How to get to Gili Trawangan from Lombok or Bali

The answer to the question “How to get to Gili Trawangan?” is multiple. The answer depends on the kind of trip you plan to do. Gili may be a few days’ stop during your trip to Indonesia. Or just a one day trip to Gili Trawangan if you are staying in Lombok.

Sky view of Gili islands
Sky view of Gili islands

Getting to Gili Trawangan

The two international airports are close to Gili Trawangan in Indonesia are Bali and Lombok.

Map Bali Lombok How to get to Gili Trawangan
Map Bali Lombok

Getting to Gili Trawangan from Bali

Bali Airport is located in Denpasar. If you are coming from Bali, it is ideal to spend some days to visit the island. Then detour to Gili Trawangan for a few days.
Fast boat services from Bali to Gili Trawangan are available daily. The fast boat company picks you up from your hotel in Bali, takes you to the port and then drops you on Gili Trawangan.
The boat trip takes around one and a half to two hours depending on the port of departure, number of stops in Gilis depending on the fast boat company and the conditions of the sea.

Once on Gili Trawangan, you just have to take the main street to the south (sea on your left). After walking for 10 minutes, you arrive at Vila Ombak Hotel. Another option is to take a cidomo or horse cart.

Departure from Gili Trawangan to Bali is the same. However, depending in your flight, you may have to spend a night in Bali.

For more informations and/ or if you want our special offers with a boat company, you can write us an email.

Gili Trawangan beach with swing, How to get to Gili Trawangan
Gili Trawangan beach with swing

Getting to Gili Trawangan from Lombok

Lombok Airport is located in Mataram. Transfer services from Lombok airport to Gili Trawangan are available 24hours. The car trip from airport to harbor takes around two to two and half hours, followed by ten to fifteen minutes speed boat transfer from harbour to Gili Trawangan. The speed boat will drop you at the pier of Vila Ombak Hotel at the beach front.

A day trip to Gili Trawangan

For example, if you are staying in Senggigi, in the north of Lombok. We can arrange a day trip to Gili Trawangan.
The departure from your hotel is at 6:30 – 7:00am ​​depending on the location. At 7:30am, our staffs will welcome you on board our boat and arrive Gili Trawangan on the beach near our dive center at 8:00am.

For a day trip, diving/snorkeling activities are done in the morning and the afternoon is free and easy until 4:00pm for departure to Lombok with our staffs.

How to get to Gili Trawangan Hawksbill sea turtle Gili Meno
Hawksbill sea turtle Gili Meno
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