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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 $


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(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 $

Blue Water Express Speed Boats

fast boat to gili
Blue Water Express operate 1 or 2 daily speed boats to Gili Trawangan depending on the season. The boats also stop en-route in Lombok (Teluk Kodek) and Gili Air, before the return departure from Gili Trawangan. To check live ticket availability from Bali to Gilli use the search box on the left of this page.

Enter your required travel dates, number of passengers, and you can book and pay securely using your credit card or with your PayPal account. Your e-ticket will be emailed to you straight away.

Date changes are possible but are dependant on seat availability, for cancellations and refunds see our terms and conditions. NOTE: extra charges may apply for hotel pick-ups. See below for Padang Bai & Serangan departures.

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

 

Departure
point Bali:

Distance
to Kuta:

Departing
at:
Stopping
at:

Arrival
Time:

Departing
 at:

Stopping
at:

Arrival
Time:

Baggage
limits:
Approx
Ticket Price
Serangan Harbour 30 mins 08:00

Padang Bai
Gili T
Gili Air
Lombok

09:00
10:30
10:45
11:15

09:15
11:45
11:15
11:30

Padang Bai
Serangan

13:15
14:30

25kg
per person

US$51
$102 rtn

Padang Bai 90 mins 09.15
Gili T
Gili Air
Lombok
 
10:30
10:45
11:15
11:45
11:15
11:30
Bali 13:15 25kg
per person
US$48
$96 rtn

 

Departure
point Bali:

Distance
to Kuta:

Departing
at:
Stopping
at:

Arrival
Time:

Departing
 at:

Stopping
at:

Arrival
Time:

Baggage
limits:
Approx
Ticket Price
Serangan Harbour 30 mins 08:00

Gili T
Lombok
Gili Air

11:45
11:30
11:15

11:45
11:30
11:15


Serangan(Bali)


14:00

25kg
per person

US$51
$102 rtn

Padang Bai 90 mins 13:00
Gili T
Lombok
Gili Air
 
15:30
15:15
15:00
15:30
15:15
15:00


Padang Bai(Bali)
 

15:00

25kg
per person
US$48
$96 rtn

 


Departure
point Bali:

Distance
to Kuta:

Departing
at:
Stopping
at:

Arrival
Time:

Departing
 at:

Stopping
at:

Arrival
Time:

Baggage
limits:
Approx
Ticket Price
Serangan Harbour 30 mins 08:00

Gili Air
Lombok
Gili T

11:15
11:30
11:45

11:15
11:30
11:45


Serangan

14:00

25kg per
person

US$51
$102 rtn

Padang Bai 90 mins 08.00 Gili Air
Lombok
Gili T
10:00
10:15
10:30
10:00
10:15
10:30
Padang Bai 12:00 25kg per
person
US$48
$96 rtn

Padang Bai

90 mins 13:00 Gili Air
Lombok
Gili T
15:00
15:15
15:30
15:00
15:15
15:30
Padang Bai 17:00 25kg per
person
US$48
$96 rtn

 

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NOTE: Both boats to Lombok arrive in Teluk Kode, and both boats return to their original departure point in Bali.

Speed boat to Gili Trawangan

Blue Water Express Fast boat

Blue Water Express operates 1 or 2 daily return speed boat services from Bali to Gilli and Lombok dependant on the season. They operate 2 boats, Blue Water Express V and Blue Water Express VII.

In low season their boat departs from Serangan harbour in South West Bali at 08:00. This boat then stops briefly in Padang Bai to pick up passengers coming from Central and east Bali, before continuing to Lombok and the Gili Islands. NOTE: this service has two different ticket prices, one for Serangan and one for Padang Bai. For free transfer info see below.

In high season the early speed boat to Gili leaves from Serangan Harbour(Bali) at 08:00 and travels directly to Lombok and the Gili Trawangan. Hotel transfers are included in the price for the following areas: Kuta, Seminyak, Legian, Sanur, Denpasar, Airport, Umulas, Kerobokan, Petintenget, Tanjung Benoa, Jimbaran, Nusa Dua and Canggu (as far northwest as Canggu Club). Hotel pick up time is approximately 1 - 1 1/2 hours before departure time. For pick-up outside the aforementioned free areas, payment of the transfer can be made on the day of travel. The costs of these pick-ups for the Serangan departure are per car based on max 4 pax per car:

Blue Water Expres fast boat to Gili interiorPecatu, Belangan, Uluwatu, Dreamland - 170,000rps
Tanah Lot, Ubud Central, Ubud Sayan, Taro, Tegallalang, Kedewatan - 230,000rps

In high season the second speed boat to Gili leaves from Padang Bai, and includes free hotel transfers to/from central Ubud, Candidasa, Padang Bai and the most popular areas in south west Bali: Kuta, Seminyak, Legian, Sanur, Denpasar, Airport, Kerobokan, Petitenget.

