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There are 3 ways to get from Surat Thani to Koh Tao by ferry or bus and ferry

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Recommended option

Ferry

  1. Take the ferry from Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City to Ko Tao

Cheapest option

Sleeper Boat

  1. Take the Sleeper Boat from Surathani Pier to Koh Tao Mae Had Pier

1 alternative option

Bus and ferry

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Surat Thani Airport to Koh Tao
Surat Thani → Koh Tao
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COVID-19 help in Thailand

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 1422

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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

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Koh Tao is 1422.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Koh Tao is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Koh Tao is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1422.

Last updated: 15 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Thailand.

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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.

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The quickest way to get from Surat Thani to Koh Tao is to ferry which costs ฿850 - ฿1300 and takes 3h 43m.

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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.

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It takes approximately 3h 43m to get from Surat Thani to Koh Tao, including transfers.

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There are 151+ hotels available in Koh Tao. Prices start at ฿3750 per night.

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Map of how to get from Surat Thani to Koh Tao.
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  • Distance: 120 km
  • Duration: 3h 43m

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 operators
Lomprayah
Ferry operators
Sleeper Boat
Ferry from Surathani Pier to Koh Tao Mae Had Pier
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿500
Schedules at
joinfull.com

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