How to travel from Labuan Bajo to Mataram, Indonesia

The distance between Labuan Bajo and Mataram is around 551km (342 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 3h 15m.

2 routes found

We've found 2 different ways to get from Labuan Bajo to Mataram 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 MataramLabuan Bajo if you're planning a return trip.

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Fly

Fly from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) to Lombok (LOP).

  • Duration3h 15m
  • Flight time2hrs
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,377,970($90)
Operated by

Wings Air

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ferry
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Ferry

Take a ferry to Lembar.

  • Duration1 day 5h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 344,495($23)
Operated by

Pelni

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Labuan Bajo and Mataram

There are several options for getting from Labuan Bajo to Mataram by plane and ferry. The cheapest option is to take a ferry which costs around IDR 344,495 ($23) and will take around 1 day 5h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 3h 15m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 1,377,970 ($90).

The distance between Labuan Bajo and Mataram is around 551km (342 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 416km (258 miles)

It takes around 3h 15m to get from Labuan Bajo and Mataram by plane.

The quickest way to get from Labuan Bajo to Mataram is to fly which takes around 3h 15m and will set you back approx IDR 1,377,970 ($90).

The cheapest way to travel between Labuan Bajo and Mataram is to take a ferry which will typically cost around IDR 344,495 ($23) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Labuan Bajo and Mataram. We recommend that you fly from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) to Lombok (LOP). instead which will take 3h 15m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Labuan Bajo and Mataram. We recommend that you fly from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) to Lombok (LOP). instead which will take 3h 15m.

Ferry/Boat travel

Yes there is a ferry service that runs between Labuan Bajo and Mataram. The ferry typically takes around 1 day 5h and departs once a week.

Pelni run the ferry services between Labuan Bajo and Mataram. Ferries run once a week and take around 1 day 5h on average but will vary depending on conditions and travel date.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Labuan Bajo and Mataram. Flights depart from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) and arrive at Lombok (LOP) - via Ngurah Rai (DPS). The flight takes around 2hrs.

There is no direct flight from Labuan Bajo to Mataram. There is however a flight that goes via Ngurah Rai (DPS). This services will take at least 3h 15m (not including layover time).

The flight from Labuan Bajo to Mataram typically takes around 2hrs. Flights depart from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) and and arrive into Lombok (LOP).

The closest major airport to Mataram is Zainuddin Abdul Madjid International Airport (LOP) (LOP) which is approximately 27km (17 miles) from Mataram. Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS) (DPS) and Sultan Muhammad Kaharuddin III Airport (SWQ) (SWQ) 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 Mataram. We recommend that you fly from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) to Lombok (LOP). instead which will take 3h 15m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Labuan Bajo to Mataram is to fly which takes, on average, 3h 15m and will usually cost around IDR 1,377,970 ($90).

How do I get from Labuan Bajo to Mataram

Compare travel optionsbetween Labuan Bajo and Mataram

Transport options from Labuan Bajo to Mataram
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly
3h 15m
IDR 1,377,970($90)
hourly676km (420 miles)
Ferry
1 day 5h
IDR 344,495($23)
once a week551km (342 miles)

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Ferry operators

Airports near Mataram

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

LOP
Zainuddin Abdul Madjid International Airport (LOP)
International Airport
Distance
27km (17 miles) from Mataram
DPS
Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS)
International Airport
Distance
105km (65 miles) from Mataram
SWQ
Sultan Muhammad Kaharuddin III Airport (SWQ)
Domestic Airport
Distance
144km (90 miles) from Mataram