How to travel from Jambi to Flores, Indonesia

The distance between Jambi and Flores is around 2,183km (1,356 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly and then take a taxi which takes around 5h 20m.

3 routes found

We've found 3 different ways to get from Jambi to Flores by plane, taxi, bus, car and ferry. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

👋 Also check out FloresJambi if you're planning a return trip.

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Fly

Fly from Jambi (DJB) to Bajawa (BJW).

  • Duration5h 55m
  • Flight time5h 30m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,677,530($110)
Operated by

Citilink Indonesia

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Bus, Car and Ferry

Take the bus to Palembang then drive to Tanjung Api Api then take a ferry to Terminal Muntok then drive to Belinyu Port then take a ferry to Tanjung Priok and then to Maumere then drive to Ende.

  • Duration5 days 22h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,123,345($75)
Operated by

Multiple operators

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Jambi and Flores

There are several options for getting from Jambi to Flores by plane, taxi, bus, car and ferry. The cheapest option is to take the bus, then drive and then take a ferry which costs around IDR 1,123,345 ($75) and will take around 5 days 22h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and then take a taxi and arrive in approximately 5h 20m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 3,055,505 ($205).

The distance between Jambi and Flores is around 2,183km (1,356 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 2,030km (1,262 miles)

It takes around 5h 20m to get from Jambi and Flores by plane and taxi.

The quickest way to get from Jambi to Flores is to fly and then take a taxi which takes around 5h 20m and will set you back approx IDR 3,055,505 ($205).

The cheapest way to travel between Jambi and Flores is to take the bus, then drive and then take a ferry which will typically cost around IDR 1,123,345 ($75) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Jambi and Flores. We recommend that you fly from Jambi (DJB) to Labuan Bajo (LBJ) then take a taxi to Jaong. instead which will take 5h 20m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Jambi and Flores. We recommend that you fly from Jambi (DJB) to Labuan Bajo (LBJ) then take a taxi to Jaong. instead which will take 5h 20m.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Jambi and Flores. Flights depart from Jambi (DJB) and arrive at Bajawa (BJW) - via Soekarno–Hatta (CGK). The flight takes around 5h 30m.

There is no direct flight from Jambi to Flores. There is however a flight that goes via Soekarno–Hatta (CGK) and Kupang (KOE). This services will take at least 5h 55m (not including layover time).

The flight from Jambi to Flores typically takes around 5h 30m. Flights depart from Jambi (DJB) and and arrive into Bajawa (BJW).

The closest major airport to Flores is Bajawa Soa Airport (BJW) (BJW) which is approximately 55km (34 miles) from Flores. Komodo Airport (LBJ) (LBJ) and Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport (UPG) (UPG) are also nearby and might be a better alternative airport depending on where you are flying from.

Drive yourself

No, its not really possible or feasible to drive from Jambi to Flores. We recommend that you fly from Jambi (DJB) to Labuan Bajo (LBJ) then take a taxi to Jaong. instead which will take 5h 20m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Jambi to Flores is to fly and then take a taxi which takes, on average, 5h 20m and will usually cost around IDR 3,055,505 ($205).

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Transport options from Jambi to Flores
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly + 1 similar
5h 55m
IDR 1,677,530($110)
on demand2,878km (1,788 miles)
Plane and Taxi5h 20m
IDR 3,055,505($205)
on demand2,183km (1,356 miles)
Bus, Car and Ferry
5 days 22h
IDR 1,123,345($75)
once a week3,293km (2,046 miles)

Top Carriersoperating between Jambi and Flores

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Airports near Flores

The following major airports near Flores offer regular flights to various popular destinations within Indonesia and internationally.

BJW
Bajawa Soa Airport (BJW)
Domestic Airport
Distance
55km (34 miles) from Flores
LBJ
Komodo Airport (LBJ)
Domestic Airport
Distance
78km (48 miles) from Flores
UPG
Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport (UPG)
International Airport
Distance
399km (248 miles) from Flores