How to Get to Komodo Island from Jakarta

Drone View of Taka Makassar, Komodo National Park

As an archipelago, Indonesia boasts many mesmerizing natural tourist destinations. One of the most famous is Komodo Island, part of the Komodo National Park. Komodo Island is the perfect destination to spend a vacation because this island offers a remarkable experience you won’t find anywhere else.

Located between Sumbawa and Flores Island, this island is a UNESCO World Heritage site that attracts tourists with its ancient lizard. These Komodo dragons can be only found on the islands. Not only renowned for the Komodo dragons, this island is also known for its beautiful beaches, scenic landscape, underwater beauty, and other activities.

On Komodo Island, you will see white beaches, pink beaches, coral reefs, manta rays, and various reptiles. You can enjoy outdoor activities such as trekking in Padar, diving in Kanawa, sunbathing on Pink Beach, and watching wildlife on Kalong Island.

Ready to start your journey to Komodo Island from Jakarta? Do you need to learn about the accommodations? Don’t worry; below, we have compiled everything you need to know to get to Komodo Island from Jakarta. 

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From Jakarta to Komodo Island

The distance between Jakarta and Komodo Island is 1,579 km or 981 miles. However, there is no direct accommodation from Jakarta to Komodo Island. You have to head to Labuan Bajo before going to Komodo Island.

Labuan Bajo is a small town on Flores Island, the main gateway to Komodo Island. The best and most convenient from Jakarta to Labuan Bajo is by taking a domestic flight to the nearest airport, Labuan Bajo Komodo Airport [LBJ].

Several airlines provide domestic flights from Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta Airport and Halim Perdanakusuma International Airport to Labuan Bajo Komodo Airlines, such as AirAsia Indonesia, Citilink, Batik Air, and Garuda Indonesia. Below are the flight options you can choose from any OTAs such as skyscanner, or more!

1. Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta International Airport [CGK] to Labuan Bajo Komodo Airport [LBJ]

There are several options you can choose for a flight for this route such as direct flight or one-stop transit flight:

 A. Jakarta [CGK] to Labuan Bajo [LBJ] direct flight with BatikAir

  • Details of flight: Depart from Soekarno-Hatta Airport at 07:20 AM and arrive at Labuan Bajo Airport at 10:50 AM. This flight takes approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes. 
  • Estimated cost: This route will cost you around USD 141,72 including  baggage of 20 kg, and cabin baggage of 7 kg. 

B. Jakarta [CGK] to Labuan Bajo [LBJ] via Denpasar Bali with Garuda Indonesia + Batik Air 

  • Details of flight: Depart from Soekarno-Hatta Airport at 09:40 AM and arrive at Labuan Bajo Airport at 04:55 PM. This flight takes approximately 6 hours and 15 minutes, including one stop st Denpasar, Bali Airport [DPS]. 
  • Estimated cost:  This route will cost you around USD 139,25, including baggage of 20 kg, cabin baggage of 7 kg, in-flight meals, and in-flight entertainment. 

C. Jakarta [CGK] to Labuan Bajo [LBJ] via Surabaya with Batik Air + Super Jet Air

  • Details of flight: Depart from Soekarno-Hatta Airport at 06:00 AM and arrive at Labuan Bajo Airport at 03:15 PM. This flight takes approximately 8 hours and 15 minutes, including one stop at Surabaya Airport [SUB].
  • Estimated cost: This route will cost you around USD 156,04, including baggage of 20 kg and cabin baggage of 7 kg. 

2. Halim Perdanakusuma International Airport [HLP] to Labuan Bajo Komodo Airport [LBJ]

There are several options you can choose for a flight for this route, such as a direct flight or a one-stop transit flight:

A. Jakarta [HLP] to Labuan Bajo [LBJ] via Denpasar Bali with BatikAir Indonesia

  • Details of flight: Depart from Soekarno-Hatta Airport at 07:20 am and arrive at Labuan Bajo Airport at 10:50 am. This flight takes approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes, including one stop at Denpasar Bali [DPS].  
  • This route will cost you around USD 141,72, including baggage of 20 kg and cabin baggage of 7 kg. 

B. Jakarta [HLP] to Labuan Bajo [LBJ] via Surabaya with LionAir Indonesia

  • Details of flight: Depart from Halom Perdanakusuma Airport at 05:50 am and arrive at Labuan Bajo Airport at 03:15 pm. This flight takes approximately 8 hours and 45 minutes, including one stop at Surabaya Airport [SUB]. 
  • Estimated cost: This route will cost you around USD 156, including baggage of 20 kg and cabin of 7 kg. 

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Boat Trip to Komodo Island

Upon arrival at Labuan Bajo Airport, you must connect your journey to Labuan Bajo harbor. You must take a boat trip to Komodo Island from Labuan Bajo. The island can only be reached by boat, which usually takes two to three hours. 

For a more exciting experience, you can explore the island by joining Komodo Island boat tour, which usually offers the opportunity to explore the mesmerizing seascape while sailing on a Phinisi boat. You can join the package trip from Komodo Luxury to make your trips easier.

A. The Private Trip to Komodo Island

The private trip to Komodo Island by Komodo Luxury offers the experience of a flexible liveaboard, suitable for those seeking a more personalized journey. You can choose the destination and duration of the trip on your own. Also, you can choose which boat you want to sail to. 

Komodo Luxury has three boat classes: deluxe, VIP, and VVIP. The boat is differentiated by its finest design and facilities. If you take this trip, you can explore 10 to 13 exotic destinations along the way. 

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B. The Open Trip to Komodo Island 

The open trip to Komodo Island by Komodo Luxury is suitable for those who love to explore the island with fellow travelers. Without sacrificing comfort, you will explore aboard a luxurious boat equipped with top-notch, budget-friendly facilities.

Join us in exploring Komodo Island with our 3D2N package, which offers a cost-effective solution for the sailing experience on a Phinisi boat. This journey will depart on Friday and return on Sunday.

Embark your fascinating journey from Jakarta to Komodo Island with us! We will attend to all your holiday needs! 

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