There are a number of ways of getting to Gili Air.
Numbers of fast boats arrive daily, directly from Bali to Gili Air. All boat tickets include pick-up from your hotel in Bali, transportation to the harbor and boat to Gili Air Harbor. Estimated traveling time from the hotel to Gili Air 4-5 hours including the 1,5-2 hours boat ride. Open return tickets are available in Bali and on Gili Air. Below is a list of companies that operate daily between Lombok and Gili. The price for a ticket is Rp.350 000-Rp.700 000.
Ocenas Star Express Gili Gili Fast Boat Marina Srikandi
It is possible to fly from many different islands in Indonesia and the surrounding countries directly to Lombok International Airport Praya. The price may vary, but the 25 minute flight from Bali to Lombok costs between Rp.280 000 – Rp.450 000.
We offer you an airport pick-up service, please order in advance! From Lombok Airport Praya to the harbor of Bangsal take approx. 2,5 hour with our private car and 15 min with our boat to Gili Air .
Price for two people 800.000 Rp, each extra people +50.000 Rp; max. 4 people with luggage in one car!
Here some domestic airlines who fly to Lombok.
Merpati Lion Air Garuda Indonesia
Organize your Transport on your one :
Taxi from Lombok Praya Airport to Bangsal Harbour
Price per taxi approx. 300.000 Rp
Time: 2,5 hour
Boat from Bangsal Harbour to Gili Air (only day time ) approx. AM 10 and PM 04
Local boat: Price/Pers.: 10.000Rp
Charter whole boat: 280.000 Rp / max. 12 people
Time: 20 min
The ticket office is found on the left side of the beach here you can buy your local boat tickets. You can charter your own boat or go with the public boat, which leaves as soon as there are 20 people on it!
If the boat is not full you have the choice to buy the rest of the tickets for the local boat to leave earlier, but don’t be disappointed or angry when you see some local people coming on the boat for free, if space is enough!
Bali – Gili Air with Bus & Ferry
Different travel agencies in Bali:
for example: Wannen Wisata
Departure from: Kuta, Sanur, Ubud and several other destinations to Gili Air.
Please compare with the Fast boat!
1. Minibus to Padang Bai Harbour Bali
2. Ferry to Lembar Lombok
3. Minibus to Bangsal Harbour Lombok
4. Boot transprort to Gili Air
Price/ Pers: from: 150.000 - 200.000 Rp
Time: 8-9 hours
These times and prices can vary!