There are 3 ways to get from Phuket to Ko Tarutao by ferry, bus 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

Speedboat, ferry  •  7 h

  1. Take the Speedboat from Phuket to Koh Lipe
  2. Take the ferry from Koh Lipe to Ko Tarutao

$109 - $143

Cheapest option

Bus, Mini Van, ferry  •  10 h

  1. Take the bus from Phuket Bus Terminal 2 to Trang Sri Trang
  2. Take the Mini Van from Trang Train Station to Pak Bara Pier
  3. Take the ferry from Pak Bara to Ko Tarutao

$30 - $32

1 alternative option

Fly, Minivan, ferry  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Phuket (HKT) to Hat Yai (HDY) HKT - HDY
  2. Take the Minivan from Hat Yai Airport to Pak Bara Pier
  3. Take the ferry from Pak Bara to Ko Tarutao

$69 - $147

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Phuket to Ko Tarutao is to bus and Mini Van and ferry which costs ฿1000 - ฿1100 and takes 10 h.

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The quickest way to get from Phuket to Ko Tarutao is to Speedboat and ferry which costs ฿3600 - ฿4800 and takes 7 h.

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The distance between Phuket and Ko Tarutao is 196 km.

It takes approximately 7 h to get from Phuket to Ko Tarutao, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct ferry from Phuket to Ko Tarutao. However, there are services departing from Phuket and arriving at Ko Tarutao via Koh Lipe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h.

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What companies run services between Phuket, Thailand and Ko Tarutao, Thailand?

There is no direct connection from Phuket to Ko Tarutao. However, you can take the Speedboat to Koh Lipe then take the ferry to Ko Tarutao. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Phuket to Ko Tarutao via Trang Sri Trang, Trang Train Station, Pak Bara Pier, and Pak Bara in around 10 h.

Airlines
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Phuket to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Bus operators
Sri Trang Tour
Jolly Travel
Website
jollytravel.in.th
Bus from Trang Train Station to Pak Bara Pier
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
jollytravel.in.th
Book at
12go.asia
Lipe Ferry and Speed Boat
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Hat Yai Airport to Pak Bara Pier
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Andaman Ferry Service
Website
andamanferryservice.com
Ferry from Phuket to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Schedules at
andamanferryservice.com
Ploy Siam Speed Boat
Website
adangseatour.com
Ferry from Koh Lipe to Ko Tarutao
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
adangseatour.com
Ferry from Pak Bara to Ko Tarutao
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
adangseatour.com
Book at
12go.asia
Jolly Travel
Website
jollytravel.in.th
Ferry from Pak Bara Pier to Ko Tarutao
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
lipethailand.com
Book at
lipethailand.com

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