Its easy to get to Lombok from Bali – the flight time is only around 30 minutes and fares start from around Rp350,000 (approx. US$35) one way. Buy tickets direct from the airline counters at the domestic airports, or contact local travel agents in both Bali and Lombok.
Lombok international airport (or Bandara International Lombok, commonly abbreviated to BIL, and using the IATA code LOP) is the only airport in Lombok.
The airport is close to Praya (Central Lombok): approximately 40km south of the city of Mataram, and around 1.5 hrs drive from Senggigi, and 25 minutes from Kuta.
Airport departure tax is Rp45,000 for domestic departures (Rp75,000 from Bali) and Rp150,000 for international departures (Rp2000,000 from Bali)
BALI TO LOMBOK BY AIR
In Lombok, all flights depart and arrive in Lombok International Airport. In Bali flight arrive and depart at Ngurah Rai (Denpasar) Domestic Airport.
Garuda Airlines has direct flights between Lombok and Bali every day. Call centre: 0 8041 807 807, Sales Office: +62 370 642 303 / 649999
Wings Air / Lion Air also operate daily flights between Lombok and Bali. The companies code-share, so you may purchase a Lion Air ticket and find yourself on a Wings Air flight. Lombok Call Centre: +62 80 4177 8899 Bali Call Centre: +62 361 765 132
Lombok International Airport (LOP) has full Visa on Arrival (VOA) facilities, with fast and efficient visa processing. A 30-day Tourist VOA costs US$35. Phone: +62 370 622 987
Silk Air (a subsidiary of Singapore Airlines) flies direct between Lombok and Singapore, five times per week (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday). Lombok phone: +62 370 628 254 / 628 255
Air Asia operates direct flights between Lombok and two destinations in Malaysia, with many international connections available. Flights between Lombok and Kuala Lumpur operate every day, and between Lombok and Johor Bahru three times per week.
Garuda Airlines flies between Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia and Lombok every day, with a short stopover in Jakarta. International connections from around the world are available via Jakarta. Call Centre: 08041 807 807 Airport: +62 370 649100
European connections are easy via Jakarta (the capital city of Java), Bali and other capital cities such as Jogjakarta, Surabaya and Makassar. Direct flights from Jakarta to Lombok are available every day and are usually times to connect with European flights.
Lombok is easily accessible from Jakarta, Bali, Jogjakarta, Surabaya and Makassar and is an important connection for travel to the eastern islands, in particular the islands of Sumbawa, Komodo and Flores.
Garuda Indonesia / Citilink have direct flights daily between Lombok and Bali, Surabaya, Makassar and Jakarta. Call centre: 08041 807 807 Sales office: +62 370 642303 / 649999 Airport: +62 370 649 100
Lion Air / Wings Air has daily flights between Lombok, Bali, Jakarta and Surabaya. Phone: +62 370 662744 / 642180
Batik Air flies direct between Lombok and Jakarta, with two flights every day.
BALI TO LOMBOK BY SEA
Padang bali Harbour (Bali) provides the sea link between mainland Bali and Lombok. Lembar Harbour (Lombok) is on the southwest coast, approx. 1 hour south of Senggigi, Lombok. Arrange your own transport and buy tickets direct from the harbours, or use a reputable tour company to provide a transfer service.
Public Ferries depart every hour for the sea voyage between Padang bali Harbour (Bali) and Lumbar Harbour (Lombok). The crossing between islands costs Rp40,000 per person and takes approx. 4 to 5 hours. Lumbar Harbour Phone: +62 370 681 209 Padang Bai Harbour Phone: +62 363 41849 / 41840
There are quite a few speedboats frequenting the route Bali-Lombok, most convenient for diving South Lombok are the Scoot Cruise as well as the Marina Srikandi. They can be booked directly through our booking staff, online with the speedboat operators, or at one of the many tourist info counters offering transfers.
Scoot route: Sanur > Nusa Lembongan> Gili Trawangan > Senggigi
Price from US$45pp per way for Sanur-Senggigi
The full trip from Sanur to Senggigi takes about 4 hours with short stops in Nusa Lembongan and Gili Trawangan.
The trip from Nusa Lembongan to Senggigi takes about 2.5 – 3 hours with a stop in Gili Trawangan.
Marina Srikandi route: Padang Bai > Gili Trawangan > Senggigi
Price from US$28pp per way for Padang Bai-Senggigi
Both these services offer a pick up service from hotels in the south of Bali to Padang Bai.
These prices are indicative only, please contact us for current prices.
Blue Water Express has services between Bali and mainland Lombok, with convenient departures from two different locations in Bali – Serangan (near Benoa Harbour) and Padang Bai Harbour – every day.
Fares include air conditioned hotel transfers in Bali. Phone: +62 361 895 1111 / +62 813 3841 8988
Gili Gateway also connects Bali and mainland Lombok with daily transfers from Serangan Harbour, Bali. Fares include air conditioned hotel transfers to main points in Bali. Phone: +62 819 1673 3051 / +62 813 3707 4147