To reach Mount Ijen can be accessed from two directions, namely, from the north and from the south. From the north, you can go through Situbondo to Sempol (Bondowoso) via Wonosari and continue to Paltuding. The distance from Situbondo to Paltuding is about 93 Km and can be reached in about 2.5 hours. From the south, you can pass from Banyuwangi to Licin which is 15 Km away. From Licin to Paltuding it is 18 Km and continue using a Jeep or other heavy car for about 6 Km before going to Paltuding. This is because the road is winding and uphill.