How to travel from Labuan Bajo to Bali, Indonesia

The distance between Labuan Bajo and Bali is around 523km (325 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 1h 20m.

2 routes found

We've found 2 different ways to get from Labuan Bajo to Bali by plane 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 Labuan Bajo (LBJ) to Ngurah Rai (DPS).

  • Duration1h 20m
  • Flight time1h 15m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,123,345($75)
Operated by

Indonesia AirAsia

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Ferry

Take a ferry to Benoa.

  • Duration1 day 9h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 359,470($24)
Operated by

Pelni

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Labuan Bajo and Bali

There are several options for getting from Labuan Bajo to Bali by plane and ferry. The cheapest option is to take a ferry which costs around IDR 359,470 ($24) and will take around 1 day 9h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 1h 20m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 1,123,345 ($75).

The distance between Labuan Bajo and Bali is around 523km (325 miles).

It takes around 1h 20m to get from Labuan Bajo and Bali by plane.

The quickest way to get from Labuan Bajo to Bali is to fly which takes around 1h 20m and will set you back approx IDR 1,123,345 ($75).

The cheapest way to travel between Labuan Bajo and Bali is to take a ferry which will typically cost around IDR 359,470 ($24) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Labuan Bajo and Bali. We recommend that you fly from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) to Ngurah Rai (DPS). instead which will take 1h 20m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Labuan Bajo and Bali. We recommend that you fly from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) to Ngurah Rai (DPS). instead which will take 1h 20m.

Ferry/Boat travel

Yes there is a ferry service that runs between Labuan Bajo and Bali. The ferry typically takes around 1 day 9h and departs once a week.

Pelni run the ferry services between Labuan Bajo and Bali. Ferries run once a week and take around 1 day 9h on average but will vary depending on conditions and travel date.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Labuan Bajo and Bali. Flights depart from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) and arrive at Ngurah Rai (DPS). The flight takes around 1h 15m.

Yes there is a direct flight between Labuan Bajo and Bali with no stop-overs required. Flights typically take around 1h 15m.

Indonesia AirAsia, Batik Air, Wings Air, Citilink Indonesia, Garuda Indonesia and NAM Air fly between Labuan Bajo and Bali. Flights depart from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) and and arrive into Ngurah Rai (DPS). These flights usually take around 1h 15m.

The flight from Labuan Bajo to Bali typically takes around 1h 15m. Flights depart from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) and and arrive into Ngurah Rai (DPS).

The closest major airport to Bali is Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS) (DPS) which is approximately 47km (29 miles) from Bali. Blimbingsari Airport (BWX) (BWX) and Zainuddin Abdul Madjid International Airport (LOP) (LOP) 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 Labuan Bajo to Bali. We recommend that you fly from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) to Ngurah Rai (DPS). instead which will take 1h 20m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Labuan Bajo to Bali is to fly which takes, on average, 1h 20m and will usually cost around IDR 1,123,345 ($75).

How do I get from Labuan Bajo to Bali

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Transport options from Labuan Bajo to Bali
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly
1h 20m
IDR 1,123,345($75)
on demand523km (325 miles)
Ferry
1 day 9h
IDR 359,470($24)
once a week641km (398 miles)

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Airports near Bali

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

DPS
Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS)
International Airport
Distance
47km (29 miles) from Bali
BWX
Blimbingsari Airport (BWX)
Domestic Airport
Distance
83km (51 miles) from Bali
LOP
Zainuddin Abdul Madjid International Airport (LOP)
International Airport
Distance
139km (86 miles) from Bali