HOW TO GET to Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno and Gili Air, by Fast boat, slow boat, flights and transfers, shuttle bus, from all main Bali tourist areas, Nusa lembongan, and Lombok.
SCHEDULES and prices of the 3 Gili islands inter island local hopper boat services, and boats from Sengiggi and other parts of Lombok .
The Gili islands just got closer with currently 12 fast boat services operating between Bali, Nusa lembongan and Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno and Gili Air.
Simple and fast online booking service with Island PromotionsWith door to beach services the fast boat companies offer hassle free transfers from all areas in Bali to the Gili islands, Lembongan and Lombok. Find up-to-date and accurate information with online reservations and booking service. You can find schedules and timetables, boat specifications, picture galleries and price comparisons, all from Island promotions.
UNFORTUNATELY NOT RUNNING DUE TO THE FAST BOATS PRICE WAR HAS PUSHED THEM OUT, NO DIRECT BACKPCKER ROUTE TO THE GILIS ANYMORE.
PERAMA – Shuttle bus – Perama boat – Padang Bai to Gili / SengigiWas one of the most popular ways of getting from any where in Bali to the Gilis, (Kuta, Sanur, Ubud, Padang Bai, Candidasa, Amed, Tulamben and Lovina) is with the Perama Shuttle Bus and boat. This service runs every day and leaves Kuta at 10.00am to Padang Bai, where at 13.30pm the boat takes you direct to the Gili’s. Travel time is approx
8 hours but can take longer.
Price Rp 375,000
Silk air fly 4 times a week from Singapore to Lombok’s Seleparang airport in Mataram, Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, journey time is 2 hours and 40 minutes.
There are also daily flights from Jakarta, Surabaya, Jogjakarta, Komodo and Bali.
Flight time from Bali to Mataram is only 25 minutes and there are currently three airlines operating daily schedules for this route.
Prices start from Rp. 375,000 to Rp. 719,000 (Business class) One/Way
On 1st October 2011, Mataram’s Selaparang airport will close.
All flights will arrive at the new international airport, Bandara Udara International which is 1 hour 30 minutes drive from the Gili islands of Trawangan, Meno and Air.
We can still arrange a car and driver to meet you and take you the 1 hour 30 minutes ride to Teluk Kodek, a small secluded bay, where our speedboat will take you to any of the three Gili islands.
Or alternatively to Bangsal harbour where you can get a local Jekung boat.
For all local boat tickets please buy them at the official concrete buildings at
the harbours, they are run by the KOPERASSI KARYA BAHARI.
ALL ticket offices display prices clearly on a notice board.
Public boat transport information
Public boats leave all day between Bangsal and the 3 islands, boats leave when they are full and the price is Rp8,000.
However you can buy all the remaining tickets and then the boat will leave.
PLS NOTE: BANGSAL harbour can be busy and has many street sellers,
DO NOT let someone carry your bag without first haggling on a price.
DO NOT leave valuable items on display or your bags unattended.