Kuda Hitam Express
Kuda Hitam Express

Kuda Hitam Express is the longest established reliable service in northern Bali, operating from Amed and boasting one of the quickest trips from Bali to Gili Trawangan with a total crossing time under 1hr.  Free hotel transfers are included from Tulamben, Tirtagangga and Amed. Also stopping in Gili Air and Lombok.

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1. Kuda Hitam Express fast boat
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Kuda Hitam Amed to Gili

IMPORTANT: During low season (late 2018 and early 2019), Kuda Hitam may occasionally transfer passengers to Freebird Express depending on numbers. This may be a last minute change without enough time for prior communication,  however please be assured that the alternative service will be of high quality and the schedule and pickup/drop off will be otherwise the same. For boat details see our sister site Gilibookings.com.

Kuda Hitam Express fast boat are the longest established operator from Amed in Bali. They have been servicing the route from north Bali to the Gili Islands and Lombok reliably for nearly a decade.

Note: Amed is approx a 3-4 hour drive from the main tourist area of Kuta and Seminyak making this a far more suitable departure point for anyone planning on staying in the Tulamben or Amed region.

They provide free pick-up and return to your hotel or villa from Tulamben, Tirtagangga and Amed.  If you are staying in North Bali then Amed is the best departure point for heading to the Gilis.

Kuda Hitam route map

To check availability, prices and make a booking please use the search box at the top of this page. You will receive immediate etickets and the boat company will send you a seperate confirmation confirming your trip details and the pickup time from your hotel. For more information click on the map or boat info button above.

Please note due to operational reasons, sometimes the Pacha fast boat is used as a replacement vessel for Kuda Hitam. This is to ensure proper maintanance standards are met. Therefore, you may travel on either of these boats. You should be informed of this prior to departure by Kuda Hitam management.

Kuda Hitam Express 2 fast boat Amed

Cancellation & Amendment Policy

Kuda Hitam Express operate the following cancellations and refund policy: The full ticket price will be charged for any cancellation less than 48 hours prior to boat departure. Within a week, but outside 48hrs, 50% will be charged. For cancellations up to a week prior to departure, a full refund is allowed.

In cases of unexpected illness etc., exceptions can be considered if doctor's notes/other proof can be provided. Contact Kuda Hitam with the details found on your e-tickets. If you wish to change your travel dates, you can do so for free (subject to availability), up to 48hrs prior to departure. If you need to change your boat route or company entirely, please contact us direct for assistance, bearing in mind the above mentioned refund policy.



Amed to Gili with Kuda Hitam