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There are 4 ways to get from Phuket Airport (HKT) to Koh Tao by plane, ferry or bus and ferry

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  •  4h 34m

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

฿3518 - ฿9458

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry  •  11h 22m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Phuket Lomprayah Bus Station to Ko Tao

฿1398 - ฿1872

2 alternative options

Fly to Surat Thani, bus and ferry  •  9h 40m

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

฿3964 - ฿5889

Fly to Chumphon, ferry  •  8h 11m

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

฿4120 - ฿7429

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Phuket Airport (HKT) to Koh Tao is to bus and ferry which costs ฿1400 - ฿1900 and takes 11h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Phuket Airport (HKT) to Koh Tao is to fly and ferry which costs ฿3500 - ฿9500 and takes 4h 34m.

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The distance between Phuket Airport (HKT) and Koh Tao is 278 km.

The best way to get from Phuket Airport (HKT) to Koh Tao without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 11h 22m and costs ฿1400 - ฿1900.

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It takes approximately 4h 34m to get from Phuket Airport (HKT) to Koh Tao, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Phuket Airport to Koh Samui Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Bangkok Airways offers flights from Phuket Airport to Koh Samui Airport.

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There are 251+ hotels available in Koh Tao. Prices start at ฿3750 per night.

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Map of how to get from Phuket Airport (HKT) to Koh Tao.
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  • Distance: 277.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 34m

What companies run services between Phuket Airport (HKT), Thailand and Koh Tao, Thailand?

Lomprayah operates a vehicle from Phuket Lomprayah Bus Station to Ko Tao once daily. Tickets cost ฿1100 - ฿1500 and the journey takes 9h.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Phuket to Surat Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2000 - ฿6500
Flights from Phuket to Surat Thani via Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3000 - ฿10000
Flights from Phuket to Surat Thani via Phnom Penh, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
฿2600 - ฿9000
Flights from Phuket to Surat Thani via Khon Kaen, Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿3300 - ฿12000
Flights from Phuket to Surat Thani via Khon Kaen, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿2700 - ฿9000
Flights from Phuket to Surat Thani via Chiang Mai, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3100 - ฿11000
Flights from Phuket to Surat Thani via Don Muang, Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3100 - ฿11000
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Phuket to Surat Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3000 - ฿7000
Flights from Phuket to Chumphon via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1500 - ฿4300
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Phuket to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2600 - ฿17000
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Phuket to Surat Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2800 - ฿4600
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Phuket to Surat Thani via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1800 - ฿6000
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
฿900 - ฿1050
Schedules at
lomprayah.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus and ferry from Phuket Lomprayah Bus Station to Ko Tao
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿1100 - ฿1500
Schedules at
lomprayah.com
Book at
12go.asia
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