Book your fast boat

Note: This trip is not recommended if you are:
* under 2 years old * Pregnant * have heart or back problems or other physical impediments * All prices are in US $

(12+ years)

(0-2 years)
Note: This trip is not recommended for:
* Children under 2 years old * Pregnant women * People with heart or back problems * Other physical impediments * All prices are in US $

Kuda Hitam Express

All tickets from Amed to the Gili Islands and Lombok are on special offer. Prices include drop off in Gili Air and Gili Trawangan.

This fast boat has been operating for 6 years and now has a modern fast boat that makes a daily return trip from Amed in east Bali to Lombok and all three of the Gili Islands. (Please note that it takes approx 3 hours to get from Kuta area to Amed.) See Bali hotel free pick up info.

To check availability from Amed to the Gili Islands fill in the search box and follow the booking process. You can pay by credit card or PayPal. You will immediately receive e-tickets for the fast boat from Bali to the Gili Islands. For cancellations and refunds see our terms and conditions.

View maps of all fast boat routes and compare their schedules here

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Ticket Price
Amed Beach 4 hours 09:00

Gili T
Gili Air


12:15 25kg per
US$68 rtn



Bali to the Gilis

Kuda Hitam Express fast boat departs from Amed Beach in the North East of Bali. This is approx a 3-4 hour drive from the main tourist area of Kuta and Seminyak making this a far more suitable a departure point for anyone planning on staying in the Tulamben or Amed region. They provide free pick-up and return to your hotel or villa in Bali from Tulamben, Tirtagangga and Amed.  If you are staying in North Bali  then Amed is the best departure point for heading to the Gilis.

Pick up/drop off in Candidasa will cost 275,000rp per car for up to 4 pax and is a 45 minute drive, for Ubud, Lovina and Sanur the cost is 500,000rps and its´s about a 2 and a half hour drive. Kuta, Seminyak, Legian, Airport : 550.000 idr/car max 5pax, more than 3hrs driving. Munduk costs 600,000rps and Pemuteran costs 700,000. All extra costs for pick up or drop off in Bali are payable directly to Kuda Hitam on the day you travel. 

The estimated free pick-up times for departure to Bali to Lombok and Bali to Gili will be between 07.30 - 08.00am, although depending on your location, pick-up times may vary. You will be contacted to confirm the pick-up time once you have booked. Arrival back in Bali will be at around 13:15 plus the transfer by road to your hotel. If you´re arranging your own transport to the harbour then check-in time is half an hour before departure time.

amed to lombokSchedule:
Departure (Bali)   09:00   Arrival (Gili T) 10:15
Departure (Gili T) 10:30   Arrival (Bali)   12:15

Note: The boat from Bali to Gili will go directly to Gili Trawangan. Depending on the passengers final destination the boat may then stop briefly on Gili Air before continuing to Lombok (Bangsal Harbour) and then returning to Bali. The cost of the trip from Bali is the same whether you are travelling to Gili Trawangan, Gili Air or Lombok. Your e-tickets contain the contact information of the the fast boat you have booked and you will receive a reconfirmation email prior to travel.

Boat Specifications
Length: 13 meters, Seats: 40, Life rafts, jackets and buoys, radio and GPS, Engines: 3x 200 HP, Other facilities: Toilet on board