Bali to Lombok
How to travel from Bali to Lombok?
There are several ways to get from Bali to Lombok, depending on where on Bali you're staying you can go by fastboat, ferry or plane.
The quickest fast boat route from Bali departs from Padang Bai to Lombok. Padang Bai is located on the East of Bali and there are several companies providing a route from Padang Bai Harbour to Bangsal (or Senggigi), Lombok every day which only takes around 2-2,5 hours depending on the stops. This route is offered by Eka Jaya, Wahana and Golden Queen who also offer a free drop-off by car from Bangsal harbour to Senggigi.
Bali and Lombok are located right next to eachother making a domestic flight from Bali to Lombok a quick and easy option. A flight between Bali and Lombok takes approx. 25 minutes and from Lombok Airport you can simply book a private transfer via our sister website Gili-islandtransfers.com to most places in Lombok.
If you are staying in the South of Bali, you could depart with the island hopper from Serangan Harbor with Eka Jaya. The boat departs from Serangan and stops at Lembongan, Penida, Padang Bai, Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno, Gili Air and finally arrives at Bangsal in Lombok. This is best suited for for those who would like to spend a few days in Lembongan or Penida before continuing their journey.
- Another option from Padang Bai Harbour is the public slow ferry. The slow ferry travels from Padang Bai to Lembar (South of Lombok) and takes approx. 6 hours. This is a very cheap but uncomfortable and long trip, not worth the cost savings for most.
How to travel from Ubud to Lombok?
The quickest way from Ubud to Lombok is by departing from Padang Bai Harbour with Eka Jaya or Wahana. This trip takes around 2,5 hrs due to a quick stop at Gili T and Gili Air before heading over to Bangsal in Lombok. From Ubud to Padang Bai by car takes around 1-1,5 hrs depending on traffic and is often included in the ticket price from Ubud Central.
Lombok Airport Land Transfers
From Lombok Airport to Senggigi or elsewhere in Lombok
If you're flying into Lombok and would like to explore this beautiful island some more, we recommend booking your transfers from Lombok airport through our sister website Gili-islandtransfers.com. From Lombok Airport you can go to Senggigi, Mataram, Kuta, Selong Belanak, the Gili Islands, Bangsal Harbor, Sekotong and basically anywhere elso on the island!
We also offer activities on Lombok such as a Lombok sunset tour, a cultural tour of Lombok, a trekking tour with some amazing waterfalls, a surf and stay and a welbeing package!
Nusa Lembongan to Lombok
How to travel from Nusa Lembongan to Lombok?
There is a daily fast boat service from Nusa Lembongan to Lombok with Eka Jaya departing from the Eka Jaya floating pontoon between Nusa Lembongan and Penida. This island hopping service departs from South Bali via Nusa Lembongan/Penida, Padang Bai, Gili T, Gili Meno and Gili Air to Bangsal in Lombok. You can simply take this island hopper from Nusa Lembongan to Lombok via Nusa Lembongan/Peni by booking through our site or you could book your trip from Bali to Lombok including a (minimum) 1 night stay on Nusa Lembongan (or Penida). The trip from Nusa Lembongan to Lombok takes approx. 3,5 hours and a transfer to the Eka Jaya floating pontoon is included.
How to travel from Nusa Penida to Lombok?
The trip from Nusa Penida to Lombok with Eka Jaya can be done with their island hopper service. This service starts in Bali and sails via a couple of islands, including Nusa Penida, to Lombok in approx. 3,5 hours. You can simply book Nusa Penida to Lombok, or if you're starting on Bali you can book your island hopping trip from Bali with a (minimum) 1 night stay on Nusa Penida (or Lembongan) before heading over to Lombok. The trip from Nusa Penida sails via Padang Bai, Gili T, Gili Meno and Gili Air before arriving in Bangsal, Lombok.