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How to Get to Komodo Island from the Netherlands

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Are you ready to unlock new experiences by witnessing an ancient lizard? Embarking on an adventure to the far-flung, exotic shores of Komodo Island from the Netherlands is akin to stepping into the pages of a fantasy novel.

Komodo Island is a fascinating destination located in the eastern part of Indonesia. Not only a home for the world-renowned ancient lizard, Komodo dragons, this island is also known for its stunning landscapes, crystal-clear water, and unique wildlife. 

If you want to get to Komodo Island from the Netherlands but need to know how to get there, don’t worry. We compiled a guide on how to get to the island from the Netherlands that will make your journey easier! 

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From the Netherlands to Komodo Island

The distance between Amsterdam, Netherlands, and Komodo Island is 12,415 km. Komodo Island is seven hours ahead of Amsterdam. Thus, air is the best way to get to Komodo Island from the Netherlands.

Getting to this island requires several steps, including a flight to Indonesia, a domestic flight to Labuan Bajo, and a boat trip to Komodo Island. Follow these guides to find the best routes and deals for your trip!

1. Take a Flight from the Netherlands to Komodo Island

There is no direct flight to Komodo Island from the Netherlands. From the Netherlands, you must fly to Indonesia and head to Labuan Bajo before getting to Komodo Island.  

Labuan Bajo is a small town in East Nusa Tenggara, the main gateway to Komodo Island. Several airlines provide flights from any airport in the Netherlands connecting two to three transits to Labuan Bajo Komodo Airport. Below are the flight options you can choose from!

A. Amsterdam Airport Schiphol [AMS] to Labuan Bajo Komodo Airport via Athens with KLM + Scoot + Indonesia AirAsia

  • Outbound flight: Depart from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport at 08:25 AM and arrive at Labuan Bajo Komodo Airport at 04:55 PM a day later.
  • Details of flight: This flight takes 26 hours and 30 minutes, including three transits at Athens, Singapore Changi, and Denpasar Bali Airport.
  • Estimated cost: This route will cost you around EUR 624 to EUR 649

B. Amsterdam Airport Schiphol [AMS] to Labuan Bajo Komodo Airport via Polland with LOT + Scoot + Indonesia AirAsia

  • Outbound flight: Depart from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport at 07:00 AM and arrive at Labuan Bajo Komodo Airport at 04:55 PM two days later.
  • Details of flight: This flight takes 27 hours and 55 minutes, including four transits at Warsaw Chopin, Athens, Singapore Changi, and Denpasar Bali Airport.
  • Estimated cost: This route will cost you around EUR 624.

C. Amsterdam Airport Schiphol [AMS] to Labuan Bajo Komodo Airport via Dubai with Emirates + BatikAir Indonesia

  • Outbound flight: Depart from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport at 09:50 PM and arrive at Labuan Bajo Komodo Airport at 09:20 AM two days later.
  • Details of flight: This flight takes 29 hours and 30 minutes, including two stops at Dubai and Denpasar Bali Airport.
  • Estimated cost: This route will cost you around EUR 1,168 to EUR 1,233. 

D. Amsterdam Airport Schiphol [AMS] to Labuan Bajo Komodo Airport [LBJ] via Turkey with Turkish Airlines + Garuda Indonesia

  • Outbound flight: Depart from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport at 06:15 PM and arrive at Labuan Bajo Komodo Airport at 02:35 PM two days later.
  • Details of flight: This flight takes 38 hours and 20 minutes, including two stops at Istanbul and Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta Airport.
  • Estimated cost: This route will cost you around EUR 914 to EUR1,012.

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2. Boat Trip to Komodo Island 

When you arrive at Labuan Bajo Komodo Airport, you must connect your trip to Labuan Bajo harbor. This is because you can only reach Komodo Island by boat trip to Komodo Island, which usually takes around two hours. 

You have the option of chartering a private boat or joining a guided tour. If you want another experience, don’t miss out on the opportunity to explore the Komodo Island boat tour on a luxury boat. If you take a private or shared trip, choose a reputable tour agency offering comprehensive packages. 

Komodo Luxury is a top-notch travel agency in Labuan Bajo which offers tour packages with highly skilled guides. We offer three options for your sailing journey:

  • Private Boat Trip Sailing Komodo

This tour package is suited for you who want a more personalized experience. This option offers the flexibility to explore at your own pace.

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  • Shared  / Open Trip to Komodo Island

This tour package is suited for solo travelers, couples, or you who want the experience on a budget. This trip offers a cost-effective solution for your sailing journey. 

  • Charter a Private Boat to Komodo Island

This option is suited for you who want to sail with your style. Komodo Luxury provides Komodo Island liveaboards where adventure meets prestige in sea waters around the island.

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How Much Does It Cost to Komodo Island from the Netherlands

You can buy the entrance ticket when you arrive on the island. The entrance ticket is only accepted in cash directly by the tourist. Please prepare cash of approximately IDR 600,000 or EUR 35,86, including an entry fee and snorkeling. Note that ticket prices can change at any time, depending on the season.

Fascinating to visit the magnificent Komodo Island from the Netherlands? Join fellow travelers on an unforgettable adventure with Komodo Luxury and make your new journey! Please contact us, and we will check which trips suit your needs.  

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