Nusa Lembongan is a spectacular small island located southeast of Bali. It is approximately 8 kilometer square in size and one of three neighboring islands (Nusa Penida and Nusa Ceningan). The group of islands is separated from Bali by the Badung Strait.
Despite the island’s small size; Nusa Lembongan has prospered to become a main touristic island and one of Bali’s most popular attractions, and this is certainly due to its amazing sceneries, laid back environment, chilling vibe, and the perfect harmony of sparkling blue and sandy beaches.
Got curious and want to know how to get there?
Since it is an island, therefore the option that makes the most sense is getting there by boat. However, there are other transportation options you may consider according to your priorities and budget. Anyway, we will tell you everything, so you get to make the decision yourself!
Getting from Bali to Nusa Lembongan
Wherever you are traveling from, you will most probably head to Sanur jetty to take your boat to Nusa Lembongan. Sanur is a resort town on the south coast and the main gateway from Bali to Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Penida. Then boats will arrive at Jungkut Batu, one of the two main villages of Nusa Lembongan.
From Bali to Nusa Lembongan by public boat
The boat leaves Sanur at 10:30 am and takes about one hour to 90 minutes to reach Jungkut Batu. The boat also leaves back from Nusa Lembongan daily at 8:00 am. However, like the majority of public boats in Indonesia, the local boats are usually overloaded and meets minimum safety regulations. So, if you’re traveling with children, it is not recommended to take this option.
By Perama boat
The Perama boat is also local, but it is definitely less crowded. The boat departs daily from Sanur at 10:30 am and from Nasa Lembongan at 8:30 am. And it takes approximately 90 minutes. The Sanur office of Perama can be found at Warung Pojok in Jalan Hangtuah. Same day return option is not available.
By public speedboat
To Jungut Batu Bay
The speedboat departs daily at 8:30 am, 9:00 am, 11:00 am, 3:00 pm and 4:30 pm from Sanur beach and the return boat leaves from Jungut Batu at 8:00 am, 10:30 am, and 3.00 pm.
To Mushroom Bay
It leaves from Sanur at 8:00 am, 9:00 am, 11:00 am, 1:00 pm, 2.30 pm, 3:30 pm, 4:30 pm. And the trips back from Mushroom Bay leaves at 7:00 am, 8:00 am, 9:00 am, 11:00 am, 1:00 pm, 2:30 pm, 3:30 pm and 4:30 pm. It is most recommended to book in advance as seats may not be available.
By private fast boats
Leaving from Bali to Nusa Lembongan, passengers have several operators to choose from. The boat trip from Sanur Jetty to Nusa Lembongan by fast boats takes around 30 minutes and generally departs daily in the morning and the afternoon.
At Baliferry.com, we deal with the best and most trusted ferry boats’ operators in the region. The ferries depart at different times daily which gives you the flexibility to choose the most suitable option.
We also provide comfortable pickup services through multiple connection points. Simply choose the nearest one, and we will be there!
It is possible to go from Bali to Nusa Lembongan by a helicopter and enjoy a bird's-eye view of Nusa Lembongan from the air. Air Bali and Voyagin provide private helicopter transfers that take up to 5 passengers per flight.
From Bali to Nusa Lembongan by Bali Ferry (and vice versa)
We provide direct trips to/from the two islands, through Sanur Jetty (Bali) and Jungut Batu Bay (Nusa Lembongan) alternatively. This means if you are departing from Bali; your ferry will be located at Sanur Jetty, and if you are traveling from Nusa Lembongan, your ferry will be waiting at Jungut Batu Bay.
It’s an enjoyable trip, and it takes around 30-35 minutes.
Let’s go take a look at the departure times!
From Bali to Nusa Lembongan
We have 4 direct trips departing daily from Bali to Nusa Lembongan:
» First trip leaves from Sanur Jetty at 9:30 am, and arrives at Jungut Batu Bay at 10:05 am (Travel time: 35 minutes).
» The second boat departs from Sanur at 11:30 am, arriving at Jungut Batu Bay at 12:00 pm (Travel time: 30 minutes).
» Another one leaves at 13:30 pm from Sanur, reaching Jungut Batu Bay at 14:00 pm (Travel time: 30 minutes).
» The last boat departs from Sanur Jetty at 17:00 pm, and arrives at Jungut Batu Bay at 17:35 (Travel time: 35 minutes).
From Nusa Lembongan to Bali
We also provide 4 boat trips back from Nusa Lembongan to Bali as well:
» The first boat departs from Jungut Batu Bay at 8:30 am, and arrives at 9:00 am at Sanur Jetty. (Travel time: 30 minutes).
» Second one departs at 10:30 am, reaching Sanur Jetty at 11:00 am (Travel time: 30 minutes).
» The afternoon boat leaves from Jungut Batu Bay at 12:30 pm, and arrives at Sanur at 13:00 pm (Travel time: 30 minutes).
» The last one departs at 16:30 from Jungut Batu Bay, and arrives at 17:05 at Sanur Jetty (Travel time: 35 minutes).
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What if I canceled my trip due to any circumstances, what happens to my money?
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You may also adjust your trip date within 7 days before departure if you don’t want it to be canceled. A 10$ fee will be applied in this case.