Travel from Koh Lanta to Phuket Airport

Singapore Airlines flies to Phuket International Airport
Singapore Airlines flies to Phuket International Airport

The easiest way to travel from Koh Lanta to Phuket Airport is to take a direct speed boat and minivan transfer service. Alternatively you could travel on the car ferry and then by bus to Krabi Town, and then take another bus to Phuket Airport, which is a cheaper option but takes 4 to 5 hours longer.

Travel Times to Phuket Airport


There are 2 direct services a day from Koh Lanta to Phuket Airport which you can book online.

Koh LantaPhuket AirportTicket PriceCompany
12:3016:00฿ 1,698Tigerline Travel
16:4520:30฿ 1,698Tigerline Travel
  • The transport operator advises against pregnant women using this service, because it’s often a bumpy trip.

Buy Tickets to Phuket Airport


Use the Search Box below to buy your tickets from Koh Lanta to Phuket Airport.

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  • Child fares are available for passengers aged 2 to 11. Children under 2 years of age travel free.

About Travel to Phuket Airport


Services to Phuket International Airport depart from Saladan Pier on the north coast of Koh Lanta Yai, which is the main island in Koh Lanta. Saladan Pier is located in the town of Ban Saladan and is the main long distance ferry and boat pier in Koh Lanta.

  • Location of Saladan Pier in Koh Lanta:

The first stage of the journey from Koh Lanta to Phuket International Airport is by speed boat. The journey by speed boat to Phuket is scheduled to take 1 hour 15 minutes to cover a distance of just over 70 km. In practice it may take a bit longer and the scheduled arrive time takes account of this. The speed boat themselves are large with seating for 40 to 50 people. They have a toilet near the front of the boat but little space to move around during the journey.

  • Location of Phuket International Airport:

The speed boat docks into Rassada Pier, which is in the south of Phuket not far from Phuket Town. The second stage of the journey is by minivan from the pier to Phuket International Airport. The distance by road is 34 km which should take about 1 hour 15 minutes. 

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