You can travel from Langkawi to Thailand on the daily Satun Langkawi Ferry service.
There are a number of boats a day that connect Kuah Jetty on Langkawi Island, with Tammalang Pier (port) in Thailand, which is located around 8 kilometres away from Satun town centre.
The trip between Langkawi and Thailand by ferry takes just one hour 15 minutes on high-speed boats.
Tammalang Jetty is just one of a number of places where you can get a boat over to Pulau Langkawi, with more departures from Kuala Perlis and Kuala Kedah on mainland Malaysia, George Town in Penang or Koh Lipe in Thailand.
There are usually 3 trips a day in either direction, but this number is reduced to only 2 a day during the month of Ramadan.
Ferry from Langkawi to Satun Thailand
Departures times are at : 09.00, 13.00 and 17.00
Ferry from Satun to Langkawi Malaysia
Departures times are at : 10.30, 14.30 and 17.00
Please note : the above ferry schedule is published for information only and may change without notice. Please contact the ferry company directly by either :
Telephoning one of the ticket offices on.
Langkawi Ticket Office Telephone Number : 604 - 9661125 or 9661126
Satun Ticket Office Telephone Number : (66) 74 725294
You can also visit the Langkawi Ferry website, but they do not publish the schedule there!
Adult one-way fares are :
RM30 or 300 THB
Child one-way fares are :
RM23 or 230 THB
Return tickets cost double the above.
Tickets can not be bought online at the moment, so you have to buy them directly from the ticket offices at the jetties.
For onwards travel from Satun to places like Hat Yai and Krabl, you best option is to take a songthaew to the bus station from the jetty (for around 30 Baht), or a motorbike taxi.
Otherwise, you will have to bargain hard with all the touts that wait for the ferry to arrive, to take you in overpriced taxi's and minivans.
Ferries to Langkawi from Satun arrive at the main port of Kuah Jetty.
From here you can walk into town to find accommodation or get a taxi out to one of the beaches, the most popular one being Pantai Cenang.
For some of the best places to stay in Langkawi, please see the following pages on our site :
Another option for travelling between Langkawi and Thailand is to catch a boat to the island of Koh Lipe.
These boats between Langkawi and Koh Lipe only operate during the high season of October to May.
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