Bali to Gili Air

Bali to Gili Air

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Bali to Gili Air Schedule

Bali to Gili Air Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Semaya One Joint trip via Sanur 07:30 - 11:15IDR 490,000
Kurnia Jaya Fast Boat Speedboat 09:30 - 12:00IDR 276,000
Eka Jaya Fast Boat Speedboat 10:30 - 12:45IDR 375,000
Semaya One Speedboat 13:00 - 14:30IDR 299,000
Eka Jaya Fast Boat Speedboat 14:00 - 16:00IDR 375,000

Transportation from Bali to Gili Air

Facts about the transport from Bali to Gili Air

Cheapest Transport$0
Fastest Transport1h 5m
Earliest Departure7:00 AM
Latest Departure1:30 PM
Departures per day35
Distance55 kilometers
Transport CompaniesCaspla Bali Sea View, DPrabu Fast Boat, Eka Jaya Fast Boat, Ganggari Fast Boat, Gili Getaway, Gili Gili Fastboat, Inami Luxury Fast Boat, Manta Express, Ostina Fast Boat, Perama Tour, Scoot Fast Cruises, Semaya One, Starfish Fast Boat, Sunfish Fast Boat, Tiara Mas, Wanderlust Cruise, Wijaya Buyuk

Bali to Gili Air Destination Reviews

Departure 1,5 hours later, chaotic management of the luggage, many drunken and smoking people on board, Toilette not to use
Ferry Speedboat, Semaya One, Sep 3, 2023
I was only on the waiting list. Unsure drive
Ferry Speedboat, Semaya One, May 13, 2023
3 customer reviews

How to get from Bali to Gili Air

When you want to get from Bali to Gili Air, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Bus
  • Ferry
  • Taxi

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Bus+ferry. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Bus ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A Ferry ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about USD 50.72. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a ferry as a ferry ticket costs as low as USD 14.77.

How far is Bali from Gili Air?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Bali to Gili Air. Your trip will be a total of 35 miles (55 km). The flying distance is 35 miles (55 km).

How long does it take to get from Bali to Gili Air?

The travel time from Bali to Gili Air can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 8 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Bali to Gili Air?

The cost of the trip from Bali to Gili Air varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Manta Express: travelling by ferry expect to pay as low as USD 14.77 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a Ferry - a one-way Ferry ticket can cost as much as USD 50.72.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Bali to Gili Air:

  • Bus tickets - USD 0.00 to USD 0.00;
  • Bus+Ferry price: USD 0.00 - USD 38.52. From Bali to Gili Air starting from 07:00 Kuta until 07:00 Kuta
  • Ferry tickets - USD 14.77 to USD 50.72.
  • taxi+Ferry price: USD 20.87. From Bali to Gili Air starting from 07:30 Sanur Transfer until 07:30 Sanur Transfer

How many trips per day are there between Bali and Gili Air?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Ferries leave from Bali for Gili Air 27 times a day.
  • 8 by taxi+Ferry from Bali to Gili Air starting from 07:30 Sanur Transfer until 07:30 Sanur Transfer

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Taking a bus from Bali to Gili Air is cheaper than flying. Quite often, a long-distance bus is the cheapest transportation option. Buses normally make bathroom and/or lunch stops along the way.

Things to remember before opting for a bus ride:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.


Travelling by ferry is one of the most scenic ways to get from Bali to Gili Air as it combines transportation and sightseeing to some extent.

However, with these upsides in mind, you should still understand ferry travel is not for everyone. If you’re prone to seasickness it may be an unpleasant experience. As a rule, a ferry journey isn’t the cheapest way to travel During the high season ferry tickets might be hard to get, so you should always book in advance when possible.

Things to remember: ferry rides are dependent on weather conditions..

The most popular transport from Bali to Gili Air

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Bali to Gili Air? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 50% chosen Bus+Ferry
  • 50% users voted for a ferry ticket.