The easiest and fastest way to reach Flores is by air from Ngurah Rai Aiport Bali. There are daily flights from Denpasar to Labuan Bajo (1 hour) or Maumere (1 hour 45 minutes). The airlines that currently fly to and from Flores are:

  • Lion Air (Ngurah Rai Airport office: +62361765 183 or +62361 751011 );
  • Merpati /Nusantara Airlines (Denpasar office: Jl. Melati No. 51, Telp: +6236123 5358);
  • Transnusa (Kuta office: Jalan Sunset Road No. 100C, +62361 8477395; Ngurah Rai Airport office +62361760218).

 If you are up to a different experience, the other option would be taking the national ship passanger service with PELNI. However, the timetables are unreliable. For more information, visit the website www.pelni.co.id.

Otherwise, if you would like to travel from or to Lombok, there are numbers of tour or boat operators that offer islands hopping (stay over on the boats for several days) from and to Flores. For more information, visit www.florestourism.com website or contact info@florestourism.com