How to travel from Palembang to Komodo, Indonesia

The distance between Palembang and Komodo is around 1,973km (1,226 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly and then take a ferry which takes around 7h 40m.

4 routes found

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

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Plane and Ferry

Fly from Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM) to Labuan Bajo (LBJ) then take a ferry to Komodo National Park.

  • Duration7h 40m
  • Flight time3h 30m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 2,261,670($150)
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Bus and Ferry

Take the bus to Lampung then take a ferry to Gambir Station then take the bus to Surabaya Bungurasih Station and then to Denpasar DB Trans then take a ferry to Pelabuhan Bima.

  • Duration3 days 9h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,318,060($88)
Operated by

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2 similiar routes

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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Palembang and Komodo

There are several options for getting from Palembang to Komodo by plane, ferry, train, bus and car. The cheapest option is to drive and then take a ferry which costs around IDR 1,123,345 ($75) and will take around 4 days 21h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and then take a ferry and arrive in approximately 7h 40m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 2,261,670 ($150).

The distance between Palembang and Komodo is around 1,973km (1,226 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 1,747km (1,085 miles)

It takes around 7h 40m to get from Palembang and Komodo by plane and ferry.

The quickest way to get from Palembang to Komodo is to fly and then take a ferry which takes around 7h 40m and will set you back approx IDR 2,261,670 ($150).

The cheapest way to travel between Palembang and Komodo is to drive and then take a ferry which will typically cost around IDR 1,123,345 ($75) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Palembang and Komodo. We recommend that you fly from Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM) to Labuan Bajo (LBJ) then take a ferry to Komodo National Park. instead which will take 7h 40m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Palembang and Komodo. We recommend that you fly from Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM) to Labuan Bajo (LBJ) then take a ferry to Komodo National Park. instead which will take 7h 40m.

Flights and Airlines

It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Palembang to Komodo. We recommend that you fly from Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM) to Labuan Bajo (LBJ) then take a ferry to Komodo National Park. instead which will take 7h 40m.

The closest major airport to Komodo is Komodo Airport (LBJ) (LBJ) which is approximately 36km (23 miles) from Komodo. Sultan Muhammad Salahuddin Airport (BMU) (BMU) 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 Palembang to Komodo. We recommend that you fly from Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (PLM) to Labuan Bajo (LBJ) then take a ferry to Komodo National Park. instead which will take 7h 40m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Palembang to Komodo is to fly and then take a ferry which takes, on average, 7h 40m and will usually cost around IDR 2,261,670 ($150).

How do I get from Palembang to Komodo

Compare travel optionsbetween Palembang and Komodo

Transport options from Palembang to Komodo
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Plane and Ferry
7h 40m
IDR 2,261,670($150)
once daily1,973km (1,226 miles)
Bus and Ferry + 2 similar
3 days 9h
IDR 1,318,060($88)
once a week2,338km (1,453 miles)
Car and Ferry4 days 21h
IDR 1,123,345($75)
once a week2,900km (1,802 miles)
Train, Ferry and Bus2 days 18h
IDR 1,407,930($95)
once a week2,470km (1,535 miles)

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Airports near Komodo

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

LBJ
Komodo Airport (LBJ)
Domestic Airport
Distance
36km (23 miles) from Komodo
BMU
Sultan Muhammad Salahuddin Airport (BMU)
Domestic Airport
Distance
96km (59 miles) from Komodo
LOP
Zainuddin Abdul Madjid International Airport (LOP)
International Airport
Distance
363km (225 miles) from Komodo