There are 11 ways to get from Bangkok to Koh Lanta by plane, ferry, bus, train or bus and ferry

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. 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

$61 - $201

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  14 h 3 min

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

$33 - $68

9 alternative options

Fly Suvarnabhumi to Phuket, ferry  •  6 h 56 min

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

$96 - $222

Fly Don Muang to Trang, ferry  •  7 h 20 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

$97 - $201

Fly Don Muang to Krabi, Longtail Boat, ferry  •  7 h 20 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

$54 - $164

Fly Don Muang to Phuket, ferry  •  7 h 27 min

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

$87 - $195

Fly Don Muang to Nakhon Si Thammarat, Mini Van  •  11 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Nakhon Si Thammarat (NST) DMK - NST
  2. Take the Mini Van from Nakhon Si Thammarat to Trang
  3. Take the Mini Van from Trang to Ko Lanta

$54 - $152

Fly Don Muang to Surat Thani, bus  •  10 h 28 min

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

$50 - $140

Bus and ferry  •  18 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Hua Lamphong station to Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta

$44

Bus and ferry, ferry  •  19 h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Khaosan Road Songserm to Phi Phi - Ton Sai
  2. Take the ferry from Phi Phi Islands to Koh Lanta

$48 - $51

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 Tiger Line

$81 - $135

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

There is no direct connection from Bangkok to Koh Lanta. 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 Ao Nang, take the walk to Ao Nang Pier, take the Longtail Boat to Railay Beach, then take the ferry to Koh Lanta. Alternatively, you can take the train to Suvarnabhumi Airport, take the walk to Suvarnabhumi airport, fly to Phuket, take the taxi to Phuket Bang Rong Pier, take the ferry to Koh Yao Yai, then take the ferry to Koh Lanta.

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 Nakhon Si Thammarat
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $120
Flights from Don Muang to Surat Thani
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Don Muang to Trang
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Flights from Don Muang to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 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 Nakhon Si Thammarat
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $180
Flights from Don Muang to Surat Thani
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $150
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
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 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Flights from Don Muang to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $200
Flights from Don Muang to Nakhon Si Thammarat
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $190
Flights from Don Muang to Surat Thani
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $180
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 20 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
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 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Hua Lamphong to Suratthani Train Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$13 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$23 - $30
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Train from Hua Lamphong to Kantang
Ave. Duration
16 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $55
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$7 - $11
2nd Class (Seat)
$15 - $21
2nd Class (Berth)
$24 - $35
1st Class (Berth)
$40 - $55
Bus operators
Mini Van
Bus from Nakhon Si Thammarat to Trang
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Mini Van
Bus from Trang to Ko Lanta
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8
Phantip Travel
Website
phantiptravel.com
Bus from Surat Thani station to Ko Lanta
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
phantiptravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
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
$44
Schedules at
paradivetravel.lnwshop.com
Book at
12go.asia
Songserm
Website
songserm.com
Bus and ferry from Khaosan Road Songserm to Phi Phi - Ton Sai
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
songserm.com
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
$4
Tigerline Ferry
Website
tigerlinetravel.com
Ferry from Railay Beach to Koh Lanta
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry from Koh Yao Yai to Koh Lanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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
$40 - $50
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Rock'n'Row Thailand
Website
rocknrowthailand.com
Ferry from Phuket Bang Rong Pier to Koh Yao Yai
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
rocknrowthailand.com
Andaman Wave Master
Website
andamanwavemaster.com
Ferry from Phi Phi Islands to Koh Lanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Schedules at
andamanwavemaster.com
Book at
12go.asia

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Bangkok to Koh Lanta?

The distance between Bangkok and Koh Lanta is 697 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Koh Lanta?

The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Koh Lanta is to bus and ferry which costs ฿1350 and takes 18 h 30 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Bangkok to Koh Lanta?

The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Koh Lanta is to fly and ferry which takes 6 h 56 min and costs ฿3000 - ฿7000.

Is there a direct bus between Bangkok and Koh Lanta?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hua Lamphong station and arriving at Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18 h 30 min.

How long does it take to get from Bangkok to Koh Lanta?

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