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

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Bus The Transport Company, bus and ferry  •  21 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Phnom Penh to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lomprayah Bus Station Khao San to Ko Tao Catamaran

$62 - $77

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Train, ferry  •  28 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Phnom Penh Station to Poipet
  2. Take the train from Aranyaprathet to Hua Lamphong
  3. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Chumphon
  4. Take the ferry from Chumphon to Ko Tao

$41 - $115

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Bus Nattakan Transport, bus and ferry  •  28 h 19 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 - $84

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, bus and ferry  •  9 h 5 min

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

$285 - $630

Bus to Suvarnabhumi, fly to Koh Samui, bus and ferry  •  9 h 55 min

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

$131 - $455

Fly Siem Reap to Chumphon, ferry  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Siem Reap (REP) to Chumphon (CJM) REP - CJM
  2. Take the ferry from Chumphon to Ko Tao

$178 - $311

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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.

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The quickest way to get from Cambodia to Koh Tao is to fly and ferry which costs $170 - $320 and takes 8 h 18 min.

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The distance between Cambodia and Koh Tao is 666 km.

The best way to get from Cambodia to Koh Tao without a car is to bus and bus and ferry which takes 21 h 39 min and costs $60 - $80.

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It takes approximately 21 h 39 min to get from Cambodia to Koh Tao, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Phnom Penh Airport to Koh Samui Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Jetstar Asia Airways, Cathay Dragon and Bangkok Airways offer flights from Phnom Penh Airport to Koh Samui Airport.

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There are 221+ hotels available in Koh Tao. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cambodia to Phnom Penh Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs $0 - $3.

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Map of how to get from Cambodia to Koh Tao.
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  • Distance: 416.2 miles
  • Duration: 21 h 39 min

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 bus to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal, take the walk to Mochit 2 Bus Depot, take the bus to Khok Wua Intersection Opposite Lottery, 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 Poipet, Poipet, Aranyaprathet, Aranyaprathet, Hua Lamphong, Chumphon, Chumphon, and Ko Tao in around 28 h 10 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
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Siem Reap to Chumphon via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $220
Train operators
Royal Railway Cambodia
Website
royal-railway.com
Train from Phnom Penh Station to Poipet
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$0 - $12
Schedules at
facebook.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 3 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)
$20 - $28
1st Class (Berth)
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Nattakan Transport
Bus from Phnom Penh to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules 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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
songserm.com
Book at
12go.asia
Seatran Discovery
Website
seatrandiscovery.com
Bus and ferry from Koh Samui Airport to Ko Tao
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
seatrandiscovery.com
Book at
12go.asia
Suvarnabhumi Airport Bus
Bus from Rongkleu Market - Poipet to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
bangkokairportonline.com
Ferry operators

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