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Koh Lipe to Bangkok

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How to get from Koh Lipe to Bangkok?

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.

3 ways to get from Koh Lipe to Bangkok

Transport modeDurationCostsAvailability
Flight6 hours excl. transfer time1,700 THB ($56)Check Flights
Bus19.5 hours excl. transfer time1,450 THB ($48)Check Bus Tickets
Train20 hours excl. transfer time1,600 THB ($53)Check Train Tickets

For all 3 options for Koh Lipe to Bangkok, you will first have to take a combined ferry and van journey to reach Hat Yai. From Hat Yai, you can take a flight, bus or train to Bangkok.

Although flying is the least sustainable option, it saves you more than 10 hours of travelling for this route. It is also just a few dollars more expensive than going by bus or train.

Itinerary from Koh Lipe to Bangkok


Koh Lipe to Bangkok by Flight

Duration: 6 hours excl. transfer time 
Cost: 1,700 THB ($56)

Koh Lipe does not have an airport on the island. If you want to take a flight from Koh Lipe to Bangkok, you will first need to get to the nearest airport in Hat Yai.

Step 1: Koh Lipe to Hat Yai by Ferry + Van

Duration: 4.5 hours
Cost: 650 THB ($21.50)

To get to Hat Yai Airport, you can book a combined ferry and van ticket. The ferries depart from Koh Lipe Pier in front of Pattaya Beach.

For the schedules on the trips, see the table we have provided below:

Sukhothai Tour Hat Yai09:00-13:30
4h 30m700 THB ($23)
Smart En Plus09:30-13:30
4h750 THB ($25)
Jolly Travel09:30-13:30
4h750 THB ($25)

Check Combined Van and Ferry Tickets

Step 2: Hat Yai to Bangkok by Flight

Duration: 1.5 hours
Cost: 1,050 THB ($34)

AirAsia, Nok Air and Thai Lion Air offer several flights daily from Hat Yai to Bangkok. Ticket prices start at 1,050 THB ($34) for a one-way ticket and flight time is just 1.5 hours.

For the latest schedules and best rates, click on the button displayed below.

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Koh Lipe to Bangkok by Bus

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 check their schedules and prices below:

Satun Pakbara Speedboat Club09:30-13:30
4h900 THB ($30)
Smart En Plus09:30-14:30
5h700 THB ($23)

Check Combined Van and Ferry Tickets

Step 2: Hat Yai to Bangkok by Bus

Duration: 14 hours
Cost: 760 THB ($25)

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.

Sri Siam Tour16:00-06:00
14h890 THB ($29.50)
760 THB ($25)
760 THB ($25)
12h 10m
760 THB ($25)
1,150 THB ($38)
890 THB ($29.50)
Transport Co.13:30-03:3014h1100 THB ($36.50)

Check Available Bus Tickets


Koh Lipe to Bangkok by Train

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:

Satun Pakbara Speed Boat Club09:30-13:30
4h900 THB ($30)
Sukhothai Tour Hat Yai09:00-13:30
4h 30m650 THB ($21.50)
Jolly Travel09:30-13:30
4h650 THB ($21.50)

Check Combined Van and Ferry Tickets

Step 2: Hat Yai to Bangkok by Train

Duration: 16 hours
Cost: 940 THB ($31)

There are 6 trains operating from Hat Yai to Bangkok daily and the journey takes about 16 hours. The trains’ last stop is at Hua Lamphong Railway Station.

Check out our recommended train schedules below:

TrainScheduleDuration2nd Class Sleeper A/C
RP17014:45-09:0018h 15m855 THB ($28.50)
RP17215:39-09:1517h 36m855 THB ($28.50)
SP3218:45-10:3015h 45m1,135 THB ($37.50)
SP3818:10-10:1016h935 THB ($31)

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