How to travel from Nusa Lembongan to Bima, Indonesia

The distance between Nusa Lembongan and Bima is around 420km (261 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to take a ferry and then fly which takes around 2h 30m.

3 routes found

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

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

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Ferry and Plane

Take a ferry to Sanur then fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Bima (BMU).

  • Duration2h 30m
  • Flight time1h 15m
  • Typical cost
    IDR 2,216,735($150)
Operated by

Multiple operators

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Ferry

Take a ferry to Padang Bai then Lembar Lombok and then to Pelabuhan Bima.

  • Duration24h 30m
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    IDR 479,295($32)
Operated by

Multiple ferry operators

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Nusa Lembongan and Bima

There are several options for getting from Nusa Lembongan to Bima by ferry, plane and bus. The cheapest option is to take a ferry which costs around IDR 479,295 ($32) and will take around 24h 30m. If you need to get there more quickly, you can take a ferry and then fly and arrive in approximately 2h 30m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 2,216,735 ($150).

The distance between Nusa Lembongan and Bima is around 420km (261 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 354km (220 miles)

It takes around 24h 30m to get from Nusa Lembongan and Bima by ferry.

The quickest way to get from Nusa Lembongan to Bima is to take a ferry and then fly which takes around 2h 30m and will set you back approx IDR 2,216,735 ($150).

The cheapest way to travel between Nusa Lembongan and Bima is to take a ferry which will typically cost around IDR 479,295 ($32) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Nusa Lembongan and Bima. We recommend that you take a ferry to Sanur then fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Bima (BMU). instead which will take 2h 30m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Nusa Lembongan and Bima. We recommend that you take a ferry to Sanur then fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Bima (BMU). instead which will take 2h 30m.

Ferry/Boat travel

Yes there is a ferry service that runs between Nusa Lembongan and Bima. The ferry typically takes around 24h 30m and departs once a week.

Semaya One, ASDP Indonesia Ferry and Pelni run the ferry services between Nusa Lembongan and Bima. Ferries run once a week and take around 24h 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 Nusa Lembongan to Bima. We recommend that you take a ferry to Sanur then fly from Ngurah Rai (DPS) to Bima (BMU). instead which will take 2h 30m.

The closest major airport to Bima is Sultan Muhammad Salahuddin Airport (BMU) (BMU) which is approximately 3km (2 miles) from Bima. Tambolaka Airport (TMC) (TMC) 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 Nusa Lembongan to Bima. We recommend that you take a ferry to Padang Bai then Lembar Lombok and then to Pelabuhan Bima. instead which will take 24h 30m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Nusa Lembongan to Bima is to take a ferry which takes, on average, 24h 30m and will usually cost around IDR 479,295 ($32).

How do I get from Nusa Lembongan to Bima

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Transport options from Nusa Lembongan to Bima
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Ferry and Plane + 1 similar
2h 30m
IDR 2,216,735($150)
once daily440km (274 miles)
Ferry, Bus and Plane5h 55m
IDR 3,399,995($225)
once daily420km (261 miles)
Ferry
24h 30m
IDR 479,295($32)
once a week468km (291 miles)

Top Carriersoperating between Nusa Lembongan and Bima

Ferry operators

Airlines

Airports near Bima

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

BMU
Sultan Muhammad Salahuddin Airport (BMU)
Domestic Airport
Distance
3km (2 miles) from Bima
TMC
Tambolaka Airport (TMC)
Domestic Airport
Distance
113km (70 miles) from Bima
LOP
Zainuddin Abdul Madjid International Airport (LOP)
International Airport
Distance
265km (164 miles) from Bima