How to get from Khao Lak to Koh Tao

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Recommended option

Bus, busferry, ferry  •  9 h

$50 - $59

Cheapest option

Bus, train, ferry  •  9 h 20 min

$47 - $76

4 alternative options

Bus, bus and ferry  •  10 h

  1. Catamaran

$51 - $54

Bus, Mini Van, ferry  •  14 h 45 min

$54 - $57

Taxi, fly, busferry  •  5 h 33 min

  1. HKT - USM

$169 - $301

Questions & Answers

The distance between Khao Lak and Koh Tao is 241 km.

The cheapest way to get from Khao Lak to Koh Tao is to bus and Mini Van and ferry which costs ฿1500 - ฿1900 and takes 12 h 8 min.

The quickest way to get from Khao Lak to Koh Tao is to taxi and fly and busferry which takes 5 h 33 min and costs ฿5000 - ฿10000.

It takes approximately 9 h to get from Khao Lak to Koh Tao, including transfers.

What companies run services between Khao Lak, Phangnga, Thailand and Koh Tao, Surat Thani, Thailand?

There is no direct connection from Khao Lak to Koh Tao. However, you can take the taxi to Phang Nga, take the bus to Surat Thani station, take the bus to Surathani Talad Kaset Station, take the walk to Surat Thani, take the busferry to Koh Samui - Nathon, take the walk to Koh Samui, take the ferry to Ko Tao, then take the taxi to Koh Tao. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Khao Lak to Koh Tao via Phang Nga, Surat Thani station, Suratthani Train Station, Chumphon, Chumphon, and Ko Tao in around 9 h 20 min.

Airlines
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Phuket to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Suratthani Train Station to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$2 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $13
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $24
1st Class (Berth)
$25 - $35
Bus operators
Phantip Travel
Website
phantiptravel.com
Bus from Phang Nga to Surat Thani station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
phantiptravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Khao Sok to Surathani Talad Kaset Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
phantiptravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Yellow Bus
Website
iloveyellowbus.com
Bus and ferry from Surat Thani to Koh Samui - Nathon
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
iloveyellowbus.com
bus
Bus from Khao Lak to Khao Sok
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Mini Van
Bus and ferry from Khao Sok to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16
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
Ferry operators
Seatran Discovery
Website
seatrandiscovery.com
Ferry from Koh Samui to Ko Tao
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Schedules at
seatrandiscovery.com
Book at
12go.asia
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
$24 - $29
Schedules at
lomprayah.com
Songserm
Website
songserm.com
Ferry from Koh Samui Nathon Pier to Ko Tao
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
songserm.com
Book at
12go.asia
Other operators
Taxi from Khao Lak to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65

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