How to travel from Nusa Penida to Balikpapan, Indonesia

The distance between Nusa Penida and Balikpapan is around 927km (576 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to take a ferry and then fly which takes around 3h 5m.

5 routes found

We've found 5 different ways to get from Nusa Penida to Balikpapan by ferry, plane, bus and train. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

👋 Also check out BalikpapanNusa Penida if you're planning a return trip.

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Ferry and Plane

Take a ferry to Sanur then fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman (BPN).

  • Duration3h 5m
  • Flight time1h 40m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 3,130,395($210)
Operated by

Multiple operators

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Ferry

Take a ferry to Padang Bai Bali, Lembar Lombok then Surabaya and then to Balikpapan.

  • Duration2 days 6h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 614,095($41)
Operated by

Multiple ferry operators

1 similiar route

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Ferry, Bus and Train

Take a ferry to Sanur then take the bus to Gilimanuk then take a ferry to Ketapang then take the train to Surabaya Kota then take a ferry to Balikpapan.

  • Duration1 day 15h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 778,855($52)
Operated by

Multiple operators

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Nusa Penida and Balikpapan

There are several options for getting from Nusa Penida to Balikpapan by ferry, plane, bus and train. The cheapest option is to take a ferry which costs around IDR 614,095 ($41) and will take around 2 days 6h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can take a ferry and then fly and arrive in approximately 3h 5m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 3,130,395 ($210).

The distance between Nusa Penida and Balikpapan is around 927km (576 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 847km (527 miles)

It takes around 3h 5m to get from Nusa Penida and Balikpapan by ferry and plane.

The quickest way to get from Nusa Penida to Balikpapan is to take a ferry and then fly which takes around 3h 5m and will set you back approx IDR 3,130,395 ($210).

The cheapest way to travel between Nusa Penida and Balikpapan is to take a ferry which will typically cost around IDR 614,095 ($41) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Nusa Penida and Balikpapan. We recommend that you take a ferry to Sanur then fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman (BPN). instead which will take 3h 5m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Nusa Penida and Balikpapan. We recommend that you take a ferry to Sanur then fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman (BPN). instead which will take 3h 5m.

Ferry/Boat travel

Yes there is a ferry service that runs between Nusa Penida and Balikpapan. The ferry typically takes around 2 days 6h and departs once a week.

, ASDP Indonesia Ferry and Pelni run the ferry services between Nusa Penida and Balikpapan. Ferries run once a week and take around 2 days 6h on average but will vary depending on conditions and travel date.

Flights and Airlines

It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Nusa Penida to Balikpapan. We recommend that you take a ferry to Sanur then fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman (BPN). instead which will take 3h 5m.

The closest major airport to Balikpapan is Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman Airport (BPN) (BPN) which is approximately 5km (3 miles) from Balikpapan. Samarinda International Airport (AAP) (AAP) and Gusti Syamsir Alam Airport (KBU) (KBU) 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 Nusa Penida to Balikpapan. We recommend that you take a ferry to Sanur then fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman (BPN). instead which will take 3h 5m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Nusa Penida to Balikpapan is to take a ferry and then fly which takes, on average, 3h 5m and will usually cost around IDR 3,130,395 ($210).

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Compare travel optionsbetween Nusa Penida and Balikpapan

Transport options from Nusa Penida to Balikpapan
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Ferry and Plane + 1 similar
3h 5m
IDR 3,130,395($210)
once daily927km (576 miles)
Ferry, Bus and Plane7h 35m
IDR 3,684,575($245)
once daily1,396km (867 miles)
Ferry + 1 similar
2 days 6h
IDR 614,095($41)
once a week1,655km (1,028 miles)
Ferry and Bus1 day 18h
IDR 973,565($65)
once a week1,667km (1,036 miles)
Ferry, Bus and Train
1 day 15h
IDR 778,855($52)
once a week1,628km (1,011 miles)

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Airports near Balikpapan

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

BPN
Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman Airport (BPN)
International Airport
Distance
5km (3 miles) from Balikpapan
AAP
Samarinda International Airport (AAP)
International Airport
Distance
106km (66 miles) from Balikpapan
KBU
Gusti Syamsir Alam Airport (KBU)
Domestic Airport
Distance
241km (150 miles) from Balikpapan