There are 3 ways to get from Surat Thani to Koh Tao by ferry or bus and ferry
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Take the ferry from Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City to Ko Tao
Take the Sleeper Boat from Surathani Pier to Koh Tao Mae Had Pier
1 alternative option
Take the bus and ferry from Surat Thani Airport to Koh Tao
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply
- Face masks are mandatory
- There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
- Observe COVID-19 safety rules
- Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
The national COVID-19 helpline number in Koh Tao is 1422.
Wearing a face mask on public transport in Koh Tao is mandatory.
Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1422.
Last updated: 15 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Surat Thani to Koh Tao is to Sleeper Boat which costs ฿750 - ฿850 and takes 6h 5m.
The quickest way to get from Surat Thani to Koh Tao is to ferry which costs ฿850 - ฿1300 and takes 3h 43m.
The distance between Surat Thani and Koh Tao is 120 km.
The best way to get from Surat Thani to Koh Tao without a car is to Sleeper Boat which takes 6h 5m and costs ฿750 - ฿850.
It takes approximately 3h 43m to get from Surat Thani to Koh Tao, including transfers.
There are 151+ hotels available in Koh Tao. Prices start at ฿3750 per night.
What companies run services between Surat Thani, Thailand and Koh Tao, Thailand?
Lomprayah operates a vehicle from Surat Thani Airport to Koh Tao once daily. Tickets cost ฿900 - ฿1100 and the journey takes 5h 30m.
Bus and ferry from Surat Thani Airport to Koh Tao
Ferry from Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City to Ko Tao
Ferry from Surathani Pier to Koh Tao Mae Had Pier
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