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There are 5 ways to get from Kuta to Gunung Ijen by car, ferry, bus, car ferry, train or plane

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Drive, ferry, bus, car ferry, train  •  11h 2m

  1. Drive from Kuta to Bangsal
  2. Take the ferry from Bangsal to Nusa Penida
  3. Take the ferry from Nusa Penida to Sanur
  4. Take the bus from Terminal Mengwi to Gilimanuk
  5. Take the car ferry from Gilimanuk to Ketapang
  6. Take the train from Ketapang to Kalibaru

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Ferry, bus, train  •  18h 11m

  1. Take the ferry from Lembar to Benoa
  2. Take the bus from Jimbaran to Jember
  3. Take the train from Jember to Kalibaru

3 alternative options

Ferry, bus  •  16h 27m

  1. Take the ferry from Bangsal to Nusa Penida
  2. Take the ferry from Nusa Penida to Sanur
  3. Take the bus from Sanur to Jember

Public boat, ferry, bus, train  •  17h 55m

  1. Take the Public boat from Bangsal to Gili Air
  2. Take the ferry from Gili Air to Sanur
  3. Take the bus from Denpasar to Ketapang
  4. Take the train from Ketapang to Kalibaru

Fly, train  •  9h 19m

  1. Fly from Lombok (LOP) to Juanda International (SUB) LOP - SUB
  2. Take the train from Waru to Kalibaru
Kuta → 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

Frequently Asked Questions


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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: 13 Oct 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Ministry of Health Indonesia.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuta to Gunung Ijen is to ferry and bus and train which costs Rp450000 - Rp650000 and takes 18h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Kuta to Gunung Ijen is to fly and train which costs Rp750000 - Rp1200000 and takes 9h 19m.

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The distance between Kuta and Gunung Ijen is 260 km.

The best way to get from Kuta to Gunung Ijen without a car is to ferry and bus which takes 16h 27m and costs .

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It takes approximately 11h 2m to get from Kuta to Gunung Ijen, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Lombok Airport to Juanda International Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Gunung Ijen is 1h behind Kuta. It is currently 12:13 AM in Kuta and 11:13 PM in Gunung Ijen.

Citilink Indonesia, Indonesia AirAsia and Lion Mentari Airlines offer flights from Lombok Airport to Juanda International Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Gunung Ijen. Prices start at Rp1272500 per night.

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The best way to get from Kuta to Lombok Airport is to taxi which takes 18 min and costs Rp75000 - Rp95000.

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Map of how to get from Kuta to Gunung Ijen.
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  • Distance: 259.7 km
  • Duration: 11h 2m

What companies run services between Kuta, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia and Gunung Ijen, Indonesia?

There is no direct connection from Kuta to Gunung Ijen. However, you can take the drive to Bangsal, take the ferry to Nusa Penida, take the ferry to Sanur, take the drive to Terminal Mengwi, take the bus to Gilimanuk, take the walk to Gilimanuk, take the car ferry to Ketapang, take the walk to Ketapang, take the train to Kalibaru, then take the taxi to Gunung Ijen. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Kuta to Gunung Ijen via Kuta Lombok Airport, Mataram, Bangsal, Bangsal, Nusa Penida, Sanur, Sanur, and Jember in around 16h 27m.

Airlines
Lion Mentari Airlines
Website
lionair.co.id
Flights from Lombok to Juanda International
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rp330000 - Rp1200000
Citilink Indonesia
Website
citilink.co.id
Flights from Lombok to Juanda International
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rp550000 - Rp1100000
Indonesia AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Lombok to Juanda International
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rp550000 - Rp800000
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
Train from Jember to Kalibaru
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
Rp55000 - Rp160000
Website
kai.id
Economy
Rp55000 - Rp160000
Business
Rp55000 - Rp170000
Executive
Rp100000 - Rp250000
Train from Waru to Kalibaru
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
Rp90000 - Rp180000
Website
kai.id
Economy
Rp90000 - Rp180000
Business
Rp120000 - Rp230000
Executive
Rp160000 - Rp320000
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Terminal Mengwi to Gilimanuk
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
Rp50000
Bali Jaya Trans
Phone
0853 7008 9090
Email
balijayatrans@gmail.com
Website
balijayatrans.com
Bus from Sanur to Jember
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
Rp200000
Schedules at
balijayatrans.com
Book at
easybook.com
Bus from Jimbaran to Jember
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
Rp200000
Schedules at
balijayatrans.com
Book at
easybook.com
LADJU Trans
Phone
081239588546
Website
ladjutrans.com
Bus from Denpasar to Ketapang
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
Rp200000
Schedules at
ladjutrans.com
Book at
easybook.com
Ferry operators
Gili Getaway
Phone
+62 081 337 074 147
Email
giligetaway@ozemail.com.au
Website
giligetaway.com
Ferry from Bangsal to Nusa Penida
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
giligetaway.com
Idola Express
Phone
+62 81808072488
Email
info@idolaexpress.com
Website
idolaexpress.com
Ferry from Nusa Penida to Sanur
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
Rp169585
Schedules at
idolaexpress.com
Book at
12go.asia
Tanis Lembongan Express
Phone
0821 4781 7323
Email
Info@tanislembonganexpress.com
Website
tanislembonganexpress.com
Ferry from Banjar Nyu Pier Nusa Penida to Sanur
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
Rp127189
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Maruti Group Fast Boat
Phone
+62 361 9381438
Email
booking@marutigroupfastboat.com
Website
marutigroupfastboat.com
Ferry from Nusa Penida to Sanur
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
Rp230000
Schedules at
marutigroupfastboat.com
Book at
12go.asia
The Angkal Fastboat
Website
12go.asia
Ferry from Nusa Penida to Sanur Beach Port Angkal
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
Rp190000
Schedules at
12go.asia
Crown Fast Cruise
Phone
+6281338377336
Email
info@crownfastcruises.com
Website
crownfastcruises.com
Ferry from Nusa Penida to Sanur
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
Rp400000
Schedules at
crownfastcruises.com
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
Gili public ferry
Ferry from Bangsal to Gili Air
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Scoot Cruise
Phone
+62 (0361) 271030
Email
rsv@scootcruise.com
Website
scootcruise.com
Ferry from Gili Air to Sanur
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
Rp575001
Schedules at
facebook.com
Pelni
Phone
+62 21 6385 4130
Email
infopelni162@pelni.co.id
Website
pelni.co.id
Ferry from Lembar to Benoa
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
Rp110000 - Rp140000
Schedules at
pelni.co.id
Economy Class
Rp110000 - Rp140000

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