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Blue Water Express V

Fast boat to the Gili Islands

Check live seat availability for fast boat tickets on Blue Water Express. Just enter your required travel dates and number of passengers in the search box, select from the results that appear. You will receive your e-ticket for the fast boat from Bali to the Gili Islands immediately.

This fast boat service is from Padang Bai to Gili Trawangan, Gili Air and Lombok (Bangsal). Total travel time from Padang Bai to Gili Trawangan is 1 hour 45 minutes. The Blue Water Express fast boat to the Gilis operates a direct route from Padang Bai in Bali, in tandem with services from Serangan to the Gilis.
 

Fast Boat Schedule  - 

 

Days of
operation

Departure
point Bali:

Distance
to Kuta:

Departing
at:
Stopping
at:

Arrival
Time:

Departing
 at:

Stopping
at:

Arrival
Time:

Baggage
limits:

Prices from*
(*use search box)

Every day Serangan
Padang Bai
30 mins
90 mins
10:00
11:15


Gili T
Gili Air
Lombok

 
12:45
13:20
13:45
13:10
13:35
14:00
Padang Bai
Serangan
15:55
16:55
25kg per
person
Serangan:
€47.50 - €94rtn

Padang-Bai:
€41 - €81rtn 

 

Days of
Operation

Departure
point Bali:

Distance
to Kuta:

Departing
at:
Stopping
at:

Arrival
Time:

Departing
 at:

Stopping
at:

Arrival
Time:

Baggage
limits:

Prices from*
(*use search box)

Every day Serangan 30 mins 08:00

Penida
Gili T
Gili Air
Lombok

09:00
11:00
11:35
12:00

09:15
11:25
11:50
12:15

Padang Bai
Serangan

14:10
15:10

25kg per
person
Use search box
to check pricing
Every day Serangan
Padang Bai
30 mins
90 mins
11:00
12:15

Gili T
Gili Air
Lombok
Penida
 
13:45
14:20
14:45
16:55
14:10
14:35
15:00
17:10
Serangan 17:55 25kg per
person
Use search box
to check pricing
 
 

Days of 
Operation

Departure
point Bali:

Distance
to Kuta:

Departing
at:
Stopping
at:

Arrival
Time:

Departing
 at:

Stopping
at:

Arrival
Time:

Baggage
limits:

Prices from*
(*use search box)

Every day Serangan 30 mins 08:00

Penida
Gili T
Gili Air
Lombok

09:00
11:00
11:35
12:00

09:15
11:25
11:50
12:15

Serangan

14:55

25kg per
person
Use search box
to check pricing
Every day Serangan 30 mins 11:00
Gili T
Gili Air
Lombok
Penida
13:45
14:20
14:45
16:50
14:10
14:35
15:00
16:55
Serangan
17:40 25kg per
person
Use search box
to check pricing
Every day Padang Bai 90 min 08:00
Gili T
Gili Air
Lombok
 
09:30
10:05
10:30
09:55
10:20
10:45
Padang Bai 12:25 25kg per
person
€41 
€81 rtn
 

 

 
Days of
Operation

Departure
point Bali:

Distance
to Kuta:

Departing
at:
Stopping
at:

Arrival
Time:

Departing
 at:

Stopping
at:

Arrival
Time:

Baggage
limits:

Prices from*
(*use search box)

Every day Serangan 30 mins 08:00

Penida
Gili T
Gili Air
Lombok

09:00
11:00
11:35
12:00

09:15
11:25
11:50
12:15

Serangan

14:55

25kg per
person
Use search box
to check pricing
Every day Serangan 30 mins 11:00
Gili T
Gili Air
Lombok
Penida
 
13:30
14:05
14:30
16:40

13:55
14:20
14:45
16:55

Serangan 17:40 25kg per
person
Use search box
to check pricing
Every day Padang Bai 90 min 08:00
Gili T
Gili Air
Lombok
 
09:30
10:05
10:30
09:55
10:20
10:45
Padang Bai 12:25 25kg per
person
€41 
€81 rtn
 

 

 

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Note:  The boat will stop momentarily in Lombok and Gili Air 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.

