How to travel from Medan to Denpasar, Indonesia

The distance between Medan and Denpasar is around 2,410km (1,497 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 4h 60m.

5 routes found

We've found 5 different ways to get from Medan to Denpasar by plane, bus, ferry and train. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

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

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Fly

Fly from Kuala Namu (KNO) to Ngurah Rai (DPS).

  • Duration4h 60m
  • Flight time4hrs
  • Typical cost
    IDR 3,235,240($215)
Operated by

Indonesia AirAsia

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Bus

Take the bus to Bandar Lampung, Jakarta then Banyuwangi and then to Denpasar.

  • Duration2 days 19h
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,572,685($105)
Operated by

Multiple bus operators

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Ferry and Bus

Take a ferry to Port of Tanjung Priok then take the bus to Banyuwangi and then to Denpasar.

  • Duration3 days 5h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,243,170($83)
Operated by

Multiple operators

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Bus, Ferry and Train

Take the bus to Bandar Lampung then take a ferry to Gambir Station then take the train to Kroya and then to Ketapang then take a ferry to Gilimanuk then take the bus to Terminal Mengwi.

  • Duration2 days 19h
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,647,575($110)
Operated by

Multiple operators

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Medan and Denpasar

There are several options for getting from Medan to Denpasar by plane, bus, ferry and train. The cheapest option is to take a ferry and then take the bus which costs around IDR 1,078,415 ($72) and will take around 3 days 23h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 4h 60m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 3,235,240 ($215).

The distance between Medan and Denpasar is around 2,410km (1,497 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 955km (593 miles)

It takes around 4h 60m to get from Medan and Denpasar by plane.

The quickest way to get from Medan to Denpasar is to fly which takes around 4h 60m and will set you back approx IDR 3,235,240 ($215).

The cheapest way to travel between Medan and Denpasar is to take a ferry and then take the bus which will typically cost around IDR 1,078,415 ($72) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Medan and Denpasar. We recommend that you fly from Kuala Namu (KNO) to Ngurah Rai (DPS). instead which will take 4h 60m.

Bus travel

Yes there is a bus that runs regularly from Medan and Denpasar. It typically takes around 2 days 19h and departs once daily.

There are no direct bus services that runs from Medan to Denpasar. However, you can instead can take several connecting buses with changeovers in Bandar Lampung, Bandar Lampung, Jakarta and Banyuwangi. These services run once daily and will take a minimum of 2 days 19h.

Putra Pelangi, Damri and LADJU Trans run regular bus services between Medan and Denpasar. Buses run once daily and take around 2 days 19h on average but will vary depending on you book with.

Flights and Airlines

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

There is no direct flight from Medan to Denpasar. There is however a flight that goes via Soekarno–Hatta (CGK). This services will take at least 4h 60m (not including layover time).

The flight from Medan to Denpasar typically takes around 4hrs. Flights depart from Kuala Namu (KNO) and and arrive into Ngurah Rai (DPS).

The closest major airport to Denpasar is Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS) (DPS) which is approximately 12km (7 miles) from Denpasar. Blimbingsari Airport (BWX) (BWX) and Zainuddin Abdul Madjid International Airport (LOP) (LOP) 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 Denpasar. We recommend that you fly from Kuala Namu (KNO) to Ngurah Rai (DPS). instead which will take 4h 60m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Medan to Denpasar is to fly which takes, on average, 4h 60m and will usually cost around IDR 3,235,240 ($215).

How do I get from Medan to Denpasar

Compare travel optionsbetween Medan and Denpasar

Transport options from Medan to Denpasar
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly
4h 60m
IDR 3,235,240($215)
every 2 hours2,410km (1,497 miles)
Bus
2 days 19h
IDR 1,572,685($105)
once daily3,125km (1,942 miles)
Ferry and Bus + 1 similar
3 days 5h
IDR 1,243,170($83)
once a week3,029km (1,882 miles)
Ferry to Port of Tanjung Priok, Bus3 days 23h
IDR 1,078,415($72)
once a week3,020km (1,877 miles)
Bus, Ferry and Train
2 days 19h
IDR 1,647,575($110)
once daily3,195km (1,985 miles)

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Airports near Denpasar

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

DPS
Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS)
International Airport
Distance
12km (7 miles) from Denpasar
BWX
Blimbingsari Airport (BWX)
Domestic Airport
Distance
104km (65 miles) from Denpasar
LOP
Zainuddin Abdul Madjid International Airport (LOP)
International Airport
Distance
117km (72 miles) from Denpasar