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How to Get from Koh Lanta to Koh Phangan

For travel from Koh Lanta to Koh Phangan there are two routes you can take:

  • Route 1: The first route is to make the crossing to the mainland on car ferry (a 10 minute journey) and then a bus to Krabi, and from Krabi a bus or minivan to Surat Thani, and then a bus to one of the ferry ports in Donsak to catch another ferry to Koh Phangan.
  • Route 2: The second route is to get a ferry direct from Koh Lanta to Klong Jilard pier, which is near to Krabi Town, and then a bus or minivan to Surat Thani, then another bus to Donsak to board one of the 4 different ferry services from Donsak to Koh Phangan.

Direct Services: Both routes can be travelled much more quickly if you book a joint ferry and bus service with the same travel operator who take you all the way from Koh Lanta to Koh Phangan which is quicker because of the shorter connection times transferring between ferry and bus services on route.


Travel Times to Koh Phangan


  • Travel times and ticket prices for joint ferry and bus services from Koh Lanta to Koh Phangan:
Koh Lanta Koh Phangan Travel Company Cost
07.40 17.00 Seatran Discovery 980 THB
09.00 17.00 Jolly Travel 1,400 THB
09.00 18.30 Jolly Travel 950 THB

  • Passengers on the Seatran Discovery Service start their journey from the main pier in Koh Lanta Yai, which is called Saladan Pier.
  • Hotel pick up in Koh Lanta is included in the price of the Jolly Travel Service from Koh Lanta to Koh Phangan.

Buy Tickets to Koh Phangan


Use the Search Box below to find tickets on the direct services from Koh Lanta to Koh Phangan.

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  • Ticket Prices: The quicker the service from Koh Lanta to Koh Phangan the more expensive it is.
  • Booking in Advance: You need to book in advance if you plan to travel in the period up to 5 days before the monthly Full Moon Party in Koh Phangan as the demand for tickets is much greater at times, particularly during high season.

Journey to Koh Phangan


The three direct daily joint ferry and bus services from Koh Lanta to Koh Phangan travel slightly different routes and use different ferries. They all, however, arrive in the same place which is Koh Phangan Ferry Port in the town of Thong Sala.

Beach in Haad Rin where the Full Moon Party happens every month.

Beach in Haad Rin where the Full Moon Party happens every month.

Breakdown of the three daily direct services from Koh Lanta to Koh Phangan:

  •  07.40 service from Koh Lanta to Koh Phangan (980 THB):
    • Travel Company: Seatran Discovery
    • Departure Point: Saladan Pier
    • Arrival Point: Koh Phangan Ferry Port
    • Journey Time: 9 hours 20 minutes
    • Route: Ferry journey to Klong Jilard Pier near Krabi , minivan transfer to Krabi Town, then a bus to Donsak Seatran Ferry Pier, and finally a ferry to Koh Phangan.
    • Ferry to Koh Samui: Seatran Discovery Ferry
  • 09.00 service from Koh Lanta to Koh Phangan (1,400 THB):
    • Travel Company: Jolly Travel
    • Departure Point: Hotel Pick Up in Koh Lanta
    • Arrival Point: Koh Phangan Ferry Port
    • Journey Time: 8 hours 00 minutes
    • Route: Minivan pick up from your hotel, then a journey by car ferry from Koh Lanta Noi to Hua Hin Pier on the mainland, minivan to Krabi, bus to Laem Thuat Pier in Donsak and a fast ferry to Koh Phangan.
    • Ferry to Koh Phangan: Lomprayah High Speed Ferry
  • 09.00 service from Koh Lanta to Koh Phangan (950 THB):
    • Travel Company: Jolly Travel
    • Departure Point: Hotel Pick Up in Koh Lanta
    • Arrival Point: Koh Phangan Ferry Port
    • Journey Time: 9 hours 30 minutes
    • Route: Minivan pick up from your hotel, then a journey by car ferry from Koh Lanta Noi to Hua Hin Pier on the mainland, minivan to Krabi, bus to Donsak Raja Ferry Pier  and a car ferry to Koh Phangan.
    • Ferry to Koh Phangan: Raja Ferry

Ferry Pier in Koh Lanta


  • The Seatran Discovery Service departs from Saladan Pier in Koh Lanta.


Koh Phangan Ferry Port


  • All three direct services from Koh Lanta to Koh Phangan arrive at Koh Phangan Ferry Port in Thong Sala. From there passengers need to take local transport to their final destination.


Travel from Thong Sala


The only public transport available from Koh Phangan Ferry Port is shared songthaew taxi. If you do not want to travel in a shared taxi then your alternatives are motorbike taxi or hire one of the shared taxis for a private journey. Shared songthaew taxis on Koh Phangan are converted pick up trucks with two rows of seats in the back under cover. Shared taxi operatives will approach you as you leave the ferry. The shared taxis all congregate near the pier in the car park. There is no price difference at all between what the people approaching you as you leave the ferry will charge and what you would be charged if you approach the shared taxi driver directly. Prices for shared taxis are fairly standard and expect to pay:

  • Thong Sala to Haad Rin: 200 THB per person
  • Thong Sala to Haad Yao: 300 THB per person
  • Thong Sala to Thong Nai Pan: 300 THB per person

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