Getting to Koh Lipe

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A tropical paradise island in the beautiful Andaman Ocean.

Koh Lipe can be accessed from various locations due to seasonal changes and different schedules of various ferry companies. For the latest and most up-to-date schedule, please visit our website. www.akiraspeedboat.com

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The best way to get to Koh Lipe.

from Bangkok - Koh Lipe

Traveling by airplane.

The best and fastest way is to book a flight from Bangkok to the nearest airport, Hat Yai Airport, which takes about 1 hour and 25 minutes. From Hat Yai Airport, you can take a van or bus to Pak Bara Pier, which takes at least 2 hours, and then take a speedboat to Koh Lipe. The speedboat schedule has two time slots, which are 11:30 am and 1:30 pm. You should plan your travel time well to ensure a smooth journey. Information on the schedule for vans and speedboats to Koh Lipe.

Traveling by train.

Traveling from Bangkok, you can take a train from Hua Lamphong station to Koh Lipe. The train departs from Hua Lamphong station in Bangkok and arrives at Hat Yai station, which takes approximately 15 hours. From Hat Yai station, you can take a minivan to Pak Bara and then take a ferry to Koh Lipe. It is recommended to allow at least an additional 2 hours for this journey.

Traveling by bus.

Traveling by bus from Bangkok to Koh Lipe takes approximately 18 hours.The estimated cost is 600-700 baht to take a minivan from Hat Yai Bus Station to the pier, and then a ferry to Koh Lipe. Traveling by land is a long journey, but it is the most cost-effective way to travel from Bangkok. Bangkok to Hat Yai bus tickets.

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Traveling from Pakbara to Koh Lipe

The speedboat to Koh Lipe operates year-round, departing at 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM from Pakbara. The travel time is approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes to 2 hours, with stops at checkpoint islands for tourists to take photos. The boat to Koh Lipe can be booked here.

Traveling from Malaysia to Koh Lipe

Another popular option for those coming from Malaysia is traveling from Langkawi, which is the northernmost island of Malaysia and only 50 kilometers away from Koh Lipe. The journey takes approximately 90 minutes by ferry to Koh Lipe. Langkawi has 2 ports, which are Telaga Harbor Marina and Kuah Jetty Port. To travel from Langkawi to Koh Lipe, you need to prepare in advance and arrive at least one hour before departure to undergo passport and baggage checks.

The ferry service from Langkawi to Koh Lipe is only available during the high season, from November to April or May. If you want to travel to Koh Lipe during the low season, which is from May to October, you can board the ferry at Pak Bara Pier, which operates year-round.

Traveling from Phuket, Krabi and Koh Lanta to Koh Lipe.

You can use ferry services directly from Phuket, Krabi, or Koh Lanta to Koh Lipe, which operates only during the high season between November and April. If you want to take a speedboat to Koh Lipe, you should plan your trip for approximately 7 hours, as it is the farthest distance to travel from Phuket.

Akira Speedboat

Spending your holiday on Koh Lipe, with its beautiful beaches that will leave you in awe, and an underwater world that awaits you to explore. There are stunning coral reefs around the island that are perfect for both snorkeling and scuba diving. The vibrant marine life around Koh Lipe makes it the best diving destination in Thailand. In the evenings, you can enjoy the lively atmosphere of Walking Street, which is filled with restaurants, shops, and bars.

You can find all the information about Koh Lipe here. Travel Guide to Koh Lipe !

Frequently Asked Questions

Q : How to get from Langkawi Island to Koh Lipe ?

A : If tourists come from Langkawi Island Upon arriving at Koh Lipe, foreign tourists must pass through immigration. The immigration checkpoint is located on the beach side of Pattaya.

Q : How to get to Koh Lipe ?

A : When you take a passenger boat from Pak Bara Pier, when you arrive at Koh Lipe, there is no pier for mooring the passenger boat. Getting to the island, you have to take a long tail boat to the beach front.

Q : How many hours does it take from Bangkok to Koh Lipe ?

A : Traveling by plane from Don Mueang Airport to Hat Yai Airport takes about 1 hour and 25 minutes. A van from Hat Yai Airport to Pak Bara Pier takes about 2 hours. Then a boat ride to Koh Lipe takes about 1 hour and 30 minutes.