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There are 6 ways to get from Koh Tao to Ko Lanta by ferry, train, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Ferry, train, bus  •  10 h 8 min

  1. Take the ferry from Ko Tao to Chumphon
  2. Take the train from Chumphon to Suratthani Train Station
  3. Take the bus from Surat Thani station to Ko Lanta

$59 - $92

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry  •  11 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Ko Tao to Ko Lanta

$55 - $60

4 alternative options

Ferry, bus  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the ferry from Ko Tao to Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City
  2. Take the bus from Surat Thani station to Ko Lanta

$64 - $75

Bus and ferry, bus  •  16 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Koh Tao to Surat Thani Train station Catamaran
  2. Take the bus from Suratthani Train Station to Klong Nin Beach Ko Lanta

$61 - $65

Ferry, fly to Phuket, Speed boat  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the ferry from Ko Tao to Bangrak Pier Koh Samui
  2. Fly from Koh Samui (USM) to Phuket (HKT) USM - HKT
  3. Take the Speed boat from Phuket Bang Rong Pier to Koh Yao Noi
  4. Take the ferry from Koh Yao Noi to Koh Lanta

$158 - $359

Ferry, fly to Krabi, Longtail Boat  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Take the ferry from Ko Tao to Bangrak Pier Koh Samui
  2. Fly from Koh Samui (USM) to Krabi (KBV) USM - KBV
  3. Take the Longtail Boat from Ao Nang Pier to Railay Beach
  4. Take the ferry from Railay Beach to Koh Lanta

$144 - $365

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Koh Tao to Ko Lanta is to bus and ferry which costs ฿1700 - ฿2000 and takes 11 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Koh Tao to Ko Lanta is to ferry and fly and Longtail Boat which costs ฿4700 - ฿12000 and takes 8 h 44 min.

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The distance between Koh Tao and Ko Lanta is 286 km.

The best way to get from Koh Tao to Ko Lanta without a car is to ferry and bus which takes 10 h 10 min and costs ฿2000 - ฿2500.

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It takes approximately 10 h 8 min to get from Koh Tao to Ko Lanta, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Koh Samui Airport to Phuket Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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

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There are 412+ hotels available in Ko Lanta. Prices start at $13 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Koh Tao to Ko Lanta.
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  • Distance: 178.8 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 8 min

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

There is no direct connection from Koh Tao to Ko Lanta. However, you can take the drive to Ko Tao, take the ferry to Chumphon, take the drive to Chumphon, take the train to Suratthani Train Station, take the walk to Surat Thani station, take the bus to Ko Lanta, then take the taxi to Ko Lanta. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Koh Tao to Ko Lanta via Ko Tao, Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City, Surathani Talad Kaset Station, Surat Thani station, and Ko Lanta in around 10 h 10 min.

Airlines
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Koh Samui to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Koh Samui to Krabi
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Chumphon to Suratthani Train Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$2 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$8 - $12
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $24
1st Class (Berth)
$24 - $35
Bus operators
Phantip Travel
Phone
+66 (0)77 272230
Email
info@phantiptravel.com
Website
phantiptravel.com
Bus from Surat Thani station to Ko Lanta
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
phantiptravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Seatran Discovery
Songserm
Phone
+662 629 3415
Email
info@songserm.com
Website
songserm.com
Bus from Suratthani Train Station to Klong Nin Beach Ko Lanta
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Lomprayah
Phone
+66 (0) 2629 0011
Email
info@lomprayah.com
Website
lomprayah.com
Ferry from Ko Tao to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
lomprayah.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry from Ko Tao to Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Schedules at
lomprayah.com
Seatran Discovery
Phone
(+66) 02 240 2582
Email
info@seatrandiscovery.com
Website
seatrandiscovery.com
Ferry from Ko Tao to Bangrak Pier Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $20
Schedules at
seatrandiscovery.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
Tigerline Ferry
Phone
+66980 168 181
Email
168ferry@gmail.com
Website
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
Ferry from Railay Beach to Koh Lanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Longtail Boat
Ferry from Ao Nang Pier to Railay Beach
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4

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