Chaokoh Travel Center

Company Information

Chaokoh Travel Center runs high-speed boat services to Koh Phi Phi from Phuket, Krabi, and Koh Lanta. Boats can accommodate anywhere from 250-550 passengers.

They also offer boat transfers to the pier from your hotel and you can also book hotel accommodation in Koh Phi Phi. Chaokho Travel Center are also part of a wider service that offers bus and train tickets to a variety of destinations around Thailand.

Routes served by Chaokoh Travel Center

Chaokoh Travel Center runs high speed ferry services from Phuket to Koh Phi Phi, from Krabi to Koh Phi Phi, and from Koh Lanta to Koh Phi Phi.

Phuket–Koh Phi Phi

Tickets acost THB600 one wayand boats leave at 11 am and 3 pm. The journey takes around 1 hour and 30 minutes and does not include hotel or airport pick up. In opposite direction, there are also two departure a day: at 9am and 2pm, both docking at Rassada pier on Phuket.

Krabi–Koh Phi Phi

Tickets on this service are between THB450 and THB600. Boats leave Krabi at 10.30am and 3pm. The journey takes 1 hour and 30 minutes and does not include transfers or pick up services. From Koh Phi Phi to Krabi boats leave at 9am, 1.30pm and 3.30pm.

Koh Lanta– Koh Phi Phi

There are two daily boats from Koh Lanta to Koh Phi Phi – at 8am and 1pm heading back from Koh Phi Phi to Koh Lanta at 11.30am and 3pm. Tickets are THB450–THB600. The journey takes 1 hour and does not include transfers or pick up.

Pros

This is one of the fastest and easiest ways to get to Koh Phi Phi.

All boats have air-conditioning.

There is a range of add-ons such as hotel pick up and you can also book a hotel in Koh Phi Phi through Chaokoh Travel Center.

You can book tickets online.

Cons

Boats do not run during storms or heavy rain.

Some boats are delayed in line with the tides.

There have been some reports of the air-conditioning not working on some boats.

Due to the high passenger to seat ratio the boats can feel a little cramped.

Keep in mind

It is imperative to print a paper copy of your ticket as copies of the PDF on a phone may not be accepted.

If possible leave time if you are travelling on to another destination as the boats can sometimes be delayed which means you may miss your connecting transport.

Travellers reviews

The overwhelming majority of travellers report easy and smooth journey with Chaokoh Travel Center with the major issue being luggage piled all together what makes it difficult to hunt for your own bag at the end of the journey.

Though occasional delays are sometimes reported, note that they can be due to the tide and not the fault of the company. Also, cancellations can happen due to stormy weather – be ready and have plan B in case it happens. Never ever plan short flight connections – you won’t be reimbursed the lost air-ticket.

Chaokoh Travel Center Company Reviews

3.4
363 / 10,762
5 96
4 94
3 74
2 44
1 55
99.1% of 10,762 travelers were presumably happy with Chaokoh Travel Center as they left good or no review

At 12Go our operators offer three types of service:

Cheap, Fast, Good - but you can usually pick only two of them!
Cheap & Fast won’t be Good. (e.g. buses from/to Khao San Road, local buses or 3rd class trains)
Cheap & Good won’t be Fast. (e.g. VIP trains in Thailand)
Fast & Good won’t be Cheap. (e.g. private limousine services, or VIP24 buses vs Express buses)

Make your choice! Please remember that while we are closely monitoring the services, we are still an agency marketplace. That means we focus on ticketing services and route availability & coverage rather than on the factual seat reclining angle you will get on the bus today.

