How to travel from Palembang to Kuta, Indonesia

The distance between Palembang and Kuta is around 1,420km (882 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 3h 45m.

5 routes found

We've found 5 different ways to get from Palembang to Kuta by plane, bus, ferry and train. 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).

  • Duration3h 45m
  • Flight time2h 55m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,587,665($105)
Operated by

Batik 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 Banyuwangi and then to Denpasar.

  • Duration1 day 11h
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,303,080($87)
Operated by

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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 1,362,995($90)
Operated by

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1 similiar route

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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Palembang and Kuta

There are several options for getting from Palembang to Kuta by plane, bus, ferry and train. The cheapest option is to take the train, then take a ferry and then take the bus which costs around IDR 1,198,235 ($80) and will take around 1 day 18h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 3h 45m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 1,587,665 ($105).

The distance between Palembang and Kuta is around 1,420km (882 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 1,317km (818 miles)

It takes around 3h 45m to get from Palembang and Kuta by plane.

The quickest way to get from Palembang to Kuta is to fly which takes around 3h 45m and will set you back approx IDR 1,587,665 ($105).

The cheapest way to travel between Palembang and Kuta is to take the train, then take a ferry and then take the bus which will typically cost around IDR 1,198,235 ($80) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Palembang and Kuta. We recommend that you fly from Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM) to Ngurah Rai (DPS). instead which will take 3h 45m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Palembang and Kuta. We recommend that you fly from Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM) to Ngurah Rai (DPS). instead which will take 3h 45m.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Palembang and Kuta. Flights depart from Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM) and arrive at Ngurah Rai (DPS) - via Soekarno–Hatta (CGK). The flight takes around 2h 55m.

There is no direct flight from Palembang to Kuta. There is however a flight that goes via Soekarno–Hatta (CGK). This services will take at least 3h 45m (not including layover time).

The flight from Palembang to Kuta typically takes around 2h 55m. Flights depart from Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM) and and arrive into Ngurah Rai (DPS).

The closest major airport to Kuta is Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS) (DPS) which is approximately 2km (1 miles) from Kuta. 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 Kuta. We recommend that you fly from Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM) to Ngurah Rai (DPS). instead which will take 3h 45m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Palembang to Kuta is to fly which takes, on average, 3h 45m and will usually cost around IDR 1,587,665 ($105).

How do I get from Palembang to Kuta

Compare travel optionsbetween Palembang and Kuta

Transport options from Palembang to Kuta
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly
3h 45m
IDR 1,587,665($105)
every 3 hours1,420km (882 miles)
Bus and Ferry + 1 similar
1 day 11h
IDR 1,303,080($87)
once daily1,747km (1,085 miles)
Bus to Lampung, ferry2 days 6h
IDR 1,198,235($80)
once daily1,754km (1,090 miles)
Train, Ferry and Bus + 1 similar
1 day 16h
IDR 1,362,995($90)
once daily1,890km (1,175 miles)
Train to Tanjung Karang, ferry and bus1 day 18h
IDR 1,198,235($80)
once daily1,940km (1,206 miles)

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Airports near Kuta

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

DPS
Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS)
International Airport
Distance
2km (1 miles) from Kuta
BWX
Blimbingsari Airport (BWX)
Domestic Airport
Distance
103km (64 miles) from Kuta
LOP
Zainuddin Abdul Madjid International Airport (LOP)
International Airport
Distance
121km (75 miles) from Kuta