How to travel from Manado to Jambi, Indonesia

The distance between Manado and Jambi is around 2,819km (1,752 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 4h 55m.

2 routes found

We've found 2 different ways to get from Manado to Jambi 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 Jambi (DJB).

  • Duration4h 55m
  • Flight time4h 35m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,662,555($110)
Operated by

Citilink Indonesia

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Ferry, Train and Bus

Take a ferry to Surabaya - Tanjung Perak Port then take the train to Jakarta Gambir then take a ferry to Bandar Lampung then take the train to Kertapati then take the bus to Jambi.

  • Duration4 days 12h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,527,750($100)
Operated by

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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Manado and Jambi

There are several options for getting from Manado to Jambi 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 1,527,750 ($100) and will take around 4 days 12h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 4h 55m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 1,662,555 ($110).

The distance between Manado and Jambi is around 2,819km (1,752 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 2,386km (1,483 miles)

It takes around 4h 55m to get from Manado and Jambi by plane.

The quickest way to get from Manado to Jambi is to fly which takes around 4h 55m and will set you back approx IDR 1,662,555 ($110).

The cheapest way to travel between Manado and Jambi is to take a ferry, then take the train and then take the bus which will typically cost around IDR 1,527,750 ($100) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Manado and Jambi. We recommend that you fly from Manado (MDC) to Jambi (DJB). instead which will take 4h 55m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Manado and Jambi. We recommend that you fly from Manado (MDC) to Jambi (DJB). instead which will take 4h 55m.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Manado and Jambi. Flights depart from Manado (MDC) and arrive at Jambi (DJB) - via Soekarno–Hatta (CGK). The flight takes around 4h 35m.

There is no direct flight from Manado to Jambi. There is however a flight that goes via Soekarno–Hatta (CGK). This services will take at least 4h 55m (not including layover time).

The flight from Manado to Jambi typically takes around 4h 35m. Flights depart from Manado (MDC) and and arrive into Jambi (DJB).

The closest major airport to Jambi is Sultan Thaha Airport (DJB) (DJB) which is approximately 3km (2 miles) from Jambi. Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport (PLM) (PLM) and Fatmawati Soekarno Airport (BKS) (BKS) 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 Jambi. We recommend that you fly from Manado (MDC) to Jambi (DJB). instead which will take 4h 55m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Manado to Jambi is to fly which takes, on average, 4h 55m and will usually cost around IDR 1,662,555 ($110).

How do I get from Manado to Jambi

Compare travel optionsbetween Manado and Jambi

Transport options from Manado to Jambi
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly
4h 55m
IDR 1,662,555($110)
on demand2,819km (1,752 miles)
Ferry, Train and Bus
4 days 12h
IDR 1,527,750($100)
once a week4,017km (2,496 miles)

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Airports near Jambi

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

DJB
Sultan Thaha Airport (DJB)
Domestic Airport
Distance
3km (2 miles) from Jambi
PLM
Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport (PLM)
International Airport
Distance
186km (116 miles) from Jambi
BKS
Fatmawati Soekarno Airport (BKS)
Domestic Airport
Distance
285km (177 miles) from Jambi