Ferries to Langkawi

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Ferries and jetty Langkawi

On the island of Langkawi can be reached by ferry from mainland Malaysia from cities Kuala Kedah and Kuala Perlis from Penang island, as well as from Thailand from Satun (Satun) on the mainland and Koh Lipe. The cost of the ferry is affordable (see cost on different routes below), but differs little from the plane. For example, ferry Penang-Langkawi costs 60 ringgit, while on the plane of the budget airline AirAsia when you buy tickets in advance will cost 65 ringgit. During bad weather, strong waves, a ferry services are cancelled, sometimes they even come back after the departure, so took that into account when drawing up time-critical routes. Thankfully, cancellations are uncommon, mainly occurs in the low season in September and October.

Главный порт порт Kuah Jetty, Лангкави Main port the port of Kuah Jetty

In Langkawi there are two the ferry. The main port of Kuah Jetty in Kuah, the capital of the island (the pier on the map). This is a great international port, where are almost all ferries, except the Shuttle from the island of Ko Lipe in Thailand. Also in the high season (October to may) here are ferry services from Koh Lipe private companies. In this port there is passport and customs control, shops, cafes, ATMs and foreign exchange counters. It's almost like at the airport. To get from here to the beaches of Langkawi by taxi, or directly at the port to rent a car. You can rent a car or motorcycle.

For transport rental in Malaysia you need an international driving permit (IDP). Is such a law, made in the form of booklets in several languages that are issued in addition to the regular national rights. They act only when presented together with your national (domestic) rights, so don't forget to take a trip to Malaysia. To get an IDP is not required to write any exams, you only need to pay a fee. To make it easier for website public services.of the Russian Federation, a discounted rate via the website will be 1120 rubles.

The cost of renting a car in Langkawi starts from 27 dollars a night. You can contact the rental office inside the port, but it is better to search and book a car via the Internet using a search form and compare prices from different distributors:

To find a car for rent in Langkawi

Another port Telaga Harbour is located close to Pantai Kok in the Eastern part of the island (Telaga Harbour on the map). Ferries arrive here only from the island of Ko Lipe in Thailand. It is also an international port at the passport and customs control, but there is almost nothing and to get out of here only by taxi, rental transportation no.

Ferries from mainland Malaysia

Паром Лангкави Ferry Langkawi

Ferries from the cities of Kuala Kedah and Kuala Perlis generally use independent travellers wishing to get to the island from Kuala Lumpur, Malacca and other cities of Malaysia. To Kuala Kedah and Kuala Perlis, you must first get on the bus or train and take a ferry to the island. But to use this route to get to the island, as more economical in comparison with air travel is not necessary. In practice, the cost of air travel budget airline AirAsia is not higher than the transfer by bus+ferry. But it is the only way to get to Langkawi by car, because only here go passenger ferries that can carry buses. Therefore, if you travel around the country by car, you will need to go to Kuala Perlis.

  • The Kuala Kedah – Langkawi

    From the pier in the small town of Kuala Kedah is a daily ferry service to Langkawi. This ferry is convenient to get to Langkawi traveling to Malaysia by train or bus.

    The ferry 1 hour 45 minutes. Ferries run from 7 a.m. to 19 p.m., departing approximately every hour and a half.

    The cost of the ferry (in April 2017):

    Adult Child (3-11 years)
    One way 23.00 ringgit 17.00 ringgit
    There and back 46.00 ringgit 34.00 ringgit
  • The Kuala Perlis – Langkawi

    From the pier in the small town of Kuala Perlis is a daily ferry service to Langkawi. This town used to get to Langkawi traveling to Malaysia by train or bus. Also here you can cross by car, motorcycle, etc.

    The ferry 1 hour 15 minutes. Ferries run from 7 a.m. to 19 p.m., departing approximately every half an hour.

    Adult Children Motorcycle Car
    One way 18.00 ringgit 13.00 ringgit from 45.00 ringgit from 130.00 ringgit
    There and back 36.00 ringgit 26.00 ringgit from 80.00 ringgit from ringgit 250.00

    Fares freight ferry booking - www.langkawiroro.com

Ferry Penang-Langkawi

Паром Лангкави-Пенанг Ferry Langkawi-Penang

Two ferries depart daily at 8:30 and 14:00 from Penang island from the jetty of George town and heading back to Langkawi at 10:30 and 15:00.

The ferry takes 2 hours and 45 minutes, including arrival at the airport and need to check looks a very attractive alternative to the plane. The more that is sent and arrives ferry to Penang almost in the center of George town, namely to stick Weld Quay, where public transport Penang , you can get to any place on the island.

