Directions from Kuala Lumpur to Ko Lanta

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

Train, ferry  •  14 h 20 min

$91 - $150

Cheapest option

Bus, Mini Van  •  15 h 36 min

$45 - $49

7 alternative options

Bus, Mini Van, bus and ferry  •  21 h

$83 - $87

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Phuket, ferry  •  7 h 51 min

  1. KUL - HKT

$88 - $255

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Krabi, Longtail Boat, ferry  •  8 h 3 min

  1. KUL - KBV

$87 - $231

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Langkawi, ferry, Speedboat  •  9 h 59 min

  1. KUL - LGK

$106 - $338

Fly Kuala Lumpur Subang to Langkawi, ferry, Speedboat  •  10 h 28 min

  1. SZB - LGK

$102 - $335

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Alor Setar, ferry, Speedboat  •  11 h 32 min

  1. KUL - AOR

$111 - $299

Fly Kuala Lumpur Subang to Alor Setar, ferry, Speedboat  •  11 h 55 min

  1. SZB - AOR

$106 - $301

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

You can take a bus from Kuala Lumpur to Ko Lanta via Hatyai, Hatyai, Trang Sri Trang, Trang, and Ko Lanta in around 15 h 36 min.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$12 - $200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi via Penang
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$12 - $200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$10 - $110
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $260
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$22 - $320
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Langkawi via Penang
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $320
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $100
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $260
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$22 - $320
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Langkawi via Penang
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $320
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $100
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $240
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $210
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $110
Train operators
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Kuala Lumpur to Arau
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Silver
$11 - $13
Gold
$17 - $19
Platinum
$22 - $26
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
Bus operators
Sri Trang Tour
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Hatyai to Trang Sri Trang
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
busonlineticket.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Mini Van
Bus from Trang to Ko Lanta
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8
Sri Maju
Website
srimaju.com
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Hat Yai Bus Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
srimaju.com
Sukhothai Tour Hat Yai
Website
sukhothaitourhatyai.com
Bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Krabi Bus
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
sukhothaitourhatyai.com
Tigerline Ferry
Website
tigerlinetravel.com
Bus and ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Lanta Pier
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Ploy Siam Speed Boat
Website
adangseatour.com
Ferry from Pakbara Pier, Satun to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
adangseatour.com
Book at
12go.asia
Tigerline Ferry
Website
tigerlinetravel.com
Ferry from Koh Lipe to Koh Lanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
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
Ferry from Langkawi to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $110
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Andaman Ferry Service
Website
andamanferryservice.com
Ferry from Koh Lipe to Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Schedules at
andamanferryservice.com
Ferry from Langkawi to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
andamanferryservice.com
Ferry from Koh Lipe to Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Schedules at
andamanferryservice.com
Bundhaya speedboat
Website
bundhayaspeedboat.com
Ferry from Koh Lipe to Koh Lanta
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
bundhayaspeedboat.com
Ferry from Langkawi to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
bundhayaspeedboat.com
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
Longtail Boat
Ferry from Ao Nang Pier to Railay Beach
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Langkawi Ferry Line
Website
langkawiferryline.com
Ferry from Kuala Kedah to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
langkawiferryline.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Ko Lanta is 581 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Ko Lanta is to bus and Mini Van which costs RM 180 - RM 200 and takes 15 h 36 min.

The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Ko Lanta is to train and fly and ferry which takes 7 h 51 min and costs RM 340 - RM 1100.

It takes approximately 14 h 20 min to get from Kuala Lumpur to Ko Lanta, including transfers.