How to travel from Palembang to Denpasar, Indonesia

The distance between Palembang and Denpasar is around 1,428km (888 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 4h 10m.

5 routes found

We've found 5 different ways to get from Palembang to Denpasar by plane, bus, train and ferry. 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 Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM) to Ngurah Rai (DPS).

  • Duration4h 10m
  • Flight time3h 10m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,992,070($135)
Operated by

Citilink Indonesia

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Bus

Take the bus to Lampung, Jakarta then Banyuwangi and then to Denpasar.

  • Duration1 day 17h
  • Departstwice daily
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,168,280($78)
Operated by

Multiple bus operators

1 similiar route

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Train, Ferry and Bus

Take the train to Tanjung Karang 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.

  • Duration1 day 16h
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,243,170($83)
Operated by

Multiple operators

1 similiar route

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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Palembang and Denpasar

There are several options for getting from Palembang to Denpasar by plane, bus, train and ferry. The cheapest option is to take the bus which costs around IDR 1,033,480 ($69) and will take around 2 days 7h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 4h 10m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 1,992,070 ($135).

The distance between Palembang and Denpasar is around 1,428km (888 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 1,317km (818 miles)

It takes around 4h 10m to get from Palembang and Denpasar by plane.

The quickest way to get from Palembang to Denpasar is to fly which takes around 4h 10m and will set you back approx IDR 1,992,070 ($135).

The cheapest way to travel between Palembang and Denpasar is to take the bus which will typically cost around IDR 1,033,480 ($69) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Palembang and Denpasar. We recommend that you fly from Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM) to Ngurah Rai (DPS). instead which will take 4h 10m.

Bus travel

Yes there is a bus that runs regularly from Palembang and Denpasar. It typically takes around 1 day 17h and departs twice daily.

There are no direct bus services that runs from Palembang to Denpasar. However, you can instead can take several connecting buses with changeovers in Lampung, Bandar Lampung, Jakarta and Banyuwangi. These services run twice daily and will take a minimum of 1 day 17h.

Maharani Tranz, Damri, LADJU Trans and Safari Dharma Raya run regular bus services between Palembang and Denpasar. Buses run twice daily and take around 1 day 17h on average but will vary depending on you book with.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Palembang and Denpasar. Flights depart from Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM) and arrive at Ngurah Rai (DPS) - via Soekarno–Hatta (CGK). The flight takes around 3h 10m.

There is no direct flight from Palembang to Denpasar. There is however a flight that goes via Soekarno–Hatta (CGK). This services will take at least 4h 10m (not including layover time).

The flight from Palembang to Denpasar typically takes around 3h 10m. Flights depart from Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM) and and arrive into Ngurah Rai (DPS).

The closest major airport to Denpasar is Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS) (DPS) which is approximately 12km (7 miles) from Denpasar. 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 Palembang to Denpasar. We recommend that you fly from Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM) to Ngurah Rai (DPS). instead which will take 4h 10m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Palembang to Denpasar is to fly which takes, on average, 4h 10m and will usually cost around IDR 1,992,070 ($135).

How do I get from Palembang to Denpasar

Compare travel optionsbetween Palembang and Denpasar

Transport options from Palembang to Denpasar
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly
4h 10m
IDR 1,992,070($135)
every 3 hours1,428km (888 miles)
Bus + 1 similar
1 day 17h
IDR 1,168,280($78)
twice daily1,731km (1,076 miles)
Bus via Lampung2 days 7h
IDR 1,033,480($69)
once daily1,742km (1,082 miles)
Train, Ferry and Bus + 1 similar
1 day 16h
IDR 1,243,170($83)
once daily1,884km (1,170 miles)
Train to Tanjung Karang, ferry and bus1 day 18h
IDR 1,183,260($79)
once daily1,972km (1,225 miles)

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Airports near Denpasar

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

DPS
Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS)
International Airport
Distance
12km (7 miles) from Denpasar
BWX
Blimbingsari Airport (BWX)
Domestic Airport
Distance
104km (65 miles) from Denpasar
LOP
Zainuddin Abdul Madjid International Airport (LOP)
International Airport
Distance
117km (72 miles) from Denpasar