Surat Thani to Koh Lanta by bus, ferry, van, taxi from THB 550
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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:
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?
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.
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.
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