There are 8 ways to get from Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to Koh Tao by plane, bus and ferry, ferry, train, bus, car, night 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  •  10 h 10 min

  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

$373 - $1,491

Cheapest option

Fly to Krabi, bus and ferry, ferry  •  15 h 25 min

  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

$187 - $349

6 alternative options

Fly to Surat Thani, ferry  •  13 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Surat Thani (URT) PVG - URT
  2. Take the ferry from Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City to Ko Tao

$229 - $316

Fly to Chumphon, ferry  •  12 h 46 min

  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  •  15 h 51 min

  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 Phuket, bus, ferry  •  16 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Phuket (HKT) PVG - HKT
  2. Take the bus from Phuket Bus Terminal to Suratthani
  3. Take the ferry from Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City to Ko Tao

$187 - $535

Fly to Ranong, drive, ferry  •  14 h 2 min

  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

Night bus, train, bus, night train, bus and ferry  •  2 days 9 h

  1. Take the night bus from Shanghai Pudong Airport to Shanghai Hongqiao
  2. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao 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

$287 - $367

Questions & Answers

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

It takes approximately 10 h 10 min 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 7 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Koh Tao is 1 h behind Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG). It is currently 6:46 AM in Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) and 5:46 AM in Koh Tao.

Thai Airways International, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern Airlines and 10 other airlines offer flights from Shanghai Pudong Airport to Koh Samui Airport.

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There are 225+ hotels available in Koh Tao. Prices start at $17 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: 10 h 10 min

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 Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City, 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
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,600
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Koh Samui via Phuket
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,700
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Surat Thani via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Krabi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $900
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,400
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Krabi
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $650
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Krabi via Xi An
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Krabi via Hefei
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Krabi via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Phuket
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,300
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Phuket via Kunming
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Phuket via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Shanghai Airlines
Website
ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Krabi
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $650
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Phuket
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
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
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Surat Thani via Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Chumphon via Chongqing, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $650
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Chumphon via Kunming, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,300
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Chumphon via Shenzhen, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $600
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Chumphon via Guangzhou Baiyun, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
12 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $600
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Ranong via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Chumphon via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
10 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Chumphon via Chiang Mai, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,300
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Chumphon via Nanning, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Ranong via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $260
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Ranong via Chiang Mai, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
12 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Koh Samui via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,700
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Koh Samui via Phuket
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,700
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Surat Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $280
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Surat Thani via Phuket, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
15 h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $300
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Krabi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
8 h 47 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $230
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Phuket
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $240
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $240
Spring Airlines
Website
springairlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Phuket
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $750
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Koh Samui via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Koh Samui via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Phuket via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $2,600
China Airlines
Website
china-airlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Koh Samui via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,800
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Koh Samui via Kaohsiung, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,800
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Koh Samui via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,600
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Koh Samui via Phuket
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,700
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Phuket via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Hong Kong
Website
hongkongairlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Koh Samui via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,700
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Suvarnabhumi via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,700
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Surat Thani via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Juneyao Airlines
Website
juneyaoair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Phuket
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,500
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Suvarnabhumi via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Koh Samui via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Lucky Air Co. Ltd.
Website
luckyair.net
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Koh Samui via Kunming
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,300
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Suvarnabhumi via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Cathay Dragon
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Phuket via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $2,600
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Phuket via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Bang Sue to Hua Hin
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
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
10 h 45 min
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 - $30
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
China Railways G-Class
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Kunming South
Ave. Duration
11 h 52 min
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
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
Bus and ferry from Krabi Seatran to Bangrak Pier Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21
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 - $9
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
Shanghai Airport Authority
Night bus from Shanghai Pudong Airport to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
shanghaiairport.com
Baidu
Website
zhidao.baidu.com
Bus from Kunming South to Laos Vientiane
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$81
Schedules at
zhidao.baidu.com
Paradive Travel
Website
paradivetravel.lnwshop.com
Bus and ferry from Hua Lamphong station to Ko Tao
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$44
Schedules at
paradivetravel.lnwshop.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Lomprayah
Website
lomprayah.com
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
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
Seatran Discovery
Website
seatrandiscovery.com
Ferry from Bangrak Pier Koh Samui to Ko Tao
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $20
Schedules at
seatrandiscovery.com
Book at
12go.asia

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