How to get from KRABI to KOH LANTA?

How to get from Krabi to Koh Lanta
Koh Lanta has many wonderful beaches. How to get from Krabi to Koh Lanta? You can travel by minivan, taxi or ferry.


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Koh Lanta is not so visited island in Thailand, like another islands.

    • Koh Lanta (Ko Lanta, Krabi province) you will find about 85 km south of Krabi. It is another beautiful island of Thailand in Andaman Sea. Tourist come in tourist season, season in Ko Lanta runs from October through April, the most visitors spend there in December to March. Koh Lanta is about 25 km long and 3 km wide island and we should say, it is not so touristic island like another islands, eg. Koh Samui, Koh Phangan, Koh Phi Phi…Now, Koh Lanta is world renowned for the diving and snorkelling in the neighbourhood. Koh Lanta is the name for an archipelago of about fifty islands and islets in Krabi province off the southern Andaman coast, and then also the often used name for the largest of the islands in the entire Koh Lanta Yai archipelago, where most of those who arrive on Koh Lanta go and live. Tourist resorts are concentrated on the northern and western coasts of the main island, which is otherwise covered with dense jungle, the southern tip is then almost untouched by tourism. Holidays on Koh Lanta are also often referred to as “eco” – there are several really luxurious and at the same time non-burdensome eco-resorts on the island. Agencies on Koh Lanta also offer the opportunity to rent a kayak and go along the coast. There are 3 ways of transport to Koh Lanta from Krabi – travel by minivan/bus, speedboat/ferry or private taxi/car.
    • You can book van/bus/ferry tickets from Krabi to Koh Lanta on 12go.asia icon-external-link-square

From Krabi to Koh Lanta you can travel by van, taxi or ferry/speedboat.

    • Travel distance from Krabi to Koh Lanta is about 85 km by land. It is very easy to visit Koh Lanta, if you are already in Krabi. You can travel from Krabi to Koh Lanta by minivan/bus – it is the most popular option. Travel by minivan/bus to Koh Lanta takes about 2-3 hours and bus tickets cost about $10-22/pp (depends from which place you depart). Most of these minivans arrive to various hotels in Koh Lanta. You can also travel by private minivan from Krabi Airport to Koh Lanta. There are also some private taxi companies (+minivans) from Krabi Airport to Koh Lanta and travel time is also about 3 hours. Only in the touristic season, due to safety, there are also some speedboats and ferries from Krabi to Koh Lanta, travel by highspeed ferry or boat takes only about 1 hour. Ferry tickets from Krabi to Koh Lanta cost about $16-49/pp. The last option is to travel by private taxi or car from Krabi town to Koh Lanta. Travel time by taxi is about 2-3 hours and it costs about $60-130 (vehicle, minivan). From Koh Lanta you can travel to Koh Lipe in southern Thailand. If you want to avoid scammers in Thailand, recommended – book and buy your tickets from Krabi to Koh Lanta online.


How do I get from Krabi to Koh Lanta?


1. VAN/MINIVAN from Krabi/Krabi airport to Koh Lanta

    • there are lots of vans and minivans from Krabi/Krabi Airport/Krabi Bus Terminal to Koh Lanta
      (eg. Jolly Travel, Bus Cooperative of Krabi, Andaman taxis, Ao Nang Travel…)
    • a cheapest way how to get from Krabi to Koh Lanta by land
    • travel by van from Krabi to Koh Lanta takes about 2-3 hours
    • come at least 30-60 min before departure time
    • consider buying an extra seat if you are traveling with big luggage
    • price of the van ticket to Koh Lanta is about $10-22/pp (print your e-ticket/voucher before you come)
    • you can book also whole luxury minivan for 9-10 passengers ($60-110, Andaman taxis)
    • recommended – if you want to avoid cheaters in Thailand – buy your tickets online!
    • Book and buy van/bus tickets from Krabi to Koh Lanta online on 12go.asia icon-external-link-square
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Bus/Minivan Cooperative of Krabi – from Krabi to Koh Lanta (photo: 12go.asia).


2. SPEEDBOAT/FERRY from Krabi to Koh Lanta

    • due to safety reason, they run only in touristic season (about October – April)
    • travel by speedboat from Krabi to Koh Lanta takes about 1-2,5 hour, by highspeed ferry about 1 hour
    • ferry companies from Krabi to Koh Lanta: Ao Nang Travel and Tour, Tigerline Travel
    • ferry tickets from Krabi to Koh Lanta cost about $16-49/pp
    • there are also some longtail boats from Krabi to Koh Lanta
    • Book boat/ferry tickets from Krabi to Koh Lanta on 12go.asia icon-external-link-square or Baolau icon-external-link-square
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From Krabi to Koh Lanta you can also travel by ferry or speedboat (photo: 12go.asia).


3. TAXI/CAR from Krabi/Krabi airport to Koh Lanta

    • expensive, but the most comfortable way how to get from Krabi to Koh Lanta
    • you can book private taxi or whole luxury minivan for 9-10 passengers (Andaman taxis)
    • taxi companies to Koh Lanta: Phuket Transfer Travel Andaman, Bangkok Taxi 24, Ao Nang Travel And Tour, Smart En Plus, Lanta Gardenhill…
    • price of the whole minivan (9 passengers) from Krabi to Koh Lanta is about $60-130 (vehicle)
    • there are various places of departure, e.g. Krabi town, Krabi Airport, Ao Nang, any hotel…
    • Book your private taxi/minivan from Krabi to Koh Lanta online on 12go.asia icon-external-link-square
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Taxi Bangkok 24 from Krabi Airport to Koh Lanta (photo: 12go.asia).


