There are 5 ways to get from Hong Kong to Koh Tao by plane, bus and ferry, ferry, train or 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 to Koh Samui, bus and ferry  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Hong Kong (HKG) to Koh Samui (USM) HKG - USM
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Koh Samui Airport to Ko Tao

$226 - $502

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Fly to Surat Thani, ferry  •  14 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Hong Kong (HKG) to Surat Thani (URT) HKG - URT
  2. Take the ferry from Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City to Ko Tao

$175 - $407

3 alternative options

Fly to Chumphon, ferry  •  16 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Hong Kong (HKG) to Chumphon (CJM) HKG - CJM
  2. Take the ferry from Chumphon to Ko Tao

$252 - $448

Train, bus, bus and ferry  •  2 days 13 h

  1. Take the train from West Kowloon Station to Guangzhou South
  2. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Nanning
  3. Take the bus from Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre to Hanoi
  4. Take the bus from Ha Noi to Savannakhet Laos
  5. Take the bus from Mukdahan to Hua Hin 831
  6. Take the bus and ferry from Lomprayah Ticket Office Hua Hin to Ko Tao

Bus, bus and ferry  •  2 days 22 h

  1. Take the bus from Wan Chai Ferry Pier to Zhuhai Gongbei
  2. Take the bus from Zhuhai Gongbei to Guangxi Nanning
  3. Take the bus from Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre to Hanoi
  4. Take the bus from Ha Noi to Savannakhet Laos
  5. Take the bus from Mukdahan to Hua Hin 831
  6. Take the bus and ferry from Lomprayah Ticket Office Hua Hin to Ko Tao

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hong Kong to Koh Tao is to fly and ferry which costs $1300 - $3200 and takes 14 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hong Kong to Koh Tao is to fly and bus and ferry which costs $1700 - $4000 and takes 9 h 21 min.

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The distance between Hong Kong and Koh Tao is 2041 km.

It takes approximately 9 h 21 min to get from Hong Kong to Koh Tao, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Hong Kong Airport to Koh Samui Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 20 min.

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Koh Tao is 1 h behind Hong Kong. It is currently 4:24 PM in Hong Kong and 3:24 PM in Koh Tao.

Hong Kong, Thai Airways International, Cathay Pacific and Bangkok Airways offer flights from Hong Kong 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 Hong Kong to Hong Kong Airport is to subway which takes 26 min and costs $85 - $120.

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Map of how to get from Hong Kong to Koh Tao.
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  • Distance: 1275.7 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 21 min

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

There is no direct connection from Hong Kong to Koh Tao. However, you can take the subway to Hong Kong International, take the walk to Hong Kong airport, fly to Koh Samui, take the walk to Koh Samui Airport, take the bus and ferry to Ko Tao, then take the taxi to Koh Tao. Alternatively, you can take the subway to Hong Kong International, take the walk to Hong Kong airport, fly to Chumphon, take the walk to Chumphon Airport, take the Private Transfer to Chumphon Lomprayah Pier, take the walk to Chumphon, take the ferry to Ko Tao, then take the taxi to Koh Tao.

Airlines
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Koh Samui via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Flights from Hong Kong to Surat Thani via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Hong Kong to Surat Thani via Phuket, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Chumphon via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $350
Flights from Hong Kong to Surat Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
8 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $350
Flights from Hong Kong to Surat Thani via Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $400
Flights from Hong Kong to Surat Thani via Chiang Mai, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $400
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Chumphon via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $350
Flights from Hong Kong to Chumphon via Chiang Mai, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $420
Flights from Hong Kong to Chumphon via Phuket, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
11 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Hong Kong to Chumphon via Nanning, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $260
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Flights from Hong Kong to Koh Samui via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Flights from Hong Kong to Koh Samui via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
Hong Kong
Website
hongkongairlines.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Flights from Hong Kong to Koh Samui via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Surat Thani via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from West Kowloon Station to Guangzhou South
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$16 - $19
1st Class Seat
$25 - $29
Business Class Seat
$50 - $60
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Guangzhou South to Nanning
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $55
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$25 - $35
1st Class Seat
$35 - $50
Bus operators
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
Guanxi Yunde Transport
Website
yunde.cn
Bus from Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
yunde.cn
The Sinh Tourist
Yellow Bus
Website
iloveyellowbus.com
Bus from Mukdahan to Hua Hin
Ave. Duration
16 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Schedules at
iloveyellowbus.com
CTS - China Travel Tours
Website
ctsbus.hkcts.com
Bus from Wan Chai Ferry Pier to Zhuhai Gongbei
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
hkctsbus.com
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Zhuhai Gongbei to Guangxi Nanning
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Ferry operators
Lomprayah
Website
lomprayah.com
Ferry from Chumphon to Ko Tao
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
lomprayah.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry from Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City to Ko Tao
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Schedules at
lomprayah.com

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