How to travel from Lombok to Bima, Indonesia

The distance between Lombok and Bima is around 292km (181 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 1h 30m.

3 routes found

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

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Fly

Fly from Lombok (LOP) to Bima (BMU).

  • Duration1h 30m
  • Flight time1hr
  • Typical cost
    IDR 2,531,275($170)
Operated by

Wings Air

💰 Cheapest
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Ferry

Take a ferry to Pelabuhan Bima.

  • Duration20h 20m
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 284,580($19)
Operated by

Pelni

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Car and Ferry

Drive to Kayangan then take a ferry to Poto Tano then drive to Bima.

  • Duration8h 10m
  • Departshourly
  • Typical cost
    IDR 733,920($49)
Operated by

Multiple operators

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Lombok and Bima

There are several options for getting from Lombok to Bima by plane, ferry and car. The cheapest option is to take a ferry which costs around IDR 284,580 ($19) and will take around 20h 20m. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 1h 30m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 2,531,275 ($170).

The distance between Lombok and Bima is around 292km (181 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 254km (158 miles)

It takes around 1h 30m to get from Lombok and Bima by plane.

The quickest way to get from Lombok to Bima is to fly which takes around 1h 30m and will set you back approx IDR 2,531,275 ($170).

The cheapest way to travel between Lombok and Bima is to take a ferry which will typically cost around IDR 284,580 ($19) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Lombok and Bima. We recommend that you fly from Lombok (LOP) to Bima (BMU). instead which will take 1h 30m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Lombok and Bima. We recommend that you fly from Lombok (LOP) to Bima (BMU). instead which will take 1h 30m.

Ferry/Boat travel

Yes there is a ferry service that runs between Lombok and Bima. The ferry typically takes around 20h 20m and departs once a week.

Pelni run the ferry services between Lombok and Bima. Ferries run once a week and take around 20h 20m on average but will vary depending on conditions and travel date.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Lombok and Bima. Flights depart from Lombok (LOP) and arrive at Bima (BMU). The flight takes around 1hr.

Yes there is a direct flight between Lombok and Bima with no stop-overs required. Flights typically take around 1hr.

Wings Air fly between Lombok and Bima. Flights depart from Lombok (LOP) and and arrive into Bima (BMU). These flights usually take around 1hr.

The flight from Lombok to Bima typically takes around 1hr. Flights depart from Lombok (LOP) and and arrive into Bima (BMU).

The closest major airport to Bima is Sultan Muhammad Salahuddin Airport (BMU) (BMU) which is approximately 3km (2 miles) from Bima. Tambolaka Airport (TMC) (TMC) and Zainuddin Abdul Madjid International Airport (LOP) (LOP) 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 Lombok to Bima. We recommend that you fly from Lombok (LOP) to Bima (BMU). instead which will take 1h 30m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Lombok to Bima is to fly which takes, on average, 1h 30m and will usually cost around IDR 2,531,275 ($170).

How do I get from Lombok to Bima

Compare travel optionsbetween Lombok and Bima

Transport options from Lombok to Bima
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly
1h 30m
IDR 2,531,275($170)
on demand292km (181 miles)
Ferry
20h 20m
IDR 284,580($19)
once a week402km (250 miles)
Car and Ferry
8h 10m
IDR 733,920($49)
hourly436km (271 miles)

Top Carriersoperating between Lombok and Bima

Airlines

Ferry operators

Airports near Bima

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

BMU
Sultan Muhammad Salahuddin Airport (BMU)
Domestic Airport
Distance
3km (2 miles) from Bima
TMC
Tambolaka Airport (TMC)
Domestic Airport
Distance
113km (70 miles) from Bima
LOP
Zainuddin Abdul Madjid International Airport (LOP)
International Airport
Distance
265km (164 miles) from Bima