There are 7 ways to get from Surat Thani to Ko Chang by train, bus, car ferry, bus and ferry, car, plane or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, Minivan, car ferry  •  17 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Suratthani Train Station to Bang Sue
  2. Take the Minivan from Bangkok Bus Terminal Eakamai to Ao Thammachat Pier
  3. Take the car ferry from Ao Thammachat Pier to Ko Chang

$35 - $76

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  19 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Surat Thani Bus Terminal to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Bangkok Khao San Road to Ko Chang Center Point Pier

$43 - $53

Train, bus and ferry  •  19 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Suratthani Train Station to Hua Lamphong 40 Suratthani - Hua Lamphong - Class II AC / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Bangkok Khao San Road to Ko Chang Center Point Pier

$39 - $79

Drive, car ferry  •  14 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Surat Thani to Ao Thammachat Pier
  2. Take the car ferry from Ao Thammachat Pier to Ko Chang

$90 - $128

Fly from Surat Thani, car ferry  •  11 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Surat Thani (URT) to Trat (TDX) URT - TDX
  2. Take the car ferry from Ao Thammachat Pier to Ko Chang

$84 - $292

Minivan to Krabi, fly, car ferry  •  10 h 23 min

  1. Take the Minivan from Surat Thani to Krabi
  2. Fly from Krabi (KBV) to Trat (TDX) KBV - TDX
  3. Take the car ferry from Ao Thammachat Pier to Ko Chang

$160 - $515

Bus, Minivan, Private Transfer, car ferry  •  17 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Suratthani to Prachuap Khirikhan 780
  2. Take the Minivan from Prachuap Khiri Khan to Hua Hin
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Hua Hin to Ao Thammachat
  4. Take the car ferry from Ao Thammachat Pier to Ko Chang

$225 - $229

Questions & Answers

The distance between Surat Thani and Ko Chang is 461 km.

The best way to get from Surat Thani to Ko Chang without a car is to train and Minivan and car ferry which takes 17 h 50 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 17 h 50 min to get from Surat Thani to Ko Chang, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Surat Thani Airport to Trat Airport. The quickest flight takes 7 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Thai Smile and Bangkok Airways offer flights from Surat Thani Airport to Trat Airport.

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There are 266+ hotels available in Ko Chang. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Surat Thani to Surat Thani Airport is to bus which takes 40 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Surat Thani to Ko Chang.
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  • Distance: 288.2 miles
  • Duration: 17 h 50 min

What companies run services between Surat Thani, Thailand and Ko Chang, Trat, Thailand?

There is no direct connection from Surat Thani to Ko Chang. However, you can take the bus to Surat Thani station, take the walk to Suratthani Train Station, take the train to Bang Sue, take the walk to Bang Sue MRT Station, take the MRT to Chatuchak Park, take the walk to Mo Chit, take the BTS to Ekkamai, take the walk to Bangkok Bus Terminal Eakamai, take the Minivan to Ao Thammachat Pier, take the car ferry to Ko Chang, then take the taxi to Ko Chang. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Surat Thani to Ko Chang via Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal, Mochit 2 Bus Depot, Khok Wua Intersection Opposite Lottery, Bangkok Khao San Road, and Ko Chang Center Point Pier in around 19 h 5 min.

Airlines
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Surat Thani to Trat via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $280
Flights from Krabi to Trat via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $330
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Krabi to Trat via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Suratthani Train Station to Bang Sue
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$5 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$22 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Train from Suratthani Train Station to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
Bus operators
Triple T
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Bus Terminal Eakamai to Ao Thammachat Pier
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
12go.asia
Thai Sriram Tour
Website
thaisriram.com
Bus and ferry from Bangkok Khao San Road to Ko Chang Center Point Pier
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
thaisriram.com
Book at
easybook.com
Phantip Travel
Greenbus Thailand
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from Suratthani to Prachuap Khirikhan
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
Malee Van
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Prachuap Khiri Khan to Hua Hin
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
12go.asia
Koh Chang Minibus
Website
kohchangminibus.com
Shuttle from Hua Hin to Ao Thammachat
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$200
Schedules at
kohchangminibus.com
Ferry operators
car ferry
Car ferry from Ao Thammachat Pier to Ko Chang
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
kohchangferries.com

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