There is a daily ferry service running from Koh Lanta to Ao Nang (and Ao Nang to Koh Lanta). Check up to date ferry times, prices and book your ticket online. There are also private minivan and speedboat transfer options in high season too.
There is a daily ferry service between Koh Lanta and Ao Nang. Note that ferries stop at Koh Phi Phi along the way. The ferry can wait at Koh Phi Phi for 2 or 3 hours before continuing on to the final destination. This means you can spend a couple of hours looking around Koh Phi Phi.
The ferry arrives and departs in Ao Nang at Nopparatthara Port and arrives and departs in Koh Lanta from Saladan Pier. It stops at Tonsai Pier on Koh Phi Phi.
The ferry between Koh Lanta and Ao Nang operates from November until April. Between September and May the ferries do not run due to the winds changing directions creating unpredictable large waves. The best way to get to from Koh Lanta to Ao Nang between September and May is on to travel by minivan, which uses car ferries between the mainland and the island.
Other Koh Lanta To Ao Nang Travel Options
If you are a family or group of friends, hiring a Koh Lanta to Ao Nang private minivan makes sense – the minivan can take up to 6 guests for one flat price. The minivan is not shared with anyone else.
If you want to get from Koh Lanta to Ao Nang as fast as possible, Koh Lanta to Ao Nang private speedboat transfer is also an option. This allows you to be picked up which time suits you best and skip the waiting for car ferries to be taken straight to the mainland by speedboat.