The cheapest times to fly from SUB to PLM are

  • January 29th to April 1st (except the week of February 19th)
  • May 14th to June 3rd
  • August 6th to December 16th

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 SUB to PLM is late November to early December. Prices can be as high as $347 for Thursday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $127 for Wednesday flights around late November to early December.


When to Fly to Palembang

Flying from Surabaya (SUB) to Palembang (PLM) will usually cost between $141 to $267 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late November to early December with an average ticket price of $142. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $347. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $205 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $173 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SUB to PLM flight.

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

SUB to PLM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SUB to PLM flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Surabaya. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.17, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Palembang, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Surabaya. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $3 (2%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $184. Return trip prices are from the PLM to SUB 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 SUB to PLM can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 8 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SUB to PLM? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Batik Air, Citilink Indonesia, Garuda Indonesia, Lion, Malaysia Airlines, PT. Nam Air, Scoot, Singapore Airlines, Sriwijaya Air, Wings Abadi Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II Airport to Juanda Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 637 miles or 1025 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SUB to PLM?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SUB to PLM flight is about 2 hour 8 minutes.

How many flights go between Surabaya and Palembang?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 45 available flights from SUB to PLM.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SUB
Origination airport name Juanda Airport
City Surabaya
Country Indonesia
Latitude -7.4
Longitude 112.8

Return Airport

Destination code PLM
Destination airport name Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II Airport
City Palembang
Country Indonesia
Latitude -2.9
Longitude 104.7


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