The cost of the ferry (in April 2017):

Adult Child (3-11 years) Children (under 2 years)
One way 60.00 ringgit 45.00 ringgit 25.00 ringgit
There and back 120.00 ringgit 90.00 ringgit 50.00 ringgit

Ferry Satun-Langkawi

Паром Сатун-Лангкави Ferry Satun-Langkawi

Satun is a small town in the South-West of Thailand, on the border with Malaysia. The city is the gateway to Malaysia from Thailand and the pier daily leaves three ferries daily. The cost is 35 Malaysian ringgit or 350 baht journey time – an hour and a half. Departure time from Satun 09:30, 13:30 and 16:00, Langkawi 09:00, 13:00 and 17:15. Remember that this is an international flight and you have to go through all the procedures required as at the check-out and check-in (passport and customs control), and to fill in the immigration card.

The cost of the ferry (in April 2017):

Adult Child (3-11 years) Children (under 2 years)
One way 35.00 ringgit (350 baht) 28.00 ringgit (280 baht) 12.00 ringgit (120 baht)
There and back 70.00 ringgit (700 baht) 56.00 ringgit (560 baht) 24.00 ringgit (240 baht)

Ferry Koh Lipe–Langkawi

Салон пассажирского парома, Лангкави The cabin of the passenger ferry to Langkawi

You can reach Langkawi from Thailand with the nearby Thai island of Koh Lipe. Every day two flights. Departures and arrival to Langkawi is from Telaga Harbour Marina (Marina on the map) in the period from October to may. Also in the high season (October to may) private operators offer flights to the main pier in Kuah, but their schedule is not constant, it is necessary to clarify about their work on the spot. The current schedule and cost can be specified on the website https://telaga-terminal.com/. The ferry trip takes about two hours. Ticket price: 128 ringgit (currency of Malaysia) adult 108 children (2-12 years).

Departure from Langkawi - 09:30 and 14:30 (Malaysia time)

Depart Koh Lipe at 10:30, 14:30 and 16:30 (Thailand time).

Also in the high season on this route is the ferry from the main port of Kuah Jetty. Read more and book tickets here - tropicalcharters.com.my here tigerlinetravel.com

Find and book ferry tickets to Langkawi, and the tickets for trains and buses in other areas can through the search form:

Comments / recent posts on the topic on the forum
Arseniy_G October, 10, 2018
Thank you very much for the reply. Ferry tickets our company Telegathering, as I understand it, we dock at the pier Telaga Harbor? From the airport, how to go? To declare nothing will)) are Traveling with hand Luggage. About passport control realized. I hope, if anything, to let us through. As I understand it, then it is better to take a taxi and rush to the airport. And tell me, please, if we fly Air Asia, we in КЛИА2? this terminal taxi can bring? And another point, it is possible for the pier to change money? Thanks in advance))) ...
admin October, 10, 2018

Yes, Telagi closer, only 20 minutes on the motorbike, in the car, the same probably. Take of course a taxi, there's no other way to Langkawi in General. Taxi will find immediately without any problems when entering the Parking lot. About to change money in Telaga, you can't tell, it should be theoretically. In the port of Kuah in the airport too, and there should be. Well, at least in the airport will change and pay driver. Theoretically should be sharing and on Lipe, but I was not there. Crossed from Satun to Langkawi, there just was exchange from Thai baht to Malaysian, course acceptable.
About КЛИА2 do not understand, maybe you have something confused. КЛИА2 in KL is like there by taxi??? ...
Arseniy_G October, 10, 2018
Thank you very much very useful and informative site. LSD, sure you are right, confused. Of course in KL.... Well, in any case, AirAsia flies to Langkawi from KL in КЛИО2 ? ...
admin October, 10, 2018

Yes, of course in KLIA2 ...
Sana 14 November, 2018
Good afternoon, prompt please, if you take the bike, some area in Langkawi? Mountainous or can be quite easy to move? And which side of the island would You recommend for lying on the beach and swim? ...
admin 15 November, 2018

Hello Sana! No problems on the bike, the terrain mostly flat. As far as I remember, the perimeter of the island, only one place will have uphill to go - it's beyond the airport towards the crocodile farm. And with a choice of side of the island much of a choice then and there: only of Pantai Cenang or Tengah https://nashaplaneta.net/asia/malaysia/langkawi-pliaji-oteli ...
, Elend 24 November, 2018
Prompt, pzhl, And in the off-season how to get from Koh Lipe to Langkawi? (in July) ...
admin 24 November, 2018

Will have to go through the mainland or through Satun, where the ferries go all year round. ...
Inna V 30 January, 2019
Help to stretch the days between Langkawi and Penang. Have seven full days. The beach is not interested. ...
admin 30 January, 2019

Here and there there are ferries and passport control on both. You mean by migration post, it's not migration office same as in Thailand? You can buy here, a proven website - https://12go.asia/en/travel/langkawi/koh-lipe?z=5962 and Tulagi on the official website, but I've never booked, never https://telaga-terminal.com/. ...