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There are 3 ways to get from Kota Kinabalu to Kelimutu by plane, taxi, bus or ferry

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Fly to Ende  •  19h 22m

  1. Fly from Kota Kinabalu (BKI) to Ende (ENE) BKI - ENE

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry  •  7 days 2h

  1. Take the bus from KK Sentral to Bandar Seri Begawan
  2. Take the bus from Bandar Seri Begawan to Pontianak
  3. Take the ferry from Pontianak to Surabaya - Tanjung Perak Port
  4. Take the ferry from Surabaya - Tanjung Perak Port to Kupang Ferry Terminal
  5. Take the ferry from Kupang Ferry Terminal to Ende

1 alternative option

Fly to Maumere, taxi  •  23h 48m

  1. Fly from Kota Kinabalu (BKI) to Maumere (MOF) BKI - MOF
  2. Take a taxi from Maumere to Kelimutu

Kota Kinabalu (BKI) to Ende (ENE) flights

The flight time between Kota Kinabalu (BKI) and Ende (ENE) is around 27h 52m and covers a distance of around 1756 km. This includes an average layover time of around 20h 14m. Services are operated by Malaysia Airlines, Wings Air, Royal Brunei Airlines and others. Typically 120 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

120 Weekly Planes
27h 52m Average Duration
Rp1427758 Cheapest Price
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kota Kinabalu to Kelimutu is to bus and ferry which costs RM 550 - RM 800 and takes 7 days 2h.

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The quickest way to get from Kota Kinabalu to Kelimutu is to fly which costs RM 850 - RM 1300 and takes 19h 22m.

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The distance between Kota Kinabalu and Kelimutu is 1760 km.

The best way to get from Kota Kinabalu to Kelimutu without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 7 days 2h and costs RM 550 - RM 800.

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It takes approximately 19h 22m to get from Kota Kinabalu to Kelimutu, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Kota Kinabalu Airport to Ende Airport. The quickest flight takes 25h 15m and has three stopovers.

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AirAsia Philippines, Cebu Pacific, Lion Mentari Airlines and eight other airlines offer flights from Kota Kinabalu Airport to Ende Airport.

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There are three+ hotels available in Kelimutu. Prices start at Rp1295000 per night.

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The best way to get from Kota Kinabalu to Kota Kinabalu Airport is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs RM 22 - RM 27.

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Map of how to get from Kota Kinabalu to Kelimutu.
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  • Distance: 1760.1 km
  • Duration: 19h 22m

What companies run services between Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia and Kelimutu, Indonesia?

Malaysia Airlines, Wings Air and 13 other airlines fly from Kota Kinabalu to Kelimutu hourly.

Airlines
Wings Air
Website
lionair.co.id
Flights from Kota Kinabalu to Ende via Kuala Lumpur, Ngurah Rai, Labuan Bajo
Ave. Duration
31h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rp3800000 - Rp8000000
Flights from Kota Kinabalu to Ende via Bandar Seri Begawan, Soekarno–Hatta, Kupang
Ave. Duration
23h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
Rp2100000 - Rp6000000
Flights from Kota Kinabalu to Ende via Kuala Lumpur, Soekarno–Hatta, Labuan Bajo
Ave. Duration
23h 7m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rp3700000 - Rp7500000
Flights from Kota Kinabalu to Ende via Bandar Seri Begawan, Juanda International, Kupang
Ave. Duration
27h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rp6000000 - Rp8500000
Flights from Kota Kinabalu to Ende via Manila, Ngurah Rai, Labuan Bajo
Ave. Duration
19h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rp3000000 - Rp17000000
Flights from Kota Kinabalu to Ende via Bandar Seri Begawan, Juanda International, Labuan Bajo
Ave. Duration
29h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rp5500000 - Rp8500000
Flights from Kota Kinabalu to Ende via Singapore Changi, Ngurah Rai, Labuan Bajo
Ave. Duration
29h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rp2900000 - Rp4200000
Flights from Kota Kinabalu to Ende via Senai, Soekarno–Hatta, Kupang
Ave. Duration
22h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
Rp2300000 - Rp7000000
Flights from Kota Kinabalu to Maumere via Kuala Lumpur, Sultan Hasanuddin
Ave. Duration
21h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
Rp3800000 - Rp8000000
Flights from Kota Kinabalu to Maumere via Penang, Kuala Lumpur, Sultan Hasanuddin
Ave. Duration
23h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
Rp4100000 - Rp8500000
Flights from Kota Kinabalu to Maumere via Sandakan, Kuala Lumpur, Sultan Hasanuddin
Ave. Duration
29h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
Rp4100000 - Rp8500000
NAM Air
Website
flynamair.com
Flights from Kota Kinabalu to Maumere via Kuala Lumpur, Ngurah Rai
Ave. Duration
25h 22m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rp3800000 - Rp8000000
Flights from Kota Kinabalu to Maumere via Singapore Changi, Ngurah Rai
Ave. Duration
23h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rp2900000 - Rp4200000
Bus operators
Sipitang Express
Phone
088-751722
Email
sipitangexpress@yahoo.com.my
Website
sipitangexpress.com.my
Bus from KK Sentral to Bandar Seri Begawan
Ave. Duration
7h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
Rp343434
Schedules at
sipitangexpress.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
DAMRI Angkutan Antar Lintas Batas Negara (ALBN)
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Bandar Seri Begawan to Pontianak
Ave. Duration
24h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
Rp853096
Schedules at
railtravelstation.com
Ferry operators
Pelni
Phone
+62 21 6385 4130
Email
infopelni162@pelni.co.id
Website
pelni.co.id
Ferry from Pontianak to Surabaya - Tanjung Perak Port
Ave. Duration
47h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
Rp260000 - Rp700000
Schedules at
pelni.co.id
Economy Class
Rp260000 - Rp340000
Ferry from Surabaya - Tanjung Perak Port to Kupang Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 days 12h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
Rp390000 - Rp500000
Schedules at
pelni.co.id
Economy Class
Rp390000 - Rp500000
Ferry from Kupang Ferry Terminal to Ende
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
Rp130000 - Rp180000
Schedules at
pelni.co.id
Economy Class
Rp130000 - Rp180000
Other operators
Taxi from Maumere to Kelimutu
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Estimated price
Rp700000 - Rp900000

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