How to travel from Palembang to Tanjung Pandan, Indonesia

The distance between Palembang and Tanjung Pandan is around 403km (250 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 2h 30m.

3 routes found

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

👋 Also check out Tanjung PandanPalembang if you're planning a return trip.

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Fly

Fly from Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM) to Tanjung Pandan (TJQ).

  • Duration2h 30m
  • Flight time1h 20m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,183,260($79)
Operated by

NAM Air

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Bus and Ferry

Take the bus to Lampung then take a ferry to Gambir Station and then to Tanjung Pandan.

  • Duration1 day 15h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 688,985($46)
Operated by

Multiple operators

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Train and Ferry

Take the train to Tanjung Karang then take a ferry to Gambir Station and then to Tanjung Pandan.

  • Duration1 day 14h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 659,030($44)
Operated by

Multiple operators

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Palembang and Tanjung Pandan

There are several options for getting from Palembang to Tanjung Pandan by train, ferry, bus and plane. The cheapest option is to take the train and then take a ferry which costs around IDR 659,030 ($44) and will take around 1 day 14h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 2h 30m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 1,183,260 ($79).

The distance between Palembang and Tanjung Pandan is around 403km (250 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 323km (201 miles)

It takes around 1 day 14h to get from Palembang and Tanjung Pandan by train and ferry.

The quickest way to get from Palembang to Tanjung Pandan is to fly which takes around 2h 30m and will set you back approx IDR 1,183,260 ($79).

The cheapest way to travel between Palembang and Tanjung Pandan is to take the train and then take a ferry which will typically cost around IDR 659,030 ($44) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Palembang and Tanjung Pandan. We recommend that you fly from Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM) to Tanjung Pandan (TJQ). instead which will take 2h 30m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Palembang and Tanjung Pandan. We recommend that you fly from Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM) to Tanjung Pandan (TJQ). instead which will take 2h 30m.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Palembang and Tanjung Pandan. Flights depart from Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM) and arrive at Tanjung Pandan (TJQ) - via Pangkalpinang (PGK). The flight takes around 1h 20m.

There is no direct flight from Palembang to Tanjung Pandan. There is however a flight that goes via Pangkalpinang (PGK). This services will take at least 2h 30m (not including layover time).

The flight from Palembang to Tanjung Pandan typically takes around 1h 20m. Flights depart from Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM) and and arrive into Tanjung Pandan (TJQ).

The closest major airport to Tanjung Pandan is Bulutumbang Airport (TJQ) (TJQ) which is approximately 11km (7 miles) from Tanjung Pandan. Depati Amir Airport (PGK) (PGK) and Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport (PLM) (PLM) 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 Tanjung Pandan. We recommend that you take the train to Tanjung Karang then take a ferry to Gambir Station and then to Tanjung Pandan. instead which will take 1 day 14h.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Palembang to Tanjung Pandan is to take the train and then take a ferry which takes, on average, 1 day 14h and will usually cost around IDR 659,030 ($44).

How do I get from Palembang to Tanjung Pandan

Compare travel optionsbetween Palembang and Tanjung Pandan

Transport options from Palembang to Tanjung Pandan
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly
2h 30m
IDR 1,183,260($79)
every 3 hours403km (250 miles)
Bus and Ferry
1 day 15h
IDR 688,985($46)
once a week940km (584 miles)
Train and Ferry
1 day 14h
IDR 659,030($44)
once a week1,022km (635 miles)

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Airports near Tanjung Pandan

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

TJQ
Bulutumbang Airport (TJQ)
Domestic Airport
Distance
11km (7 miles) from Tanjung Pandan
PGK
Depati Amir Airport (PGK)
Domestic Airport
Distance
180km (112 miles) from Tanjung Pandan
PLM
Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport (PLM)
International Airport
Distance
329km (204 miles) from Tanjung Pandan