Traveling from Koh Lipe, Thailand, to Langkawi, Malaysia, during the low season (typically between May and October) can be challenging due to reduced ferry services and rougher sea conditions. However, there are still options available. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to make this journey:

Ferry Services

  • Ferry Operators: In the high season, several ferry operators run services between Koh Lipe and Langkawi, but in the low season, these services are not operate regularly.
  • In the low season , Ferry operators provide from Thailand to Malaysia only from Tammalang pier in Satun provience Thailand to Kuah Jetty in Langkawi Malaysia
  • A tourist can take a speed boat from Koh Lipe to Pak Bara Pier and then a minivan to Tammalang Pier in 1.20 hours. Ferries from Tammalang pier to Kuah Jetty only run once each day at 11:30 a.m. Check-in and immigration documents need to be at 10:00 a.m. However, a speedboat leaves Koh Lipe at 9:30 a.m. Arrival at Pak Bara Pier is at 11:00 a.m. There is not enough time to get there. We recommend the tourist take a speedboat at 11:30 a.m. from Koh Lipe to Pak Bara Pier, stay at any hotel in Pak Bara, and take a minivan to Tammalang Pier in the morning

Pak Bara Pier to Tammalang Pier by minivan

Pak Bara Pier (Mainland Thailand) to Tammalang Pier (Mainland Thailand), when the direct ferries from Koh Lipe to Langkawi are not available, the tourist can go to Pak bara pier and take a minivan to Tammalang Pier to Tammalang Pier about 1.20 hours

Timetable Ferry from Tammalang Pier to Kuah Jetty Langkawi

Check in TimeDeparture TimeArrival Time
10:0011:30 a.m.
[Thailand Time]
[Malaysia Time]