How to travel from Lombok to Makassar, Indonesia

The distance between Lombok and Makassar is around 931km (578 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 3hrs.

2 routes found

We've found 2 different ways to get from Lombok to Makassar 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 MakassarLombok if you're planning a return trip.

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Fly

Fly from Lombok (LOP) to Sultan Hasanuddin (UPG).

  • Duration3hrs
  • Flight time2h 35m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,183,260($79)
Operated by

Lion Mentari Airlines

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Ferry

Take a ferry to Makassar.

  • Duration2 days 8h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 404,405($27)
Operated by

Pelni

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Lombok and Makassar

There are several options for getting from Lombok to Makassar by plane and ferry. The cheapest option is to take a ferry which costs around IDR 404,405 ($27) and will take around 2 days 8h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 3hrs, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 1,183,260 ($79).

The distance between Lombok and Makassar is around 931km (578 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 511km (317 miles)

It takes around 3hrs to get from Lombok and Makassar by plane.

The quickest way to get from Lombok to Makassar is to fly which takes around 3hrs and will set you back approx IDR 1,183,260 ($79).

The cheapest way to travel between Lombok and Makassar is to take a ferry which will typically cost around IDR 404,405 ($27) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Lombok and Makassar. We recommend that you fly from Lombok (LOP) to Sultan Hasanuddin (UPG). instead which will take 3hrs.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Lombok and Makassar. We recommend that you fly from Lombok (LOP) to Sultan Hasanuddin (UPG). instead which will take 3hrs.

Ferry/Boat travel

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

Pelni run the ferry services between Lombok and Makassar. 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 Makassar. Flights depart from Lombok (LOP) and arrive at Sultan Hasanuddin (UPG) - via Juanda International (SUB). The flight takes around 2h 35m.

There is no direct flight from Lombok to Makassar. There is however a flight that goes via Juanda International (SUB). This services will take at least 3hrs (not including layover time).

The flight from Lombok to Makassar typically takes around 2h 35m. Flights depart from Lombok (LOP) and and arrive into Sultan Hasanuddin (UPG).

The closest major airport to Makassar is Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport (UPG) (UPG) which is approximately 16km (10 miles) from Makassar. Tampa Padang Airport (MJU) (MJU) and Baubau Airport (BUW) (BUW) 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 Makassar. We recommend that you fly from Lombok (LOP) to Sultan Hasanuddin (UPG). instead which will take 3hrs.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Lombok to Makassar is to fly which takes, on average, 3hrs and will usually cost around IDR 1,183,260 ($79).

How do I get from Lombok to Makassar

Compare travel optionsbetween Lombok and Makassar

Transport options from Lombok to Makassar
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly
3hrs
IDR 1,183,260($79)
on demand1,232km (766 miles)
Ferry
2 days 8h
IDR 404,405($27)
once a week931km (578 miles)

Top Carriersoperating between Lombok and Makassar

Airlines

Ferry operators

Airports near Makassar

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

UPG
Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport (UPG)
International Airport
Distance
16km (10 miles) from Makassar
MJU
Tampa Padang Airport (MJU)
Domestic Airport
Distance
286km (178 miles) from Makassar
BUW
Baubau Airport (BUW)
Domestic Airport
Distance
352km (219 miles) from Makassar