How to travel from Makassar to Lombok, Indonesia

The distance between Makassar and Lombok 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 Makassar to Lombok 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 LombokMakassar if you're planning a return trip.

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Fly

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

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

Lion Mentari Airlines

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ferry
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Ferry

Take a ferry to Lembar.

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

Pelni

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Makassar and Lombok

There are several options for getting from Makassar to Lombok 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 Makassar and Lombok 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 Makassar and Lombok by plane.

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

The cheapest way to travel between Makassar and Lombok 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 Makassar and Lombok. We recommend that you fly from Sultan Hasanuddin (UPG) to Lombok (LOP). instead which will take 3hrs.

Bus travel

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

Ferry/Boat travel

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

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

There is no direct flight from Makassar to Lombok. 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 Makassar to Lombok typically takes around 2h 35m. Flights depart from Sultan Hasanuddin (UPG) and and arrive into Lombok (LOP).

The closest major airport to Lombok is Zainuddin Abdul Madjid International Airport (LOP) (LOP) which is approximately 22km (14 miles) from Lombok. Sultan Muhammad Kaharuddin III Airport (SWQ) (SWQ) and Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS) (DPS) 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 Makassar to Lombok. We recommend that you fly from Sultan Hasanuddin (UPG) to Lombok (LOP). instead which will take 3hrs.

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

How do I get from Makassar to Lombok

Compare travel optionsbetween Makassar and Lombok

Transport options from Makassar to Lombok
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly
3hrs
IDR 1,183,260($79)
on demand1,233km (766 miles)
Ferry
2 days 8h
IDR 404,405($27)
once a week931km (578 miles)

Top Carriersoperating between Makassar and Lombok

Airlines

Ferry operators

Airports near Lombok

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

LOP
Zainuddin Abdul Madjid International Airport (LOP)
International Airport
Distance
22km (14 miles) from Lombok
SWQ
Sultan Muhammad Kaharuddin III Airport (SWQ)
Domestic Airport
Distance
117km (72 miles) from Lombok
DPS
Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS)
International Airport
Distance
132km (82 miles) from Lombok