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How to Get to Komodo Island from Singapore

The Komodo dragon at the Komodo Island

Are you planning to go somewhere magnificent for an unforgettable experience? We recommend that you visit Komodo Island, a UNESCO World Heritage site in Indonesia. You won’t be disappointed, and you won’t regret witnessing the breathtaking views surrounding it. 

Here are the guides to help you get to Komodo Island from Singapore. 

Where is Komodo Island

Komodo Island is located between the islands of Sumbawa and Flores in Indonesia. It is precisely located in Komodo District, Manggarai Regency, East Nusa Tenggara Province.

This island is renowned as a home for over 2,500 giant ancient lizards, the Komodo dragons. Not only the Komodo dragons, but this island also offers other attractions that attract tourists from many countries, especially Singapore. On this island, you can enjoy outdoor activities such as trekking, sunbathing, and wildlife watching. Besides that, you can also enjoy the underwater beauty by diving and snorkeling.

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How to Get to Komodo Island from Singapore

Visiting Komodo Island will give you an unforgettable experience. Not only is it home to Komodo dragons, but it also has a diverse range of marine life, including manta rays, coral reefs, and others.

You must visit Komodo Island at least once in your life. Getting to Komodo Island from Singapore requires several steps, including flying to Indonesia, taking a domestic flight to Labuan Bajo, and taking a boat trip to Komodo Island. Here is the guide on how to get to Komodo Island from Singapore that you can follow.

1. Take a Flight to Komodo Island from Singapore

There is no direct flight from Singapore to Komodo Island. Therefore, several airlines provide flights connecting to Labuan Bajo via Bali, Jakarta, and Surabaya. If you reside in Singapore and are planning to get to Komodo Island, you must head to Labuan Bajo first. Labuan Bajo is a small town on the island of Flores, which is the main gateway to Komodo Island. 

You can choose a flight to the big Airport in Indonesia, and connect to Labuan Bajo by domestic flight. For another option, you can choose a flight directly connecting to Labuan Bajo. Several airlines operate flights from Singapore to Indonesia, including Garuda Indonesia, AirAsia Indonesia, Citilink, and others. Below are the flights you can choose from!

A. Singapore [SIN] to Labuan Bajo Komodo [LBJ] via Denpasar [DPS] with AirAsia

  • Outbound flight: Depart from Singapore Changi Airport at 10:35 AM and arrive at Labuan Bajo Komodo Airport at 05:00 PM.
  • Details of flight: This flight takes 6 hours and 25 minutes, including transit at Denpasar Bali Airport.
  • Estimated cost: This route will cost approximately SGD 198 to SGD 258.

B. Singapore [SIN] to Labuan Bajo Komodo [LBJ] via Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta [CGK] with BatikAir Indonesia

  • Outbound flight: Depart from Singapore Changi Airport at 10:05 PM and arrive at Labuan Bajo Komodo Airport at 10:50 AM a day later.
  • Details of flight: This flight takes 12 hours and 45 minutes, including transit at Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta Airport.
  • Estimated cost: This route will cost approximately SGD 390 to SGD 433.

C. Singapore [SIN] to Labuan Bajo Komodo [LBJ] via Kuala Lumpur [KUL] and Denpasar [DPS] 

  • Outbound flight: Depart from Singapore Changi Airport at 00:20 PM and arrive at Labuan Bajo Komodo Airport at 09:20 AM a day later.
  • Details of flight: This flight takes 21 hours, including two transits at Kuala Lumpur and Denpasar Bali Airport.
  • Estimated cost: This route will cost approximately SGD 364.

D. Singapore [SIN] to Labuan Bajo Komodo [LBJ] via Surabaya [SUB] with Scoot + Super Air Jet.

  • Outbound flight: Depart from Singapore Changi Airport at 07:40 AM and arrive at Labuan Bajo Komodo Airport at 03:15 PM.
  • Details of flight: This flight takes 7 hours and 35 minutes, including transit at Surabaya Airport.  
  • Estimated cost: This route will cost approximately SGD 198 to SGD 222.

2. Boat Trip to Komodo Island from Labuan Bajo

Please note! The only way to reach the Komodo National Park from Labuan Bajo is by boat, taking a trip to Komodo Island from Labuan Bajo port. You have to connect your trip to Labuan Bajo harbor from the airport by taxi or grab, which will cost around SGD 8,61.

However, the best way to get the best experience of visiting Komodo Island is by taking an overnight boat tour. You can be considering to choose the Komodo tour package with options ranging from 3 to 9 nights. 

Before planning a trip to Komodo National Park, book your Komodo Island Boat Tour well in advance. This is because the boat availability in Labuan Bajo is limited and can even be fully booked 1 to 2 months before the tour begins. 

To get the best experience, don’t miss the opportunity to explore the stunning island and stay overnight in the luxurious room while sailing on a Phinisi boat. 

KomodoLuxury is a top-notch operator in Labuan Bajo, which offers tours with highly skilled guides. Our dedicated team will attend to all your holiday needs to create the best and unique journey for you.

KomodoLuxury offers Komodo Island Tour Packages, including liveaboard on the boat. Here are the packages you can choose from!

A. Komodo Boat Tour – Private Sailing Tour

Banner Private Tour Komodo Island

The private sailing tour package is suited for you who want more privacy while sailing with your loved one, as the entire boat is special for you. This package allows you to choose the destination and the duration of your trip, tailored to your needs.

B. Komodo Boat Tour – Open/Share Packages

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The open/share trip is suited for solo travelers, couples, or small groups. This package offers a cost-effective solution with an excellent service for your sailing journey. Also, this trip gives you the chance to meet new people during the trip.   

C. Full-Day/One-Day Trip 

Banner One Day Trip Komodo Island

Full-day/one-day trip is suitable for travelers who have limited time but eager to explore Komodo National Park. This package allows you to explore the best destination of Komodo National Park in one day with a speedboat. 

How Much Does It Cost to Go to Komodo Island

Komodo Island entry fees are to be paid in IDR (cash only) directly by the tourists at Komodo Island. Please prepare some money approximately IDR 600,000 or SGD 51,69. This price includes an entry fee to Komodo National Park and snorkeling. 

For additional information, if you bring a drone and wish to capture a breathtaking aerial view in the core of the Komodo Island zone, you must obtain drone flight permission. Estimated drone flight permission fee is around IDR 1,030,000 or SGD 88,73.

Are you planning to going to Komodo Island boat tour from Singapore? Please contact us, and we will delighted to answer all of your questions. Let us take care of your trip, and make your dream journey happen!

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