How to travel from Palembang to Bandung, Indonesia

The distance between Palembang and Bandung is around 570km (354 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 2h 40m.

7 routes found

We've found 7 different ways to get from Palembang to Bandung by plane, train, car, ferry and bus. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

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

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Fly

Fly from Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM) to Husein Sastranegara (BDO).

  • Duration2h 40m
  • Flight time1h 45m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,198,235($80)
Operated by

Wings Air

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Bus and Ferry

Take the bus to Lampung then take a ferry to Gambir Station then take the bus to Dipati Ukur.

  • Duration22h 15m
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    IDR 688,985($46)
Operated by

Multiple operators

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Train and Ferry

Take the train to Tanjung Karang then take a ferry to Gambir Station then take the train to Bandung.

  • Duration20h 30m
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    IDR 688,985($46)
Operated by

Multiple operators

1 similiar route

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Car and Ferry

Drive to Bakauheni Port then take a ferry to Merak then drive to Bandung.

  • Duration9h 20m
  • Departshourly
  • Typical cost
    IDR 569,160($38)
Operated by

Multiple operators

1 similiar route

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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Palembang and Bandung

There are several options for getting from Palembang to Bandung by plane, train, car, ferry and bus. The cheapest option is to drive and then take a ferry which costs around IDR 569,160 ($38) and will take around 9h 20m. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 2h 40m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 1,198,235 ($80).

The distance between Palembang and Bandung is around 570km (354 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 540km (336 miles)

It takes around 2h 40m to get from Palembang and Bandung by plane.

The quickest way to get from Palembang to Bandung is to fly which takes around 2h 40m and will set you back approx IDR 1,198,235 ($80).

The cheapest way to travel between Palembang and Bandung is to drive and then take a ferry which will typically cost around IDR 569,160 ($38) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Palembang and Bandung. We recommend that you fly from Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM) to Husein Sastranegara (BDO). instead which will take 2h 40m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Palembang and Bandung. We recommend that you fly from Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM) to Husein Sastranegara (BDO). instead which will take 2h 40m.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Palembang and Bandung. Flights depart from Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM) and arrive at Husein Sastranegara (BDO). The flight takes around 1h 45m.

Yes there is a direct flight between Palembang and Bandung with no stop-overs required. Flights typically take around 1h 45m.

Wings Air and NAM Air fly between Palembang and Bandung. Flights depart from Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM) and and arrive into Husein Sastranegara (BDO). These flights usually take around 1h 45m.

The flight from Palembang to Bandung typically takes around 1h 45m. Flights depart from Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM) and and arrive into Husein Sastranegara (BDO).

The closest major airport to Bandung is Husein Sastranegara International Airport (BDO) (BDO) which is approximately 4km (3 miles) from Bandung. Halim Perdanakusuma Airport (HLP) (HLP) and Soekarno–Hatta International Airport (CGK) (CGK) 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 Palembang to Bandung. We recommend that you fly from Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM) to Husein Sastranegara (BDO). instead which will take 2h 40m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Palembang to Bandung is to fly which takes, on average, 2h 40m and will usually cost around IDR 1,198,235 ($80).

How do I get from Palembang to Bandung

Compare travel optionsbetween Palembang and Bandung

Transport options from Palembang to Bandung
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly + 1 similar
2h 40m
IDR 1,198,235($80)
every 3 hours570km (354 miles)
Plane and Train5h 40m
IDR 1,303,080($87)
every 20 mins638km (397 miles)
Bus and Ferry
22h 15m
IDR 688,985($46)
once daily708km (440 miles)
Train and Ferry + 1 similar
20h 30m
IDR 688,985($46)
once daily787km (489 miles)
Train, Ferry and Bus23h 40m
IDR 659,030($44)
once daily796km (495 miles)
Car and Ferry + 1 similar
9h 20m
IDR 569,160($38)
hourly663km (412 miles)
Train, Car and Ferry17h 35m
IDR 599,120($40)
twice daily822km (511 miles)

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Airports near Bandung

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

BDO
Husein Sastranegara International Airport (BDO)
International Airport
Distance
4km (3 miles) from Bandung
HLP
Halim Perdanakusuma Airport (HLP)
Domestic Airport
Distance
108km (67 miles) from Bandung
CGK
Soekarno–Hatta International Airport (CGK)
International Airport
Distance
138km (86 miles) from Bandung