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In this section, we would like to let you know how to get to Komodo National Park. Getting there can be a difficult way sometimes. Komodo Boat Trips will give you some best ways to get to Komodo National Park.

Komodo National Park is located in West Manggarai – East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia. It is the place where you can see the Komodo Dragons. There are over 400 species of Komodo, especially in Rinca and Komodo Island.

The first thing you need to know before getting to Komodo is Labuan Bajo. Labuan Bajo is the capital city of West Manggarai. It is the gateway to enter the Komodo National Park. You can check out Labuan Bajo for details.

                                                       Picture from Segara Liveaboard

Best Way to Get to Labuan Bajo

The first thing you need to do is book your Komodo boat trips. After that, you can plan to get to Labuan Bajo. Labuan Bajo is the gateway to enter Komodo National Park.

Below are the best ways to get to Labuan Bajo:

  • Flight from Jakarta to Komodo International Airport, Labuan Bajo. The flight to Labuan Bajo is approximately 2 1/2 hours. Some stops are probably in Surabaya and Bali, depending on the airplane you book.
  • Flight from Denpasar, Bali to Labuan Bajo. It takes approximately 1 1/2 hours and frequently departs.
  • PELNI from Bali or Lombok. This big ship operates twice a month, you can check their schedules online. The trip can take 1 1/2 days.
  • Bus Lombok and then get on the ferry from Sape, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia. It will take approximately 1 1/2 days all the way from Lombok.

Once you arrive in Labuan Bajo, the driver from your tour agency will pick you up at the Airport. They will redirect you to the port where you will get on the boat.

Getting there from Labuan Bajo to Komodo:

Here is the best way to get to Komodo from Labuan Bajo:

  • Book a Komodo Day Tour from Labuan Bajo
  • Join 3 days 2 nights Komodo tour from Labuan Bajo or you can request to do more day trips.

There are many kinds of boats that operate from Labuan Bajo. You can join a high-speedboat or Phinisi boat. It depends on your budget and travel style.