Khlong Mak Pier in Koh Lanta

Car ferry at Khlong Mak Pier
Car ferry at Khlong Mak Pier

Khlong Mak Pier in one of two major passenger ferry piers in Koh Lanta. Saladan Pier, which is Koh Lanta’s other major ferry pier, is the departure and arrival point for long distance ferry services to and from Koh Lanta. Khlong Mak Pier is the arrival and departure point for the car ferry service between the mainland and Koh Lanta. The sea crossing from Khlong Mak Pier to the mainland is about 1.5 km.

About Khlong Mak Pier in Koh Lanta

Khlong Mak Pier is located on the north coast of Koh Lanta’s north island, Koh Lanta Noi. Koh Lanta Noi is joined to Koh Lanta Yai, which is the island where the beaches and accommodation are located, by the Sri Lanta Bridge. Khlong Mak Pier is 7.8 km by road from the north of Koh Lanta Yai.

Khlong Mak Ferry Pier in Koh Lanta
Khlong Mak Ferry Pier in Koh Lanta

Khlong Mak Pier is a busy ferry port with no facilities such as toilets or waiting areas. The pier has two ticket booths and a small number of mobile food vendors and nothing else. There is a pedestrian walkway to the ferry boarding point but most passengers on ferries from Khlong Mak Pier travel on and off the ferry in a vehicle.

If you take one of the very cheap minivan services between Krabi Town and Koh Lanta, or Tang and Koh Lanta, or Hat Yai and Koh Lanta, your minivan will travel on the car ferry to or from Khlong Mak Pier and the cost of the sea crossing will be included in the price.

Ferry Services from Khlong Mak Pier

Ferry services from Khlong Mak Pier in Koh Lanta only go to one plac,e which is Hua Hin Pier on the mainland. Hua Hin Pier is 72.2 km by road from Krabi Bus Terminal and 262 km by road from Hat Yai Bus Station.

Ferry Times

Car ferry services to and from Khlong Mak Pier operate every day from 06:00 until 22:00 with departures about 20 minutes in either direction. The journey by car ferry takes 10 to 15 minutes depending on the weather conditions. The car ferry is also very cheap: foot passengers pay 10 THB and for a car with two passengers the fare is 113 THB.

Travel from Hua Hin Pier

There is a limited shared taxi service from Hua Hin Pier to the nearest minivan station in nearby Hua Hin Town, which is a very small town not to be confused with the better known Hua Hin City on the East Coast of Thailand. If you are lucky you may be able to find a place in a minivan for onward travel from Hua Hin Pier to a major city to board an inter provincial long distance bus service, but most people travelling via Khlong Mak Pier either book a joint car ferry and minivan service to their final destination or take their own transport.

Buy Tickets from Koh Lanta to Krabi

Use the Search Box below to buy your ferry tickets and joint minivan and car ferry tickets from Koh Lanta to Krabi.

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If you only want tickets for the car ferry then you need to buy these from the ticket kiosk near the entrance to Khlong Mak Pier as they are not available to purchase online.

Location of Khlong Mak Pier

  • Khlong Mak Pier is located on Rural Road 6022, Tambon Ko Lanta Noi, Amphoe Ko Lanta, Chang Wat Krabi 81150.

Google Map of Khlong Mak Pier

Location of Hua Hin Pier

  • All ferry services from Khlong Mak Pier terminate at Hua Hin Pier, Ko Klang, Ko Lanta District, Krabi 81120.

Hua Hin Pier

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