May 19, 2018
ferry Local, Chaokoh Travel Center
★★★★☆
Price/quality is good.
May 5, 2018
ferry Local, Chaokoh Travel Center
★★★★☆
The boat was pretty old and janky, but the seats were comfortable and the Air conditioning was excellent.
Apr 27, 2018
ferry Local, Chaokoh Travel Center
★★★☆☆
Servicio básico. Nada que destacar.
Apr 16, 2018
ferry Local, Chaokoh Travel Center
★★★★★
very good organisation again, very happy about it
Apr 13, 2018
ferry Local, Chaokoh Travel Center
★★★★☆
The children running around spraying the travelers with water is the only reason I'm not giving a 5 star rating
Apr 3, 2018
ferry Local, Chaokoh Travel Center
★☆☆☆☆
I wont recommend Chaokoh group to any one, ferries are really old, no real space on the deck to stay, they normally pack people in small poorly mantained place. I cheap but for a reason, in this very case, comeing from Phi Phi Don to Krabi pier ther was only one toilet for Man and one for women, without windows nor sink inside. Much more confortable Andaman ferry with 6 toilets per sex, cleaned, free wather, a real bar service and plenty of space aircon and on the deck. Both Chaokoh and Andaman offer you service transfer at your arrival with reasonable price. I Barconi della speranza di Chaokoh group, sono vecchi, non c'è posto sul ponte (ci si siede perterra). Anche il posto sotto coperta è vecchio e malconcio (ho fatto 2 spostamenti dal Koh Lanta a Phuket e da Phi Phi a Krabi entrambi di questa qualità). In un caso c'erano 1 bagno per le donne ed uno per gli uomini in tutta la nave senza lavandini e senza finestre. Molto migliore il servizio di Andaman Ferry con Bagni puliti ed in numero adeguato, ser vizio Bar e acqua a disposizione da un distributore.
Mar 31, 2018
ferry Local, Chaokoh Travel Center
★☆☆☆☆
Boat lands at a "private pier" and they force you to purchase onward transport from them while you are still on the boat. I wanted to use a ride sharing app, which they flat out told me was not permitted, and forced me to buy transportation from them. I paid 40% above market rate for a taxi from them. Felt scammed.
Mar 13, 2018
ferry Local, Chaokoh Travel Center
★★★★☆
Überfahrt war top
Mar 10, 2018
ferry Local, Chaokoh Travel Center
★★★☆☆
40mints delay almost lost my plane.
Feb 28, 2018
ferry Local, Chaokoh Travel Center
★★★★★
Very pleasant ride in the Andaman Sea
Feb 21, 2018
ferry Local, Chaokoh Travel Center
★★★★★
Amazingly organised! Thank you <3
Feb 18, 2018
ferry Local, Chaokoh Travel Center
★☆☆☆☆
Todavia estoy esperando una respuesta del billete que se equivocaron y tuve que comprar otro de tren en Chiang Mai
Feb 3, 2018
ferry Local, Chaokoh Travel Center
★★★★★
Comodo e veloce
Feb 1, 2018
ferry Local, Chaokoh Travel Center
★★★☆☆
Pretty ok, nice aircon inside still availability to go on the outside. Not very easy location if not taking an expensive taxi. I would book through my hostel next time just to get the pickup in a van.
Jan 29, 2018
ferry Local, Chaokoh Travel Center
★☆☆☆☆
Cómo bien dicen otros usuarios, tardamos 2 horas y media en recorrer ese trayecto cuando supuestamente se hacía en 1 hora y media. Servicio bastante malo.
Jan 28, 2018
ferry Local, Chaokoh Travel Center
★★★☆☆
It was ok, not much space for your legs tho and boat was old.
Jan 21, 2018
ferry Local, Chaokoh Travel Center
★★★☆☆
Average trip. Neither good or bad. Arrived late however which bought it down a star.
Jan 20, 2018
ferry Local, Chaokoh Travel Center
★☆☆☆☆
Pier changed from Rassada to Nam chia, so cost us more in taxi fares without offer of cancelling. Too many people on the boat, not enough seats so people had to stand. Not a direct ferry as advertised, we had to change at Phi Phi island, again the ferry had obviously been overbooked because we had to stand or sit on what decking there was.
Jan 14, 2018
ferry Local, Chaokoh Travel Center
★★★★★
Everything was good!I recomand it!
Jan 7, 2018
ferry Local, Chaokoh Travel Center
★★★☆☆
