How to travel from Sanur to Labuan Bajo, Indonesia

The distance between Sanur and Labuan Bajo is around 537km (334 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 1h 60m.

2 routes found

We've found 2 different ways to get from Sanur to Labuan Bajo 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 Labuan BajoSanur if you're planning a return trip.

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Fly

Fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Labuan Bajo (LBJ).

  • Duration1h 60m
  • Flight time1h 15m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,048,455($70)
Operated by

Citilink Indonesia

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Ferry

Take a ferry to Labuhanbajo.

  • Duration1 day 9h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 389,425($26)
Operated by

Pelni

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Sanur and Labuan Bajo

There are several options for getting from Sanur to Labuan Bajo by plane and ferry. The cheapest option is to take a ferry which costs around IDR 389,425 ($26) and will take around 1 day 9h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 1h 60m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 1,048,455 ($70).

The distance between Sanur and Labuan Bajo is around 537km (334 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 509km (317 miles)

It takes around 1h 60m to get from Sanur and Labuan Bajo by plane.

The quickest way to get from Sanur to Labuan Bajo is to fly which takes around 1h 60m and will set you back approx IDR 1,048,455 ($70).

The cheapest way to travel between Sanur and Labuan Bajo is to take a ferry which will typically cost around IDR 389,425 ($26) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Sanur and Labuan Bajo. We recommend that you fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Labuan Bajo (LBJ). instead which will take 1h 60m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Sanur and Labuan Bajo. We recommend that you fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Labuan Bajo (LBJ). instead which will take 1h 60m.

Ferry/Boat travel

Yes there is a ferry service that runs between Sanur and Labuan Bajo. The ferry typically takes around 1 day 9h and departs once a week.

Pelni run the ferry services between Sanur and Labuan Bajo. Ferries run once a week and take around 1 day 9h on average but will vary depending on conditions and travel date.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Sanur and Labuan Bajo. Flights depart from Ngurah Rai (DPS) and arrive at Labuan Bajo (LBJ). The flight takes around 1h 15m.

Yes there is a direct flight between Sanur and Labuan Bajo with no stop-overs required. Flights typically take around 1h 15m.

Citilink Indonesia, Indonesia AirAsia, Wings Air and NAM Air fly between Sanur and Labuan Bajo. Flights depart from Ngurah Rai (DPS) and and arrive into Labuan Bajo (LBJ). These flights usually take around 1h 15m.

The flight from Sanur to Labuan Bajo typically takes around 1h 15m. Flights depart from Ngurah Rai (DPS) and and arrive into Labuan Bajo (LBJ).

The closest major airport to Labuan Bajo is Komodo Airport (LBJ) (LBJ) which is approximately 1km (1 miles) from Labuan Bajo. Tambolaka Airport (TMC) (TMC) 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 Sanur to Labuan Bajo. We recommend that you fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Labuan Bajo (LBJ). instead which will take 1h 60m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Sanur to Labuan Bajo is to fly which takes, on average, 1h 60m and will usually cost around IDR 1,048,455 ($70).

How do I get from Sanur to Labuan Bajo

Compare travel optionsbetween Sanur and Labuan Bajo

Transport options from Sanur to Labuan Bajo
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly
1h 60m
IDR 1,048,455($70)
5 times a day537km (334 miles)
Ferry
1 day 9h
IDR 389,425($26)
once a week643km (399 miles)

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Airports near Labuan Bajo

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

LBJ
Komodo Airport (LBJ)
Domestic Airport
Distance
1km (1 miles) from Labuan Bajo
TMC
Tambolaka Airport (TMC)
Domestic Airport
Distance
124km (77 miles) from Labuan Bajo
UPG
Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport (UPG)
International Airport
Distance
382km (237 miles) from Labuan Bajo