Koh Tao to Koh Lanta

Koh Tao to Koh Lanta

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Koh Tao to Koh Lanta Destination Reviews

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Ferry High Speed Ferry, Seatran Discovery (ซีทราน), Oct 22, 2019
The journey was on time. We got on the ferry at Koh Tao. The ferry stopped at Koh Pha Ngan and Koh Samui (we didn’t have to get off or change ferry) before stopping at Donsak Pier (the pier on the mainland). Just follow where everyone else goes. 30 seconds after you get off the ferry you walk to the parking lot were someone will take your ticket and direct you to the bus. The bus stopped halfway for 5 mins so people could use the toilet. It dropped us all off at Krabi Town. We waited for 20 mins in the Seatran office for the taxi van. The taxi van dropped us off in Saladan Pier on Koh Lanta. Everything was very efficient just make sure to bring warm clothes for the ferry :)
VC
Ferry High Speed Ferry, Seatran Discovery (ซีทราน), Jul 18, 2019
On the top ! With my son 15 years old. You can go blind eyes. They take care of you. Cédric from France / Lille
BF
Ferry High Speed Ferry, Seatran Discovery (ซีทราน), Feb 13, 2019
Very professional, all the conections boat- bus- minivan/ferry provided. Plus offered drop off at the hotel in koh lanta with fair price. They dont talk much but they take care of everything for you.
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Ferry High Speed Ferry, Seatran Discovery (ซีทราน), Feb 4, 2019
Everything went well. The only thing I can suggest is to let people know what and where they are suppose to go or to do. So we were going from Koh Tao to Koh Lanta. It would have been nice to know that we stop to Koh Phagnan where we needed to change boat and then stop to Koh Samui. We took a big bus from Bonsak to Krabi which we tought we were going straight from Bonsak peer to Koh Lanta but no. And then change bus at Krabi to get a mini van to get to Koh Lanta. Everything went well but no one tells us anything so we have no idea what to do when. For example: On one of the boat we weren’t allowed to take our bags ourselves out of the boat. They wanted to take all of our bags and pile it on the peer and then we grabbed our bags from the peer. Ok fine. But the next boat we needed to do it which is perfectly fine with us. We would like to know what you guys expected from us. But the rides were smooth and great. And we got to destination only 1:15 later than expected so that’s good.
JD
Ferry High Speed Ferry, Seatran Discovery (ซีทราน), Feb 2, 2019
Perfect, from the pier in Ko Tao until the doorstep of my hostel on Ko Lanta! Very easy & quick.
JC
Ferry High Speed Ferry, Seatran Discovery (ซีทราน), Nov 8, 2018
The boat trip was very good, left at 9.00 and took 3 hours to the Donsak pier via Phangan and Samui. Then we had to wait for approximately 1.5 hours for a minivan (so not a big bus as pictured on the website!). No problem to stop for a toiletbreak. Arrival in Krabi at 17.30 and there was no bus to Koh Lanta but the driver worked something out, thumbs up! Arrival in Lanta at 20.30 at the hotel paying the driver 50 baht p.p. Conclusion: be prepared for a long journey!
LL
Ferry High Speed Ferry, Seatran Discovery (ซีทราน), May 2, 2018
The first ferry from Koh Tao to Koh Phangan was pretty old and dingy. Otherwise, the second ferry was nice, the bus was very nice (leather seats, great aircondition, recliner seats), and the van was comfortable.
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How to get from Koh Tao to Koh Lanta

When you want to get from Koh Tao 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 Ferry. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Bus+taxi+ferry ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A Bus+taxi+Ferry ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about THB 149,433. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus+ferry as a bus+ferry ticket costs as low as THB 1,470.

How far is Koh Tao from Koh Lanta?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Koh Tao to Koh Lanta. Your trip will be a total of 230 miles (370 km). The flying distance is 178 miles (285 km).

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

The travel time from Koh Tao to Koh Lanta can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 11 to 18 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Koh Tao to Koh Lanta varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Satun Pakbara Speed Boat Club (บริษัท สตูล ปากบารา สปีดโบ๊ท คลับ), Songserm (ส่งเสริม): travelling by bus+ferry expect to pay as low as THB 1,470 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a Bus+taxi+Ferry - a one-way Bus+taxi+Ferry ticket can cost as much as THB 149,433.

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

  • Bus+Ferry price: THB 1,484 - THB 2,342. From Koh Tao to Koh Lanta starting from 10:00 Mae Haad Koh Tao until 10:00 Mae Haad Koh Tao
  • Ferry tickets - THB 42,874 to THB 42,874.
  • Ferry+Van price: THB 52,768 - THB 52,768. From Koh Tao to Koh Lanta starting from 22:00 Mae Haad Koh Tao until 22:00 Mae Haad Koh Tao
  • Bus+taxi+Ferry price: THB 149,433 - THB 149,433. From Koh Tao to Koh Lanta starting from 10:00 Phuket Bus Terminal 2 until 10:00 Phuket Bus Terminal 2

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

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

  • 2 by Bus+Ferry from Koh Tao to Koh Lanta starting from 10:00 Mae Haad Koh Tao until 10:00 Mae Haad Koh Tao
  • 0 by Bus+taxi+Ferry from Koh Tao to Koh Lanta starting from 10:00 Phuket Bus Terminal 2 until 10:00 Phuket Bus Terminal 2
  • Ferries leave from Koh Tao for Koh Lanta 0 times a day.
  • 0 by Ferry+Van from Koh Tao to Koh Lanta starting from 22:00 Mae Haad Koh Tao until 22:00 Mae Haad Koh Tao

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Ferries

Travelling by ferry is one of the most scenic ways to get from Koh Tao 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.

The most popular transport from Koh Tao to Koh Lanta

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Koh Tao 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:

  • 83% users voted for a ferry ticket.
  • 8% chosen Bus+taxi+Ferry
  • 8% chosen Bus+Ferry
  • 1% chosen Ferry+Van