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Travelers usually depart from Soekarno–Hatta International, Halim Perdanakusuma International, Jakarta - Balai Kota, or Pondok Cabe Air Base when they travel from Jakarta to Medan. The distance between Jakarta and Medan is 1389 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Lion Air, Batik Air, Super Air Jet, Citilink, and Garuda Indonesia. Jakarta and Medan have 297 direct flights per week.

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Check-in for a flight from Jakarta to Medan

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Lion AirLNIJTYesNo
Batik AirBTKIDYesNo
Super Air JetSJVIUYesNo
CitilinkCTVQGYesOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
Garuda IndonesiaGIAGAYesNo
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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Jakarta to Medan?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Jakarta and Medan takes around 2.3 hours.
What is the flight distance between Jakarta and Medan?
The flight distance between Jakarta and Medan is 1389 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Jakarta and Medan?
Several carriers operate flights between Jakarta and Medan. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Indonesia AirAsia, Lion Air, Super Air Jet, Batik Air.
What are the most popular routes to and from Jakarta?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Jakarta and Denpasar, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Yogyakarta, Bangkok, Praya, Lombok, Surabaya, Padang, Semarang, Manila, Labuan Bajo, Makassar, Phnom Penh, Manado, Malang, Bandung, Batam, Sorong, Los Angeles, Palembang.
What are the most popular routes to and from Medan?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Medan and Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Banda Aceh, Denpasar, Gunungsitoli, Yogyakarta, Bangkok, Yangon, Penang, Surabaya, Phnom Penh, Hong Kong, Labuan Bajo, Chiang Rai Province, Batam, Manila, Los Angeles, Makassar, Honolulu, Langkawi.
Which airports are there in Jakarta?
Jakarta is mainly served by Soekarno–Hatta International. But there are other airports nearby, including Pondok Cabe Air Base, Halim Perdanakusuma International.
What airports are near Jakarta?
The main airport in Jakarta is Soekarno–Hatta International. It is also served by Husein Sastranegara International.
What airports are near Medan?
The main airport in Medan is Soewondo Air Force Base. It is also served by Kualanamu International, Silangit International.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Jakarta and Medan?
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