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There are 7 ways to get from Bangkok to Koh Tao by bus and ferry, train, ferry or plane

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

Recommended option

Bus and ferry  •  8h 50m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Lomprayah Bus Station Khao San to Ko Tao Catamaran

฿1562 - ฿1612

Cheapest option

Train, ferry  •  9h 35m

  1. Take the train from Bang Sue to Chumphon 43 Hua Lamphong - Surat Thani - Class II AC / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Chumphon to Ko Tao Catamaran

฿994 - ฿2006

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Bus and ferry via Khaosan Road Songserm  •  15h 50m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Khaosan Road Songserm to Ko Tao

฿1110 - ฿1160

Fly Suvarnabhumi to Koh Samui, ferry  •  6h 10m

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Koh Samui (USM) BKK - USM
  2. Take the ferry from Bangrak Pier Koh Samui to Ko Tao

฿4101 - ฿14962

Fly Don Muang to Surat Thani, bus and ferry  •  9h 5m

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Surat Thani (URT) DMK - URT
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Surat Thani Airport to Koh Tao

฿1870 - ฿4910

Fly Suvarnabhumi to Surat Thani, bus and ferry  •  8h 31m

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Surat Thani (URT) BKK - URT
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Surat Thani Airport to Koh Tao

฿2251 - ฿6812

Fly Don Muang to Chumphon, ferry  •  8h 2m

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Chumphon (CJM) DMK - CJM
  2. Take the ferry from Chumphon to Ko Tao

฿3835 - ฿8725

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Koh Tao is to bus and ferry via Khaosan Road Songserm which costs ฿1110 - ฿1160 and takes 15h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Koh Tao is to fly and ferry which costs ฿4100 - ฿15000 and takes 6h 10m.

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The distance between Bangkok and Koh Tao is 413 km.

The best way to get from Bangkok to Koh Tao without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 8h 50m and costs ฿1560 - ฿1620.

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It takes approximately 8h 50m to get from Bangkok to Koh Tao, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Koh Samui Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Bangkok Airways offers flights from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Koh Samui Airport.

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There are 244+ hotels available in Koh Tao. Prices start at ฿600 per night.

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

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Map of how to get from Bangkok to Koh Tao.
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  • Distance: 258 miles
  • Duration: 8h 50m

What companies run services between Bangkok, Thailand and Koh Tao, Surat Thani, Thailand?

Lomprayah operates a vehicle from Bangkok to Koh Tao twice daily. Tickets cost ฿1352 and the journey takes 8h 45m.

Airlines
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3800 - ฿19000
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Koh Samui via Phuket
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3800 - ฿19000
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Surat Thani
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1500 - ฿6000
Flights from Don Muang to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1100 - ฿5500
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Don Muang to Surat Thani
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿750 - ฿4900
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Don Muang to Surat Thani
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿850 - ฿6000
Flights from Don Muang to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1400 - ฿8000
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Surat Thani
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1000 - ฿7500
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Bang Sue to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
6h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿370 - ฿1400
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
฿150 - ฿250
2nd Class (Seat)
฿370 - ฿500
2nd Class (Berth)
฿650 - ฿900
1st Class (Berth)
฿1000 - ฿1400
Bus operators
Lomprayah
Phone
+66 (0) 2629 0011
Email
info@lomprayah.com
Website
lomprayah.com
Bus and ferry from Lomprayah Bus Station Khao San to Ko Tao
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿1352
Schedules at
lomprayah.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus and ferry from Surat Thani Airport to Koh Tao
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿1000
Schedules at
lomprayah.com
Book at
12go.asia
Songserm
Phone
+662 629 3415
Email
info@songserm.com
Website
songserm.com
Bus and ferry from Khaosan Road Songserm to Ko Tao
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿900
Schedules at
songserm.com
Book at
12go.asia
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