How to travel from Medan to Cirebon, Indonesia

The distance between Medan and Cirebon is around 1,667km (1,036 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly and then take the train which takes around 6h 20m.

10 routes found

We've found 10 different ways to get from Medan to Cirebon by plane, train, bus, taxi, ferry 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 to Jakarta Halim Perdana Kusuma (HLP), Train

Fly from Kuala Namu (KNO) to Jakarta Halim Perdana Kusuma (HLP) then take the train to Cirebon.

  • Duration6h 20m
  • Flight time2h 20m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,677,530($110)
Operated by

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Ferry and Train

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

  • Duration2 days 14h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 778,855($52)
Operated by

Multiple operators

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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 Cirebon.

  • Duration2 days 1h
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    IDR 943,610($63)
Operated by

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Car and Ferry

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

  • Duration1 day 5h
  • Departshourly
  • Typical cost
    IDR 3,489,865($235)
Operated by

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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Medan and Cirebon

There are several options for getting from Medan to Cirebon by plane, train, bus, taxi, ferry and car. The cheapest option is to take a ferry and then take the train which costs around IDR 778,855 ($52) and will take around 2 days 14h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and then take the train and arrive in approximately 6h 20m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 1,677,530 ($110).

The distance between Medan and Cirebon is around 1,667km (1,036 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 191km (119 miles)

It takes around 7h 20m to get from Medan and Cirebon by plane and train.

The quickest way to get from Medan to Cirebon is to fly and then take the train which takes around 6h 20m and will set you back approx IDR 1,677,530 ($110).

The cheapest way to travel between Medan and Cirebon is to take a ferry and then take the train which will typically cost around IDR 778,855 ($52) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Medan and Cirebon. We recommend that you fly from Kuala Namu (KNO) to Jakarta Halim Perdana Kusuma (HLP) then take the train to Cirebon. instead which will take 6h 20m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Medan and Cirebon. We recommend that you fly from Kuala Namu (KNO) to Jakarta Halim Perdana Kusuma (HLP) then take the train to Cirebon. instead which will take 6h 20m.

Flights and Airlines

It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Medan to Cirebon. We recommend that you fly from Kuala Namu (KNO) to Husein Sastranegara (BDO) then take the train to Cirebon. instead which will take 7h 20m.

The closest major airport to Cirebon is Husein Sastranegara International Airport (BDO) (BDO) which is approximately 110km (68 miles) from Cirebon. Halim Perdanakusuma Airport (HLP) (HLP) and Achmad Yani International Airport (SRG) (SRG) 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 Cirebon. We recommend that you fly from Kuala Namu (KNO) to Husein Sastranegara (BDO) then take the train to Cirebon. instead which will take 7h 20m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Medan to Cirebon is to fly and then take the train which takes, on average, 7h 20m and will usually cost around IDR 2,830,835 ($190).

How do I get from Medan to Cirebon

Compare travel optionsbetween Medan and Cirebon

Transport options from Medan to Cirebon
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly to Jakarta Halim Perdana Kusuma (HLP), Train + 5 similar
6h 20m
IDR 1,677,530($110)
every 2 hours1,675km (1,041 miles)
Fly to Soekarno–Hatta (CGK), Train6h 35m
IDR 1,407,930($95)
every 2 hours1,667km (1,036 miles)
Fly to Ahmad Yani (SRG), Train6h 45m
IDR 1,932,155($130)
every 3 hours2,070km (1,286 miles)
Plane and Train7h 20m
IDR 2,830,835($190)
once daily1,775km (1,103 miles)
Fly to Solo (SOC), Train8h 55m
IDR 2,666,075($180)
every 3 hours2,261km (1,405 miles)
Plane, Bus and Train7h 35m
IDR 2,096,915($140)
every 3 hours2,079km (1,292 miles)
Ferry and Train + 1 similar
2 days 14h
IDR 778,855($52)
once a week2,036km (1,265 miles)
Bus, Taxi, Ferry and Train1 day 22h
IDR 1,392,950($95)
once daily2,175km (1,351 miles)
Bus and Ferry
2 days 1h
IDR 943,610($63)
once daily2,149km (1,335 miles)
Car and Ferry
1 day 5h
IDR 3,489,865($235)
hourly2,115km (1,314 miles)

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Airports near Cirebon

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

BDO
Husein Sastranegara International Airport (BDO)
International Airport
Distance
110km (68 miles) from Cirebon
HLP
Halim Perdanakusuma Airport (HLP)
Domestic Airport
Distance
191km (119 miles) from Cirebon
SRG
Achmad Yani International Airport (SRG)
International Airport
Distance
203km (126 miles) from Cirebon