Bali Ngurah Rai International Airport in Denpasar, Indonesia

Bali International Airport Denpasar (DPS)

Bali International (also known as Ngurah Rai International) Airport lies 13kms to the south of the capital, Denpasar, and is the island’s main air arrivals hub as well as Indonesia’s third-busiest airport and its most crowded. 


Bali International terminal is the larger of its two passenger facilities, and is a hub for travellers from Australia and Asia. As well as flights by full-service carriers from across the world, airlines including Garuda Indonesia, Air Asia Indonesia, Jetstar, Skywest, Pacific Blue for Virgin and Strategic offer routes to the airport from various Australian cities.

Airlines servicing Bali International include but are not limited to Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, Garuda Airlines, & Malaysia Airlines.


Transportation from the airport is straightforward, either by hotel shuttle, metered or prepaid taxi or local bus services. Car hire is also available at the airport. For onward travel to far points on the island, domestic flights or ferries are the way to go, but for fast sea travel care should be taken in selecting an operator and craft, as poor maintenance and overcrowding can be dangerous.


Public transport is available in many forms from Bali International Airport. Such as taxis, buses, & ferrys. Ferrys make the trip from Ketapang on the island of Java to the mainland up to four times every hour. The journey takes just 30 min. 

Car hire

Car hire is available within the terminal, a pior booking is strongly advised.


Taxis are very common in Bali, you should have no trouble flagging one down. The charge for hiring a taxi starts at 5,000 rp for the first two km's and an additional 5,000 rp every km thereafter.

Airport departure tax.

Bali International Airport charges a one off tax when departing the airport. The tax is payable in cash only and in Rupiah only. The airport departure tax is 150,000 rp for International departures and 45,000 rp for domestic departures.