South Kuta travel guide

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You're Going to Love South Kuta

South Kuta 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 6 days in order to fully appreciate everything South Kuta has to offer.

When to visit South Kuta

South Kuta in June
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
South Kuta in June
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to South Kuta


When flying to South Kuta, you’ll arrive at Bali Ngurah Rai Airport (DPS), which is located 2 miles from the city center. The shortest flight to South Kuta from the United States departs from San Francisco and takes around 22h 35m.


AccesRail is the only carrier operating train routes to South Kuta. The train journey from South Kuta to Brussels takes 34h 49m and costs around $5,611 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Montreal, expect to pay about $6,824 for a 36h 13m trip.


Another option to get to South Kuta is to pick up a car rental from Denpasar, which is about 7 miles from South Kuta. You’ll find branches of Eazyrent and TRAC Astra, among others, in Denpasar.

Airports near South Kuta

Airlines serving South Kuta

United Airlines
Good (2,838 reviews)
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American Airlines
Good (4,377 reviews)
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Air France
Good (399 reviews)
British Airways
Good (1,414 reviews)
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Turkish Airlines
Good (1,324 reviews)
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Qatar Airways
Good (1,206 reviews)
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Etihad Airways
Good (308 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (320 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (439 reviews)
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Cathay Pacific
Good (51 reviews)
Malaysia Airlines
Good (48 reviews)
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Where to stay in South Kuta

From 5-star hotels such as the Holiday Inn Resort Baruna Bali to great affordable options like the Marriott Vac Club Bali Nusa Du, South Kuta offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around $55 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $313 and up for a 5-star experience. There are also lots of vacation rental options in South Kuta, with prices from $7 to $1,210 per night. Jimbaran is the neighborhood with the highest amount of rentals to choose from. On average, vacation rentals in South Kuta are about 39% more expensive than a hotel room in the city.

Benoa - Here you’ll find travelers’ favorites such as The Mulia, Vouk Hotel & Suites and Conrad Bali. The average nightly price for a double room in Benoa is $7.

Most popular hotel in South Kuta by neighborhood

Where to stay in popular areas of South Kuta

Most booked hotels in South Kuta

Padma Resort Legian
Excellent (9.4, 199 reviews)
Excellent (9.2, 1144 reviews)
The Apurva Kempinski Bali
Excellent (9.2, 869 reviews)
Courtyard By Marriott Bali Seminyak Resort - Chse Certified
Excellent (9, 1036 reviews)
AYANA Resort Bali
Excellent (9, 924 reviews)
Hilton Bali Resort
Excellent (8.7, 1521 reviews)
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Renting a car in South Kuta

Expect to pay $3.29 per gallon in South Kuta (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $39.52 and $52.69.