There are 6 ways to get from Mandalay to Koh Tao by plane, ferry, bus and ferry, bus or train

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

Fly to Koh Samui, ferry  •  8h 32m

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

฿6127 - ฿16314

Cheapest option

Bus, train, bus and ferry  •  37h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Mandalay to Myawaddy
  2. Take the bus from Mae Sot to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  3. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Chumphon
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Chumphon to Ko Tao

฿2318 - ฿4352

4 alternative options

Fly to Surat Thani, bus and ferry  •  10h 23m

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

฿6587 - ฿8974

Fly to Chumphon, ferry  •  16h 19m

  1. Fly from Mandalay (MDL) to Chumphon (CJM) MDL - CJM
  2. Take the ferry from Chumphon to Ko Tao

฿6012 - ฿13049

Bus, bus and ferry  •  35h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Mandalay to Myawaddy
  2. Take the bus from Mae Sot to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Bangkok Khao San Road to Ko Tao

฿2438 - ฿3607

Bus, bus and ferry via Khlong Luang  •  41h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Mandalay to Myawaddy
  2. Take the bus from Mae Sot to Rangsit 638
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Hua Lamphong station to Ko Tao

฿2648 - ฿3502

Questions & Answers

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The cheapest way to get from Mandalay to Koh Tao is to bus and bus and ferry which costs $70 - $110 and takes 35h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Mandalay to Koh Tao is to fly and ferry which costs $180 - $500 and takes 8h 32m.

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The distance between Mandalay and Koh Tao is 1380 km.

It takes approximately 8h 32m to get from Mandalay to Koh Tao, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Mandalay Airport to Koh Samui Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 25m and has one stopover.

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Koh Tao is 30 min ahead of Mandalay. It is currently 12:16 PM in Mandalay and 12:46 PM in Koh Tao.

Thai Smile and Bangkok Airways offer flights from Mandalay Airport to Koh Samui Airport.

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There are 267+ hotels available in Koh Tao. Prices start at ฿3750 per night.

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The best way to get from Mandalay to Mandalay Airport is to taxi which takes 28 min and costs $30 - $40.

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Map of how to get from Mandalay to Koh Tao.
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  • Distance: 1380 km
  • Duration: 8h 32m

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

There is no direct connection from Mandalay to Koh Tao. However, you can take the taxi to Mandalay airport, fly to Koh Samui, take the walk to Koh Samui Airport, take the bus to Bangrak, take the walk to Bangrak Pier Koh Samui, take the ferry to Ko Tao, then take the taxi to Koh Tao. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Mandalay airport, fly to Surat Thani, take the walk to Surat Thani Airport, take the bus and ferry to Koh Tao, then take the taxi to Koh Tao.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Mandalay to Surat Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2000 - ฿7500
Flights from Mandalay to Chumphon via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
19h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2400 - ฿9000
Flights from Mandalay to Chumphon via Kunming, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3200 - ฿13000
Flights from Mandalay to Chumphon via Chiang Mai, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿2400 - ฿9000
Flights from Mandalay to Chumphon via Yangon, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
฿2500 - ฿9500
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Mandalay to Surat Thani via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3500 - ฿11000
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Mandalay to Koh Samui via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿6500 - ฿19000
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Hua Lamphong to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿150 - ฿1400
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
฿150 - ฿250
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿650 - ฿900
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿360 - ฿500
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿1000 - ฿1400
Bus operators
Lomprayah
Phone
+66 (0) 2629 0011
Email
info@lomprayah.com
Website
lomprayah.com
Bus and ferry from Surat Thani Airport to Koh Tao
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿850 - ฿1000
Schedules at
lomprayah.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus and ferry from Bangkok Khao San Road to Ko Tao
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿1200 - ฿1500
Schedules at
lomprayah.com
Book at
12go.asia
Mandalar Min Express
Phone
09-5020181
Email
mandalarminn.express@gmail.com
Website
mandalarminn.com.mm
Bus from Mandalay to Myawaddy
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿700 - ฿950
Schedules at
mandalarminn.com.mm
Book at
12go.asia
Economy
฿719
VIP
฿915
Shwe Mandalar Express
Sasanan Transportation
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Mae Sot to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿505
Schedules at
12go.asia
Thai Sriram Tour
Phone
+66 (0) 86351 9290
Email
thaisriram@hotmail.com
Website
thaisriram.com
Bus and ferry from Bangkok Khao San Road to Ko Tao
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿1100
Schedules at
thaisriram.com
Book at
easybook.com
Fame Tour
Phone
0 7757 1077
Website
chumphon-kohtao.com
Bus and ferry from Chumphon to Ko Tao
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿800
Schedules at
chumphon-kohtao.com
Book at
12go.asia
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Mae Sot to Rangsit
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿360 - ฿700
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Paradive Travel
Phone
081-453-5199
Email
natt2543@hotmail.com
Website
paradivetravel.lnwshop.com
Bus and ferry from Hua Lamphong station to Ko Tao
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿1300
Schedules at
paradivetravel.lnwshop.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators

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