How to travel from Manado to Denpasar, Indonesia

The distance between Manado and Denpasar is around 1,999km (1,242 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 3h 55m.

2 routes found

We've found 2 different ways to get from Manado to Denpasar by plane, ferry, train and bus. 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 Manado (MDC) to Ngurah Rai (DPS).

  • Duration3h 55m
  • Flight time3h 30m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 2,396,475($160)
Operated by

Lion Mentari Airlines

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Ferry, Train and Bus

Take a ferry to Surabaya - Tanjung Perak Port then take the train to Ketapang then take a ferry to Gilimanuk then take the bus to Terminal Mengwi.

  • Duration3 days 12h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,138,325($76)
Operated by

Multiple operators

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Manado and Denpasar

There are several options for getting from Manado to Denpasar by plane, ferry, train and bus. The cheapest option is to take a ferry, then take the train and then take the bus which costs around IDR 1,138,325 ($76) and will take around 3 days 12h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 3h 55m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 2,396,475 ($160).

The distance between Manado and Denpasar is around 1,999km (1,242 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 1,552km (964 miles)

It takes around 3h 55m to get from Manado and Denpasar by plane.

The quickest way to get from Manado to Denpasar is to fly which takes around 3h 55m and will set you back approx IDR 2,396,475 ($160).

The cheapest way to travel between Manado and Denpasar is to take a ferry, then take the train and then take the bus which will typically cost around IDR 1,138,325 ($76) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Manado and Denpasar. We recommend that you fly from Manado (MDC) to Ngurah Rai (DPS). instead which will take 3h 55m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Manado and Denpasar. We recommend that you fly from Manado (MDC) to Ngurah Rai (DPS). instead which will take 3h 55m.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Manado and Denpasar. Flights depart from Manado (MDC) and arrive at Ngurah Rai (DPS) - via Juanda International (SUB). The flight takes around 3h 30m.

There is no direct flight from Manado to Denpasar. There is however a flight that goes via Juanda International (SUB). This services will take at least 3h 55m (not including layover time).

The flight from Manado to Denpasar typically takes around 3h 30m. Flights depart from Manado (MDC) and and arrive into Ngurah Rai (DPS).

The closest major airport to Denpasar is Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS) (DPS) which is approximately 12km (7 miles) from Denpasar. Blimbingsari Airport (BWX) (BWX) and Zainuddin Abdul Madjid International Airport (LOP) (LOP) 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 Manado to Denpasar. We recommend that you fly from Manado (MDC) to Ngurah Rai (DPS). instead which will take 3h 55m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Manado to Denpasar is to fly which takes, on average, 3h 55m and will usually cost around IDR 2,396,475 ($160).

How do I get from Manado to Denpasar

Compare travel optionsbetween Manado and Denpasar

Transport options from Manado to Denpasar
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly
3h 55m
IDR 2,396,475($160)
on demand1,999km (1,242 miles)
Ferry, Train and Bus
3 days 12h
IDR 1,138,325($76)
once a week2,833km (1,760 miles)

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Airports near Denpasar

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

DPS
Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS)
International Airport
Distance
12km (7 miles) from Denpasar
BWX
Blimbingsari Airport (BWX)
Domestic Airport
Distance
104km (65 miles) from Denpasar
LOP
Zainuddin Abdul Madjid International Airport (LOP)
International Airport
Distance
117km (72 miles) from Denpasar