How to travel from Komodo to Bontang, Indonesia

The distance between Komodo and Bontang is around 1,246km (774 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to take a ferry, then fly and then take a taxi which takes around 9h 15m.

3 routes found

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

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Ferry, Plane and Taxi

Take a ferry to Labuan Bajo then fly from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) to APT Pranoto (AAP) then take a taxi to Bontang.

  • Duration9h 15m
  • Flight time4h 45m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 5,841,400($390)
Operated by

Multiple operators

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Ferry, Bus and Taxi

Take a ferry to Labuan Bajo then Makassar and then to Balikpapan then take the bus to Samarinda then take a taxi to Bontang.

  • Duration2 days 14h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,288,105($86)
Operated by

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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Komodo and Bontang

There are several options for getting from Komodo to Bontang by ferry, plane, taxi and bus. The cheapest option is to take a ferry, then take the bus and then take a taxi which costs around IDR 1,288,105 ($86) and will take around 2 days 14h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can take a ferry, then fly and then take a taxi and arrive in approximately 9h 15m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 5,841,400 ($390).

The distance between Komodo and Bontang is around 1,246km (774 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 983km (611 miles)

It takes around 9h 15m to get from Komodo and Bontang by ferry, plane and taxi.

The quickest way to get from Komodo to Bontang is to take a ferry, then fly and then take a taxi which takes around 9h 15m and will set you back approx IDR 5,841,400 ($390).

The cheapest way to travel between Komodo and Bontang is to take a ferry, then take the bus and then take a taxi which will typically cost around IDR 1,288,105 ($86) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Komodo and Bontang. We recommend that you take a ferry to Labuan Bajo then fly from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) to APT Pranoto (AAP) then take a taxi to Bontang. instead which will take 9h 15m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Komodo and Bontang. We recommend that you take a ferry to Labuan Bajo then fly from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) to APT Pranoto (AAP) then take a taxi to Bontang. instead which will take 9h 15m.

Flights and Airlines

It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Komodo to Bontang. We recommend that you take a ferry to Labuan Bajo then fly from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) to APT Pranoto (AAP) then take a taxi to Bontang. instead which will take 9h 15m.

The closest major airport to Bontang is Samarinda International Airport (AAP) (AAP) which is approximately 60km (38 miles) from Bontang. Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman Airport (BPN) (BPN) and Kalimarau Airport (BEJ) (BEJ) 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 Komodo to Bontang. We recommend that you take a ferry to Labuan Bajo then fly from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) to APT Pranoto (AAP) then take a taxi to Bontang. instead which will take 9h 15m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Komodo to Bontang is to take a ferry, then fly and then take a taxi which takes, on average, 9h 15m and will usually cost around IDR 5,841,400 ($390).

How do I get from Komodo to Bontang

Compare travel optionsbetween Komodo and Bontang

Transport options from Komodo to Bontang
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Ferry, Plane and Taxi + 1 similar
9h 15m
IDR 5,841,400($390)
once daily2,971km (1,846 miles)
Ferry to Labuan Bajo, plane and taxi9h 15m
IDR 4,942,725($330)
once daily1,893km (1,176 miles)
Ferry, Bus and Taxi
2 days 14h
IDR 1,288,105($86)
once a week1,246km (774 miles)

Top Carriersoperating between Komodo and Bontang

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Airports near Bontang

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

AAP
Samarinda International Airport (AAP)
International Airport
Distance
60km (38 miles) from Bontang
BPN
Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman Airport (BPN)
International Airport
Distance
166km (103 miles) from Bontang
BEJ
Kalimarau Airport (BEJ)
Domestic Airport
Distance
226km (140 miles) from Bontang