There are 7 ways to get from Pattaya to Koh Tao by ferry, bus and ferry, bus, train 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 and ferry  •  9 h 31 min

  1. Take the ferry from Bali Hai Pier Pattaya to Khao Takiab Pier Hua Hin
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lomprayah Ticket Office Hua Hin to Ko Tao Catamaran

Cheapest option

Train, ferry  •  15 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Pattaya to Hua Lamphong
  2. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Chumphon
  3. Take the ferry from Chumphon to Ko Tao

$40 - $93

5 alternative options

Mini Van, bus and ferry  •  12 h 20 min

  1. Take the Mini Van from Pattaya to Khaosan Road
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lomprayah Bus Station Khao San to Ko Tao Catamaran

$52 - $54

Bus, bus and ferry  •  13 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Pattaya Bus Terminal to Hua Hin
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lomprayah Ticket Office Hua Hin to Ko Tao Catamaran

Bus and ferry, ferry  •  17 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Pattaya to Koh Samui - Nathon 393 Rayong
  2. Take the ferry from Koh Samui to Ko Tao

$43 - $67

Fly from Utapao, bus and ferry  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Utapao (UTP) to Koh Samui (USM) UTP - USM
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Koh Samui Airport to Ko Tao

$147 - $391

Bus to Suvarnabhumi, fly, bus and ferry  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Pattaya to Suvarnabhumi Airport
  2. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Koh Samui (USM) BKK - USM
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Koh Samui Airport to Ko Tao

$128 - $450

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pattaya to Koh Tao is to Mini Van and bus and ferry which costs ฿1700 - ฿1850 and takes 12 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pattaya to Koh Tao is to fly and bus and ferry which costs ฿4800 - ฿13000 and takes 5 h 28 min.

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The distance between Pattaya and Koh Tao is 335 km.

It takes approximately 9 h 31 min to get from Pattaya to Koh Tao, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Pattaya to Koh Tao. However, you can take the ferry to Khao Takiab Pier Hua Hin, take the taxi to Lomprayah Ticket Office Hua Hin, take the bus and ferry to Ko Tao, then take the taxi to Koh Tao. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Pattaya to Koh Tao via Khaosan Road, Lomprayah Bus Station Khao San, and Ko Tao in around 12 h 20 min.

Airlines
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Koh Samui via Phuket
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Utapao to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Koh Samui via Phuket
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Pattaya to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$2 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$8 - $12
2nd Class (Berth)
$17 - $23
1st Class (Berth)
$24 - $35
Train from Hua Lamphong to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $40
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$4 - $8
2nd Class (Seat)
$11 - $16
2nd Class (Berth)
$20 - $27
1st Class (Berth)
$30 - $40
Bus operators
Lomprayah
Website
lomprayah.com
Bus and ferry from Lomprayah Ticket Office Hua Hin to Ko Tao
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
lomprayah.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus and ferry from Lomprayah Bus Station Khao San to Ko Tao
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
lomprayah.com
Book at
12go.asia
Mama Travel and Tour
Website
mamatravelandtour.simdif.com
Bus from Pattaya to Khaosan Road
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
mamatravelandtour.simdif.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bell Travel Service
Website
belltravelservice.com
Bus from Pattaya Bus Terminal to Hua Hin
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
belltravelservice.com
Book at
12go.asia
Yellow Bus
Website
iloveyellowbus.com
Bus and ferry from Pattaya to Koh Samui - Nathon
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Schedules at
iloveyellowbus.com
Seatran Discovery
Website
seatrandiscovery.com
Bus and ferry from Koh Samui Airport to Ko Tao
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
seatrandiscovery.com
Book at
12go.asia
Airport Pattaya Bus
Website
airportpattayabus.com
Bus from Pattaya to Suvarnabhumi Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
airportpattayabus.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Royal Passenger Liner
Website
royalferrygroup.com
Ferry from Bali Hai Pier Pattaya to Khao Takiab Pier Hua Hin
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
royalferrygroup.com
Book at
12go.asia
Seatran Discovery
Website
seatrandiscovery.com
Ferry from Koh Samui to Ko Tao
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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