How to travel from Sanur to Palopo, Indonesia

The distance between Sanur and Palopo is around 899km (559 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 3h 15m.

6 routes found

We've found 6 different ways to get from Sanur to Palopo by plane, bus, car, ferry and taxi. 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 Palopo Lagaligo (LLO).

  • Duration3h 15m
  • Flight time2h 20m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 2,666,075($180)
Operated by

Lion Mentari Airlines

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Bus and Ferry

Take the bus to Banyuwangi and then to Surabaya Kota then take a ferry to Makassar then take the bus to Palopo.

  • Duration1 day 23h
  • Departs3 times a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 928,635($62)
Operated by

Multiple operators

1 similiar route

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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Sanur and Palopo

There are several options for getting from Sanur to Palopo by plane, bus, car, ferry and taxi. The cheapest option is to take a ferry and then take the bus which costs around IDR 599,120 ($40) and will take around 2 days 20h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 3h 15m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 2,666,075 ($180).

The distance between Sanur and Palopo is around 899km (559 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 835km (519 miles)

It takes around 10h 45m to get from Sanur and Palopo by plane and bus.

The quickest way to get from Sanur to Palopo is to fly which takes around 3h 15m and will set you back approx IDR 2,666,075 ($180).

The cheapest way to travel between Sanur and Palopo is to take a ferry and then take the bus which will typically cost around IDR 599,120 ($40) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Sanur and Palopo. We recommend that you fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Palopo Lagaligo (LLO). instead which will take 3h 15m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Sanur and Palopo. We recommend that you fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Palopo Lagaligo (LLO). instead which will take 3h 15m.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Sanur and Palopo. Flights depart from Ngurah Rai (DPS) and arrive at Palopo Lagaligo (LLO) - via Sultan Hasanuddin (UPG). The flight takes around 2h 20m.

There is no direct flight from Sanur to Palopo. There is however a flight that goes via Sultan Hasanuddin (UPG). This services will take at least 3h 15m (not including layover time).

The flight from Sanur to Palopo typically takes around 2h 20m. Flights depart from Ngurah Rai (DPS) and and arrive into Palopo Lagaligo (LLO).

The closest major airport to Palopo is Tampa Padang Airport (MJU) (MJU) which is approximately 137km (85 miles) from Palopo. Mutiara Airport (PLW) (PLW) and Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport (UPG) (UPG) 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 Palopo. We recommend that you fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Sultan Hasanuddin (UPG) then take the bus to Palopo. instead which will take 10h 45m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Sanur to Palopo is to fly and then take the bus which takes, on average, 10h 45m and will usually cost around IDR 1,662,555 ($110).

How do I get from Sanur to Palopo

Compare travel optionsbetween Sanur and Palopo

Transport options from Sanur to Palopo
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly + 3 similar
3h 15m
IDR 2,666,075($180)
5 times a day899km (559 miles)
Plane and Taxi7h 30m
IDR 4,193,825($280)
5 times a day1,218km (757 miles)
Plane and Bus10h 45m
IDR 1,662,555($110)
once daily1,012km (629 miles)
Plane, Car and Ferry17h 60m
IDR 3,250,215($215)
every 20 mins1,513km (940 miles)
Bus and Ferry + 1 similar
1 day 23h
IDR 928,635($62)
3 times a week1,646km (1,023 miles)
Ferry and Bus2 days 20h
IDR 599,120($40)
once a week1,392km (865 miles)

Top Carriersoperating between Sanur and Palopo

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Airports near Palopo

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

MJU
Tampa Padang Airport (MJU)
Domestic Airport
Distance
137km (85 miles) from Palopo
PLW
Mutiara Airport (PLW)
Domestic Airport
Distance
234km (145 miles) from Palopo
UPG
Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport (UPG)
International Airport
Distance
242km (150 miles) from Palopo