How to travel from Komodo to Makassar, Indonesia

The distance between Komodo and Makassar is around 432km (268 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to take a ferry and then fly which takes around 6h 40m.

2 routes found

We've found 2 different ways to get from Komodo to Makassar 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 Labuhanbajo then fly from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) to Sultan Hasanuddin (UPG).

  • Duration6h 40m
  • Flight time3hrs
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,782,375($120)
Operated by

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Ferry

Take a ferry to Labuhanbajo and then to Makassar.

  • Duration1 day 5h
  • Departstwice a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 194,715($13)
Operated by

Multiple ferry operators

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Komodo and Makassar

There are several options for getting from Komodo to Makassar by ferry and plane. The cheapest option is to take a ferry which costs around IDR 194,715 ($13) and will take around 1 day 5h. 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 1,782,375 ($120).

The distance between Komodo and Makassar is around 432km (268 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 371km (230 miles)

It takes around 1 day 5h to get from Komodo and Makassar by ferry.

The quickest way to get from Komodo to Makassar is to take a ferry and then fly which takes around 6h 40m and will set you back approx IDR 1,782,375 ($120).

The cheapest way to travel between Komodo and Makassar is to take a ferry which will typically cost around IDR 194,715 ($13) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Komodo and Makassar. We recommend that you take a ferry to Labuhanbajo then fly from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) to Sultan Hasanuddin (UPG). instead which will take 6h 40m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Komodo and Makassar. We recommend that you take a ferry to Labuhanbajo then fly from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) to Sultan Hasanuddin (UPG). instead which will take 6h 40m.

Ferry/Boat travel

Yes there is a ferry service that runs between Komodo and Makassar. The ferry typically takes around 1 day 5h and departs twice a week.

Pelni run the ferry services between Komodo and Makassar. Ferries run twice a week and take around 1 day 5h 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 Makassar. We recommend that you take a ferry to Labuhanbajo then fly from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) to Sultan Hasanuddin (UPG). instead which will take 6h 40m.

The closest major airport to Makassar is Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport (UPG) (UPG) which is approximately 16km (10 miles) from Makassar. Tampa Padang Airport (MJU) (MJU) and Baubau Airport (BUW) (BUW) 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 Makassar. We recommend that you take a ferry to Labuhanbajo and then to Makassar. instead which will take 1 day 5h.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Komodo to Makassar is to take a ferry which takes, on average, 1 day 5h and will usually cost around IDR 194,715 ($13).

How do I get from Komodo to Makassar

Compare travel optionsbetween Komodo and Makassar

Transport options from Komodo to Makassar
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Ferry and Plane
6h 40m
IDR 1,782,375($120)
once daily1,654km (1,028 miles)
Ferry
1 day 5h
IDR 194,715($13)
twice a week432km (268 miles)

Top Carriersoperating between Komodo and Makassar

Airlines

Ferry operators

Airports near Makassar

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

UPG
Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport (UPG)
International Airport
Distance
16km (10 miles) from Makassar
MJU
Tampa Padang Airport (MJU)
Domestic Airport
Distance
286km (178 miles) from Makassar
BUW
Baubau Airport (BUW)
Domestic Airport
Distance
352km (219 miles) from Makassar