How to travel from Nusa Penida to Surabaya, Indonesia

The distance between Nusa Penida and Surabaya is around 381km (237 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to take a taxi, then take a ferry and then fly which takes around 2h 30m.

6 routes found

We've found 6 different ways to get from Nusa Penida to Surabaya by ferry, bus, train, taxi and plane. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

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

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Taxi, Ferry and Plane

Take a taxi to Nusa Penida then take a ferry to Sanur then fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Juanda International (SUB).

  • Duration2h 30m
  • Flight time55min
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,003,525($67)
Operated by

Multiple operators

1 similiar route

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Ferry to Sanur, bus

Take a ferry to Sanur then take the bus to Jember and then to Surabaya.

  • Duration12h 35m
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    IDR 599,120($40)
Operated by

Multiple operators

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Ferry and Bus

Take a ferry to Sanur then take the bus to Kantor Surabaya Peneleh.

  • Duration13h 5m
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    IDR 389,425($26)
Operated by

Multiple operators

2 similiar routes

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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Nusa Penida and Surabaya

There are several options for getting from Nusa Penida to Surabaya by ferry, bus, train, taxi and plane. The cheapest option is to take a ferry and then take the bus which costs around IDR 389,425 ($26) and will take around 13h 5m. If you need to get there more quickly, you can take a taxi, then take a ferry and then fly and arrive in approximately 2h 30m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 1,003,525 ($67).

The distance between Nusa Penida and Surabaya is around 381km (237 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 350km (218 miles)

It takes around 11h 5m to get from Nusa Penida and Surabaya by ferry, bus and train.

The quickest way to get from Nusa Penida to Surabaya is to take a taxi, then take a ferry and then fly which takes around 2h 30m and will set you back approx IDR 1,003,525 ($67).

The cheapest way to travel between Nusa Penida and Surabaya is to take a ferry and then take the bus which will typically cost around IDR 389,425 ($26) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Nusa Penida and Surabaya. We recommend that you take a taxi to Nusa Penida then take a ferry to Sanur then fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Juanda International (SUB). instead which will take 2h 30m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Nusa Penida and Surabaya. We recommend that you take a taxi to Nusa Penida then take a ferry to Sanur then fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Juanda International (SUB). instead which will take 2h 30m.

Flights and Airlines

It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Nusa Penida to Surabaya. We recommend that you take a taxi to Nusa Penida then take a ferry to Sanur then fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Juanda International (SUB). instead which will take 2h 30m.

The closest major airport to Surabaya is Juanda International Airport (SUB) (SUB) which is approximately 16km (10 miles) from Surabaya. Abdul Rachman Saleh Airport (MLG) (MLG) and Blimbingsari Airport (BWX) (BWX) 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 Surabaya. We recommend that you take a ferry to Sanur then take the bus to Gilimanuk then take a ferry to Ketapang then take the train to Surabaya Kota. instead which will take 11h 5m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Nusa Penida to Surabaya is to take a ferry, then take the bus and then take the train which takes, on average, 11h 5m and will usually cost around IDR 404,405 ($27).

How do I get from Nusa Penida to Surabaya

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Transport options from Nusa Penida to Surabaya
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Taxi, Ferry and Plane + 1 similar
2h 30m
IDR 1,003,525($67)
once daily381km (237 miles)
Ferry, Bus and Plane6hrs
IDR 1,662,555($110)
once daily585km (364 miles)
Ferry to Sanur, bus
12h 35m
IDR 599,120($40)
once daily491km (305 miles)
Ferry and Bus + 2 similar
13h 5m
IDR 389,425($26)
once daily474km (295 miles)
Ferry, Bus and Train11h 5m
IDR 404,405($27)
once daily490km (304 miles)
Ferry to Sanur, bus and train11h 55m
IDR 524,230($35)
once daily492km (306 miles)

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Airports near Surabaya

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

SUB
Juanda International Airport (SUB)
International Airport
Distance
16km (10 miles) from Surabaya
MLG
Abdul Rachman Saleh Airport (MLG)
Domestic Airport
Distance
76km (47 miles) from Surabaya
BWX
Blimbingsari Airport (BWX)
Domestic Airport
Distance
213km (132 miles) from Surabaya