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There are 7 ways to get from Bangkok to Ko Lanta (Island) by plane, car, car ferry, bus or train

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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Fly Suvarnabhumi to Krabi, drive, car ferry  •  6h 7m

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Krabi (KBV) BKK - KBV
  2. Drive from Krabi to Krabi pier
  3. Take the car ferry from Krabi pier to Ko Lanta

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Fly Don Muang to Krabi, drive, car ferry  •  6h 45m

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Krabi (KBV) DMK - KBV
  2. Drive from Krabi to Krabi pier
  3. Take the car ferry from Krabi pier to Ko Lanta

Fly Don Muang to Trang, drive, car ferry  •  7h 40m

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Trang (TST) DMK - TST
  2. Drive from Hat Yao Pier to Krabi pier
  3. Take the car ferry from Krabi pier to Ko Lanta

Bus, drive, car ferry  •  14h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Krabi Bus Station
  2. Drive from Krabi Bus to Krabi pier
  3. Take the car ferry from Krabi pier to Ko Lanta

Train, drive, car ferry  •  17h 5m

  1. Take the train from Bang Sue Junction to Trang
  2. Drive from Trang to Krabi pier
  3. Take the car ferry from Krabi pier to Ko Lanta

Train, drive, car ferry via Kantang  •  19h 24m

  1. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Kantang
  2. Drive from Kantang to Krabi pier
  3. Take the car ferry from Krabi pier to Ko Lanta

Drive, car ferry  •  12h 15m

  1. Drive from Bangkok to Krabi pier
  2. Take the car ferry from Krabi pier to Ko Lanta

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bangkok and Ko Lanta (Island) is 697 km.

It takes approximately 6h 7m to get from Bangkok to Ko Lanta (Island), including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Krabi Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Thai Airways International, Thai Vietjet Air and Thai Smile offer flights from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Krabi Airport.

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There are 460+ hotels available in Ko Lanta (Island). Prices start at ฿3750 per night.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Suvarnabhumi Airport is to train which takes 26 min and costs ฿40 - ฿55.

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Map of how to get from Bangkok to Ko Lanta (Island).
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  • Distance: 696.6 km
  • Duration: 6h 7m

What companies run services between Bangkok, Thailand and Ko Lanta (Island), Thailand?

There is no direct connection from Bangkok to Ko Lanta (Island). However, you can take the train to Suvarnabhumi Airport, take the walk to Suvarnabhumi airport, fly to Krabi, take the walk to Krabi Airport, take the bus to Krabi, take the drive to Krabi pier, take the car ferry to Ko Lanta, then take the drive to Ko Lanta (Island). Alternatively, you can take the bus to Don Mueang, take the walk to Don Muang airport, fly to Krabi, take the walk to Krabi Airport, take the bus to Krabi, take the drive to Krabi pier, take the car ferry to Ko Lanta, then take the drive to Ko Lanta (Island).

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿950 - ฿4500
Flights from Don Muang to Trang
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1300 - ฿3900
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1400 - ฿5500
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1200 - ฿4700
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Don Muang to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1100 - ฿5000
Flights from Don Muang to Trang
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1500 - ฿3000
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿750 - ฿2700
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Don Muang to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1000 - ฿6000
Flights from Don Muang to Trang
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1500 - ฿4200
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Bang Sue Junction to Trang
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿250 - ฿1800
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
฿250 - ฿320
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿750 - ฿1000
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿480 - ฿650
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿1300 - ฿1800
Train from Hua Lamphong to Kantang
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿250 - ฿1800
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
฿250 - ฿330
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿750 - ฿1100
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿490 - ฿700
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿1300 - ฿1800
Bus operators
Ferry operators
car ferry
Car ferry from Krabi pier to Ko Lanta
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly

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