How to travel from Medan to Bandung, Indonesia

The distance between Medan and Bandung is around 1,554km (966 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 3h 15m.

4 routes found

We've found 4 different ways to get from Medan to Bandung by plane, bus, taxi, ferry, train and car. 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 Kuala Namu (KNO) to Husein Sastranegara (BDO).

  • Duration3h 15m
  • Flight time2h 25m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,288,105($86)
Operated by

Citilink Indonesia

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Ferry and Train

Take a ferry to Port of Tanjung Priok then take the train to Bandung.

  • Duration2 days 15h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 883,700($59)
Operated by

Multiple operators

1 similiar route

We’ve grouped similar routes together, click the arrows to see the other options.

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Car and Ferry

Drive to Bakauheni Port then take a ferry to Merak then drive to Bandung.

  • Duration1 day 5h
  • Departshourly
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,722,465($115)
Operated by

Multiple operators

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Medan and Bandung

There are several options for getting from Medan to Bandung by plane, bus, taxi, ferry, train and car. The cheapest option is to take a ferry and then take the train which costs around IDR 883,700 ($59) and will take around 2 days 15h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 3h 15m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 1,288,105 ($86).

The distance between Medan and Bandung is around 1,554km (966 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 117km (73 miles)

It takes around 3h 15m to get from Medan and Bandung by plane.

The quickest way to get from Medan to Bandung is to fly which takes around 3h 15m and will set you back approx IDR 1,288,105 ($86).

The cheapest way to travel between Medan and Bandung 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 Medan and Bandung. We recommend that you fly from Kuala Namu (KNO) to Husein Sastranegara (BDO). instead which will take 3h 15m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Medan and Bandung. We recommend that you fly from Kuala Namu (KNO) to Husein Sastranegara (BDO). instead which will take 3h 15m.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Medan and Bandung. Flights depart from Kuala Namu (KNO) and arrive at Husein Sastranegara (BDO). The flight takes around 2h 25m.

Yes there is a direct flight between Medan and Bandung with no stop-overs required. Flights typically take around 2h 25m.

Citilink Indonesia and Lion Mentari Airlines fly between Medan and Bandung. Flights depart from Kuala Namu (KNO) and and arrive into Husein Sastranegara (BDO). These flights usually take around 2h 25m.

The flight from Medan to Bandung typically takes around 2h 25m. Flights depart from Kuala Namu (KNO) and and arrive into Husein Sastranegara (BDO).

The closest major airport to Bandung is Husein Sastranegara International Airport (BDO) (BDO) which is approximately 4km (3 miles) from Bandung. Halim Perdanakusuma Airport (HLP) (HLP) and Soekarno–Hatta International Airport (CGK) (CGK) 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 Medan to Bandung. We recommend that you fly from Kuala Namu (KNO) to Husein Sastranegara (BDO). instead which will take 3h 15m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Medan to Bandung is to fly which takes, on average, 3h 15m and will usually cost around IDR 1,288,105 ($86).

How do I get from Medan to Bandung

Compare travel optionsbetween Medan and Bandung

Transport options from Medan to Bandung
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly
3h 15m
IDR 1,288,105($86)
every 3 hours1,554km (966 miles)
Ferry and Train + 1 similar
2 days 15h
IDR 883,700($59)
once a week1,989km (1,236 miles)
Bus, Taxi, Ferry and Train1 day 22h
IDR 1,512,775($100)
once daily2,127km (1,321 miles)
Car and Ferry
1 day 5h
IDR 1,722,465($115)
hourly2,051km (1,274 miles)

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Airports near Bandung

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

BDO
Husein Sastranegara International Airport (BDO)
International Airport
Distance
4km (3 miles) from Bandung
HLP
Halim Perdanakusuma Airport (HLP)
Domestic Airport
Distance
108km (67 miles) from Bandung
CGK
Soekarno–Hatta International Airport (CGK)
International Airport
Distance
138km (86 miles) from Bandung