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Bus & ferry times – Krabi to Koh Lipe

The journey from Krabi to Koh Lipe has two stages:

  • Stage 1: The first stage is a journey by road to Hat Yao Ferry Pier in Trang Province. Hat Yao Pier is 130 km South of Krabi Town, and by road that journey takes 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes depending on which route you take.
  • Stage 2: From Hat Yao Pier there is a ferry departing every day at 13.00. The sea crossing from Hat Yao Pier to Koh Lipe takes 3 hours and the ferry travels via Koh Libong, Koh Mook, Koh Kradan, Koh Ngai and Koh Lanta before arriving at Koh Lipe at 16.00. This is a scenic sea journey which gives passengers an opportunity to see some of the lesser visited islands in Thailand as an added bonus on their way to Koh Lipe.

Travel Times to Koh Lipe

The Tigerline Travel Company provides a daily joint bus and ferry service from Krabi Province to Koh Lipe.

Departure Point Krabi Koh Lipe Cost Journey
Ao Nang 09.00 16.00 1,100 THB 7 hrs 00 min
Ao Nam Mao Pier 09.30 16.00 1,100 THB 6 hrs 30 min
Krabi Airport 10.30 16.00 1,100 THB 5 hrs 30 min

The bus has three pick up points in Krabi (Ao Nang, Ao Nam Mao Pier and Krabi Airport) before setting off on the 2 hours to 2 hour 30 minute road journey down to the ferry pier in Trang Province.

Buy Tickets to Koh Lipe

Use the Search Box below to buy tickets for travel from Krabi to Lipe.

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  • Travel Tip: One advantage of booking a joint bus and boat ticket with Tigerline Travel is that the bus never misses the ferry departure time. If the bus is late then the ferry simply waits until it arrives. If you travel independently you have no guarantee that the ferry will wait for you if you are delayed.
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Beach in Koh Lipe

Video of the Journey to Koh Lipe

Ao Nang Bus Stop

Ao Nam Mao Pier Bus Stop

Krabi Airport Bus Stop

Koh Lipe Pier

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