How to travel from Komodo to Flores, Indonesia

The distance between Komodo and Flores 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.

3 routes found

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

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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 and Taxi

Take a ferry to Labuhanbajo then Jampea and then to Marapokot then take a taxi to Ende.

  • Duration1 day 3h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 733,920($49)
Operated by

Multiple operators

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Ferry

Take a ferry to Labuhanbajo then Pelabuhan Bima and then to Ende.

  • Duration1 day 23h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 344,495($23)
Operated by

Multiple ferry operators

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Komodo and Flores

There are several options for getting from Komodo to Flores by ferry, taxi and plane. The cheapest option is to take a ferry which costs around IDR 344,495 ($23) and will take around 1 day 23h. 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 Flores is around 255km (158 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 114km (71 miles)

It takes around 1 day 3h to get from Komodo and Flores by ferry and taxi.

The quickest way to get from Komodo to Flores 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 Flores is to take a ferry which will typically cost around IDR 344,495 ($23) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Komodo and Flores. 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 Flores. 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 Flores. The ferry typically takes around 1 day 23h and departs once a week.

Pelni run the ferry services between Komodo and Flores. Ferries run once a week and take around 1 day 23h 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 Flores. 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 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 Komodo to Flores. We recommend that you take a ferry to Labuhanbajo then Jampea and then to Marapokot then take a taxi to Ende. instead which will take 1 day 3h.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Komodo to Flores is to take a ferry and then take a taxi which takes, on average, 1 day 3h and will usually cost around IDR 733,920 ($49).

How do I get from Komodo to Flores

Compare travel optionsbetween Komodo and Flores

Transport options from Komodo to Flores
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Ferry and Plane
4h 15m
IDR 748,900($50)
once daily255km (158 miles)
Ferry and Taxi
1 day 3h
IDR 733,920($49)
once a week547km (340 miles)
Ferry
1 day 23h
IDR 344,495($23)
once a week629km (391 miles)

Top Carriersoperating between Komodo and Flores

Ferry operators

Airlines

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