How to travel from Nusa Penida to Makassar, Indonesia

The distance between Nusa Penida and Makassar is around 711km (442 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to take a ferry and then fly which takes around 3hrs.

2 routes found

We've found 2 different ways to get from Nusa Penida to Makassar by ferry and plane. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

👋 Also check out MakassarNusa 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 Hasanuddin (UPG).

  • Duration3hrs
  • Flight time1h 30m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,318,060($88)
Operated by

Multiple operators

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Ferry

Take a ferry to Padang Bai Bali then Lembar Lombok and then to Makassar.

  • Duration2 days 12h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 793,830($53)
Operated by

Multiple ferry operators

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Nusa Penida and Makassar

There are several options for getting from Nusa Penida to Makassar by ferry and plane. The cheapest option is to take a ferry which costs around IDR 793,830 ($53) and will take around 2 days 12h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can take a ferry and then fly and arrive in approximately 3hrs, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 1,318,060 ($88).

The distance between Nusa Penida and Makassar is around 711km (442 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 587km (365 miles)

It takes around 3hrs to get from Nusa Penida and Makassar by ferry and plane.

The quickest way to get from Nusa Penida to Makassar is to take a ferry and then fly which takes around 3hrs and will set you back approx IDR 1,318,060 ($88).

The cheapest way to travel between Nusa Penida and Makassar is to take a ferry 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 Nusa Penida and Makassar. We recommend that you take a ferry to Sanur then fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Sultan Hasanuddin (UPG). instead which will take 3hrs.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Nusa Penida and Makassar. We recommend that you take a ferry to Sanur then fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Sultan Hasanuddin (UPG). instead which will take 3hrs.

Ferry/Boat travel

Yes there is a ferry service that runs between Nusa Penida and Makassar. The ferry typically takes around 2 days 12h and departs once a week.

Semaya One, ASDP Indonesia Ferry and Pelni run the ferry services between Nusa Penida and Makassar. Ferries run once a week and take around 2 days 12h 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 Makassar. We recommend that you take a ferry to Sanur then fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Sultan Hasanuddin (UPG). instead which will take 3hrs.

The closest major airport to Makassar is Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport (UPG) (UPG) which is approximately 16km (10 miles) from Makassar. Tampa Padang Airport (MJU) (MJU) and Baubau Airport (BUW) (BUW) 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 Makassar. We recommend that you take a ferry to Sanur then fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Sultan Hasanuddin (UPG). instead which will take 3hrs.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Nusa Penida to Makassar is to take a ferry and then fly which takes, on average, 3hrs and will usually cost around IDR 1,318,060 ($88).

How do I get from Nusa Penida to Makassar

Compare travel optionsbetween Nusa Penida and Makassar

Transport options from Nusa Penida to Makassar
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Ferry and Plane
3hrs
IDR 1,318,060($88)
once daily711km (442 miles)
Ferry
2 days 12h
IDR 793,830($53)
once a week1,019km (633 miles)

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Airlines

Airports near Makassar

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

UPG
Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport (UPG)
International Airport
Distance
16km (10 miles) from Makassar
MJU
Tampa Padang Airport (MJU)
Domestic Airport
Distance
286km (178 miles) from Makassar
BUW
Baubau Airport (BUW)
Domestic Airport
Distance
352km (219 miles) from Makassar