Bali is a beautiful Indonesian island and one of the top tourist destinations in the entire world. If you want to see amazing palm-fringed beaches, coral reefs, and volcanic mountains, this is the perfect place for you. Bali is also an ideal destination for those interested in yoga who are looking for meditation retreats.
Ngurah Rai International Airport
Officially referred to as I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport, this is the main airport in Bali and the second busiest one in the country. When it comes to its services, it is awarded as the third best airport in the world. The airport code is DPS.
To see a Bali Airport map from the Airport's official website, click here.
DPS has a great location - it is about 8 miles away from Denpasar, the capital of Bali, and close to several tourist locations in Southern Bali. While at the airport, you can easily find whatever you need - shops, lounges, restaurants. To find a nice place to eat, go to Departures on Level 3(for the Domestic Terminal) or Departures on Level 2(for the International Terminal). They also offer many reliable transport options to take you to your next destination.
Things to do
Experience the majesty of this area and discover why Bali has so many visitors every year. Find out all about Denpasar’s rich history by visiting the Bajra Sandhi Monument, or go to the Le Mayeur Museum famous for traditional Balinese art. About 15 miles from Denpasar, in Ubud, is the Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary where you can discover all about macaque monkeys set in the beautiful jungle.
The southern part of the island offers numerous magnificent beaches, such as Pandawa Beach, Padang Padang Beach, Dreamland Beach, and Balangan Beach, perfect for surfers. Located on a cliff in the same area, Uluwatu Temple(ancient Hindu temple) with amazing ocean views is also a must-see. Sanur is a nearby town by the beach which offers many resorts, restaurants, and galleries.
How to get from Bali Airport to Ubud?
There are many Bali Airport transfers at Ngurah Rai Airport, Taxi & Car Service, Rental Cars, and Public Transportation. To find the best Bali Airport transfer, you have to decide whether privacy and trip duration take priority over the price. In order to help you book the best deal, we have listed all transfer options and rates for a ride from Bali Airport to Ubud, Denpasar, and some other destinations.
Bali Airport Transfers
There are several airport transfers available to take you to/from Bali Airport. The prices vary - some of them are more affordable but some are not cheaper than taxi service.
Klook Airport Transfers are a reliable airport transportation option with great reviews. They can arrange a comfortable transfer for up to 12 passengers. You will get a meet-and-greet service, an air-conditioned vehicle, and a great price if you use their online booking system.
Check out our list below to find out their lowest rates from Bali Airport to Ubud resort, Kuta Beach, Denpasar, and other popular places:
How to find the Klook airport pickup spot at DPS?
Go to the Arrivals Hall where an airport representative will wait for you holding a"Klook" sign.
Kura Kura Bus provides convenient airport shuttle bus service in Bali. When it comes to airport services, they offer convenient private transfers. Discover their rates to some popular destinations in our list below. Note that the prices are per 1 vehicle(for up to 4 passengers) and include the airport parking fee.
To easily find your driver at DPS Airport, check out this map and follow the signs.
There are three local companies that have desks at the Domestic terminal and offer shuttle and van services from Bali Denpasar Airport: Transport Minivan, Trans Tuban, and Pesona Nusantara. They have their own vehicles that are usually more spacious than airport taxis. To find out more, visit their counters at the terminal.
Bali Taxi Service
Taxi cabs are probably one of the most popular Bali Airport transfers. To find one at DPS, look for any taxi kiosk on the arrivals level outside the terminal. There are metered(such as Bluebird taxi) and fixed taxi fares; you should agree on a fare with your taxi driver before starting a ride.
The approximate taxi fares are as follows:
Bali Airport to Kuta / Seminyak / Sanur / Nusa Dua - $15;
to Uluwatu - $22.
Even though this type of Bali Airport transfers is often used, people are starting to use other options more and more since taxis usually get negative feedback lately.
Uber is not operating in Bali, but there is a similar taxi service known as Grab Taxi. This is a smartphone app-based company, and you can find out more if you visit their website.
There is another unusual option at Bali Airport - motorbike taxi(Ojek). You can find one of them at the Domestic Arrivals terminal. The price is similar to the taxi vehicles, so we recommend using a regular taxi service rather than Ojeks.
Bali Airport is accessible by public buses for a few years now. Managed by the Bali Province, the bus company is called Sarbagita. This is the cheapest Bali transfer that can take you to Denpasar, Badung, Nusa Dua, and several more places. Two routes(Koridors) serve Airport DPS - Koridor II and Koridor VIII.
The one-way bus ticket is Rp 7500, which is only $0.53.
How to find the bus pick-up spot at DPS?
The buses stop on the ground floor, at the International arrival terminal. Go to the furthest left corner(where the taxis park as well).
If you want to have the unique opportunity of exploring this amazing island at your own pace, you should use Bali Airport Car Rental. Although it is more expensive, it also has many advantages and it is worth the cost.
There are several rental companies that serve DPS Airport:
The prices depend on the type of vehicle; One-day rates start from $35. To find out the exact price, click here.