How to travel from Medan to Bandar Lampung, Indonesia

The distance between Medan and Bandar Lampung is around 1,633km (1,015 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 4h 15m.

4 routes found

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

👋 Also check out Bandar LampungMedan if you're planning a return trip.

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plane
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Fly

Fly from Kuala Namu (KNO) to Bandar Lampung (TKG).

  • Duration4h 15m
  • Flight time3h 10m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,692,510($115)
Operated by

Batik Air

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2
bus
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Bus

Take the bus to Bandar Lampung.

  • Duration1 day 12h
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    IDR 644,050($43)
Operated by

Putra Pelangi

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train
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Bus and Train

Take the bus to Palembang then take the train to Tanjung Karang.

  • Duration1 day 13h
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    IDR 853,745($57)
Operated by

Multiple operators

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car
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Drive

Drive to Bandar Lampung.

  • Duration23h 10m
  • Distance1,694km (1,052 miles)
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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Medan and Bandar Lampung

There are several options for getting from Medan to Bandar Lampung by plane, bus, train and car. The cheapest option is to take the bus which costs around IDR 644,050 ($43) and will take around 1 day 12h. 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 1,692,510 ($115).

The distance between Medan and Bandar Lampung is around 1,633km (1,015 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 200km (124 miles)

It takes around 4h 15m to get from Medan and Bandar Lampung by plane. If you are travelling by car it will take around 23h 10m to drive there.

The quickest way to get from Medan to Bandar Lampung is to fly which takes around 4h 15m and will set you back approx IDR 1,692,510 ($115).

The cheapest way to travel between Medan and Bandar Lampung, if you exclude driving, is to take the bus which will typically cost around IDR 644,050 ($43) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Medan and Bandar Lampung. We recommend that you fly from Kuala Namu (KNO) to Bandar Lampung (TKG). instead which will take 4h 15m.

Bus travel

Yes there is a bus that runs regularly from Medan and Bandar Lampung. It typically takes around 1 day 12h and departs once daily.

There are no direct bus services that runs from Medan to Bandar Lampung. However, you can instead can take several connecting buses with changeovers in Bandar Lampung. These services run once daily and will take a minimum of 1 day 12h.

Putra Pelangi run regular bus services between Medan and Bandar Lampung. Buses run once daily and take around 1 day 12h on average but will vary depending on you book with.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Medan and Bandar Lampung. Flights depart from Kuala Namu (KNO) and arrive at Bandar Lampung (TKG) - via Soekarno–Hatta (CGK). The flight takes around 3h 10m.

There is no direct flight from Medan to Bandar Lampung. There is however a flight that goes via Soekarno–Hatta (CGK). This services will take at least 4h 15m (not including layover time).

The flight from Medan to Bandar Lampung typically takes around 3h 10m. Flights depart from Kuala Namu (KNO) and and arrive into Bandar Lampung (TKG).

The closest major airport to Bandar Lampung is Radin Inten II Airport (TKG) (TKG) which is approximately 25km (15 miles) from Bandar Lampung. Soekarno–Hatta International Airport (CGK) (CGK) 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

Yes it is possible to drive from Medan and Bandar Lampung. The distance is around 1,694km (1,052 miles) by road and it will take around 23h 10m in normal traffic conditons.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Medan to Bandar Lampung is to fly which takes, on average, 4h 15m and will usually cost around IDR 1,692,510 ($115).

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Compare travel optionsbetween Medan and Bandar Lampung

Transport options from Medan to Bandar Lampung
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly
4h 15m
IDR 1,692,510($115)
every 3 hours1,633km (1,015 miles)
Bus
1 day 12h
IDR 644,050($43)
once daily1,703km (1,058 miles)
Bus and Train
1 day 13h
IDR 853,745($57)
once daily1,791km (1,113 miles)
Drive
23h 10m
IDR 1,422,905($95)
on demand1,694km (1,052 miles)

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Airports near Bandar Lampung

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

TKG
Radin Inten II Airport (TKG)
Domestic Airport
Distance
25km (15 miles) from Bandar Lampung
CGK
Soekarno–Hatta International Airport (CGK)
International Airport
Distance
172km (107 miles) from Bandar Lampung
PLM
Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport (PLM)
International Airport
Distance
290km (180 miles) from Bandar Lampung