Your Way To Gili Air

By fast boat from
Bali

You can reach the island with a number of direct daily fast boat services leaving from different harbors [...]

By public boat from Lombok

Bangsal harbor is the place where the public boat departs to Gili Air. [...]

By speed boat from Lombok

You can charter a fast boat at Teluk Nara or choose the regular service of the Koperasi Angkutan Laut Karya Bahari at Bangsal [...]

Other
transportation

By helicopter from Bali to Gili Trawangan: For further information please visit the offical website of Air Bali

Your Way To Lombok

There are two main harbours at Lombok - Lembar Harbour with a ferry road to Padang Bai, Bali and Labuhan Lombok with a ferry road to Poto Tano, Sumbawa. Many small ports provide access to the small islands around Lombok or are served by the speedboats from Bali.

Lombok International Airport (Bandara Internasional Lombok) (IATA: LOP, ICAO: WADL) with daily international flights to Singapore (Silk Air), Malaysia (Air Asia) and several daily domestic flights to Bali (Wings Air, Merpati Nusantara Airlines), Jakarta (Garuda Indonesia, Lion Air) etc.

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By fast boat from Bali

You can reach the island with a number of direct daily fast boat services leaving from:



All fast boat operators offer nearly the same service. The selection (vehicles, boats, schedule, place of departure) depends on the season and is subject to regular changes. The most fast boat services include free pickup and drop off to your hotel at Bali (only for limited coverage areas like south Bali and Ubud), so you don't need to arrange the transportation from your hotel to the harbor.


The internet offers of the fast boat companies or travel agencies are generally overpriced except Marina Srikandi and Wahana Ocean. The best price you may get in Bali at a travel agent. Please take care of unreliable agents. You are welcome to contact us if you need help or advise.


For more information (schedule, pick up time, child fare) please check the websites of the fast boat operators.

By boat from Lombok (Bangsal harbor)

 If you arrive directly via flight, slow ferry or fast boat at Lombok, you need a taxi or charter a car to Bangsal harbor for your trip to Gili Air by public boat. Unfortunately, the harbor is not really a place where you feel comfortable. Many people try to sell boat tickets, day trips and other things. To protect yourself against fraud, it is advisable to buy tickets at the official ticket office. This is located on the stairs before heading to the beach. There is no timetable for the public boat. It will depart when there are 30 passengers’ names on the list. Put your name on the list at the ticket office and await the announcement of departure. Try to get to Bangsal at around 09:30AM or 10:30AM as most boats go in the morning. Please note that the last public boat leaves approximately by 4 pm. If you don't want to wait, you can also charter a boot or buy the rest of the tickets. There are fixed prices for the public boat (15.000 IDR/person) and a boat charter (360.000 IDR/person) between 7am and 16.30pm. If you arrive outside this time, the price depends your bargaining skills. If you like or forced to charter a boat, a speed boat charter at the harbor Teluk Nara is preferable.

By speed boat from Lombok

Speed boat charter

An alternative to public transport is private speed boat service from Teluk Nare/Teluk Kodek harbor (another 10 minutes drive from Bangsal). We can offer you a hassle free and reasonably priced option with our partner Rocksteady Speedboat. As we agreed a special fare for our guests and can also organize your transfer from your hotel or airport to Teluk Nara but the cheaper option is mostly a meter taxi (Bluebird). Please contact us or Hidir from Rocksteady for your reservation or more information.

Public speed boat

The Koperasi Angkutan Laut Karya Bahari (Sea Transport Co-operative) operating the public boat also offer a public speed boat with a fix schedule from Bangsal harbor. The price 100.000 IDR/person.