There are 9 ways to get from Bangkok to Koh Lanta by plane, ferry, bus, bus and ferry 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.

Recommended option

Fly Suvarnabhumi to Krabi, Longtail Boat, ferry  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Krabi (KBV) BKK - KBV
  2. Take the Longtail Boat from Ao Nang Pier to Railay Beach
  3. Take the ferry from Railay Beach to Koh Lanta

$59 - $200

Cheapest option

Bus  •  16 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Jolly Travel Khao San to Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta

$34

7 alternative options

Fly Don Muang to Trang, ferry  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Trang (TST) DMK - TST
  2. Take the ferry from Hat Yao Pier to Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta

$87 - $198

Fly Don Muang to Krabi, Longtail Boat, ferry  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Krabi (KBV) DMK - KBV
  2. Take the Longtail Boat from Ao Nang Pier to Railay Beach
  3. Take the ferry from Railay Beach to Koh Lanta

$48 - $161

Fly Suvarnabhumi to Phuket, Speed boat, ferry  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Phuket (HKT) BKK - HKT
  2. Take the Speed boat from Phuket Bang Rong Pier to Koh Yao Noi
  3. Take the ferry from Koh Yao Noi to Koh Lanta

$89 - $273

Fly Don Muang to Phuket, Speed boat, ferry  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Phuket (HKT) DMK - HKT
  2. Take the Speed boat from Phuket Bang Rong Pier to Koh Yao Noi
  3. Take the ferry from Koh Yao Noi to Koh Lanta

$76 - $244

Fly Don Muang to Surat Thani, bus  •  10 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Surat Thani (URT) DMK - URT
  2. Take the bus from Surat Thani station to Ko Lanta

$44 - $136

Bus and ferry  •  15 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Bangkok Khao San Road to Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta

$36 - $41

Train, ferry  •  19 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Kantang 167 Hua Lamphong - Kantang - Class II Sleeper AC / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Hat Yao Pier to Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta Tigerline

$73 - $131

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Koh Lanta is to bus which costs ฿1100 and takes 16 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Koh Lanta is to fly and Longtail Boat and ferry which costs ฿1900 - ฿7000 and takes 7 h 1 min.

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The distance between Bangkok and Koh Lanta is 697 km.

It takes approximately 7 h 1 min to get from Bangkok to Koh Lanta, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bangkok Khao San Road and arriving at Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Bangkok to Koh Lanta.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 435.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 1 min

What companies run services between Bangkok, Thailand and Koh Lanta, Thailand?

Jolly Travel operates a bus from Bangkok to Koh Lanta once daily. Tickets cost $34 and the journey takes 16 h 30 min.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Trang
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Flights from Don Muang to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $75
Flights from Don Muang to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Flights from Don Muang to Surat Thani
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Don Muang to Trang
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Flights from Don Muang to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $150
Flights from Don Muang to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Flights from Don Muang to Surat Thani
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $150
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Krabi via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Don Muang to Trang
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Don Muang to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Flights from Don Muang to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $200
Flights from Don Muang to Surat Thani
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $180
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Hua Lamphong to Kantang
Ave. Duration
16 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $55
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$7 - $10
2nd Class (Seat)
$14 - $20
2nd Class (Berth)
$23 - $35
1st Class (Berth)
$40 - $55
Bus operators
Phantip Travel
Website
phantiptravel.com
Bus from Surat Thani station to Ko Lanta
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
phantiptravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Thai Sriram Tour
Website
thaisriram.com
Bus and ferry from Bangkok Khao San Road to Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
thaisriram.com
Book at
easybook.com
Paradive Travel
Website
paradivetravel.lnwshop.com
Bus and ferry from Hua Lamphong station to Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
paradivetravel.lnwshop.com
Book at
12go.asia
Jolly Travel
Website
jollytravel.in.th
Bus from Jolly Travel Khao San to Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
jollytravel.in.th
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Longtail Boat
Ferry from Ao Nang Pier to Railay Beach
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Tigerline Ferry
Website
tigerlinetravel.com
Ferry from Railay Beach to Koh Lanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry from Hat Yao Pier to Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Ferry from Koh Yao Noi to Koh Lanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $110
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Rock'n'Row Thailand
Website
rocknrowthailand.com
Ferry from Phuket Bang Rong Pier to Koh Yao Noi
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
rocknrowthailand.com

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