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Local Taxes: A tourist arrival tax of 5,000 IDR (35 cents) applies to all of the Gili Islands as well as Bangsal & Teluk Nare harbours in Lombok. These local taxes are payable on the day in the harbour offices, your boat operator will assist with this.
Our fast boat partners operating Bali to Gili, Eka Jaya, Gili Gili Fast Boat, Gili Getaway, Scoot Cruise, Freebird Express and Wahana Gili Ocean are the leading fast boat operators in Bali with an outstanding reputation. Their main routes are from Bali to Gili Trawangan, and most routes from Bali to Gili Trawangan have a short stopover in Lombok and Gili Air. Most operators also provide boat tickets to Gili Meno, by a smaller boat shuttle from Gili Trawangan. Freebird Express operators daily fast boat crossings from Amed to Gili T, Gili Air and Bangsal harbour (Lombok) before returning back to Amed (North Bali). One of the leading operators which stand out is Eka Jaya fast boat, they have a proven service record and reputation, they use large aluminium vessels which ensures a fast and dry ride and can seat up to 180 passengers. Bali’s Eka Jaya fast boat operates out of Padangbai and Serangan and offers daily trips from Bali to Gili, Bali to Nusa Penida and Lembongan.
How long does it take from Bali to Gili?
Depending from where you depart, it takes on average 1.5 hours to get from Bali to Gili Trawangan. The journey can vary depending on sea and weather conditions.
What is the fastest boat to Gili?
The shortest crossing time to Gili is with Freebird Express, departing from Amed (North-East Bali). It might be the fastest crossing but you do need to take a car first to Amed and depending on where you are staying in Bali does can easily take 3 hours from most of the popular tourist areas in the South of Bali.
How much baggage can I bring onboard?
On most boats, you can bring around 25kg of baggage even though this is often not checked.
Eka Jaya fast boat leaves daily from Bali to Gili, both from Padangbai and Serangan harbour. The boat leaving from Serangan to Gili will stopover at Nusa Penida, Nusa Lembongan, Nusa Ceningan and Padangbai before continuing to Gili Trawangan. The boat departing from Padangbai is a direct transfer from Bali to Gili, arriving first in Gili T, Gili Meno, Gili Air and last Bangsal (Lombok) before returning back the same route to Padangbai. Morning and afternoon trips are available. Ticket prices start as low as 30 USD oneway and 60 USD return (depending on the season). Free hotel pickup/drop service is available for most of the main tourist area’s in south Bali (terms may apply).
Gili Gili Fast Boat has been in operation since 2010. They depart every morning from Bali to Gili, from Padangbai harbor. During the high season (15 July – 31 August) they operate two daily trips from Bali to Gili and back, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Gili Gili Fast Boat offer free hotel transfers from most of the main tourist area’s in Bali.
For more information about the hotel transfer service offered by each operator, please view the individual operator’s page and scroll down to the hotel pickup & drop section. This information will also be available during your online booking.
The best choice to travel from Amed to Gili or Tulamben to Gili is Freebird Express. Freedbird Express fast boat has an outstanding reputation and offers the shortest sea crossing from Bali to Gili. Freebird Express also offers free hotel shuttle service in Amed and some surrounding areas.
Wahana Gili Ocean is a more affordable fast boat operator offering two times (morning / afternoon) daily trips from Bali to Gili, departing from Padangbai to Gili Trawangan, Gili Air and Bangsal (Lombok). Their boats have a capacity of 116 and 180 seats. Wahana Gili Ocean also offers free hotel shuttle service to most of the main tourist areas in south Bali. Prices start as low as 30 usd one way.