Langkawi to Koh Lipe Ferry Schedule 2019 - 2020

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Last updated Dec 18, 2019 @ 12:39 pm

The Malaysian island of Langkawi is a duty free island situated in an archipelago made up of 99 islands in the Andaman sea. It lies approximately 30km off the Malaysian mainland and 42km from Koh Lipe. Langkawi is served by an international airport and it is an excellent hub in order to access Koh Lipe.

This is an updated guide for ferries and speed boats between Langkawi to Koh Lipe and Koh Lipe to Langkawi for the 2019 – 2020 season.

Ferries will start operating from the 9th of October 2019 until the 15th of June 2020. However, It should also be noted that not all ferry services operate until the 15th of June and neither do they all start from the 9th of October. From the 7th of June till the 15th of June 2020 there is only one ferry service per day. All of the following information regarding times, was correct at the time of writing.

Please be aware situations can change quickly, timetables for ferry crossing are subject to change at any time.

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Ferries depart from 2 Locations on Langkawi: Telaga Terminal at Telaga Harbour Marina, Pantai Kok and Kuah Jetty. The boats arrive at Pattaya beach to enable travellers to pass through immigration. The two Jetties are 27km away from each other. Important note: The ferries do not run all year round. They only operate during the High Season and not the low season. The Langkawi to Koh Lipe ferry service from both locations takes approximately 90 minutes to reach the island and online ferry tickets can be purchased in the search box below.

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ferry Langkawai to Koh Lipe

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You will need valid passports and visas as you are travelling between countries.

Ferries from Langkawi to Koh Lipe.

Ferries run daily during the High Season, from Telaga terminal Harbour Marina and Kuah Jetty. 9 am, 9.30 am, 9.45 am, 10.00 am, 2 pm and 2.30 pm Malaysian time. However, between certain dates, there are also additional ferry services. Please see the full-time tables below.

Ferries from Koh Lipe to Langkawi

Ferries run up to 6 times per day during the High Season: 10.30 am, 11 am, 12.30 pm, 3.30 pm, 3.45 pm, 4 pm and 4.30 pm Thai time. Please see the full-time table below.

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Langkawi Telaga Harbour - Koh Lipe

Type Depart Malaysian Time Arrive Thai Time Season
Ferry
9:30 am
10:00 am
High (13 Oct 2019 - 15 June 2020)
Ferry
14:30 pm
15:00 pm
High (1 Nov 2019 - 22 Apr 2020)

Koh Lipe - Langkawi Telaga Harbour

Type Depart Thai Time Arrive Malaysian Time Season
Ferry
10:30 am
13:00 pm
High (1 Nov 2019 - 22 Apr 2020)
Ferry
12:30 pm
15:00 pm
High (23 Apr 2020 - 31 May 2020)
Ferry
16:00 pm
18:30 pm
High (13 Oct 2019 - 22 Apr 2020)

Langkawi Kuah Jetty - Koh Lipe

Type Depart Malaysian Time Arrive Thai Time Season
Ferry
10:30 am
11:00 am
High (9 Oct 2019 - 31 Oct 2019)
Ferry
10:00 am
10:30 am
High (1 Nov 2019 - 26 apr 2020)
Ferry
14:30 pm
15:00 pm
High (1 Nov 2019 - 26 Apr 2020)
Ferry
10:30 am
11:00 am
High (27 Apr 2020 - 7 June 2020)

Koh Lipe - Langkawi Kuah Jetty

Type Depart Thai Time Arrive Malaysian Time Season
Ferry
12:00 pm
14:15 pm
High (9 Oct 2019 - 31 Oct 2019)
Ferry
11:00 am
13:15 pm
High (1 Nov 2019 - 26 apr 2020)
Ferry
15:45 pm
18:00 pm
High (1 Nov 2019 - 26 Apr 2020)
Ferry
12:00 pm
14:15 pm
High (27 Apr 2020 - 7 June 2020)

Immigration and visas

Immigration office at Langkawi

Important note: If you are travelling from Langkawai to Koh Lipe or Koh Lipe to Langkawi you will need to pass through the immigration office. Immigration is on Pattaya Beach on Koh Lipe and at Kuah Jetty and Telaga Harbour on Langkawai. Just like travelling to any country, passports and visas need to be correct and in order. Citizens of some countries get visas on arrival and for a longer duration than those of other countries. Rules regarding visas can change frequently in Thailand so check here for up to date news.

Tropical charters who operate ferries from Kuah Jetty recommend that you arrive 90 minutes prior to departure both for peace of mind and to complete any necessary paperwork at the immigration office. On tickets issued by Telega Harbour it states that check-in needs to take place 2.5 hours prior to departure and that the check-in counter closes 1 hour before departure. There are places to sit and get a drink while you wait.

Langkawi to Koh Lipe FAQ’s

The Langkawi to Koh Lipe ferry takes approximately 90 minutes. However as you need to clear immigration you should arrive 2.5 hours prior to departure.

The ferry from both Telaga Harbour Marina and Kuah Jetty Langkawi takes approximately 90 minutes depending on weather conditions.

Koh Lipe is approximately 42 km from Langkawi

There are number of operators but prices are pretty similar. Tickets to Telaga Harbour Marina are usually a bit more than Kuah Jetty, however it's closer to the airport. As a guide price a one way ferry ticket from Telaga Harbour, Langkawi to Koh Lipe is approximately 130 MYR, 32 US, 1200 Baht. 2 way tickets are usually double.

There is no ferry from Langkawi in the low season. You will need to travel to to Pak Bara (Thailand) to get to Koh Lipe.