Langkawi to Koh Lipe Ferry Schedule 2019
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.
Ferries from Langkawi to Koh Lipe.
Ferries run daily during the High Season, from Telaga Harbour Marina and Kuah Jetty. 9am, 9.30am, 9.45am, 10.00am, 2pm and 2.30pm 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 during the High Season: 10.30am, 11am, 12.30pm, 3.30pm, 3.45pm, 4pm and 4.30 pm Thai time. Please see the full time table below.
You will need valid passports and visas as you are travelling between countries.
|Langkawi Telaga Harbour - Koh Lipe|
|Ferry||09:30 Malaysian Time||10:00 Thai Time||High 13 Oct 2019 - 15 June 2020|
|Ferry||14:30 Malaysian Time||15:00 Thai Time||High 13 Oct 2019 - 31 May 2020|
|Koh Lipe - Langkawi Telaga Harbour|
|Ferry||10:30 Thai Time||13:00 Malaysian Time||High (31 Oct 2019 - 31 May 2020)|
|Ferry||12:30 Thai Time||15:00 Malaysian Time||High (2 May 2019 - 15 June 2020)|
|Ferry||16:30 Thai Time||19:00 Malaysian Time||High (13 Oct 2019 - 31 May 2020)|
|Langkawi Kuah Jetty - Koh Lipe|
|Ferry||10:30 Malaysian Time||11:00 Thai Time||High (9 Oct 2019 - 31 Oct 2019)|
|Ferry||10:00 Malaysian Time||10:30 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 Malaysian Time||11:00 Thai Time||High (27 Apr 2020 - 7 June 2020)|
|Koh Lipe - Langkawi Kuah Jetty|
|Ferry||12:00 Thai Time||14:15 Malaysian Time||High (9 Oct 2019 - 31 2019)|
|Ferry||11:00 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 Jun 2020)|
Immigration and visas
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.