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OCEAN STAR EXPRESS is the smartest choice of travelling to escape from Bali to Gili Islands, Lombok and Nusa Lembongan. Offering Safety, Speed, Luxurious, Comfort and Reliability.
Definitely It's the quickest way of travelling from Bali.
Why Ocean Star Express?
Overall the trip with Ocean Star Express you will safe times and the end its will be less costs, If there is an easy and quickest way why do you plan your trip complicated
BY AIR, TAXI AND PUBLIC BOAT
Daily local flights arrive in Lombok at Mataram's Selaparang airport from Jakarta, Denpasar (Bali) and Surabaya. From the airport it's take you 45 minutes taxi ride to Bangsal harbour. If you don't have much luggage, you can get a meters taxi from the road. From Bangsal, the public boat takes 35-45 minutes to cross over to Gili Trawangan on flat sea water condition, the public boat departs once 20 people have bought a ticket, hence a wait may be involved. Alternatively you can buy the remaining seats left when you go to make your purchase, or you can charter a boat. Most of the boats cross over between 9.30 - 10.30 am. The ticket office closes at 4.30pm.
If you arrive on an evening flight, it is advisable to stay the night in Mataram or Senggigi, before continuing to Gili Trawangan the next day. Porters at Bangsal will offer to take your bags on to the boat. If you allow them to take your bags, be prepared to pay them a small fee.
Departure airport tax: Domestic flights - Rp 50,000 per person
International flights - Rp 150,000 per person
BY FERRY, BUS AND PUBLIC BOAT
The public ferry leaves Padang Bai (Bali) to Lembar (Lombok) and takes 4_ hours to cross. It departs every 2 hours and operates 24 hours a day. Tickets are bought at the harbour. From Lembar, you have to take a bus to Mandalika bus station. From here take the Tanjung bus, but get off at Pamenang. A CIDOMO (horsecart) can take you to Bangsal harbour.