Cheap Flights to Bali

Bali overview

When is the best time to fly to Bali?

Peak season:

The months from July to August and December to January are the most popular months for booking a trip to Bali. These months coincide with school holiday periods. Apart from these months, the dry season from June to September sees an influx of prices. Temperatures range from 23°C to 31°C and this kind of weather (high temperature, low humidity) can make it a challenge to find cheap flights to Bali during this period.


Off season:

Booking flight tickets is easier during off-peak season from March to October when weather conditions are still pleasant and temperatures range from 23°C to 32°C. Rainfall increases during these months but for travellers who don’t mind the warm monsoon climate, relaxation and entertainment awaits, as well as better accommodation deals and of course cheap flights to Bali.

When is the best time to book a flight to Bali?

The months from March to June and September to October are the best times to book cheap flights to Bali. Booking during these months allows travellers to avoid the months of July and August, when there is an influx of family visitors. It’s also best to avoid booking during Galungan celebrations. The dates of this auspicious event in Bali change according to the 210-day Balinese calendar. Booking as far ahead as possible increases the chance of getting the cheapest flight tickets.

How long is the flight to Bali?

Flights from Cape Town to Bali - 27 hours 55 minutes (average 1 stop).

Flights from Johannesburg to Bali - 26 hours 55 minutes (average 1 stop).

Flights from Durban to Bali - 32 hours 15 minutes (average 2 stop).

Flights from George to Bali - 23 hours 45 minutes (average 2 stop).

Which airlines operate flights to Bali?

The following major airlines offer flights to Bali: Singapore Airlines, Emirates, Qatar Airways, Etihad, Cathay Pacific and KLM. When booking flight tickets, remember that these airlines have varying numbers of stops before reaching the final destination.

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

After securing plane tickets to Bali, it’s important to choose your mode of transport from the airport. A number of car hire companies are situated nearby. Before you fly to Bali, it’s also useful to research what the local traffic rules are and how to travel safely on the roads. The Ngurah Rai Airport Taxi is a reliable way to travel from the airport – signage to the counter provides easy directions for first-time visitors. Airport transfers can also be booked in advance.

Bali insider information

  • Bali offers regular workshops on the traditional art of Batik. As the textile design that is synonymous with Indonesia, the craft of Batik involves decorating fabric with ancient motifs using a wax and dye process. That’s why Bali is on our list of 10 places to learn something new.
  • For travellers who enjoy catching the last rays of a majestic sunset, Bali provides the ideal destination – Tanah Lot Temple. Renowned for its natural beauty, this Hindu temple is built on solid sea rock overlooking the Indian Ocean.
  • The Bali Shell Museum is a triple storey gallery featuring a collection of shells, fossilised specimens and natural trinkets crafted into pieces of fine art. A fascinating experience to read up on once you book your cheap flights to Bali.
  • Bali is a great alternative summer holiday destination for students on the lookout for a less-conventional overseas adventure. Some local hotels offer negotiable rates and Bali’s night markets are great destinations for bargain shopping. When starting to compare flights to Bali, look out for these special packages.

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How much do things cost in Bali?

Denpasar
Loaf of white bread
R 16.54
Cheap meal
R 24.32
Local draught beer (0.5 litre)
R 21.16
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre
R 1777.42

International departures to Bali

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