How to Reach Langkawi Island


  • By Air: There are frequent flights to Langkawi from Penang, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Hat Yai, and Phuket.
  • By Boat: There are a number of ferries and fast operating A/C boats from  Kuala Perlis, Kuala Kedah, Penang, Satun, Ko Lipe running daily. Online bookings are also available.


  • By Taxi: The taxi system is reliable and little expensive, but you can opt for it especially for getting to the hotel from the airport.
  • By rented car or motorbike: You can rent one as the public transport system is not available. These are available at airport or the port complex and Pantai Chenang. Langkawi car rental is one of the most-convenient options to get around.
  • By boat: For some particular attractions near-by, the fast jetties and ferries are available at reasonable prices and frequent intervals.
  • By Bicycle: available at all the hotels and a great way to get around.
Route Distance Time
Kuah to Langkawi Island 6.52 km 6 mins
Langkawi to Langkawi Island 6.91 km 6 mins
Kuala perlis to Langkawi Island 37.85 km 37 mins
Kangar to Langkawi Island 45.38 km 45 mins
Kuala kedah to Langkawi Island 55.96 km 55 mins
Bayan lepas to Langkawi Island 56.2 km 56 mins
George town to Langkawi Island 62.76 km 1 hour 2 mins
Alor setar to Langkawi Island 64.39 km 1 hour 4 mins
Butterworth to Langkawi Island 68.94 km 1 hour 8 mins
Perai to Langkawi Island 70.54 km 1 hour 10 mins