How to travel from Nusa Penida to Lombok, Indonesia

The distance between Nusa Penida and Lombok is around 116km (72 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to take a ferry which takes around 2h 60m.

3 routes found

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

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

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Ferry and Bus

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

  • Duration3h 30m
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    IDR 823,790($55)
Operated by

Multiple operators

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Ferry

Take a ferry to Bangsal.

  • Duration2h 60m
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    IDR 614,095($41)
Operated by

Gili Getaway

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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Nusa Penida and Lombok

There are several options for getting from Nusa Penida to Lombok by ferry and bus. The cheapest option is to take a ferry which costs around IDR 149,780 ($10) and will take around 6h 10m. If you need to get there more quickly, you can take a ferry and arrive in approximately 2h 60m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 614,095 ($41).

The distance between Nusa Penida and Lombok is around 116km (72 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 92km (57 miles)

It takes around 2h 60m to get from Nusa Penida and Lombok by ferry.

The quickest way to get from Nusa Penida to Lombok is to take a ferry which takes around 2h 60m and will set you back approx IDR 614,095 ($41).

The cheapest way to travel between Nusa Penida and Lombok is to take a ferry which will typically cost around IDR 149,780 ($10) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Nusa Penida and Lombok. We recommend that you take a ferry to Bangsal. instead which will take 2h 60m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Nusa Penida and Lombok. We recommend that you take a ferry to Bangsal. instead which will take 2h 60m.

Ferry/Boat travel

Yes there is a ferry service that runs between Nusa Penida and Lombok. The ferry typically takes around 2h 60m and departs once daily.

Gili Getaway and ASDP Indonesia Ferry run the ferry services between Nusa Penida and Lombok. Ferries run once daily and take around 2h 60m 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 Penida to Lombok. We recommend that you take a ferry to Bangsal. instead which will take 2h 60m.

The closest major airport to Lombok is Zainuddin Abdul Madjid International Airport (LOP) (LOP) which is approximately 22km (14 miles) from Lombok. Sultan Muhammad Kaharuddin III Airport (SWQ) (SWQ) and Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS) (DPS) 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 Lombok. We recommend that you take a ferry to Bangsal. instead which will take 2h 60m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Nusa Penida to Lombok is to take a ferry which takes, on average, 2h 60m and will usually cost around IDR 614,095 ($41).

How do I get from Nusa Penida to Lombok

Compare travel optionsbetween Nusa Penida and Lombok

Transport options from Nusa Penida to Lombok
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Ferry and Bus
3h 30m
IDR 823,790($55)
once daily122km (76 miles)
Ferry + 1 similar
2h 60m
IDR 614,095($41)
once daily123km (76 miles)
Ferry via Padang Bai, Bali6h 10m
IDR 149,780($10)
twice daily116km (72 miles)

Top Carriersoperating between Nusa Penida and Lombok

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Airports near Lombok

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

LOP
Zainuddin Abdul Madjid International Airport (LOP)
International Airport
Distance
22km (14 miles) from Lombok
SWQ
Sultan Muhammad Kaharuddin III Airport (SWQ)
Domestic Airport
Distance
117km (72 miles) from Lombok
DPS
Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS)
International Airport
Distance
132km (82 miles) from Lombok