How to travel from Jambi to Labuan Bajo, Indonesia

The distance between Jambi and Labuan Bajo is around 2,088km (1,298 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 3h 50m.

3 routes found

We've found 3 different ways to get from Jambi to Labuan Bajo by plane, 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 Labuan BajoJambi if you're planning a return trip.

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Fly

Fly from Jambi (DJB) to Labuan Bajo (LBJ).

  • Duration3h 50m
  • Flight time3h 45m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 2,456,385($165)
Operated by

Batik Air

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Car and Ferry

Drive to Kuala Tungkal then take a ferry to Dabo, Tanjung Pinang then Makassar and then to Labuhanbajo.

  • Duration6 days 17h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,078,415($72)
Operated by

Multiple operators

1 similiar route

We’ve grouped similar routes together, click the arrows to see the other options.

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Jambi and Labuan Bajo

There are several options for getting from Jambi to Labuan Bajo by plane, bus, car and ferry. The cheapest option is to drive and then take a ferry which costs around IDR 1,078,415 ($72) and will take around 6 days 17h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 3h 50m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 2,456,385 ($165).

The distance between Jambi and Labuan Bajo is around 2,088km (1,298 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 1,957km (1,216 miles)

It takes around 3h 50m to get from Jambi and Labuan Bajo by plane.

The quickest way to get from Jambi to Labuan Bajo is to fly which takes around 3h 50m and will set you back approx IDR 2,456,385 ($165).

The cheapest way to travel between Jambi and Labuan Bajo is to drive and then take a ferry which will typically cost around IDR 1,078,415 ($72) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Jambi and Labuan Bajo. We recommend that you fly from Jambi (DJB) to Labuan Bajo (LBJ). instead which will take 3h 50m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Jambi and Labuan Bajo. We recommend that you fly from Jambi (DJB) to Labuan Bajo (LBJ). instead which will take 3h 50m.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Jambi and Labuan Bajo. Flights depart from Jambi (DJB) and arrive at Labuan Bajo (LBJ) - via Soekarno–Hatta (CGK). The flight takes around 3h 45m.

There is no direct flight from Jambi to Labuan Bajo. There is however a flight that goes via Soekarno–Hatta (CGK). This services will take at least 3h 50m (not including layover time).

The flight from Jambi to Labuan Bajo typically takes around 3h 45m. Flights depart from Jambi (DJB) and and arrive into Labuan Bajo (LBJ).

The closest major airport to Labuan Bajo is Komodo Airport (LBJ) (LBJ) which is approximately 1km (1 miles) from Labuan Bajo. Tambolaka Airport (TMC) (TMC) 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 Labuan Bajo. We recommend that you fly from Jambi (DJB) to Labuan Bajo (LBJ). instead which will take 3h 50m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Jambi to Labuan Bajo is to fly which takes, on average, 3h 50m and will usually cost around IDR 2,456,385 ($165).

How do I get from Jambi to Labuan Bajo

Compare travel optionsbetween Jambi and Labuan Bajo

Transport options from Jambi to Labuan Bajo
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly
3h 50m
IDR 2,456,385($165)
on demand2,088km (1,298 miles)
Car and Ferry + 1 similar
6 days 17h
IDR 1,078,415($72)
once a week3,160km (1,964 miles)
Bus, Car and Ferry5 days 1h
IDR 1,108,370($74)
once a week3,112km (1,934 miles)

Top Carriersoperating between Jambi and Labuan Bajo

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Airports near Labuan Bajo

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

LBJ
Komodo Airport (LBJ)
Domestic Airport
Distance
1km (1 miles) from Labuan Bajo
TMC
Tambolaka Airport (TMC)
Domestic Airport
Distance
124km (77 miles) from Labuan Bajo
UPG
Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport (UPG)
International Airport
Distance
382km (237 miles) from Labuan Bajo