Langkawi to Koh Lipe Ferry Schedule 2019 - 2020

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Last updated Dec 6, 2019 @ 10:46 am

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 airport and it is an excellent hub in order to access Koh Lipe.

This is an updated guide for ferries and 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 ferries 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 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 from both locations takes approximately 90 minutes to reach the island and online 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 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 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 Arrive Season
Ferry
9:30 am Malaysian Time
10:00 am Thai Time
High (13 Oct 2019 - 15 June 2020)
Ferry
14:30 Malaysian Time
15:00 Thai Time
High (1 Nov 2019 - 22 Apr 2020)

Koh Lipe - Langkawi Telaga Harbour

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

Langkawi Kuah Jetty - Koh Lipe

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

Koh Lipe - Langkawi Kuah Jetty

Type Depart Arrive Season
Ferry
12:00 Thai Time
14:15 Malaysian Time
High (9 Oct 2019 - 31 Oct 2019)
Ferry
11:00 am Thai Time
13:15 Malaysian Time
High (1 Nov 2019 - 26 apr 2020)
Ferry
15:45 Thai Time
18:00 Malaysian Time
High (1 Nov 2019 - 26 Apr 2020)
Ferry
12:00 Thai Time
14:15 Malaysian Time
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 immigration. 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. 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 one way tickets from Telaga Harbour, Langkawi to Koh Lipe are 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.