Getting to Gili Trawangan is easy by sea and air. Several fast boats run daily from Bali to Gili Trawangan, with the journey taking around 2 hours. Flights can be booked to Lombok from Bali, Jakarta, Surabaya and direct international flights from Singapore and Kuala Lumpur.
If you are coming by fast boat from Bali, there are many boats from Padangbai and most will provide transport from your hotel in Bali to the harbor in Padangbai. We are happy to assist you with your boat reservation. Contact us for more details.
If you are flying into Lombok, the most economical way to Gili Trawangan is to take a blue bird metered taxi from the airport to Bangsal harbor (approx 1.5 hours and Rp 250,000). Once in Bangsal you can purchase a boat ticket (Rp 15,000 per person) to Gili Trawangan. Boats leave frequently throughout the day, and the last boat is around 1630.
If you arriving on a late flight, we can arrange private car and boat transport at any hour for approx 800,000 IDR. Please contact us for details.
Once you are on the island, you will likely want to hire a horse cart or “cidomo” to bring you Eden Cottages as there is no motorized transport on the island. Cidomos cost approx 100,000 IDR and are readily available at the harbor.