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There are 9 ways to get from Ko Lanta to Kuala Lumpur by ferry, car, bus, train, bus and ferry 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.

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Ferry, drive, Private Transfer, train  •  14h 9m

  1. Take the ferry from Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta to Hat Yao Pier
  2. Drive from Hat Yao Pier to Pak Bara Pier
  3. Take the Private Transfer from Pak Bara Pier to Padang Besar
  4. Take the train from Padang Besar to Kuala Lumpur

RM 605 - RM 733

Cheapest option

Minivan, Mini Van, train  •  14h 14m

  1. Take the minivan from Ko Lanta to Trang
  2. Take the Mini Van from Trang to Satun
  3. Take the train from Padang Besar to Kuala Lumpur

RM 179 - RM 241

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Minivan, Mini Van, bus  •  15h 45m

  1. Take the minivan from Ko Lanta to Trang
  2. Take the Mini Van from Trang to Satun
  3. Take the bus from Kuala Perlis to Hentian Duta

RM 185 - RM 226

Ferry, bus and ferry, train  •  16h 9m

  1. Take the ferry from Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta to Koh Lipe
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Koh Lipe to Hat Yai station
  3. Take the train from Hat Yai to Padang Besar
  4. Take the train from Padang Besar to Kuala Lumpur

RM 378 - RM 724

Ferry, bus and ferry, bus  •  17h 30m

  1. Take the ferry from Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta to Koh Lipe
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Koh Lipe to Hat Yai
  3. Take the bus from Hat Yai Chee Road to Hentian Duta

RM 407 - RM 579

Ferry to Langkawi, fly to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  7h 14m

  1. Take the ferry from Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta to Telaga Harbor Marina Langkawi
  2. Fly from Langkawi (LGK) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) LGK - KUL
  3. Take the train from KLIA T1 to KL Sentral

RM 352 - RM 617

Ferry to Langkawi, fly to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah  •  7h 28m

  1. Take the ferry from Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta to Telaga Harbor Marina Langkawi
  2. Fly from Langkawi (LGK) to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) LGK - SZB

RM 380 - RM 783

Ferry to Phuket, fly to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  7h 53m

  1. Take the ferry from Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta to Rassada Pier Phuket
  2. Fly from Phuket (HKT) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) HKT - KUL
  3. Take the train from KLIA T1 to KL Sentral

RM 315 - RM 5793

Ferry to Krabi, fly to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  8h 40m

  1. Take the ferry from Koh Lanta to Ao Nang Beach
  2. Fly from Krabi (KBV) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) KBV - KUL
  3. Take the train from KLIA T1 to KL Sentral

RM 332 - RM 5239

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ko Lanta to Kuala Lumpur is to minivan and Mini Van and bus which costs ฿1300 - ฿1700 and takes 15h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Ko Lanta to Kuala Lumpur is to ferry and fly and train which costs ฿2600 - ฿4600 and takes 7h 14m.

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The distance between Ko Lanta and Kuala Lumpur is 567 km.

The best way to get from Ko Lanta to Kuala Lumpur without a car is to ferry and bus and ferry and train which takes 16h 9m and costs ฿2800 - ฿5500.

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It takes approximately 14h 9m to get from Ko Lanta to Kuala Lumpur, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Langkawi Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Kuala Lumpur is 1h ahead of Ko Lanta. It is currently 11:53 PM in Ko Lanta and 12:53 AM in Kuala Lumpur.

Malaysia Airlines, Malindo Airways and AirAsia offer flights from Langkawi Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport.

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There are 2953+ hotels available in Kuala Lumpur. Prices start at RM 500 per night.

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Map of how to get from Ko Lanta to Kuala Lumpur.
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  • Distance: 567.4 km
  • Duration: 14h 9m

What companies run services between Ko Lanta, Thailand and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia?

