How to travel from Labuan Bajo to Surakarta, Indonesia

The distance between Labuan Bajo and Surakarta is around 1,038km (645 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 3h 30m.

6 routes found

We've found 6 different ways to get from Labuan Bajo to Surakarta by plane, train, ferry and bus. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

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

🚀 Fastest
1
plane
+

Fly

Fly from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) to Solo (SOC).

  • Duration3h 30m
  • Flight time3h 15m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 3,909,245($260)
Operated by

Wings Air

+ 2 others

1 similiar route

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

2
ferry
+
bus
+
bus
+

Ferry and Bus

Take a ferry to Benoa then take the bus to Malang Terminal Arjosari and then to Solo Terminal Tirtonadi.

  • Duration2 days 4h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 674,010($45)
Operated by

Multiple operators

💰 Cheapest
3
ferry
+
ferry
+
train
+

Ferry and Train

Take a ferry to Lembar and then to Surabaya then take the train to Solo Balapan.

  • Duration2 days 4h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 524,230($35)
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 Surakarta

There are several options for getting from Labuan Bajo to Surakarta by plane, train, ferry and bus. The cheapest option is to take a ferry and then take the train which costs around IDR 524,230 ($35) and will take around 2 days 4h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 3h 30m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 3,909,245 ($260).

The distance between Labuan Bajo and Surakarta is around 1,038km (645 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 1,002km (623 miles)

It takes around 3h 30m to get from Labuan Bajo and Surakarta by plane.

The quickest way to get from Labuan Bajo to Surakarta is to fly which takes around 3h 30m and will set you back approx IDR 3,909,245 ($260).

The cheapest way to travel between Labuan Bajo and Surakarta is to take a ferry and then take the train which will typically cost around IDR 524,230 ($35) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Labuan Bajo and Surakarta. We recommend that you fly from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) to Solo (SOC). instead which will take 3h 30m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Labuan Bajo and Surakarta. We recommend that you fly from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) to Solo (SOC). instead which will take 3h 30m.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Labuan Bajo and Surakarta. Flights depart from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) and arrive at Solo (SOC) - via Ngurah Rai (DPS). The flight takes around 3h 15m.

There is no direct flight from Labuan Bajo to Surakarta. There is however a flight that goes via Ngurah Rai (DPS). This services will take at least 3h 30m (not including layover time).

The flight from Labuan Bajo to Surakarta typically takes around 3h 15m. Flights depart from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) and and arrive into Solo (SOC).

The closest major airport to Surakarta is Adisumarmo International Airport (SOC) (SOC) which is approximately 11km (7 miles) from Surakarta. Adisucipto Airport (JOG) (JOG) and Achmad Yani International Airport (SRG) (SRG) 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 Surakarta. We recommend that you fly from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) to Solo (SOC). instead which will take 3h 30m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Labuan Bajo to Surakarta is to fly which takes, on average, 3h 30m and will usually cost around IDR 3,909,245 ($260).

How do I get from Labuan Bajo to Surakarta

Compare travel optionsbetween Labuan Bajo and Surakarta

Transport options from Labuan Bajo to Surakarta
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly + 1 similar
3h 30m
IDR 3,909,245($260)
hourly1,038km (645 miles)
Plane and Train4h 10m
IDR 4,658,145($310)
every 3 hours1,102km (685 miles)
Ferry and Bus
2 days 4h
IDR 674,010($45)
once a week1,367km (849 miles)
Ferry and Train + 2 similar
2 days 4h
IDR 524,230($35)
once a week1,218km (757 miles)
Ferry, Bus and Train1 day 23h
IDR 823,790($55)
once a week1,340km (833 miles)
Ferry to Benoa, bus and train2 days
IDR 748,900($50)
once a week1,359km (845 miles)

Top Carriersoperating between Labuan Bajo and Surakarta

Airlines

Train operators

Bus companies

Ferry operators

Airports near Surakarta

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

SOC
Adisumarmo International Airport (SOC)
International Airport
Distance
11km (7 miles) from Surakarta
JOG
Adisucipto Airport (JOG)
International Airport
Distance
49km (31 miles) from Surakarta
SRG
Achmad Yani International Airport (SRG)
International Airport
Distance
82km (51 miles) from Surakarta