How to travel from Nusa Penida to Komodo, Indonesia

The distance between Nusa Penida and Komodo is around 635km (395 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to take a ferry and then fly which takes around 6hrs.

2 routes found

We've found 2 different ways to get from Nusa Penida to Komodo by ferry and plane. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

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Ferry and Plane

Take a ferry to Sanur then fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Labuan Bajo (LBJ) then take a ferry to Komodo National Park.

  • Duration6hrs
  • Flight time1h 20m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,318,060($88)
Operated by

Multiple operators

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Ferry

Take a ferry to Padang Bai Bali, Lembar Lombok then Labuhanbajo and then to Komodo National Park.

  • Duration1 day 12h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 703,965($47)
Operated by

Multiple ferry operators

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Nusa Penida and Komodo

There are several options for getting from Nusa Penida to Komodo by ferry and plane. The cheapest option is to take a ferry which costs around IDR 703,965 ($47) and will take around 1 day 12h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can take a ferry and then fly and arrive in approximately 6hrs, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 1,318,060 ($88).

The distance between Nusa Penida and Komodo is around 635km (395 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 443km (276 miles)

It takes around 1 day 12h to get from Nusa Penida and Komodo by ferry.

The quickest way to get from Nusa Penida to Komodo is to take a ferry and then fly which takes around 6hrs and will set you back approx IDR 1,318,060 ($88).

The cheapest way to travel between Nusa Penida and Komodo is to take a ferry which will typically cost around IDR 703,965 ($47) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Nusa Penida and Komodo. We recommend that you take a ferry to Sanur then fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Labuan Bajo (LBJ) then take a ferry to Komodo National Park. instead which will take 6hrs.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Nusa Penida and Komodo. We recommend that you take a ferry to Sanur then fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Labuan Bajo (LBJ) then take a ferry to Komodo National Park. instead which will take 6hrs.

Ferry/Boat travel

Yes there is a ferry service that runs between Nusa Penida and Komodo. The ferry typically takes around 1 day 12h and departs once a week.

Semaya One, ASDP Indonesia Ferry and Pelni run the ferry services between Nusa Penida and Komodo. Ferries run once a week and take around 1 day 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 Komodo. We recommend that you take a ferry to Sanur then fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Labuan Bajo (LBJ) then take a ferry to Komodo National Park. instead which will take 6hrs.

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 Nusa Penida to Komodo. We recommend that you take a ferry to Padang Bai Bali, Lembar Lombok then Labuhanbajo and then to Komodo National Park. instead which will take 1 day 12h.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Nusa Penida to Komodo is to take a ferry which takes, on average, 1 day 12h and will usually cost around IDR 703,965 ($47).

How do I get from Nusa Penida to Komodo

Compare travel optionsbetween Nusa Penida and Komodo

Transport options from Nusa Penida to Komodo
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Ferry and Plane
6hrs
IDR 1,318,060($88)
once daily635km (395 miles)
Ferry
1 day 12h
IDR 703,965($47)
once a week690km (429 miles)

Top Carriersoperating between Nusa Penida and Komodo

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Airlines

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