How to travel from Palembang to Bandar Lampung, Indonesia

The distance between Palembang and Bandar Lampung is around 303km (189 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to take a taxi which takes around 3h 20m.

4 routes found

We've found 4 different ways to get from Palembang to Bandar Lampung by train, bus, taxi and car. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

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

💰 Cheapest
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Train

Take the train to Tanjung Karang.

  • Duration8h 55m
  • Departstwice daily
  • Typical cost
    IDR 209,690($14)
Operated by

Kereta API

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Bus

Take the bus to Lampung.

  • Duration10hrs
  • Departstwice daily
  • Typical cost
    IDR 209,690($14)
Operated by

Maharani Tranz

🚀 Fastest
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taxi
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Taxi

Take a taxi to Bandar Lampung.

  • Duration3h 20m
  • Departson demand
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,647,575($110)
Operated by

Grab Taxi

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Drive

Drive to Bandar Lampung.

  • Duration3h 20m
  • Distance305km (190 miles)
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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Palembang and Bandar Lampung

There are several options for getting from Palembang to Bandar Lampung by train, bus, taxi and car. The cheapest option is to take the train which costs around IDR 209,690 ($14) and will take around 8h 55m. If you need to get there more quickly, you can take a taxi and arrive in approximately 3h 20m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 1,647,575 ($110).

The distance between Palembang and Bandar Lampung is around 303km (189 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 279km (173 miles)

It takes around 8h 55m to get from Palembang and Bandar Lampung by train. If you are travelling by car it will take around 3h 20m to drive there.

The quickest way to get from Palembang to Bandar Lampung is to take a taxi which takes around 3h 20m and will set you back approx IDR 1,647,575 ($110).

The cheapest way to travel between Palembang and Bandar Lampung, if you exclude driving, is to take the train which will typically cost around IDR 209,690 ($14) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

Yes there is a train service that runs between Palembang and Bandar Lampung. It typically takes around 8h 55m and departs twice daily.

Yes there is a direct train service that runs between Palembang and Bandar Lampung with no changeovers required. The train runs twice daily and takes 8h 55m.

Kereta API run train services between Palembang and Bandar Lampung. Trains depart twice daily and will take around 8h 55m, however, this may vary depending on the particular service and whether it runs express or stops all stations.

Bus travel

Yes there is a bus that runs regularly from Palembang and Bandar Lampung. It typically takes around 10hrs and departs twice daily.

Yes there is a direct bus service that runs between Palembang and Bandar Lampung with no changeovers required. The bus runs twice daily and takes 10hrs.

Maharani Tranz run regular bus services between Palembang and Bandar Lampung. Buses run twice daily and take around 10hrs on average but will vary depending on you book with.

Flights and Airlines

It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Palembang to Bandar Lampung. We recommend that you take the train to Tanjung Karang. instead which will take 8h 55m.

The closest major airport to Bandar Lampung is Radin Inten II Airport (TKG) (TKG) which is approximately 25km (15 miles) from Bandar Lampung. Soekarno–Hatta International Airport (CGK) (CGK) and Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport (PLM) (PLM) 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 Palembang and Bandar Lampung. The distance is around 305km (190 miles) by road and it will take around 3h 20m in normal traffic conditons.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Palembang to Bandar Lampung is to take the train which takes, on average, 8h 55m and will usually cost around IDR 209,690 ($14).

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Transport options from Palembang to Bandar Lampung
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Train
8h 55m
IDR 209,690($14)
twice daily389km (242 miles)
Bus
10hrs
IDR 209,690($14)
twice daily303km (189 miles)
Taxi
3h 20m
IDR 1,647,575($110)
on demand305km (190 miles)
Drive
3h 20m
IDR 254,625($17)
on demand305km (190 miles)

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Airports near Bandar Lampung

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

TKG
Radin Inten II Airport (TKG)
Domestic Airport
Distance
25km (15 miles) from Bandar Lampung
CGK
Soekarno–Hatta International Airport (CGK)
International Airport
Distance
172km (107 miles) from Bandar Lampung
PLM
Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport (PLM)
International Airport
Distance
290km (180 miles) from Bandar Lampung