Ngurah Rai International Airport - The Unofficial Airports Guide

Bali Departures

Note: Early in 2009 the Bali governor gave the go-ahead for a long-awaited expansion of Ngurah Rai airport. The plans call for the domestic terminal to be expanded and upgraded, after which it will be used as the international terminal, while the current international building will be converted to domestic. During the construction, there may be some changes to the arrival and departure processes described here.

As with arrivals, departures from Bali are similar for both domestic and international flights. Check-in counters for all departures are on the ground level, next to the arrival halls.

  • You must pass through a security check to enter the departure building. At last try, this initial screening was getting quit strict, requiring the removal of watches and belts.
  • After checking in for your flight, you proceed upstairs to the departure lounges. Before reaching these, you will need to purchase a departure tax coupon.
  • International passengers will need to go through passport control immediately after paying the departure tax.

Departure Tax at Bali

The departure tax is 40,000 Rupiah (333,333,333.33 USD) for domestic flights and 150,000 (1,250,000,000.00 USD) for international flights. Note, however, that as of 4 October 2012, the domestic departure tax for Garuda Indonesia customers has been included in the ticket price and does note need to be paid at the airport.


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