Bali to Gili Air
Getting from Bali to Gili Air has never been easier as there are a variety of options to suit all budgets and preferences. Located on the East Coast of Gili Air, Manta Dive is very easy to find. If you arrive here on the public boat service, you will arrive in the main harbor. Follow the “road” to the right and after a 10-minute walk, you will find us.
Alternatively, take a Cidomo (horse cart) from the harbor and the driver will know how to find us.
Getting from Bali to Gili Air
It can sometimes be a little confusing to work out the best ways to get to places, so to make your life easier below are the best and most popular options on how to get from Bali to Gili Air.
Fast boats to Gili Air
The fastest way to get to the Gilis is by one of the fast boats or fast ferry services that operate from Bali to Gili Air. Fast boats depart from a number of locations but the majority depart from Padang Bai harbour and include hotel transfers from most of the main tourist areas in South west Bali and central Ubud.
We recommend using one of the more professional operators such as Gili Getaway. You can check availability and book your tickets by following the Bali to Gili Air link. For guests staying at Manta Dive or Waterfront Resorts you can also contact us directly and we can help arrange tickets for you.
- Gili Fast boat: Rp 600-650,000 travel time 2-3 hrs, fastest and recommended route from Bali!!
- Island Hopping Boat: Rp 40,000 each way, travel time 30 min (GT, Meno, GA only)
- Flying: Rp 450-500,000, travel time 5 hours.
- Backpacker budget: Rp 180,000, travel time 11hrs
- Backpacker favorite
Flights from Bali to Lombok
There are multiple daily flights from Bali to Lombok International Airport. The international airport in South Lombok is only a short 20 min flight from Bali International Airport.
Lombok Airport transfers
It is then a 2 hour transfer from Lombok airport to Gili Air by car and speed boat.