How to travel from Nusa Penida to Flores, Indonesia

The distance between Nusa Penida and Flores is around 674km (419 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to take a ferry, then fly and then take a taxi which takes around 4h 10m.

3 routes found

We've found 3 different ways to get from Nusa Penida to Flores by ferry, plane and taxi. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

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Ferry, Plane and Taxi

Take a ferry to Sanur then fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Labuan Bajo (LBJ) then take a taxi to Jaong.

  • Duration4h 10m
  • Flight time1h 20m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,917,180($130)
Operated by

Multiple operators

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Ferry

Take a ferry to Padang Bai Bali, Lembar Lombok then Pelabuhan Bima and then to Ende.

  • Duration2 days 12h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 898,675($60)
Operated by

Multiple ferry operators

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Nusa Penida and Flores

There are several options for getting from Nusa Penida to Flores by ferry, plane and taxi. The cheapest option is to take a ferry which costs around IDR 898,675 ($60) and will take around 2 days 12h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can take a ferry, then fly and then take a taxi and arrive in approximately 4h 10m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 1,917,180 ($130).

The distance between Nusa Penida and Flores is around 674km (419 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 557km (346 miles)

It takes around 4h 10m to get from Nusa Penida and Flores by ferry, plane and taxi.

The quickest way to get from Nusa Penida to Flores is to take a ferry, then fly and then take a taxi which takes around 4h 10m and will set you back approx IDR 1,917,180 ($130).

The cheapest way to travel between Nusa Penida and Flores is to take a ferry which will typically cost around IDR 898,675 ($60) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Nusa Penida and Flores. We recommend that you take a ferry to Sanur then fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Labuan Bajo (LBJ) then take a taxi to Jaong. instead which will take 4h 10m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Nusa Penida and Flores. We recommend that you take a ferry to Sanur then fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Labuan Bajo (LBJ) then take a taxi to Jaong. instead which will take 4h 10m.

Ferry/Boat travel

Yes there is a ferry service that runs between Nusa Penida and Flores. The ferry typically takes around 2 days 12h and departs once a week.

Semaya One, ASDP Indonesia Ferry and Pelni run the ferry services between Nusa Penida and Flores. Ferries run once a week and take around 2 days 12h on average but will vary depending on conditions and travel date.

Flights and Airlines

It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Nusa Penida to Flores. We recommend that you take a ferry to Sanur then fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Labuan Bajo (LBJ) then take a taxi to Jaong. instead which will take 4h 10m.

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 Nusa Penida to Flores. We recommend that you take a ferry to Sanur then fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Labuan Bajo (LBJ) then take a taxi to Jaong. instead which will take 4h 10m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Nusa Penida to Flores is to take a ferry, then fly and then take a taxi which takes, on average, 4h 10m and will usually cost around IDR 1,917,180 ($130).

How do I get from Nusa Penida to Flores

Compare travel optionsbetween Nusa Penida and Flores

Transport options from Nusa Penida to Flores
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Ferry, Plane and Taxi + 1 similar
4h 10m
IDR 1,917,180($130)
once daily674km (419 miles)
Ferry to Sanur, plane and taxi4h 55m
IDR 3,564,755($240)
once daily982km (610 miles)
Ferry
2 days 12h
IDR 898,675($60)
once a week920km (572 miles)

Top Carriersoperating between Nusa Penida and Flores

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Airlines

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