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Your Ultimate Guide To Langkawi Ferry Service In 2021

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Cheng Sim  •  Feb 24, 2021

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Situated in Kedah, Langkawi Island is known as one of the best island getaways in Malaysia. Besides being home to the popular Pantai Cenang, there are many amazing things to do in Langkawi that are perfect for any kind of traveller. If you're planning to take a ferry to Langkawi, here are some things you should know.
Langkawi Ferry Service
Langkawi is an island situated off the state of Kedah in Malaysia. While some locals and travelers prefer the convenience of taking a flight to Langkawi International Airport, which is located on the island, others prefer the scenic route and take a road trip to the ferry terminals. Currently, there are three ways to travel to Langkawi Island from the mainland.
Getting from Kuala Kedah to Langkawi Island
If you're not driving, the first option is to take the ferry from Kuala Kedah jetty terminal (Jeti Kuala Kedah) to Kuah Jetty in Langkawi Island. Do note that this is a passengers-only ferry service. How to get to Kuala Kedah jetty terminal:
  • By train: Take the ETS train from KL Sentral to Alor Setar train station. Then, take a taxi or Grab ride to Kuala Kedah jetty terminal
Price for ferry tickets : Book your online tickets from Langkawi Ferry Line and below are the estimated prices for ferry tickets (one-way trip) from Kuala Kedah jetty terminal to Kuah Jetty in Langkawi
  • Adult: RM23 per person
  • Child: RM17 per person (3-12 years old)
  • Infant: Free but no seat will be provided (below 3 years old)
Duration: The ferry duration is 1 hour 45 minutes (one-way trip)
Getting from Kuala Perlis to Kuah Jetty, Langkawi Island
If you're not driving, the second option is to take the ferry from Kuala Perlis ferry terminal to Kuah Jetty in Langkawi Island. Do note that this is a passengers-only ferry service. How to get to Kuala Perlis ferry terminal
  • By train: Take the ETS train from KL Sentral to Padang Arau train station. Then, take a taxi or Grab ride to Kuala Perlis ferry terminal
  • By bus: Take the bus to Kuala Perlis bus station. Then, walk for 6 minutes to Kuala Perlis ferry terminal
Price for ferry tickets: Book your online tickets from Langkawi Ferry Line and below are the estimated prices for ferry tickets (one-way trip) from Kuala Perlis jetty terminal to Kuah Jetty in Langkawi
  • Adult: RM18 per person
  • Child: RM13 per person (3-12 years old)
  •  Infant: Free but no seat will be provided (below 3 years old) 
Duration: The ferry duration is 1 hour 10 minutes (one-way trip)
Getting from Kuala Perlis to Tanjung Lembong Port, Langkawi Island
If you're driving, the third option is to take the ferry from Kuala Perlis Jetty to Tanjung Lembong Port in Langkawi Island. This is the only ferry service that transports cars (with passengers) to Langkawi. Price for ferry tickets: Book your online tickets from Langkawi Auto Express and below are the estimated prices for ferry tickets (one-way trip) and vehicle fare from Kuala Perlis Jetty. We recommend booking online because the rates are cheaper than their published fare. See the full price list on Langkawi Auto Express. Passenger fee (published fare)
  • Adult: RM18 per person
  • Child: RM13 per person (2-11 years old)
  • Senior citizen: RM13 per person (60 years and above)
  • Infant: RM7 per person (8 days-23 months old)
Vehicle fare (published fare) Sedan car
  • Below 1,500 cc: RM200 per car
  • Below 2,000 cc: RM250 per car
  • Below 3,000 cc: RM300 per car
  • More than 3,001 cc: RM350 per car
SUV, MPV, Pick-Up, Van and 4x4
  • Below 2,000 cc: RM350 per vehicle
  • Below 3,000 cc: RM400 per vehicle
  • More than 3,001 cc: RM450 per vehicle
Motorcycle
  •  Below 125 cc: RM100 per motorcycle 
  • Below 250 cc: RM140 per motorcycle
  • Below 500 cc: RM190 per motorcycle
If you're planning an island getaway in Malaysia, we recommend taking a ferry to Langkawi Island to see a different side of this tourist destination. For more travel inspiration, check out the best things to do in Langkawi for your next island getaway.