How to travel from Palembang to Nabire, Indonesia

The distance between Palembang and Nabire is around 3,902km (2,425 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 7h 40m.

8 routes found

We've found 8 different ways to get from Palembang to Nabire by plane, taxi, ferry, bus, train and car. 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 Nabire (NBX).

  • Duration7h 40m
  • Flight time6h 55m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 8,252,855($550)
Operated by

Batik Air

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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 Surabaya Pasar Turi then take a ferry to Nabire.

  • Duration5 days 18h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,542,730($105)
Operated by

Multiple operators

2 similiar routes

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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Palembang and Nabire

There are several options for getting from Palembang to Nabire by plane, taxi, ferry, bus, train and car. The cheapest option is to take the train and then take a ferry which costs around IDR 1,542,730 ($105) and will take around 5 days 18h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 7h 40m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 8,252,855 ($550).

The distance between Palembang and Nabire is around 3,902km (2,425 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 3,414km (2,121 miles)

It takes around 7h 40m to get from Palembang and Nabire by plane.

The quickest way to get from Palembang to Nabire is to fly which takes around 7h 40m and will set you back approx IDR 8,252,855 ($550).

The cheapest way to travel between Palembang and Nabire is to take the train and then take a ferry which will typically cost around IDR 1,542,730 ($105) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Palembang and Nabire. We recommend that you fly from Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM) to Nabire (NBX). instead which will take 7h 40m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Palembang and Nabire. We recommend that you fly from Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM) to Nabire (NBX). instead which will take 7h 40m.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Palembang and Nabire. Flights depart from Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM) and arrive at Nabire (NBX) - via Soekarno–Hatta (CGK). The flight takes around 6h 55m.

There is no direct flight from Palembang to Nabire. There is however a flight that goes via Soekarno–Hatta (CGK) and Tembagapura (TIM). This services will take at least 7h 40m (not including layover time).

The flight from Palembang to Nabire typically takes around 6h 55m. Flights depart from Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM) and and arrive into Nabire (NBX).

The closest major airport to Nabire is Nabire Airport (NBX) (NBX) which is approximately 8km (5 miles) from Nabire. Kaimana Airport (KNG) (KNG) and Sentani Airport (DJJ) (DJJ) 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 Nabire. We recommend that you fly from Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM) to Nabire (NBX). instead which will take 7h 40m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Palembang to Nabire is to fly which takes, on average, 7h 40m and will usually cost around IDR 8,252,855 ($550).

How do I get from Palembang to Nabire

Compare travel optionsbetween Palembang and Nabire

Transport options from Palembang to Nabire
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly + 4 similar
7h 40m
IDR 8,252,855($550)
every 3 hours3,987km (2,477 miles)
Plane and Taxi13h 40m
IDR 7,653,735($510)
every 3 hours4,178km (2,596 miles)
Bus and Plane14h 25m
IDR 8,357,700($560)
4 times a day4,445km (2,762 miles)
Plane and Ferry15h 40m
IDR 5,347,130($355)
twice a week3,902km (2,425 miles)
Bus, Plane and Taxi20h 20m
IDR 8,058,140($540)
4 times a day4,635km (2,880 miles)
Train and Ferry + 2 similar
5 days 18h
IDR 1,542,730($105)
once a week4,647km (2,888 miles)
Bus and Ferry5 days 23h
IDR 1,917,180($130)
once a week4,622km (2,872 miles)
Train, Car and Ferry5 days 18h
IDR 1,602,640($105)
once a week4,685km (2,911 miles)

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Airports near Nabire

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

NBX
Nabire Airport (NBX)
Domestic Airport
Distance
8km (5 miles) from Nabire
KNG
Kaimana Airport (KNG)
Domestic Airport
Distance
197km (122 miles) from Nabire
DJJ
Sentani Airport (DJJ)
International Airport
Distance
563km (350 miles) from Nabire