There are 3 ways to get from George Town to Ko Lipe by ferry, car ferry, train or plane

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

Ferry, Speedboat  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the ferry from Penang to Langkawi
  2. Take the Speedboat from Langkawi to Koh Lipe Ferry Alafbaru 2 / ...

$38 - $140

Cheapest option

Car ferry, KTM Komuter, ferry  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal
  2. Take the KTM Komuter from Butterworth to Bukit Ketri
  3. Take the ferry from Pakbara Pier, Satun to Koh Lipe

$27 - $63

1 alternative option

Fly, Speedboat  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Penang (PEN) to Langkawi (LGK) PEN - LGK
  2. Take the Speedboat from Langkawi to Koh Lipe

$46 - $205

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from George Town to Ko Lipe is to car ferry and KTM Komuter and ferry which costs RM 110 - RM 260 and takes 6 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from George Town to Ko Lipe is to fly and Speedboat which costs RM 180 - RM 850 and takes 3 h 58 min.

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The distance between George Town and Ko Lipe is 166 km.

It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to get from George Town to Ko Lipe, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct ferry from George Town to Ko Lipe. However, there are services departing from Penang and arriving at Koh Lipe via Langkawi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 15 min.

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What companies run services between George Town, Malaysia and Ko Lipe, Thailand?

There is no direct connection from George Town to Ko Lipe. However, you can take the ferry to Langkawi then take the Speedboat to Koh Lipe. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from George Town to Ko Lipe via Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal, Butterworth, Bukit Ketri, and Pakbara Pier, Satun in around 6 h 56 min.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Penang to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$12 - $80
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Penang to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $110
Train operators
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from Butterworth to Bukit Ketri
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Langkawi Ferry Line
Website
langkawiferryline.com
Ferry from Penang to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
langkawi-ferry.com
Book at
ticket.langkawi-ferry.com
Super Fast Ferry Ventures
Website
superfastferry.com.my
Ferry from Swettenham Pier to Kuah Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
superfastferry.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Andaman Ferry Service
Website
andamanferryservice.com
Ferry from Langkawi to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $120
Schedules at
andamanferryservice.com
Bundhaya speedboat
Website
bundhayaspeedboat.com
Ferry from Langkawi to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
bundhayaspeedboat.com
Tigerline Ferry
Website
tigerlinetravel.com
Ferry from Langkawi to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Ferry from Pakbara Pier, Satun to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Rapid Ferry
Car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
myrapid.com.my
Adult passenger
$1
Car
$2
Ploy Siam Speed Boat
Website
adangseatour.com
Ferry from Pakbara Pier, Satun to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
adangseatour.com
Book at
12go.asia

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