Mataram travel guide

Mataram Tourism | Mataram Guide

You're Going to Love Mataram

With a population of 318.674, Mataram is the largest city in West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia by the number of inhabitants. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. We recommend you stay at least 3 days in order to fully appreciate everything Mataram has to offer.

When to visit Mataram

Mataram in November
Estimated hotel price
S$ 23
1 night at 3-star hotel
Mataram in November
Estimated hotel price
S$ 23
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Mataram in December, when the average temperature is 29 °C, and the highest can go up to 33 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is July, when it can get as cold as 22 °C, with an average temperature of 25 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in January, when precipitation is around 280 mm. In contrast, August is usually the driest month of the year in Mataram, with an average rainfall of 19 mm.

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How to Get to Mataram

Plane

Although Mataram doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Praya Lombok Intl (LOP), which is located 26 km from Mataram. Bali Ngurah Rai Airport is the most popular, with regular flights from Air France, Garuda Indonesia, KLM and other airlines departing from Singapore. The shortest flight to Mataram from Singapore departs from Singapore and takes around 2h 45m.

Car

Another option to get to Mataram is to pick up a car hire from Denpasar, which is about 99 km from Mataram. You’ll find branches of TRAC Astra and Eazyrent, among others, in Denpasar.

Plane

Although Mataram doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Praya Lombok Intl (LOP), which is located 26 km from Mataram. Bali Ngurah Rai Airport is the most popular, with regular flights from Air France, Garuda Indonesia, KLM and other airlines departing from Singapore. The shortest flight to Mataram from Singapore departs from Singapore and takes around 2h 45m.

Car

Another option to get to Mataram is to pick up a car hire from Denpasar, which is about 99 km from Mataram. You’ll find branches of TRAC Astra and Eazyrent, among others, in Denpasar.

Airlines serving Mataram

Lufthansa
Good (4,685 reviews)
KLM
Good (843 reviews)
SWISS
Good (938 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,727 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,195 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,464 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,599 reviews)
Air France
Good (972 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,110 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,951 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,376 reviews)
Finnair
Good (786 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (784 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (929 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (847 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,898 reviews)
Cathay Pacific
Good (553 reviews)
JetBlue
Good (1,553 reviews)
Egypt Air
Good (194 reviews)
Malaysia Airlines
Good (189 reviews)
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Where to stay in Mataram

From 5-star hotels such as the The Lombok Lodge Suites & Private Villas to great affordable options like the Sunsethouse Lombok, Mataram offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around S$ 30 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to S$ 321 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Mataram

Most booked hotels in Mataram

Qunci Villas Resort
5 stars
Excellent (9.2, Excellent reviews)
S$ 151+
Katamaran Hotel & Resort
4 stars
Excellent (9.1, Excellent reviews)
S$ 166+
Living Asia Resort and Spa
4 stars
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
S$ 93+
Favehotel Langko Mataram - Lombok
3 stars
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
S$ 28+
Holiday Resort Lombok
4 stars
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
S$ 62+
Aston Inn Mataram
4 stars
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
S$ 47+

Hiring a car in Mataram

Expect to pay S$ 1.14 per litre in Mataram (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 13.57 and S$ 18.09.

Expect to pay S$ 1.14 per litre in Mataram (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 13.57 and S$ 18.09.