Car Hire at Bali Airport
This information is correct as of July 2015
Whether you want to immerse yourself in the chaos of Denpasar, take in the natural beauty and tranquillity of Ubud or escape to a mountain top for breath-taking views, you can find the best car hire at Bali Airport with Skyscanner.
Where to hire a car at Bali Airport
There are five hire companies with desks at Bali Airport: Europcar, Avis, Hertz, Sixt and Budget. All of the desks are inside the terminal, so you don’t need to go far to pick up your car.
Petrol stations near Bali Airport
Depending on your car rental agreement, you may need to hand your car back with a full tank.
The nearest petrol station to Bali Airport is a 25 minute drive by car. Take Jl. Akses Bandara Ngurah Rai out of the airport and turn slightly left. Head for the Bandara Ngurah Rai Toll Road then Bali Mandara Road on which the petrol station will be on the right hand side.
Driving around Bali Airport
Bali Airport is well connected to the region’s main roads. The Bali Mandara Toll Road or Nusa Dua-Ngurah Rai-Benoa Toll Road is close to the airport and connects the capital city of Denpasar and South Kuta, Badung Regency and Nusa Dua with Ngurah Rai International Airport
Getting to your destination
We’ve put together a quick guide on getting to the most popular destinations from Bali Airport.
Sitting in the beautiful highlands in the East of Bali lies the perfect peak of Mount Batur in Kintamani; a haven for hikers, walkers and climbers. The views from this 1700 meter volcanic summit are simply astounding, across swathes of green pastures, tropical flowers and traditional temples. Many hikers choose to reach the summit for sunset, promising the best view on the island. The treks aren’t too advanced making it accessible for all levels of walkers, while the views are guaranteed to take the breath away.
Kintamani is a two hour drive from Bali Airport. Take the airport road to Ngurah Rai By Pass and follow signs for Kintamani.
Ubud is Bali’s cultural heart. Here, galleries, art, vivid colour, music, dance, song and festivals fill the seasons. Ubud’s energy surpasses that of any other Balinese city and yet, despite its traditional hedonism, Ubud still exudes tranquillity and natural beauty thanks to its breath-taking surroundings. Rolling lush green hills and paddy fields that shimmer in the humidity are strewn with mystical temples silhouetted against the blue sky. While you can wine, dine and party until sundown, you can also hike, cycle, swim, white water raft, practice yoga and meditation or enjoy a blissful local massage in this delightful city of contrasts.
Ubud is just an hour’s drive from Bali Airport. From the airport road, get on to the Ngurah Rai By Pass following signs to Ubud.
This frenetic, sprawling city may not be to everyone’s taste but it is worth giving it a couple of days. Through the humid heat-haze, cars and scooters criss-cross wildly on the packed streets while locals bundle themselves into malls and cafes and haggle for goods in the colourful local markets. There is much local culture from traditional temples to the delicious local food and silk to be bought at fabulous prices. Don’t pass Denpasar; treat it as a stepping stone to the rest of Bali!
Denpasar is under an hour’s drive from Bali Airport. From the airport road, get on to Sunset Road then Thamrin. Follow sings here for Bali before taking the first exit onto Veteran Road.
Parking in Denpasar is basically a free for all. There is on-street parking which is first come first served and mostly free and there are also more secure car parks dotted around the city. Most shopping malls, hotels in Bali-hotels.html) and other public areas tend to offer free parking.