How to get to Raja Ampat from Singapore, Hong Kong or Bali?

How to get to Raja Ampat? Whether you travel from Singapore, Hong Kong or Bali, plan to fly to Sorong Airport. Domine Eduard Osok Airport in Sorong is the main hub to get to Raja Ampat – reachable with direct flights to Jakarta, Makassar, Surabaya and Manado. They are usually operated by:

  • Garuda Indonesia
  • Batik Air
  • Air Asia
  • Sriwijaya Air

Sorong is the gateway for Yacht Charters around Raja Ampat Islands. Traveling to Raja Ampat takes some extra time and effort, but is certainly worth the way. The region is the crown jewel of cruises in Indonesia, boasting biodiversity, dramatic landscapes and the best dive site in the world

Getting to Raja Ampat from Singapore

To get from Singapore to Raja Ampat, the best way is to fly through Jakarta.
Singapore is a major South East Asian hub for accessing Indonesia from the US and Europe, and the Raja Ampat yacht charter is very popular with Singaporean residents.

Singapore Changi International Airport to Sorong Domine Eduard Osok Airport (SOQ)

  • Singapore (SIN) → Jakarta (CGK) → Sorong (SOQ)
  • Singapore (SIN) → Jakarta (CGK) → Makassar (UPG) → Sorong (SOQ)

Expert Tip Singapore to Raja Ampat:
Ask for VIP transfers in Jakarta when booking your yacht charter and domestic flights with Barefoot Yachts Indonesia.

How to Get To Raja Ampat from Hong Kong

To get from Hong Kong to Raja Ampat, the best way is to fly through Jakarta.

Hong Kong (HKG) → Jakarta (CGK) → Sorong (SOQ)

Expert tip getting from Hong Kong to Raja Ampat:
Garuda Indonesia is on the same international terminal as International Airlines and also offers international flights from Hong Kong to Jakarta. To get to Raja Ampat from Hong Kong, plan for a layover in Jakarta – ask us for VIP transfers and hotels in Jakarta.

Visiting Raja Ampat from Bali

There are no direct flights from Bali to Raja Ampat Sorong – but Bali is still a popular choice when it comes to combining a yacht charter in Raja Ampat with visiting other islands in Indonesia. Departing from Bali, you would need to fly through Makassar, Surabaya, or Jakarta.

Bali Ngurah Rai Intl. Airport (DPS) to Sorong Domine Eduard Osok Airport (SOQ)

  • Bali (DPS) → Jakarta (CGK) → Sorong (SOQ)
  • Bali (DPS) → Makassar Sultan Hasanuddin Airport (UPG) → Sorong (SOQ)
  • Bali (DPS) → Manado Sam Ratulangi Airport (MDC) → Sorong (SOQ)
  • Bali (DPS) → Surabaya Juanda Airport (SUB) → Sorong (SOQ)

Expert tip getting from Bali to Raja Ampat:
In most cases, the way back to Bali through Makassar is shorter (less than 6 hours). Getting there through Jakarta helps you to avoid a long layover.

How long do you need in Raja Ampat?

How much time do you need for a boat charter in Raja Ampat? The journey to the tropical paradise is quite long, and we highly advise you to schedule at least 12 – 14 days for your trip (including travel time). We believe it is better to give yourself and the people who travel with you enough time to enjoy the beauty of this special place without any stress. Rushing through airport terminals can be draining, especially when you travel with small children. Our dedicated and experienced team will assist you in planning your cruising holiday so that you can truly enjoy paradise on earth. From the logistics of your flights to customized itineraries, we guide you through the entire process. 

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