How to travel from Palembang to Ubud, Indonesia

The distance between Palembang and Ubud is around 1,454km (904 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 4h 15m.

5 routes found

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

  • Duration4h 15m
  • Flight time2h 55m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,992,070($135)
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 Terminal Mengwi.

  • Duration2 days 3h
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,273,125($85)
Operated by

Multiple operators

1 similiar route

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Train, Ferry and Taxi

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 a taxi to Ubud.

  • Duration1 day 14h
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    IDR 2,516,295($170)
Operated by

Multiple operators

1 similiar route

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

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Palembang and Ubud

There are several options for getting from Palembang to Ubud by plane, train, ferry, taxi and bus. The cheapest option is to take the bus and then take a ferry which costs around IDR 1,168,280 ($78) and will take around 2 days 7h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 4h 15m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 1,992,070 ($135).

The distance between Palembang and Ubud is around 1,454km (904 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 1,314km (816 miles)

It takes around 4h 15m to get from Palembang and Ubud by plane.

The quickest way to get from Palembang to Ubud is to fly which takes around 4h 15m and will set you back approx IDR 1,992,070 ($135).

The cheapest way to travel between Palembang and Ubud is to take the bus and then take a ferry which will typically cost around IDR 1,168,280 ($78) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Palembang and Ubud. We recommend that you fly from Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM) to Ngurah Rai (DPS). instead which will take 4h 15m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Palembang and Ubud. We recommend that you fly from Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM) to Ngurah Rai (DPS). instead which will take 4h 15m.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Palembang and Ubud. 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 Ubud. There is however a flight that goes via Soekarno–Hatta (CGK). This services will take at least 4h 15m (not including layover time).

The flight from Palembang to Ubud 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 Ubud is Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS) (DPS) which is approximately 29km (18 miles) from Ubud. 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 Ubud. We recommend that you fly from Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM) to Ngurah Rai (DPS). instead which will take 4h 15m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Palembang to Ubud is to fly which takes, on average, 4h 15m and will usually cost around IDR 1,992,070 ($135).

How do I get from Palembang to Ubud

Compare travel optionsbetween Palembang and Ubud

Transport options from Palembang to Ubud
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly
4h 15m
IDR 1,992,070($135)
every 3 hours1,454km (904 miles)
Bus and Ferry + 1 similar
2 days 3h
IDR 1,273,125($85)
once daily1,736km (1,079 miles)
Bus to Lampung, ferry2 days 7h
IDR 1,168,280($78)
once daily1,764km (1,096 miles)
Train, Ferry and Taxi + 1 similar
1 day 14h
IDR 2,516,295($170)
once daily1,886km (1,172 miles)
Train, Ferry and Bus1 day 18h
IDR 1,258,150($84)
once daily1,915km (1,190 miles)

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Airports near Ubud

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

DPS
Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS)
International Airport
Distance
29km (18 miles) from Ubud
BWX
Blimbingsari Airport (BWX)
Domestic Airport
Distance
104km (64 miles) from Ubud
LOP
Zainuddin Abdul Madjid International Airport (LOP)
International Airport
Distance
115km (71 miles) from Ubud