How to travel from Komodo to East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia

The distance between Komodo and East Nusa Tenggara is around 255km (158 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to take a ferry and then fly which takes around 4h 15m.

2 routes found

We've found 2 different ways to get from Komodo to East Nusa Tenggara by ferry and plane. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

👋 Also check out East Nusa TenggaraKomodo if you're planning a return trip.

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Ferry and Plane

Take a ferry to Labuhanbajo then fly from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) to Ende (ENE).

  • Duration4h 15m
  • Flight time50min
  • Typical cost
    IDR 748,900($50)
Operated by

Multiple operators

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Ferry

Take a ferry to Labuhanbajo and then to Kupang Ferry Terminal.

  • Duration2 days 9h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 299,560($20)
Operated by

Multiple ferry operators

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Komodo and East Nusa Tenggara

There are several options for getting from Komodo to East Nusa Tenggara by ferry and plane. The cheapest option is to take a ferry which costs around IDR 299,560 ($20) and will take around 2 days 9h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can take a ferry and then fly and arrive in approximately 4h 15m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 748,900 ($50).

The distance between Komodo and East Nusa Tenggara is around 255km (158 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 126km (78 miles)

It takes around 4h 15m to get from Komodo and East Nusa Tenggara by ferry and plane.

The quickest way to get from Komodo to East Nusa Tenggara is to take a ferry and then fly which takes around 4h 15m and will set you back approx IDR 748,900 ($50).

The cheapest way to travel between Komodo and East Nusa Tenggara is to take a ferry which will typically cost around IDR 299,560 ($20) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Komodo and East Nusa Tenggara. We recommend that you take a ferry to Labuhanbajo then fly from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) to Ende (ENE). instead which will take 4h 15m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Komodo and East Nusa Tenggara. We recommend that you take a ferry to Labuhanbajo then fly from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) to Ende (ENE). instead which will take 4h 15m.

Ferry/Boat travel

Yes there is a ferry service that runs between Komodo and East Nusa Tenggara. The ferry typically takes around 2 days 9h and departs once a week.

Pelni run the ferry services between Komodo and East Nusa Tenggara. Ferries run once a week and take around 2 days 9h on average but will vary depending on conditions and travel date.

Flights and Airlines

It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Komodo to East Nusa Tenggara. We recommend that you take a ferry to Labuhanbajo then fly from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) to Ende (ENE). instead which will take 4h 15m.

The closest major airport to East Nusa Tenggara is Bajawa Soa Airport (BJW) (BJW) which is approximately 43km (27 miles) from East Nusa Tenggara. 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 Komodo to East Nusa Tenggara. We recommend that you take a ferry to Labuhanbajo then fly from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) to Ende (ENE). instead which will take 4h 15m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Komodo to East Nusa Tenggara is to take a ferry and then fly which takes, on average, 4h 15m and will usually cost around IDR 748,900 ($50).

How do I get from Komodo to East Nusa Tenggara

Compare travel optionsbetween Komodo and East Nusa Tenggara

Transport options from Komodo to East Nusa Tenggara
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Ferry and Plane
4h 15m
IDR 748,900($50)
once daily255km (158 miles)
Ferry
2 days 9h
IDR 299,560($20)
once a week852km (529 miles)

Top Carriersoperating between Komodo and East Nusa Tenggara

Airlines

Ferry operators

Airports near East Nusa Tenggara

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

BJW
Bajawa Soa Airport (BJW)
Domestic Airport
Distance
43km (27 miles) from East Nusa Tenggara
LBJ
Komodo Airport (LBJ)
Domestic Airport
Distance
89km (56 miles) from East Nusa Tenggara
UPG
Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport (UPG)
International Airport
Distance
408km (254 miles) from East Nusa Tenggara