There are 5 ways to get from Phuket Airport (HKT) to Koh Tao by plane, bus and ferry, ferry, bus or shuttle

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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Fly to Koh Samui, bus and ferry  •  4 h 30 min

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

$118 - $233

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry  •  10 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Phuket Bus Terminal to Suratthani 780
  2. Take the ferry from Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City to Ko Tao

$40 - $53

3 alternative options

Fly to Chumphon, ferry  •  8 h 6 min

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

$156 - $323

Bus and ferry  •  11 h 35 min

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

$56 - $58

Private Transfer, Mini Van, bus and ferry  •  13 h 26 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Phuket Airport to Khao Sok National Park
  2. Take the Mini Van from Khao Sok to Surat Thani Airport
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Surat Thani Airport to Koh Tao

$132 - $134

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Phuket Airport (HKT) to Koh Tao is to bus and ferry which costs ฿1200 - ฿1800 and takes 10 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Phuket Airport (HKT) to Koh Tao is to fly and bus and ferry which costs ฿3800 - ฿8000 and takes 4 h 30 min.

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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 10 h 42 min and costs ฿1200 - ฿1800.

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It takes approximately 4 h 30 min 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 221+ hotels available in Koh Tao. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Phuket Airport (HKT) to Koh Tao.
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  • Distance: 173.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 30 min

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

There is no direct connection from Phuket Airport (HKT) to Koh Tao. However, you can fly to Koh Samui, take the walk to Koh Samui Airport, take the bus and ferry to Ko Tao, then take the taxi to Koh Tao. Alternatively, you can fly to Chumphon, take the walk to Chumphon Airport, take the Private Transfer to Chumphon Lomprayah Pier, take the walk to Chumphon, take the ferry to Ko Tao, then take the taxi to Koh Tao.

Airlines
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Phuket to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Phuket to Chumphon via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $250
Bus operators
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
$19
Schedules at
seatrandiscovery.com
Book at
12go.asia
Greenbus Thailand
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from Phuket Bus Terminal to Suratthani
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
Lomprayah
Website
lomprayah.com
Bus and ferry from Phuket Lomprayah Bus Station to Ko Tao
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$47
Schedules at
lomprayah.com
Bus and ferry from Surat Thani Airport to Koh Tao
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
lomprayah.com
Book at
12go.asia
Phuket Transfer Travel Andaman
Website
12go.asia
Shuttle from Phuket Airport to Khao Sok National Park
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$85
Schedules at
12go.asia
Phantip Travel
Website
phantiptravel.com
Bus from Khao Sok to Surat Thani Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
phantiptravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Lomprayah
Website
lomprayah.com
Ferry from Chumphon to Ko Tao
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
lomprayah.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry from Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City to Ko Tao
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Schedules at
lomprayah.com

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