The closest major city to Lipe is Hat Yai. There are buses, planes and trains running daily from Bangkok and other major cities. Two piers depart to Koh Lipe, both pier are approximately 1.5 hours from Hat Yai. Pakbara offers a number of speedboat service all year around. Satun’s Thammalang Pier has a larger ferry boat service departing at 1pm daily during the high season only. This larger air conditioned service is great for small children and elderly.