- 1 How do you get to Gili Islands from Bali?
- 2 Can you fly from Bali to Gili Islands?
- 3 How long is the ferry from Bali to Gili Islands?
- 4 How much is the fast boat from Bali to Gili?
- 5 Can you do a day trip to Gili Islands from Bali?
- 6 Are Gili Islands safe?
- 7 Can you fly to Gili Trawangan?
- 8 Which is the best Gili island to visit?
- 9 Where do you get the boat from Bali to Gili Trawangan?
- 10 How do I get from Ubud to Gili Islands?
- 11 How do I get to Gili Islands?
- 12 Is Gili Trawangan expensive?
- 13 Is Lombok cheaper than Bali?
- 14 How do I get to Gili T from Seminyak?
How do you get to Gili Islands from Bali?
Slow Boat to Gili Trawangan from Bali:
- Route: Your accommodation in Canggu/Ubud → Drive to Padang Bai (1.5+ hours) → Slow boat to Lombok (4+ hours) → Taxi from Lembar Port to Bangsal Port (1.5+ hours) → Boat to Gili Trawangan (30+ minutes)
- Travel Time: 10+ hours total including waiting time.
Can you fly from Bali to Gili Islands?
Flying From Bali To Lombok You can also fly from Bali to Lombok to reach the Gili Islands. I would only recommend this if you are exploring Lombok too (which we recommend as it’s a beautiful island) or if it’s a time of year where the sea conditions are poor.
How long is the ferry from Bali to Gili Islands?
Ferries from Bali to the Gili Islands typically take around 1,5-2 hours from the main harbour in Padang Bai and the cheapest tickets sell for around $20-$25 for a single trip.
How much is the fast boat from Bali to Gili?
The price of a ticket is approximately US$52 (700,000rps) one way and US$100 (1,350,000rps) return per person (subject to exchange rate flutuations). This price includes hotel transfers from most hotels in South Bali.
Can you do a day trip to Gili Islands from Bali?
No the Gilis are not a day trip at all. They are not even off the coast of Bali, they are off the coast of Lombok, the next island over. Boat companies say it takes an hour to get there.
Are Gili Islands safe?
The islands are very safe but there are incidents of petty crime on all islands but especially Gili Trawangan. It has to be said that most of the petty crimes committed on the island are carried out by people from the mainland and indeed other travelers rather than the islanders themselves.
Can you fly to Gili Trawangan?
No, you can not fly to the Gili Islands from Bali as there is no airport on any of the Gili Islands. The islands are basically too small to fit an airstrip, let alone an airport on. The closest airport to the Gili Islands is Lombok International Airport (LOP).
Which is the best Gili island to visit?
Gili Air is the best Gili Island for honeymoons, family trips, and travelers who want to escape the madness of Gili Trawangan but need more action than in Gili Meno. On this island, you’ll find more restaurants than in Meno and even some cocktail bars.
Where do you get the boat from Bali to Gili Trawangan?
The main southern departure harbour for fast boat services to the Gili islands and Lombok is Serangan harbour. If you are staying in south Bali, you can also consider using Padang Bai departures as explained below. Nearby Sanur harbour and Benoa Port mainly serve Bali to Lembongan and Nusa Penida.
How do I get from Ubud to Gili Islands?
There are several fast boat harbors: Padangbai, Sanur, Serangan, and Amed. It takes about 3.5 hours for total transfer time from Ubud to Gili Trawangan, either from Padangbai or Serangan. if it is Padangbai, it is 1.5 hours overland driving, 0.5 hours gathering before depart, then 1.5 hours sea cross.
How do I get to Gili Islands?
The easiest way to get to the Gilis from Lombok’s airport or Senggigi is to walk to the nearest travel agent, taxi desk or tour and book a package. The cheapest way is to take a bemo/taxi to Pemenang, walk or cidomo (Rp 5,000) to Bangsal, and then take the Public boat (ferry) (Rp 10,000 to Gili Air) from there.
Is Gili Trawangan expensive?
The Gili Islands Travel Costs A private room will cost around 250,000 IDR ($17 USD). For an entire home or apartment, expect to pay at least 450,000 IDR ($30 USD) per night, although prices can be as high as 2,000,000 IDR ($135 USD). Food – Most meals cost between 30,000-75,000 IDR ($2-5 USD).
Is Lombok cheaper than Bali?
Winner: Bali comes up slightly cheaper in most areas, including the cost of day tours and accommodation. As Bali is more touristy, you have more flight and accommodation options, which drives the cost down compared to Lombok.
How do I get to Gili T from Seminyak?
There is no direct connection from Seminyak to Gili Islands. However, you can take the taxi to Padang Bai then take the ferry to Gili Meno. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Seminyak to Gili Islands via Kuta Point by Ardenia, Kuta, Padang Bai, and Padang Bai in around 6h.