Car Hire at Ngurah Rai International Airport
This information is correct as of February 2018
Ngurah Rai International Airport is the airport that serves Denpasar, in Bali, Indonesia. From the airport, explore the county by driving out and about and see what the area has to offer. The rent-a-car agencies let travellers go at their own pace to see the destinations and spots that are scattered throughout the whole country.
Where to hire a car at Ngurah Rai International Airport
Car rental service providers that operate from within Ngurah Rai International Airport or Denpasar International Airport include international companies like Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, and Sixt.
What to expect when hiring a car from Ngurah Rai International Airport
Please be advised that driving within Bali is not for the weak-willed. When driving within Bali, it is best to go carefully since the area can lack formal traffic rules. The island and province has driving on the left-hand side with car and motorbike rental common and widely available throughout the areas. Sometimes, it is good to rent a car that also comes with a driver to help with navigation, among others. Driving by yourself is also possible, just be ready and alert at all times.
Driving around Ngurah Rai International Airport
Kuta, within Bali, is an administrative district and former fishing village towards the south of Bali. It is known for destinations such as Legian, Seminyak, Pura Luhur Uluwatu, Jalan Legian, Bali Shell Museum, and Garuda Wisnu Kencana, to name a few. When driving within Kuta, please bear in mind that heavy traffic constantly burden drivers that come and go within the area. It is recommended to find a parking spot within downtown Kuta and just walk towards the central part of the district. If opposed to walking approximately a kilometre and a half from downtown to the centre, options for parking also include some designated parking areas within Jalan Legian, close to the top of Poppies II, along with public parking bays within Jalan Pantai Kuta just beside the beach.
Getting to your destination
Travel out of Bali and reach some of the closer destinations such as South Kuta, Denpasar, and North Kuta.
South Kuta or Kuta South, is home to six villages such as Pecatu, Ungasan, Kutuh, Benoa, and Tanjung Benoa, to name a few.
To get to South Kuta within Badung Regency in Bali, Indonesia, first, drive down Jl. Airport Ngurah Rai for around 2.9 kilometres or seven minutes. After that, take Jl. Nusa Dua – Bandara Ngurah Rai – Benoa Toll Road/Mandara Toll Road to Jl. Taman Giri in Kuta Selatan for 9.4 kilometres or 11 minutes and go on Jl. Taman Giri for an additional 1.6 kilometres to reach the destination within approximately four minutes from origin.
Denpasar offers Alun-Alun Puputan or Puputan Square, Bali Museum, Lapangan Puputan Margarana or Puputan Park, Palace of Satria, and the Royal Temples, among others.
Driving out to Denpasar from Ngurah Rai International Airport can be done by going down Jl. Airport Ngurah Rai to Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai for seven minutes or 2.9 kilometres divided by continuing down southwest for 850 metres and down Jl. Akses Bandara Ngurah Rai for 350 metres, go through one roundabout after 1.7 kilometres. Also, just continue on Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai, then take Jl. Imam Bonjol to Jl. Veteran in Dangin Puri Kauh for 31 minutes or 12.6 kilometres to reach the destination. The total travel time from point A to point B is around 37 minutes and covers an area of 15.5 kilometres.
Also referred to as Kuta North, North Kuta serves as a district within Badung Regency and is known for its villages and subdistricts that include Canggu, Kerobokan, Tibu Beneng, to name a few.
Head on out to North Kuta from Ngurah Rai International Airport by taking Jl. Airport Ngurah Rai to Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai for 2.9 kilometres or seven minutes from point of origin. From there get to Jl. Raya Kerobokan and Jl. Raya Semer to Kerobokan for approximately 11 minutes or four kilometres, to reach North Kuta.