There are 7 ways to get from Cambodia to Koh Tao by bus, 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 Virak Buntham, bus and ferry  •  24 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express to Bangkok Khao San Road
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lomprayah Bus Station Khao San to Ko Tao Catamaran

$72 - $74

Cheapest option

Van, train, ferry  •  26 h 50 min

  1. Take the Van from Phnom Penh Mekong express to Battambang Mekong Express
  2. Take the train from Battambang to Poipet
  3. Take the train from Aranyaprathet to Hua Lamphong
  4. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Chumphon
  5. Take the ferry from Chumphon to Ko Tao

$53 - $121

5 alternative options

Bus Nattakan Transport, bus and ferry  •  28 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Phnom Penh to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Hua Lamphong station to Ko Tao

$82 - $85

Bus Travel Mart, bus and ferry  •  30 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Phnom Penh to Khaosan Road Travel Mart
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Khaosan Road Songserm to Ko Tao

$68 - $70

Fly Phnom Penh to Koh Samui, busferry  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Phnom Penh (PNH) to Koh Samui (USM) PNH - USM
  2. Take the busferry from Koh Samui Airport (USM) to Ko Tao

$285 - $627

Fly Phnom Penh to Chumphon, ferry  •  15 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Phnom Penh (PNH) to Chumphon (CJM) PNH - CJM
  2. Take the ferry from Chumphon to Ko Tao

$162 - $324

Bus to Suvarnabhumi, fly to Koh Samui, busferry  •  9 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Rongkleu Market - Poipet to Chachoengsao
  2. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Koh Samui (USM) BKK - USM
  3. Take the busferry from Koh Samui Airport (USM) to Ko Tao

$131 - $456

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

There is no direct connection from Phnom Penh to Koh Tao. However, you can take the line 01 bus to Ministry of Information, take the walk to Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express, take the bus to Bangkok Khao San Road, take the walk to Lomprayah Bus Station Khao San, take the bus and ferry to Ko Tao, then take the taxi to Koh Tao. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Phnom Penh to Koh Tao via Battambang Mekong Express, Battambang, Poipet, Aranyaprathet, Hua Lamphong, Chumphon, Chumphon, and Ko Tao in around 26 h 50 min.

Airlines
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Phnom Penh to Koh Samui via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Phnom Penh to Koh Samui via Suvarnabhumi, Phuket
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Koh Samui via Phuket
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Koh Samui via Phuket
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Phnom Penh to Chumphon via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
10 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Phnom Penh to Chumphon via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Train operators
Royal Railway Cambodia
Website
royal-railway.com
Train from Battambang to Poipet
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$0 - $6
Schedules at
royal-railway.com
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Aranyaprathet to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $14
2nd Class (Berth)
$19 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$27 - $35
Train from Hua Lamphong to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $45
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$4 - $8
2nd Class (Seat)
$11 - $16
2nd Class (Berth)
$21 - $28
1st Class (Berth)
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Virak Buntham
Website
virakbuntham.com
Bus from Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express to Bangkok Khao San Road
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
virakbuntham.com
Book at
bookmebus.com
Mekong Express
Website
catmekongexpress.com
Bus from Phnom Penh Mekong express to Battambang Mekong Express
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
catmekongexpress.com
Book at
12go.asia
Nattakan Transport
Bus from Phnom Penh to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
nattakan-transport.com
Book at
bookmebus.com
Paradive Travel
Website
paradivetravel.lnwshop.com
Bus and ferry from Hua Lamphong station to Ko Tao
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$44
Schedules at
paradivetravel.lnwshop.com
Book at
12go.asia
Travel Mart
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Phnom Penh to Khaosan Road Travel Mart
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
12go.asia
Songserm
Website
songserm.com
Bus and ferry from Khaosan Road Songserm to Ko Tao
Ave. Duration
15 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
songserm.com
Book at
12go.asia
Seatran Discovery
Website
seatrandiscovery.com
Bus and ferry from Koh Samui Airport (USM) to Ko Tao
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
seatrandiscovery.com
Book at
12go.asia
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Rongkleu Market - Poipet to Chachoengsao
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Suvarnabhumi Airport Bus
Website
suvarnabhumiairport.com
Bus from Rongkleu Market - Poipet to Chachoengsao
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
bangkokairportonline.com
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cambodia and Koh Tao is 666 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cambodia to Koh Tao is to bus and bus and ferry which costs $67 - $70 and takes 30 h 50 min.

The quickest way to get from Cambodia to Koh Tao is to fly and busferry which takes 9 h 10 min and costs $280 - $650.

It takes approximately 24 h 10 min to get from Cambodia to Koh Tao, including transfers.