An easy transfer with our Wakatobi-Bali guest flight

Wakatobi’s guest flight provides direct access from Bali to our purpose-built airstrip, cutting travel time to Wakatobi to less than three hours. Our flights to the resort generally follow a Monday and Friday schedule – depending on the time of the year. See our flight schedule here.

Wakatobi's private charter flight to the resort.

The flight leaves Bali in the morning and arrives at the resort in time for lunch. Flights are made aboard a comfortable, 70-seat turboprop aircraft, with ample allowances for both checked and carry-on luggage.

See more information on our flights and the schedule here.

Bali is well served by numerous international airlines that provide a wide range of budgeting and scheduling options from points around the world.

More about international flights to Bali

International flights to Bali from the US and Europe are easily arranged with any of the following popular carriers. Our Bali-based concierge staff can arrange all details of overnight or extended stays in Bali. For details, email

  • Singapore Airlines
  • Cathay Pacific
  • KLM
  • Garuda
  • Korean Air
  • Malaysia Airlines
  • China Airlines
  • Thai Airways
  • EVA
  • Jetstar
  • Virgin Australia
  • Qatar Airways
  • Emirates
  • Air New Zealand
  • Philippine Airlines

If you’re traveling from the US
When traveling from the United States to Bali you will be flying over the international dateline. This means that you will lose a calendar day when traveling to Bali and gain a calendar day when returning to the States. The important dates to remember are the dates you need to be in Bali and the date you will be leaving Bali. Your airline professional can help work out the schedule.

If you’re traveling from Europe
Flight times to Bali will consume the better part of a calendar day, but does not cross the international dateline.

Arrival in Bali
From the moment you land in Bali and pass through immigration, the Wakatobi staff are on hand to greet you and guide you through baggage claim and customs. If you have pre-arranged driver services with us we will escort you to your transportation or if not, we will help you locate a taxi.

Private jet support

Guests who wish to travel to Wakatobi by private jet are welcome. Our airstrip is 1,500m (5,000ft) in length and can accommodate aircraft such as the Gulfstream V and Global 5000. We can assist with permits, handling and security – please enquire for details.

Public transportation

Guests wishing to arrange their own transportation from Bali can secure daily scheduled flights from Bali to Makassar or Kendari. From there, travelers can schedule local flights to Wangi-Wangi, and after a one-night stay, a local ferry to Tomia Island where you will be greeted by a member of our resort staff.

Individual charter

Subject to aircraft availability, we are able to organize individual air charters. Please check our rates page for pricing.

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“We very much enjoyed our honeymoon at Wakatobi. In particular, we were impressed by the hospitality and friendliness of the staff. Many small details were thought of ahead of time. The airport concierge for immigration, the snacks and drinks between dives and the mosquito netting for the bed. The staff was also very attentive and helpful for dives and in resolving any issue. We would strongly recommend Wakatobi for other… “Many small details were thought of ahead of time.”

Alyssa Garet and Thomas Wilson
,August 2022