The nearest and closest town to Koh Lipe with an airport as well
as a train station is Hat Yai.
There you will need to get a taxi/mini-bus to
Pak Barra where you will catch the boat to Koh Lipe.
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Hat Yai Hotels
There are many hotels a market and restaurants. If you would rather
not stay the night in Hat Yai, you should plan your arrival into Hat
Yai as early in the morning as possible in order to catch a Taxi or
mini-bus to Pak Barra.
To get from Hat Yai to Koh Lipe, you can
hire a private taxi for about 2000 baht.
Contact Arunsiri Travel or Pak Bara Transport.
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It is recommended to wait and buy
ferry tickets from a reputable agent or from the pier in Pak Barra, rather than from touts in Hat Yai or from shared mini-bus operators. The
taxi journey from Hat Yai to Koh Lipe is about 2 1⁄2 hours, by mini-bus it's slightly longer.
should cost about 200 baht by taxi to get to HatYai city center from the airport,
should you like to stay in Hat Yai.
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HatYai has great markets, shopping,
a hospital, internet, and some fantastic restaurants, like The
Swan. Hat Yai is about 45 minutes from the Malaysia border and is the last stop in Thailand before entering Malaysia.
Contact an agent if you would like to reserve transfer from Hat Yai to Koh Lipe