There are 10 ways to get from Bangkok to Ko Tarutao by plane, bus, ferry, bus and ferry, train or taxi

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Don Muang to Hat Yai, Minivan, ferry  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Hat Yai (HDY) DMK - HDY
  2. Take the Minivan from Hat Yai Airport to Pak Bara Pier
  3. Take the ferry from Pak Bara to Ko Tarutao

$51 - $169

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  21 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Satun
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Satun to Ko Tarutao

$31 - $47

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Fly Suvarnabhumi to Hat Yai, Minivan, ferry  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Hat Yai (HDY) BKK - HDY
  2. Take the Minivan from Hat Yai Airport to Pak Bara Pier
  3. Take the ferry from Pak Bara to Ko Tarutao

$62 - $216

Fly Don Muang to Trang, Mini Van, ferry  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Trang (TST) DMK - TST
  2. Take the Mini Van from Trang Airport to Pak Bara Pier
  3. Take the ferry from Pak Bara to Ko Tarutao

$54 - $151

Fly Don Muang to Krabi, bus and ferry, ferry  •  11 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Krabi (KBV) DMK - KBV
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Krabi Airport to Koh Lipe
  3. Take the ferry from Koh Lipe to Ko Tarutao

$82 - $168

Fly Suvarnabhumi to Krabi, bus and ferry, ferry  •  10 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Krabi (KBV) BKK - KBV
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Krabi Airport to Koh Lipe
  3. Take the ferry from Koh Lipe to Ko Tarutao

$89 - $205

Train, Mini Van, ferry  •  19 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Trang
  2. Take the Mini Van from Trang Airport to Pak Bara Pier
  3. Take the ferry from Pak Bara to Ko Tarutao

$48 - $93

Train, taxi, ferry  •  20 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Kantang
  2. Take a taxi from Kantang to Pak Bara
  3. Take the ferry from Pak Bara to Ko Tarutao

$102 - $163

Train, bus and ferry, ferry  •  21 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Hat Yai
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Hat Yai station to Koh Lipe
  3. Take the ferry from Koh Lipe to Ko Tarutao

$48 - $87

Bus and ferry, ferry  •  22 h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Jolly Travel Khao San to Koh Lipe
  2. Take the ferry from Koh Lipe to Ko Tarutao

$61

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Bangkok to Ko Tarutao. However, there are services departing from Wat Ratcha Natda Ram and arriving at Ko Tarutao via Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal and Satun. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 2 min.

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The distance between Bangkok and Ko Tarutao is 795 km.

The best way to get from Bangkok to Ko Tarutao without a car is to train and Mini Van and ferry which takes 19 h 38 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 45 min to get from Bangkok to Ko Tarutao, including transfers.

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Bangkok to Ko Tarutao bus services, operated by The Transport Company, depart from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal station.

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The quickest flight from Don Muang Airport to Hat Yai Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Bangkok to Ko Tarutao bus services, operated by Jolly Travel, arrive at Ko Tarutao station.

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Nok Air, Thai Lion Mentari and Thai AirAsia offer flights from Don Muang Airport to Hat Yai Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Ko Tarutao. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Don Muang Airport is to bus which takes 1 h and costs .

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Map of how to get from Bangkok to Ko Tarutao.
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  • Distance: 496.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 45 min

What companies run services between Bangkok, Thailand and Ko Tarutao, Thailand?

There is no direct connection from Bangkok to Ko Tarutao. However, you can take the bus to Bangkok Don Muang Airport, take the walk to Don Muang airport, fly to Hat Yai, take the walk to Hat Yai Airport, take the Minivan to Pak Bara Pier, take the walk to Pak Bara, then take the ferry to Ko Tarutao. Alternatively, you can take the train to Suvarnabhumi Airport, take the walk to Suvarnabhumi airport, fly to Hat Yai, take the walk to Hat Yai Airport, take the Minivan to Pak Bara Pier, take the walk to Pak Bara, then take the ferry to Ko Tarutao.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $190
Flights from Don Muang to Trang
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Flights from Don Muang to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $75
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Don Muang to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Flights from Don Muang to Trang
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Flights from Don Muang to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $150
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Don Muang to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Flights from Don Muang to Trang
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Don Muang to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Krabi via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Hua Lamphong to Trang
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $55
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$7 - $10
2nd Class (Seat)
$14 - $20
2nd Class (Berth)
$23 - $35
1st Class (Berth)
$40 - $55
Train from Hua Lamphong to Kantang
Ave. Duration
16 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $55
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$7 - $10
2nd Class (Seat)
$14 - $20
2nd Class (Berth)
$23 - $35
1st Class (Berth)
$40 - $55
Train from Hua Lamphong to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $55
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$8 - $11
2nd Class (Seat)
$15 - $21
2nd Class (Berth)
$24 - $35
1st Class (Berth)
$40 - $55
Bus operators
Lipe Ferry and Speed Boat
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Hat Yai Airport to Pak Bara Pier
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
12go.asia
Jolly Travel
Website
jollytravel.in.th
Bus from Trang Airport to Pak Bara Pier
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
jollytravel.in.th
Book at
12go.asia
Bus and ferry from Satun to Ko Tarutao
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
lipethailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus and ferry from Jolly Travel Khao San to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$48
Schedules at
jollytravel.in.th
Book at
12go.asia
Tigerline Ferry
Website
tigerlinetravel.com
Bus and ferry from Krabi Airport to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Sukhothai Tour Hat Yai
Website
sukhothaitourhatyai.com
Bus and ferry from Hat Yai station to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
sukhothaitourhatyai.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Ploy Siam Speed Boat
Website
adangseatour.com
Ferry from Pak Bara to Ko Tarutao
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
adangseatour.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry from Koh Lipe to Ko Tarutao
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
adangseatour.com
Jolly Travel
Website
jollytravel.in.th
Ferry from Pak Bara Pier to Ko Tarutao
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
lipethailand.com
Book at
lipethailand.com
Other operators
Taxi from Kantang to Pak Bara
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Trang Taxi
Website
trangtaxi.com

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