How to travel from Seminyak to Gili Islands, Indonesia

The distance between Seminyak and Gili Islands is around 118km (73 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to take a taxi and then take a ferry which takes around 2h 30m.

2 routes found

We've found 2 different ways to get from Seminyak to Gili Islands by taxi, ferry and bus. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

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Taxi and Ferry

Take a taxi to Padang Bai then take a ferry to Gili Meno.

  • Duration2h 30m
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    IDR 1,183,260($79)
Operated by

Multiple operators

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Bus and Ferry

Take the bus to Padang Bai then take a ferry to Gili Meno.

  • Duration4hrs
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    IDR 778,855($52)
Operated by

Multiple operators

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Seminyak and Gili Islands

There are several options for getting from Seminyak to Gili Islands by taxi, ferry and bus. The cheapest option is to take the bus and then take a ferry which costs around IDR 778,855 ($52) and will take around 4hrs. If you need to get there more quickly, you can take a taxi and then take a ferry and arrive in approximately 2h 30m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately IDR 1,183,260 ($79).

The distance between Seminyak and Gili Islands is around 118km (73 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 103km (64 miles)

It takes around 2h 30m to get from Seminyak and Gili Islands by taxi and ferry.

The quickest way to get from Seminyak to Gili Islands is to take a taxi and then take a ferry which takes around 2h 30m and will set you back approx IDR 1,183,260 ($79).

The cheapest way to travel between Seminyak and Gili Islands is to take the bus and then take a ferry which will typically cost around IDR 778,855 ($52) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Seminyak and Gili Islands. We recommend that you take a taxi to Padang Bai then take a ferry to Gili Meno. instead which will take 2h 30m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Seminyak and Gili Islands. We recommend that you take a taxi to Padang Bai then take a ferry to Gili Meno. instead which will take 2h 30m.

Flights and Airlines

It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Seminyak to Gili Islands. We recommend that you take a taxi to Padang Bai then take a ferry to Gili Meno. instead which will take 2h 30m.

The closest major airport to Gili Islands is Zainuddin Abdul Madjid International Airport (LOP) (LOP) which is approximately 53km (33 miles) from Gili Islands. Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS) (DPS) and Sultan Muhammad Kaharuddin III Airport (SWQ) (SWQ) 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 Seminyak to Gili Islands. We recommend that you take a taxi to Padang Bai then take a ferry to Gili Meno. instead which will take 2h 30m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Seminyak to Gili Islands is to take a taxi and then take a ferry which takes, on average, 2h 30m and will usually cost around IDR 1,183,260 ($79).

How do I get from Seminyak to Gili Islands

Compare travel optionsbetween Seminyak and Gili Islands

Transport options from Seminyak to Gili Islands
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Taxi and Ferry
2h 30m
IDR 1,183,260($79)
once daily118km (73 miles)
Bus and Ferry
4hrs
IDR 778,855($52)
once daily126km (78 miles)

Top Carriersoperating between Seminyak and Gili Islands

Ferry operators

Bus companies

Airports near Gili Islands

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

LOP
Zainuddin Abdul Madjid International Airport (LOP)
International Airport
Distance
53km (33 miles) from Gili Islands
DPS
Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS)
International Airport
Distance
105km (65 miles) from Gili Islands
SWQ
Sultan Muhammad Kaharuddin III Airport (SWQ)
Domestic Airport
Distance
152km (95 miles) from Gili Islands