How to travel from Nusa Penida to Bali, Indonesia

The distance between Nusa Penida and Bali is around 47km (29 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to drive and then take a ferry which takes around 52min.

2 routes found

We've found 2 different ways to get from Nusa Penida to Bali by car and ferry. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

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Car and Ferry

Drive to Nusa Penida then take a ferry to Sanur.

  • Duration52min
  • Departsevery 20 mins
  • Typical cost
    IDR 119,825($8)
Operated by

Multiple operators

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Ferry and Car

Take a ferry to Padang Bai Bali then drive to Denpasar.

  • Duration2h 30m
  • Departstwice daily
  • Typical cost
    IDR 104,845($7)
Operated by

Multiple operators

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Nusa Penida and Bali

There are several options for getting from Nusa Penida to Bali by car and ferry. The cheapest option is to take a ferry and then drive which costs around IDR 104,845 ($7) and will take around 2h 30m. If you need to get there more quickly, you can drive and then take a ferry and arrive in approximately 52min, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 119,825 ($8).

The distance between Nusa Penida and Bali is around 47km (29 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 67km (42 miles)

It takes around 52min to get from Nusa Penida and Bali by car and ferry.

The quickest way to get from Nusa Penida to Bali is to drive and then take a ferry which takes around 52min and will set you back approx IDR 119,825 ($8).

The cheapest way to travel between Nusa Penida and Bali is to take a ferry and then drive which will typically cost around IDR 104,845 ($7) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Nusa Penida and Bali. We recommend that you drive to Nusa Penida then take a ferry to Sanur. instead which will take 52min.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Nusa Penida and Bali. We recommend that you drive to Nusa Penida then take a ferry to Sanur. instead which will take 52min.

Flights and Airlines

It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Nusa Penida to Bali. We recommend that you drive to Nusa Penida then take a ferry to Sanur. instead which will take 52min.

The closest major airport to Bali is Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS) (DPS) which is approximately 47km (29 miles) from Bali. 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 Nusa Penida to Bali. We recommend that you drive to Nusa Penida then take a ferry to Sanur. instead which will take 52min.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Nusa Penida to Bali is to drive and then take a ferry which takes, on average, 52min and will usually cost around IDR 119,825 ($8).

How do I get from Nusa Penida to Bali

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Transport options from Nusa Penida to Bali
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Car and Ferry
52min
IDR 119,825($8)
every 20 mins47km (29 miles)
Ferry and Car
2h 30m
IDR 104,845($7)
twice daily70km (44 miles)

Top Carriersoperating between Nusa Penida and Bali

Ferry operators

Airports near Bali

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

DPS
Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS)
International Airport
Distance
47km (29 miles) from Bali
BWX
Blimbingsari Airport (BWX)
Domestic Airport
Distance
83km (51 miles) from Bali
LOP
Zainuddin Abdul Madjid International Airport (LOP)
International Airport
Distance
139km (86 miles) from Bali