How to travel from Medan to Prabumulih, Indonesia

The distance between Medan and Prabumulih is around 1,453km (903 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly and then take the train which takes around 6h 15m.

6 routes found

We've found 6 different ways to get from Medan to Prabumulih by plane, train, taxi, bus and car. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

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

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Plane and Train

Fly from Kuala Namu (KNO) to Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM) then take the train to Prabumulih.

  • Duration6h 15m
  • Flight time3h 25m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 2,066,960($140)
Operated by

Multiple operators

3 similiar routes

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Bus and Train

Take the bus to Palembang then take the train to Prabumulih.

  • Duration1 day 5h
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    IDR 748,900($50)
Operated by

Multiple operators

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Drive

Drive to Prabumulih.

  • Duration21h 10m
  • Distance1,453km (903 miles)
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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Medan and Prabumulih

There are several options for getting from Medan to Prabumulih by plane, train, taxi, bus and car. The cheapest option is to take the bus and then take the train which costs around IDR 748,900 ($50) and will take around 1 day 5h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and then take the train and arrive in approximately 6h 15m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 2,066,960 ($140).

The distance between Medan and Prabumulih is around 1,453km (903 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 423km (263 miles)

It takes around 6h 15m to get from Medan and Prabumulih by plane and train. If you are travelling by car it will take around 21h 10m to drive there.

The quickest way to get from Medan to Prabumulih is to fly and then take the train which takes around 6h 15m and will set you back approx IDR 2,066,960 ($140).

The cheapest way to travel between Medan and Prabumulih, if you exclude driving, is to take the bus and then take the train which will typically cost around IDR 748,900 ($50) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Medan and Prabumulih. We recommend that you fly from Kuala Namu (KNO) to Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM) then take the train to Prabumulih. instead which will take 6h 15m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Medan and Prabumulih. We recommend that you fly from Kuala Namu (KNO) to Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM) then take the train to Prabumulih. instead which will take 6h 15m.

Flights and Airlines

It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Medan to Prabumulih. We recommend that you fly from Kuala Namu (KNO) to Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM) then take the train to Prabumulih. instead which will take 6h 15m.

The closest major airport to Prabumulih is Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport (PLM) (PLM) which is approximately 79km (49 miles) from Prabumulih. Sultan Thaha Airport (DJB) (DJB) and Fatmawati Soekarno Airport (BKS) (BKS) are also nearby and might be a better alternative airport depending on where you are flying from.

Drive yourself

Yes it is possible to drive from Medan and Prabumulih. The distance is around 1,453km (903 miles) by road and it will take around 21h 10m in normal traffic conditons.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Medan to Prabumulih is to fly and then take the train which takes, on average, 6h 15m and will usually cost around IDR 2,066,960 ($140).

How do I get from Medan to Prabumulih

Compare travel optionsbetween Medan and Prabumulih

Transport options from Medan to Prabumulih
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Plane and Train + 3 similar
6h 15m
IDR 2,066,960($140)
every 20 mins1,935km (1,203 miles)
Fly to Silampari (LLJ), Train9h 20m
IDR 3,160,350($210)
once daily2,174km (1,351 miles)
Plane and Taxi9h 35m
IDR 4,703,080($315)
every 2 hours2,304km (1,432 miles)
Fly to Bandar Lampung (TKG), Train10h 40m
IDR 2,696,030($180)
once daily1,898km (1,179 miles)
Bus and Train
1 day 5h
IDR 748,900($50)
once daily1,480km (920 miles)
Drive
21h 10m
IDR 2,411,450($160)
on demand1,453km (903 miles)

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Airports near Prabumulih

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

PLM
Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport (PLM)
International Airport
Distance
79km (49 miles) from Prabumulih
DJB
Sultan Thaha Airport (DJB)
Domestic Airport
Distance
211km (131 miles) from Prabumulih
BKS
Fatmawati Soekarno Airport (BKS)
Domestic Airport
Distance
215km (134 miles) from Prabumulih