There are 7 ways to get from Koh Tao to Pulau Perhentian by ferry, train, bus, bus and ferry, plane or taxi

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  •  20 h 18 min

  1. Take the ferry from Ko Tao to Chumphon
  2. Take the train from Chumphon to Sungai Kolok
  3. Take the ferry from Kuala Besut to Pulau Perhentian

$52 - $98

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Ferry, train via Surat Thani station  •  20 h 9 min

  1. Take the ferry from Ko Tao to Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City
  2. Take the train from Suratthani Train Station to Sungai Kolok
  3. Take the ferry from Kuala Besut to Pulau Perhentian

$64 - $111

Ferry, Minivan, Mini Van, bus  •  25 h 47 min

  1. Take the ferry from Ko Tao to Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City
  2. Take the Minivan from Surathani Talad Kaset Station to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
  3. Take the Mini Van from Hat Yai to Penang
  4. Take the bus from Penang Komtar to Kuala Besut
  5. Take the ferry from Kuala Besut to Pulau Perhentian

$73 - $94

Bus and ferry, Mini Van, bus, ferry  •  26 h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Ko Tao to Hat Yai Bus Station
  2. Take the Mini Van from Hat Yai to Penang
  3. Take the bus from Penang Komtar to Kuala Besut
  4. Take the ferry from Kuala Besut to Pulau Perhentian

$75 - $90

Bus and ferry, train, KTM Komuter, bus, ferry  •  27 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Koh Tao to Surat Thani Train station
  2. Take the train from Suratthani Train Station to Padang Besar
  3. Take the KTM Komuter from Padang Besar to Butterworth
  4. Take the bus from Butterworth to Kuala Besut
  5. Take the ferry from Kuala Besut to Pulau Perhentian

$70 - $102

Ferry, fly to Kota Bharu, taxi  •  13 h 22 min

  1. Take the ferry from Ko Tao to Bangrak Pier Koh Samui
  2. Fly from Koh Samui (USM) to Kota Bharu (KBR) USM - KBR
  3. Take a taxi from Kota Bharu to Kuala Besut
  4. Take the ferry from Kuala Besut to Pulau Perhentian

$143 - $522

Ferry, fly to Kuala Trengganu, bus  •  15 h 56 min

  1. Take the ferry from Ko Tao to Bangrak Pier Koh Samui
  2. Fly from Koh Samui (USM) to Kuala Trengganu (TGG) USM - TGG
  3. Take the bus from Terminal Bas Kuala Terengganu to Kuala Besut Jetty
  4. Take the ferry from Kuala Besut to Pulau Perhentian

$140 - $596

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Koh Tao to Pulau Perhentian is to ferry and train which costs ฿1700 - ฿3200 and takes 20 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Koh Tao to Pulau Perhentian is to ferry and fly and taxi which costs ฿4600 - ฿17000 and takes 13 h 22 min.

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The distance between Koh Tao and Pulau Perhentian is 566 km.

The best way to get from Koh Tao to Pulau Perhentian without a car is to ferry and Minivan and Mini Van and bus which takes 25 h 47 min and costs ฿2300 - ฿3100.

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It takes approximately 20 h 18 min to get from Koh Tao to Pulau Perhentian, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Koh Samui Airport to Kota Bharu Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 5 min and has two stopovers.

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Pulau Perhentian is 1 h ahead of Koh Tao. It is currently 8:10 AM in Koh Tao and 9:10 AM in Pulau Perhentian.

Jetstar Asia Airways, Thai Airways International, AirAsia and four other airlines offer flights from Koh Samui Airport to Kota Bharu Airport.

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There are 52+ hotels available in Pulau Perhentian. Prices start at $27 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Koh Tao to Pulau Perhentian.
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  • Distance: 353.8 miles
  • Duration: 20 h 18 min

What companies run services between Koh Tao, Surat Thani, Thailand and Pulau Perhentian, Malaysia?

