While most visitors enter Komodo National Park (KNP) through the gateway cities of Labuan Bajo in the west of Flores or Bima in eastern Sumbawa, the departure point for your trip is actually Denpasar, Bali.

 


By Air

TRANSNUSA AIR SERVICES

  • DENPASAR – LABUAN BAJO – DAILY
    - By Avia Star : ETD 07.40 – ETA 08.10
    - By Indonesia Air Transport : ETD 13.30 – ETA 15.00
  • LABUAN BAJO – DENPASAR – DAILY
    - By Avia Star : ETD 08.40 – ETA 09.10
    - By Indonesia Air Transport : ETD 15.50 – ETA 17.00

SKY AIR

  • DENPASAR – LABUAN BAJO – DAILY
    - By Sky Air : ETD 09.00 – ETA 10.30
  • LABUAN BAJO – DENPASAR – DAILY–
    - By Batavia Air : ETD 11.00 – ETA 12.30

WINGS AIR

  • DENPASAR – LABUAN BAJO – TUESDAY – THURSDAY – SATURDAY
    - By Wings Air : ETD 11.00 – ETA 12.20
  • LABUAN BAJO – DENPASAR – TUESDAY – THURSDAY – SATURDAY
    - By Wings Air : ETD 12.50 – ETA 14.00

By Land

The gateway cities of Labuan Bajo and Bima are connected to Denpasar, Bali by overland buses.


By Sea (ferry)

  • Travel time: approximately 36 hours
  • The gateway cities of Labuan Bajo and Bima are also connected to Denpasar, Bali by inter-island ferry.
  • Contact the Indonesia Sea Transportation Company (PELNI) at Jalan Raya Kuta No. 299, Tuban – Bali (Tel: 0361 – 763 963) to reserve a seat on the KM. Tilong Kabila, which departs Benoa Port, Bali bound for Bima and Labuan Bajo

Benoa-Bima-Labuan Bajo

  • Fortnightly (every two weeks) on Saturdays: 09.00-20.00 (next day).
  • One-way ticket (as of 10/6/06) from Rp. 143,000.00 – Rp. 435,000.00

Labuan Bajo-Bima-Benoa

  • Fortnightly (every two weeks) on Thursdays: 08.00-11.00 (next day).
  • One-way ticket (as of 10/6/06) from Rp. 143,000.00 – Rp. 435,000.00

Note: the ferry schedule and ticket prices may change with or without prior notice


By Sea (live-aboard)

  • Komodo National Park is serviced by a wide range of live-aboard boats, with return packages to Komodo National Park from a variety of departure points, including Bali, Lombok, Bima and Labuan Bajo
    Prices (as of 10/6/06) are ranging from USD 230.00 – USD 350.00 / person / night.
  • From Gateway Cities to Komodo National Park (KNP)
  • You can easily organize a shared boat charter by local boat from either ports at Labuan Bajo or Bima (Sape) to the two major points of access in the Park: Loh Liang (on Komodo Island) or Loh Buaya (on Rinca Island)

Charter price (as of 10/6/06) – excluding meals, KNP entrance fee etc

  • Labuan Bajo: KNP: Rp. 900,000 – 2.000,000 per boat / day
  • Bima (Sape): KNP: Rp. 3.000.000 – 4,000.000 per boat / day

Note: the charter prices may change with or without prior notice