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Restaurant on Koh Lanta.
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Sunset in Koh Lanta.
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The Railay Bay on Krabi.
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This boat waits for the tourists on Krabi.


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How to book and buy bus/ferry tickets from Krabi to Koh Lanta?

    • You can book your bus/ferry tickets from Krabi to Koh Lanta on 12go.asia. You can also search and book private taxi/transfer from Krabi Airport / Krabi town or Ao Nang to Koh Lanta.

How long does it take to travel from Krabi to Koh Lanta?

    • Travel by bus/minivan from Krabi to Koh Lanta takes about 2-3 hours.
    • Travel by priate taxi/car from Krabi to Koh Lanta takes about 3 hours.
    • Travel by highspeed ferry from Krabi to Koh Lanta takes about 1 hour.
    • Travel by speedboat from Krabi to Koh Lanta takes about 1-2,5 hours.

How much does it cost to travel from Krabi to Koh Lanta?

    • Travel by bus/minivan from Krabi to Koh Lanta costs about $10-22/pp.
    • Travel by priate taxi/car from Krabi to Koh Lanta costs about $65-130 (vehicle).
    • Travel by highspeed ferry/speedboat from Krabi to Koh Lanta costs about $16-49/pp.

What is the travel distance from Krabi to Koh Lanta?

    • Travel distance from Krabi to Koh Lanta is about 85 km by bus/minivan/taxi.

Is it possible to travel by ferry/boat from Koh Lanta to Koh Phi Phi?

    • Yes, you can travel by ferry/boat from Koh Lanta to Koh Phi Phi. Travel by ferry/boat from Koh Lanta to Koh Phi Phi takes about 30 minutes, or 1 or 3 hours, it depends what type of boat or ferry you take. Ferry tickets cost about $14-25, check this article: How to travel from Koh Lanta to Koh Phi Phi?

What is the most fastest way of transport from Krabi to Koh Lanta?

    • The most fastest and comfortable way of transport from Krabi to Koh Lanta is to travel by speedboat. There are some speedboats from Floating Pier East Railay or Klong Jilad Pier in Krabi to Koh Lanta Saladan Pier. Travel by this speedboat takes only about 1 hour. Boat tickets cost about $31-49/pp.

Is there a taxi from Krabi Airport to Koh Lanta?

    • Yes, from Krabi Airport to Koh Lanta you can travel by private taxi. Travel by taxi from Krabi Airport to Koh Lanta costs about $55-100 and it takes about 2 hours. Taxi companies from Krabi Airport: Phuket Transfer Travel Andaman, Bangkok Taxi 24, Andaman Taxis, LGS, Smart En Plus, Ao Nang Travel and Tour.

Are there some shuttle buses/vans from Krabi Airport to Koh Lanta?

    • Yes, from Krabi Airport to Koh Lanta you can also travel by shuttle buses or minivans. Travel by shuttle bus/minivan from Krabi Airport to Koh Lanta costs about $16/pp and it takes about 3 hours.

Is there an airport on Koh Lanta?

    • No, there is no airport on Koh Lanta. The closest airport to Koh Lanta is Krabi International Airport. From this airport you can travel by plane to Bangkok, there are various direct flights. Krabi Airport is about 15 km from the city center of Krabi and about 40 km from Ao Nang. Travel distance from Krabi Airport to Koh Lanta is about 72 km by land.

Is there also another travel route how to get from Krabi Koh Lanta?

    • Yes, teoretically you can travel by ferry/boat from Krabi to Koh Phi Phi and from Koh Phi Phi you can travel by boat to Koh Lanta. It is a good idea only if you want to visit Koh Phi Phi, one of the most visited islands in southern Thailand.

Is it possible to travel from Krabi Koh Lanta by train?

    • No, it is not possible to travel by train from Krabi to Koh Lanta because there is no railway between these places.

How to get from Ao Nang in Krabi to Koh Lanta?

    • From Ao Nang in Krabi to Koh Lanta you can travel by private minivans of Bus Cooperative of Krabi. Travel by minivan from Ao Nang to Koh Lanta takes about 3.5 hours and ticket costs about $17/pp. There are also some private taxi companies from Ao Nang to Koh Lanta.

How to go from Koh Lanta to Koh Lipe?



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Ferry Schedule - Krabi to Koh Lanta

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Ao Nang Travel And Tour (Ferry)

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From $18.00

Ao Nang Travel And Tour (Ferry)

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Tigerline Travel (High Speed Ferry)

09:00

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From $47.00

Tigerline Travel (Speedboat)

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From $30.00

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Departs in Krabi

Arrival in Koh Lanta

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Krabi Airport Shuttle

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Krabi Airport Shuttle

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Krabi Airport Shuttle

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Lanta Baan Nok Resort in Koh Lanta (photo: Agoda). 15 best cheap hotels in Koh Lanta.
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Pimalai Resort & Spa in Koh Lanta (photo: Agoda). 15 best luxury hotels + resorts in Koh Lanta.


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