There are 5 ways to get from Ko Samet to Koh Tao by bus and ferry, ferry, bus, train, taxi 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.

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Bus and ferry Lomprayah  •  14 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Ko Samet to Khaosan Road Travel Mart
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lomprayah Bus Station Khao San to Ko Tao Catamaran

$59 - $61

Cheapest option

Local Ferry, Minibus, train, ferry  •  16 h 21 min

  1. Take the Local Ferry from Ko Samet to Nuanthip Pier
  2. Take the Minibus from Nuanthip Pier to Bangkok station
  3. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Chumphon
  4. Take the ferry from Chumphon to Ko Tao

$37 - $77

3 alternative options

Bus and ferry Songserm  •  21 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Ko Samet to Khaosan Road Travel Mart
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Khaosan Road Songserm to Ko Tao

$49 - $51

Bus and ferry ChokeAnan Tour  •  26 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Ko Samet to Khaosan Road Travel Mart
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal to Ko Tao

$46 - $48

Local Ferry, taxi, fly, bus and ferry  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Take the Local Ferry from Ko Samet to Nuanthip Pier
  2. Take a taxi from Nuanthip Pier to Utapao
  3. Fly from Utapao (UTP) to Koh Samui (USM) UTP - USM
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Koh Samui Airport to Ko Tao

$154 - $400

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ko Samet to Koh Tao is to bus and ferry which costs ฿1500 - ฿1600 and takes 26 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ko Samet to Koh Tao is to Local Ferry and taxi and fly and bus and ferry which costs ฿5000 - ฿14000 and takes 7 h 26 min.

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The distance between Ko Samet and Koh Tao is 325 km.

It takes approximately 14 h 56 min to get from Ko Samet to Koh Tao, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Ko Samet to Koh Tao without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 14 h 56 min and costs ฿1950 - ฿2050.

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Map of how to get from Ko Samet to Koh Tao.
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  • Distance: 203.3 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 56 min

What companies run services between Ko Samet, Rayong, Thailand and Koh Tao, Surat Thani, Thailand?

There is no direct connection from Ko Samet to Koh Tao. However, you can take the bus and ferry to Khaosan Road Travel Mart, take the walk to Lomprayah Bus Station Khao San, take the bus and ferry to Ko Tao, then take the taxi to Koh Tao. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Ko Samet to Koh Tao via Nuanthip Pier, Bangkok station, Hua Lamphong, Chumphon, Chumphon, and Ko Tao in around 16 h 21 min.

Airlines
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Utapao to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Hua Lamphong to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 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 - $27
1st Class (Berth)
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Travel Mart
Website
12go.asia
Bus and ferry from Ko Samet to Khaosan Road Travel Mart
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Minibus
Bus from Nuanthip Pier to Bangkok station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Songserm
Website
songserm.com
Bus and ferry from Khaosan Road Songserm to Ko Tao
Ave. Duration
15 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
songserm.com
Book 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
$24
Schedules at
chokeanantour.com
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
$18
Schedules at
seatrandiscovery.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Other operators
Taxi from Nuanthip Pier to Utapao
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
$18 - $22

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