The quickest way to get from Koh Lanta to Krabi Airport is by Express Transfer, combining a van transfer from your Koh Lanta hotel to Saladan pier, a speedboat ride from Koh Lanta pier to Krabi Pier, and then a 45 minute air-conditioned minivan from Krabi Pier to Krabi Airport.
Important! Low Season May 1 to October 31: No Express Transfer
Please note there is no Express Transfer running between May 1 to October 31. This is for safety reasons due to potential rough seas. Please book a Private Minivan Transfer instead to get from Koh Lanta to Krabi Airport.
You can still book an Express Transfer now for November 1st onwards.
Koh Lanta to Krabi Airport Express Transfer Costs:
- 2045 Baht per person [approx €50 | £40 | $65]
- Child 2- 12 years – Less Than Half Price: 1020 Baht per child
- Child under 2 – Free Of Charge
The Koh Lanta to Krabi Airport Speedboat Transfer price includes:
- You are transferred from your Koh Lanta hotel by car to Saladan village pier.
- You then go on board the speedboat which takes you on a stunning boat ride across the water along the coastline of Koh Lanta.
- The journey takes around 15 minutes depending on weather and conditions.
- When you arrive at Krabi speedboat pier, you are transferred to an air conditioned minivan. It’s a 45 minute journey from Krabi pier to Krabi Airport.
- The total journey time is 1 to 1.5 hours depending on your hotel location on Koh Lanta.
- The earliest pickup from your Koh Lanta hotel is at 0630. This will get you to Krabi Airport by approx 0800. Select your flight and hotel on the booking form below to see your hotel pickup time.
How To Pay For Your Koh Lanta To Krabi Airport Express Transfer
The full price is payable in advance. You can pay through PayPal using any major credit card now and make your booking instantly. We will then send you a confirmation of your Fast Speedboat Transfer to print out and bring you. PayPal will also send you a receipt for your payment.
Alternatively, if you have any questions, you can email us using the Express Transfer Enquiry Form below and once you are ready to book, we can email you a PayPal Invoice to pay for your transfer.
How Much Faster Is The Express Transfer Than The Private Minivan Transfer?
The Express Transfer takes 1 to 1.5 hours door to door from your Koh Lanta hotel to Krabi Airport. The private minivan transfer usually takes around 2 to 2.5 hours door to door, depending on how quickly the two car ferries for the crossing from Koh Lanta to the Krabi mainland operate. The Express Transfer saves time by making the crossing by speedboat, so bypassing the wait for the car ferries.
What’s The Earliest I Can Leave From Koh Lanta To Return To Krabi Airport?
The Express Transfer is designed to connect guests to the first flights departing from Krabi Airport each day. The Express Transfer begins pickups from your Koh Lanta hotel at 0630, arriving at Krabi Airport at 0800.
When Is The Latest I Can Leave Koh Lanta For Krabi Airport?
The last Express Transfer speedboat departs at 17:00 and you will arrive safely at Krabi Airport by 18:30
Can You Recommend A Hotel Or Villa On Koh Lanta?
Koh Lanta enjoys a wide variety of accommodation – we have recommendations for the best Koh Lanta family hotels, best Koh Lanta luxury hotels, Koh Lanta beach bungalows and also a comprehensive range of Koh Lanta Villas to rent. Booking.com also has a wide selection of Koh Lanta Hotels to book online with Lowest Prices Guaranteed.
Can I Get A Speedboat from Koh Lanta to other places besides Krabi Airport?
We also offer speedboat transfers from Krabi Town to Koh Lanta, Ao Nang to Koh Lanta and Phuket Town and Beaches to Koh Lanta or Phuket Airport to Koh Lanta. Please follow the links for more info.
Can I Get A Private Speedboat Transfer?
Please note you will be sharing the speedboat and minivan with other guests who have also booked the speedboat transfer. If you would like a private speedboat transfer for you and your travelling companions only, please let us know on the form below and we can advise you of private transfer prices.
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Klong Khong Beach
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Klong Dao Beach
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Koh Lanta Car Ferry No.2
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Lanta Ferry Port
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Express Transfer Speedboat
The fastest way to Koh Lanta, the Express Transfer is a minivan from Krabi Airport to the speedboat pier, a 15 minute speedboat ride to Saladan on Koh Lanta, and then a transfer from Saladan to your Koh Lanta hotel.
Koh Lanta Car Ferry No. 1
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To Krabi Airport
See our comprehensive guide on getting to and from Krabi Airport to Koh Lanta, and flights to and from Krabi Airport.
Express Transfers To Koh Lanta
- Krabi Airport to Koh Lanta Express Transfer
- Trang Airport to Koh Lanta Express Transfer
- Phuket Airport to Koh Lanta Express Transfer
- Ao Nang to Koh Lanta Express Transfer
- Krabi Town to Koh Lanta Express Transfer
- Phuket Beaches to Koh Lanta Express Transfer
- Trang to Koh Lanta
Express Transfers Departing From Koh Lanta
- Koh Lanta to Krabi Airport Express Transfer
- Koh Lanta to Trang Airport Express Transfer
- Koh Lanta to Phuket Airport Express Transfer
- Koh Lanta to Ao Nang Express Transfer
- Koh Lanta to Krabi Town Express Transfer
- Koh Lanta to Phuket Express Transfer
- Koh Lanta to Trang Express Transfer