There is an easy and quick way to travel from Koh Lanta to Koh Phi Phi, and there is a harder and slower way to travel from Koh Lanta to Koh Phi Phi. The easy and quick way is to travel by ferry or speed boat. Travelling direct by ferry or speedboat takes 30 minutes to 1 hour. The harder and slower route is to take a bus and car ferry to Krabi Town, and then a ferry from the nearby Klong Jilard Pier to Koh Phi Phi. Travelling via Krabi will take you a minimum of 5 hours, and probably longer if you have long waits between your arrival in Krabi and the departure of the ferry to Koh Phi Phi.
Ferry Times to Koh Phi Phi
- Travel times and ticket prices for direct services from Koh Lanta to Koh Phi Phi:
|Koh Lanta||Koh Phi Phi||Cost||Company|
|08.00||09.00||450 THB||Chaokoh Travel|
|09.00||09.30||700 THB||Pakbara S.P.C|
|12.30||13.00||800 THB||Tigerline Travel|
|13.00||13.30||700 THB||Pakbara S.P.C|
|13.00||14.00||450 THB||Chaokoh Travel|
|15.00||16.00||800 THB||Tigerline Travel|
- Chaokoh Travel operates a passenger ferry service.
- Pakbara S.P.C operates 25 to 65 seat speed boats.
Buy Tickets to Koh Phi Phi
Use the Search Box below to buy your tickets from Koh Lanta to Koh Phi Phi.
- Search: Enter your travel date and click to Find Tickets.
- Instant Ticket Confirmation: On this journey your tickets will be confirmed straight after payment.
- Electronic Ticket: Bring a print out of your travel voucher with you to check in at the pier.
About ferries to Koh Phi Phi
For direct travel between Koh Lanta and Koh Phi Phi you have a choice of either travelling by passenger ferry or by speed boat. Passenger ferries are the cheaper but they take longer.
Chaokoh Travel operates three basic ferries with a shop, a toilet, indoor seating and travel at a cruising speed of between 13 and 15 knots. This a budget option. By contrast Pakbara S.P.C (Pakbara Speedboat Club) operates a speed boat service on the route from Koh Lanta to Koh Phi Phi. Pakbara S.P.C speed boats are a lot faster than Chaokoh Travel ferries. Pakbara S.P.C speed boats have a cruising of 25 to 30 knots effectively cutting the journey time by half compared to travelling by passenger ferry. The major downside of travelling by speed boat from Koh Lanta to Koh Phi Phi is that the seat are very close together and this makes it unsuitable for younger children whom you may have difficult keeping still for 30 minutes. The advantage of travelling by the Chaokoh passenger ferry is that you can move around more and there are both indoor and outdoor areas.
Ferry Pier in Koh Lanta
- Passenger ferries and speed boat services from Koh Lanta to Koh Phi Phi depart from Baan Sala Dan Pier.
Ferry Pier in Koh Phi Phi
- Both speed boat services and passenger ferries from Koh Lanta arrive in Koh Phi Phi at Tonsai Pier.