There are 8 ways to get from Mandalay to Ko Lipe by plane, bus, ferry, train or bus and ferry

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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Fly to Hat Yai, Mini Van, Speedboat  •  9h 34m

  1. Fly from Mandalay (MDL) to Hat Yai (HDY) MDL - HDY
  2. Take the Mini Van from Hat Yai Airport to Pak Bara Pier
  3. Take the Speedboat from Pak Bara to Koh Lipe

฿3737 - ฿10876

Cheapest option

Bus, train, bus and ferry  •  44h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Mandalay to Myawaddy
  2. Take the bus from Mae Sot to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  3. Take the train from Bang Sue Junction to Hat Yai
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Hat Yai station to Koh Lipe

฿2059 - ฿4372

6 alternative options

Fly to Trang, ferry  •  9h 53m

  1. Fly from Mandalay (MDL) to Trang (TST) MDL - TST
  2. Take the ferry from Hat Yao Pier to Koh Lipe

฿5437 - ฿13226

Fly to Phuket, ferry  •  12h 3m

  1. Fly from Mandalay (MDL) to Phuket (HKT) MDL - HKT
  2. Take the ferry from Rassada Pier Phuket to Koh Lipe

฿6432 - ฿12896

Fly to Penang, ferry  •  13h 22m

  1. Fly from Mandalay (MDL) to Penang (PEN) MDL - PEN
  2. Take the ferry from Swettenham Pier to Kuah Ferry Terminal
  3. Take the ferry from Kuah Ferry Terminal Langkawi to Koh Lipe

฿5596 - ฿14601

Fly to Krabi, Longtail Boat, ferry  •  12h 28m

  1. Fly from Mandalay (MDL) to Krabi (KBV) MDL - KBV
  2. Take the Longtail Boat from Ao Nang Pier to Railay Beach
  3. Take the ferry from Railay Beach to Koh Jum Beach
  4. Take the ferry from Koh Jum Beach to Koh Lipe

฿6387 - ฿13676

Bus, bus and ferry  •  46h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Mandalay to Myawaddy
  2. Take the bus from Mae Sot to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Hat Yai
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Hat Yai station to Koh Lipe

฿2420 - ฿3610

Bus, bus and ferry, ferry  •  2 days 0h

  1. Take the bus from Mandalay to Myawaddy
  2. Take the bus from Mae Sot to Rangsit 638
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Hua Lamphong station to Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta
  4. Take the ferry from Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta to Koh Lipe

฿3790 - ฿5695

Questions & Answers

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The cheapest way to get from Mandalay to Ko Lipe is to bus and bus and ferry which costs $70 - $110 and takes 46h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Mandalay to Ko Lipe is to fly and Mini Van and Speedboat which costs $110 - $330 and takes 9h 34m.

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The distance between Mandalay and Ko Lipe is 1756 km.

It takes approximately 9h 34m to get from Mandalay to Ko Lipe, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Mandalay Airport to Hat Yai Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 55m and has one stopover.

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Ko Lipe is 30 min ahead of Mandalay. It is currently 5:07 PM in Mandalay and 5:37 PM in Ko Lipe.

Bangkok Airways, Thai AirAsia and Thai Smile offer flights from Mandalay Airport to Hat Yai Airport.

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There are 102+ hotels available in Ko Lipe. Prices start at ฿3750 per night.

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The best way to get from Mandalay to Mandalay Airport is to taxi which takes 28 min and costs $30 - $40.

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What companies run services between Mandalay, Myanmar and Ko Lipe, Thailand?

There is no direct connection from Mandalay to Ko Lipe. However, you can take the taxi to Mandalay airport, fly to Hat Yai, take the walk to Hat Yai Airport, take the Mini Van to Pak Bara Pier, take the walk to Pak Bara, then take the Speedboat to Ko Lipe. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Mandalay airport, fly to Trang, take the walk to Trang Airport, take the Private Transfer to Hat Yao Pier, take the walk to Hat Yao Pier, then take the ferry to Ko Lipe.

