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Getting to Kutai Kartanegara

Kutai Kartanegara Regency, which is situated in the heart of Borneo, is easily accessible by tourists from Balikpapan, as well as from Samarinda – the two main cities in East Borneo.

Kutai Kartanegara

How to get here

Air transport
Many flights are serving the routes to Sultan Sulaiman Sepinggan Airport in Balikpapan. A modern international airport in East Borneo. There are several direct flights to Balikpapan from:

  • Jakarta
  • Surabaya
  • Jogjakarta
  • Denpasar
  • Makassar
  • Palu
  • Manado

There is also an international direct flight from Singapore.

Land transport
From Balikpapan, tourists can easily reach Tenggarong by public transportation (buses), taxi or rent car. It will take about 2.5 – 3 hours to get there. To the Borneo Orangutan Survival sanctuary and the Canopy Bridge, the travel time from Balikpapan is only 45 minutes.

Tourists who travel from Samarinda to Tenggarong can usenew Kutai Kartanegara Bridge. Travel time is approximately 30 minutes.

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