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How To Reach Bali
Amazing beaches, rugged coastlines, thick forests, lush hills and centre to two of Indonesia’s active volcanoes - Bali is the land that makes you wander and how. Enjoy a relaxed beach staycation, thrilling water sports and trekking trips. Stay amidst paddy fields with local communities and discover a new way of living. Else pamper yourself with a glitzy night in the plush lounges of Legian and Seminyak. With so much to choose from, no wonder Bali happens to be among the most popular destinations in Asia.
The major source of revenue for Bali is tourism, so expect relaxed immigration procedures. In fact, most nationalities do not require a visa for a period of up to 30 days. Some that do, can get them on arrival at the Ngurah Rai International Airport in Denpasar. However, a minimum of 6 months passport validity is a requirement.
Already wondering how to get to Bali? Just pack your bags and read on!
Airways is the most convenient way to reach Bali. This Indonesian Island is very well connected to all parts of the world by direct and indirect flights due to its immense popularity as a year-round destination. With a number of international carriers flying into Bali you are sure to find a few options within your budget from your origin city.
Some major carriers flying to Bali are Malindo Air, Singapore Airlines, Silk Air, Qatar Airways, Air Asia, Garuda Indonesia, Cathay Pacific, Jetstar, Malaysia Airlines, Virgin Australia, etc. The Ngurah Rai International Airport at Denpasar handles all international flights to Bali. Another international airport is under construction in Lombok which will reduce the pressure on Ngurah Rai.
While most hotels offer free pick-ups from the airport, in case you wish to take a taxi there's a pre-paid taxi counter. While fares to most destinations are listed on a chart there, you may be asked to pay extra. You can get your haggling skills to use here and book your ride. In case you are a solo traveler and do not have much luggage, you can also get your ride from outside the airport. The option to rent your own vehicle is also available.
Bali is a popular stop for luxury cruises traversing through Southeast Asia, where travelers get off for some shopping and experiencing the local cuisines. If you wish to enter Bali via the waterways, take a flight to Sumatra, Java or Singapore and from there get onto a cruise or ferry to Bali. The exact procedures can be found out at information desks at the airports.
By land, Indonesia is connected to Malaysia and Papua New Guinea. However, the roads wouldn’t get you directly to Bali. From your point of entry, you will have to take alternative transportation to reach Bali.
With compulsory visa requirements despite your nationality on entering through certain sea ports and land routes, we believe that the airways are the most convenient and feasible way to reach Bali. Just block your dates and book a flight right away!