Fast Boat services between Bali and the Gili Islands
Getting to Gili Trawangan these days could not be easier. There are both fast boats and flights running daily from Bali, as well as an increasing number of flights arriving directly into Lombok.
The Gili Getaway ( firstname.lastname@example.org) fast boat service leaves daily from Serangan Harbour in Bali (15 minutes from Kuta, Seminyak and Sanur). The boat departs at 9:00am and arrives on Gili Trawangan between 11am and 11:30am, depending on the weather conditions. The boat leaves again at around midday for the return trip to Bali. A free pick-up service from your hotel in Bali to the harbour can be organised through Gili Getaway during the booking process.
For those coming from the east of Bali or Ubud, the Gili Cat leaves from Padang Bai, and is a more viable option. The boat leaves daily at around 9:00am and arrives on Gili Trawangan at about 10:30am. A free pick-up service from your hotel in Bali to the harbour can also be organised through the Gili Cat during the booking process.
Both boat prices are around Rp600,000 one way for adults and Rp350,000 for children (children under 2 years old travel for free). Free pick-up areas include the Kuta, Seminyak and Sanur areas of Bali.
Please contact us if you need any further assistance or recommendations when booking a fast boat, or visit www.gilibookings.com for a comprehensive guide to fast boat routes in and around the Bali/Lombok area.
Flights between Bali and Lombok
There are usually around ten flights a day between Bali and Lombok. The flight takes just under 30 minutes, and from Lombok International Airport, we can arrange a transfer to the island for you. The main carriers operating this route are Garuda, Merpati, Lion air and Wings. Depending on the airline and time of year, flights range from Rp250,000 to Rp550,000 for a one way ticket.
Tickets can be bought direct from the airline counters at the domestic airport, you can contact local travel agents in both Bali and Lombok, or visit their websites online.
Airport Transfer Information
An airport transfer includes being met on arrival, and taking an air-conditioned car from the airport to a small harbor, Teluk Nare, approximately two hours away, followed by a 10-15 minute speedboat ride across to the island of Gili Trawangan.
The cost of the airport transfer varies according to the number of people traveling. The cost for two people currently starts at Rp800,000 one-way, but varies depending on the time of day. The cost for four people is Rp950,000. For rates on other group sizes, please contact us.