You can reach the island with a number of direct daily fast boat services (price available upon request) leaving Benoa Harbor, Bali (approximately 2, 5 hours) or Padang Bai Harbor, Bali (approximately 1 hour). Arriving in the tiny Trawangan harbour get a horse-carriage (Cidomo) to Malino Homestay. The approx. 100 meters to the East Cental about Rp. 30, 000 or walking about 10mnt
Alternatively, you can take flights from Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, Surabaya or Bali that takes only 25 minutes flight time to Mataram, Lombok. Then, a pick up service can be arranged from the airport with our combine spacious air conditioned car + speedboat transfer service (price available on request) - which will take you trough a scenic drive along the western coastline (Sengigi) or trough a rain forest with monkeys along the road (Pusuk) - to a 7 - 10 minutes trip by our speed boat to the island.
Alternatively you can take a taxi to Bangsal, the little harbor village for the Gili islands. In Bangsal you can charter a boat to Gili Trawangan at an affordable price if you don't want to wait until the public boat has got its 12 or so passengers on board before it leaves. It takes a 40 minutes trip on an outrigger boat from Bangsal to Gili Trawangan.
No Car and Motorbike, Only Horse Cart and Bike