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

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Bus, car ferry, train  •  6h 45m

  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

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry  •  3h 55m

  1. Drive from Padangbai 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 via Ubud  •  7h 58m

  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  •  10h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Padang Bai to Kuta
  2. Take the bus from Denpasar to Ketapang
  3. Take the train from Ketapang to Kalibaru
Padangbai → 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: 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 Padangbai to Gunung Ijen is to drive and car ferry which costs Rp180000 - Rp270000 and takes 3h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Padangbai to Gunung Ijen is to drive and car ferry which costs Rp180000 - Rp270000 and takes 3h 55m.

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The distance between Padangbai and Gunung Ijen is 169 km.

The best way to get from Padangbai to Gunung Ijen without a car is to bus and car ferry and train which takes 6h 45m and costs Rp600000 - Rp850000.

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It takes approximately 6h 45m to get from Padangbai to Gunung Ijen, including transfers.

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

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Map of how to get from Padangbai to Gunung Ijen.
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  • Distance: 168.7 km
  • Duration: 6h 45m

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

There is no direct connection from Padangbai to Gunung Ijen. However, you can take the taxi 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 Padangbai to Gunung Ijen via Ubud, Terminal Mengwi, Gilimanuk, Gilimanuk, Ketapang, Ketapang, and Kalibaru in around 7h 58m.

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
Columbuzz
Website
columbuzz.nl
Bus from Terminal Mengwi to Gilimanuk
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
Rp50000
Website
Columbuzz
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
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

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