Transportation in Bali comes in plenty of flavors, some more tourist-friendly than the others. If you’re not relying on your hotel to get you around—not that there’s anything wrong with that—you can get around town on foot, on rented bike or motorbike, or via bemo.
If you’re seeking to go between towns, you can catch a ride on a public bemo (bus), a private bemo, a taxi, a car/driver rental package, or rent a car to drive.
Due to its large and spottily-regulated tourist industry, Bali hosts an endless number of short- and long-distance transport entrepreneurs, each jostling to get your business. Some of them are honest brokers; some are not. Follow our tips to ensure you don’t get ripped off by unscrupulous Balinese transportation providers.
Riding a taxi in Bali works the same way it does everywhere else: you hail a taxi from