How to travel from Manado to Tanjung Pandan, Indonesia

The distance between Manado and Tanjung Pandan is around 2,626km (1,631 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 5hrs.

4 routes found

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

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

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Fly

Fly from Manado (MDC) to Tanjung Pandan (TJQ).

  • Duration5hrs
  • Flight time4h 25m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 6,066,070($405)
Operated by

Citilink Indonesia

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Ferry

Take a ferry to Surabaya - Tanjung Perak Port then Tanjung Priok and then to Tanjung Pandan.

  • Duration5 days 7h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,318,060($88)
Operated by

Pelni

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Ferry and Train

Take a ferry to Surabaya - Tanjung Perak Port then take the train to Jakarta Gambir then take a ferry to Tanjung Pandan.

  • Duration4 days 7h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,168,280($78)
Operated by

Multiple operators

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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Manado and Tanjung Pandan

There are several options for getting from Manado to Tanjung Pandan by plane, ferry, train and bus. The cheapest option is to take a ferry and then take the train which costs around IDR 1,168,280 ($78) and will take around 4 days 7h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 5hrs, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 6,066,070 ($405).

The distance between Manado and Tanjung Pandan is around 2,626km (1,631 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 1,968km (1,223 miles)

It takes around 5hrs to get from Manado and Tanjung Pandan by plane.

The quickest way to get from Manado to Tanjung Pandan is to fly which takes around 5hrs and will set you back approx IDR 6,066,070 ($405).

The cheapest way to travel between Manado and Tanjung Pandan is to take a ferry and then take the train which will typically cost around IDR 1,168,280 ($78) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Manado and Tanjung Pandan. We recommend that you fly from Manado (MDC) to Tanjung Pandan (TJQ). instead which will take 5hrs.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Manado and Tanjung Pandan. We recommend that you fly from Manado (MDC) to Tanjung Pandan (TJQ). instead which will take 5hrs.

Ferry/Boat travel

Yes there is a ferry service that runs between Manado and Tanjung Pandan. The ferry typically takes around 5 days 7h and departs once a week.

Pelni run the ferry services between Manado and Tanjung Pandan. Ferries run once a week and take around 5 days 7h on average but will vary depending on conditions and travel date.

Flights and Airlines

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

There is no direct flight from Manado to Tanjung Pandan. There is however a flight that goes via Soekarno–Hatta (CGK). This services will take at least 5hrs (not including layover time).

The flight from Manado to Tanjung Pandan typically takes around 4h 25m. Flights depart from Manado (MDC) and and arrive into Tanjung Pandan (TJQ).

The closest major airport to Tanjung Pandan is Bulutumbang Airport (TJQ) (TJQ) which is approximately 11km (7 miles) from Tanjung Pandan. Depati Amir Airport (PGK) (PGK) and Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport (PLM) (PLM) 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 Tanjung Pandan. We recommend that you fly from Manado (MDC) to Tanjung Pandan (TJQ). instead which will take 5hrs.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Manado to Tanjung Pandan is to fly which takes, on average, 5hrs and will usually cost around IDR 6,066,070 ($405).

How do I get from Manado to Tanjung Pandan

Compare travel optionsbetween Manado and Tanjung Pandan

Transport options from Manado to Tanjung Pandan
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly
5hrs
IDR 6,066,070($405)
on demand2,626km (1,631 miles)
Ferry
5 days 7h
IDR 1,318,060($88)
once a week3,428km (2,130 miles)
Ferry and Train + 1 similar
4 days 7h
IDR 1,168,280($78)
once a week3,511km (2,181 miles)
Ferry and Bus4 days 9h
IDR 1,273,125($85)
once a week3,623km (2,251 miles)

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Airports near Tanjung Pandan

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

TJQ
Bulutumbang Airport (TJQ)
Domestic Airport
Distance
11km (7 miles) from Tanjung Pandan
PGK
Depati Amir Airport (PGK)
Domestic Airport
Distance
180km (112 miles) from Tanjung Pandan
PLM
Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport (PLM)
International Airport
Distance
329km (204 miles) from Tanjung Pandan