From Bali to Labuan Bajo, how is it? After being satisfied in Bali, you may want to continue your trip to other destinations. Well, Labuan Bajo can be the best choice. Although you must cross the sea to get there, the distance is relatively short. More than that, Labuan Bajo also has many beautiful tourist destinations that should not be missed out. One of them is the iconic Komodo Island. Maybe, you are just wondering about how to get there. there are at least 3 accesses from Bali to Labuan Bajo. Here they are.
This is the most common and practical way to access Labuan Bajo. Sure, it tends to be more expensive to other transportation devices. There are basically many flights from Denpasar to Labuan Bajo. Even tourists from the west area of Nusa Tenggara, they commonly go to Bali first before continuing their trips to this place.Indeed, there are not so many flights directly to Labuan Bajo
. Even from Bali, you need to ride small planes or propellers. The flight tickets are starting from IDR 700,000 up to 1,500,000. It depends on the airlines and classes you choose.
Accessing Labuan Bajo is possible also through the sea. There is even a national transportation service that supports this method. it is by using the passenger boats from PELNI. There are only 2 boats that serve the routes from Bali to Labuan Bajo; they are KM Tilongkabila and KM Binaiya.KM Tilongkabila departs in the morning from Benoa Harbor. It takes around 24 hours to get to Labuan Bajo. Meanwhile, KM Binaiya departs from Benoa Harbor at 9.00 am. The ticket’s price is around IDR 24,000. It has included breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
To cross the sea from Bali to Labuan Bajo, it takes many hours indeed. The sea breeze is also really cold particularly at night. Therefore, you must make sure that your condition is really fit before the voyage. Not to forget, prepare also medicines if possible.
Although between Bali and Labuan Bajo, there are some straits, it is possible to get there via land transportation. There are indeed buses that carry passengers from Bali to Sumbawa Besar Island. Sure, while crossing the sea, the buses are also together with you.Many tour agencies are cooperated with bus companies to provide the services. For the cost, it is more expensive. It can be cheaper or more expensive depending on the bus’ facilities.