How to travel from Medan to Sanur, Indonesia

The distance between Medan and Sanur is around 2,338km (1,453 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 5hrs.

5 routes found

We've found 5 different ways to get from Medan to Sanur 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).

  • Duration5hrs
  • Flight time4hrs
  • Typical cost
    IDR 2,276,650($150)
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 Denpasar.

  • Duration3 days 8h
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,467,840($100)
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 1,737,445($115)
Operated by

Multiple operators

1 similiar route

We’ve grouped similar routes together, click the arrows to see the other options.

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Medan and Sanur

There are several options for getting from Medan to Sanur by plane, bus, ferry and train. The cheapest option is to take a ferry, then take the train and then take the bus which costs around IDR 1,377,970 ($90) and will take around 3 days 11h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 5hrs, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 2,276,650 ($150).

The distance between Medan and Sanur is around 2,338km (1,453 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 960km (597 miles)

It takes around 5hrs to get from Medan and Sanur by plane.

The quickest way to get from Medan to Sanur is to fly which takes around 5hrs and will set you back approx IDR 2,276,650 ($150).

The cheapest way to travel between Medan and Sanur is to take a ferry, then take the train and then take the bus which will typically cost around IDR 1,377,970 ($90) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Medan and Sanur. We recommend that you fly from Kuala Namu (KNO) to Ngurah Rai (DPS). instead which will take 5hrs.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Medan and Sanur. We recommend that you fly from Kuala Namu (KNO) to Ngurah Rai (DPS). instead which will take 5hrs.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Medan and Sanur. 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 Sanur. There is however a flight that goes via Kuala Lumpur (KUL). This services will take at least 5hrs (not including layover time).

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

The closest major airport to Sanur is Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS) (DPS) which is approximately 12km (8 miles) from Sanur. 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 Sanur. We recommend that you fly from Kuala Namu (KNO) to Ngurah Rai (DPS). instead which will take 5hrs.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Medan to Sanur is to fly which takes, on average, 5hrs and will usually cost around IDR 2,276,650 ($150).

How do I get from Medan to Sanur

Compare travel optionsbetween Medan and Sanur

Transport options from Medan to Sanur
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly
5hrs
IDR 2,276,650($150)
every 3 hours2,338km (1,453 miles)
Bus and Ferry + 1 similar
3 days 8h
IDR 1,467,840($100)
once daily3,138km (1,950 miles)
Ferry and Bus3 days 20h
IDR 1,407,930($95)
once a week3,035km (1,886 miles)
Bus, Ferry and Train + 1 similar
2 days 19h
IDR 1,737,445($115)
once daily3,200km (1,988 miles)
Ferry, Train and Bus3 days 11h
IDR 1,377,970($90)
once a week3,092km (1,921 miles)

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Airports near Sanur

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

DPS
Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS)
International Airport
Distance
12km (8 miles) from Sanur
BWX
Blimbingsari Airport (BWX)
Domestic Airport
Distance
109km (68 miles) from Sanur
LOP
Zainuddin Abdul Madjid International Airport (LOP)
International Airport
Distance
112km (70 miles) from Sanur