The cheapest times to fly from BPN to PKY are

  • January 15th to February 18th (except the week of January 22nd)
  • early March
  • May 14th to June 10th
  • August 13th to December 31st (except the weeks of September 3rd, October 1st, and October 8th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from BPN to PKY is mid to late November. Prices can be as high as $522 for Saturday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $120 for Sunday flights around mid to late November.


When to Fly to Palangkaraya

Flying from Balikpapan (BPN) to Palangkaraya (PKY) will usually cost between $123 to $522 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late November with an average ticket price of $120. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $522. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $402 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $151 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BPN to PKY flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the BPN to PKY route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

BPN to PKY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BPN to PKY flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Balikpapan. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.44, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $22 (11%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $188. Return trip prices are from the PKY to BPN flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from BPN to PKY can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 22 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from BPN to PKY while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Syamsudin Noor Airport (BDJ) in Bandjarmasin

  • 101 miles (163 km) away from PKY
  • Usually 35.10% less expensive than PKY
  • Nonstop flights available

See BPN to BDJ flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from BPN to PKY? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Citilink Indonesia, Garuda Indonesia, Lion, TransNusa, Wings Abadi Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Tjilik Riwut Airport to Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman Sepinggan Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 214 miles or 344 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from BPN to PKY?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BPN to PKY flight is about 1 hour 22 minutes.

How many flights go between Balikpapan and Palangkaraya?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 21 available flights from BPN to PKY.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeBPN
Origination airport nameSultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman Sepinggan Airport

Return Airport

Destination codePKY
Destination airport nameTjilik Riwut Airport


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