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Getting To Lombok From Bali
West Nusa Tenggara province consists of Lombok and Sumbawa island is a province of the main constituents of the Small Sunda Islands. Neighboring with Bali Island that lies to the west of Lombok a gate to another paradise island. Separated by the Lombok Strait it takes 5 hours by the ship. Lombok has a 3 of very famous smaller islands called the Three Gilis. for Bali and Lombok tourism is one of the biggest income earners. Bali-Lombok region has different hot spots in the region of travelers visit. Bali was known by the offer and better and luxurious transport systems, While Lombok has the most spacious area to enjoy and more privacy.
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Bali-Lombok-Gili Islands is mostly travelers visit on sea and air. By air, travelers can go to Lombok International Airport which lies on the southwestern part of the city of Lombok. The international-class operational airport within the region can hold a lot of air traffic from another island or direct flight from Singapore or Kuala Lumpur. In Bali, the Ngurah Rai International Airport which located near Jimbaran in the southern part of the island which offers air travel to a number of local and international destinations. Daily flights are available from Bali and Lombok. You can check the app online so you can choose a wide variety of airlines services in the spot.
Alternatively, Lombok from Bali can reach through sea transport that is easy to access. via public ferries is The cheapest. Drive to Padang Bai on the eastern part of Bali to Lembar on the western part of Lombok at 2-hours intervals with a 24-hours transport system, carrying goods, passengers, and vehicles. You can go by midnight since the ferries are quite basic and slow, it takes between 4-5 hours per trip.
What about Fast boats? Yes, there is another option sea transport and operate along Bali to Lombok to Gili Islands. Serangan Harbour and Benoa Harbour in South Bali, and Padang Bai Harbour in East Bali are the ports for embarking passenger from Bali to Lombok or Gili. Those fast boats are commonly used by the traveler, making transportation very safe and efficient, by the equipped safety standard equipment. The cost will be very different if you compare with ferries and air transport. However, you will reach Lombok and the Gilis within 2 hours by fast boat, 20 minutes by air and 5 hours by ferries.
Here The Schedule of Fast Boat
|Idr. 400.000||Serangan/Lembongan (Bali)||Gili Trawangan / Gili Air / Bangsal||08:45|
|Idr 400.000||Lembongan||Gili Trawangan / Gili Air / Bangsal||09:45|
|Idr. 400.000||Gili Trawangan||Lembongan / Serangan (Bali)||12:00|
|Idr. 400.000||Gili Air||Lembongan / Serangan (Bali)||12:30|
|Idr 400.000||Bangsal (Lombok)||Lembongan /Serangan (Bali)||08:00|
|Idr. 350.000||Padang Bai (Bali)||Gili Trawangan / Gili Air / Bangsal||09:30|
|Idr. 350.000||Padang Bai (Bali)||Gili Trawangan / Gili Air / Bangsal||13:30|
|Idr. 350.000||Gili Trawangan / Gili Air / Bangsal||Padang Bai (Bali)||11:00|
|Idr. 350.000||Gili Trawangan / Gili Air / Bangsal||Padang Bali (Bali)||14:30|
Bali, Lombok, and Gili islands are the famous island and have much to offer. Each transport option should be chosen based on travelers budget. Lately, Fast boats have become popular among traveler, since they can do sunbathing and enjoy the sea vibe. Take a sunbath on the boat during the trip and get the chance to see swimming dolphins as a bonus.
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