How to travel from Labuan Bajo to Flores, Indonesia

The distance between Labuan Bajo and Flores is around 199km (124 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 50min.

3 routes found

We've found 3 different ways to get from Labuan Bajo to Flores by plane, taxi and car. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

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

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Fly

Fly from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) to Ende (ENE).

  • Duration50min
  • Flight time50min
  • Typical cost
    IDR 748,900($50)
Operated by

Wings Air

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taxi
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Taxi

Take a taxi to Ende.

  • Duration5h 50m
  • Departson demand
  • Typical cost
    IDR 2,246,695($150)
Operated by

Multiple taxi operators

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car
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Drive

Drive to Ende.

  • Duration5h 50m
  • Distance376km (234 miles)
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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Labuan Bajo and Flores

There are several options for getting from Labuan Bajo to Flores by plane, taxi and car. The cheapest option is to fly which costs around IDR 748,900 ($50) and will take around 50min.

The distance between Labuan Bajo and Flores is around 199km (124 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 78km (49 miles)

It takes around 50min to get from Labuan Bajo and Flores by plane. If you are travelling by car it will take around 5h 50m to drive there.

The quickest way to get from Labuan Bajo to Flores is to fly which takes around 50min and will set you back approx IDR 748,900 ($50).

The cheapest way to travel between Labuan Bajo and Flores, if you exclude driving, is to fly which will typically cost around IDR 748,900 ($50) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Labuan Bajo and Flores. We recommend that you fly from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) to Ende (ENE). instead which will take 50min.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Labuan Bajo and Flores. We recommend that you fly from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) to Ende (ENE). instead which will take 50min.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Labuan Bajo and Flores. Flights depart from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) and arrive at Ende (ENE). The flight takes around 50min.

Yes there is a direct flight between Labuan Bajo and Flores with no stop-overs required. Flights typically take around 50min.

Wings Air fly between Labuan Bajo and Flores. Flights depart from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) and and arrive into Ende (ENE). These flights usually take around 50min.

The flight from Labuan Bajo to Flores typically takes around 50min. Flights depart from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) 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

Yes it is possible to drive from Labuan Bajo and Flores. The distance is around 376km (234 miles) by road and it will take around 5h 50m in normal traffic conditons.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Labuan Bajo to Flores is to fly which takes, on average, 50min and will usually cost around IDR 748,900 ($50).

How do I get from Labuan Bajo to Flores

Compare travel optionsbetween Labuan Bajo and Flores

Transport options from Labuan Bajo to Flores
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly
50min
IDR 748,900($50)
on demand199km (124 miles)
Taxi
5h 50m
IDR 2,246,695($150)
on demand376km (234 miles)
Drive
5h 50m
IDR 314,535($21)
on demand376km (234 miles)

Top Carriersoperating between Labuan Bajo and Flores

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Ferry operators

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