How to travel from Medan to Legian, Indonesia

The distance between Medan and Legian is around 2,329km (1,447 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 4h 55m.

6 routes found

We've found 6 different ways to get from Medan to Legian by plane, bus, ferry and train. 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 Ngurah Rai (DPS).

  • Duration4h 55m
  • Flight time4hrs
  • Typical cost
    IDR 2,171,805($145)
Operated by

Indonesia AirAsia

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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 and then to Denpasar.

  • Duration2 days 13h
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,677,530($110)
Operated by

Multiple operators

1 similiar route

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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 1,722,465($115)
Operated by

Multiple operators

2 similiar routes

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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Medan and Legian

There are several options for getting from Medan to Legian by plane, bus, ferry and train. The cheapest option is to take a ferry and then take the bus which costs around IDR 1,333,040 ($89) and will take around 3 days 23h. 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 2,171,805 ($145).

The distance between Medan and Legian is around 2,329km (1,447 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 951km (591 miles)

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

The quickest way to get from Medan to Legian is to fly which takes around 4h 55m and will set you back approx IDR 2,171,805 ($145).

The cheapest way to travel between Medan and Legian is to take a ferry and then take the bus which will typically cost around IDR 1,333,040 ($89) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

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

Bus travel

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

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Medan and Legian. Flights depart from Kuala Namu (KNO) and arrive at Ngurah Rai (DPS) - via Kuala Lumpur (KUL). The flight takes around 4hrs.

There is no direct flight from Medan to Legian. There is however a flight that goes via Kuala Lumpur (KUL). This services will take at least 4h 55m (not including layover time).

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

The closest major airport to Legian is Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS) (DPS) which is approximately 5km (3 miles) from Legian. 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 Legian. We recommend that you fly from Kuala Namu (KNO) to Ngurah Rai (DPS). instead which will take 4h 55m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Medan to Legian is to fly which takes, on average, 4h 55m and will usually cost around IDR 2,171,805 ($145).

How do I get from Medan to Legian

Compare travel optionsbetween Medan and Legian

Transport options from Medan to Legian
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly
4h 55m
IDR 2,171,805($145)
every 3 hours2,329km (1,447 miles)
Bus and Ferry + 1 similar
2 days 13h
IDR 1,677,530($110)
once daily3,139km (1,951 miles)
Ferry and Bus3 days 23h
IDR 1,333,040($89)
once a week3,032km (1,884 miles)
Bus, Ferry and Train + 2 similar
2 days 19h
IDR 1,722,465($115)
once daily3,198km (1,987 miles)
Ferry, Train and Bus3 days 10h
IDR 1,482,820($100)
once a week2,972km (1,847 miles)
Ferry to Port of Tanjung Priok, train and bus3 days 12h
IDR 1,497,795($100)
once a week3,181km (1,977 miles)

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Airports near Legian

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

DPS
Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS)
International Airport
Distance
5km (3 miles) from Legian
BWX
Blimbingsari Airport (BWX)
Domestic Airport
Distance
101km (63 miles) from Legian
LOP
Zainuddin Abdul Madjid International Airport (LOP)
International Airport
Distance
122km (76 miles) from Legian