About Kuah Jetty Langkawi
With so many wonders in such a small region, it is impossible not to grab the opportunity to visit Langkawi Island in the state of Kedah. This charming island is located next to the border of Thailand with amazing weather all year long, being the sole reason why tourists look forward to visiting the jewel of Kedah any time they want either for business or leisure.
Langkawi Island terminal or also known as Langkawi Jetty (or Langkawi Jeti) is in Kuah Jetty in Langkawi’s capital town of Kuah. Kuah Jetty serves as the main ferry terminal for passengers getting to and from Langkawi Island. Whether departing or arriving from the jetty, passengers will have to pass the Jetty Point Complex as the entrance to the jetty is within this complex and it is a perfect stop for those who wants to do some last-minute shopping.
How to Get to Langkawi Jetty
As the jetty is centrally located in the capital of Langkawi, access to the ferry terminal can be attained via local buses as well as taxis crossing the town of Kuah. There is a wide variety of taxi services to be chosen from as many taxi points are located nearby the terminal. Train services heading towards the ferry terminal is not an option as there is no nearby established railway network.
For routes within Malaysia heading towards Langkawi Island, passengers can board ferries from a few points namely Swettenham Pier in Penang Island as well as Kuala Kedah in Kedah. The ferry ride from Swettenham Pier to Langkawi Jetty takes approximately 2 hours and 45 minutes.
Another route that proceeds via Langkawi Jetty is from Thailand. Passengers from this point would have to board ferries from Rassada Pier in Phuket or Sunrise Beach in Koh Lipe. Both ports offer only one trip per day for this respective route, so make sure to book ferry tickets in advance through Easybook. It will take approximately 2 hours from Phuket to Langkawi and 1 hour 30 minutes from Koh Lipe. Please note that the time zone in Thailand is one hour behind Malaysia.
Popular Ferry Operators
A few ferry services operating in Langkawi Jetty can be chosen from including Super Fast Ferry Ventures and Tiger Line Ferry.
- Super Fast Ferry Ventures
- Tiger Line Ferry
Popular Ferry Routes
Popular routes from Langkawi Jetty in Langkawi
- Ferry from Langkawi Jetty to Penang
- Ferry from Langkawi Jetty to Phuket
- Ferry from Langkawi Jetty to Koh Lipe
- Ferry from Langkawi Jetty to Koh Lanta
The entrance to Langkawi Jetty is through a two-storey shopping centre known as Jetty Point Complex which offers numerous amenities. Souvenir shops, fast food restaurants, chocolate outlets, cosmetic outlets and duty-free shops are all available here at the Jetty Point Complex. Cab services and private car services are also available just outside the building for convenience as well as tour office counters to book various activities such as jungle trekking and island hopping in Langkawi Island.
Due to its wide extent of facilities and conveniences, Langkawi Jetty offers pretty much of everything. Other than the extras, basic amenities such as clean washrooms as well as prayer rooms can also be accessed within the jetty. Several waiting points can be found inside the jetty with a comfortable setting.
- Convenience stores
- Sheltered waiting area
- Ticket counters
Langkawi Island is not just any quiet island with simplicity. Most visitors will rent a private car, motorbike or get cab services to explore hidden gems on the island. The island offers a diversity of accommodations from luxury seafront hotels and resorts to budget hotels. Fresh, superb, tasty seafood is available widely as there are many exquisite restaurants surrounding the island.
Check out available schedules for the preferred ferry route on our website now to secure ferry tickets within minutes by following this simple booking guide. Gone are the tedious traditional ferry ticket purchasing process as passengers can now check the available ferry schedules online before proceeding to placing a purchase. With the availability of online ferry schedules to the ferry terminal, planning a trip to Langkawi Island is now much easier with Easybook’s user-friendly platform.
Kompleks Jeti Point, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah