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There are 9 ways to get from Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to Koh Tao by plane, bus and ferry, ferry, train, car, bus or night train

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, bus and ferry  •  10h 35m

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

$376 - $1,494

Cheapest option

Fly to Phuket, bus, bus and ferry, ferry  •  16h 57m

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Phuket (HKT) PVG - HKT
  2. Take the bus from Phuket Bus Terminal to Suratthani
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Surat Thani to Koh Samui - Nathon
  4. Take the ferry from Koh Samui to Ko Tao

$183 - $536

7 alternative options

Fly to Surat Thani, bus and ferry, ferry  •  14h 19m

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Surat Thani (URT) PVG - URT
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Surat Thani to Koh Samui - Nathon
  3. Take the ferry from Koh Samui to Ko Tao

$225 - $317

Fly to Chumphon, ferry  •  11h 51m

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Chumphon (CJM) PVG - CJM
  2. Take the ferry from Chumphon to Ko Tao

$283 - $376

Fly to Suvarnabhumi, train, bus and ferry  •  16h 31m

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) PVG - BKK
  2. Take the train from Bang Sue to Hua Hin
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Lomprayah Ticket Office Hua Hin to Ko Tao

Fly to Krabi, bus and ferry, ferry  •  15h 55m

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Krabi (KBV) PVG - KBV
  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

$186 - $348

Fly to Ranong, drive, ferry  •  13h 57m

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Ranong (UNN) PVG - UNN
  2. Drive from Ranong Pier to Chumphon
  3. Take the ferry from Chumphon to Ko Tao

$236 - $320

Train, bus, bus and ferry, drive, ferry  •  2 days 17h

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Kunming South
  2. Take the bus from Kunming South to Laos Vientiane
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Vientiane to Si Phan Don
  4. Drive from Si Phan Don to Chumphon
  5. Take the ferry from Chumphon to Ko Tao

$395 - $496

Train, bus, night train, bus and ferry  •  2 days 18h

  1. Take the train from Shanghai South to Yichun K79
  2. Take the train from Yichun to Kunming South
  3. Take the bus from Kunming South to Laos Vientiane
  4. Take the night train from Nong Khai to Hua Lamphong
  5. Take the bus and ferry from Hua Lamphong station to Ko Tao

$245 - $304

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to Koh Tao is to fly and bus and ferry and ferry which costs ¥1200 - ¥2500 and takes 15h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to Koh Tao is to fly and bus and ferry which costs ¥2600 - ¥11000 and takes 10h 35m.

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The distance between Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) and Koh Tao is 3258 km.

It takes approximately 10h 35m to get from Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to Koh Tao, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Shanghai Pudong Airport to Koh Samui Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 40m and has one stopover.

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Koh Tao is 1h behind Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG). It is currently 3:10 PM in Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) and 2:10 PM in Koh Tao.

Cathay Pacific, Singapore Airlines, SilkAir and seven other airlines offer flights from Shanghai Pudong Airport to Koh Samui Airport.

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There are 229+ hotels available in Koh Tao. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to Koh Tao.
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  • Distance: 2036.2 miles
  • Duration: 10h 35m

What companies run services between Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG), China and Koh Tao, Surat Thani, Thailand?

There is no direct connection from Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) 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 Surat Thani, take the walk to Surat Thani Airport, take the bus to Surathani Talad Kaset, take the walk to Surat Thani, 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.

Airlines
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Koh Samui via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
8h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,600
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Koh Samui via Phuket
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,700
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Surat Thani via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Krabi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $900
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
7h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,400
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Krabi
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $650
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Krabi via Xi An
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Krabi via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Krabi via Hefei
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Phuket
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,300
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Surat Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Surat Thani via Chiang Mai, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Chumphon via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Chumphon via Guangzhou Baiyun, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $600
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Ranong via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Ranong via Guangzhou Baiyun, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Ranong via Macau, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Ranong via Shenzhen, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Spring Airlines
Website
springairlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Phuket
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $750
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Koh Samui via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
7h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,700
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Koh Samui via Phuket
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,700
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Koh Samui via Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Koh Samui via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,800
Shanghai Airlines
Website
ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Krabi
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $650
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Phuket
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,300
Juneyao Airlines
Website
juneyaoair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Phuket
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,500
China Airlines
Website
china-airlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Koh Samui via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
7h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,700
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Koh Samui via Kaohsiung, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,800
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Chumphon via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $300
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Chumphon via Nanning, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Chumphon via Chiang Mai, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Chumphon via Zhengzhou, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $420
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Ranong via Chiang Mai, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Ranong via Nanning, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Surat Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $280
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Surat Thani via Phuket, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $300
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Krabi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $230
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Phuket
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $240
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $240
Hong Kong
Website
hongkongairlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Koh Samui via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,700
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Koh Samui via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Suvarnabhumi via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,700
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Koh Samui via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Koh Samui via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,700
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Surat Thani via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Koh Samui via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Krabi via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $800
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Phuket via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Bang Sue to Hua Hin
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $13
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$26 - $35
Night train from Nong Khai to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$22 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
China Railways G-Class
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Kunming South
Ave. Duration
11h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$150 - $180
1st Class Seat
$250 - $290
Business Class Seat
$470 - $550
Train from Yichun to Kunming South
Ave. Duration
6h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$85 - $100
1st Class Seat
$140 - $170
Business Class Seat
$270 - $320
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shanghai South to Yichun
Ave. Duration
14h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $22
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$18 - $22
Hard Sleeper
$30 - $45
Soft Sleeper
$50 - $65
Bus operators
Seatran Discovery
Phone
(+66) 02 240 2582
Email
info@seatrandiscovery.com
Website
seatrandiscovery.com
Bus and ferry from Koh Samui Airport to Ko Tao
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
seatrandiscovery.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus and ferry from Krabi Seatran to Bangrak Pier Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
seatrandiscovery.com
Book at
12go.asia
Yellow Bus
Phone
038-967965-7
Email
yellowbus2008@gmail.com
Website
iloveyellowbus.com
Bus and ferry from Surat Thani to Koh Samui - Nathon
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
iloveyellowbus.com
Greenbus Thailand
Baidu
Website
zhidao.baidu.com
Bus from Kunming South to Laos Vientiane
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$81
Schedules at
zhidao.baidu.com
Soutchai Travel
Phone
+856 21 254512-5
Email
kenlotchana.travel@gmail.com
Website
soutchaitravel.com
Bus and ferry from Vientiane to Si Phan Don
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
soutchaitravel.com
Paradive Travel
Phone
081-453-5199
Email
natt2543@hotmail.com
Website
paradivetravel.lnwshop.com
Bus and ferry from Hua Lamphong station to Ko Tao
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
paradivetravel.lnwshop.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Seatran Discovery
Phone
(+66) 02 240 2582
Email
info@seatrandiscovery.com
Website
seatrandiscovery.com
Ferry from Koh Samui to Ko Tao
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
seatrandiscovery.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry from Bangrak Pier Koh Samui to Ko Tao
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $20
Schedules at
seatrandiscovery.com
Book at
12go.asia
Songserm
Phone
+662 629 3415
Email
info@songserm.com
Website
songserm.com
Ferry from Koh Samui Nathon Pier to Ko Tao
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
songserm.com
Book at
12go.asia

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