How to travel from Labuan Bajo to Denpasar, Indonesia

The distance between Labuan Bajo and Denpasar is around 531km (330 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 1h 25m.

2 routes found

We've found 2 different ways to get from Labuan Bajo to Denpasar by plane and ferry. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

👋 Also check out DenpasarLabuan Bajo if you're planning a return trip.

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Fly

Fly from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) to Ngurah Rai (DPS).

  • Duration1h 25m
  • Flight time1h 15m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,228,190($82)
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 Denpasar

There are several options for getting from Labuan Bajo to Denpasar 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 25m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 1,228,190 ($82).

The distance between Labuan Bajo and Denpasar is around 531km (330 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 513km (319 miles)

It takes around 1h 25m to get from Labuan Bajo and Denpasar by plane.

The quickest way to get from Labuan Bajo to Denpasar is to fly which takes around 1h 25m and will set you back approx IDR 1,228,190 ($82).

The cheapest way to travel between Labuan Bajo and Denpasar 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 Denpasar. We recommend that you fly from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) to Ngurah Rai (DPS). instead which will take 1h 25m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Labuan Bajo and Denpasar. We recommend that you fly from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) to Ngurah Rai (DPS). instead which will take 1h 25m.

Ferry/Boat travel

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

Pelni run the ferry services between Labuan Bajo and Denpasar. 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 Denpasar. 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 Denpasar 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 Denpasar. 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 Denpasar typically takes around 1h 15m. Flights depart from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) and and arrive into Ngurah Rai (DPS).

The closest major airport to Denpasar is Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS) (DPS) which is approximately 12km (7 miles) from Denpasar. 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 Denpasar. We recommend that you fly from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) to Ngurah Rai (DPS). instead which will take 1h 25m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Labuan Bajo to Denpasar is to fly which takes, on average, 1h 25m and will usually cost around IDR 1,228,190 ($82).

How do I get from Labuan Bajo to Denpasar

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Transport options from Labuan Bajo to Denpasar
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly
1h 25m
IDR 1,228,190($82)
on demand531km (330 miles)
Ferry
1 day 9h
IDR 359,470($24)
once a week641km (398 miles)

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Airports near Denpasar

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

DPS
Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS)
International Airport
Distance
12km (7 miles) from Denpasar
BWX
Blimbingsari Airport (BWX)
Domestic Airport
Distance
104km (65 miles) from Denpasar
LOP
Zainuddin Abdul Madjid International Airport (LOP)
International Airport
Distance
117km (72 miles) from Denpasar