How to travel from Labuan Bajo to Tanjung Pandan, Indonesia

The distance between Labuan Bajo and Tanjung Pandan is around 1,895km (1,177 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 3h 50m.

5 routes found

We've found 5 different ways to get from Labuan Bajo to Tanjung Pandan by plane, ferry, bus and train. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

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

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Fly

Fly from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) to Tanjung Pandan (TJQ).

  • Duration3h 50m
  • Flight time3h 30m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 3,714,535($250)
Operated by

Citilink Indonesia

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Ferry

Take a ferry to Makassar then Tanjung Priok and then to Tanjung Pandan.

  • Duration4 days 3h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 778,855($52)
Operated by

Pelni

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Ferry and Train

Take a ferry to Lembar and then to Surabaya then take the train to Jakarta Gambir then take a ferry to Tanjung Pandan.

  • Duration3 days 6h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 793,830($53)
Operated by

Multiple operators

1 similiar route

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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Labuan Bajo and Tanjung Pandan

There are several options for getting from Labuan Bajo to Tanjung Pandan by plane, ferry, bus and train. The cheapest option is to take a ferry which costs around IDR 778,855 ($52) and will take around 4 days 3h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 3h 50m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 3,714,535 ($250).

The distance between Labuan Bajo and Tanjung Pandan is around 1,895km (1,177 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 1,496km (930 miles)

It takes around 3h 50m to get from Labuan Bajo and Tanjung Pandan by plane.

The quickest way to get from Labuan Bajo to Tanjung Pandan is to fly which takes around 3h 50m and will set you back approx IDR 3,714,535 ($250).

The cheapest way to travel between Labuan Bajo and Tanjung Pandan is to take a ferry which will typically cost around IDR 778,855 ($52) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Labuan Bajo and Tanjung Pandan. We recommend that you fly from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) to Tanjung Pandan (TJQ). instead which will take 3h 50m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Labuan Bajo and Tanjung Pandan. We recommend that you fly from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) to Tanjung Pandan (TJQ). instead which will take 3h 50m.

Ferry/Boat travel

Yes there is a ferry service that runs between Labuan Bajo and Tanjung Pandan. The ferry typically takes around 4 days 3h and departs once a week.

Pelni run the ferry services between Labuan Bajo and Tanjung Pandan. Ferries run once a week and take around 4 days 3h on average but will vary depending on conditions and travel date.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Labuan Bajo and Tanjung Pandan. Flights depart from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) and arrive at Tanjung Pandan (TJQ) - via Soekarno–Hatta (CGK). The flight takes around 3h 30m.

There is no direct flight from Labuan Bajo to Tanjung Pandan. There is however a flight that goes via Soekarno–Hatta (CGK). This services will take at least 3h 50m (not including layover time).

The flight from Labuan Bajo to Tanjung Pandan typically takes around 3h 30m. Flights depart from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) and and arrive into Tanjung Pandan (TJQ).

The closest major airport to Tanjung Pandan is Bulutumbang Airport (TJQ) (TJQ) which is approximately 11km (7 miles) from Tanjung Pandan. Depati Amir Airport (PGK) (PGK) and Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport (PLM) (PLM) 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 Tanjung Pandan. We recommend that you fly from Labuan Bajo (LBJ) to Tanjung Pandan (TJQ). instead which will take 3h 50m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Labuan Bajo to Tanjung Pandan is to fly which takes, on average, 3h 50m and will usually cost around IDR 3,714,535 ($250).

How do I get from Labuan Bajo to Tanjung Pandan

Compare travel optionsbetween Labuan Bajo and Tanjung Pandan

Transport options from Labuan Bajo to Tanjung Pandan
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly
3h 50m
IDR 3,714,535($250)
on demand1,895km (1,177 miles)
Ferry + 1 similar
4 days 3h
IDR 778,855($52)
once a week2,308km (1,434 miles)
Ferry and Bus2 days 21h
IDR 1,333,040($89)
once a week2,297km (1,428 miles)
Ferry and Train + 1 similar
3 days 6h
IDR 793,830($53)
once a week2,086km (1,296 miles)
Ferry, Bus and Train3 days 6h
IDR 1,243,170($83)
once a week2,315km (1,438 miles)

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Airports near Tanjung Pandan

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

TJQ
Bulutumbang Airport (TJQ)
Domestic Airport
Distance
11km (7 miles) from Tanjung Pandan
PGK
Depati Amir Airport (PGK)
Domestic Airport
Distance
180km (112 miles) from Tanjung Pandan
PLM
Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport (PLM)
International Airport
Distance
329km (204 miles) from Tanjung Pandan