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Two easy ways to reach Ubud

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    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Sun, February 11, 2018 | 10:05 am
Two easy ways to reach Ubud The entrance to Agung Rai Museum of Art, Ubud, Bali. (Shutterstock/File)

Ubud in Gianyar regency, Bali, is recognized as the island’s cultural center. Surrounded by rain forest, the peaceful area was among the world’s top 15 cities, according to a survey released by United States-based travel magazine Travel+Leisure.

Despite its popularity, first-time visitors may have a hard time reaching Ubud, as it is located a 1.5-hour drive from Ngurah Rai International Airport.

Kompas.com has compiled two easy ways to go to Ubud.

Read also: Ubud listed among 'world's top 15 cities'

Kura Kura Bus


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Kura Kura Bus is a public shuttle bus service available at several pick-up points in Bali.

The pick-up point for the Ubud route is located at T Galleria by DFS on Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai.

Available five times a day, the one-way ticket is priced at Rp 80,000 (US$5.92). Meanwhile, the return ticket is priced at Rp 120,000 and can be used within one week of the departure date.

Trans Sarbagita

Those traveling on a shoestring budget may want to consider the Trans Sarbagita bus service.

By paying Rp 3,500, passengers can board a bus from Central Parkir Kuta to Batubulan bus terminal. Passengers will then need to continue by bemo (three-wheeled public transportation van) to Ubud, which is priced at Rp 5,000. (jes/kes)


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