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There are 10 ways to get from Ko Lipe to Koh Tao by bus and ferry, bus, 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.

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Bus and ferry, Mini Van, ferry  •  11 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Koh Lipe to Trang station
  2. Take the Mini Van from Trang to Suratthani
  3. Take the ferry from Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City to Ko Tao

$73 - $81

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Bus and ferry, train, ferry  •  14 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Koh Lipe to Trang station
  2. Take the train from Trang to Chumphon
  3. Take the ferry from Chumphon to Ko Tao

$68 - $100

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Bus and ferry, Mini Van  •  14 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Koh Lipe to Trang station
  2. Take the Mini Van from Trang to Suratthani
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Surat Thani Train station to Koh Tao

$76 - $78

Speedboat, bus and ferry Songserm  •  17 h 5 min

  1. Take the Speedboat from Koh Lipe to Phi Phi Islands
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Phi Phi - Ton Sai to Krabi Andaman Wave Master Bus Station
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Krabi Andaman Wave Master Bus Station to Ko Tao

$110 - $165

Speedboat, bus and ferry Seatran Discovery  •  24 h 5 min

  1. Take the Speedboat from Koh Lipe to Phi Phi Islands
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Phi Phi - Ton Sai to Ko Tao

$105 - $160

Bus and ferry to Krabi, fly to Koh Samui, bus and ferry  •  10 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Koh Lipe to Krabi Airport
  2. Fly from Krabi (KBV) to Koh Samui (USM) KBV - USM
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Koh Samui Airport to Ko Tao

$153 - $345

Speedboat, minivan to Hat Yai, fly to Koh Samui, bus and ferry  •  12 h 25 min

  1. Take the Speedboat from Koh Lipe to Pak Bara Satun
  2. Take the minivan from Pak Bara Pier to Hat Yai Airport
  3. Fly from Hat Yai (HDY) to Koh Samui (USM) HDY - USM
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Koh Samui Airport to Ko Tao

$180 - $377

Speedboat to Phuket, fly to Koh Samui, bus and ferry  •  12 h 34 min

  1. Take the Speedboat from Koh Lipe to Phuket
  2. Fly from Phuket (HKT) to Koh Samui (USM) HKT - USM
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Koh Samui Airport to Ko Tao

$222 - $383

Speedboat to Langkawi, fly to Koh Samui, bus and ferry  •  12 h 7 min

  1. Take the Speedboat from Koh Lipe to Langkawi
  2. Fly from Langkawi (LGK) to Koh Samui (USM) LGK - USM
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Koh Samui Airport to Ko Tao

$276 - $852

Bus and ferry to Trang, fly to Chumphon, ferry  •  13 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Koh Lipe to Trang Airport
  2. Fly from Trang (TST) to Chumphon (CJM) TST - CJM
  3. Take the ferry from Chumphon to Ko Tao

$179 - $261

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ko Lipe to Koh Tao is to bus and ferry and Mini Van and ferry which costs ฿2400 - ฿2700 and takes 11 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ko Lipe to Koh Tao is to bus and ferry and fly which costs ฿5000 - ฿12000 and takes 10 h 55 min.

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The distance between Ko Lipe and Koh Tao is 405 km.

The best way to get from Ko Lipe to Koh Tao without a car is to bus and ferry and Mini Van and ferry which takes 11 h 48 min and costs ฿2400 - ฿2700.

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It takes approximately 11 h 48 min to get from Ko Lipe to Koh Tao, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Krabi Airport to Koh Samui Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Bangkok Airways offers flights from Krabi Airport to Koh Samui Airport.

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There are 226+ hotels available in Koh Tao. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ko Lipe to Koh Tao.
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  • Distance: 253.4 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 48 min

What companies run services between Ko Lipe, Thailand and Koh Tao, Surat Thani, Thailand?

