There are 6 ways to get from Singapore to Koh Tao by plane, bus and ferry, bus, train or ferry

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, bus and ferry  •  7 h 45 min

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

$177 - $631

Cheapest option

Train, ferry  •  27 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Kempas Baru to Gemas
  2. Take the train from Gemas to Padang Besar
  3. Take the train from Padang Besar to Chumphon
  4. Take the ferry from Chumphon to Ko Tao

$56 - $109

4 alternative options

Bus, train, ferry  •  23 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Golden Mile Complex to Hat Yai
  2. Take the train from Hat Yai to Suratthani Train Station
  3. Take the ferry from Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City to Ko Tao

$79 - $117

Bus, train, bus and ferry  •  25 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Singapore to Hat Yai
  2. Take the train from Hat Yai to Suratthani Train Station
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Surat Thani Train station to Koh Tao

$78 - $110

Bus, Mini Van, bus and ferry  •  27 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Golden Mile Complex to Hat Yai
  2. Take the Mini Van from Songkhla to Suratthani
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Surat Thani Train station to Koh Tao

$79 - $82

Bus, Minivan, ferry  •  33 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Singapore Golden Mile Complex to Cameron Highlands
  2. Take the bus from Cameron Highlands Tanah Rata to Hat Yai
  3. Take the Minivan from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Surathani Talad Kaset Station
  4. Take the ferry from Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City to Ko Tao

$90 - $104

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Singapore to Koh Tao is to train and ferry which costs $75 - $150 and takes 27 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Singapore to Koh Tao is to fly and bus and ferry which costs $240 - $900 and takes 7 h 45 min.

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The distance between Singapore and Koh Tao is 1075 km.

The best way to get from Singapore to Koh Tao without a car is to bus and train and ferry which takes 23 h 40 min and costs $100 - $170.

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It takes approximately 7 h 45 min to get from Singapore to Koh Tao, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Singapore Airport to Koh Samui Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Koh Tao is 1 h behind Singapore. It is currently 7:43 PM in Singapore and 6:43 PM in Koh Tao.

Jetstar Asia Airways, Malaysia Airlines, Thai Airways International and two other airlines offer flights from Singapore 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 Singapore to Koh Tao.
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  • Distance: 672 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 45 min

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

There is no direct connection from Singapore to Koh Tao. However, you can take the subway to Tanah Merah, take the subway to Changi Airport, take the walk to Singapore airport, 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 take a vehicle from Singapore to Koh Tao via Hat Yai, Hat Yai, Suratthani Train Station, Surat Thani station, Surathani Talad Kaset Station, Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City, and Ko Tao in around 23 h 40 min.

Airlines
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Singapore to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Singapore to Koh Samui via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Singapore to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Singapore to Koh Samui via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Singapore to Koh Samui via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Hat Yai to Suratthani Train Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $40
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$10 - $14
2nd Class (Berth)
$19 - $26
1st Class (Berth)
$27 - $40
Train from Padang Besar to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
9 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $45
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$5 - $8
2nd Class (Seat)
$11 - $16
2nd Class (Berth)
$21 - $28
1st Class (Berth)
$30 - $45
KTM Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Kempas Baru to Gemas
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Economy
$2 - $3
Superior
$4 - $6
Superior Night
$5 - $8
Premier
$8 - $9
Premier Night
$11 - $15
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Gemas to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$15 - $17
Gold
$23 - $26
Platinum
$30 - $35
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
Sri Maju
Website
srimaju.com
Bus from Golden Mile Complex to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
srimaju.com
Book at
12go.asia
Grassland Express
Website
grasslandsg.com
Bus from Singapore to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
grasslandsg.com
Book at
easybook.com
Mini Van
Bus from Songkhla to Suratthani
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
The One Travel & Tours
Website
theone.travel
Bus from Singapore Golden Mile Complex to Cameron Highlands
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
theone.travel
Book at
easybook.com
StarMart Express
Phone
+60 5 847 5055
Website
starmartbus.com
Bus from Singapore Golden Mile Complex to Cameron Highlands Tanah Rata
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
starmartbus.com
Book at
12go.asia
Unititi express
Website
unititi.com.my
Bus from Cameron Highlands Tanah Rata to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
unititi.com.my
Minivan
Bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Surathani Talad Kaset Station
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
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

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