How to travel from Sanur to Manado, Indonesia

The distance between Sanur and Manado is around 2,840km (1,765 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 6h 15m.

3 routes found

We've found 3 different ways to get from Sanur to Manado by plane, bus, ferry and train. 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 Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Manado (MDC).

  • Duration6h 15m
  • Flight time5h 20m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,917,180($130)
Operated by

Batik Air

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Ferry

Take a ferry to Lembar Lombok then Surabaya and then to Bitung.

  • Duration4 days 4h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,078,415($72)
Operated by

Multiple ferry operators

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Bus, Ferry and Train

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 12h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,213,215($81)
Operated by

Multiple operators

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Sanur and Manado

There are several options for getting from Sanur to Manado by plane, bus, ferry and train. The cheapest option is to take a ferry which costs around IDR 1,078,415 ($72) and will take around 4 days 4h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 6h 15m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 1,917,180 ($130).

The distance between Sanur and Manado is around 2,840km (1,765 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 1,552km (964 miles)

It takes around 6h 15m to get from Sanur and Manado by plane.

The quickest way to get from Sanur to Manado is to fly which takes around 6h 15m and will set you back approx IDR 1,917,180 ($130).

The cheapest way to travel between Sanur and Manado is to take a ferry which will typically cost around IDR 1,078,415 ($72) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Sanur and Manado. We recommend that you fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Manado (MDC). instead which will take 6h 15m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Sanur and Manado. We recommend that you fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Manado (MDC). instead which will take 6h 15m.

Ferry/Boat travel

Yes there is a ferry service that runs between Sanur and Manado. The ferry typically takes around 4 days 4h and departs once a week.

ASDP Indonesia Ferry and Pelni run the ferry services between Sanur and Manado. Ferries run once a week and take around 4 days 4h on average but will vary depending on conditions and travel date.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Sanur and Manado. Flights depart from Ngurah Rai (DPS) and arrive at Manado (MDC) - via Soekarno–Hatta (CGK). The flight takes around 5h 20m.

There is no direct flight from Sanur to Manado. There is however a flight that goes via Soekarno–Hatta (CGK). This services will take at least 6h 15m (not including layover time).

The flight from Sanur to Manado typically takes around 5h 20m. Flights depart from Ngurah Rai (DPS) and and arrive into Manado (MDC).

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 Sanur to Manado. We recommend that you fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Manado (MDC). instead which will take 6h 15m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Sanur to Manado is to fly which takes, on average, 6h 15m and will usually cost around IDR 1,917,180 ($130).

How do I get from Sanur to Manado

Compare travel optionsbetween Sanur and Manado

Transport options from Sanur to Manado
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly
6h 15m
IDR 1,917,180($130)
5 times a day3,212km (1,996 miles)
Ferry
4 days 4h
IDR 1,078,415($72)
once a week2,920km (1,814 miles)
Bus, Ferry and Train
3 days 12h
IDR 1,213,215($81)
once a week2,840km (1,765 miles)

Top Carriersoperating between Sanur and Manado

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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