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

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Fly Don Muang to Krabi, ferry  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Krabi (KBV) DMK - KBV
  2. Take the ferry from Khlong Jilad Pier Krabi to Ko Lanta Pier

$60 - $160

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Train, bus  •  16 h 33 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

$30 - $63

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Fly Suvarnabhumi to Krabi, ferry  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Krabi (KBV) BKK - KBV
  2. Take the ferry from Khlong Jilad Pier Krabi to Ko Lanta Pier

$67 - $197

Fly Don Muang to Trang, ferry  •  7 h 25 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

$91 - $200

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

$90 - $274

Fly Don Muang to Phuket, Speed boat, ferry  •  7 h 31 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

$81 - $247

Bus and ferry  •  15 h 30 min

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

$36 - $42

Bus  •  16 h 40 min

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

$34

Train, ferry  •  19 h 53 min

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

$73 - $132

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 ferry which costs ฿2200 - ฿6500 and takes 5 h 7 min.

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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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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 15 h 30 min and costs ฿1200 - ฿1400.

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It takes approximately 5 h 26 min 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 Don Muang Airport to Krabi Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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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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Nok Air, Thai Lion Mentari and Thai AirAsia offer flights from Don Muang Airport to Krabi Airport.

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Map of how to get from Bangkok to Koh Lanta.
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  • Distance: 435.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 26 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 Krabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $75
Flights from Don Muang to Trang
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Flights from Don Muang to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Don Muang to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $150
Flights from Don Muang to Trang
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Flights from Don Muang to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Krabi via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Don Muang to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Flights from Don Muang to Trang
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Don Muang to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $200
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 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Hua Lamphong to Suratthani Train Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$5 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$21 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
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
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
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
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
18 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$42
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
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
phantiptravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Jolly Travel
Phone
074 750 770
Email
jollytravel@hotmail.com
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
Andaman Ferry Service
Phone
(+66)81-599-1936
Email
andamanferry@gmail.com
Website
andamanferryservice.com
Ferry from Khlong Jilad Pier Krabi to Ko Lanta Pier
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Schedules at
andamanferryservice.com
Tigerline Ferry
Phone
+66980 168 181
Email
168ferry@gmail.com
Website
tigerlinetravel.com
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
Phone
087- 2747701
Email
info@rocknrowthailand.com
Website
rocknrowthailand.com
Ferry from Phuket Bang Rong Pier to Koh Yao Noi
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
rocknrowthailand.com

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There are 443+ hotels available in Koh Lanta. Prices start at $14 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Don Muang Airport is to bus which takes 1 h and costs ฿150.

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