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There are 6 ways to get from Surat Thani to Langkawi Islands by bus, bus and ferry, ferry, train 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

Mini Van, bus and ferry, Speedboat  •  10 h 18 min

  1. Take the Mini Van from Suratthani to Trang
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Trang station to Koh Lipe
  3. Take the Speedboat from Koh Lipe to Langkawi

$70 - $93

Cheapest option

Train, ferry  •  13 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Suratthani Train Station to Padang Besar 45 Hua Lamphong - Padang Besar - Class II Sleeper AC
  2. Take the ferry from Kuala Perlis to Langkawi

$20 - $51

4 alternative options

Train, ferry via Hat Yai  •  11 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Suratthani Train Station to Hat Yai
  2. Take the train from Hat Yai to Padang Besar
  3. Take the ferry from Kuala Perlis to Langkawi

$24 - $80

Minivan, bus, ferry  •  11 h 59 min

  1. Take the minivan from Surathani Talad Kaset Station to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Padang Besar
  3. Take the ferry from Kuala Perlis to Langkawi

Minivan to Krabi, fly  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the minivan from Surat Thani to Krabi
  2. Fly from Krabi (KBV) to Langkawi (LGK) KBV - LGK

$72 - $309

Bus to Phuket, fly  •  11 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Suratthani to Phuket Bus Terminal
  2. Fly from Phuket (HKT) to Langkawi (LGK) HKT - LGK

$90 - $342

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Surat Thani to Langkawi Islands is to train and ferry which costs ฿650 - ฿1700 and takes 13 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Surat Thani to Langkawi Islands is to minivan and fly which costs ฿2300 - ฿11000 and takes 8 h 40 min.

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The distance between Surat Thani and Langkawi Islands is 316 km.

The best way to get from Surat Thani to Langkawi Islands without a car is to Mini Van and bus and ferry and Speedboat which takes 10 h 18 min and costs ฿2200 - ฿3100.

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It takes approximately 10 h 18 min to get from Surat Thani to Langkawi Islands, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Krabi Airport to Langkawi Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Langkawi Islands is 1 h ahead of Surat Thani. It is currently 11:10 AM in Surat Thani and 12:10 PM in Langkawi Islands.

AirAsia offers flights from Krabi Airport to Langkawi Airport.

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There are 449+ hotels available in Langkawi Islands. Prices start at $20 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Surat Thani to Langkawi Islands.
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  • Distance: 197.6 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 18 min

What companies run services between Surat Thani, Thailand and Langkawi Islands, Malaysia?

There is no direct connection from Surat Thani to Kuah. However, you can take the Mini Van to Trang, take the walk to Trang station, take the bus and ferry to Koh Lipe, take the walk to Koh Lipe, take the Speedboat to Langkawi, then take the taxi to Kuah. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Surat Thani to Kuah via Surat Thani station, Suratthani Train Station, Hat Yai, Padang Besar, Arau, Kuala Perlis, and Langkawi in around 11 h 47 min.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Krabi to Langkawi via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from Krabi to Langkawi via Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from Phuket to Langkawi via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Flights from Phuket to Langkawi via Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Phuket to Langkawi via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Phuket to Langkawi via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Phuket to Langkawi via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $370
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Phuket to Langkawi via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Suratthani Train Station to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $40
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $14
2nd Class (Berth)
$19 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$27 - $40
Train from Hat Yai to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $29
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$1 - $5
2nd Class (Seat)
$7 - $11
2nd Class (Berth)
$17 - $23
1st Class (Berth)
$22 - $29
Train from Suratthani Train Station to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $40
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$10 - $14
2nd Class (Berth)
$19 - $26
1st Class (Berth)
$28 - $40
Bus operators
Mini Van
Bus from Suratthani to Trang
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Tigerline Ferry
Phone
+66980 168 181
Email
168ferry@gmail.com
Website
tigerlinetravel.com
Bus and ferry from Trang station to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
minivan
Bus from Surathani Talad Kaset Station to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
bus
Bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Greenbus Thailand
Ferry operators
Andaman Ferry Service
Phone
(+66)81-599-1936
Email
andamanferry@gmail.com
Website
andamanferryservice.com
Ferry from Koh Lipe to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
andamanferryservice.com
Bundhaya speedboat
Phone
081-6782826
Email
info@bundhayaspeedboat.com
Website
bundhayaspeedboat.com
Ferry from Koh Lipe to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
bundhayaspeedboat.com
Tigerline Ferry
Phone
+66980 168 181
Email
168ferry@gmail.com
Website
tigerlinetravel.com
Ferry from Koh Lipe to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
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

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