You can take a bus from Ko Lanta to Kuala Lumpur via Ko Lanta, Trang, Satun, and Kuala Perlis in around 15h 45m.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Langkawi to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 90 - RM 420
Flights from Langkawi to Kuala Lumpur via Penang
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 90 - RM 420
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 180 - RM 460
Flights from Krabi to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 120 - RM 750
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Langkawi to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 120 - RM 600
Flights from Langkawi to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 180 - RM 800
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Langkawi to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 180 - RM 650
Flights from Langkawi to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 250 - RM 1700
Flights from Langkawi to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Penang
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 250 - RM 1700
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 330 - RM 8000
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Langkawi to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 180 - RM 650
Flights from Langkawi to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 250 - RM 1700
Flights from Langkawi to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Penang
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 250 - RM 1700
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 330 - RM 8000
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 700 - RM 2400
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 700 - RM 2400
Train operators
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Padang Besar to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
RM 45 - RM 85
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Silver
RM 49 - RM 53
Gold
RM 70 - RM 85
Platinum
RM 95 - RM 120
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Hat Yai to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
RM 6 - RM 130
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)
RM 6 - RM 21
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
RM 75 - RM 100
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
RM 30 - RM 45
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
RM 95 - RM 130
KLIA Express
Phone
+603 2267 8000
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KLIA T1 to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RM 35 - RM 55
Website
http://www.kliaekspres.com/
Bus operators
Dee Travels Hatyai
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Pak Bara Pier to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
RM 364
Schedules at
12go.asia
minivan
Bus from Ko Lanta to Trang
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
RM 34
Mini Van
Bus from Trang to Satun
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RM 15
Cosmic Express
Phone
03-6205 1399
Website
cosmicexpress.com.my
Bus from Kuala Perlis to Hentian Duta
Ave. Duration
6h 58m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
RM 55
Schedules at
cosmicexpress.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Intercity Coach
Phone
+6012 4703155
Website
intercity.my
Bus from Kuala Perlis to Hentian Duta
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
RM 50
Schedules at
intercity.my
Book at
easybook.com
Sukhothai Tour Hat Yai
Phone
081-542-4495
Email
sukhothaitourhatyai@gmail.com
Website
sukhothaitourhatyai.com
Bus and ferry from Koh Lipe to Hat Yai station
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
RM 88
Schedules at
sukhothaitourhatyai.com
Book at
12go.asia
Tigerline Ferry
Phone
+66980 168 181
Email
168ferry@gmail.com
Website
tigerlinetravel.com
Bus and ferry from Koh Lipe to Hat Yai station
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RM 95
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus and ferry from Koh Lipe to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RM 95
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Alisan Golden Coach Express
Ferry operators
Tigerline Ferry
Phone
+66980 168 181
Email
168ferry@gmail.com
Website
tigerlinetravel.com
Ferry from Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta to Hat Yao Pier
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RM 140 - RM 200
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry from Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
RM 190 - RM 270
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry from Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta to Telaga Harbor Marina Langkawi
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RM 230 - RM 320
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry from Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta to Rassada Pier Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RM 130 - RM 190
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bundhaya Speed Boat
Phone
081-6782826
Email
info@bundhayaspeedboat.com
Website
bundhayaspeedboat.com
Ferry from Koh Lanta to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RM 180 - RM 260
Schedules at
bundhayaspeedboat.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry from Koh Lanta to Phuket Rassada Pier
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RM 110 - RM 160
Schedules at
bundhayaspeedboat.com
Book at
12go.asia
Satun Pakbara Speedboat Club
Phone
+66(0)81-959-209
Email
spcpakbara@gmail.com
Website
spcthailand.com
Ferry from Saladan Pier Ko Lanta to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RM 240 - RM 340
Schedules at
spcthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry from Saladan Pier Ko Lanta to Rassada Pier Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RM 150 - RM 210
Schedules at
spcthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ao Nang Princess
Phone
075-637-152
Email
s..sl@AonangTravelcom.co.th
Website
aonangtravel.co.th
Ferry from Koh Lanta to Phuket
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RM 122
Schedules at
aonangtravel.co.th
Book at
aonangtravel.co.th
Ferry from Koh Lanta to Ao Nang Beach
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RM 75
Schedules at
aonangtravel.co.th
Book at
aonangtravel.co.th

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