How to travel from Kuta to Gili Trawangan, Indonesia

The distance between Kuta and Gili Trawangan is around 108km (67 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to take a ferry which takes around 2h 30m.

4 routes found

We've found 4 different ways to get from Kuta to Gili Trawangan by bus, ferry, plane and taxi. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

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Ferry

Take a ferry to Nusa Penida and then to Gili Trawangan.

  • Duration2h 30m
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    IDR 793,830($53)
Operated by

Multiple ferry operators

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Plane, Taxi and Ferry

Fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Lombok (LOP) then take a taxi to Teluk Kode then take a ferry to Gili Trawangan.

  • Duration2h 40m
  • Flight time40min
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,273,125($85)
Operated by

Multiple operators

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Kuta and Gili Trawangan

There are several options for getting from Kuta to Gili Trawangan by bus, ferry, plane and taxi. The cheapest option is to take a ferry which costs around IDR 644,050 ($43) and will take around 4h 20m. If you need to get there more quickly, you can take a ferry and arrive in approximately 2h 30m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 793,830 ($53).

The distance between Kuta and Gili Trawangan is around 108km (67 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 104km (64 miles)

It takes around 3hrs to get from Kuta and Gili Trawangan by bus and ferry.

The quickest way to get from Kuta to Gili Trawangan is to take a ferry which takes around 2h 30m and will set you back approx IDR 793,830 ($53).

The cheapest way to travel between Kuta and Gili Trawangan is to take a ferry which will typically cost around IDR 644,050 ($43) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Kuta and Gili Trawangan. We recommend that you take a ferry to Nusa Penida and then to Gili Trawangan. instead which will take 2h 30m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Kuta and Gili Trawangan. We recommend that you take a ferry to Nusa Penida and then to Gili Trawangan. instead which will take 2h 30m.

Ferry/Boat travel

Yes there is a ferry service that runs between Kuta and Gili Trawangan. The ferry typically takes around 2h 30m and departs once daily.

Idola Express, Tanis Lembongan Express, Maruti Group Fast Boat, The Angkal Fastboat, Crown Fast Cruise, Gili Getaway and Scoot Cruise run the ferry services between Kuta and Gili Trawangan. Ferries run once daily and take around 2h 30m on average but will vary depending on conditions and travel date.

Flights and Airlines

It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Kuta to Gili Trawangan. We recommend that you fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Lombok (LOP) then take a taxi to Teluk Kode then take a ferry to Gili Trawangan. instead which will take 2h 40m.

The closest major airport to Gili Trawangan is Zainuddin Abdul Madjid International Airport (LOP) (LOP) which is approximately 53km (33 miles) from Gili Trawangan. Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS) (DPS) and Sultan Muhammad Kaharuddin III Airport (SWQ) (SWQ) are also nearby and might be a better alternative airport depending on where you are flying from.

Drive yourself

No, its not really possible or feasible to drive from Kuta to Gili Trawangan. We recommend that you take the bus to Padang Bai then take a ferry to Gili Trawangan. instead which will take 3hrs.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Kuta to Gili Trawangan is to take the bus and then take a ferry which takes, on average, 3hrs and will usually cost around IDR 748,900 ($50).

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Compare travel optionsbetween Kuta and Gili Trawangan

Transport options from Kuta to Gili Trawangan
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Ferry + 2 similar
2h 30m
IDR 793,830($53)
once daily112km (70 miles)
Ferry to Gili Trawangan4h 20m
IDR 644,050($43)
once daily108km (67 miles)
Bus and Ferry3hrs
IDR 748,900($50)
once daily117km (73 miles)
Plane, Taxi and Ferry
2h 40m
IDR 1,273,125($85)
once daily202km (125 miles)

Top Carriersoperating between Kuta and Gili Trawangan

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Airports near Gili Trawangan

The following major airports near Gili Trawangan offer regular flights to various popular destinations within Indonesia and internationally.

LOP
Zainuddin Abdul Madjid International Airport (LOP)
International Airport
Distance
53km (33 miles) from Gili Trawangan
DPS
Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS)
International Airport
Distance
105km (65 miles) from Gili Trawangan
SWQ
Sultan Muhammad Kaharuddin III Airport (SWQ)
Domestic Airport
Distance
152km (95 miles) from Gili Trawangan