How to travel from Manado to Semarang, Indonesia

The distance between Manado and Semarang is around 2,641km (1,641 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 4h 45m.

2 routes found

We've found 2 different ways to get from Manado to Semarang by plane, ferry and train. 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 Ahmad Yani (SRG).

  • Duration4h 45m
  • Flight time4h 25m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 4,792,945($320)
Operated by

Batik Air

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Ferry and Train

Take a ferry to Surabaya - Tanjung Perak Port then take the train to Semarang Tawang.

  • Duration3 days 5h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 883,700($59)
Operated by

Multiple operators

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Manado and Semarang

There are several options for getting from Manado to Semarang by plane, ferry and train. The cheapest option is to take a ferry and then take the train which costs around IDR 883,700 ($59) and will take around 3 days 5h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 4h 45m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 4,792,945 ($320).

The distance between Manado and Semarang is around 2,641km (1,641 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 1,857km (1,154 miles)

It takes around 4h 45m to get from Manado and Semarang by plane.

The quickest way to get from Manado to Semarang is to fly which takes around 4h 45m and will set you back approx IDR 4,792,945 ($320).

The cheapest way to travel between Manado and Semarang is to take a ferry and then take the train which will typically cost around IDR 883,700 ($59) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Manado and Semarang. We recommend that you fly from Manado (MDC) to Ahmad Yani (SRG). instead which will take 4h 45m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Manado and Semarang. We recommend that you fly from Manado (MDC) to Ahmad Yani (SRG). instead which will take 4h 45m.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Manado and Semarang. Flights depart from Manado (MDC) and arrive at Ahmad Yani (SRG) - via Soekarno–Hatta (CGK). The flight takes around 4h 25m.

There is no direct flight from Manado to Semarang. There is however a flight that goes via Soekarno–Hatta (CGK). This services will take at least 4h 45m (not including layover time).

The flight from Manado to Semarang typically takes around 4h 25m. Flights depart from Manado (MDC) and and arrive into Ahmad Yani (SRG).

The closest major airport to Semarang is Achmad Yani International Airport (SRG) (SRG) which is approximately 5km (3 miles) from Semarang. Adisumarmo International Airport (SOC) (SOC) and Adisucipto Airport (JOG) (JOG) 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 Semarang. We recommend that you fly from Manado (MDC) to Ahmad Yani (SRG). instead which will take 4h 45m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Manado to Semarang is to fly which takes, on average, 4h 45m and will usually cost around IDR 4,792,945 ($320).

How do I get from Manado to Semarang

Compare travel optionsbetween Manado and Semarang

Transport options from Manado to Semarang
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly
4h 45m
IDR 4,792,945($320)
on demand2,641km (1,641 miles)
Ferry and Train
3 days 5h
IDR 883,700($59)
once a week2,669km (1,659 miles)

Top Carriersoperating between Manado and Semarang

Airlines

Ferry operators

Train operators

Airports near Semarang

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

SRG
Achmad Yani International Airport (SRG)
International Airport
Distance
5km (3 miles) from Semarang
SOC
Adisumarmo International Airport (SOC)
International Airport
Distance
69km (43 miles) from Semarang
JOG
Adisucipto Airport (JOG)
International Airport
Distance
88km (55 miles) from Semarang