How to travel from Nusa Penida to Manado, Indonesia

The distance between Nusa Penida and Manado is around 2,880km (1,789 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to take a ferry and then fly which takes around 6h 50m.

2 routes found

We've found 2 different ways to get from Nusa Penida to Manado 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 ManadoNusa 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 Manado (MDC).

  • Duration6h 50m
  • Flight time5h 20m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 3,519,820($235)
Operated by

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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 Bitung.

  • Duration3 days 13h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,063,435($71)
Operated by

Multiple operators

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Nusa Penida and Manado

There are several options for getting from Nusa Penida to Manado by ferry, plane, bus and train. The cheapest option is to take a ferry, then take the bus and then take the train which costs around IDR 1,063,435 ($71) and will take around 3 days 13h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can take a ferry and then fly and arrive in approximately 6h 50m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 3,519,820 ($235).

The distance between Nusa Penida and Manado is around 2,880km (1,789 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 1,536km (954 miles)

It takes around 6h 50m to get from Nusa Penida and Manado by ferry and plane.

The quickest way to get from Nusa Penida to Manado is to take a ferry and then fly which takes around 6h 50m and will set you back approx IDR 3,519,820 ($235).

The cheapest way to travel between Nusa Penida and Manado is to take a ferry, then take the bus and then take the train which will typically cost around IDR 1,063,435 ($71) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Nusa Penida and Manado. We recommend that you take a ferry to Sanur then fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Manado (MDC). instead which will take 6h 50m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Nusa Penida and Manado. We recommend that you take a ferry to Sanur then fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Manado (MDC). instead which will take 6h 50m.

Flights and Airlines

It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Nusa Penida to Manado. We recommend that you take a ferry to Sanur then fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Manado (MDC). instead which will take 6h 50m.

The closest major airport to Manado is Sam Ratulangi International Airport (MDC) (MDC) which is approximately 11km (7 miles) from Manado. Tolotio Airport (GTO) (GTO) and Naha Airport (NAH) (NAH) 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 Manado. We recommend that you take a ferry to Sanur then fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Manado (MDC). instead which will take 6h 50m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Nusa Penida to Manado is to take a ferry and then fly which takes, on average, 6h 50m and will usually cost around IDR 3,519,820 ($235).

How do I get from Nusa Penida to Manado

Compare travel optionsbetween Nusa Penida and Manado

Transport options from Nusa Penida to Manado
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Ferry and Plane
6h 50m
IDR 3,519,820($235)
once daily3,254km (2,022 miles)
Ferry, Bus and Train
3 days 13h
IDR 1,063,435($71)
once a week2,880km (1,789 miles)

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Airports near Manado

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

MDC
Sam Ratulangi International Airport (MDC)
International Airport
Distance
11km (7 miles) from Manado
GTO
Tolotio Airport (GTO)
Domestic Airport
Distance
241km (150 miles) from Manado
NAH
Naha Airport (NAH)
Domestic Airport
Distance
254km (158 miles) from Manado