Koh Samui to Koh Lanta

Koh Samui to Koh Lanta

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Koh Samui to Koh Lanta Schedule

Koh Samui to Koh Lanta Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
BangkokTaxi24 SUV 4pax Any time฿ 8,910
Raja Ferry Ferry 05:00 - 19:00฿ 1,010
Raja Ferry Taxi + Ferry + Bus 07:00 - 18:00฿ 1,240
Raja Ferry Ferry 08:30 - 18:00฿ 1,030
Phantip 1970 Express 10:15 - 18:30฿ 1,070
Phantip 1970 Express 12:00 - 20:00฿ 910
Phantip 1970 Express 14:00 - 20:00฿ 910

Transportation from Koh Samui to Koh Lanta

Facts about the transport from Koh Samui to Koh Lanta

Cheapest Transport$26
Fastest Transport7h 30m
Earliest Departure4:00 AM
Latest Departure10:00 AM
Departures per day9
Distance375 kilometers
Transport CompaniesBangkokTaxi24, Jijie Tour and Travel, Lomprayah, Phantip 1970, Raja Ferry, Seatran Discovery, Songserm

Koh Samui to Koh Lanta Destination Reviews

AL
Not enough space for the bags, peoples and legs … Very noisy bus
Ferry Express, Phantip 1970 (พันทิพย์ 1970), Nov 14, 2023
LK
During my change over at Krabi to koh lanta , the men tried to take advantage of me with taxi prices to my hotel Driver was driving like a complete lunatic
Ferry Express, Phantip 1970 (พันทิพย์ 1970), Apr 11, 2023
LB
We drove with two different buses, from the pier we drove with a super comfortable big bus to krabi and from there we drove with a minivan to koh lanta. And there were to many people in the bus more people than places.
Ferry Speedboat, Lomprayah (ลมพระยา), May 24, 2022
AW
Efficient and comfortable
Ferry Speedboat, Lomprayah (ลมพระยา), Feb 27, 2022
JP
Just a little hard for the back on the boat but globally satisfied of the trip
Ferry Speedboat, Lomprayah (ลมพระยา), Feb 7, 2022
DS
The drivers should have given the customers comfort breaks while on route
Bus Standard AC, Phantip 1970 (พันทิพย์ 1970), Mar 20, 2020
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How to get from Koh Samui to Koh Lanta

When you want to get from Koh Samui to Koh Lanta, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Bus
  • Ferry
  • Van
  • Taxi

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Bus+ferry. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Taxi+ferry+van ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A taxi ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about USD 290.86. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a ferry+van as a ferry+van ticket costs as low as USD 27.39.

How far is Koh Samui from Koh Lanta?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Koh Samui to Koh Lanta. Your trip will be a total of 234 miles (375 km). The flying distance is 234 miles (375 km).

How long does it take to get from Koh Samui to Koh Lanta?

The travel time from Koh Samui to Koh Lanta can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 8 to 14 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Koh Samui to Koh Lanta?

The cost of the trip from Koh Samui to Koh Lanta varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Phantip 1970 (พันทิพย์ 1970): travelling by ferry+van expect to pay as low as USD 27.39 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a taxi - a one-way taxi ticket can cost as much as USD 290.86.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Koh Samui to Koh Lanta:

  • Bus+Ferry+Van price: USD 25.05. From Koh Samui to Koh Lanta starting from 06:30 Koh Samui Transfer until 06:30 Koh Samui Transfer
  • Ferry tickets - USD 25.05 to USD 25.05.
  • Van price : USD 25.05;
  • Bus+taxi+Ferry+Van price: USD 25.61. From Koh Samui to Koh Lanta starting from 22:00 Koh Samui Transfer until 22:00 Koh Samui Transfer
  • Ferry+Van price: USD 27.39 - USD 31.06. From Koh Samui to Koh Lanta starting from 05:00 Lipa Noi Koh Samui until 10:00 Phantip Travel Koh Samui
  • taxi+Ferry+Van price: USD 28.11. From Koh Samui to Koh Lanta starting from 05:00 Lipa Noi Koh Samui until 05:00 Lipa Noi Koh Samui
  • taxi+Ferry price: USD 31.73. From Koh Samui to Koh Lanta starting from 08:15 Koh Samui Transfer until 08:15 Koh Samui Transfer
  • Bus+taxi+Ferry price: USD 34.51. From Koh Samui to Koh Lanta starting from 04:00 Koh Samui Transfer until 07:00 Koh Samui Transfer
  • Bus+Ferry price: USD 41.75. From Koh Samui to Koh Lanta starting from 08:30 Na Thon Koh Samui until 08:30 Na Thon Koh Samui

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from USD 234.22 to USD 290.86.

How many trips per day are there between Koh Samui and Koh Lanta?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • 3 by Ferry+Van from Koh Samui to Koh Lanta starting from 05:00 Lipa Noi Koh Samui until 10:00 Phantip Travel Koh Samui
  • 1 by Bus+Ferry from Koh Samui to Koh Lanta starting from 08:30 Na Thon Koh Samui until 08:30 Na Thon Koh Samui
  • 1 by taxi+Ferry from Koh Samui to Koh Lanta starting from 08:15 Koh Samui Transfer until 08:15 Koh Samui Transfer
  • Taxis are a good option to consider for this route, too. Book a cab to take you from Koh Samui to Koh Lanta any time of the day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Taxi

Catching a cab is the easiest way to get from Koh Samui to Koh Lanta. It allows you to tailor-make your trip, plan all the detours and see all the places you want. You can choose the type and the size of your car as well to be as comfortable as you'd like to.

Depending on the route, it might cost as much as USD 234.22.

Things to remember: It's a good idea to follow the route on Google Maps or any other GPS navigator.

Ferries

Travelling by ferry is one of the most scenic ways to get from Koh Samui to Koh Lanta as it combines transportation and sightseeing to some extent.

However, with these upsides in mind, you should still understand ferry travel is not for everyone. If you’re prone to seasickness it may be an unpleasant experience. As a rule, a ferry journey isn’t the cheapest way to travel During the high season ferry tickets might be hard to get, so you should always book in advance when possible.

Things to remember: ferry rides are dependent on weather conditions.

Vans

A shared van is another means of transport for traveling from Koh Samui to Koh Lanta. As far as travel time is concerned, it’s basically equal to a taxi ride, while price-wise it’s way more affordable. The majority of tourists book a van online in advance.

Sometimes, when trains or buses aren’t available, a van is your only way to get from Koh Samui to Koh Lanta.

Things to remember: while traveling by van, you might not have as much space for luggage as you would on a train or a plane. It’s a good idea to pack only the most useful things for a van trip and put them in a backpack that will be easy to carry around..

The most popular transport from Koh Samui to Koh Lanta

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Koh Samui to Koh Lanta? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 42% chosen Ferry+Van
  • 38% chosen taxi+Ferry
  • 6% chosen Bus+taxi+Ferry
  • 6% chosen taxi+Ferry+Van
  • 2% chosen Bus+taxi+Ferry+Van
  • 2% users voted for a ferry ticket.
  • 1% Other