How to travel from Mataram to Bontang, Indonesia

The distance between Mataram and Bontang is around 1,250km (777 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly and then take a taxi which takes around 6h 30m.

7 routes found

We've found 7 different ways to get from Mataram to Bontang by plane, taxi, ferry 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 to APT Pranoto (AAP), Taxi

Fly from Lombok (LOP) to APT Pranoto (AAP) then take a taxi to Bontang.

  • Duration6h 30m
  • Flight time4h 15m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 4,822,900($320)
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3 similiar routes

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Ferry to Surabaya, bus and taxi

Take a ferry to Surabaya and then to Balikpapan then take the bus to Samarinda then take a taxi to Bontang.

  • Duration2 days 6h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,452,860($95)
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Ferry, Bus and Taxi

Take a ferry to Serangan then take the bus to Jember and then to Surabaya then take a ferry to Balikpapan then take the bus to Samarinda then take a taxi to Bontang.

  • Duration2 days 1h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 2,606,165($175)
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1 similiar route

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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Mataram and Bontang

There are several options for getting from Mataram to Bontang by plane, taxi, ferry and bus. The cheapest option is to take a ferry, then take the bus and then take a taxi which costs around IDR 1,437,885 ($95) and will take around 3 days 16h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and then take a taxi and arrive in approximately 6h 30m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 4,822,900 ($320).

The distance between Mataram and Bontang is around 1,250km (777 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 980km (609 miles)

It takes around 6h 40m to get from Mataram and Bontang by plane and taxi.

The quickest way to get from Mataram to Bontang is to fly and then take a taxi which takes around 6h 30m and will set you back approx IDR 4,822,900 ($320).

The cheapest way to travel between Mataram and Bontang is to take a ferry, then take the bus and then take a taxi which will typically cost around IDR 1,437,885 ($95) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Mataram and Bontang. We recommend that you fly from Lombok (LOP) to APT Pranoto (AAP) then take a taxi to Bontang. instead which will take 6h 30m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Mataram and Bontang. We recommend that you fly from Lombok (LOP) to APT Pranoto (AAP) then take a taxi to Bontang. instead which will take 6h 30m.

Flights and Airlines

It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Mataram to Bontang. We recommend that you fly from Lombok (LOP) to Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman (BPN) then take a taxi to Bontang. instead which will take 6h 40m.

The closest major airport to Bontang is Samarinda International Airport (AAP) (AAP) which is approximately 60km (38 miles) from Bontang. Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman Airport (BPN) (BPN) and Kalimarau Airport (BEJ) (BEJ) 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 Mataram to Bontang. We recommend that you fly from Lombok (LOP) to Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman (BPN) then take a taxi to Bontang. instead which will take 6h 40m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Mataram to Bontang is to fly and then take a taxi which takes, on average, 6h 40m and will usually cost around IDR 4,223,785 ($280).

How do I get from Mataram to Bontang

Compare travel optionsbetween Mataram and Bontang

Transport options from Mataram to Bontang
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly to APT Pranoto (AAP), Taxi + 3 similar
6h 30m
IDR 4,822,900($320)
hourly2,566km (1,594 miles)
Plane and Taxi6h 40m
IDR 4,223,785($280)
hourly1,492km (927 miles)
Ferry, Bus, Plane and Taxi8h 50m
IDR 5,137,440($345)
twice daily1,250km (777 miles)
Ferry to Padang Bai, bus, plane and taxi9h 35m
IDR 6,036,115($405)
twice daily2,583km (1,605 miles)
Ferry to Surabaya, bus and taxi
2 days 6h
IDR 1,452,860($95)
once a week1,824km (1,134 miles)
Ferry, Bus and Taxi + 1 similar
2 days 1h
IDR 2,606,165($175)
once a week1,977km (1,228 miles)
Ferry to Makassar, bus and taxi3 days 16h
IDR 1,437,885($95)
once a week1,745km (1,085 miles)

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Airports near Bontang

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

AAP
Samarinda International Airport (AAP)
International Airport
Distance
60km (38 miles) from Bontang
BPN
Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman Airport (BPN)
International Airport
Distance
166km (103 miles) from Bontang
BEJ
Kalimarau Airport (BEJ)
Domestic Airport
Distance
226km (140 miles) from Bontang