Airlines
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Mandalay to Hat Yai via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3600 - ฿11000
Flights from Mandalay to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
฿2900 - ฿10000
Flights from Mandalay to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi, Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
฿2900 - ฿10000
Flights from Mandalay to Penang via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿4200 - ฿13000
Flights from Mandalay to Krabi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
฿2900 - ฿10000
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Mandalay to Hat Yai via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3600 - ฿11000
Flights from Mandalay to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
฿2900 - ฿10000
Flights from Mandalay to Penang via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿4200 - ฿13000
Flights from Mandalay to Krabi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
฿2900 - ฿10000
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Mandalay to Hat Yai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2000 - ฿8000
Flights from Mandalay to Trang via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2400 - ฿9500
Flights from Mandalay to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3100 - ฿7500
Flights from Mandalay to Phuket via Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿3100 - ฿7500
Flights from Mandalay to Krabi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2900 - ฿4400
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Mandalay to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿4800 - ฿8000
Flights from Mandalay to Krabi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿4800 - ฿10000
Myanmar Airways International
Website
maiair.com
Flights from Mandalay to Penang via Yangon, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3300 - ฿11000
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Mandalay to Penang via Suvarnabhumi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3400 - ฿11000
Flydubai
Website
flydubai.com
Flights from Mandalay to Krabi via Yangon
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
฿2600 - ฿7500
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Bang Sue Junction to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿260 - ฿1800
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
฿260 - ฿340
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿750 - ฿1100
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿490 - ฿700
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿1300 - ฿1800
Bus operators
Jolly Travel
Phone
074 750 770
Email
jollytravel@hotmail.com
Website
jollytravel.in.th
Bus from Hat Yai Airport to Pak Bara Pier
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
฿250
Schedules at
12go.asia
Lipe Ferry and Speed Boat
Phone
088-7902204
Email
lipeferryspeedboat@hotmail.com
Website
lipeferry.net
Bus from Hat Yai Airport to Pak Bara Pier
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿250
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Mandalar Min Express
Phone
09-5020181
Email
mandalarminn.express@gmail.com
Website
mandalarminn.com.mm
Bus from Mandalay to Myawaddy
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿700 - ฿950
Schedules at
mandalarminn.com.mm
Book at
12go.asia
Economy
฿726
VIP
฿924
Shwe Mandalar Express
The Transport Company
Phone
089 226 2769
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Mae Sot to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
฿350 - ฿600
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Book at
ticket.transport.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
15h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿650 - ฿1100
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Sasanan Transportation
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Mae Sot to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿505
Schedules at
12go.asia
Sukhothai Tour Hat Yai
Phone
081-542-4495
Email
sukhothaitourhatyai@gmail.com
Website
sukhothaitourhatyai.com
Bus and ferry from Hat Yai station to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿650
Schedules at
sukhothaitourhatyai.com
Book at
12go.asia
Tigerline Ferry
Phone
+66980 168 181
Email
168ferry@gmail.com
Website
tigerlinetravel.com
Bus and ferry from Hat Yai station to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿700
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Mae Sot to Rangsit
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿360 - ฿700
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Paradive Travel
Phone
081-453-5199
Email
natt2543@hotmail.com
Website
paradivetravel.lnwshop.com
Bus and ferry from Hua Lamphong station to Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿1250
Schedules at
paradivetravel.lnwshop.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Bundhaya Speed Boat
Phone
081-6782826
Email
info@bundhayaspeedboat.com
Website
bundhayaspeedboat.com
Ferry from Pak Bara to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
฿650 - ฿1000
Schedules at
bundhayaspeedboat.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry from Koh Lanta to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿1400 - ฿1900
Schedules at
bundhayaspeedboat.com
Book at
12go.asia
Satun Pakbara Speedboat Club
Phone
+66(0)81-959-209
Email
spcpakbara@gmail.com
Website
spcthailand.com
Ferry from Pak Bara Pier to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
฿650 - ฿1400
Schedules at
spcthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry from Rassada Pier Phuket to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿2700 - ฿3800
Schedules at
spcthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry from Saladan Pier Ko Lanta to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿1800 - ฿2500
Schedules at
spcthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ploy Siam Speed Boat
Phone
074-783338
Email
adang_sea_tour@hotmail.com
Website
adangseatour.com
Ferry from Pak Bara Pier to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
฿450
Schedules at
adangseatour.com
Book at
12go.asia
Tigerline Ferry
Phone
+66980 168 181
Email
168ferry@gmail.com
Website
tigerlinetravel.com
Ferry from Pak Bara Pier to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿750 - ฿1300
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Ferry from Hat Yao Pier to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿1200 - ฿1700
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry from Rassada Pier Phuket to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿2000 - ฿2800
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry from Railay Beach to Koh Jum Beach
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿700 - ฿1000
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry from Koh Jum Beach to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿1500 - ฿2100
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry from Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
฿1400 - ฿2000
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Super Fast Ferry Ventures
Phone
604-2620802
Email
sffvpenang.ticket@gmail.com
Website
superfastferry.com.my
Ferry from Swettenham Pier to Kuah Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿455
Schedules at
superfastferry.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
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
฿894
Schedules at
langkawi-ferry.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
฿100

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