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How to Get from Koh Lipe to Koh Phi Phi

To get from Koh Lipe to Koh Lipe you have two choices. You can take a passenger ferry which has a long stop in Koh Lanta before travelling onto Koh Phi Phi. This is the most direct route. Alternatively, you can take a speedboat service which will travel via several other islands before you reach Koh Phi Phi. The speedboat service takes over 4 hours and covers approximately 211 km, and is both a way of travelling from Koh Lipe to Koh Phi Phi as well as a tour of some of the most beautiful islands in the Andaman sea.


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Travel Times to Koh Phi Phi


Travel times and ticket prices for ferry and speedboat services from Koh Lipe to Koh Phi Phi:

Koh Lipe Koh Phi Phi Cost Ferry Company
09.00 13.00 1,950 THB Tigerline Travel
09.00 13.30 2,600 THB Saturn Pakbara SBC
09.00 13.30 2,700 THB Jolly Travel

  • Tigerline Travel operates a passenger ferry service with a 1 hour wait on route at Koh Lanta before continuing onto Koh Phi Phi.
  • Satun Pakbara SPC and Jolly Travel operate speedboat services.

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There is an additional fee of 50 THB payable on departure whichever service you use. Speedboats and passenger ferries are not allowed to come onto the beach in Koh Lipe and you need to pay a fee to a longtail boat driver to take you to meet the ferry or speedboat or ferry for your journey to Koh Phi Phi.


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Ferry and Speedboat to Koh Lipe


The passenger ferry to Koh Phi Phi is operated by Tigerline Travel. This is a two stage journey. The first stage of the journey is the longest part: a 2 hour 30 minutes journey to the island of Koh Lanta. The ferry arrives at Ban Saladan Pier in Koh Lanta at 11.30 and then waits for 60 minutes before travelling onto Koh Phi Phi. The journey from Koh Lanta to Koh Phi Phi takes only 30 minutes and arrives at 13.00. Although this service is passenger ferry, rather than ferry, and it stops for an hour on route, it is the cheapest and the quickest way to travel from Koh Lipe to Koh Phi Phi and the option that most people choose.

Ton Sai bay in Koh Phi Phi

Ferries arrive at Ton Sai bay in Koh Phi Phi

Jolly Travel and Satun Pakbara SBC (the ‘SBC’ stands for speedboat club) operate a speedboat service. The reason the journey with these two operators takes 4 hours 30 minutes, which is 30 minutes longer than the journey on the Tigerline Travel ferry, is that the speedboat service calls in at several islands on the way to Koh Phi Phi: Koh Bolune, Koh Kradan, Koh Muk, Koh Ngai and Koh Lanta. Depending on your perspective this island hoping trip will either be a fun day out in a speedboat or an annoying stop/start journey in a cramped speedboat with a long wait before you can use a toilet or get out of the boat to smoke a cigarette. If you choose to travel from Koh Lipe to Koh Phi Phi by speedboat make sure you understand what this option involves.


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Koh Lipe Ferry Pier


  • All three services depart from the main ferry pier on the South Coast of Koh Lipe.


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Koh Phi Phi Ferry Pier


  • All services from Koh Lipe arrive at Ton Sai pier in Koh Phi Phi.

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