How to travel from Labuan Bajo to Jambi, Indonesia

The distance between Labuan Bajo and Jambi is around 2,088km (1,298 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 3h 45m.

4 routes found

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

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

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Fly

Fly from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) to Jambi (DJB).

  • Duration3h 45m
  • Flight time3h 40m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 3,639,645($245)
Operated by

Garuda Indonesia

+ 6 others
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Ferry and Car

Take a ferry to Makassar, Kijang then Dabo Singkep and then to Kuala Tungkal then drive to Jambi.

  • Duration6 days 17h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,093,390($73)
Operated by

Multiple operators

2 similiar routes

We’ve grouped similar routes together, click the arrows to see the other options.

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Labuan Bajo and Jambi

There are several options for getting from Labuan Bajo to Jambi by plane, ferry, car and bus. The cheapest option is to take a ferry and then drive which costs around IDR 1,093,390 ($73) and will take around 6 days 17h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 3h 45m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 3,639,645 ($245).

The distance between Labuan Bajo and Jambi is around 2,088km (1,298 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 1,957km (1,216 miles)

It takes around 3h 45m to get from Labuan Bajo and Jambi by plane.

The quickest way to get from Labuan Bajo to Jambi is to fly which takes around 3h 45m and will set you back approx IDR 3,639,645 ($245).

The cheapest way to travel between Labuan Bajo and Jambi is to take a ferry and then drive which will typically cost around IDR 1,093,390 ($73) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Labuan Bajo and Jambi. We recommend that you fly from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) to Jambi (DJB). instead which will take 3h 45m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Labuan Bajo and Jambi. We recommend that you fly from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) to Jambi (DJB). instead which will take 3h 45m.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Labuan Bajo and Jambi. Flights depart from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) and arrive at Jambi (DJB) - via Soekarno–Hatta (CGK). The flight takes around 3h 40m.

There is no direct flight from Labuan Bajo to Jambi. There is however a flight that goes via Soekarno–Hatta (CGK). This services will take at least 3h 45m (not including layover time).

The flight from Labuan Bajo to Jambi typically takes around 3h 40m. Flights depart from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) and and arrive into Jambi (DJB).

The closest major airport to Jambi is Sultan Thaha Airport (DJB) (DJB) which is approximately 3km (2 miles) from Jambi. Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport (PLM) (PLM) and Fatmawati Soekarno Airport (BKS) (BKS) 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 Jambi. We recommend that you fly from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) to Jambi (DJB). instead which will take 3h 45m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Labuan Bajo to Jambi is to fly which takes, on average, 3h 45m and will usually cost around IDR 3,639,645 ($245).

How do I get from Labuan Bajo to Jambi

Compare travel optionsbetween Labuan Bajo and Jambi

Transport options from Labuan Bajo to Jambi
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly
3h 45m
IDR 3,639,645($245)
on demand2,088km (1,298 miles)
Ferry and Car + 2 similar
6 days 17h
IDR 1,093,390($73)
once a week3,161km (1,964 miles)
Ferry, Car and Bus5 days 1h
IDR 1,183,260($79)
once a week3,113km (1,934 miles)
Ferry to Lembar, car and bus7 days 17h
IDR 1,213,215($81)
once a week3,902km (2,425 miles)

Top Carriersoperating between Labuan Bajo and Jambi

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Airports near Jambi

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

DJB
Sultan Thaha Airport (DJB)
Domestic Airport
Distance
3km (2 miles) from Jambi
PLM
Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport (PLM)
International Airport
Distance
186km (116 miles) from Jambi
BKS
Fatmawati Soekarno Airport (BKS)
Domestic Airport
Distance
285km (177 miles) from Jambi