How to travel from Nusa Penida to Ubud, Indonesia

The distance between Nusa Penida and Ubud is around 62km (38 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to take a ferry and then take the bus which takes around 1h 30m.

3 routes found

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

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Ferry and Bus

Take a ferry to Sanur then take the bus to Ubud.

  • Duration1h 30m
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    IDR 269,605($18)
Operated by

Multiple operators

1 similiar route

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Ferry and Car

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

  • Duration2h 25m
  • Departstwice daily
  • Typical cost
    IDR 89,870($6)
Operated by

Multiple operators

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Nusa Penida and Ubud

There are several options for getting from Nusa Penida to Ubud by ferry, car and bus. The cheapest option is to take a ferry and then drive which costs around IDR 89,870 ($6) and will take around 2h 25m. If you need to get there more quickly, you can take a ferry and then take the bus and arrive in approximately 1h 30m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 269,605 ($18).

The distance between Nusa Penida and Ubud is around 62km (38 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 40km (25 miles)

It takes around 2h 25m to get from Nusa Penida and Ubud by ferry and car.

The quickest way to get from Nusa Penida to Ubud is to take a ferry and then take the bus which takes around 1h 30m and will set you back approx IDR 269,605 ($18).

The cheapest way to travel between Nusa Penida and Ubud is to take a ferry and then drive which will typically cost around IDR 89,870 ($6) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Nusa Penida and Ubud. We recommend that you take a ferry to Sanur then take the bus to Ubud. instead which will take 1h 30m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Nusa Penida and Ubud. We recommend that you take a ferry to Sanur then take the bus to Ubud. instead which will take 1h 30m.

Flights and Airlines

It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Nusa Penida to Ubud. We recommend that you take a ferry to Padang Bai Bali then drive to Ubud. instead which will take 2h 25m.

The closest major airport to Ubud is Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS) (DPS) which is approximately 29km (18 miles) from Ubud. 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 Ubud. We recommend that you take a ferry to Padang Bai Bali then drive to Ubud. instead which will take 2h 25m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Nusa Penida to Ubud is to take a ferry and then drive which takes, on average, 2h 25m and will usually cost around IDR 89,870 ($6).

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Transport options from Nusa Penida to Ubud
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Ferry and Bus + 1 similar
1h 30m
IDR 269,605($18)
once daily62km (39 miles)
Ferry to Sanur, Bus1h 45m
IDR 359,470($24)
every 20 mins62km (38 miles)
Ferry and Car
2h 25m
IDR 89,870($6)
twice daily62km (38 miles)

Top Carriersoperating between Nusa Penida and Ubud

Ferry operators

Bus companies

Airports near Ubud

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

DPS
Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS)
International Airport
Distance
29km (18 miles) from Ubud
BWX
Blimbingsari Airport (BWX)
Domestic Airport
Distance
104km (64 miles) from Ubud
LOP
Zainuddin Abdul Madjid International Airport (LOP)
International Airport
Distance
115km (71 miles) from Ubud