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Your perfect trip to the Gili Islands is recommended by The Lonely Planet as being a quick and easy place to book your fast boat tickets from Bali to the Gilis Islands, Lombok, Gili Gede, Nusa Penida and Nusa Lembongan. We are the first and most trusted online service for the region, having issued over a million tickets since 2011. You can now also Book Activities to stay entertained while visiting the region, choose from a selection of watersports, tours and much more.

Gilibookings is a unique online booking system where you can check live seat availability, make immediate confirmed bookings, and receive e-tickets straight away for your fast boat tickets and/or activities. Our Discount Vouchers will save you €€€. Simply use the search box above and the results will show you which boats have seats available and will suit your budget.

Fast boat routes between Bali and the Gili Islands and the surrounding region

For fast boat tickets and Activities payment can be made using your credit card or your PayPal account, some local payment methods are also available. TIP: Check out the most common FAQ.

At Gilibookings we only work together with the leading fast boat companies operating speed boats and fast ferries between Bali, Lombok, Lembongan, Penida and the Gili Islands. (Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno and Gili Air), as well as Gili Gede in South Lombok. For more information about the fast boat companies we recomend you check our pages for the relevant route you want to book, Bali to Gili Trawangan, Bali to Gili Air, Amed to Gili, Bali to Lombok, Bali to Lembongan, Bali to Penida or other routes. Booking a trip from Bali to Gili Trawangan has never been easier, check some useful information when booking a fast boat to gili.

For the latest regional tips and Gili islands news, check out our Gili Islands Blog.

Gili Trawangan beach to Bali

Bali to Gili Trawangan

The 2020 Coronavirus pandemic has had a massive effect on tourism in the region, and specifically the fast boat operators between Bali and the Gili Islands, many of which had to temporarily suspend or reduce services. To check fast boat ticket availability and the most up to date schedules just use the search box above. There are a variety of direct fast boat services from Bali to Gili Trawangan, most will also stop at Gili Air and Bangsal harbour on the main island of Lombok, and some go via Nusa Penida and Nusa Lembongan. Daily services depart from Serangan Harbour and Sanur beach in South Bali, from Padang Bai in the East of Bali, and from Amed* in the north east. 

*Note: Amed port is closed until further notice, book your trip via Padang Bai.

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Reliable services from Serangan harbour in Bali to the Gili Islands is available with Blue Water Express and Gili Getaway, offering one of the fastest fast boat services available. Eka Jaya fast boat, Blue Water Express and Gili Gili Fast boat operate out of Padang Bai and stop at Gili Trawangan, Gili Air and Lombok. Freebird Express is the perfect fast boat for anyone departing from or going to Amed or northeast Bali, but as Amed harbour is temporarily closed they are currently operating out of Padang Bai.

WARNING: Always make sure that the ticket you are buying is actually for the boat company that you want to travel with. There are unfortunately a number of websites that run a scam that involves selling tickets to customers on one of the reputable boat companies, but when they arrive at the harbour they discover that they are booked with one of the less reliable boat companies. The usual excuse is that the boat company the customers thought they were going to travel on was full or had a technical problem.

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This scam occurs with local agents as well as with some online ticketing websites. If you are just looking for cheap reliable tickets, head over to our sister site for our best of budget carriers.

Please be aware that Gilibookings and her sister site are the only online booking portal that work directly with the boat companies, who themselves maintain the live seat availability. Therefore the boat company you book is guaranteed to be the boat carrier that you will travel with. We have also just launched a new global ferry booking platform where you can book your ferry from Bali to the Gili Islands

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Fast boat to Gili Trawangan

The fast boats currently servicing the Bali to Lombok, Bali to Gili Trawangan and Bali to Lembongan routes are a mix of medium to large high speed craft, most have have outboard engines.

Crew training, operational standards and safety equipment are of a mixed standard and all current services may be well below the normal expectations of many foreigners. Gilibookings, however, only works with fast boat companies that have a proven track record, offer a quality service and have all the required safety features on board their boats. Book through us for the fastest, safest and best priced services between Bali, Lombok, Lembongan and the Gili Islands.

Gili Trawangan

Gili Hotel

Gili Trawangan is the busiest and most developed of the three Gili Islands, and as a result you will find the best selection of hotels, villas and restaurants on Gili Trawangan. If you are looking for a Gili hotel or villa then all you need to do is select your destination and your preferred hotel budget and you will be able to see our recommendations of hotels and villas. Once you see the hotels just click on more Info and you will be taken to either or Agoda where you can check the availablility and rates. These sites also offer lowest price guarantees. The busiest part of Gili Trawangan is the east side. On Gili Trawangan head south for the best night life, bars and restaurants, go north for the best beach and snorkelling area. Hotels, villas and homestays are located all around Gili Trawangan and you are never really more than 15 minutes by bike from anywhere as the island is so small. is the most trusted online ticketing provider for fast boats from Bali to the Gili Islands. Established in 2011, we were the first place to offer immediate online e-tickets and have served over half a million happy customers since.

When you make a fast boat reservation on Gilibookings you will be able to select a variety of discount vouchers that will make you some great savings. These discounts are applicable to each member of your group and are for a variety of activities as well as bars & restaurants. Our diving partners are the leading operators in their respective regions. We appreciate that not everyone is a diver so that is why we are offering some diving specials that require no previous experience, such as introduction dives. We hope that there are enough special offers for everyone to benefit from them. For more information on the diving check out the summary pages of each of our diving partners, Manta Dive Gili Trawangan, AquaMarine Bali, Big Fish Diving Nusa Lembongan, Dive Zone Lombok.

Harbour Gili Trawangan

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