There is no direct connection from Ko Lipe to Koh Tao. However, you can take the bus and ferry to Trang station, take the walk to Trang, take the Mini Van to Suratthani, take the walk to Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City, take the ferry to Ko Tao, then take the taxi to Koh Tao. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Ko Lipe to Koh Tao via Trang station, Trang, Chumphon, Chumphon, and Ko Tao in around 14 h 27 min.

Airlines
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Krabi to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Hat Yai to Koh Samui via Phuket
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Phuket to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Langkawi to Koh Samui via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Langkawi to Koh Samui via Kuala Lumpur, Phuket
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Langkawi to Koh Samui via Kuala Lumpur, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Phuket to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Langkawi to Koh Samui via Kuala Lumpur, Phuket
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Langkawi to Koh Samui via Kuala Lumpur, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Trang to Chumphon via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Trang to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $40
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$10 - $15
2nd Class (Berth)
$19 - $26
1st Class (Berth)
$29 - $40
Bus operators
Tigerline Ferry
Phone
+66980 168 181
Email
168ferry@gmail.com
Website
tigerlinetravel.com
Bus and ferry from Koh Lipe to Trang station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus and ferry from Koh Lipe to Krabi Airport
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus and ferry from Koh Lipe to Trang Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Mini Van
Bus from Trang to Suratthani
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Songserm
Phone
+662 629 3415
Email
info@songserm.com
Website
songserm.com
Bus and ferry from Phi Phi - Ton Sai to Krabi Andaman Wave Master Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
songserm.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus and ferry from Krabi Andaman Wave Master Bus Station to Ko Tao
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
songserm.com
Book at
12go.asia
Seatran Discovery
Phone
(+66) 02 240 2582
Email
info@seatrandiscovery.com
Website
seatrandiscovery.com
Bus and ferry from Phi Phi - Ton Sai to Ko Tao
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
seatrandiscovery.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus and ferry from Koh Samui Airport to Ko Tao
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
seatrandiscovery.com
Book at
12go.asia
Lipe Ferry and Speed Boat
Phone
088-7902204
Email
lipeferryspeedboat@hotmail.com
Website
lipeferry.net
Bus from Pak Bara Pier to Hat Yai Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Lomprayah
Phone
+66 (0) 2629 0011
Email
info@lomprayah.com
Website
lomprayah.com
Ferry from Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City to Ko Tao
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Schedules at
lomprayah.com
Ferry from Chumphon to Ko Tao
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
lomprayah.com
Book at
12go.asia
Andaman Ferry Service
Phone
(+66)81-599-1936
Email
andamanferry@gmail.com
Website
andamanferryservice.com
Ferry from Koh Lipe to Phi Phi Islands
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Schedules at
andamanferryservice.com
Ferry from Koh Lipe to Phuket
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
andamanferryservice.com
Ferry from Koh Lipe to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $120
Schedules at
andamanferryservice.com
Lipe Ferry and Speed Boat
Phone
088-7902204
Email
lipeferryspeedboat@hotmail.com
Website
lipeferry.net
Ferry from Koh Lipe to Pak Bara Satun
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Jolly Travel
Phone
074 750 770
Email
jollytravel@hotmail.com
Website
jollytravel.in.th
Ferry from Ko Lipe to Pak Bara Pier
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
lipethailand.com
Book at
lipethailand.com
Bundhaya speedboat
Phone
081-6782826
Email
info@bundhayaspeedboat.com
Website
bundhayaspeedboat.com
Ferry from Koh Lipe to Pak Bara
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Schedules at
bundhayaspeedboat.com
Book at
secure.widediscovery.com
Ferry from Koh Lipe to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
bundhayaspeedboat.com
Smart En Plus
Phone
0614655695
Email
chanyaon39@gmail.com
Website
12go.asia
Ferry from Ko Lipe to Pak Bara Satun
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
12go.asia
Tigerline Ferry
Phone
+66980 168 181
Email
168ferry@gmail.com
Website
tigerlinetravel.com
Ferry from Koh Lipe to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia

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