There are 4 ways to get from Cha-am to Koh Tao by train, ferry, bus and 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.

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Train, ferry  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Hua Hin to Chumphon 43 Hua Lamphong - Suratthani - Class II AC / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Chumphon to Ko Tao Catamaran

$37 - $84

3 alternative options

Bus and ferry  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Lomprayah Ticket Office Hua Hin to Ko Tao Catamaran

Train, bus and ferry  •  14 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Ban Chaam to Chumphon 169 Hua Lamphong - Yala - Class II Sleeper AC / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Chumphon to Ko Tao

$46 - $72

Train, fly, bus and ferry  •  10 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Ban Chaam to Bang Sue
  2. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Koh Samui (USM) BKK - USM
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Koh Samui Airport to Ko Tao

$135 - $482

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cha-am to Koh Tao is to train and bus and ferry which costs ฿1500 - ฿2500 and takes 14 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cha-am to Koh Tao is to train and ferry which costs ฿1200 - ฿2900 and takes 7 h 50 min.

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The distance between Cha-am and Koh Tao is 301 km.

It takes approximately 7 h 50 min to get from Cha-am to Koh Tao, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Cha-am, Thailand and Koh Tao, Surat Thani, Thailand?

There is no direct connection from Cha-am to Koh Tao. However, you can take the train to Hua Hin, take the train to Chumphon, take the drive to Chumphon, take the ferry to Ko Tao, then take the drive to Koh Tao. Alternatively, Lomprayah operates a vehicle from Cha-am to Koh Tao twice daily, and the journey takes 6 h 15 min.

Airlines
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
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 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
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Hua Hin to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $13
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $24
1st Class (Berth)
$26 - $35
Train from Ban Chaam to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $13
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$26 - $35
Train from Ban Chaam to Bang Sue
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$2 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$8 - $13
2nd Class (Berth)
$17 - $24
1st Class (Berth)
$24 - $35
Bus operators
Fame Tour
Website
chumphon-kohtao.com
Bus and ferry from Chumphon to Ko Tao
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
chumphon-kohtao.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
$18
Schedules at
seatrandiscovery.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators

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