How to travel from Lombok to Palopo, Indonesia

The distance between Lombok and Palopo is around 1,300km (808 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 5h 50m.

4 routes found

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

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

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Fly

Fly from Lombok (LOP) to Palopo Lagaligo (LLO).

  • Duration5h 50m
  • Flight time5h 25m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 5,871,360($390)
Operated by

Lion Mentari Airlines

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Ferry and Bus

Take a ferry to Makassar then take the bus to Palopo.

  • Duration2 days 17h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 599,120($40)
Operated by

Multiple operators

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Lombok and Palopo

There are several options for getting from Lombok to Palopo by plane, bus, taxi and ferry. The cheapest option is to take a ferry and then take the bus which costs around IDR 599,120 ($40) and will take around 2 days 17h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 5h 50m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 5,871,360 ($390).

The distance between Lombok and Palopo is around 1,300km (808 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 752km (467 miles)

It takes around 5h 50m to get from Lombok and Palopo by plane.

The quickest way to get from Lombok to Palopo is to fly which takes around 5h 50m and will set you back approx IDR 5,871,360 ($390).

The cheapest way to travel between Lombok and Palopo is to take a ferry and then take the bus which will typically cost around IDR 599,120 ($40) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Lombok and Palopo. We recommend that you fly from Lombok (LOP) to Palopo Lagaligo (LLO). instead which will take 5h 50m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Lombok and Palopo. We recommend that you fly from Lombok (LOP) to Palopo Lagaligo (LLO). instead which will take 5h 50m.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Lombok and Palopo. Flights depart from Lombok (LOP) and arrive at Palopo Lagaligo (LLO) - via Soekarno–Hatta (CGK). The flight takes around 5h 25m.

There is no direct flight from Lombok to Palopo. There is however a flight that goes via Soekarno–Hatta (CGK) and Sultan Hasanuddin (UPG). This services will take at least 5h 50m (not including layover time).

The flight from Lombok to Palopo typically takes around 5h 25m. Flights depart from Lombok (LOP) and and arrive into Palopo Lagaligo (LLO).

The closest major airport to Palopo is Tampa Padang Airport (MJU) (MJU) which is approximately 137km (85 miles) from Palopo. Mutiara Airport (PLW) (PLW) 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 Palopo. We recommend that you fly from Lombok (LOP) to Palopo Lagaligo (LLO). instead which will take 5h 50m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Lombok to Palopo is to fly which takes, on average, 5h 50m and will usually cost around IDR 5,871,360 ($390).

How do I get from Lombok to Palopo

Compare travel optionsbetween Lombok and Palopo

Transport options from Lombok to Palopo
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly + 2 similar
5h 50m
IDR 5,871,360($390)
on demand2,791km (1,734 miles)
Plane and Taxi8h 15m
IDR 4,703,080($315)
on demand1,782km (1,107 miles)
Plane and Bus11h 30m
IDR 3,070,480($205)
once daily1,575km (979 miles)
Ferry and Bus
2 days 17h
IDR 599,120($40)
once a week1,300km (808 miles)

Top Carriersoperating between Lombok and Palopo

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Airports near Palopo

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

MJU
Tampa Padang Airport (MJU)
Domestic Airport
Distance
137km (85 miles) from Palopo
PLW
Mutiara Airport (PLW)
Domestic Airport
Distance
234km (145 miles) from Palopo
UPG
Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport (UPG)
International Airport
Distance
242km (150 miles) from Palopo