There are 6 ways to get from Ko Samui to Ko Chang Tai by ferry, bus, car ferry, train, bus and ferry, shuttle 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

Ferry, bus, Minivan, carferry  •  19 h 43 min

  1. Take the ferry from Koh Samui Nathon Pier to Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City
  2. Take the bus from Surat Thani to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  3. Take the Minivan from Bangkok Bus Terminal Eakamai to Ao Thammachat Pier
  4. Take the carferry from Ao Thammachat Pier to Ko Chang

$59 - $72

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, bus, carferry  •  23 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Koh Samui - Nathon to Rayong
  2. Take the bus from Rayong to Trat 638
  3. Take the carferry from Ao Thammachat Pier to Ko Chang

$38 - $61

4 alternative options

Ferry, train, Minivan, carferry  •  20 h 13 min

  1. Take the ferry from Koh Samui Nathon Pier to Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City
  2. Take the train from Suratthani Train Station to Hua Lamphong
  3. Take the Minivan from Bangkok Bus Terminal Eakamai to Ao Thammachat Pier
  4. Take the carferry from Ao Thammachat Pier to Ko Chang

$57 - $101

Bus and ferry  •  24 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Koh Samui - Nathon to Bang Phli 393 Samui
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Ko Chang

$50 - $75

Ferry, busferry, Private Transfer, carferry  •  25 h 24 min

  1. Take the ferry from Koh Samui Nathon Pier to Thong Sala Koh Pha Ngan
  2. Take the busferry from Ko Phangan to Hua Hin
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Hua Hin to Ao Thammachat
  4. Take the carferry from Ao Thammachat Pier to Ko Chang

$250 - $253

Fly, carferry  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Koh Samui (USM) to Trat (TDX) USM - TDX
  2. Take the carferry from Ao Thammachat Pier to Ko Chang

$211 - $490

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ko Samui to Ko Chang Tai is to bus and ferry and bus and carferry which costs ฿1200 - ฿2100 and takes 23 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ko Samui to Ko Chang Tai is to fly and carferry which takes 5 h 15 min and costs ฿6500 - ฿17000.

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The distance between Ko Samui and Ko Chang Tai is 382 km.

It takes approximately 19 h 43 min to get from Ko Samui to Ko Chang Tai, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Ko Samui, Thailand and Ko Chang Tai, Thailand?

There is no direct connection from Ko Samui to Ko Chang Tai. However, you can take the ferry to Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City, take the walk to Surat Thani, take the bus to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal, take the walk to Bangkok Bus Terminal, take the bus to BTS Mochit, take the walk to Mo Chit, take the BTS to Ekkamai, take the walk to Bangkok Bus Terminal Eakamai, take the Minivan to Ao Thammachat Pier, take the carferry to Ko Chang, then take the taxi to Ko Chang Tai. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Ko Samui to Ko Chang Tai via Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City, Surathani Talad Kaset Station, Surat Thani Railway Station, Suratthani Train Station, Hua Lamphong, Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre, Bangkok Bus Terminal Eakamai, Ao Thammachat Pier, and Ko Chang in around 20 h 13 min.

Airlines
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Koh Samui to Trat via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Suratthani Train Station to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$5 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$21 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Triple T
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Bus Terminal Eakamai to Ao Thammachat Pier
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
busonlineticket.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Bus and ferry from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Ko Chang
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
busonlineticket.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Yellow Bus
Website
iloveyellowbus.com
Bus and ferry from Koh Samui - Nathon to Bang Phli
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Schedules at
iloveyellowbus.com
Bus and ferry from Koh Samui - Nathon to Rayong
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Schedules at
iloveyellowbus.com
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Rayong to Trat
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Thai Sriram Tour
Website
thaisriram.com
Bus and ferry from Ko Phangan to Hua Hin
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
thaisriram.com
Book at
easybook.com
Koh Chang Minibus
Website
kohchangminibus.com
Shuttle from Hua Hin to Ao Thammachat
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$198
Schedules at
kohchangminibus.com
Ferry operators
Lomprayah
Website
lomprayah.com
Ferry from Koh Samui Nathon Pier to Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $21
Schedules at
lomprayah.com
Ferry from Koh Samui Nathon Pier to Thong Sala Koh Pha Ngan
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
lomprayah.com
carferry
Car ferry from Ao Thammachat Pier to Ko Chang
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
kohchangferries.com

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