How to travel from Nusa Penida to Denpasar, Indonesia

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

3 routes found

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

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

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Taxi, Ferry and Bus

Take a taxi to Nusa Penida then take a ferry to Sanur then take the bus to Kuta and then to Havaianas Outlet.

  • Duration1h 60m
  • Departsevery 20 mins
  • Typical cost
    IDR 389,425($26)
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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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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Nusa Penida and Denpasar

There are several options for getting from Nusa Penida to Denpasar by car, ferry, taxi and bus. 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 Denpasar is around 47km (29 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 36km (22 miles)

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

The quickest way to get from Nusa Penida to Denpasar 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 Denpasar 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 Denpasar. 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 Denpasar. 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 Denpasar. We recommend that you drive to Nusa Penida then take a ferry to Sanur. instead which will take 52min.

The closest major airport to Denpasar is Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS) (DPS) which is approximately 12km (7 miles) from Denpasar. 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 Denpasar. 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 Denpasar 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 Denpasar

Compare travel optionsbetween Nusa Penida and Denpasar

Transport options from Nusa Penida to Denpasar
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Taxi, Ferry and Bus
1h 60m
IDR 389,425($26)
every 20 mins63km (39 miles)
Car and Ferry + 1 similar
52min
IDR 119,825($8)
every 20 mins47km (29 miles)
Ferry and Car2h 30m
IDR 104,845($7)
twice daily70km (44 miles)

Top Carriersoperating between Nusa Penida and Denpasar

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Airports near Denpasar

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

DPS
Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS)
International Airport
Distance
12km (7 miles) from Denpasar
BWX
Blimbingsari Airport (BWX)
Domestic Airport
Distance
104km (65 miles) from Denpasar
LOP
Zainuddin Abdul Madjid International Airport (LOP)
International Airport
Distance
117km (72 miles) from Denpasar