There are daily flights between Denpasar, Bali and the capital of Lombok, Mataram. Lombok International Airport (LOP) in Tanah Awu, Central Lombok District has located about 30 km or an hour drive southeast of Mataram. Airlines, which fly to Lombok, are Garuda, Lion Air, and Silk Air. Cost airport transfers approximately IDR 200.000 – 400.000 per one way depending on your destination.
The public ferry travels between Padangbai (Bali) and Lembar (Lombok) multiple times a day. The trip takes around 4-5 hours. Motorbikes and cars can be taken on the ferry. If you are prone to sea-sickness be warned that the trip can be rough. Ferries travel between Labuhan Lombok and Poto Tano on Sumbawa multiple times a day. The trip takes one and a half hours.
By Fast Boat
BlueWater Express is one of the fast boat companies that will take you from Bali to mainland Lombok. There are 2 convenient departure points from Bali: Serangan (just near the Benoa Harbour) and Padang Bai Harbour. You can also check on gilibookings.com for more options and information around transport or accommodation on this scenic island.