Probolinggo.

  • Duration4h 40m
  • Flight time1h 35m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 2,411,450($160)
Operated by

Multiple operators

1 similiar route

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 Probolinggo.

  • Duration1 day 6h
  • Departs3 times a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 464,315($31)
Operated by

Multiple operators

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Ferry and Bus

Take a ferry to Surabaya - Tanjung Perak Port then take the bus to Probolinggo.

  • Duration1 day 18h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 359,470($24)
Operated by

Multiple operators

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Makassar and Probolinggo

There are several options for getting from Makassar to Probolinggo by plane, train, ferry and bus. The cheapest option is to take a ferry and then take the bus which costs around IDR 359,470 ($24) and will take around 1 day 18h. 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 2,411,450 ($160).

The distance between Makassar and Probolinggo is around 906km (563 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 740km (460 miles)

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

The quickest way to get from Makassar to Probolinggo is to fly and then take the train which takes around 4h 40m and will set you back approx IDR 2,411,450 ($160).

The cheapest way to travel between Makassar and Probolinggo is to take a ferry and then take the bus which will typically cost around IDR 359,470 ($24) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

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

Bus travel

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

Flights and Airlines

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

The closest major airport to Probolinggo is Abdul Rachman Saleh Airport (MLG) (MLG) which is approximately 65km (41 miles) from Probolinggo. Juanda International Airport (SUB) (SUB) and Blimbingsari Airport (BWX) (BWX) 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 Probolinggo. We recommend that you fly from Sultan Hasanuddin (UPG) to Juanda International (SUB) then take the train to Probolinggo. instead which will take 4h 40m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Makassar to Probolinggo is to fly and then take the train which takes, on average, 4h 40m and will usually cost around IDR 2,411,450 ($160).

How do I get from Makassar to Probolinggo

Compare travel optionsbetween Makassar and Probolinggo

Transport options from Makassar to Probolinggo
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Plane and Train + 1 similar
4h 40m
IDR 2,411,450($160)
once daily910km (565 miles)
Fly to Malang (MLG), Train6h 35m
IDR 5,212,330($350)
once daily2,251km (1,399 miles)
Ferry and Train
1 day 6h
IDR 464,315($31)
3 times a week927km (576 miles)
Ferry and Bus
1 day 18h
IDR 359,470($24)
once a week906km (563 miles)

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Airports near Probolinggo

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

MLG
Abdul Rachman Saleh Airport (MLG)
Domestic Airport
Distance
65km (41 miles) from Probolinggo
SUB
Juanda International Airport (SUB)
International Airport
Distance
78km (48 miles) from Probolinggo
BWX
Blimbingsari Airport (BWX)
Domestic Airport
Distance
124km (77 miles) from Probolinggo