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Last updated at 21/06/2024, 17:15

Hi, I'm Joanna, the author of The Blond Travels. In the worlds of Thailand and Portugal, I feel like a fish in water - and it's no coincidence! I've been exploring Thailand for over a decade, and I've settled in Portugal for 6 years now. My mission is to support Dreamers - just like you - in discovering these fascinating countries and helping those in love with them find their own place on Earth, preferably for good! Let's uncover these unique corners of the world together.

Koh Lanta is one of the most popular islands in Thailand. Check how to get there cheaply and quickly.

Koh Lanta is quite easily accessible and probably that’s why it’s so famous among tourists. You can get here very easily and without much effort.

How to get to Koh Lanta – Choose the best way!

Here are a few options on how to get to Koh Lanta.

First – The flight

If you’re coming from Bangkok, or Chiang Mai, you need to get to Krabi first. The easiest way is a flight. There are a couple of flights a day from these cities.

From the airport in Krabi

At the airport you can buy a ticket for a mini van and a boat. The ticket stalls are just at the exit from the terminal. You can book your ticket online.
The price is about 2000 Baht per person.

You can also stop in Krabi for a couple of days and then buy the ticket there. You can also book it online.

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The ferry

Ferries to Koh Lanta depart from different places around Krabi. Here are the most popular ones.

When you buy your ticket, it’s worth remembering that the transportation companies offer a minivan or a taxi ride from the airport, or a hotel to the pier in the price.