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Fast boat to Gili Air

Boats now run daily from the South of Bali and from Padang Bai, so depending on where you are planning to travel from we can help you pick the right fast boat to Gili Air for you.  Gone are the days where you needed to jump on a fishing boat to get directly to the Gilis! Now there are lots of different reliable fast boats running from Bali to Gili Air.  If however you are on a budget then check prices and book your ticket with one of the budget boat operators.

Fast boat to Gili AirThe total journey times vary from between 2 - 4 hours depending on which boat you are using and where in Bali you are departing from.  Pickup from your hotel in the morning for departures to Gili Air and a return service to your hotel in Bali are included with most fast boat companies.  Please note: fast boats running between Bali and Gili Air usually only depart from Bali in the morning and until noon.  Departures from Gili Air to Bali generally leave around midday, seasonally there are later departures but these can be canceled on occasion when the Lombok Strait develops unsafe conditions on windy days.  

Gili Fast Boats

Gili Fast boats

There are  two main departure terminals in Bali:  Serangan Harbor (near Sanur and close to the International airport) and Padang Bai (1 1/2 hr drive from Sanur).  Most fast boat companies stop at the harbours on Gili Trawangan, Gili Air and Lombok. 

Please follow this link to travel from  Bali to Gili with the more reputable companies.  For the budget fast boats between Bali and Gili Air check prices and book your ticket here.

We recommend using Gili Getaway,  check prices, availability and book your tickets to Gili Air.  

For guests of the Manta Dive Resort, we are happy to help with your booking, please contact us.


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