Ubud travel guide

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You're Going to Love Ubud

With a population of 28.373, Ubud is a must-see destination in Bali, Indonesia. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. We recommend you stay at least 4 days in order to fully appreciate everything Ubud has to offer.

When to visit Ubud

Ubud in March
Estimated hotel price
$148
1 night at 3-star hotel
Ubud in March
Estimated hotel price
$148
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Ubud in January, when the average temperature is 28 °C, and the highest can go up to 30 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is July, when it can get as cold as 24 °C, with an average temperature of 26 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in January, when precipitation is around 340 mm. In contrast, August is usually the driest month of the year in Ubud, with an average rainfall of 20 mm.

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How to Get to Ubud

Plane

Although Ubud doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Bali Ngurah Rai Airport (DPS), which is located 29 km from Ubud. The shortest flight to Ubud from Australia departs from Perth and takes around 3h 40m.

Car

Another option to get to Ubud is to pick up a car hire from Denpasar, which is about 20 km from Ubud. You’ll find branches of TRAC Astra and Eazyrent, among others, in Denpasar.

Plane

Although Ubud doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Bali Ngurah Rai Airport (DPS), which is located 29 km from Ubud. The shortest flight to Ubud from Australia departs from Perth and takes around 3h 40m.

Car

Another option to get to Ubud is to pick up a car hire from Denpasar, which is about 20 km from Ubud. You’ll find branches of TRAC Astra and Eazyrent, among others, in Denpasar.

Airlines serving Ubud

Lufthansa
Good (4,690 reviews)
KLM
Good (839 reviews)
SWISS
Good (961 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,673 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,557 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,235 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,606 reviews)
Air France
Good (983 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,113 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,989 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,406 reviews)
Finnair
Good (840 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (933 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (792 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,806 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (839 reviews)
Cathay Pacific
Good (536 reviews)
JetBlue
Good (1,569 reviews)
Egypt Air
Good (191 reviews)
Malaysia Airlines
Good (188 reviews)
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Where to stay in Ubud

From 5-star hotels such as the Tanah Gajah, a Resort by Hadiprana to great affordable options like the Anahata Villas & Spa Resort, Ubud offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around $67 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $451 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Merthayasa Bungalows and Suparsa's Homestay.

Where to stay in popular areas of Ubud

Most booked hotels in Ubud

Komaneka At Bisma
5 stars
Excellent (9.4, Excellent reviews)
$394+
The Kayon Resort
4 stars
Excellent (9.3, Excellent reviews)
$302+
Maya Ubud Resort & Spa
5 stars
Excellent (9, Excellent reviews)
$293+
Alaya Resort Ubud
5 stars
Excellent (8.9, Excellent reviews)
$251+
Komaneka At Rasa Sayang
4 stars
Excellent (8.9, Excellent reviews)
$207+
Mara River Safari Lodge
0 stars
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
$329+

Hiring a car in Ubud

Expect to pay $1.35 per litre in Ubud (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $16.11 and $21.47. Mini (Class Mini Car or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Ubud, while also 12% cheaper than other types, on average.

Expect to pay $1.35 per litre in Ubud (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $16.11 and $21.47. Mini (Class Mini Car or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Ubud, while also 12% cheaper than other types, on average.