How to travel from Palembang to Gili Trawangan, Indonesia

The distance between Palembang and Gili Trawangan is around 1,610km (1,001 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly and then take a ferry which takes around 5h 45m.

4 routes found

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

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

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Plane and Ferry

Fly from Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM) to Lombok (LOP) then take a ferry to Gili Trawangan.

  • Duration5h 45m
  • Flight time3hrs
  • Typical cost
    IDR 2,426,430($160)
Operated by

Multiple operators

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Train, Ferry and Bus

Take the train to Tanjung Karang then take a ferry to Gambir Station then take the bus to Terminal Mengwi then take a ferry to Gili Trawangan.

  • Duration2 days 5h
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,857,265($125)
Operated by

Multiple operators

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Car and Ferry

Drive to Tanjung Api Api then take a ferry to Terminal Muntok then drive to Belinyu Port then take a ferry to Tanjung Priok, Makassar then Lembar and then to Gili Trawangan.

  • Duration6 days
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,827,310($120)
Operated by

Multiple operators

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Palembang and Gili Trawangan

There are several options for getting from Palembang to Gili Trawangan by plane, ferry, train, bus and car. The cheapest option is to take the train, then take a ferry and then take the bus which costs around IDR 1,662,555 ($110) and will take around 2 days 9h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and then take a ferry and arrive in approximately 5h 45m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 2,426,430 ($160).

The distance between Palembang and Gili Trawangan is around 1,610km (1,001 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 1,383km (859 miles)

It takes around 5h 45m to get from Palembang and Gili Trawangan by plane and ferry.

The quickest way to get from Palembang to Gili Trawangan is to fly and then take a ferry which takes around 5h 45m and will set you back approx IDR 2,426,430 ($160).

The cheapest way to travel between Palembang and Gili Trawangan is to take the train, then take a ferry and then take the bus which will typically cost around IDR 1,662,555 ($110) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Palembang and Gili Trawangan. We recommend that you fly from Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM) to Lombok (LOP) then take a ferry to Gili Trawangan. instead which will take 5h 45m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Palembang and Gili Trawangan. We recommend that you fly from Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM) to Lombok (LOP) then take a ferry to Gili Trawangan. instead which will take 5h 45m.

Flights and Airlines

It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Palembang to Gili Trawangan. We recommend that you fly from Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM) to Lombok (LOP) then take a ferry to Gili Trawangan. instead which will take 5h 45m.

The closest major airport to Gili Trawangan is Zainuddin Abdul Madjid International Airport (LOP) (LOP) which is approximately 53km (33 miles) from Gili Trawangan. Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS) (DPS) and Sultan Muhammad Kaharuddin III Airport (SWQ) (SWQ) 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 Gili Trawangan. We recommend that you fly from Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM) to Lombok (LOP) then take a ferry to Gili Trawangan. instead which will take 5h 45m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Palembang to Gili Trawangan is to fly and then take a ferry which takes, on average, 5h 45m and will usually cost around IDR 2,426,430 ($160).

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Transport options from Palembang to Gili Trawangan
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Plane and Ferry
5h 45m
IDR 2,426,430($160)
once daily1,610km (1,001 miles)
Train, Ferry and Bus + 1 similar
2 days 5h
IDR 1,857,265($125)
once daily1,903km (1,182 miles)
Train to Tanjung Karang, ferry and bus2 days 9h
IDR 1,662,555($110)
once daily1,920km (1,193 miles)
Car and Ferry
6 days
IDR 1,827,310($120)
once a week3,436km (2,135 miles)

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Airports near Gili Trawangan

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

LOP
Zainuddin Abdul Madjid International Airport (LOP)
International Airport
Distance
53km (33 miles) from Gili Trawangan
DPS
Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS)
International Airport
Distance
105km (65 miles) from Gili Trawangan
SWQ
Sultan Muhammad Kaharuddin III Airport (SWQ)
Domestic Airport
Distance
152km (95 miles) from Gili Trawangan