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

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Ferry, train  •  9h 50m

  1. Take the ferry from Ko Tao to Chumphon Catamaran
  2. Take the train from Chumphon to Hua Lamphong 40 Surat Thani - Hua Lamphong - Class II AC / ...

$30 - $66

5 alternative options

Bus and ferry Lomprayah  •  9h 49m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Ko Tao to Lomprayah Bus Station Khao San Catamaran

$43 - $47

Bus and ferry Songserm  •  14h 34m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Ko Tao to Khaosan Road Songserm

$35 - $36

Ferry to Koh Samui, fly to Suvarnabhumi  •  5h 28m

  1. Take the ferry from Ko Tao to Bangrak Pier Koh Samui
  2. Fly from Koh Samui (USM) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) USM - BKK

$125 - $450

Bus and ferry to Surat Thani, fly to Don Muang  •  7h 32m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Koh Tao to Surat Thani Airport
  2. Fly from Surat Thani (URT) to Don Muang (DMK) URT - DMK

$59 - $151

Ferry to Chumphon, fly to Don Muang  •  6h 54m

  1. Take the ferry from Ko Tao to Chumphon
  2. Fly from Chumphon (CJM) to Don Muang (DMK) CJM - DMK

$118 - $255

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Koh Tao to Bangkok is to bus and ferry which costs ฿1130 - ฿1180 and takes 14h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Koh Tao to Bangkok is to ferry and fly which costs ฿4000 - ฿15000 and takes 5h 28m.

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The distance between Koh Tao and Bangkok is 413 km.

The best way to get from Koh Tao to Bangkok without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 9h 49m and costs ฿1400 - ฿1600.

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It takes approximately 9h 50m to get from Koh Tao to Bangkok, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Koh Samui Airport to Suvarnabhumi Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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

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There are 3288+ hotels available in Bangkok. Prices start at $19 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Koh Tao to Bangkok.
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  • Distance: 258 miles
  • Duration: 9h 50m

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

There is no direct connection from Koh Tao to Bangkok. However, you can take the drive to Ko Tao, take the ferry to Chumphon, take the drive to Chumphon, then take the train to Hua Lamphong. Alternatively, Lomprayah operates a vehicle from Koh Tao to Bangkok twice daily. Tickets cost $39 and the journey takes 9h 45m. Thai Sriram Tour also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Koh Samui to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Koh Samui to Suvarnabhumi via Phuket
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Koh Samui to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Surat Thani to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $130
Flights from Chumphon to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $150
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Surat Thani to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $180
Flights from Chumphon to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Surat Thani to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $150
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Bus operators
Lomprayah
Phone
+66 (0) 2629 0011
Email
info@lomprayah.com
Website
lomprayah.com
Bus and ferry from Ko Tao to Lomprayah Bus Station Khao San
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
lomprayah.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus and ferry from Koh Tao to Surat Thani Airport
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
lomprayah.com
Book at
12go.asia
Thai Sriram Tour
Phone
+66 (0) 86351 9290
Email
thaisriram@hotmail.com
Website
thaisriram.com
Bus and ferry from Koh Tao Mae Had Pier to Bangkok Khao San Road
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
thaisriram.com
Book at
easybook.com
Songserm
Phone
+662 629 3415
Email
info@songserm.com
Website
songserm.com
Bus and ferry from Ko Tao to Khaosan Road Songserm
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
songserm.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators

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