There are 5 ways to get from Koh Tao to Bangkok by bus and ferry, ferry, train, plane or bus

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  •  9 h 49 min

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

$34 - $48

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Ferry, train  •  10 h 15 min

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

$30 - $66

3 alternative options

Ferry to Koh Samui, fly to Suvarnabhumi  •  5 h 17 min

  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

Ferry to Chumphon, fly to Don Muang, bus  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the ferry from Ko Tao to Chumphon
  2. Fly from Chumphon (CJM) to Don Muang (DMK) CJM - DMK
  3. Take the bus from Tmb Headquarter to Wat Ratchanatdaram

$119 - $256

Ferry to Surat Thani, fly to Don Muang  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Take the ferry from Ko Tao to Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City
  2. Fly from Surat Thani (URT) to Don Muang (DMK) URT - DMK

$57 - $155

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Koh Tao to Bangkok is to ferry and train which costs ฿950 - ฿2200 and takes 10 h 15 min.

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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 5 h 17 min.

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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 9 h 49 min and costs ฿1000 - ฿1600.

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It takes approximately 9 h 49 min 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 1 h 15 min.

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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 2909+ hotels available in Bangkok. Prices start at $18 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: 9 h 49 min

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

Lomprayah operates a vehicle from Koh Tao to Bangkok twice daily. Tickets cost $39 and the journey takes 9 h 45 min. Songserm also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Koh Samui to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Koh Samui to Suvarnabhumi via Phuket
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Koh Samui to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Chumphon to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $150
Flights from Surat Thani to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $130
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Surat Thani to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $150
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Chumphon to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Flights from Surat Thani to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $180
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Chumphon to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $45
Schedules at
railway.co.th
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3rd Class (Seat)
$4 - $8
2nd Class (Seat)
$11 - $16
2nd Class (Berth)
$20 - $28
1st Class (Berth)
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Songserm
Website
songserm.com
Bus and ferry from Ko Tao to Khaosan Road Songserm
Ave. Duration
15 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
songserm.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Lomprayah
Website
lomprayah.com
Ferry from Ko Tao to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
lomprayah.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry from Ko Tao to Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Schedules at
lomprayah.com
Seatran Discovery
Website
seatrandiscovery.com
Ferry from Ko Tao to Bangrak Pier Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $20
Schedules at
seatrandiscovery.com
Book at
12go.asia

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