Getting Here

 

Ko Lanta is easy and inexpensive to reach from Phuket, Bangkok or Malaysia. The island is serviced by passenger ferries from both Krabi & Phi Phi and car ferries from the mainland. Krabi is the most convenient gateway to Ko Lanta if coming from Bangkok, and if arriving from Phuket passage is via either Phi Phi or Krabi. Trang also serves as a regional transit point for those coming in from the south. Please bear in mind that if your arrival time is late in the day, the local minibus or public passenger ferries scheduled for Ko Lanta may not always be available.

 

 

By Ferry from Krabi:

Starting from November through until April boats leave twice daily from Klong Chi Lard Pier, about 5 kilometres outside of Krabi town. Please note that the old Chao-Fa Pier in Krabi Town itself is no longer used. The boats arrive in Saladan on the northern tip of Ko Lanta about 2 hours later.
 

By Ferry from Phuket:

Most visitors to Ko Lanta who are traveling from Phuket, arrive by boat via Ko Phi Phi. The service only runs during high season, from November to April only. There are two boats scheduled every day, both leaving Phuket at 13:00. The first boat journeys via Ko Phi Phi, the second directly to Ko Lanta.
 

By Mini Van from Trang:

For traveler come up from Malaysia or take a train from Bangkok, Trang is only the access point to Ko Lanta with the distance about 140 kilometers and takes approximately 2 hours by minivan, including passage on the two car ferries. A public minivan service operates throughout the year, with buses leaving daily during 10:00 to 15:30 on every one hour. The minivan station is within a tour office opposite the train station.
 

By Mini Van from Krabi:

Krabi minivan are also available whole year. All people use this transport to access to Ko Lanta during low season (when ferry stop A public minivan service operates throughout the year, with buses leaving daily during 10:00 to 15:30 on every one hour. The minivan station is within a tour office opposite the train station.running). The service run daily and spend about two hours included acrossing two car ferries.