There is no direct connection from Koh Tao to Pulau Perhentian. However, you can take the drive to Ko Tao, take the ferry to Chumphon, take the drive to Chumphon, take the train to Sungai Kolok, take the drive to Terminal Kota Bharu, take the bus to Pasir Puteh, take the taxi to Kuala Besut, take the ferry to Pulau Perhentian, then take the walk to Pulau Perhentian. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Koh Tao to Pulau Perhentian via Ko Tao, Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City, Surathani Talad Kaset Station, Surat Thani station, Suratthani Train Station, Sungai Kolok, Terminal Kota Bharu, Pasir Puteh, Kuala Besut, and Pulau Perhentian in around 20 h 9 min.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Koh Samui to Kota Bharu via Phuket, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Koh Samui to Kota Bharu via Phuket, Penang
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Koh Samui to Kota Bharu via Singapore, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Koh Samui to Kota Bharu via Singapore, Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Koh Samui to Kota Bharu via Suvarnabhumi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Koh Samui to Kota Bharu via Singapore, Penang
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Koh Samui to Kota Bharu via Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Koh Samui to Kuala Trengganu via Phuket, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Koh Samui to Kuala Trengganu via Suvarnabhumi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Koh Samui to Kuala Trengganu via Singapore, Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Koh Samui to Kuala Trengganu via Singapore, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Koh Samui to Kota Bharu via Singapore, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Koh Samui to Kota Bharu via Singapore, Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Koh Samui to Kota Bharu via Suvarnabhumi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Koh Samui to Kota Bharu via Singapore, Penang
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Koh Samui to Kuala Trengganu via Singapore, Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Koh Samui to Kuala Trengganu via Singapore, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Koh Samui to Kuala Trengganu via Suvarnabhumi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Koh Samui to Kota Bharu via Krabi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from Koh Samui to Kota Bharu via Singapore, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Koh Samui to Kota Bharu via Suvarnabhumi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Koh Samui to Kuala Trengganu via Krabi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Chumphon to Sungai Kolok
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$22 - $30
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Train from Suratthani Train Station to Sungai Kolok
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $45
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$5 - $8
2nd Class (Seat)
$11 - $16
2nd Class (Berth)
$21 - $28
1st Class (Berth)
$30 - $45
Train from Suratthani Train Station to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $40
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$10 - $14
2nd Class (Berth)
$19 - $26
1st Class (Berth)
$28 - $40
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from Padang Besar to Butterworth
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Bus operators
Minivan
Bus from Surathani Talad Kaset Station to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
New Asian Travel
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Hat Yai to Penang
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Jolly Travel
Website
jollytravel.in.th
Bus from Hat Yai to Penang
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
jollytravel.in.th
Book at
12go.asia
Shanhua Travel & Tours
Website
easybook.com
Bus from Penang Komtar to Kuala Besut
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
easybook.com
Seatran Discovery
Website
seatrandiscovery.com
Bus and ferry from Ko Tao to Hat Yai Bus Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
seatrandiscovery.com
Book at
12go.asia
E-Mutiara Express
Website
e-mutiara.com.my
Bus from Butterworth to Kuala Besut
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
easybook.com
Bas Persiaran
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Terminal Bas Kuala Terengganu to Kuala Besut Jetty
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
easybook.com
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
Ain Holidays
Email
enquiry@ain-holidays.com
Website
ain-holidays.com
Ferry from Kuala Besut to Pulau Perhentian
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
ain-holidays.com
Book at
easybook.com
Barracuda Holiday Sdn Bhd
Ferry from Kuala Besut to Pulau Perhentian
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
easybook.com
Book at
easybook.com
Perhentian Trans Holiday Sdn Bhd
Phone
+60195584736
Website
perhentiantrans.com
Ferry from Kuala Besut to Pulau Perhentian
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
easybook.com
Book at
easybook.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
Other operators
Taxi from Kota Bharu to Kuala Besut
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Gabungan Persatuan Pemandu Kereta Sewa Kelantan Barat
Phone
+60 9-744 2650

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