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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.

This page details the schedule for the boat Blue Water Express VII which departs from Serangan harbour, and sails to Lombok and the Gili Islands. During high season (approx. Jul - Sept) there is also a direct trip from Serangan to Lombok, Gili Trawangan and Gili Air. During low season the boat will briefly stop in Nusa Penida to pick up/drop off passengers. 

ISLAND HOPPING : If you booked the "Island Hopper" ticket type, you have the option to hop off on Nusa Penida en-route, for a MINIMUM of 1 night. The number of days you stop over is flexible but subject to availalbility. To arrange the stopover dates Blue Water will contact you within 24 hours of booking.

Departure is from Serangan harbour which is about 25 minutes from Kuta. Travel time is approx 2 1/2 hours.  

To check the departure times, availablity, prices and to make a booking just use the search box above.

Other services offered buy Blue Water Express:

Padang Bai to the Gilis
Serangan to Penida
Penida to the Gilis and Lombok
 

Bali Hotel Transfers

Hotel transfers are available from certain areas:  Kuta, Seminyak, Legian, Sanur, Denpasar, Airport, Umalas, Kerobokan, Petitenget, Tanjung Benoa, Jimbaran, Nusa Dua and Canggu (as far northwest as Finns Recreation Club).

If you would like a private transfer or you are staying outside these areas then additional charges will apply, you can check these during the booking process when using the search box above. Alternatively we recomend simply using the Grab app to arrange cheap transfers. There are also plenty of taxis to use.  If you still want to have a transfer arranged with Blue Water Express but your location is not available to choose from the list just fill in your hotel details during the booking process and you will receive a quote within 24 hrs.

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 - 

 

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Serangan Harbour 30 mins 08:00

Padang Bai
Gili T
Gili Air
Lombok

09:00
10:45
11:20
11:45

09:15
11:10
11:35
12:00

Padang Bai
Serangan

13:40
14:55

25kg per
person

€45
€90 rtn

Padang Bai 90 mins 09:15
Gili T
Gili Air
Lombok
 
10:45
11:20
11:45
11:10
11:35
12:00
Padang Bai 13:40 25kg per
person
€45
€90 rtn
 

 



 

Departure
point Bali:

Distance
to Kuta:

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at:
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Time:

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Serangan Harbour 30 mins 08:00

Penida
Gili T
Gili Air
Lombok

08:45
10:45
11:20
11:45

09:00
11:10
11:35
12:00

Padang Bai
Serangan

13:40
14:55

25kg per
person

€45
€90 rtn

Serangan Harbour 30 mins 11:00
Padang Bai
Gili T
Gili Air
Lombok
 
12:00
13:45
14:20
14:45
12:15
14:10
14:35
15:00
Penida
Serangan
16:55
17:55
25kg per
person
€45
€90 rtn
Padang Bai 90 mins 12:15
Gili T
Gili Air
Lombok
 
13:45
14:20
14:45
14:10
14:35
15:00
Penida
Serangan
14:55
17:55
25kg per
person
€45
€90 rtn
Serangan Harbour 30 mins 08:00 Penida 08:45 17:10 Serangan 17:55 25kg per
person
€25
€45 rtn
 

 

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point Bali:

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at:
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Serangan Harbour
(SW Bali)
30 mins 08:00
Penida
Gili T
Gili Air
Lombok
 
08:45
10:45
11:20
11:45
09:00
11:10
11:35
12:00
Serangan 14:40 25kg per
person
€45
€90 rtn
Padang Bai
(east Bali)
90 mins 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
€42.50
€85 rtn
Serangan Harbour
(Direct)
30 mins 11.00
Gili T
Gili Air
Lombok
 
13:30
14:05
14:30
13:55
14:20
14:45
Penida
Serangan
16:40
17:40
25kg per
person
€45
€90 rtn
Serangan Harbour
(SW Bali)
30 mins 08:00 Penida 08:45 16:55 Serangan 17:40 25kg per
person
€25
€45 rtn

 

 

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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.

SPECIFICATIONS
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
SAFETY EQUIPMENT AND FACILITIES
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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