When making the 10.5 km journey from Bali airport to Seminyak, you have two different transfer options; taxi or bus. Taking a Bali airport taxi is the only direct transfer option and takes almost half the time of the bus. The total journey cost will be around 9.7€ (150,000 IDR), depending on your haggling skills, and will take approximately 35 minutes. The bus is a much cheaper option at 0.44€ (7,000 IDR) one-way, but you will need to make a change in Kuta, so the journey will take at least 55 minutes.Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to Bali at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.
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Transfer Options from Bali Airport to Seminyak
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How to get from Bali airport to Seminyak by taxi
As a Bali airport taxi is the only direct transfer option from Bali airport to Seminyak, it’s easily the most convenient. Save yourself time and hassle by making the 35-minute journey by taxi. The cost for the ride into Seminyak is around 9.7€ (150,000 IDR), which is fairly reasonable for the journey length.
Taxi fare from Bali airpot to Seminyak
The taxis at Bali airport don’t offer a flat-rate fee for the journey into Seminyak, instead, you will need to barter. The most common and fair price for this journey is 9.7€ (150,000 IDR), but you must agree upon this before getting into the taxi. You will purchase your taxi ticket from one of the official kiosks and then present it to your driver. If you prefer, you can step out of the airport and take a “Blue Bird” taximeter taxi.
*Prices may vary unless booked in advance.
Value for Money
Taxis are available 24/7 at Bali airport.
Where do I get the taxi from?
The official taxis can be found just outside of the arrival hall exit doors. You will see the long line of cars and drivers in blue shirts.
No matter what time you land in Bali airport, you can take a comfortable taxi ride into Seminyak. No need to worry about waiting in line, keeping your belongings safe or navigating public transport in a foreign language.
With the current exchange rate and length of the journey, taxi fare from Bali airport to Seminyak is extremely reasonable. In many other cities a journey of this length would cost triple.
How to get from Bali airport to Seminyak by bus
Unfortunately, there’s no direct bus from Bali airport to Seminyak. Instead, you will need to take the Trans Sarbagita bus to Kura and then change to the Kura-Kura bus to reach Seminyak. The total journey time is at least 55 minutes but could be much longer with possible waiting times.
How much is the bus from Bali airport to Seminyak?
As there’s no direct bus from Bali airport to Seminyak, you will need to take two busses. The Trans Sarbagita bus to Kura costs 0.22€ (3,500 IDR) one-way, as does the Kura-Kura bus into Seminyak, making the total journey cost 0.44€ (7,000 IDR). Tickets must be purchased in cash.
There's a waiting time of up to 20 minutes for the Trans Sarbagita bus.
Value for Money
The Trans Sarbagita bus is available from 04:55 to 22:15.
Where do I get the bus from?
The Trans Sarbagita Bus can be found just outside of the Passenger Terminal at Bali Airport. Simply head through the exit doors and turn left. You will soon see the blue Sarbagita signs above you.
Although taking the bus from Bali airport to Seminyak is cheap, it’s not at all convenient. Not only do you need to change buses in Kura, meaning you will need to carry your heavy luggage around the city, but if you land after 10 pm, no buses run. Once you reach the station in Seminyak, you will also need to find alternate transport to reach your accommodation.
If you're travelling on a tight budget, then taking the bus may seem like a great transfer option. However, if you are carrying heavy luggage or arrive after 10pm, we recommend taking an airport taxi.
Welcome Pickups transfer
Book a trained, English-speaking taxi driver to pick you up at the same price as a regular cab from the line
If you feel more relaxed knowing that somebody is waiting for you, you may as well book a Welcome Pickups transfer. As soon as you arrive at the airport you will be greeted by your driver. He will be waiting for you at the terminal of your arrival with a sign that has your name on it. Your driver will help you out with your luggage and together you will make your way to the vehicle. While he is driving you to your accommodation, the driver can give you some tips and recommendations on what to do during your holidays in Bali. Our drivers are hand-picked and speak fluent English. No need to worry about miscommunication issues that you may face with the local taxi drivers regarding your destination. Relax and enjoy your ride.
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Frequently asked questions
How far is Bali Airport to Seminyak?
Bali airport is located just 10 km away from the centre of Seminyak. It will take you 35 minutes to reach the city by taxi and 55 minutes by public bus.
How much should a taxi cost from airport to Seminyak?
Taxis at Bali airport don’t have a set fee for the journey to Seminyak. Instead, you will need to barter with a driver or at one of the official taxi kiosks in the airport. The price should be around 9.7€ (150,000 IDR). If you prefer, you can leave the airport and take one of the local taxis that use a taximeter instead.
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