Ready to explore the excitement of the Capital City? Bangkok will offer you an entirely new outlook on Thailand with its busy streets, excellent shopping, abundance of street food and wild nightlife. Nicknamed the “City of life,” Bangkok will keep you entertained with its countless sights, night markets and wide variety of things to do.
When travelling the 820km distance from Koh Lipe to Bangkok, you have 3 options; you can board a flight and arrive in about 6 hours, take the bus for nearly 20 hours, or hop on a train for almost 21 hours. We suggest flying as prices start at just $56.
Duration: 19 hours excl. transfer time Cost: 1,450 THB ($48)
As is with all the other transport options for the Koh Lipe to Bangkok route, you will first need to cross to Pakbara Pier in order to get to the bus station in Hat Yai. Once at the bus station, you hop on a bus and you’ll be on your way to the country’s Capital City.
Step 1: Koh Lipe to Hat Yai by Ferry + Van
Duration: 5 hours Cost: 700 THB ($23)
There are combined van and ferry tickets you can purchase online. Satun Pakbara Speed Boat Club and Smart En Plus both offer trips departing at 9:30, 11:30 and 13:30.
Satun Pakbara can take you to Hat Yai Bus Terminal in just 4 hours, but travelling with Smart En Plus is much cheaper at only 700 THB ($23).
You can choose from 3 companies when booking online. Fares start at 760 THB ($25) and travel time is 14 hours.
All buses depart from Hat Yai Bus Terminal. Sri Siam Tour and Piya arrive at the Southern Terminal in Bangkok, while Transport Co. arrives at Morchit Terminal. There are also many other buses bound for Bangkok. You can check the earliest available trip when you reach the bus station in Hat Yai.
Duration: 20 hours excl. transfer time Cost: 1,600 THB ($53)
Thinking about travelling by train from Koh Lipe to Bangkok? You can find the nearest train station in Hat Yai.
Step 1: Koh Lipe to Hat Yai by Ferry + Van
Duration: 4 hours Cost: 650 THB ($21.50)
The easiest way to arrange your trip from Koh Lipe to the train station in Hat Yai is to book a combined ticket online. There are 3 transport companies you can choose from and we’ve provided an overview of the trips they offer to help you, see below:
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