Feb 20 2011
The simple answer to this question is to not ask “how much”, but rather just to ask the taxi driver to put the meter on — that’s what it is there for. But, if you prefer to do it “off the meter” here are the “official” prices from Bali’s Ngurah Rai Airport to various spots across Bali.
You’ll find these stuck on the wall at the back of the “official taxi office” just outside the arrivals hall (exit arrivals and turn right, you can’t miss it). You tell them where you are going and pay there and then, get given a receipt and go jump in a cab.
These fares are slightly higher than what you’d pay inbound on the meter (for example the official fare to Sanur is 95,000 rupiah, but depending on traffic it will probably cost 10,000 or so less). The following should also make for a useful reference when the shyster cabbie in Kuta tells you he wants 200,000 rupiah for an off the meter run into the airport.
Taxi from Ngurah Rai Airport to:
Batubulan 105,000 rupiah
Bukit (Ayana) 95,000 rupiah
Bukit (Pecatu) 115,000 rupiah
Bukit (Uluwatu) 135,000 rupiah
Candidasa 335,000 rupiah
Canggu 135,000 rupiah
Denpasar 70,000-90,000 rupiah
Dyana Pura / Abimanyu 65,000 rupiah
Jimbaran (Intercon) 60,000 rupiah
Jimbaran (Four Seasons) 75,000 rupiah
Kuta (Discovery) 45,000 rupiah
Kuta Centre (Melasti etc) 50,000 rupiah
Legian (Jl Padma) 55,000 rupiah
Nusa Dua 95,000 rupiah
Nusa Dua (Nikko) 110,000 rupiah
Oberoi / Kerobokan 70,000 rupiah
Padang Bai 315,000 rupiah
Sanur 95,000 rupiah
Seminyak (Jl Double Six) 60,000 rupiah
Tanah Lot 190,000 rupiah
Tanjung Benoa 105,000 rupiah
Ubud 195,000 rupiah
Umalas 85,000 rupiah
If the cabbie says the above fares are wrong, here’s a pic
If you’re leaving from the airport, and want to bargain for a price, again use the above as a benchmark, If the driver wants more, then you’re better off using the official office. If he’ll take less, you’re in luck!
Update June 2011
We have more of Bali taxi fares here.
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