Bus Transfers To and From Medan Airport

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Medan Airport with Bus Routes and Times

Passengers at the Medan Airport have access to rental cars, taxis, hotel shuttles, trains, and buses as options for ground transportation. The multi-ethnic city of Medan, bordered by the Strait of Malacca and one of Indonesia's most significant economic hubs, is also a humming commercial center and a highly sought-after tourist destination.

The transfer options are located right outside the terminal. You can make reservations in person or online. The airport provides a wide range of authorized transportation choices for its guests. Bus lines are one of these options. The bus terminal outside Medan Airport has many buses available.

Buses at Medan Airport

Numerous bus lines are available to passengers. At the KNO, situated at the airport's exit, you can quickly travel to the terminal to the city center and surrounding areas. If you are still getting used to this area of the airport, you can visit the information desk inside the air terminal.

At KNO, bus lines Damri, Almasar, ALS, and Paradep are accessible. You can select from one of these bus options depending on where you want to go—Medan or another nearby location.

Damri Bus Line

The public transportation system known as Damri runs from the Medan Airport to some locations within the city. The frequency is every 15 minutes, from 5:00 am to 11:00 pm.

Buses operated by Damri travel along Jalan Sisingamaraja past Amplas Bus Station, past Masjid Raya, and on to Carrefour Medan Fair in west central Medan. They keep going until the last plane touches down.

Damri has three stops in Medan, including the Amplas Bus Terminal, the Binjai Bus Terminal, and the Medan Fair Shopping Mall. The journey to Medan Airport takes between 60 and 90 minutes. The first level of the main terminal's right side is where you'll find the Damri bus stop.

Following are some estimated Damri Bus fares from Medan Airport:

  • Shopping Mall (Plaza Medan Fair) is 20,000 IDR.
  • Amplas Bus terminal is 15,000 IDR.
  • Stabat is 50,000 IDR.

ALS Bus Line

ALS buses also run past Amplas bus station and continue past Binjai bus station along the ring road to the intersection of Jalan Gato Subroto. Every 45 minutes, this shuttle bus departs for Gagak Hitam in Medan and Binjai; the journey may take up to 120 minutes.

Following are some estimates of ALS Bus from Medan Airport to a specific destination:

  • Gagak Hitam is 20,000 IDR.
  • Binjai Super Mall is 40,000 IDR.
  • Simpang Pos is 40,000 IDR.
  • All points at Binjai are 50,000 IDR.

Almasar Bus Line

Kabanjahe is served by Almasar buses. Additionally, they pass the Amplas bus terminal on their way to the Simpang Pos intersection at Jalan Jamin Ginting (Padang Bulan). From this point, they will continue south via Pancur Batu to Kabanjahe via Berastagi. Some people choose this bus route rather than purchasing separate tickets for two different buses, saving money. Starting prices for tickets on this bus are around 40,000 IDR.

Following are some estimated Almasar Bus from Medan Airport to a specific destination:

  • Berastagi is 60,000 IDR, but after 9:00 pm, the fare is 100,000 IDR.
  • Kabanjahe is 60,000 IDR but after 9:00 pm, fare is 100,000 IDR.
  • Simpang Pos is 40,000 IDR.
  • Bukit Lawang is 80,000 IDR.

Paradep Bus Line

Paradep buses travel to Siantar, where passengers can switch to buses bound for Parapat and Lake Toba. It makes several stops, including T. Rampah, K. Pon, P. Siantar, Tinggi, and Perbaungan. The cost of the bus varies depending on the location, but the budget is about 55,000 IDR.

Visit each bus line's website to learn more about the schedules, costs, and regulations that apply to it.

Bus Ticket

At KNO, you can buy bus tickets. Bus tickets can be purchased before riding the bus at the driver's or at the ticket window in the arrivals area of the terminal building on the ground floor of Medan Airport. Additionally, their websites offer online ticket sales.