Air Transportation

Air transport is the easiest and most comfortable means of travel to Indonesia. A number of carriers offer international direct flight to Bali and many of the world's major carriers connect Bali via regional air hubs in Jakarta, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Seoul, Sydney, Guam and Taipei. International airlines serving Bali include Garuda Indonesia the national flag carrier (Jakarta, Darwin, Melbourne/Sydney, Perth, Osaka, Tokyo, Seoul, Singapore), Air Asia (Kuala Lumpur), Singapore Airlines, Malaysian Airlines (Kuala Lumpur), Royal Brunei(Bandar Sri Begawan),Korean Airlines (Seoul), Thai Airways(Bangkok),Japan Airlines (Osaka, Tokyo), Cathay Pacific (Hong Kong), China Airlines (Taipei), Qantas Airways (Darwin, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney, Singapore), Continental Micronesia (Guam). Many domestic airlines flying to Bali frequently on daily basis include Garuda Indonesia (the most frequent one), Lion Air, Batavia Air, Adam Air, Merpati Nusantara, Mandala Airlines, and many more. International airlines representatives available in Bali are Air New Zealand, Cathay Pacific Airlines, China Airlines,Continental Micronesia, Eva Air, Garuda Indonesia, Japan Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, Merpati Nusantara, Qantas Airways, Royal Brunei, Singapore Airlines and Thai Airways International. Most of these airlines offices are located in Bali's Ngurah Rai International Airport (Denpasar).

1Continental Airlines4Tue, Thu, Fri, SunGuam - Denpasar - GuamB738155620
2Cathay Pacific7DailyHong Kong - Denpasar - Hong KongA3302491743
3Far Eastern Air Trans2Tue, SatKaohsiung - Den Pasar - KaohsiungB757200400
4China Airlines7DailyTaipei - Denpasar - TaipeiA3333132191
5EVA Air7DailyTaipei - Denpasar - TaipeiB7672261582
6Garuda Indonesia7DailyDenpasar - Jakarta - Narita - DenpasarB7444052835
7Garuda Indonesia5Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat, SunDenpasar - Osaka- DenpasarA330134670
8Garuda Indonesia5Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, SatDenpasar-Seoul-DenpasarA3302931465
9Garuda Indonesia7DailyDenpasar - Singapore- DenpasarB734134938
10Garuda Indonesia2Mon, FriDenpasar - Darwin- DenpasarB734134268
11Garuda Indonesia10DailyDenpasar - Perth- DenpasarB7381801800
12Garuda Indonesia5Wed, Fri, Sat, SunDenpasar-Sydney- DenpasarB734134670
13Garuda Indonesia3Mon, Thu, SunDenpasar - Melbourne- DenpasarA330293879
14Japan Airlines7DailyNarita - Denpasar - NaritaB7472771939
15Japan Airlines7DailyOsaka - Denpasar - OsakaB7672491743
16Jetstar2Fri, SunSydney - Denpasar - SidneyA320396792
17Korean Airlines4Mon, Wed, Fri, SunSeoul-Denpasar-SeoulA3302951180
18Malaysia Airlines14DailyKuala Lumpur - Denpasar - Kuala LumpurA330/ B734272/ 1441904/ 1008
19Royal Brunei Airlines3Mon, Wed, SatBan Dar Seri Begawan- Denpasar - Ban Dar Seri BegawanB767249747
20Thai Airways7DailyBangkok - Den Pasar - BangkokA3333052135
21Qantas2Thu,SunDarwin - Denpasar - DarwinB737- 800168336
22Qantas2Tue, SatPerth - Denpasar - SingaporeB737- 800168336
23Valuair Limited4Tue, Thu, Fri, SunSingapore - Denpasar- SingaporeA320162648
24Singapore Airlines21DailySingapore - Denpasar- SingaporeB7722886048
25Air Asia14DailyKuala Lumpur - Denpasar- Kuala LumpurA3201622268
26Qatar Airways4Tue, Wed, Sat, SunDoha - Kuala Lumpur- Denpasar - Kuala Lumpur- DohaA6002601603


Note: Ngurah Rai International Airport, referred to as 'Denpasar' or 'OPS 'on air tickets, serves all international and domestic flights. The above information is intended to assist participants with their travel arrangement for attending the Conference. Be sure to check those airlines operating from your location to any of the regional hubs listed. Many airlines have preferential corporate agreements in place with airlines that operate connecting flights to Bali. These agreements often offer both excellent connections and rates are among the most competitive on the market.

Airport Departure Tax

An airport tax of 100,000 Rupiah (equiv. USD 11) is imposed for travellers on international routes and 30,000 Rupiah for those on domestic routes. Airport tax is payable after check-in at the airport.

Local Transportation

Transportation in Bali is always cheap by any standard. The taxis start with a minimum fare of 5,000 Rupiah or around USD 50 cents, followed by 4,000 Rupiah/kilometer. From the airport to the conference venue in Nusa Dua, it will cost around 70,000 Rupiah (equiv. USD 8) whereas from Nusa Dua area to Kuta or Legian area will cost at around 80,000 Rupiah. It is advisable to carry small change as taxi drivers are often short of change.
Taxis operate from all major hotels and the airport with rates varying according to the destination. Some of airport taxis are Golden Bird, Ngurah Rai Taxi, Kowinu, etc. At all major airport terminals, inquiries about local transportation should be directed to the information counter. Furthermore, car and motorcycle rentals are also available in Bali at negotiable rates.

Travelers'checks & Credit Cards

Travelers' checks are accepted by leading banks and hotels in principal cities, including Bali. The use of travelers' checks in Indonesia is as popular as in any other countries. Diners Club and American Express, Visa and MasterCard are widely accepted at hotels, department stores, shops, restaurants and pubs. According to Indonesian banking regulations, payment by credit cards should be charged in local currency.


Last Updated ( Friday, 25 September 2009 )