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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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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 $

Gili Getaway Bali Serangan

Blue Water Express Speed Boats

Blue Water Express operate a number of daily fast boats from Bali to Gili Trawangan depending on the season. They have departures from both Serangan in south Bali and Padang Bai in east Bali.

Blue Water Express

The fast 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 Gili, simply use the search box on this page.

Enter your required travel dates, number of passengers and (if applicable) your pickup address, and you can book and pay securely using your credit card or with a PayPal account. Your e-ticket will be emailed to you straight away and your booking will be 100% confirmed.

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.

Speed boat to Gili Trawangan

Blue Water Express operates 1 or 2 daily return speed boat services from Bali to Gili 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.

For the Serangan (south Bali) departure, hotel transfers are free 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. Exact pickup details will be sent you by email within 24hrs after booking. A pricelist for locations outside the free zones can be found in the boat information page for the Blue Water Express from Serangan to Gili here.

In high season the second speed boat to Gili leaves from Padang Bai, and includes free hotel transfers to/from central Ubud, Candidasa, and Padang Bai only. If you are staying in south west Bali areas such as Kuta, Seminyak, Sanur, Denpasar, etc., or are arrivaing at Bali Airport, make sure to select the seperate Serangan departure from the results list when booking, as explained above.

Padang Bai harbour

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.

A pricelist can be found on the boat information page for Padang Bai to Gili, based on a private aircon transfer for up to 4 people. 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 usually be between 08:30-09:00. Other areas may require an earlier pickup.

The 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. For an indication, take a look at the price list on the boat info page.

You may prefer to reply to the quote from Blue Water with a request for free transfer within the free zones and then take a taxi to/from there. If you have any transfer related questions after booking, you can find the boat carrier 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 approximately 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.

transportation Bali Boattransfer

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

10:00
10:30
11:00

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
 
14:15
14:40
14:50
15:30
15:15
15:00


Padang Bai(Bali)
 

16:30

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

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

13:00
14:00

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 13:00 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 T
Lombok
Gili Air

10:15
10:40
10:50

11:45
11:30
11:15


Serangan

14:00

25kg per
person

US$51
$102 rtn

Padang Bai 90 mins 08.00 Gili T
Lombok
Gili Air
09:15
09:40
09:50
10:45
10:15
10:00
Padang Bai 12:00 25kg per
person
US$48
$96 rtn
Padang Bai 90 mins 13:00 Gili T
Lombok
Gili Air
14:15
14:40
14:50
15:30
15:15
15:00
Padang Bai 17:00 25kg per
person
US$48
$96 rtn

 

map

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

Cancellation & Amendment Policy

Blue Water Express operate the following cancellations and refund policy: The full ticket price will be charged for any cancellation less than 48 hours prior to boat departure. Within a week, but outside 48hrs, 50% will be charged. Outside 8 Days, no charge (Full refund).

In cases of unexpected illness etc., exceptions can be considered if doctor's notes/other proof can be provided. Contact Blue Water using their details found on your e-tickets. If you wish to change your travel dates, you can do so for free (subject to availability), up to 48hrs prior to departure. If you need to change your route or boat carrier entirely, please contact us direct for assistance, bearing in mind the above mentioned refund policy.


Blue Water Express Bali`

Blue 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

Blue Water Express Interior

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. 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

Boat Blue Water Express

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 Boat

Blue 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

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.