How to travel from Komodo to Gili Islands, Indonesia

The distance between Komodo and Gili Islands is around 440km (273 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to take a ferry and then fly which takes around 6h 40m.

4 routes found

We've found 4 different ways to get from Komodo to Gili Islands 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 Gili IslandsKomodo if you're planning a return trip.

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Ferry and Plane

Take a ferry to Labuan Bajo then fly from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) to Ngurah Rai (DPS).

  • Duration6h 40m
  • Flight time1h 10m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,198,235($80)
Operated by

Multiple operators

2 similiar routes

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Ferry

Take a ferry to Labuan Bajo then Lembar and then to Gili Meno.

  • Duration1 day 8h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 314,535($21)
Operated by

Multiple ferry operators

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Komodo and Gili Islands

There are several options for getting from Komodo to Gili Islands by ferry and plane. The cheapest option is to take a ferry which costs around IDR 314,535 ($21) and will take around 1 day 8h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can take a ferry and then fly and arrive in approximately 6h 40m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 1,198,235 ($80).

The distance between Komodo and Gili Islands is around 440km (273 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 388km (241 miles)

It takes around 1 day 8h to get from Komodo and Gili Islands by ferry.

The quickest way to get from Komodo to Gili Islands is to take a ferry and then fly which takes around 6h 40m and will set you back approx IDR 1,198,235 ($80).

The cheapest way to travel between Komodo and Gili Islands is to take a ferry which will typically cost around IDR 314,535 ($21) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Komodo and Gili Islands. We recommend that you take a ferry to Labuan Bajo then fly from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) to Ngurah Rai (DPS). instead which will take 6h 40m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Komodo and Gili Islands. We recommend that you take a ferry to Labuan Bajo then fly from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) to Ngurah Rai (DPS). instead which will take 6h 40m.

Ferry/Boat travel

Yes there is a ferry service that runs between Komodo and Gili Islands. The ferry typically takes around 1 day 8h and departs once a week.

Local Boat Indonesia, Pelni, Gili public ferry and Scoot Cruise run the ferry services between Komodo and Gili Islands. Ferries run once a week and take around 1 day 8h 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 Gili Islands. We recommend that you take a ferry to Labuan Bajo then fly from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) to Ngurah Rai (DPS). instead which will take 6h 40m.

The closest major airport to Gili Islands is Zainuddin Abdul Madjid International Airport (LOP) (LOP) which is approximately 53km (33 miles) from Gili Islands. Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS) (DPS) and Sultan Muhammad Kaharuddin III Airport (SWQ) (SWQ) 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 Gili Islands. We recommend that you take a ferry to Labuan Bajo then Lembar and then to Gili Meno. instead which will take 1 day 8h.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Komodo to Gili Islands is to take a ferry which takes, on average, 1 day 8h and will usually cost around IDR 314,535 ($21).

How do I get from Komodo to Gili Islands

Compare travel optionsbetween Komodo and Gili Islands

Transport options from Komodo to Gili Islands
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Ferry and Plane + 2 similar
6h 40m
IDR 1,198,235($80)
once daily683km (424 miles)
Plane and Ferry7h 45m
IDR 1,213,215($81)
hourly440km (273 miles)
Ferry to Labuan Bajo, plane15h 25m
IDR 2,426,430($160)
twice a week563km (350 miles)
Ferry
1 day 8h
IDR 314,535($21)
once a week636km (395 miles)

Top Carriersoperating between Komodo and Gili Islands

Airlines

Ferry operators

Airports near Gili Islands

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

LOP
Zainuddin Abdul Madjid International Airport (LOP)
International Airport
Distance
53km (33 miles) from Gili Islands
DPS
Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS)
International Airport
Distance
105km (65 miles) from Gili Islands
SWQ
Sultan Muhammad Kaharuddin III Airport (SWQ)
Domestic Airport
Distance
152km (95 miles) from Gili Islands