How to travel from Nusa Penida to Legian, Indonesia

The distance between Nusa Penida and Legian is around 55km (34 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to take a ferry and then drive which takes around 59min.

5 routes found

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

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

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Ferry to Sanur, Bus

Take a ferry to Sanur then take the bus to Bali Mandira Resort.

  • Duration2h 55m
  • Departsevery 20 mins
  • Typical cost
    IDR 419,385($28)
Operated by

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Ferry and Car

Take a ferry to Sanur then drive to Legian.

  • Duration59min
  • Departsevery 20 mins
  • Typical cost
    IDR 119,825($8)
Operated by

Multiple operators

1 similiar route

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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Nusa Penida and Legian

There are several options for getting from Nusa Penida to Legian by ferry, car, 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 35m. If you need to get there more quickly, you can take a ferry and then drive and arrive in approximately 59min, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 119,825 ($8).

The distance between Nusa Penida and Legian is around 55km (34 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 40km (25 miles)

It takes around 59min to get from Nusa Penida and Legian by ferry and car.

The quickest way to get from Nusa Penida to Legian is to take a ferry and then drive which takes around 59min and will set you back approx IDR 119,825 ($8).

The cheapest way to travel between Nusa Penida and Legian 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 Legian. We recommend that you take a ferry to Sanur then drive to Legian. instead which will take 59min.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Nusa Penida and Legian. We recommend that you take a ferry to Sanur then drive to Legian. instead which will take 59min.

Flights and Airlines

It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Nusa Penida to Legian. We recommend that you take a ferry to Sanur then drive to Legian. instead which will take 59min.

The closest major airport to Legian is Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS) (DPS) which is approximately 5km (3 miles) from Legian. 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 Legian. We recommend that you take a ferry to Sanur then drive to Legian. instead which will take 59min.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Nusa Penida to Legian is to take a ferry and then drive which takes, on average, 59min and will usually cost around IDR 119,825 ($8).

How do I get from Nusa Penida to Legian

Compare travel optionsbetween Nusa Penida and Legian

Transport options from Nusa Penida to Legian
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Ferry to Sanur, Bus + 2 similar
2h 55m
IDR 419,385($28)
every 20 mins74km (46 miles)
Ferry and Bus2h 55m
IDR 389,425($26)
every 20 mins76km (47 miles)
Taxi, Ferry and Bus1h 30m
IDR 389,425($26)
every 20 mins60km (37 miles)
Ferry and Car + 1 similar
59min
IDR 119,825($8)
every 20 mins55km (34 miles)
Ferry to Padang Bai, Bali, Drive2h 35m
IDR 104,845($7)
twice daily78km (48 miles)

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Airports near Legian

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

DPS
Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS)
International Airport
Distance
5km (3 miles) from Legian
BWX
Blimbingsari Airport (BWX)
Domestic Airport
Distance
101km (63 miles) from Legian
LOP
Zainuddin Abdul Madjid International Airport (LOP)
International Airport
Distance
122km (76 miles) from Legian