How to travel from Lombok to Nusa Lembongan, Indonesia

The distance between Lombok and Nusa Lembongan is around 111km (69 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to take a ferry which takes around 2h 20m.

3 routes found

We've found 3 different ways to get from Lombok to Nusa Lembongan by ferry and bus. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

👋 Also check out Nusa LembonganLombok if you're planning a return trip.

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Ferry

Take a ferry to Nusa Penida and then to Nusa Lembongan.

  • Duration2h 20m
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    IDR 134,800($9)
Operated by

Gili Getaway

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Bus and Ferry

Take the bus to Bangsal then take a ferry to Nusa Lembongan.

  • Duration3h 45m
  • Departstwice daily
  • Typical cost
    IDR 733,920($49)
Operated by

Multiple operators

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Bus to Bangsal, ferry

Take the bus to Bangsal then take a ferry to Nusa Penida and then to Nusa Lembongan.

  • Duration2h 50m
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    IDR 74,890($5)
Operated by

Multiple operators

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Lombok and Nusa Lembongan

There are several options for getting from Lombok to Nusa Lembongan by ferry and bus. The cheapest option is to take the bus and then take a ferry which costs around IDR 74,890 ($5) and will take around 2h 50m. If you need to get there more quickly, you can take a ferry and arrive in approximately 2h 20m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 134,800 ($9).

The distance between Lombok and Nusa Lembongan is around 111km (69 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 100km (62 miles)

It takes around 2h 20m to get from Lombok and Nusa Lembongan by ferry.

The quickest way to get from Lombok to Nusa Lembongan is to take a ferry which takes around 2h 20m and will set you back approx IDR 134,800 ($9).

The cheapest way to travel between Lombok and Nusa Lembongan is to take the bus and then take a ferry which will typically cost around IDR 74,890 ($5) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Lombok and Nusa Lembongan. We recommend that you take a ferry to Nusa Penida and then to Nusa Lembongan. instead which will take 2h 20m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Lombok and Nusa Lembongan. We recommend that you take a ferry to Nusa Penida and then to Nusa Lembongan. instead which will take 2h 20m.

Ferry/Boat travel

Yes there is a ferry service that runs between Lombok and Nusa Lembongan. The ferry typically takes around 2h 20m and departs once daily.

Gili Getaway run the ferry services between Lombok and Nusa Lembongan. Ferries run once daily and take around 2h 20m on average but will vary depending on conditions and travel date.

Flights and Airlines

It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Lombok to Nusa Lembongan. We recommend that you take a ferry to Nusa Penida and then to Nusa Lembongan. instead which will take 2h 20m.

The closest major airport to Nusa Lembongan is Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS) (DPS) which is approximately 33km (20 miles) from Nusa Lembongan. Zainuddin Abdul Madjid International Airport (LOP) (LOP) and Blimbingsari Airport (BWX) (BWX) 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 Lombok to Nusa Lembongan. We recommend that you take a ferry to Nusa Penida and then to Nusa Lembongan. instead which will take 2h 20m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Lombok to Nusa Lembongan is to take a ferry which takes, on average, 2h 20m and will usually cost around IDR 134,800 ($9).

How do I get from Lombok to Nusa Lembongan

Compare travel optionsbetween Lombok and Nusa Lembongan

Transport options from Lombok to Nusa Lembongan
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Ferry
2h 20m
IDR 134,800($9)
once daily111km (69 miles)
Bus and Ferry
3h 45m
IDR 733,920($49)
twice daily114km (71 miles)
Bus to Bangsal, ferry
2h 50m
IDR 74,890($5)
once daily112km (69 miles)

Top Carriersoperating between Lombok and Nusa Lembongan

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Airports near Nusa Lembongan

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

DPS
Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS)
International Airport
Distance
33km (20 miles) from Nusa Lembongan
LOP
Zainuddin Abdul Madjid International Airport (LOP)
International Airport
Distance
90km (56 miles) from Nusa Lembongan
BWX
Blimbingsari Airport (BWX)
Domestic Airport
Distance
129km (80 miles) from Nusa Lembongan