Cheap flights to Bali

What's Bali like?

There's much to love about Bali. The Indonesian island is a tropical paradise with a rich history and a diverse culture, making it a popular destination for New Zealand and Australian holidaymakers.

The island has many different spots for different types of tourists. Kuta is popular for its nightlife, Seminyak is better suited for families and Ubud is a hub of tranquility and spirituality.

Which airlines fly to Bali?

Several airlines make flights to Bali from New Zealand, including:

Of these, only Air New Zealand offers direct flights.


How long is the flight to Bali?

Auckland to Bali

9 hours 15 minutes (direct)

Christchurch to Bali

12 hours (1 stop)

Queenstown to Bali

11 hours 10 minutes (1 stop)

Wellington to Bali

12 hours 45 minutes (1 stop)

What is the best time to visit Bali?

Bali boasts long days of sunshine throughout the year, making it a tropical getaway to suit your schedule.

The island has dry and wet seasons, with the rain coming most heavily between October and April. This can be anything from a quick shower to a heavy storm – at best making the day more humid, at worst forcing the cancellation of your plans.

Do I need a visa for Bali?

No. New Zealand passport holders can visit Indonesia for up to 30 days without a visa.

How expensive is Bali?

Bali is far cheaper than New Zealand in almost all respects. Accommodation and taxis cost a lot less than they do at home, while a meal out with a couple of beers will normally cost you less than NZ$10.

Arriving in Bali

Bali's airport (DPS), found in Denpasar, has 2 terminals: 1 for international flights and 1 for domestic. These are separated by the Festival Plaza, which is full of shops and restaurants. There's also a 24-hour cafe available for those arriving on late flights.

The easiest way to get to your hotel from the airport is with a taxi. Buy a ticket from the official counter in the arrivals hall and take it out to the taxi rank.

Official taxis work on a fixed fee basis. Some selected fares:

  • Kuta: 50,000 rupiah

  • Jimbaran: 75,000 rupiah

  • Legian: 55,000 rupiah

  • Seminyak: 60,000 rupiah

  • Ubud: 195,000 rupiah

Useful tips about Bali

Although it's a good idea to stay well hydrated, the tap water in Bali is not safe to drink.

Packing a sarong is great not only for the beach but also to cover up when visiting temples.

Bali is known as a relaxing holiday spot, but it has its fair share of adrenaline rushes too. Find out more in this article.

Add these scenic spots in Bali to your itinerary.

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Please note: all information is correct as of September, 2017.

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Airports near Bali (Denpasar)

Frequently asked questions

There's one airport in Denpasar: Bali (Denpasar).
Delta, Oman Air, Singapore Airlines, KLM, Batik Air, SilkAir, Air New Zealand and Bangkok Airways all fly direct to Bali (Denpasar).
The cheapest month to fly to Bali (Denpasar) is June.

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