Freebird Express

Operating out of Amed, Bali

Book Freebird Express

Note: Departure date must be at least 24 hours from now.
1h transfer
Free hotel pickup
Instant e-ticket(s)
English speaking


Freebird-Express operates from Amed, Bali and is one of the best rated fast boat services, operating daily trips from Bali to the Gili Islands. Freebird-Express has been around since 2015.

Amed Ferry to Gili
Freebird-Express fast boat departs from Amed Beach (North-East Bali) to Gili Trawangan, Gili Air, and Bangsal (Lombok). From Bangsal it will return directly to Amed.

Due to their departure port being Amed in the North East of Bali, Freebird-Express has the quickest fast boat route to Gili Trawangan, Gili Air, and Bangsal from Bali. All Freebird-Express fast boats depart from Amed’s main beach, Pantai Jemeluk. You will find a check-in counter directly on the beach. Since there is no ferry jetty available at Amed’s beach, be prepared to get wet feet. The professional and experienced staff of Freebird-Express will happily assist you with your baggage and any other request you may have to ensure you have a smooth trip by ferry from Amed to Gili.

From South Bali to Gili?
It takes approximately 3 hours to get from Kuta (South Bali) to Amed, if you are staying in South Bali we suggest you choose a different fast boat operator which operates out of Serangan or Padangbai to Gili.

Amed Fast Boat
Each of Freebird-Express fast boats is powered by five 250hp outboard engines to ensure fast travel times. Read more about the boats of Freebird-Express.

Check-in time
Check-in time is by the latest 30 minutes before departure. To not be late (Bali’s traffic can be heavy at times) and miss your fast boat to the Gili Islands we advise you to be there 60 minutes before ETD.


Hotel pickup & return

Freebird-Express provides free transportation service by car from and to your hotel in the Amed area, Tulamben and Tirtagangga. For transportation service by car to other areas in Bali please refer to the prices below:

Area Price (IDR) Per
Airport, Kuta, Seminyak, Kerobokan, Jimbaran, Nusa Dua and Canggu 650.000 Private car (4 seats)
Sanur 500.000 Private car (4 seats)
Ubud Area 550.000 Private car (4 seats)
Candidasa 300.000 Private car (4 seats)
Tulamben 75.000 Private car (4 seats)
Lovina 475.000 Private car (4 seats)
Pemuteran 675.000 Private car (4 seats)

All prices are in IDR (Indonesia Rupiah).

Estimated pickup times for departure from Bali to the Gili Islands will be between 07:30 - 08:30 (May vary depending on your location). Once you have made your booking, Freebird-Express will contact you prior to departure to confirm the exact pickup time. Arrival time back in Bali from Lombok will be around 15:00, not including transport time by car back to your hotel, villa or bungalow.

Important note: Hotel pickup and drop-off requests for last-minute bookings (bookings made after 09:30 PM (Bali time) for the next day) can't always be guaranteed and are subject to availability and terms of the boat operator.

All hotel pickup and drop service is a service operated by the boat operator and is subject to availability by the operator. We only forward your pickup and drop-off request to the operator.


All cancellations must be made in writing and acknowledged by Freebird-Express.

Cancellation & No-show or late-arrival fee:

Normal Season
100% Refund for cancellation more than 7 days prior to departure.
No-show: no refund will be given.

High Season
100% Refund for cancellation 14 days prior to departure.
No-show: no refund will be given.

Rescheduling is based on seat availability and if made 48 hours prior to departure there is no charge. Otherwise, extra fee may be charged.

Connecting flights
Freebird-Express will take in no way responsibility for delays or missing connecting flights.

May you need assistance in any of above please feel free to contact our customer service.

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