Transport to Sten Lodge eco Homestay and Dapur Tara Flores Restaurant
Travel to accommodation, restaurant and retreat near Labuan Bajo Komodo on the beautiful Flores island
How to travel to Flores?
By Air – The easiest way to get to Flores island is to book a flight from Bali or Jakarta. The flight time is one hour from Bali Denpasar airport and two hours from Jakarta to Labuan Bajo Komodo airport.
By Sea – From Benoa seaport in Bali you can take the boat to Labuan Bajo. The trip takes around 36 hours.
Transport options from Labuan Bajo
Travelling to Sten Lodge and Dapur Tara Flores from Labuan Bajo is very easy. You reach us by Scooter, Car, Taxi, Public Transport or you can be picked up by one of our drivers. From Labuan Bajo Komodo airport the travel time is 30 minutes but with public transport you may spend up to an hour. You will find us on Google Maps, Apple Maps and on Maps.me.
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Rent a Scooter in Labuan Bajo
In Labuan Bajo you will find many places where you can rent a scooter. A scooter gives you flexibility to explore all the places to visit around Sten Lodge and Dapur Tara Flores. The normal price (March 2022) is around 85.000 Rp per day but if you rent for a week or more you usually get a discount.
Pick Up by our Driver
Bang Melki is our preferred driver. You can contact him directly on WhatsApp +62 813 3745 4921 to arrange pick up anywhere in Labuan bajo. The price is 200.000 Rp for up to 4 persons with luggage. You can also book tours on Flores island directly with him. You pay directly to the Bang Melki.
There are plenty of small buses from Labuan Bajo that pass Sten Lodge and Dapur Tara Flores. You have to stay in the road and stop them. Ask if they drive to Kampung Melo and then you have to negotiate about the price. Locals pay 10.000 – 20.000 Rp but they will probably ask for 50.000 Rp or even more.
Taxi from Airport or Labuan Bajo city
At Labuan Bajo Komodo airport and other places in Labuan Bajo you will find many taxis. The will ask you for anything between 200.000 Rp and up to 400.000 Rp so you have to negotiate for a fair price.