How to travel from Manado to Nusa Penida, Indonesia

The distance between Manado and Nusa Penida is around 2,174km (1,351 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly and then take a ferry which takes around 9h 55m.

4 routes found

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

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

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Plane and Ferry

Fly from Manado (MDC) to Lombok (LOP) then take a ferry to Nusa Penida.

  • Duration9h 55m
  • Flight time5h 15m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 4,852,855($325)
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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 then take a ferry to Nusa Penida.

  • Duration3 days 13h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,063,435($71)
Operated by

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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Manado and Nusa Penida

There are several options for getting from Manado to Nusa Penida by plane, ferry, bus and train. The cheapest option is to take a ferry, then take the train and then take the bus which costs around IDR 1,063,435 ($71) and will take around 3 days 13h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and then take a ferry and arrive in approximately 9h 55m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 4,852,855 ($325).

The distance between Manado and Nusa Penida is around 2,174km (1,351 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 1,536km (954 miles)

It takes around 9h 55m to get from Manado and Nusa Penida by plane and ferry.

The quickest way to get from Manado to Nusa Penida is to fly and then take a ferry which takes around 9h 55m and will set you back approx IDR 4,852,855 ($325).

The cheapest way to travel between Manado and Nusa Penida is to take a ferry, then take the train and then take the bus which will typically cost around IDR 1,063,435 ($71) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Manado and Nusa Penida. We recommend that you fly from Manado (MDC) to Lombok (LOP) then take a ferry to Nusa Penida. instead which will take 9h 55m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Manado and Nusa Penida. We recommend that you fly from Manado (MDC) to Lombok (LOP) then take a ferry to Nusa Penida. instead which will take 9h 55m.

Flights and Airlines

It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Manado to Nusa Penida. We recommend that you fly from Manado (MDC) to Lombok (LOP) then take a ferry to Nusa Penida. instead which will take 9h 55m.

The closest major airport to Nusa Penida is Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS) (DPS) which is approximately 40km (25 miles) from Nusa Penida. Zainuddin Abdul Madjid International Airport (LOP) (LOP) 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 Manado to Nusa Penida. We recommend that you fly from Manado (MDC) to Lombok (LOP) then take a ferry to Nusa Penida. instead which will take 9h 55m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Manado to Nusa Penida is to fly and then take a ferry which takes, on average, 9h 55m and will usually cost around IDR 4,852,855 ($325).

How do I get from Manado to Nusa Penida

Compare travel optionsbetween Manado and Nusa Penida

Transport options from Manado to Nusa Penida
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Plane and Ferry + 2 similar
9h 55m
IDR 4,852,855($325)
once daily3,465km (2,153 miles)
Plane, Ferry and Bus10h 20m
IDR 4,882,815($325)
every 20 mins3,301km (2,051 miles)
Plane, Train, Ferry and Bus15h 10m
IDR 3,385,020($225)
once daily2,174km (1,351 miles)
Ferry, Train and Bus
3 days 13h
IDR 1,063,435($71)
once a week2,879km (1,789 miles)

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Airports near Nusa Penida

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

DPS
Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS)
International Airport
Distance
40km (25 miles) from Nusa Penida
LOP
Zainuddin Abdul Madjid International Airport (LOP)
International Airport
Distance
81km (50 miles) from Nusa Penida
BWX
Blimbingsari Airport (BWX)
Domestic Airport
Distance
140km (87 miles) from Nusa Penida