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How to get from Bali airport to Seminyak

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.

Comparison of the options

PRICE FOR 2PASSENGERS
OPTION PRICE DURATION AVAILABILITY
Taxi €9.7 35min 24/7
Bus €0.88 55min 04:55–22:15

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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.

Convenience

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.

Editor’s Note

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.

Useful Tips

If you wish to take a taximeter car, leave the airport and look for the local "Blue Bird" taxis.
Make sure you agree upon a price before getting in the Bali airport taxi.
Bali airport taxis can legally take 4 passengers.

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.

Cost

0.44€

Trip Duration

55 Min.

There's a waiting time of up to 20 minutes for the Trans Sarbagita bus.

Convenience
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Value for Money

The Trans Sarbagita bus is available from 04:55 to 22:15.

Where do I get it 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.

Convenience

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.

Timetables

Editor’s Note

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.

Useful Tips

Tickets must be purchased in cash only.
Keep your bus ticket as there are random checks.
You will need to purchase two tickets, one for the Trans Sarbagita bus and one for the Kura-Kura bus.

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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