There are 6 ways to get from Bangkok to Ko Tarutao by plane, bus and ferry, bus, ferry, train or night bus

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 Suvarnabhumi to Hat Yai, bus and ferry  •  6h 28m

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Hat Yai (HDY) BKK - HDY
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Hat Yai Airport to Ko Tarutao

฿2040 - ฿3752

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Train, bus and ferry  •  18h 22m

  1. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Hat Yai 41 Hua Lamphong - Yala - Class II AC / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Hat Yai station to Ko Tarutao

฿966 - ฿2473

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Fly Don Muang to Hat Yai, bus and ferry  •  7h 11m

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Hat Yai (HDY) DMK - HDY
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Hat Yai Airport to Ko Tarutao

฿1510 - ฿3350

Fly Don Muang to Trang, Mini Van, Speedboat  •  8h 46m

  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 Speedboat from Pak Bara Pier to Ko Tarutao

฿1740 - ฿3680

Bus, bus and ferry  •  20h 6m

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

฿1387 - ฿1709

Night bus, bus and ferry  •  19h 34m

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

฿1194 - ฿1219

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Ko Tarutao is to night bus and bus and ferry which costs ฿1190 - ฿1220 and takes 19h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Ko Tarutao is to fly and bus and ferry which costs ฿2000 - ฿3800 and takes 6h 28m.

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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 bus and ferry which takes 18h 22m and costs ฿950 - ฿2500.

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It takes approximately 6h 28m to get from Bangkok to Ko Tarutao, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Hat Yai Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Thai Smile offers flights from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Hat Yai Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Ko Tarutao. Prices start at ฿3750 per night.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Suvarnabhumi Airport is to train which takes 26 min and costs ฿40 - ฿55.

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Map of how to get from Bangkok to Ko Tarutao.
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  • Distance: 795.1 km
  • Duration: 6h 28m

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 train to Suvarnabhumi Airport, take the walk to Suvarnabhumi airport, fly to Hat Yai, take the walk to Hat Yai Airport, take the bus and ferry to Ko Tarutao, then take the travel to Ko Tarutao. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Don Mueang, take the walk to Don Muang airport, fly to Hat Yai, take the walk to Hat Yai Airport, take the bus and ferry to Ko Tarutao, then take the travel to Ko Tarutao.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿850 - ฿2600
Flights from Don Muang to Hat Yai via Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
฿850 - ฿2600
Flights from Don Muang to Trang
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1100 - ฿3600
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Don Muang to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿950 - ฿2700
Flights from Don Muang to Trang
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1000 - ฿3500
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1300 - ฿3200
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Hua Lamphong to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿260 - ฿1800
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
฿260 - ฿340
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿750 - ฿1100
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿500 - ฿700
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿1300 - ฿1800
Bus operators
Tigerline Ferry
Phone
+66980 168 181
Email
168ferry@gmail.com
Website
tigerlinetravel.com
Bus and ferry from Hat Yai Airport to Ko Tarutao
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿700
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus and ferry from Hat Yai station to Ko Tarutao
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿700
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Satun Pakbara Speedboat Club
Phone
+66(0)81-959-209
Email
spcpakbara@gmail.com
Website
spcthailand.com
Bus from Trang Airport to Pak Bara Pier
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿280
Schedules at
12go.asia
Sappaisal
Website
12go.asia
Night bus from Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal to Satun
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿734
Schedules at
12go.asia
Jolly Travel
Phone
074 750 770
Email
jollytravel@hotmail.com
Website
jollytravel.in.th
Bus and ferry from Satun to Ko Tarutao
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿450
Schedules at
lipethailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Jolly Travel
Phone
074 750 770
Email
jollytravel@hotmail.com
Website
jollytravel.in.th
Ferry from Pak Bara Pier to Ko Tarutao
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿450
Schedules at
12go.asia

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