GETTING TO NIAS ISLAND

FLIGHTS

Medan to Gunungsitoli


This route is serviced by Wings Air (a subsidiary of Lion Air) and Citilink which both use ATR aircraft with 72 passengers.

Since May 2, 2019 also the Gunungsitoli - Medan line has been served by Garuda Indonesia served by CRJ Bombardier 1000 Next aircraft -Gen with a capacity of 96 passengers.

Flight duration is 55 minutes, Wings Air with flight frequency 5 times a day At 7:30 a.m., 08:45 a.m., 10:15 a.m., 11:40 a.m., and 2:25 p.m. and Citilink 2 times at 6:20 p.m., 12:35 p.m. (Citilink) , and Garuda 1x a day at 9:50 a.m. from Gunungsitoli.

Jakarta to Gunungsitoli


Direct flights from Soekarno Hatta Airport - Gunungsitoli Binaka every day using the CRJ Bombardier 1000 Next-Gen fleet with a capacity of 96 passengers for the route departing at 6:25 from Jakarta.

Padang to Gunungsitoli

Serviced by Wings Air Airlines, there is a flight at 13:05 daily with a duration of 1 hour 10 minutes.

FERRY

To reach Gunungsitoli by ferry, you can pass Sibolga port which takes 10 hours. Ships usually depart every night at 20:00 WIB from Monday to Saturday. (Sunday there are no ships crossing). To reach Sibolga from Medan it takes 10-12 hours of travel by vehicle. Ship ticket prices start from Rp. 80,000 (seats) - Rp. 200,000 (rooms).

There are also ships that connect Singkil (Aceh) with Gunungsitoli which depart 2 times a week (Wednesday & Sunday), with a distance of 7 hours sailing. The price of a boat ticket from Singkil starts at Rp. 48,000 (economy class seats) - Rp. 70,000 (VIP class seats).