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Gili Islands and Lombok from a airplaneGetting to Gili Trawangan couldn't be easier!  The most convenient way from Bali is by fast boat.  There are several companies offering this service throughout the day, although most leave in the morning.  The majority of the operators will include a hotel pick up in the ticket price, although some areas further from the harbour will incur an additional pick up fee.   You will then arrive at the harbour in Gili Trawangan which is just a short 5 minute stroll from Trawangan Dive.   You can expect the trip to take around 4 hours door to door.

Our closest airport is Lombok Praya which has daily flights from Bali and all other major domestic airports.   You can also fly directly from Singapore and Kuala Lumpur.  We can arrange airport pick ups for you any time, although these need to be booked in advance.

For those of you with plenty of time on your hands, the slow boat from Padang Bai operates daily.  Expect a bit of an adventure with this option, and usually the long wait for connecting transfers means that it will take you almost an entire day to get here, but it's a wonderful way to site see.





There are many fast boat operators running directly between Bali and Gili Trawangan. There are two main ports in Bali, Serangan and Padang Bai.  Which one you choose will depend largely on where you are staying in Bali.  For those staying in the Kuta, Seminyak or Sanur area, Serangan Harbour is a shorter driver.  Padang Bai is more suitable for those coming from Ubud or the northern areas in Bali.  There are also more budget options from Padang Bai.   We are more than happy to book fast boats for your, just email us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information, or click the link below for a list of our recommended fast boat options.

Fast Boat transfer prices can vary quite substantially and you certainly get what you pay for in terms of comfort. 

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Denpasar, Bali is easily accessed from major airports around the world and within Indonesia. There are also frequent daily flights from Bali to Lombok.

Lombok Praya airport can be accessed from any major domestic airports in Indonesia.  There are also direct flights from Singapore and Kuala Lumpur.
The flight between Bali and Lombok is approximately 25 minutes and cost approximately 450,000 IDR one way. You have a choice of airlines.
  • Garuda offers daily scheduled flights
  • Wings Air offers daily scheduled flights
  • Lion Air offers daily scheduled flights

Please contact us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you would like us to book your flights for you. If you prefer to book the tickets on your arrival into Denpasar, you can do this at the Domestic Terminal which is a short 5 minute walk from the  International Terminal.



There are three options from Lombok Airport:
  • We arrange for a car to pick you up and drive you to Teluk Nara Harbour.  There you will be met by a private speedboat that will bring you directly to Gili Trawangan.  If the tide is high enough, the boat can pull up directly in front of our hotel.  If not, then you will get dropped at the harbour, where you can either walk for about 5 minutes, or take a cidomo (horse cart) which will cost around 50,000rp.

    The price of the transfer will depend on the number of guests in your group.   Email us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you would like us to arrange a pick up.  Please note that we need at least 2 hours notice to arrange this service for you.
  • If you prefer, you can take a taxi from the airport to Teluk Nara Bay and we can arrange for a speedboat to pick you up and transfer you to Gili Trawangan.
  • The cheapest option is to take a taxi from the airport to Bangsal Harbour. From Bangsal Harbour, take a public boat directly to Gili Trawangan. Please note - the public boats are very cheap, but leave when there are enough people to fill them. The last boat to Gili Trawangan leaves at  5PM, otherwise you can charter a boat. When you reach Gili Trawangan, you will be dropped off at the public harbour. From there, it's only a short walk north to Trawangan Dive.


From Senggigi to Gili Trawangan:
  • We can pick you up from the your hotel in Senggigi in our air-conditioned car and take you to Teluk Nara Bay where you will be transfered by speedboat to Gili Trawangan. The journey is just under an hour by car and 15 minutes by speedboat. Please email us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further information and prices.
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