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There are 4 ways to get from Bali to Gunung Ijen by bus, taxi, car ferry, train or car

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Recommended option

Bus, taxi

  1. Take the bus from Denpasar to Banyuwangi
  2. Take a taxi from Banyuwangi to Gunung Ijen

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Denpasar to Gilimanuk
  2. Take the car ferry from Gilimanuk to Ketapang
  3. Drive from Ketapang to Gunung Ijen

2 alternative options

Bus, car ferry, train

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Mengwi to Gilimanuk
  2. Take the car ferry from Gilimanuk to Ketapang
  3. Take the train from Ketapang to Kalibaru

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Denpasar to Ketapang
  2. Take the train from Ketapang to Kalibaru
Bali → Gunung Ijen
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COVID-19 help in Indonesia

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 119 ex 9

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Gunung Ijen is 119 ex 9.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Gunung Ijen is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Gunung Ijen is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 119 ex 9.

Last updated: 20 Oct 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Ministry of Health Indonesia.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bali to Gunung Ijen is to drive and car ferry which costs Rp160000 - Rp230000 and takes 3h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Bali to Gunung Ijen is to drive and car ferry which costs Rp160000 - Rp230000 and takes 3h 22m.

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The distance between Bali and Gunung Ijen is 140 km.

The best way to get from Bali to Gunung Ijen without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 6h 1m and costs Rp800000 - Rp1000000.

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It takes approximately 6h 1m to get from Bali to Gunung Ijen, including transfers.

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There are one+ hotels available in Gunung Ijen. Prices start at Rp1280000 per night.

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Map of how to get from Bali to Gunung Ijen.
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  • Distance: 140.3 km
  • Duration: 6h 1m

What companies run services between Bali, Indonesia and Gunung Ijen, Indonesia?

There is no direct connection from Bali to Gunung Ijen. However, you can take the taxi to Denpasar, take the bus to Banyuwangi, then take the taxi to Gunung Ijen. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Denpasar to Gunung Ijen via Terminal Mengwi, Gilimanuk, Gilimanuk, Ketapang, Ketapang, and Kalibaru in around 6h 12m.

Train operators
Kereta API
Phone
021-121
Website
kai.id
Train from Ketapang to Kalibaru
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
Rp55000 - Rp160000
Website
kai.id
Economy
Rp55000 - Rp160000
Business
Rp55000 - Rp170000
Executive
Rp100000 - Rp260000
Bus operators
LADJU Trans
Phone
081239588546
Website
ladjutrans.com
Bus from Denpasar to Banyuwangi
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
Rp200000
Schedules at
ladjutrans.com
Book at
easybook.com
Bus from Denpasar to Ketapang
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
Rp200000
Schedules at
ladjutrans.com
Book at
easybook.com
bus
Bus from Terminal Mengwi to Gilimanuk
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
Rp50000
Ferry operators
ASDP Indonesia Ferry
Phone
(021) 191
Email
pelanggan@indonesiaferry.co.id
Website
indonesiaferry.co.id
Car ferry from Gilimanuk to Ketapang
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
Rp6364
Schedules at
indonesiaferry.co.id
Book at
indonesiaferry.co.id
Adult
Rp6364
Child
Rp4406
Bicycle
Rp7343
Motorcycle
Rp23000 - Rp37000
Car
Rp155665
Other operators
Taxi from Banyuwangi to Gunung Ijen
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
Rp550000 - Rp700000
Grab Taxi
Website
grab.com

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