There are 7 ways to get from Trang to Koh Tao by bus, ferry, train, bus and ferry or plane

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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Mini Van, ferry  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Take the Mini Van from Trang to Suratthani
  2. Take the ferry from Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City to Ko Tao

$35 - $43

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Train, ferry  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Trang to Chumphon 84 Trang - Hua Lamphong - Class II Sleeper AC / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Chumphon to Ko Tao Catamaran

$30 - $60

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Mini Van, bus and ferry  •  11 h 15 min

  1. Take the Mini Van from Trang to Suratthani
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Surat Thani Train station to Koh Tao Catamaran

$39 - $41

Mini Van, bus and ferry Seatran Discovery  •  13 h 20 min

  1. Take the Mini Van from Trang to Nakhon Si Thammarat
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Nakhon Si Thammarat Airport to Ko Tao

$46 - $48

Fly Trang to Chumphon, ferry  •  10 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Trang (TST) to Chumphon (CJM) TST - CJM
  2. Take the ferry from Chumphon to Ko Tao

$141 - $223

Minivan to Krabi, fly to Koh Samui, bus and ferry  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Take the Minivan from Trang to Krabi Bus Station
  2. Fly from Krabi (KBV) to Koh Samui (USM) KBV - USM
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Koh Samui Airport to Ko Tao

$123 - $315

Fly Trang to Surat Thani, ferry  •  11 h 12 min

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

$98 - $178

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Trang to Koh Tao is to Mini Van and ferry which costs ฿1100 - ฿1400 and takes 8 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Trang to Koh Tao is to Mini Van and ferry which costs ฿1100 - ฿1400 and takes 8 h 18 min.

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The distance between Trang and Koh Tao is 284 km.

The best way to get from Trang to Koh Tao without a car is to Mini Van and ferry which takes 8 h 18 min and costs ฿1100 - ฿1400.

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It takes approximately 8 h 18 min to get from Trang to Koh Tao, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Trang Airport to Chumphon Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Thai AirAsia, Thai Lion Mentari and Nok Air offer flights from Trang Airport to Chumphon Airport.

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There are 221+ hotels available in Koh Tao. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Trang to Trang Airport is to Mini Van which takes 30 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Trang to Koh Tao.
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  • Distance: 177.3 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 18 min

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

There is no direct connection from Trang to Koh Tao. However, you can take the Mini Van to Suratthani, take the walk to Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City, take the ferry to Ko Tao, then take the taxi to Koh Tao. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Trang to Koh Tao via Chumphon, Chumphon, and Ko Tao in around 10 h 10 min.

Airlines
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Trang to Chumphon via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Flights from Trang to Surat Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $170
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Trang to Surat Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Flights from Trang to Surat Thani via Don Muang, Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $300
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Trang to Surat Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $140
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Krabi to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Trang to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $40
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$4 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$10 - $15
2nd Class (Berth)
$19 - $26
1st Class (Berth)
$29 - $40
Bus operators
Mini Van
Bus from Trang to Suratthani
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Mini Van
Bus from Trang to Nakhon Si Thammarat
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Seatran Discovery
Website
seatrandiscovery.com
Bus and ferry from Nakhon Si Thammarat Airport to Ko Tao
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
seatrandiscovery.com
Book at
12go.asia
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
Minivan
Bus from Trang to Krabi Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
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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