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There are 10 ways to get from Kanchanaburi to Koh Tao by train, ferry, bus and ferry, bus, plane or car

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

Train, ferry  •  10 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Kanchanaburi to Nakhon Phathom
  2. Take the train from Nakhon Pathom to Chumphon
  3. Take the ferry from Chumphon to Ko Tao

$38 - $91

Cheapest option

Minivan, bus and ferry  •  24 h 5 min

  1. Take the minivan from Kanchanaburi to Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal to Ko Tao

$36 - $38

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Train, bus and ferry  •  11 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Kanchanaburi to Nakhon Phathom
  2. Take the train from Nakhon Pathom to Hua Hin
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Lomprayah Ticket Office Hua Hin to Ko Tao

Mini Van, bus and ferry  •  11 h 39 min

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

Mini Van to Suvarnabhumi, fly to Koh Samui, bus and ferry  •  10 h 3 min

  1. Take the Mini Van from Kanchanaburi to Bangkok Mochit New Van Terminal
  2. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Koh Samui (USM) BKK - USM
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Koh Samui Airport to Ko Tao

$132 - $456

Mini Van to Don Muang, fly to Chumphon, ferry  •  10 h 48 min

  1. Take the Mini Van from Kanchanaburi to Bangkok Mochit New Van Terminal
  2. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Chumphon (CJM) DMK - CJM
  3. Take the ferry from Chumphon to Ko Tao

$122 - $259

Mini Van to Don Muang, fly to Surat Thani, ferry  •  12 h 14 min

  1. Take the Mini Van from Kanchanaburi to Bangkok Mochit New Van Terminal
  2. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Surat Thani (URT) DMK - URT
  3. Take the ferry from Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City to Ko Tao

$60 - $158

Mini Van to Don Muang, fly to Nakhon Si Thammarat, bus, ferry  •  13 h 44 min

  1. Take the Mini Van from Kanchanaburi to Bangkok Mochit New Van Terminal
  2. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Nakhon Si Thammarat (NST) DMK - NST
  3. Take the bus from Nakhon Si Thammarat Airport to Don Sak Seatran Ferry
  4. Take the ferry from Don Sak Pier to Ko Tao

$53 - $158

Mini Van to Suvarnabhumi, fly to Surat Thani, ferry  •  12 h 45 min

  1. Take the Mini Van from Kanchanaburi to Bangkok Mochit New Van Terminal
  2. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Surat Thani (URT) BKK - URT
  3. Take the ferry from Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City to Ko Tao

$71 - $211

Mini Van to Don Muang, fly to Ranong, drive, ferry  •  12 h 54 min

  1. Take the Mini Van from Kanchanaburi to Bangkok Mochit New Van Terminal
  2. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Ranong (UNN) DMK - UNN
  3. Drive from Ranong Pier to Chumphon
  4. Take the ferry from Chumphon to Ko Tao

$104 - $256

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kanchanaburi to Koh Tao is to minivan and bus and ferry which costs ฿1150 - ฿1250 and takes 24 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kanchanaburi to Koh Tao is to Mini Van and fly and bus and ferry which costs ฿4300 - ฿15000 and takes 10 h 3 min.

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The distance between Kanchanaburi and Koh Tao is 435 km.

The best way to get from Kanchanaburi to Koh Tao without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 11 h 41 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 10 h 58 min to get from Kanchanaburi to Koh Tao, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Koh Samui Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Thai Smile and Bangkok Airways offer flights from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Koh Samui Airport.

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There are 228+ hotels available in Koh Tao. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kanchanaburi to Koh Tao.
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  • Distance: 272.2 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 58 min

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

There is no direct connection from Kanchanaburi to Koh Tao. However, you can take the train to Nakhon Phathom, take the walk to Nakhon Pathom, take the train to Chumphon, take the drive to Chumphon, take the ferry to Ko Tao, then take the drive to Koh Tao. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Kanchanaburi to Koh Tao via Nakhon Phathom, Nakhon Pathom, Hua Hin, Lomprayah Ticket Office Hua Hin, and Ko Tao in around 11 h 41 min.

Airlines
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Koh Samui via Phuket
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Don Muang to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Flights from Don Muang to Surat Thani
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $180
Flights from Don Muang to Nakhon Si Thammarat
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $190
Flights from Don Muang to Ranong
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Flights from Don Muang to Surat Thani
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Don Muang to Nakhon Si Thammarat
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $120
Flights from Don Muang to Ranong
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $160
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Don Muang to Surat Thani
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $150
Flights from Don Muang to Nakhon Si Thammarat
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $180
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Surat Thani
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $220
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Kanchanaburi to Nakhon Phathom
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $30
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$2 - $5
2nd Class (Seat)
$8 - $12
2nd Class (Berth)
$17 - $23
1st Class (Berth)
$22 - $30
Train from Nakhon Pathom to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $40
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$4 - $8
2nd Class (Seat)
$10 - $15
2nd Class (Berth)
$20 - $27
1st Class (Berth)
$30 - $40
Train from Nakhon Pathom to Hua Hin
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$2 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$8 - $12
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $24
1st Class (Berth)
$24 - $35
Bus operators
J K P Transport Co
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Kanchanaburi to Hua Hin
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Win Happy
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Kanchanaburi to Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
12go.asia
ChokeAnan Tour
Phone
(081) 691 - 9669
Email
chokeanantour@hotmail.com
Website
chokeanantour.com
Bus and ferry from Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal to Ko Tao
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
chokeanantour.com
Kwan Chee Vee Tour
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Kanchanaburi to Bangkok Mochit New Van Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Seatran Discovery
Phone
(+66) 02 240 2582
Email
info@seatrandiscovery.com
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
Phantip Travel
Phone
+66 (0)77 272230
Email
info@phantiptravel.com
Website
phantiptravel.com
Bus from Nakhon Si Thammarat Airport to Don Sak Seatran Ferry
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
phantiptravel.com
Book at
phantiptravel.com
Ferry operators
Lomprayah
Phone
+66 (0) 2629 0011
Email
info@lomprayah.com
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
Seatran Discovery
Songserm
Phone
+662 629 3415
Email
info@songserm.com
Website
songserm.com
Ferry from Don Sak Pier to Ko Tao
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
songserm.com
Book at
12go.asia

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