• Departure 15 minutes delayed because people showing up late. • Also the trip time was 1 hour longer than expected. Due to weather conditions? The sea was more or less flat, only minor waves • Improvement would be if they said that while you were booking your trips. We had to reschedule our way back otherwise it wouldn’t connect with our bus trip.
Dec 30, 2017
ferry Local, Chaokoh Travel Center
★★★☆☆
Good travel but with 40 minutes delayed.
Dec 14, 2017
ferry Local, Chaokoh Travel Center
★★★★★
todo perfecto
Dec 8, 2017
ferry Local, Chaokoh Travel Center
★★★★★
I was anxious having purchased the tickets online and not knowing how reliable the website was but everything went smoothly. The boats were on time, there was no problem with tickets etc. Perfect.
Nov 30, 2017
ferry Local, Chaokoh Travel Center
★★☆☆☆
Boat very old, quite dirty and too pushy salesman trying to sell you anything from taxi service to rooms and more the whole boat ride over.
Nov 18, 2017
ferry Local, Chaokoh Travel Center
★★★★☆
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Nov 12, 2017
ferry Local, Chaokoh Travel Center
★★★★★
On time and inexpensive although very crowded. The Phuket to Phi Phi shop definitely more comfortable but altogether very happy with the experience.
Nov 9, 2017
ferry Local, Chaokoh Travel Center
★★☆☆☆
Tardamos 2:30 cuando supuestamente te demoraba 1:30 en llegar. El barco está poco mantenido habia muchos asientos rotos etc
Nov 8, 2017
ferry Local, Chaokoh Travel Center
★★★★★
20B entrance fee should be mentioned
Nov 7, 2017
ferry Local, Chaokoh Travel Center
★★★☆☆
Not fast as the description
Nov 5, 2017
ferry Local, Chaokoh Travel Center
★★★★☆
Good ferry altough it doesn't have air condition
Nov 2, 2017
ferry Local, Chaokoh Travel Center
★★☆☆☆
2.30 Hours NOT 1.30 Hours
Nov 1, 2017
ferry Local, Chaokoh Travel Center
★★★☆☆
Uneventful trip, but cleanliness of interior cabin could be improved. No assistance getting heavy luggage off the boat.
Oct 28, 2017
ferry Local, Chaokoh Travel Center
★★★★★
Everything was great! My only problem was having crew members smoking as we came on board, not the nicest greeting, but other than that it was fine.
Oct 25, 2017
ferry Local, Chaokoh Travel Center
★★★★☆
Pretty smooth ride, seats pretty close together so a bit claustrophobic and crowded with carry ons but boarding and unloading was a smooth, uncomplicated process!
Aug 30, 2017
ferry Local, Chaokoh Travel Center
★★★★☆
The ferry left in time but it arrived half hour later than expected (I don't understand why you keep saying it'll arrive at xxx hour when it definitely arrives always later). Moreover, they try to sell you tickets for taxi or boats to reach your hotel: DON'T buy it!! They say it's cheaper than buying it outside but that's not true!! You can always find better offers outside the piers
Aug 27, 2017
ferry Local, Chaokoh Travel Center
★★★☆☆
It arrived so late!! The ticket says it takes 1h30min to get to Phi Phi but actually it took 2h30min
Aug 8, 2017
ferry Local, Chaokoh Travel Center
★★★☆☆
Nothing to write home about really.. one tip I would like to give: if you buy your ticket on board the boat (from phi phi to Krabi) for the trip from Krabi pier to railay beach / ao nang beach for 150 baht, don't get scammed on you way out buy guys tryIng to convince you need to pay extra. Sounds trivial but the can get quite sneaky.. be warned!
Aug 7, 2017
ferry Local, Chaokoh Travel Center
★☆☆☆☆
Very hot on the boat, unhuman conditions. Onethical. I feel discriminated as tourist and as long person. 150 baht more and i had to walk on my knees not to pain my head. Meh.
Aug 6, 2017
ferry Local, Chaokoh Travel Center
★★★☆☆
Hot and 40 min late, almost missed a flight I had to catch after
Jul 20, 2017
ferry Local, Chaokoh Travel Center
★★★☆☆
Old and dirty boat; also the toilet. Small chairs.

Chaokoh Travel Center Stations

Ton Sai Pier (Koh Phi Phi) Nam Chai Pier Rassada Pier Saladan Pier Klong Jilard Pier Klong Jilard Pier