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There are 4 ways to get from Alor Setar to Ko Lipe by train, ferry, bus and ferry or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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KTM Komuter, ferry  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the KTM Komuter from Alor Setar to Bukit Ketri Butterworth
  2. Take the ferry from Pakbara Pier, Satun to Koh Lipe Sirilanta

$28 - $63

3 alternative options

Ferry, Speedboat  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the ferry from Kuala Kedah to Langkawi
  2. Take the Speedboat from Langkawi to Koh Lipe Tigerline

$35 - $132

KTM Komuter, train, bus and ferry  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Take the KTM Komuter from Alor Setar to Padang Besar
  2. Take the train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Hat Yai station to Koh Lipe

$29 - $53

KTM Komuter, bus, bus and ferry  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Take the KTM Komuter from Alor Setar to Padang Besar
  2. Take the bus from Padang Besar to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Hat Yai Bus Station to Ko Lipe

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Alor Setar to Ko Lipe is to KTM Komuter and ferry which costs RM 110 - RM 270 and takes 4 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Alor Setar to Ko Lipe is to ferry and Speedboat which costs RM 140 - RM 550 and takes 4 h 13 min.

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The distance between Alor Setar and Ko Lipe is 124 km.

The best way to get from Alor Setar to Ko Lipe without a car is to ferry and Speedboat which takes 4 h 13 min and costs RM 140 - RM 550.

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It takes approximately 4 h 51 min to get from Alor Setar to Ko Lipe, including transfers.

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Ko Lipe is 1 h behind Alor Setar. It is currently 2:53 PM in Alor Setar and 1:53 PM in Ko Lipe.

There are 85+ hotels available in Ko Lipe. Prices start at $19 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Alor Setar to Ko Lipe.
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  • Distance: 77.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 51 min

What companies run services between Alor Setar, Malaysia and Ko Lipe, Thailand?

There is no direct connection from Alor Setar to Ko Lipe. However, you can take the KTM Komuter to Bukit Ketri, take the drive to Pakbara Pier, Satun, then take the ferry to Koh Lipe. Alternatively, you can take a ferry from Alor Setar to Ko Lipe via Kuala Kedah and Langkawi in around 4 h 13 min.

Train operators
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from Alor Setar to Bukit Ketri
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Train from Alor Setar to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Alor Setar to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$3 - $4
Gold
$3 - $4
Platinum
$4 - $5
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $29
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$1 - $5
2nd Class (Seat)
$7 - $11
2nd Class (Berth)
$17 - $23
1st Class (Berth)
$22 - $29
Bus operators
Sukhothai Tour Hat Yai
Phone
081-542-4495
Email
sukhothaitourhatyai@gmail.com
Website
sukhothaitourhatyai.com
Bus and ferry from Hat Yai station to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
sukhothaitourhatyai.com
Book at
12go.asia
bus
Bus from Padang Besar to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Smart En Plus
Phone
0614655695
Email
chanyaon39@gmail.com
Website
12go.asia
Bus and ferry from Hat Yai Bus Station to Ko Lipe
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Ploy Siam Speed Boat
Phone
074-783338
Email
adang_sea_tour@hotmail.com
Website
adangseatour.com
Ferry from Pakbara Pier, Satun to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
adangseatour.com
Book at
12go.asia
Tigerline Ferry
Phone
+66980 168 181
Email
168ferry@gmail.com
Website
tigerlinetravel.com
Ferry from Pakbara Pier, Satun to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Ferry from Langkawi to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Langkawi Ferry Line
Website
langkawiferryline.com
Ferry from Kuala Kedah to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
langkawiferryline.com
Andaman Ferry Service
Phone
(+66)81-599-1936
Email
andamanferry@gmail.com
Website
andamanferryservice.com
Ferry from Langkawi to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $120
Schedules at
andamanferryservice.com
Bundhaya speedboat
Phone
081-6782826
Email
info@bundhayaspeedboat.com
Website
bundhayaspeedboat.com
Ferry from Langkawi to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
bundhayaspeedboat.com

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