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Fast Boat to Gili with Blue Water Express

Check live seat availability, book and receive e-tickets immediately for fast boat tickets simply by uising our search box. Blue Water Express operates multiple daily return fast boat services between Bali and Lombok / the Gilis. They are now also daily servicing Nusa Lembongan.

This page details the schedule for the boat Blue Water Express VII which departs from Serangan, and sails to Lombok and the Gili Islands. During high season (approx. Jun - Oct) this boat operates the direct trip from Serangan to Lombok, Gili Trawangan and Gili Air. During low season (approx. Sept-May) the boat will often biefly stop in Padang Bai to pick up/drop off passengers. Blue Water Express VII works in tandem with the rest of the fleet - the Blue Water Express V and/or Blue Water Express IX.

Free Hotel Transfers:

Passengers holding tickets departing from Serangan to Gili can make use of free hotel transfers within the following areas: Kuta, Seminyak, Legian, Sanur, Denpasar, Denpasar Airport, Umulas, Canggu (as far as the Canggu Club), Kerobokan, Petitenget, Tanjung Benoa, Jimbaran and Nusa Dua. For departures from Serangan, hotel pick up time is approximately 1 - 1 1/2 hours before departure time.

The costs of pickups from outside the free areas are per car, max. 4 passengers:

  • Tanah Lot - EUR18,00
  • Pecatu, Belangan, Uluwatu, Dreamland - EUR16,00
  • Gatsu, Dalung- EUR11,00
Ubud area:
  • Ubud Central, Kedewatan, Sayan - EUR18,00
  • Hanging Garden, Payangan, Padma Ubud - EUR27,00
  • Taro, Tegallalang- EUR21,00
  • Pejeng, Tampaksiring- EUR21,00
  • Sidemen- EUR22,00
  • Payangan, Padma Ubud, Hanging Garden- EUR27,00
You can add your 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.

If your hotel is outside all of the transfer areas detailed above and you would like Blue Water Express to pick you up there will be an additional charge typically between EUR22,00 - EUR30,00 per car. Or you can choose to travel by yourself to the free pick-up point in Canggu (Finns Recreation Club Canggu). Contact details will be on your e-tickets should you have any further questions about the pick up. If you´re arranging your own transport then checkin time is half an hour before departure time.

Fast Boat Schedule - 

point Bali:

to Kuta:






Ticket Price
Serangan Harbour 30 mins 09:00

Padang Bai
Lombok (Bangsal)
Gili Air
Gili Trawangan
Lombok (Bangsal)



Padang Bai


per person

54 rtn



Note:  The boat will stop momentarily in Lombok and Gili Air to pick up and drop off passengers.

The pride of the fleet, Blue Water Express VII is an impressive new boat that was launched mid 2014. The fast, sleek and comfortable vessel runs all routes from Bali to Gili Islands and Lombok and has been expertly designed to smoothly navigate the waters of the Lombok strait.

Craft Name: Blue Water Express 7
Length Overall: 17.0 m
Beam: 4 m
Passengers: 60
Main Engines: 6 x Honda 250hp (total 1,500hp)
Top Speed: 35 knots
Cruising Speed: 25 – 30 knots
Crew: 5
Life Rafts: 3 x 20 man life rafts + 1 x 10 man life raft, total 70 pax capacity.
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 Navigational system.
Distress light:: Full set of distress flares in accordance with regulations.
Communications: Marine VHF ship-to-shore radio.
Toilet: Stand up toilet on board.
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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