 

Bali hotel transfers

Hotel transfers to/from Padang Bai harbour are available: 

 
Up to 31 March 2024
To/From Shuttle

Private car
(1-4 pax)

Candidasa, Padangbai Area €8.00 €20.00
Sidemen Centre €10.00 €26.00
Ubud Central €11.00 €29.00
Tirtagangga, Seraya, Selat x €29.00
Pejeng, Tampaksiring x €30.00
Sayan, Kedewatan, Taro, Tegallalang x €33.00
Payangan, Padma Ubud, Hanging Garden, x €33.00
Amed, Tulamben x €31.00
Sanur, Denpasar x €29.00
Kuta, Legian x €30.00
Airport, Jimbaran x €30.00
Seminyak, Kerobokan, Umalas, Petitenget, Canggu x €33.00
Tandjung Benoa, Nusa Dua x €35.00
Pecatu, Balangan, Dreamland, Uluwatu x €38.00
 
 
 
From 1 April 2024
To/From Shuttle

Private car
(1-4 pax)

Candidasa, Padangbai Area €9.00 €21.00
Sidemen Centre €11.00 €27.00
Ubud Central €12.50 €31.00
Sidemen - Patal Kikian Hotel or outside Center area x €31.00
Tirtagangga, Seraya, Selat x €31.00
Pejeng, Tampaksiring x €32.50
Sayan, Kedewatan, Taro, Tegallalang x €32.50
Payangan, Padma Ubud, Hanging Garden, x €35.00
Amed, Tulamben x €35.00
Sanur, Denpasar x €31.00
Kuta, Legian x €32.50
Airport, Jimbaran x €32.50
Seminyak, Kerobokan, Umalas, Petitenget, Canggu x €35.00
Tandjung Benoa, Nusa Dua x €36.50
Pecatu, Balangan, Dreamland, Uluwatu x €40.50
 

You can add your hotel transfer (pick up/drop off) while booking on our website. If you do not know yet where you will be staying, you can organize the pick/up drop off later by contacting us.

Contact details of the boat operator will be on your e-tickets should you have any further questions about the pick up or boat. If you´re arranging your own transport then checkin time is half an hour before departure time.
 

Lombok Transfers

Starting from 1 April 2024, private transfers will be available on Lombok: 

 
From 1 April 2024
To/From

Private car
(1-4 pax)

Senggigi, Mataram €16.50
Senaru, Lembar, Airport €31.00
Kuta  €39.50
Tete Batu, Sekotong, Selong Belanak  €47.50
Sembalun  €63.50
Pink Beach  €76.00

 

Boat Specifications

The impressive flagship Blue Water Express V was launched in 2013. This vessel runs all routes from Bali to Gili Islands and Lombok, and has been designed specifically to handle the waters between Bali and Lombok.

SPECIFICATIONS
Craft Name: Blue Water Express 5
Length Overall: 16.80 m
Beam: 3.7 m
Passengers: 50
Main Engines: 5 x Honda 250hp (total 1,250hp).
Top Speed: 35 knots
Cruising Speed: 25-30 knots
SAFETY EQUIPMENT
Life Rafts: 2 x 25 man life rafts + 1 x 10 man life rafts.
Life Jackets: SOLAS standard life jackets for all passengers and crew.
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.
Life Ring: 4 throw rings.
GPS: GPS & Chartplotter system.
Distress light: Full set of distress flares in accordance with regulations.
Communications: Marine VHF ship-to-shore radio.
Toilet: Electric flushing toilet.
Sun-deck: Spacious sun-deck on roof.


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, you will receive a 50% refund minus any charges applied to make the refund (see the general Terms and Conditions for cancellation charges). Outside 8 Days, you will receive a full refund minus any charges applied to make the refund (see the general Terms and Conditions for cancellation charges).

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.

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