How to travel from Komodo to Manado, Indonesia

The distance between Komodo and Manado is around 2,255km (1,401 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to take a ferry and then fly which takes around 9h 35m.

2 routes found

We've found 2 different ways to get from Komodo to Manado 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 Manado (MDC).

  • Duration9h 35m
  • Flight time6hrs
  • Typical cost
    IDR 2,066,960($140)
Operated by

Multiple operators

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Ferry

Take a ferry to Labuhanbajo, Makassar then Balikpapan and then to Bitung.

  • Duration4 days 7h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 823,790($55)
Operated by

Multiple ferry operators

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Komodo and Manado

There are several options for getting from Komodo to Manado by ferry and plane. The cheapest option is to take a ferry which costs around IDR 823,790 ($55) and will take around 4 days 7h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can take a ferry and then fly and arrive in approximately 9h 35m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 2,066,960 ($140).

The distance between Komodo and Manado is around 2,255km (1,401 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 1,252km (778 miles)

It takes around 9h 35m to get from Komodo and Manado by ferry and plane.

The quickest way to get from Komodo to Manado is to take a ferry and then fly which takes around 9h 35m and will set you back approx IDR 2,066,960 ($140).

The cheapest way to travel between Komodo and Manado is to take a ferry which will typically cost around IDR 823,790 ($55) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Komodo and Manado. We recommend that you take a ferry to Labuhanbajo then fly from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) to Manado (MDC). instead which will take 9h 35m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Komodo and Manado. We recommend that you take a ferry to Labuhanbajo then fly from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) to Manado (MDC). instead which will take 9h 35m.

Ferry/Boat travel

Yes there is a ferry service that runs between Komodo and Manado. The ferry typically takes around 4 days 7h and departs once a week.

Pelni run the ferry services between Komodo and Manado. Ferries run once a week and take around 4 days 7h 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 Manado. We recommend that you take a ferry to Labuhanbajo then fly from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) to Manado (MDC). instead which will take 9h 35m.

The closest major airport to Manado is Sam Ratulangi International Airport (MDC) (MDC) which is approximately 11km (7 miles) from Manado. Tolotio Airport (GTO) (GTO) and Naha Airport (NAH) (NAH) 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 Manado. We recommend that you take a ferry to Labuhanbajo then fly from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) to Manado (MDC). instead which will take 9h 35m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Komodo to Manado is to take a ferry and then fly which takes, on average, 9h 35m and will usually cost around IDR 2,066,960 ($140).

How do I get from Komodo to Manado

Compare travel optionsbetween Komodo and Manado

Transport options from Komodo to Manado
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Ferry and Plane
9h 35m
IDR 2,066,960($140)
once daily3,750km (2,330 miles)
Ferry
4 days 7h
IDR 823,790($55)
once a week2,255km (1,401 miles)

Top Carriersoperating between Komodo and Manado

Airlines

Ferry operators

Airports near Manado

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

MDC
Sam Ratulangi International Airport (MDC)
International Airport
Distance
11km (7 miles) from Manado
GTO
Tolotio Airport (GTO)
Domestic Airport
Distance
241km (150 miles) from Manado
NAH
Naha Airport (NAH)
Domestic Airport
Distance
254km (158 miles) from Manado