How to travel from Medan to Lombok, Indonesia

The distance between Medan and Lombok is around 2,528km (1,571 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 5h 10m.

4 routes found

We've found 4 different ways to get from Medan to Lombok by plane, bus and ferry. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

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

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Fly

Fly from Kuala Namu (KNO) to Lombok (LOP).

  • Duration5h 10m
  • Flight time4h 15m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 3,564,755($240)
Operated by

Citilink Indonesia

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Ferry

Take a ferry to Port of Tanjung Priok then Makassar and then to Lembar.

  • Duration7 days
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,422,905($95)
Operated by

Pelni

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Bus and Ferry

Take the bus to Bandar Lampung then Jakarta and then to Surabaya Kota then take a ferry to Makassar and then to Lembar.

  • Duration5 days 20h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,917,180($130)
Operated by

Multiple operators

1 similiar route

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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Medan and Lombok

There are several options for getting from Medan to Lombok by plane, bus and ferry. The cheapest option is to take a ferry which costs around IDR 1,422,905 ($95) and will take around 7 days. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 5h 10m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 3,564,755 ($240).

The distance between Medan and Lombok is around 2,528km (1,571 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 1,074km (667 miles)

It takes around 5h 10m to get from Medan and Lombok by plane.

The quickest way to get from Medan to Lombok is to fly which takes around 5h 10m and will set you back approx IDR 3,564,755 ($240).

The cheapest way to travel between Medan and Lombok is to take a ferry which will typically cost around IDR 1,422,905 ($95) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Medan and Lombok. We recommend that you fly from Kuala Namu (KNO) to Lombok (LOP). instead which will take 5h 10m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Medan and Lombok. We recommend that you fly from Kuala Namu (KNO) to Lombok (LOP). instead which will take 5h 10m.

Ferry/Boat travel

Yes there is a ferry service that runs between Medan and Lombok. The ferry typically takes around 7 days and departs once a week.

Pelni run the ferry services between Medan and Lombok. Ferries run once a week and take around 7 days on average but will vary depending on conditions and travel date.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Medan and Lombok. Flights depart from Kuala Namu (KNO) and arrive at Lombok (LOP) - via Soekarno–Hatta (CGK). The flight takes around 4h 15m.

There is no direct flight from Medan to Lombok. There is however a flight that goes via Soekarno–Hatta (CGK). This services will take at least 5h 10m (not including layover time).

The flight from Medan to Lombok typically takes around 4h 15m. Flights depart from Kuala Namu (KNO) and and arrive into Lombok (LOP).

The closest major airport to Lombok is Zainuddin Abdul Madjid International Airport (LOP) (LOP) which is approximately 22km (14 miles) from Lombok. Sultan Muhammad Kaharuddin III Airport (SWQ) (SWQ) and Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS) (DPS) 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 Lombok. We recommend that you fly from Kuala Namu (KNO) to Lombok (LOP). instead which will take 5h 10m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Medan to Lombok is to fly which takes, on average, 5h 10m and will usually cost around IDR 3,564,755 ($240).

How do I get from Medan to Lombok

Compare travel optionsbetween Medan and Lombok

Transport options from Medan to Lombok
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly
5h 10m
IDR 3,564,755($240)
every 2 hours2,528km (1,571 miles)
Ferry
7 days
IDR 1,422,905($95)
once a week4,278km (2,659 miles)
Bus and Ferry + 1 similar
5 days 20h
IDR 1,917,180($130)
once a week4,468km (2,776 miles)
Bus to Dumai, ferry8 days 9h
IDR 1,542,730($105)
once a week4,198km (2,609 miles)

Top Carriersoperating between Medan and Lombok

Airlines

Bus companies

Ferry operators

Airports near Lombok

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

LOP
Zainuddin Abdul Madjid International Airport (LOP)
International Airport
Distance
22km (14 miles) from Lombok
SWQ
Sultan Muhammad Kaharuddin III Airport (SWQ)
Domestic Airport
Distance
117km (72 miles) from Lombok
DPS
Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS)
International Airport
Distance
132km (82 miles) from Lombok