There are 8 ways to get from Bangkok to Koh Lanta by plane, ferry, bus and ferry, train 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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Fly Suvarnabhumi to Phuket, ferry  •  6h 47m

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Phuket (HKT) BKK - HKT
  2. Take the ferry from Ao Po Pier, Phuket to Koh Lanta

฿2245 - ฿4872

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Train, bus  •  16h 33m

  1. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Surat Thani Train Station 43 Hua Lamphong - Surat Thani - Class II AC / ...
  2. Take the bus from Surat Thani station to Ko Lanta

฿745 - ฿2047

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Fly Don Muang to Phuket, ferry  •  7h 32m

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Phuket (HKT) DMK - HKT
  2. Take the ferry from Ao Po Pier, Phuket to Koh Lanta

฿2155 - ฿4570

Fly Suvarnabhumi to Krabi, Longtail Boat, ferry  •  6h 56m

  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 (Station) to Koh Lanta

฿1690 - ฿4002

Fly Don Muang to Krabi, Longtail Boat, ferry  •  7h 29m

  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 (Station) to Koh Lanta

฿1610 - ฿4200

Fly Don Muang to Trang, ferry  •  7h 37m

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

฿2810 - ฿5250

Bus and ferry  •  15h 30m

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

฿1200 - ฿1250

Train, ferry  •  19h 26m

  1. Take the train from Bang Sue Junction to Kantang 167 Hua Lamphong - Kantang - Class II Sleeper Fan / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Hat Yao Pier to Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta Koh Lipe - Phuket

฿1506 - ฿3541

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Koh Lanta is to bus and ferry which costs ฿1200 - ฿1250 and takes 15h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Koh Lanta is to fly and ferry which costs ฿2200 - ฿4900 and takes 6h 47m.

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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 once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15h 30m.

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The distance between Bangkok and Koh Lanta is 697 km.

The best way to get from Bangkok to Koh Lanta without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 15h 30m and costs ฿1200 - ฿1250.

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It takes approximately 6h 47m to get from Bangkok to Koh Lanta, including transfers.

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Bangkok to Koh Lanta bus services, operated by Thai Sriram Tour, depart from Bangkok Khao San Road station.

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The quickest flight from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Phuket Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 19m.

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Bangkok to Koh Lanta bus services, operated by Thai Sriram Tour, arrive at Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta station.

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

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Map of how to get from Bangkok to Koh Lanta.
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  • Distance: 697.3 km
  • Duration: 6h 47m

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

Thai Sriram Tour operates a vehicle from Bangkok Khao San Road to Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta once daily. Tickets cost ฿1200 and the journey takes 15h 30m. Paradive Travel also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿490 - ฿2200
Flights from Don Muang to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿650 - ฿3000
Flights from Don Muang to Trang
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1100 - ฿3600
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1000 - ฿4500
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1100 - ฿4600
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1300 - ฿4700
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1000 - ฿4400
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1300 - ฿4600
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1100 - ฿4600
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1100 - ฿4600
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1200 - ฿4900
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Krabi via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1200 - ฿4900
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Don Muang to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿550 - ฿3600
Flights from Don Muang to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿600 - ฿5500
Flights from Don Muang to Trang
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1000 - ฿3500
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿550 - ฿2800
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿600 - ฿2800
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Hua Lamphong to Surat Thani Train Station
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿190 - ฿1500
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)
฿190 - ฿280
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿700 - ฿950
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿410 - ฿600
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿1100 - ฿1500
Train from Bang Sue Junction to Kantang
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
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)
฿480 - ฿700
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿1300 - ฿1800
Bus operators
Thai Sriram Tour
Phone
+66 (0) 86351 9290
Email
thaisriram@hotmail.com
Website
thaisriram.com
Bus and ferry from Bangkok Khao San Road to Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿1200
Schedules at
thaisriram.com
Book at
easybook.com
Paradive Travel
Phone
081-453-5199
Email
natt2543@hotmail.com
Website
paradivetravel.lnwshop.com
Bus and ferry from Hua Lamphong station to Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿1250
Schedules at
paradivetravel.lnwshop.com
Book at
12go.asia
Phantip Travel
Phone
+66 (0)77 272230
Email
info@phantiptravel.com
Website
phantiptravel.com
Bus from Surat Thani station to Ko Lanta
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿550
Schedules at
phantiptravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Tigerline Ferry
Phone
+66980 168 181
Email
168ferry@gmail.com
Website
tigerlinetravel.com
Ferry from Ao Po Pier, Phuket to Koh Lanta
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿1100 - ฿1600
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry from Railay Beach (Station) to Koh Lanta
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿800 - ฿1200
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry from Hat Yao Pier to Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿1000 - ฿1500
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Longtail Boat
Ferry from Ao Nang Pier to Railay Beach
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
฿100

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There are 463+ hotels available in Koh Lanta. 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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