Last updated on August 16th, 2020 at 03:29 pm
If you are traveling around Bali the best way to move around is renting a motorbike. In case you are looking how to get from Seminyak to Ubud by bus (cheapest option), taxi, Go jek and Grab and private transportation we will give you all the information in this blog post.
The distance from Seminyak to Ubud is only 35 kilometers. But traffic is really bad in Bali and it can take you from 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes to get there. Read here Ubud itinerary and best sim card in Bali.
Seminyak to Ubud
How to get from Seminyak to Ubud by Bus (Cheapest Option)
The cheapest option from Seminyak to Ubud is by bus. It will be great option if you are traveling alone and on a budget and with not so much luggage. First you will have to reach from Seminyak to Kuta where you can get Perama Buses and Kura Kura Buses. You can do it by Go Jek motorbike app for maybe around $1 USD.
The buses from Kuta to Ubud costs 80K IDR which is $5 USD. It will take more than one hour since is doing a few stops on the way to Ubud. The buses are leaving from Perama Tour & Travel or Kura Kura Buses, click here to know the exact location.
There are only a few buses during the day but if it’s matching the schedule can be apart from cheapest option from Seminyak to Ubud the most convenient.
Best Option Seminyak to Ubud by Go Jek And Grab
If you want to get from Seminyak to Ubud by Go Jek and Grab will be one of the best options. You can book online in advance and the prices are fixed. The fare Seminyak to Ubud can be around 200-250K IDR cheaper than taxi.
The travel time Seminyak to Ubud will be 1 hour or 1 hour 30 minutes. And this option is great if you are traveling 2-3 people with luggage. For us is our favorite option to move around Bali.
Seminyak to Ubud by Taxi
If you want to get from Seminyak to Ubud by taxi will be a comfortable option. Taxi prices Seminyak to Ubud will be starting 300K IDR (around $20 USD).
The cheapest taxi and reliable that we always use in Bali is Blue Bird Taxi. The travel time from Seminyak to Ubud can be from 1 hour to 1 hour and a half depending on the traffic.
Seminyak to Ubud Private Transportation
If you prefer the comfort of private transportation around Bali because you are traveling in a group or with too much luggage. It will not be expensive and it will be so efficient.
If you are traveling with a private driver from Seminyak to Ubud you can stop anytime to take pictures or to buy anything that you see on the way.
BEST TIME TO VISIT UBUD
The best time to visit Ubud is from April to October. The most hectic time in Ubud are on July and August. Make sure to remember those months so you can plan ahead. November to March is Ubud’s wet season so the beaches may not be at their best. Still, it’s worth the trip since Ubud is still beautiful during this time.
Click here to know when is the best season to visit Ubud!
DAILY BUDGET TRAVEL IN UBUD
You can find cafes serving less than $1 USD and you can also eat local food like Nasi Goreng or Nasi Campur for $1-2. You can also enjoy some Smoothies and Gelato if you’re traveling on a hot season. Everything’s really affordable if you are traveling on a budget, you won’t have any problem at all. They also offer beers during Happy Hour for only $2-3 USD.
For accommodation, you can find really good accommodation for an affordable price. Prices start from $7 USD in a local guesthouse depending on how much you want to stretch your budget.
You can do tours (for example Tegalallang Rice fields starting from $10 USD). You can also get massages for $4-5 USD per hour and rent a motorbike for $4-5 USD per day. Ubud is really great for budget travelers.
You can also try AirBnB in Bali with prices starting from 140K IDR which is $10 USD. Click here to get $30 USD off your first booking with AirBnB!
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