Palembang PLM - Jakarta JKT

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Information about Jakarta

Jakarta is the largest metropolitan city in Indonesia and the country’s capital city. Even more, Jakarta is the capital of the Jakarta province. Once a small town located at the mouth of the Ciliwung River, Jakarta is now the country’s center of trade, business, government and culture. The capital city is frequented by business and leisure travelers from around the world. Tourists can discover the beauty of the Thousand Islands, the history of “Old Town” Jakarta, world-famous restaurants, monuments, museums and so much more. Jakarta is convenient to access by land, sea or air, but most tourists access the city through Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, the largest and busiest airport in Indonesia.

How long the time of flight is?

The length of time required to take a direct flight from Palembang to Jakarta is 1 hour and 10 minutes. 

Time difference between cities

There is no time difference between the city of Palembang and the city of Jakarta. If the time in Palembang is 12 p.m., then the time in Jakarta is also 12 p.m.

Interesting facts

• Four airlines serve the route from Palembang to Jakarta. Those airlines are Garuda Indonesia, Batik Air, Lion Air and Citilink.
• There are 27 scheduled direct flights every day on the route from Palembang to Jakarta.
• There are 35,327 seats available each week on direct flights from Palembang to Jakarta.
• The length of the fastest flight from Palembang to Jakarta is 1 hour.
• Thirty-five percent of the total flights from Palembang to Jakarta arrive in the morning.
• The largest aircraft flying directly from Palembang to Jakarta is the Boeing 737-900 with 215 passenger seats.

General information about this route

The distance from Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport (PLM) in Palembang to Soekarno-Hatta International Airport (CGK) in Jakarta is 420 kilometers.



Information about Palembang

Palembang is the capital of the South Sumatra province. The city was once the center of the Kingdom of Srivijaya and its history is said to date back to 682 BC. Palembang is now the second largest city on the island of Sumatra and is home to an array of must-visit tourist sites, including the Great Mosque of Palembang, the Punti Kayu Tourism Forest, the Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II Museum and countless others. Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport is the main entrance into the city, which is famous for its Ampera Bridge, crossing over the massive Musi River. 

How long the time of flight is?

The length of time required to take a direct flight from Jakarta to Palembang is 1 hour and 5 minutes. 

Time difference between cities

There is no time difference between the city of Jakarta and the city of Palembang. If the time in Jakarta is 8 p.m., then the time in Palembang is also 8 p.m. 

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Transportation from Soekarno-Hatta International Airport to Jakarta City Center

Travelers landing at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport have several modes of public transportation available for reaching downtown Jakarta and nearby cities, including:

1. Damri Bus

Damri buses can be found at most major Indonesian airports. You can find the Damri buses at each terminal of Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, and transportation into the city costs between 40,000 Rp and 65,000 Rp. Tickets can be purchased at the airport’s transportation counter or directly from the bus driver. These buses operate numerous routes throughout Jakarta, including routes to the areas of Mangga Dua, Kampung Rambutan, Gambir, Blok M and several others. They also travel to areas outside of the city, such as Bekasi, Karawaci, Serang, Depok and Bogor.

2. Taxi

Taxis can be located at any of the Soekarno-Hatta International Airport terminals. Taxi drivers typically offer their services outside of the airport’s arrival gate. There are three types of taxis available at Jakarta’s airport, including regular taxis, executive taxis and online taxis. Executive taxis are similar to regular taxis, but more luxurious vehicles are used. Taxi fares to the city of Jakarta vary depending on your destination, but rides to the city center typically cost around 200,000 Rp. You may also choose to take an online taxi into town, which can be reserved using a smartphone application.

3. Bus

In addition to Damri buses, several other buses can be located at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport. Those routes and fares are the following.

• Agra Mas route Soekarno-Hatta - PGC Cililitan PP 35,000 Rp per person
• Hiba Utama route Soekarno-Hatta - Depok PP 50,000 Rp per person
• Sinar Jaya route Soekarno-Hatta - Cileungsi PP 50,000 Rp per person
• Primajasa route Soekarno-Hatta - Bandung PP 115,000 Rp per person

4. Travel operator

A number of travel operators are available for those who are traveling beyond Jakarta. The travel operators typically travel to Bintaro and the city of Bandung, West Java. Three official travel operators are available at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, including Cipaganti, Citi Trans and X-Trans. Fares vary depending on the distance traveled but typically range from 50,000 Rp to 250,000 Rp.

5. Car rental

Those traveling in groups or with a lot of luggage may prefer to rent a vehicle for transportation to their destination. The official car rental providers available at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport are Garuda Blue, Laks Prima Transport, Golden Bird, Trac and Premier League Indonesia. Car rental rates are based on the type of vehicle you choose and the distance to your destination. Drivers and fuel are not included in the rental rate.

6. Shuttle bus

Soekarno-Hatta International Airport has partnered with a shopping center to provide free transportation to Carrefour Transmart Cikokol. The free shuttle bus departs the airport at 8:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m., every day.






Transportation from Palembang City Center to Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport

Travelers departing from Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport in Palembang have numerous transportation options available for accessing the airport from the city center. Those options are the following.

1. Taxi

You may choose to take a taxi from your location in Palembang to Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport. Taxis from the city center to the airport typically cost between 50,000 Rp and 100,000 Rp, depending on the distance traveled.

2. Trans Musi Bus

The Trans Musi bus is another form of public transportation available throughout the city of Palembang. The Trans Musi buses operate similar to the TransJakarta buses, and one Trans Musi bus route travels to Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport. The bus route to the airport is as follows: Terminal 5>Campus IGM (transit stop)>Hajj Dormitory (transit stop)>Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport. The fare is 5,000 Rp for one-way travel.

3. Damri Bus

Damri buses can also be used to access Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport. The bus can be picked up at Prabumulih, in front of the Palembang parliament’s office, and taken to Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport. The bus fare to the airport from Prabumulih is 75,000 Rp.

4. Rental car

You may also choose to rent a vehicle for transportation to the airport if you have a lot of luggage or are traveling in a large group. Rental car fees are often negotiable, but they vary based on your location and the type of vehicle rented.

Flight route between Palembang and Jakarta: distance 420 km

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