How to travel from Kuta to Ubud, Indonesia

The distance between Kuta and Ubud is around 32km (20 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to take a taxi which takes around 30min.

3 routes found

We've found 3 different ways to get from Kuta to Ubud by bus, taxi and car. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

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💰 Cheapest
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bus
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Bus

Take the bus to Ubud.

  • Duration57min
  • Departsevery 4 hours
Operated by

Perama Tour

+ 1 others
🚀 Fastest
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taxi
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Taxi

Take a taxi to Ubud.

  • Duration30min
  • Departson demand
  • Typical cost
    IDR 374,450($25)
Operated by

Ngurah Rai Airport Taxi

+ 2 others
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car
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Drive

Drive to Ubud.

  • Duration30min
  • Distance32km (20 miles)
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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Kuta and Ubud

There are several options for getting from Kuta to Ubud by bus, taxi and car. The cheapest option is to take the bus which costs around and will take around 57min. If you need to get there more quickly, you can take a taxi and arrive in approximately 30min, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 374,450 ($25).

The distance between Kuta and Ubud is around 32km (20 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 26km (16 miles)

It takes around 57min to get from Kuta and Ubud by bus. If you are travelling by car it will take around 30min to drive there.

The quickest way to get from Kuta to Ubud is to take a taxi which takes around 30min and will set you back approx IDR 374,450 ($25).

The cheapest way to travel between Kuta and Ubud, if you exclude driving, is to take the bus which will typically cost around for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Kuta and Ubud. We recommend that you take a taxi to Ubud. instead which will take 30min.

Bus travel

Yes there is a bus that runs regularly from Kuta and Ubud. It typically takes around 57min and departs once daily.

Yes there is a direct bus service that runs between Kuta and Ubud with no changeovers required. The bus runs once daily and takes 57min.

Perama Tour run regular bus services between Kuta and Ubud. Buses run once daily and take around 57min on average but will vary depending on you book with.

Flights and Airlines

It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Kuta to Ubud. We recommend that you take the bus to Ubud. instead which will take 57min.

The closest major airport to Ubud is Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS) (DPS) which is approximately 29km (18 miles) from Ubud. Blimbingsari Airport (BWX) (BWX) and Zainuddin Abdul Madjid International Airport (LOP) (LOP) are also nearby and might be a better alternative airport depending on where you are flying from.

Drive yourself

Yes it is possible to drive from Kuta and Ubud. The distance is around 32km (20 miles) by road and it will take around 30min in normal traffic conditons.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Kuta to Ubud is to take the bus which takes, on average, 57min and will usually cost around .

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Transport options from Kuta to Ubud
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Bus
57min
every 4 hours35km (22 miles)
Taxi
30min
IDR 374,450($25)
on demand32km (20 miles)
Drive
30min
IDR 29,955($2)
on demand32km (20 miles)

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Airports near Ubud

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

DPS
Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS)
International Airport
Distance
29km (18 miles) from Ubud
BWX
Blimbingsari Airport (BWX)
Domestic Airport
Distance
104km (64 miles) from Ubud
LOP
Zainuddin Abdul Madjid International Airport (LOP)
International Airport
Distance
115km (71 miles) from Ubud