Travelling from Hatyai to Koh Lipe requires the minibus and ferry service to reach the island. Koh Lipe is described as “The Maldives of Thailand” because of its crystal clear water and white sand. There are many ways to travel to Koh Lipe but from Hatyai to Koh Lipe is one of the easiest way to Koh Lipe.
Travelling from Hatyai to Koh Lipe has two portions of journey. The first part is by minibus or van from Hatyai to Pak Bara pier, taking about 2 hours land journey. The second part is by ferry or speedboat to Koh Lipe, taking about 2 hours sea journey. Pak Bara pier is the main pier to go Koh Lipe. The speedboat service runs throughout the year unless otherwise noted.
The fare for combo service of minibus/van and ferry from Hatyai to Koh Lipe is 750 Baht (about USD 23.50) provided by KKKL.
The minibus or van departs daily 8.30am and 1.00pm from Hatyai to Pak Bara pier. As the road journey taking about 2 hours to reach Pak Bara Pier, passengers would be on time to either catch the first ferry service at 11.00am or last ferry service at 3.00pm to Koh Lipe.
Speedboat or ferry is available between 1100am and 300pm. During peak season in December, there are many ferry or speedboat transfers between 11.00am and 3.00pm.
Please note that there is no pier on Koh Lipe, boat arrives either on Pattaya Beach or Sunrise Beach depending on the time of year. During peak season, from November until early May, all boats arrive on a platform in front of Pattaya Beach. Longtail boats will take you anywhere on Koh Lipe for 20 baht per person, to be paid on the spot. On top of this, visitors need to pay 50 baht per person for environmental conservation fee.
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