Eka Jaya operate a daily departure from Padang Bai to Lombok and the Gili Islands. The boat departing from Padang Bai stops in Senggigi, Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno, Gili Air and Bangsal.
Note: If you are going back to Bali from Gili T, please be aware that the boat will visit the other Gili islands and Lombok before sailing to Padang Bai.
Please use the search box on our website to check for up-to-date departure times. Live seat availability is displayed in the results.
Departing Padang Bai at 10:30 servicing: Senggigi (Lombok) at 12:00, Gili Trawangan at 13:00, Gili Meno* at 13:45, Gili Air at 14:15 and Bangsal (Lombok) at 14:45.
If you are going back from Gili Trawangan to Bali: the boat departs Gili Trawangan at 11:00 servicing: Gili Meno* at 11:15, Gili AIr at 11:45, Bangsal at 12:15, Senggigi at 13:00 and Padang Bai at 15:00.
*For Meno, the Eka Jaya boat moors about 150m offshore and a local pontoon is used to ferry passengers to/from the beach. A small extra fee of 35.000IDR p.p. ($3) is levied by the locals for this service.
IMPORTANT: When arriving at Padang Bai from the Gili Islands, please ignore the many taxi drivers and hawkers present and proceed to your free drop service which will be waiting in the main square about 20m from the jetty. Only follow instructions by Eka Jaya staff in official uniform, holding signs which say "Eka Jaya Shuttle". You may need to be proactive in asking for clear directions from them. This can be an uncomfortable situation for some customers, but unfortunately, Eka Jaya are unable to prohibit local drivers from coming onto the jetty in this manner.
Starting from the 15 of December 2023, the boat travels from Serangan to Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno and Gili Air. The boat will stop in Penida, Lembongan and Padang Bai, to drop off and pick up passengers, before continuing to the Gilis.
The crossing takes 4h to Gili Trawangan, 4h45 to Gili Meno and 5h15 to Gili Air.
In the afternoon, the boat will return from Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno and Gili Air to Serangan. It will stop en route at Bangsal, Padang Bai, Lembongan and Penida.
It takes about 5h15 to travel from Gili Trawangan to Serangan, 4h45 to travel from Gili Meno to Serangan and 4h15 from Gili Air to Serangan.
Hotel transfers can be added to your booking during the booking process. Most of the main tourist regions are covered in Bali: Kuta, Legian, Seminyak, Kerobokan, Sanur, Denpasar, Canggu, Tanah Lot, Jimbaran, Nusa Dua, Uluwatu, Sawangan, Pecatu, Balangan, Kutuh Selatan, Ubud, Tegalalang, Pejeng, Candidasa, Sidement, Amed, Tulamben, Kintamani, Lovina, Pemuteran, Medewi, Bedugul.
Once you booked, the boat company will send you your pick-up time.
A new addition to the Eka Jaya fleet, this impressive 210-seat vessel is by far the largest and most powerful fast boat currently servicing the Gili Islands and Lombok from Bali. The extensive roof deck with outdoor seating, onboard entertainment and Bintang beer sold by friendly staff, coupled with the immensely powerful waterjet engines generating some of the best speeds of any boat make for an enjoyable and fast ride from Padang Bai to the Gili Islands.
Length: 35.00 m
Width: 5.50 m
Engines: 4 X VOLVO D16 750 HP (Waterjets)
Speed: +35 knots
Capacity: 210 passengers
Navigation: Compas 3", GPS Samyung N700, Radar Samyung SMR-3700 color radar, Echo Sounder Furano
Comms: 1 unit Radio Marine type IC M304 ICOM, FM Transceiver IC-2300H ICOM, 3 unit VHF Transceiver IC V80 ICOM
Safety Equip: 5 x 65 Persons capacity, Life Jackets Under Seats, Life buoy 6 units, CCTV Camera, First Aid Kit, Rocket Parachute Flares, Smoke Signal, Red hand flare, Bell fire alarm, Fire extinguisher 2 cylinders powder
Air Conditioner: 2 units 3HP
Toilet: 2 toilets
TV: x6 LED TV 32", DVD player
Extensive Roof Deck with outdoor seating
Eka Jaya has an insurance policy that insures up to US$50,000 per passenger.