How to get from Hong Kong to Koh Tao

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Recommended option

Fly to Koh Samui, busferry  •  9 h 21 min

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

$226 - $501

2 alternative options

Fly to Chumphon, ferry  •  16 h 25 min

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

$253 - $448

Bus, train, night train, bus and ferry  •  2 days 4 h

  1. Take the bus from Causeway Bay to Shenzhen North Station
  2. Take the train from Shenzhen North to Kunming South
  3. Take the bus from Kunming South to Laos Vientiane
  4. Take the night train from Nong Khai to Hua Lamphong
  5. Take the bus and ferry from Hua Lamphong station to Ko Tao

$243 - $328

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 (USM), take the busferry 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
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
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Koh Samui via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
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
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Shenzhen North to Kunming South
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$90 - $110
1st Class Seat
$150 - $170
Business Class Seat
$280 - $330
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Night train from Nong Khai to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$13 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$22 - $30
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Bus operators
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
EE Bus
Website
eebus.com
Bus from Causeway Bay to Shenzhen North Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $25
Schedules at
eebus.com
Baidu
Website
zhidao.baidu.com
Bus from Kunming South to Laos Vientiane
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90
Schedules at
zhidao.baidu.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
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

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

The cheapest way to get from Hong Kong to Koh Tao is to bus and train and night train and bus and ferry which costs $1900 - $2600 and takes 2 days 4 h.

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

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