How to travel from Mataram to Uluwatu, Indonesia

The distance between Mataram and Uluwatu is around 159km (99 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 2h 10m.

5 routes found

We've found 5 different ways to get from Mataram to Uluwatu by ferry, bus and plane. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

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

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Fly

Fly from Lombok (LOP) to Ngurah Rai (DPS).

  • Duration2h 10m
  • Flight time40min
  • Typical cost
    IDR 718,940($48)
Operated by

Wings Air

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Bus and Ferry

Take the bus to Bangsal then take a ferry to Serangan.

  • Duration3h 45m
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,303,080($87)
Operated by

Multiple operators

2 similiar routes

We’ve grouped similar routes together, click the arrows to see the other options.

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Ferry

Take a ferry to Nusa Penida and then to Sanur.

  • Duration3hrs
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    IDR 239,645($16)
Operated by

Multiple ferry operators

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Mataram and Uluwatu

There are several options for getting from Mataram to Uluwatu by ferry, bus and plane. The cheapest option is to take a ferry which costs around IDR 239,645 ($16) and will take around 3hrs. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 2h 10m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 718,940 ($48).

The distance between Mataram and Uluwatu is around 159km (99 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 115km (72 miles)

It takes around 3hrs to get from Mataram and Uluwatu by ferry.

The quickest way to get from Mataram to Uluwatu is to fly which takes around 2h 10m and will set you back approx IDR 718,940 ($48).

The cheapest way to travel between Mataram and Uluwatu is to take a ferry which will typically cost around IDR 239,645 ($16) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Mataram and Uluwatu. We recommend that you fly from Lombok (LOP) to Ngurah Rai (DPS). instead which will take 2h 10m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Mataram and Uluwatu. We recommend that you fly from Lombok (LOP) to Ngurah Rai (DPS). instead which will take 2h 10m.

Ferry/Boat travel

Yes there is a ferry service that runs between Mataram and Uluwatu. The ferry typically takes around 3hrs and departs once daily.

Gili Getaway, Idola Express, Tanis Lembongan Express, Maruti Group Fast Boat, The Angkal Fastboat and Crown Fast Cruise run the ferry services between Mataram and Uluwatu. Ferries run once daily and take around 3hrs on average but will vary depending on conditions and travel date.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Mataram and Uluwatu. Flights depart from Lombok (LOP) and arrive at Ngurah Rai (DPS). The flight takes around 40min.

Yes there is a direct flight between Mataram and Uluwatu with no stop-overs required. Flights typically take around 40min.

Wings Air and Citilink Indonesia fly between Mataram and Uluwatu. Flights depart from Lombok (LOP) and and arrive into Ngurah Rai (DPS). These flights usually take around 40min.

The flight from Mataram to Uluwatu typically takes around 40min. Flights depart from Lombok (LOP) and and arrive into Ngurah Rai (DPS).

The closest major airport to Uluwatu is Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS) (DPS) which is approximately 13km (8 miles) from Uluwatu. 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

No, its not really possible or feasible to drive from Mataram to Uluwatu. We recommend that you take a ferry to Nusa Penida and then to Sanur. instead which will take 3hrs.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Mataram to Uluwatu is to take a ferry which takes, on average, 3hrs and will usually cost around IDR 239,645 ($16).

How do I get from Mataram to Uluwatu

Compare travel optionsbetween Mataram and Uluwatu

Transport options from Mataram to Uluwatu
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly
2h 10m
IDR 718,940($48)
hourly176km (109 miles)
Bus and Ferry + 2 similar
3h 45m
IDR 1,303,080($87)
once daily159km (99 miles)
Ferry and Bus5h 45m
IDR 1,093,390($73)
once daily171km (106 miles)
Ferry to Amed, Bus6h 50m
IDR 1,258,150($84)
once daily223km (139 miles)
Ferry
3hrs
IDR 239,645($16)
once daily163km (101 miles)

Top Carriersoperating between Mataram and Uluwatu

Ferry operators

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Bus companies

Airports near Uluwatu

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

DPS
Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS)
International Airport
Distance
13km (8 miles) from Uluwatu
BWX
Blimbingsari Airport (BWX)
Domestic Airport
Distance
100km (62 miles) from Uluwatu
LOP
Zainuddin Abdul Madjid International Airport (LOP)
International Airport
Distance
131km (81 miles) from Uluwatu