LOCATION & DIRECTIONS
Koh Lanta is located on the western coast of Thailand on the Andaman Sea. It is approximately 70km south of Krabi Town and 30km southeast of Koh Phi Phi. Lanta Castaway is located on the west coast of Koh Lanta in the village of Phra Ae. It is approximately 6.5 kilometers south of Saladan Village (location of the ferry piers).
Getting to Koh Lanta
Koh Lanta is accessible from several locations. The island can be reached by sea from Phuket, Koh Phi Phi and Krabi. It can also be reached via road from Krabi and Trang. Krabi is the closest location to Koh Lanta. Daily flights from Bangkok to Phuket, Krabi and Trang are offered by several different airlines. Only Trang can be reached via train from Bangkok.
Krabi & Ao Nang to Koh Lanta
By Ferry - The ferries run once daily from November through April (dates can vary with weather). The Ao Nang ferry departs at 10:30am and the Krabi ferry departs at 11:00am. The trip takes approximately 2.5 hours.
By Minivan - Public & private minivans operate year-round several times per day. The number of trips per day varies with the seasons, with the first leaving at around 11am and the last at around 4pm. The trip takes approximately 2 hours and includes one car ferry crossing. The minivans depart from central Krabi Town. Stop at any number of travel agents in Krabi Town to purchase tickets.
By Taxi - Taxis to Koh Lanta can also be hired from the Krabi Airport.
By Rental Car - Avis, Budget & National have rentals available from the Krabi Airport.
Trang to Koh Lanta
By Minivan - Public minivans operate year-round several times per day. The number of trips per day varies with the seasons, with the first leaving at around 11am and the last at around 3pm. The trip takes around 2.5 hours and includes one car ferry crossing. The minivans depart from a location opposite the Trang Train Station.
Phuket & Phi-Phi to Koh Lanta
By Ferry - Ferries run daily from November through April (dates can vary with weather) traveling from Phuket to Koh Lanta via Koh Phi Phi. Ferries leave Phuket twice daily at 8:30am and 1:30pm. At Phi Phi, you will need to change to a second ferry to Koh Lanta. The trip takes approximately 2 hours from Phuket to Koh Phi Phi and approximately 1 hour from Koh Phi Phi to Koh Lanta.