How to travel from Manado to Ubud, Indonesia

The distance between Manado and Ubud is around 2,025km (1,258 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 4h 15m.

2 routes found

We've found 2 different ways to get from Manado to Ubud by plane, ferry, train and taxi. 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).

  • Duration4h 15m
  • Flight time3h 30m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 2,696,030($180)
Operated by

Lion Mentari Airlines

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Ferry, Train and Taxi

Take a ferry to Surabaya - Tanjung Perak Port then take the train to Ketapang then take a ferry to Gilimanuk then take a taxi to Ubud.

  • Duration3 days 11h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 2,366,515($160)
Operated by

Multiple operators

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Manado and Ubud

There are several options for getting from Manado to Ubud by plane, ferry, train and taxi. The cheapest option is to take a ferry, then take the train and then take a taxi which costs around IDR 2,366,515 ($160) and will take around 3 days 11h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 4h 15m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 2,696,030 ($180).

The distance between Manado and Ubud is around 2,025km (1,258 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 1,537km (955 miles)

It takes around 4h 15m to get from Manado and Ubud by plane.

The quickest way to get from Manado to Ubud is to fly which takes around 4h 15m and will set you back approx IDR 2,696,030 ($180).

The cheapest way to travel between Manado and Ubud is to take a ferry, then take the train and then take a taxi which will typically cost around IDR 2,366,515 ($160) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Manado and Ubud. We recommend that you fly from Manado (MDC) to Ngurah Rai (DPS). instead which will take 4h 15m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Manado and Ubud. We recommend that you fly from Manado (MDC) to Ngurah Rai (DPS). instead which will take 4h 15m.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Manado and Ubud. 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 Ubud. There is however a flight that goes via Juanda International (SUB). This services will take at least 4h 15m (not including layover time).

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

The closest major airport to Ubud is Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS) (DPS) which is approximately 29km (18 miles) from Ubud. 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 Ubud. We recommend that you fly from Manado (MDC) to Ngurah Rai (DPS). instead which will take 4h 15m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Manado to Ubud is to fly which takes, on average, 4h 15m and will usually cost around IDR 2,696,030 ($180).

How do I get from Manado to Ubud

Compare travel optionsbetween Manado and Ubud

Transport options from Manado to Ubud
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly
4h 15m
IDR 2,696,030($180)
on demand2,025km (1,258 miles)
Ferry, Train and Taxi
3 days 11h
IDR 2,366,515($160)
once a week2,836km (1,762 miles)

Top Carriersoperating between Manado and Ubud

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Airports near Ubud

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

DPS
Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS)
International Airport
Distance
29km (18 miles) from Ubud
BWX
Blimbingsari Airport (BWX)
Domestic Airport
Distance
104km (64 miles) from Ubud
LOP
Zainuddin Abdul Madjid International Airport (LOP)
International Airport
Distance
115km (71 miles) from Ubud