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There are 5 ways to get from Kuala Besut to Ko Lipe by car, train, bus and ferry, bus, ferry, taxi 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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Drive, train, bus and ferry  •  11h 2m

  1. Drive from Kuala Besut to Sungai Kolok
  2. Take the train from Sungai Kolok to Hat Yai
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Hat Yai station to Pak Bara Pier
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Pak Bara Pier to Koh Lipe

฿1774 - ฿2632

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Bus, ferry  •  13h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Kuala Besut to Terminal Bas Shahab Perdana Alor Setar
  2. Take the ferry from Kuala Kedah to Langkawi
  3. Take the ferry from Kuah Ferry Terminal Langkawi to Koh Lipe

฿1501

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Bus, Mini Van, bus and ferry  •  19h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Kuala Besut to Terminal Bas Sungai Nibong
  2. Take the Mini Van from Penang to Hat Yai
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Hat Yai Bus Station to Ko Lipe

฿1574 - ฿1590

Taxi to Sultan Ismail Petra, fly, ferry  •  6h 26m

  1. Take a taxi from Kuala Besut to Sultan Ismail Petra
  2. Fly from Sultan Ismail Petra (KBR) to Langkawi (LGK) KBR - LGK
  3. Take the ferry from Telaga Harbor Marina Langkawi to Koh Lipe

฿2944 - ฿6130

Bus to Kuala Trengganu, fly, ferry  •  9h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Kuala Besut Jetty to Terminal Bas Kuala Terengganu
  2. Fly from Kuala Trengganu (TGG) to Langkawi (LGK) TGG - LGK
  3. Take the ferry from Telaga Harbor Marina Langkawi to Koh Lipe

฿2386 - ฿5656

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The cheapest way to get from Kuala Besut to Ko Lipe is to bus and ferry which costs RM 191 and takes 13h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Besut to Ko Lipe is to taxi and fly and ferry which costs RM 370 - RM 800 and takes 6h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kuala Besut to Ko Lipe. However, there are services departing from Kuala Besut and arriving at Ko Lipe via Terminal Sungai Nibong, Penang and Hat Yai Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 13m.

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The distance between Kuala Besut and Ko Lipe is 367 km.

The best way to get from Kuala Besut to Ko Lipe without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 13h 36m and costs RM 191.

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It takes approximately 11h 2m to get from Kuala Besut to Ko Lipe, including transfers.

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Kuala Besut to Ko Lipe bus services, operated by E-Mutiara Express, depart from Kuala Besut station.

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There is no direct flight from Sultan Ismail Petra Airport to Langkawi Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h and has one stopover.

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Kuala Besut to Ko Lipe bus services, operated by Smart En Plus, arrive at Ko Lipe station.

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Ko Lipe is 1h behind Kuala Besut. It is currently 9:03 PM in Kuala Besut and 8:03 PM in Ko Lipe.

Map of how to get from Kuala Besut to Ko Lipe.
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  • Distance: 229.4 miles
  • Duration: 11h 2m

What companies run services between Kuala Besut, Malaysia and Ko Lipe, Thailand?

There is no direct connection from Kuala Besut to Ko Lipe. However, you can take the drive to Sungai Kolok, take the train to Hat Yai, take the walk to Hat Yai station, take the bus and ferry to Pak Bara Pier, then take the bus and ferry to Koh Lipe. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Kuala Besut to Ko Lipe via Terminal Bas Shahab Perdana Alor Setar, Kuala Kedah, Kuala Kedah, and Kuah Ferry Terminal Langkawi in around 13h 36m.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Sultan Ismail Petra to Langkawi via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿750 - ฿3800
Flights from Kuala Trengganu to Langkawi via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿750 - ฿3200
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Sultan Ismail Petra to Langkawi via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1600 - ฿6000
Flights from Sultan Ismail Petra to Langkawi via Penang
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1500 - ฿3300
Flights from Sultan Ismail Petra to Langkawi via Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
฿1500 - ฿3300
Flights from Kuala Trengganu to Langkawi via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1700 - ฿7500
Flights from Kuala Trengganu to Langkawi via Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿1400 - ฿3300
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Sultan Ismail Petra to Langkawi via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1600 - ฿6000
Flights from Sultan Ismail Petra to Langkawi via Penang
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1500 - ฿3300
Flights from Sultan Ismail Petra to Langkawi via Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
฿1500 - ฿3300
Flights from Kuala Trengganu to Langkawi via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1700 - ฿7500
Flights from Kuala Trengganu to Langkawi via Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿1400 - ฿3300
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Sultan Ismail Petra to Langkawi via Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1300 - ฿4800
Flights from Sultan Ismail Petra to Langkawi via Malacca
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿1300 - ฿4800
Flights from Kuala Trengganu to Langkawi via Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1300 - ฿5500
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Sultan Ismail Petra to Langkawi via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
฿1800 - ฿8500
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Sungai Kolok to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
฿300 - ฿1100
Schedules at
railway.co.th
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12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
฿95 - ฿200
2nd Class (Seat)
฿300 - ฿420
2nd Class (Berth)
฿600 - ฿800
1st Class (Berth)
฿800 - ฿1100
Bus operators
Tigerline Ferry
Phone
+66980 168 181
Email
168ferry@gmail.com
Website
tigerlinetravel.com
Bus and ferry from Hat Yai station to Pak Bara Pier
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿645
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus and ferry from Pak Bara Pier to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿700
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ekspres Perdana
Phone
+603-7728 4789
Email
hq@ekspresperdana.my
Website
ekspresperdana.com.my
Bus from Kuala Besut to Terminal Bas Shahab Perdana Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
7h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿372
Schedules at
ekspresperdana.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
E-Mutiara Express
Phone
(09) 774 2655
Email
hq@e-mutiara.com
Website
e-mutiara.com.my
Bus from Kuala Besut to Terminal Bas Sungai Nibong
Ave. Duration
7h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿399
Schedules at
easybook.com
New Asian Travel
Phone
+60 4-261 5558
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Penang to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿414
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Smart En Plus
Phone
0614655695
Email
chanyaon39@gmail.com
Website
12go.asia
Bus and ferry from Hat Yai Bus Station to Ko Lipe
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿750
Schedules at
12go.asia
Bas Persiaran
Phone
+60 17-937 2456
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Kuala Besut Jetty to Terminal Bas Kuala Terengganu
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿119
Schedules at
easybook.com
Ferry operators
Langkawi Ferry Line
Phone
04-966 3988
Website
langkawiferryline.com
Ferry from Kuala Kedah to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿182
Schedules at
langkawiferryline.com
Langkawi Ferry Services
Phone
604-966 9439
Email
info@langkawi-ferry.com
Website
langkawi-ferry.com
Ferry from Kuah Ferry Terminal Langkawi to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿931
Schedules at
langkawi-ferry.com
Book at
12go.asia
Tigerline Ferry
Phone
+66980 168 181
Email
168ferry@gmail.com
Website
tigerlinetravel.com
Ferry from Langkawi to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿1100 - ฿1400
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Telaga Terminal
Phone
+604 9592208
Email
office@telaga-terminal.com
Website
telaga-terminal.com
Ferry from Telaga Harbor Marina Langkawi to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿978
Schedules at
telaga-terminal.com
Other operators
Taxi from Kuala Besut to Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
57m
Estimated price
฿800 - ฿950

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Scoot Tigerair , Firefly, Malaysia Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Sultan Ismail Petra Airport to Langkawi Airport.

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There are 83+ hotels available in Ko Lipe. Prices start at ฿600 per night.

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