There are 8 ways to get from Railay Beach to Koh Tao by bus and ferry, ferry 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

Bus and ferry, ferry  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Krabi Lomprayah Bus Terminal to Koh Samui - Nathon Laemsory Ferry
  2. Take the ferry from Koh Samui to Ko Tao

$54 - $61

Cheapest option

Longtail Boat, bus and ferry  •  11 h 6 min

  1. Take the Longtail Boat from Railay Beach to Ao Nang Pier
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Krabi to Ko Tao

$41 - $44

6 alternative options

Longtail Boat, bus and ferry Seatran Discovery, ferry  •  9 h 11 min

  1. Take the Longtail Boat from Railay East to Krabi Town Pier
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Krabi Seatran to Bangrak Pier Koh Samui
  3. Take the ferry from Bangrak Pier Koh Samui to Ko Tao

$50 - $57

Longtail Boat, bus and ferry Phantip Travel, ferry  •  13 h 6 min

  1. Take the Longtail Boat from Railay East to Krabi Town Pier
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Krabi Bus Station to Thong Sala Koh Pha Ngan
  3. Take the ferry from Thong Sala Koh Pha Ngan to Ko Tao

Longtail Boat, bus and ferry via Krabi Town Pier  •  17 h 24 min

  1. Take the Longtail Boat from Railay East to Krabi Town Pier
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Krabi Seatran to Ko Tao

$42 - $45

Longtail Boat to Krabi, fly to Koh Samui, bus and ferry  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the Longtail Boat from Railay Beach to Ao Nang Pier
  2. Fly from Krabi (KBV) to Koh Samui (USM) KBV - USM
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Koh Samui Airport to Ko Tao

$122 - $316

Speedboat to Phuket, fly to Koh Samui, bus and ferry  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Take the Speedboat from Railay Beach to Rassada Pier Phuket
  2. Fly from Phuket (HKT) to Koh Samui (USM) HKT - USM
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Koh Samui Airport to Ko Tao

$143 - $268

Longtail Boat to Krabi, fly to Chumphon, ferry  •  13 h 29 min

  1. Take the Longtail Boat from Railay Beach to Ao Nang Pier
  2. Fly from Krabi (KBV) to Chumphon (CJM) KBV - CJM
  3. Take the ferry from Chumphon to Ko Tao

$154 - $253

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

There is no direct connection from Railay Beach to Koh Tao. However, you can take the taxi to Krabi Lomprayah Bus Terminal, take the bus and ferry to Koh Samui - Nathon, take the walk to Koh Samui, take the ferry to Ko Tao, then take the taxi to Koh Tao. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Railay Beach to Koh Tao via Krabi Town Pier, Krabi Seatran, Bangrak Pier Koh Samui, and Ko Tao in around 9 h 11 min.

Airlines
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Krabi to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Phuket to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Krabi to Chumphon via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $180
Flights from Krabi to Chumphon via Chiang Mai, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $340
Bus operators
Seatran Discovery
Website
seatrandiscovery.com
Bus and ferry from Krabi Seatran to Bangrak Pier Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
seatrandiscovery.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus and ferry from Krabi to Ko Tao
Ave. Duration
8 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
seatrandiscovery.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus and ferry from Krabi Seatran to Ko Tao
Ave. Duration
15 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
seatrandiscovery.com
Book at
12go.asia
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
Phantip Travel
Website
phantiptravel.com
Bus and ferry from Krabi Bus Station to Thong Sala Koh Pha Ngan
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
phantiptravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Seatran Discovery
Website
seatrandiscovery.com
Ferry from Koh Samui to Ko Tao
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $21
Schedules at
seatrandiscovery.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry from Bangrak Pier Koh Samui to Ko Tao
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Schedules at
seatrandiscovery.com
Book at
12go.asia
Longtail Boat
Ferry from Railay East to Krabi Town Pier
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$5
Longtail Boat
Ferry from Railay Beach to Ao Nang Pier
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Songserm
Website
songserm.com
Ferry from Thong Sala Koh Pha Ngan to Ko Tao
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
songserm.com
Book at
12go.asia

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Railay Beach and Koh Tao is 257 km.

The cheapest way to get from Railay Beach to Koh Tao is to Longtail Boat and bus and ferry which costs ฿1300 - ฿1450 and takes 11 h 6 min.

The quickest way to get from Railay Beach to Koh Tao is to bus and ferry and ferry which takes 7 h 16 min and costs ฿1700 - ฿2000.

It takes approximately 7 h 16 min to get from Railay Beach to Koh Tao, including transfers.