How to travel from Komodo to Kendari, Indonesia

The distance between Komodo and Kendari is around 1,071km (665 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to take a ferry and then fly which takes around 7h 50m.

2 routes found

We've found 2 different ways to get from Komodo to Kendari by ferry 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 Labuan Bajo then fly from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) to Kendari (KDI).

  • Duration7h 50m
  • Flight time4hrs
  • Typical cost
    IDR 3,909,245($260)
Operated by

Multiple operators

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Ferry

Take a ferry to Labuan Bajo then Raha and then to Kendari.

  • Duration2 days 16h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 434,360($29)
Operated by

Multiple ferry operators

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Komodo and Kendari

There are several options for getting from Komodo to Kendari by ferry and plane. The cheapest option is to take a ferry which costs around IDR 434,360 ($29) and will take around 2 days 16h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can take a ferry and then fly and arrive in approximately 7h 50m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 3,909,245 ($260).

The distance between Komodo and Kendari is around 1,071km (665 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 596km (370 miles)

It takes around 2 days 16h to get from Komodo and Kendari by ferry.

The quickest way to get from Komodo to Kendari is to take a ferry and then fly which takes around 7h 50m and will set you back approx IDR 3,909,245 ($260).

The cheapest way to travel between Komodo and Kendari is to take a ferry which will typically cost around IDR 434,360 ($29) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Komodo and Kendari. We recommend that you take a ferry to Labuan Bajo then fly from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) to Kendari (KDI). instead which will take 7h 50m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Komodo and Kendari. We recommend that you take a ferry to Labuan Bajo then fly from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) to Kendari (KDI). instead which will take 7h 50m.

Ferry/Boat travel

Yes there is a ferry service that runs between Komodo and Kendari. The ferry typically takes around 2 days 16h and departs once a week.

Local Boat Indonesia and Pelni run the ferry services between Komodo and Kendari. Ferries run once a week and take around 2 days 16h 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 Kendari. We recommend that you take a ferry to Labuan Bajo then fly from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) to Kendari (KDI). instead which will take 7h 50m.

The closest major airport to Kendari is Haluoleo Airport (KDI) (KDI) which is approximately 15km (9 miles) from Kendari. Baubau Airport (BUW) (BUW) 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 Kendari. We recommend that you take a ferry to Labuan Bajo then Raha and then to Kendari. instead which will take 2 days 16h.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Komodo to Kendari is to take a ferry which takes, on average, 2 days 16h and will usually cost around IDR 434,360 ($29).

How do I get from Komodo to Kendari

Compare travel optionsbetween Komodo and Kendari

Transport options from Komodo to Kendari
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Ferry and Plane
7h 50m
IDR 3,909,245($260)
once daily1,994km (1,239 miles)
Ferry
2 days 16h
IDR 434,360($29)
once a week1,071km (665 miles)

Top Carriersoperating between Komodo and Kendari

Ferry operators

Airlines

Airports near Kendari

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

KDI
Haluoleo Airport (KDI)
Domestic Airport
Distance
15km (9 miles) from Kendari
BUW
Baubau Airport (BUW)
Domestic Airport
Distance
166km (103 miles) from Kendari
UPG
Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport (UPG)
International Airport
Distance
351km (218 miles) from Kendari