There are 10 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Ko Lanta Yai by train, ferry, bus, car 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.

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Train, ferry, Speedboat  •  13 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Arau
  2. Take the ferry from Pakbara Pier, Satun to Koh Lipe
  3. Take the Speedboat from Koh Lipe to Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta

$95 - $173

Cheapest option

Bus, Mini Van  •  16 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Hatyai
  2. Take the bus from Hatyai to Trang Sri Trang
  3. Take the Mini Van from Trang to Ko Lanta

$44 - $49

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Train, car ferry, ferry  •  16 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Butterworth
  2. Take the car ferry from Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal to Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal
  3. Take the ferry from Swettenham Pier to Kuah Ferry Terminal
  4. Take the ferry from Langkawi to Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta

$124 - $163

Bus, ferry  •  18 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Kuala Perlis
  2. Take the ferry from Kuala Perlis to Langkawi
  3. Take the ferry from Langkawi to Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta

$111 - $147

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Krabi, Longtail Boat, ferry  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Krabi (KBV) KUL - KBV
  3. Take the Longtail Boat from Ao Nang Pier to Railay Beach
  4. Take the ferry from Railay Beach to Koh Lanta

$69 - $234

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Phuket, Speed boat, ferry  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Phuket (HKT) KUL - 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

$84 - $318

Fly Kuala Lumpur Subang to Langkawi, Speedboat  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur Subang (SZB) to Langkawi (LGK) SZB - LGK
  2. Take the Speedboat from Langkawi to Koh Lipe
  3. Take the Speedboat from Koh Lipe to Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta

$102 - $345

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Langkawi, Speedboat  •  9 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Langkawi (LGK) KUL - LGK
  3. Take the Speedboat from Langkawi to Koh Lipe
  4. Take the Speedboat from Koh Lipe to Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta

$102 - $351

Fly Kuala Lumpur Subang to Alor Setar, ferry, Speedboat  •  12 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur Subang (SZB) to Alor Setar (AOR) SZB - AOR
  2. Take the ferry from Kuala Kedah to Langkawi
  3. Take the Speedboat from Langkawi to Koh Lipe
  4. Take the Speedboat from Koh Lipe to Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta

$106 - $311

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Hat Yai, Minivan, Speedboat, ferry  •  12 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Hat Yai (HDY) KUL - HDY
  3. Take the Minivan from Hat Yai Airport to Pak Bara Pier
  4. Take the Speedboat from Pak Bara Pier to Koh Bulone
  5. Take the ferry from Koh Bulone to Koh Lanta

$116 - $321

Questions & Answers

The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Ko Lanta Yai is 572 km.

The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Ko Lanta Yai without a car is to bus and Mini Van which takes 16 h 36 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 13 h 24 min to get from Kuala Lumpur to Ko Lanta Yai, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Krabi Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Ko Lanta Yai is 1 h behind Kuala Lumpur. It is currently 11:07 PM in Kuala Lumpur and 10:07 PM in Ko Lanta Yai.

AirAsia offers flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Krabi Airport.

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There are 369+ hotels available in Ko Lanta Yai. Prices start at $13 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Lumpur Subang Airport is to train which takes 30 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Ko Lanta Yai.
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  • Distance: 357.6 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 24 min

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

You can take a bus from Kuala Lumpur to Ko Lanta via Hatyai, Hatyai, Trang Sri Trang, Trang, and Ko Lanta in around 16 h 36 min.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 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
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $290
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 Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $260
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 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $290
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 Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $260
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 Subang to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $210
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $240
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $110
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $120
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 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$11 - $12
Gold
$16 - $19
Platinum
$22 - $26
Train from Kuala Lumpur to Butterworth
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$9 - $10
Gold
$13 - $15
Platinum
$17 - $20
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
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
Mayang Sari Express
Website
mayangsariexpress.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Kuala Perlis
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
mayangsariexpress.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Plusliner
Website
plusliner.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Kuala Perlis
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
plusliner.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Transnasional
E-Mutiara Express
Website
e-mutiara.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Kuala Perlis
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
e-mutiara.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Lipe Ferry and Speed Boat
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Hat Yai Airport to Pak Bara Pier
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Tigerline Ferry
Website
tigerlinetravel.com
Ferry from Pakbara Pier, Satun to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $50
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Ferry from Langkawi to Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
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
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 Langkawi to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Ferry from Koh Bulone to Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
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
$20
Schedules at
adangseatour.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 - $90
Schedules at
andamanferryservice.com
Ferry from Langkawi to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $120
Schedules at
andamanferryservice.com
Rapid Ferry
Car ferry from Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal to Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
myrapid.com.my
Adult passenger
$1
Car
$2
Super Fast Ferry Ventures
Website
superfastferry.com.my
Ferry from Swettenham Pier to Kuah Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
superfastferry.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Langkawi Ferry Line
Website
langkawiferryline.com
Ferry from Kuala Perlis to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
langkawiferryline.com
Ferry from Kuala Kedah to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
langkawiferryline.com
Longtail Boat
Ferry from Ao Nang Pier to Railay Beach
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Rock'n'Row Thailand
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
Bundhaya speedboat
Website
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
Ferry from Koh Bulone to Koh Lanta
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
bundhayaspeedboat.com
Jolly Travel
Website
jollytravel.in.th
Ferry from Pak Bara Pier to Koh Bulone
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
lipethailand.com
Book at
lipethailand.com

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