How to travel from Palembang to East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia

The distance between Palembang and East Nusa Tenggara is around 1,917km (1,191 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 4h 15m.

3 routes found

We've found 3 different ways to get from Palembang to East Nusa Tenggara by plane, train, ferry and car. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

👋 Also check out East Nusa TenggaraPalembang if you're planning a return trip.

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Fly from Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM) to Labuan Bajo (LBJ).

  • Duration4h 15m
  • Flight time3h 30m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 2,261,670($150)
Operated by

Batik Air

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Train, Ferry and Car

Take the train to Tanjung Karang then take a ferry to Gambir Station then take the train to Surabaya Pasar Turi then take a ferry to Maumere then drive to Ende then take a ferry to Kupang Ferry Terminal.

  • Duration4 days 2h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,497,795($100)
Operated by

Multiple operators

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Palembang and East Nusa Tenggara

There are several options for getting from Palembang to East Nusa Tenggara by plane, train, ferry and car. The cheapest option is to take the train, then take a ferry and then drive which costs around IDR 1,497,795 ($100) and will take around 4 days 2h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 4h 15m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 2,261,670 ($150).

The distance between Palembang and East Nusa Tenggara is around 1,917km (1,191 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 1,869km (1,161 miles)

It takes around 4h 15m to get from Palembang and East Nusa Tenggara by plane.

The quickest way to get from Palembang to East Nusa Tenggara is to fly which takes around 4h 15m and will set you back approx IDR 2,261,670 ($150).

The cheapest way to travel between Palembang and East Nusa Tenggara is to take the train, then take a ferry and then drive which will typically cost around IDR 1,497,795 ($100) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Palembang and East Nusa Tenggara. We recommend that you fly from Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM) to Labuan Bajo (LBJ). instead which will take 4h 15m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Palembang and East Nusa Tenggara. We recommend that you fly from Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM) to Labuan Bajo (LBJ). instead which will take 4h 15m.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Palembang and East Nusa Tenggara. Flights depart from Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM) and arrive at Labuan Bajo (LBJ) - via Soekarno–Hatta (CGK). The flight takes around 3h 30m.

There is no direct flight from Palembang to East Nusa Tenggara. There is however a flight that goes via Soekarno–Hatta (CGK). This services will take at least 4h 15m (not including layover time).

The flight from Palembang to East Nusa Tenggara typically takes around 3h 30m. Flights depart from Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM) and and arrive into Labuan Bajo (LBJ).

The closest major airport to East Nusa Tenggara is Bajawa Soa Airport (BJW) (BJW) which is approximately 43km (27 miles) from East Nusa Tenggara. Komodo Airport (LBJ) (LBJ) and Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport (UPG) (UPG) 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 East Nusa Tenggara. We recommend that you fly from Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM) to Labuan Bajo (LBJ). instead which will take 4h 15m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Palembang to East Nusa Tenggara is to fly which takes, on average, 4h 15m and will usually cost around IDR 2,261,670 ($150).

How do I get from Palembang to East Nusa Tenggara

Compare travel optionsbetween Palembang and East Nusa Tenggara

Transport options from Palembang to East Nusa Tenggara
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly + 1 similar
4h 15m
IDR 2,261,670($150)
every 3 hours1,917km (1,191 miles)
Fly to Kupang (KOE)5h 10m
IDR 2,037,000($135)
every 3 hours2,371km (1,473 miles)
Train, Ferry and Car
4 days 2h
IDR 1,497,795($100)
once a week3,063km (1,903 miles)

Top Carriersoperating between Palembang and East Nusa Tenggara

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Airports near East Nusa Tenggara

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

BJW
Bajawa Soa Airport (BJW)
Domestic Airport
Distance
43km (27 miles) from East Nusa Tenggara
LBJ
Komodo Airport (LBJ)
Domestic Airport
Distance
89km (56 miles) from East Nusa Tenggara
UPG
Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport (UPG)
International Airport
Distance
408km (254 miles) from East Nusa Tenggara