Makassar - Indonesia
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Arriving by Plane
Makassar's airport is called Hasanuddin Airport. The airport is 35Km fromt he city and it takes around 45 minutes to get to Makassar city centre. There is a taxi counter outside departures gate to arrange a taxi. Taxis to the centre of Makassar is a fixed cost of 80,000Rp.
30,000Rp Domestic flights
100,000Rp International flights
Pelita Air have direct flights from Makassar to Gorontalo (Nth Sulawesi), Kendari (Sth-east Sulawesi), Sorong and Manokwari (West Papua), Surabaya and Jakarta. Pelita Air also have helicopters for charter.
Kartika Airlines have direct flights from Makassar to Ambon and Cengkarang. www.kartika-airlines.com
Lion Air have connecting flights to over 30 destinations in Indonesia. www.lionair.co.id
Merpati Air have direct flights from Makassar to Balikpapan, Bandung, Biak Island, Jakarta, Jayapura, Kendari, Kupang, Luwuk, Mamuju, Manado, Manokwari, Merauke, Palu, Sorong, Surabaya, Ternate, Timika and Jogjakarta. www.merpati.co.id
Garuda Air fly from Makassar. www.garuda-indonesia.com
Last updated 10th August 2009
Majority of the ferry services are operated by Pelni (Indonesia's National ferry service) www.pelni.com
Makassar to Surabaya, Java.
Makassar to Tarakan ferries pelni, every 2 weeks takes 60 hours.
Makassar to Balikpapan.
There are also ferries that go between Makassar and Labuan Bajo in Flores. These ferries operate every 2 weeks on a Sunday leaving at 8pm. Price is between US$12 and US$37 depending on which class you take.
Most of Sulawesi islands lies 500 meters above sea level, with the interior mostly mountainous, traveling by bus is slow.
There are regular bus services that connect Makassar with the other major cities within South Sulawesi. The 2 main bus terminals in Makassar - Terminal Panaikang for buses traveling north (Parepare (3 hours), Sengkang (4 hours) and Rantepao (8 hours)) - and Terminal Mallengkeri for buses going south to
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