How to travel from Lombok to Flores, Indonesia

The distance between Lombok and Flores is around 747km (464 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly and then take a taxi which takes around 3h 55m.

4 routes found

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

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

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Fly

Fly from Lombok (LOP) to Ende (ENE).

  • Duration6h 10m
  • Flight time6hrs
  • Typical cost
    IDR 4,553,300($305)
Operated by

Batik Air

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Ferry

Take a ferry to Pelabuhan Bima and then to Ende.

  • Duration2 days 8h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 419,385($28)
Operated by

Pelni

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Lombok and Flores

There are several options for getting from Lombok to Flores by plane, taxi and ferry. The cheapest option is to take a ferry which costs around IDR 419,385 ($28) and will take around 2 days 8h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and then take a taxi and arrive in approximately 3h 55m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 2,606,165 ($175).

The distance between Lombok and Flores is around 747km (464 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 466km (290 miles)

It takes around 3h 55m to get from Lombok and Flores by plane and taxi.

The quickest way to get from Lombok to Flores is to fly and then take a taxi which takes around 3h 55m and will set you back approx IDR 2,606,165 ($175).

The cheapest way to travel between Lombok and Flores is to take a ferry which will typically cost around IDR 419,385 ($28) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Lombok and Flores. We recommend that you fly from Lombok (LOP) to Labuan Bajo (LBJ) then take a taxi to Jaong. instead which will take 3h 55m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Lombok and Flores. We recommend that you fly from Lombok (LOP) to Labuan Bajo (LBJ) then take a taxi to Jaong. instead which will take 3h 55m.

Ferry/Boat travel

Yes there is a ferry service that runs between Lombok and Flores. The ferry typically takes around 2 days 8h and departs once a week.

Pelni run the ferry services between Lombok and Flores. Ferries run once a week and take around 2 days 8h on average but will vary depending on conditions and travel date.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Lombok and Flores. Flights depart from Lombok (LOP) and arrive at Ende (ENE) - via Soekarno–Hatta (CGK). The flight takes around 6hrs.

There is no direct flight from Lombok to Flores. There is however a flight that goes via Soekarno–Hatta (CGK) and Kupang (KOE). This services will take at least 6h 10m (not including layover time).

The flight from Lombok to Flores typically takes around 6hrs. Flights depart from Lombok (LOP) and and arrive into Ende (ENE).

The closest major airport to Flores is Bajawa Soa Airport (BJW) (BJW) which is approximately 55km (34 miles) from Flores. Komodo Airport (LBJ) (LBJ) and Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport (UPG) (UPG) 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 Flores. We recommend that you fly from Lombok (LOP) to Labuan Bajo (LBJ) then take a taxi to Jaong. instead which will take 3h 55m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Lombok to Flores is to fly and then take a taxi which takes, on average, 3h 55m and will usually cost around IDR 2,606,165 ($175).

How do I get from Lombok to Flores

Compare travel optionsbetween Lombok and Flores

Transport options from Lombok to Flores
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly + 2 similar
6h 10m
IDR 4,553,300($305)
on demand3,301km (2,051 miles)
Plane and Taxi3h 55m
IDR 2,606,165($175)
on demand747km (464 miles)
Fly to Maumere (MOF), Taxi4h 35m
IDR 3,504,840($235)
on demand1,055km (656 miles)
Ferry
2 days 8h
IDR 419,385($28)
once a week832km (517 miles)

Top Carriersoperating between Lombok and Flores

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Airports near Flores

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

BJW
Bajawa Soa Airport (BJW)
Domestic Airport
Distance
55km (34 miles) from Flores
LBJ
Komodo Airport (LBJ)
Domestic Airport
Distance
78km (48 miles) from Flores
UPG
Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport (UPG)
International Airport
Distance
399km (248 miles) from Flores