There are 6 ways to get from Kanchanaburi to Koh Tao by train, ferry, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Train, ferry  •  11 h 44 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

$40 - $97

Cheapest option

Minivan, bus and ferry ChokeAnan Tour  •  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

$37 - $40

4 alternative options

Minivan, bus and ferry Lomprayah  •  14 h 32 min

  1. Take the Minivan from Kanchanaburi to Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lomprayah Bus Station Khao San to Ko Tao Catamaran

$52 - $55

Mini Van to Suvarnabhumi, fly to Koh Samui, bus and ferry  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Take the Mini Van from Kanchanaburi to Bangkok Mochit Bus 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

$129 - $455

Mini Van to Don Muang, fly to Chumphon, ferry  •  11 h 2 min

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

$122 - $263

Mini Van to Don Muang, fly to Surat Thani, ferry  •  13 h 50 min

  1. Take the Mini Van from Kanchanaburi to Bangkok Mochit Bus 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

$59 - $160

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 Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal, Khaosan Road, Lomprayah Bus Station Khao San, and Ko Tao in around 14 h 32 min.

Airlines
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 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 12 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
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 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Don Muang to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Flights from Don Muang to Surat Thani
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $180
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
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Kanchanaburi to Nakhon Phathom
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 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 - $12
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $24
1st Class (Berth)
$23 - $35
Train from Nakhon Pathom to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 2 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
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
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
$26
Schedules at
chokeanantour.com
Kwan Chee Vee Tour
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Kanchanaburi to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Seatran Discovery
Website
seatrandiscovery.com
Bus and ferry from Koh Samui Airport to Ko Tao
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
seatrandiscovery.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Lomprayah
Website
lomprayah.com
Ferry from Chumphon to Ko Tao
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 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
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Schedules at
lomprayah.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Kanchanaburi to Koh Tao?

The distance between Kanchanaburi and Koh Tao is 435 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Kanchanaburi to Koh Tao?

The cheapest way to get from Kanchanaburi to Koh Tao is to Minivan and bus and ferry which costs ฿1150 - ฿1300 and takes 24 h 5 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Kanchanaburi to Koh Tao?

The quickest way to get from Kanchanaburi to Koh Tao is to Mini Van and fly and bus and ferry which takes 9 h 28 min and costs ฿4000 - ฿15000.

How long does it take to get from Kanchanaburi to Koh Tao?

It takes approximately 11 h 44 min to get from Kanchanaburi to Koh Tao, including transfers.