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Getting to Bali Island

By Exally Rara in Tips and Trick

Jan 30, 2023

Who doesn’t know Bali? It is one of the destinations that everyone should put on their travel list.

Not only because of the fascinating sceneries but also because of the easy transportation access to get there. There are several transportation options to get to Bali. Here is the guide to visiting Bali.


For foreign tourists, the best and almost the only way to travel to Bali is by plane. People from all over the world can fly into Ngurah Rai International Airport. From the US, you can travel to Bali from Singapore or Hong Kong. From Europe, you can travel from Singapore or Kuala Lumpur. From Australia, you can travel from Adelaide, Brisbane, Cairns, Darwin, Melbourne, Perth, and Sydney. And from Japan, you can go straight from Tokyo.

The main airlines serving Bali are Singapore Airlines and Cathay Pacific of the United States. From Europe, you can fly with KLM or Malaysia Airlines. From Australia, Jetstar, Qantas, or Garuda Indonesia, and from Japan, Garuda Indonesia also offers direct flights. Local visitors can book tickets to Bali from any city.

Train and ship

Local visitors can use this option. First, you need to take a train to Surabaya. The journey takes about 15 hours from Pasar Senen Station and costs IDR 104,000. Once in Surabaya, the next destination is Banyuwangi, which takes about 7 hours and costs IDR 56,000. After that, walk about 10 minutes from Banyuwangi Station to Ketapang Port. After that, your final destination is to take a ferry to Gilimanuk port in Bali. It takes about 45 minutes and costs IDR 6,500.