How to travel from Kuta to Flores, Indonesia

The distance between Kuta and Flores is around 619km (385 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 2h 25m.

4 routes found

We've found 4 different ways to get from Kuta to Flores by plane, taxi and ferry. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

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Fly

Fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Ende (ENE).

  • Duration2h 25m
  • Flight time2h 20m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,527,750($100)
Operated by

Wings Air

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Ferry

Take a ferry to Pelabuhan Bima and then to Ende.

  • Duration2 days 12h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 434,360($29)
Operated by

Pelni

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Kuta and Flores

There are several options for getting from Kuta to Flores by plane, taxi and ferry. The cheapest option is to take a ferry which costs around IDR 434,360 ($29) and will take around 2 days 12h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 2h 25m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 1,527,750 ($100).

The distance between Kuta and Flores is around 619km (385 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 597km (371 miles)

It takes around 2h 50m to get from Kuta and Flores by plane and taxi.

The quickest way to get from Kuta to Flores is to fly which takes around 2h 25m and will set you back approx IDR 1,527,750 ($100).

The cheapest way to travel between Kuta and Flores 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 Kuta and Flores. We recommend that you fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Ende (ENE). instead which will take 2h 25m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Kuta and Flores. We recommend that you fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Ende (ENE). instead which will take 2h 25m.

Ferry/Boat travel

Yes there is a ferry service that runs between Kuta and Flores. The ferry typically takes around 2 days 12h and departs once a week.

Pelni run the ferry services between Kuta and Flores. Ferries run once a week and take around 2 days 12h on average but will vary depending on conditions and travel date.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Kuta and Flores. Flights depart from Ngurah Rai (DPS) and arrive at Ende (ENE) - via Labuan Bajo (LBJ). The flight takes around 2h 20m.

There is no direct flight from Kuta to Flores. There is however a flight that goes via Labuan Bajo (LBJ). This services will take at least 2h 25m (not including layover time).

The flight from Kuta to Flores typically takes around 2h 20m. Flights depart from Ngurah Rai (DPS) and and arrive into Ende (ENE).

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 Kuta to Flores. We recommend that you fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Labuan Bajo (LBJ) then take a taxi to Jaong. instead which will take 2h 50m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Kuta to Flores is to fly and then take a taxi which takes, on average, 2h 50m and will usually cost around IDR 1,752,420 ($115).

How do I get from Kuta to Flores

Compare travel optionsbetween Kuta and Flores

Transport options from Kuta to Flores
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly + 2 similar
2h 25m
IDR 1,527,750($100)
on demand724km (450 miles)
Plane and Taxi2h 50m
IDR 1,752,420($115)
on demand619km (385 miles)
Fly to Maumere (MOF), Taxi3h 45m
IDR 1,902,200($125)
on demand927km (576 miles)
Ferry
2 days 12h
IDR 434,360($29)
once a week921km (572 miles)

Top Carriersoperating between Kuta and Flores

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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