There are 5 ways to get from Koh Tao to Ko Lanta by ferry, 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.

Recommended option

Ferry, bus  •  10 h

$66 - $85

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry  •  11 h 13 min

$57 - $61

3 alternative options

Ferry, train, bus  •  10 h 26 min

$61 - $92

Ferry, fly to Phuket  •  8 h 41 min

  1. USM - HKT

$158 - $300

Ferry, fly to Krabi, Longtail Boat  •  8 h 39 min

  1. USM - KBV

$145 - $366

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 taxi to Ko Tao, take the ferry to Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City, take the walk to Surathani Talad Kaset Station, take the bus 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, Chumphon, Chumphon, Suratthani Train Station, Surat Thani station, and Ko Lanta in around 10 h 26 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
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Chumphon to Suratthani Train Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$2 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $13
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$25 - $35
Bus operators
Phantip Travel
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
Website
seatrandiscovery.com
Bus and ferry from Ko Tao to Ko Lanta
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
seatrandiscovery.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Lomprayah
Website
lomprayah.com
Ferry from Ko Tao to Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
lomprayah.com
Ferry from Ko Tao to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
lomprayah.com
Book at
12go.asia
Seatran Discovery
Website
seatrandiscovery.com
Ferry from Ko Tao to Bangrak Pier Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Schedules at
seatrandiscovery.com
Book at
12go.asia
Rock'n'Row Thailand
Website
rocknrowthailand.com
Ferry from Phuket Bang Rong Pier to Koh Yao Yai
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
rocknrowthailand.com
Tigerline Ferry
Website
tigerlinetravel.com
Ferry from Koh Yao Yai to Koh Lanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry from Railay Beach to Koh Lanta
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $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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Questions & Answers

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

The cheapest way to get from Koh Tao to Ko Lanta is to bus and ferry which costs ฿1800 - ฿2000 and takes 11 h 13 min.

The quickest way to get from Koh Tao to Ko Lanta is to ferry and fly and Longtail Boat which takes 8 h 39 min and costs ฿4600 - ฿12000.

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