Buses from Phuket to Koh Lanta

Buses from Phuket to Koh Lanta

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Phuket to Koh Lanta Bus Schedule

Phuket to Koh Lanta Bus Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Call Me Taxi Van 9pax Any time฿ 5,280
Seatran Phuket Speedboat 07:00 - 10:00฿ 2,000
Ao Nang Travel And Tour Ferry 08:30 - 12:45฿ 900
Satun Pakbara Speed Boat Club Speedboat 10:30 - 14:00฿ 1,500
Satun Pakbara Speed Boat Club Speedboat 12:30 - 14:00฿ 1,545

Transportation from Phuket to Koh Lanta

Phuket to Koh Lanta Destination Reviews

Departed and arrived punctually, so whole the trip was 6 hours sharp. Stopped briefly several times to pick up people in bus stops and in Krabi airport, also 20 minutes for lunch. There is not much space between seats and they cannot be reclined. AC was at a nice temperature. At some point the driver offered to take each passenger to their hotels/prefered stops; for me it was 80THB being the furthest which was therefore quite cheap.
Bus Minibus, Good Luck Lanta Tour, May 2, 2023
Left on time, arrived on time. The driver even dropped us off at our hotel for a cheaper price than a taxi would have been. Great service and I didn’t think it stopped too often either.
Bus Minibus, Good Luck Lanta Tour, Mar 31, 2023
It was great, takes you straight from Terminal to the island. Stops off along the way for passengers and packages. You get a chance to stop off for lunch. Friendly staff. Left a bit late, arrived a bit late but that was expected.
Bus Minibus, Good Luck Lanta Tour, Mar 8, 2023
1hr and half late, stopped multiple times along the way. Loaded fish, meat products onto the bus. Did get us from A to B successfully though! And offered to drop us directly to hotel for a bit more money which was cheaper than getting a taxi. Not much leg room, aircon isn't amazing, a few 10 minute stops. It was fine. The driver was very friendly.
Bus Minibus, Good Luck Lanta Tour, Feb 8, 2023
We left on time from the bus station. We stopped many times to withdraw packages as usual on this rides. It should have been 4.30h of traveling while it took us about 6.30h.
Bus Minibus, Good Luck Lanta Tour, Jan 30, 2023
The buss broke twice. Yeah sometimes cars break, but telling every one they will fix it or another buss will arrive soon, when clearly there was no one coming to fix it. 10 hours for a 4 hour ride… that was longest 4 hours since last time
Bus Minibus, Good Luck Lanta Tour, Jan 17, 2023
Was OK, only unfortunately 1.5 h longer than indicated, because we also still play letter carrier and have everywhere packages taken and delivered
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Bus Minibus, Good Luck Lanta Tour, Dec 21, 2022
The bus was easy to find, and was good value for the relatively low price. We left 15 minutes late and had a small, about 15 minute loop on the way, but other than that, we went quite fast and steady. Despite this, the trip took about 1.5 hours longer than estimated, which is why I find it weird that they have a clearly too low trip duration estimate on the site. It should be 5.5 hours. The driver was cool and the aircon was adequate. We had two quick toilet breaks. I would recommend this to travellers on a budget and would NOT recommend this to people who want luxury or people with small children who can't sit quietly still for hours.
Bus Minibus, Good Luck Lanta Tour, Dec 17, 2022
The bus was comfortable enough (not much leg space though, and lots of luggage taking up floor space) but set off 15 minutes late and made multiple stops (delivering packages, picking up people from the side of the road, dropping people at the airport). Actual journey time about 2 hours longer than stated. When we drove onto the car ferry, the driver said for an inflated fee per passenger, he would drop each of us at our accommodations instead of the drop off point on the map. He said taxis were expensive. We declined his offer, got off and found a Tuktuk for half the price he offered us.
Bus Minibus, Good Luck Lanta Tour, Dec 16, 2022
Aircon was bad. Driver was weird. Once going 20km/hour and suddenly 90km. With normal speed we would be on time!
Bus Minibus, Good Luck Lanta Tour, Dec 1, 2022
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How to get from Phuket to Koh Lanta by Bus

Taking a bus to get from Phuket to Koh Lanta is a safe, comfortable and less expensive alternative for traveling this route. To popular destinations, bus companies operate multiple trips per day, often round the clock at 30-60 minute intervals. To less traveled destinations, there may be only 1 scheduled trip a day. The most common bus types are non-air-conditioned, air-conditioned, and premium buses.

It is best to reserve your tickets at least a few days ahead of your travel date. Check our list of bus companies available for online booking offering Phuket to Koh Lanta tickets. When traveling on weekends and holidays it is recommended to reserve tickets much earlier due to higher numbers of travelers, both vacation-makers and urban workers returning home to their provincial home.

How far is it from Phuket to Koh Lanta?

Traveling by bus, the distance from Phuket to Koh Lanta depends on the route taken. Most bus companies travel via expressways or tollways. This may not necessarily be the shortest route but it is the fastest one as normally there is less traffic and no traffic lights.

To get to certain island destinations which are not connected to the mainland by a bridge, buses board large car ferries. Passengers are usually asked to get off the bus, but there is no need to take your luggage from the bus. The travel distance from port to port is added to the total distance.

How long does it take to get from Phuket to Koh Lanta by Bus?

The estimate travel time from Phuket to Koh Lanta is about 6h. Note that traveling by bus is slower compared to driving your own car or getting a taxi. Depending on the departure time congestion between Phuket and Koh Lanta may differ greatly There is usually more traffic between morning until afternoon during weekdays than during weekends.

Another important factor that may affect travel time is the type of bus. Premium or VIP buses are usually faster as they use motorways and call to fewer bus stations (if any) en route. Buses normally make short 10-30-minute breaks after a few hours of continuous travel to allow passengers use bathrooms, stock up on munchies and let bus attendants and the driver have rest.

Some premium buses have onboard toilets and the second driver. Nevertheless, usually they still make en route stops for a quick lunch or fuel refill.

How much does it cost to get from Phuket to Koh Lanta by Bus?

The ticket price from Phuket to Koh Lanta can vary depending on the type of buses you choose. For a less expensive ticket consider non-air-conditioned or ordinary buses. Premium or luxury buses are more expensive but you can expect more comfort and some additional services like phone charging ports, personal entertainment system screens and toilets.

Phuket to Koh Lanta timetable

To help you plan your trip, here is the Phuket to Koh Lanta timetable of bus departure and arrival times.

Best Rated Companies for this Route

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Safety is one of the most important aspects to consider. We also recommend you checking reviews on overall service quality of the bus companies serving this route.

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