How to travel from Palembang to Probolinggo, Indonesia

The distance between Palembang and Probolinggo is around 1,142km (710 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly and then take the train which takes around 5h 30m.

8 routes found

We've found 8 different ways to get from Palembang to Probolinggo by plane, train, ferry, bus and car. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

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Plane and Train

Fly from Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM) to Juanda International (SUB) then take the train to Probolinggo.

  • Duration5h 30m
  • Flight time1h 50m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,977,090($130)
Operated by

Multiple operators

2 similiar routes

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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 Bangil and then to Probolinggo.

  • Duration1 day 4h
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,018,500($68)
Operated by

Multiple operators

2 similiar routes

We’ve grouped similar routes together, click the arrows to see the other options.

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Bus

Take the bus to Lampung then Jakarta and then to Probolinggo.

  • Duration1 day 8h
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,138,325($76)
Operated by

Multiple bus operators

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Car and Ferry

Drive to Bakauheni Port then take a ferry to Merak then drive to Probolinggo.

  • Duration16h 55m
  • Departshourly
  • Typical cost
    IDR 2,261,670($150)
Operated by

Multiple operators

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Palembang and Probolinggo

There are several options for getting from Palembang to Probolinggo by plane, train, ferry, bus and car. The cheapest option is to take the train, then take a ferry and then take the bus which costs around IDR 793,830 ($53) and will take around 1 day 19h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and then take the train and arrive in approximately 5h 30m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 1,977,090 ($130).

The distance between Palembang and Probolinggo is around 1,142km (710 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 1,090km (677 miles)

It takes around 5h 30m to get from Palembang and Probolinggo by plane and train.

The quickest way to get from Palembang to Probolinggo is to fly and then take the train which takes around 5h 30m and will set you back approx IDR 1,977,090 ($130).

The cheapest way to travel between Palembang and Probolinggo is to take the train, then take a ferry and then take the bus which will typically cost around IDR 793,830 ($53) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Palembang and Probolinggo. We recommend that you fly from Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM) to Juanda International (SUB) then take the train to Probolinggo. instead which will take 5h 30m.

Bus travel

Yes there is a bus that runs regularly from Palembang and Probolinggo. It typically takes around 1 day 8h and departs once daily.

There are no direct bus services that runs from Palembang to Probolinggo. However, you can instead can take several connecting buses with changeovers in Lampung and Jakarta. These services run once daily and will take a minimum of 1 day 8h.

Maharani Tranz and Damri run regular bus services between Palembang and Probolinggo. Buses run once daily and take around 1 day 8h on average but will vary depending on you book with.

Flights and Airlines

It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Palembang to Probolinggo. We recommend that you fly from Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM) to Juanda International (SUB) then take the train to Probolinggo. instead which will take 5h 30m.

The closest major airport to Probolinggo is Abdul Rachman Saleh Airport (MLG) (MLG) which is approximately 65km (41 miles) from Probolinggo. Juanda International Airport (SUB) (SUB) and Blimbingsari Airport (BWX) (BWX) 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 Probolinggo. We recommend that you fly from Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM) to Juanda International (SUB) then take the train to Probolinggo. instead which will take 5h 30m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Palembang to Probolinggo is to fly and then take the train which takes, on average, 5h 30m and will usually cost around IDR 1,977,090 ($130).

How do I get from Palembang to Probolinggo

Compare travel optionsbetween Palembang and Probolinggo

Transport options from Palembang to Probolinggo
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Plane and Train + 2 similar
5h 30m
IDR 1,977,090($130)
once daily1,142km (710 miles)
Fly to Banyuwangi International (BWX), Train7h 35m
IDR 2,995,590($200)
5 times a day1,508km (937 miles)
Fly to Solo (SOC), Train9h 25m
IDR 2,321,585($155)
every 20 mins1,274km (792 miles)
Train and Ferry + 2 similar
1 day 4h
IDR 1,018,500($68)
once daily1,441km (896 miles)
Train to Tanjung Karang, ferry1 day 8h
IDR 898,675($60)
once daily1,542km (958 miles)
Train, Ferry and Bus1 day 19h
IDR 793,830($53)
once daily1,504km (935 miles)
Bus
1 day 8h
IDR 1,138,325($76)
once daily1,394km (866 miles)
Car and Ferry
16h 55m
IDR 2,261,670($150)
hourly1,378km (856 miles)

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Airports near Probolinggo

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

MLG
Abdul Rachman Saleh Airport (MLG)
Domestic Airport
Distance
65km (41 miles) from Probolinggo
SUB
Juanda International Airport (SUB)
International Airport
Distance
78km (48 miles) from Probolinggo
BWX
Blimbingsari Airport (BWX)
Domestic Airport
Distance
124km (77 miles) from Probolinggo