How to travel from Medan to Banyuwangi, Indonesia

The distance between Medan and Banyuwangi is around 2,313km (1,438 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 4h 55m.

7 routes found

We've found 7 different ways to get from Medan to Banyuwangi by plane, bus, ferry, car and train. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

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

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Fly

Fly from Kuala Namu (KNO) to Banyuwangi International (BWX).

  • Duration4h 55m
  • Flight time4hrs
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,602,640($105)
Operated by

Citilink Indonesia

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Bus and Ferry

Take the bus to Bandar Lampung then take a ferry to Gambir Station then take the bus to Banyuwangi.

  • Duration2 days 9h
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,407,930($95)
Operated by

Multiple operators

2 similiar routes

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

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Ferry and Train

Take a ferry to Port of Tanjung Priok then take the train to Malang and then to Banyuwangi Kota.

  • Duration3 days 7h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,198,235($80)
Operated by

Multiple operators

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Car and Ferry

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

  • Duration1 day 15h
  • Departshourly
  • Typical cost
    IDR 2,471,365($165)
Operated by

Multiple operators

1 similiar route

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

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Medan and Banyuwangi

There are several options for getting from Medan to Banyuwangi by plane, bus, ferry, car and train. The cheapest option is to take a ferry and then take the bus which costs around IDR 1,138,325 ($76) and will take around 3 days. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 4h 55m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 1,602,640 ($105).

The distance between Medan and Banyuwangi is around 2,313km (1,438 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 852km (529 miles)

It takes around 4h 55m to get from Medan and Banyuwangi by plane.

The quickest way to get from Medan to Banyuwangi is to fly which takes around 4h 55m and will set you back approx IDR 1,602,640 ($105).

The cheapest way to travel between Medan and Banyuwangi is to take a ferry and then take the bus which will typically cost around IDR 1,138,325 ($76) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Medan and Banyuwangi. We recommend that you fly from Kuala Namu (KNO) to Banyuwangi International (BWX). instead which will take 4h 55m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Medan and Banyuwangi. We recommend that you fly from Kuala Namu (KNO) to Banyuwangi International (BWX). instead which will take 4h 55m.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Medan and Banyuwangi. Flights depart from Kuala Namu (KNO) and arrive at Banyuwangi International (BWX) - via Soekarno–Hatta (CGK). The flight takes around 4hrs.

There is no direct flight from Medan to Banyuwangi. There is however a flight that goes via Soekarno–Hatta (CGK). This services will take at least 4h 55m (not including layover time).

The flight from Medan to Banyuwangi typically takes around 4hrs. Flights depart from Kuala Namu (KNO) and and arrive into Banyuwangi International (BWX).

The closest major airport to Banyuwangi is Blimbingsari Airport (BWX) (BWX) which is approximately 12km (7 miles) from Banyuwangi. Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS) (DPS) and Abdul Rachman Saleh Airport (MLG) (MLG) 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 Banyuwangi. We recommend that you fly from Kuala Namu (KNO) to Banyuwangi International (BWX). instead which will take 4h 55m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Medan to Banyuwangi is to fly which takes, on average, 4h 55m and will usually cost around IDR 1,602,640 ($105).

How do I get from Medan to Banyuwangi

Compare travel optionsbetween Medan and Banyuwangi

Transport options from Medan to Banyuwangi
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly
4h 55m
IDR 1,602,640($105)
every 3 hours2,313km (1,438 miles)
Bus and Ferry + 2 similar
2 days 9h
IDR 1,407,930($95)
once daily3,002km (1,865 miles)
Ferry and Bus3 days
IDR 1,138,325($76)
once a week2,886km (1,793 miles)
Ferry to Port of Tanjung Priok, bus3 days 17h
IDR 1,377,970($90)
once a week2,911km (1,809 miles)
Ferry and Train
3 days 7h
IDR 1,198,235($80)
once a week3,030km (1,883 miles)
Car and Ferry + 1 similar
1 day 15h
IDR 2,471,365($165)
hourly2,955km (1,836 miles)
Bus, Car, Ferry and Train2 days 11h
IDR 1,273,125($85)
once daily2,981km (1,852 miles)

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Airports near Banyuwangi

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

BWX
Blimbingsari Airport (BWX)
Domestic Airport
Distance
12km (7 miles) from Banyuwangi
DPS
Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS)
International Airport
Distance
106km (66 miles) from Banyuwangi
MLG
Abdul Rachman Saleh Airport (MLG)
Domestic Airport
Distance
185km (115 miles) from Banyuwangi