An extra fee is payable on the day you travel for areas outside the free pickup locations, such as Jimbaran, Nusa Dua, Tanjung Benoa, Umalas and Canggu, or Ubud region areas outside central Ubud. This is usually approximately Rp. 190,000 – Rp. 500,000 for a private aircon transfer for up to 4 people, depending on distance. Pickups will be at approx 08:00 from Kuta and Seminyak areas. If you´re staying in the Ubud or Candi Dasa areas then the  pickup will be between 08:30-09:00. Other areas may require an earlier pickup.

Fast boat to Gili pick-up serviceThe exact costs of pick-ups for the Padang Bai departure outside the free zone are per car based on max 4 pax per car and will be quoted to you after booking. You may prefer to reply to this quote with the request for free transfer within the free zones and then take a taxi to/from there.

If your hotel is outside of the transfer areas, or you are staying in North Bali and you would like Blue Water Express to pick you up the additional charge is typically between 350 - 450,000rps per car, if you fill in your hotel details during the booking process Blue Water will contact you to confirm these details prior to your date of travel. You can also find their contact details on your e-ticket. If you´re arranging your own transport then check-in time is half an hour before departure time. Serangan harbour is approximately 30 minutes by taxi from Kuta area, and Padang Bai is approx 1 hour from Ubud.

Note: The boat will stop momentarily in Lombok to pick up and drop off passengers. This journey is not recommended for pregnant women, people with heart or back problems, or infants under 2 years due to the occasional rough sea conditions.


Fast boat Gili TrawanganBlue Water Express III

Launched in March 2009. This vessel runs as a back up to BWEX 5 and/or 7, when maintainance schedules require.

Specifications:

Length                     : 14.85 m
Beam                       : 3.4 m
Top Speed                : 45 knot (80km/h)
Cruising Speed           : 30-35 knot (53 – 60km/h)
Engines                    : x4 Suzuki 250hp
Passengers                : 30
Crew                        : 4

Safety equipment and Facilities:

  • 4 x 10 man life rafts, with hydrostatic release and manual release; these automatically inflate if the boat sinks, or can be operated manually
  • EPIRB: Electronic Position Indicating Radio Beacon. When immersed in water the EPIRB automatically sends an SOS signal via satellite to the authorities, informing name of vessel and precise location. Continues to send signal for up to three days
  • SOLAS standard life jackets for all passengers and crew
  • Full set of distress flares in accordance with regulations
  • GPS Navigational system
  • Marine VHF ship-to-shore radio
  • 4 throw rings
  • Electric flushing toilet
  • Spacious sun-deck on roof

     

Blue Water Express V

Came into service in 2013 runs all routes from Bali to Gili Trawangan, Lombok and Gili Air. The boat design is well suited to handle the waters of the Lombok strait.

Specifications:

Length                      : 16.80 m
Beam                        : 3.7 m
Top Speed                : 45 knot (80km/h)
Cruising Speed         : 30-35 knot (53 – 60km/h)
Engines                    : x5 Suzuki 250hp (total: 1,250hp)
Passengers                : 50
Crew                        : 4


Safety equipment and Facilities:

  •     2 x 25 man life rafts + 1 x 10 life rafts, with hydrostatic release and manual release; these automatically inflate if the boat sinks or can be operated manually
  •     EPIRB: Electronic Position Indicating Radio Beacon. When immersed in water the EPIRB automatically sends an SOS signal via satellite to the authorities, informing name of vessel and precise location. Continues to send signal for up to three days
  •     SOLAS standard life jackets for all passengers and crew
  •     Full set of distress flares in accordance with regulations
  •     GPS Navigational system
  •     Marine VHF ship-to-shore radio
  •     4 throw rings
  •     Electric flushing toilet
  •     Spacious sun-deck on roof

 

Blue Water Express 7 Bali to GIliBlue Water Express VII

The pride of the fleet, an impressive new boat launched in 2014. This fast, state-of-the-art and comfortable vessel runs all routes from Bali to Gili Islands and Lombok and has been designed specifically to handle the deep waters of the Lombok strait.

Specifications:

Length                      : 17 m
Beam                        : 4 m
Top Speed                : 35 knot (60km/h)
Cruising Speed         : 25-30 knot
Engines                     : x6 Suzuki 250hp (total: 1,500hp)
Passengers               : 60
Crew                          : 5


Safety equipment and Facilities:

  • 3 x 20 man life rafts + 1 x 10 life rafts, total 70 pax capacity
  • EPIRB: Electronic Position Indicating Radio Beacon. When immersed in water the EPIRB automatically sends an SOS signal via satellite to the authorities, informing name of vessel and precise location. Continues to send signal for up to three days
  • SOLAS standard life jackets for all passengers and crew
  • Full set of distress flares in accordance with regulations
  • GPS Navigational system
  • Marine VHF ship-to-shore radio
  • 4 throw rings
  • Stand up toilet on board
  • Spacious sun-deck on roof

Immediate online bookings, e-tickets, check availability with Blue Water Express speed boat to Gili, the best way of getting from Bali to Gilli, only available on Gilibookings.com.