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Surat Thani Town hotels
5h 30m journey in Taxi+ferry+Bus. All connections guaranteed
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Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta
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Surat Thani Town hotels
5h 30m journey in Taxi+ferry+Bus. All connections guaranteed
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Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta
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08:10
Surat Thani
7h 20m journey in Bus+van+ferry. All connections guaranteed
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Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta

From Surat Thani to Koh Lanta by Buses+Vans+Ferries

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08:10
Surat Thani
7h 20m journey in Bus+van+ferry. All connections guaranteed
15:30
Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta

From Surat Thani to Koh Lanta by Buses

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10:30
Surat Thani
6h bus ride in Standard AC
4
16:30
Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta

From Surat Thani Town to Koh Lanta by Vans

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08:30
Surat Thani Town
5h 30m van ride in Regional 14pax
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14:00
Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta
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09:30
Surat Thani Town
5h 30m van ride in Regional 14pax
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15:00
Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta
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Surat Thani Town
5h 30m van ride in Regional 14pax
4
16:00
Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta
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Surat Thani Town
5h 30m van ride in Regional 14pax
4
17:00
Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta
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Surat Thani Town
5h 30m van ride in Regional 14pax
4
18:00
Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta

From Surat Thani Train Station to Koh Lanta by Buses

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Surat Thani Train Station
6h 30m bus ride in Standard AC
4
14:30
Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta

From Surat Thani to Koh Lanta by Vans+Ferries

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08:20
Surat Thani
7h 10m journey in van+ferry. All connections guaranteed
15:30
Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta
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Surat Thani
5h journey in van+ferry. All connections guaranteed
13:30
Koh Lanta Saladan Pier
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Surat Thani
4h 30m journey in van+ferry. All connections guaranteed
13:00
Lang Sot, Koh Lanta

From Surat Thani Kaset 2 Market to Koh Lanta by Vans

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11:15
Surat Thani Kaset 2 Market
4h 15m van ride in Regional 14pax
15:30
Ban Sala Dan Town, Koh Lanta
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Surat Thani Kaset 2 Market
4h 15m van ride in Regional 14pax
17:30
Ban Sala Dan Town, Koh Lanta

From Surat Thani Town hotels to Koh Lanta by Taxis+Ferries+Buses

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Surat Thani Town hotels
5h 30m journey in Taxi+ferry+Bus. All connections guaranteed
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14:00
Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta
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Surat Thani Town hotels
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16:00
Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta

From Surat Thani Airport to Koh Lanta by Taxis

Andaman Taxis
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Surat Thani Airport
5h taxi ride in Comfort
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Koh Lanta Hotel Transfer
Andaman Taxis
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Surat Thani Airport
5h taxi ride in Van 9pax
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Koh Lanta Hotel Transfer

From Surat Thani Town hotels to Koh Lanta by Taxis

Andaman Taxis
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Surat Thani Town hotels
5h taxi ride in Comfort
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Koh Lanta Hotel Transfer
Andaman Taxis
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Surat Thani Town hotels
5h taxi ride in Van 9pax
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Koh Lanta Hotel Transfer

From Surat Thani train station to Koh Lanta by Taxis

Andaman Taxis
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Surat Thani train station
5h taxi ride in Comfort
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Koh Lanta Hotel Transfer

Transport types between Surat Thani and Koh Lanta

Surat Thani to Koh Lanta Schedule

Surat Thani to Koh Lanta Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Andaman Taxis Comfort 00:00 - 05:00฿ 5,060
Phantip 1970 Regional 14pax 08:30 - 14:00฿ 550
Phantip 1970 Regional 14pax 12:30 - 18:00฿ 550

Surat Thani to Koh Lanta destination reviews

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29 customer reviews
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5
Bus Minivan, Phantip 1970, Nov 15, 2019
Very good we departe on time , the driver did the trip correct we book a extra Seat for the luggage , not necesary ??? There were only 6 people in bus . We were at ower desination 1 hour earlyer
JC
4
van Regional 14pax, Phantip 1970, Jun 29, 2019
No short break to go to the toilet. However, we arrived more than one hour ahead the schedule what was great.
CL
4
Bus Standard AC, Phantip 1970, Feb 21, 2019
Was ok unfortunately because I booke my tickets on line I wasn’t aware that my 3 year old was free and that my kids were cheaper . They said I would get reimbursed at train station but I did not . Next time I will Bybtickets from train station . Also train station to Surat Thani is not in Surat Thani but in Phun Phin. Something to check before booking a hotel. I had not . Train was please but bathroom gross but that’s normal
JB
4
van Regional 14pax, Phantip 1970, Apr 23, 2019
Need better aircon. Full van very warm

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How to get from Surat Thani to Koh Lanta

When you want to get from Surat Thani 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 Taxi. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Bus 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 THB 5,280. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as THB 550.

How far is Surat Thani from Koh Lanta?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Surat Thani to Koh Lanta. Your trip will be a total of 202 miles (325 km). The flying distance is 107 miles (171 km).

How long does it take to get from Surat Thani to Koh Lanta?

The travel time from Surat Thani to Koh Lanta can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 5 to 7 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Surat Thani to Koh Lanta?

The cost of the trip from Surat Thani 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 bus expect to pay as low as THB 550 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 THB 5,280.

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

  • Bus tickets - THB 550 to THB 550;
  • Van price : THB 550 - THB 550;
  • charter+ferry+bus price: THB 690 - THB 690. From Surat Thani to Koh Lanta starting from 08:30 Surat Thani Town hotels until 10:30 Surat Thani Town hotels

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from THB 5,060 to THB 5,280.

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

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

  • Vans from Surat Thani to Koh Lanta depart during the day - there are approximately 5 departures a day.
  • 2 by charter+ferry+bus from Surat Thani to Koh Lanta starting from 08:30 Surat Thani Town hotels until 10:30 Surat Thani Town hotels
  • Buses start plying the route from 08:00 - you can also take a bus as late as 08:00. There are 1 available bus trips every day.

Taxis are a good option to consider for this route, too. Book a cab to take you from Surat Thani to Koh Lanta any time of the day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Buses

Taking a bus from Surat Thani to Koh Lanta is cheaper than flying. Quite often, a long-distance bus is the cheapest transportation option. Buses normally make bathroom and/or lunch stops along the way.

Things to remember before opting for a bus ride:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.

Taxi

Catching a cab is the easiest way to get from Surat Thani 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 THB 5,060.

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

Vans

A shared van is another means of transport for travelling from Surat Thani 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 Surat Thani to Koh Lanta.

Things to remember: while travelling 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 Surat Thani to Koh Lanta

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Surat Thani 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:

  • 644 decided to go for a bus.
  • 325 opted for a van.
  • 31 chosen charter+ferry+bus