Jakarta to Surabaya

Jakarta to Surabaya

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Jakarta to Surabaya Schedule

Jakarta to Surabaya Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Lion Air Economy #JT69003:40 - 05:10IDR 940,615
Citilink Economy #QG71404:30 - 06:00$ 85.79
Citilink Economy #QG72006:30 - 08:05IDR 1,374,904
Garuda Indonesia Economy #GA32209:00 - 10:40IDR 1,945,570
Sinar Jaya Executive 11:30 - 22:00IDR 336,000
Pahala Kencana Executive 12:40 - 01:47IDR 336,000
Sinar Jaya Executive 15:00 - 03:00IDR 357,000
Thai Lion Air Economy #ID751917:45 - 19:15IDR 1,334,975
Citilink Economy #QG72618:45 - 20:15IDR 1,013,746
DAMRI Executive 20:00 - 06:00IDR 357,000

Transportation from Jakarta to Surabaya

Facts about the transport from Jakarta to Surabaya

Cheapest Transport$15
Fastest Transport1h 20m
Earliest Departure3:40 凌晨
Latest Departure8:00 晚上
Departures per day75
Distance1000 kilometers
Transport CompaniesBatik Air Indonesia, DAMRI, Garuda Indonesia, Kramat Djati Jakarta, Lion Air, Lorena, Medali Mas, Pahala Kencana, Safari Dharma Raya, Sari Indah, Super Air Jet

How to get from Jakarta to Surabaya

When you want to get from Jakarta to Surabaya, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Flight
  • Bus

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Flight. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Bus ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A flight ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about USD 136.18. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as USD 14.97.

How far is Jakarta from Surabaya?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Jakarta to Surabaya. Your trip will be a total of 622 miles (1000 km). The flying distance is 705 miles (1134 km).

How long does it take to get from Jakarta to Surabaya?

The travel time from Jakarta to Surabaya can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 20 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Jakarta to Surabaya?

The cost of the trip from Jakarta to Surabaya varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Sari Indah: travelling by bus expect to pay as low as USD 14.97 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a flight - a one-way flight ticket can cost as much as USD 136.18.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Jakarta to Surabaya:

  • Bus tickets - USD 14.97 to USD 28.91;
  • Plane tickets - USD 53.92 to USD 136.18;

How many trips per day are there between Jakarta and Surabaya?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Buses start plying the route from 11:30 - you can also take a bus as late as 20:00. There are 44 available bus trips every day.
  • Flights from Jakarta to Surabaya depart during the day - there are approximately 31 departures a day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Jakarta to Surabaya. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is USD 53.92.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Jakarta to Surabaya

Batik Air Indonesia, Garuda Indonesia, Lion Air, Super Air Jet


Taking a bus from Jakarta to Surabaya is cheaper than flying. Quite often, a long-distance bus is the cheapest transportation option. Buses normally make bathroom and/or lunch stops along the way.

Things to remember before opting for a bus ride:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.

The most popular transport from Jakarta to Surabaya

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Jakarta to Surabaya? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 68% decided to go for a bus.
  • 32% users took a plane.