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From Khao San Lomprayah to Koh Tao by bus+ferry joint ticket

21:00
Khao San Lomprayah, Bangkok
08:45
Mae Haad Koh Tao
11h 45m
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From Khao San Songserm to Koh Tao by bus+ferry joint ticket

18:00
Khao San Songserm, Bangkok
09:45
Mae Haad Koh Tao
15h 45m
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20:00
Khao San Songserm, Bangkok
09:45
Mae Haad Koh Tao
13h 45m
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From Hua Lamphong to Koh Tao by bus+ferry joint ticket

19:00
Hua Lamphong, Bangkok
09:30
Mae Haad Koh Tao
14h 30m
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19:00
Hua Lamphong, Bangkok
09:45
Mae Haad Koh Tao
14h 45m
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From Hua Lamphong to Koh Tao by train+bus+ferry joint ticket

#167.2
18:30
Hua Lamphong, Bangkok
09:30
Mae Haad Koh Tao
15h
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19:30
Hua Lamphong, Bangkok
09:30
Mae Haad Koh Tao
14h
 Refund
Bangkok - Surat Thani - Koh Tao
19:30
Hua Lamphong, Bangkok
07:10
Surat Thani
11h 40m
 Refund
This connection is managed by the operating company. You will be transfered between the trips.
08:00
Surat Thani Train Station
15:30
Mae Haad Koh Tao
7h 30m
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Total duration
20h
Bangkok - Surat Thani - Koh Tao
19:30
Hua Lamphong, Bangkok
07:10
Surat Thani
11h 40m
 Refund
This connection is managed by the operating company. You will be transfered between the trips.
08:00
Surat Thani Train Station
15:30
Mae Haad Koh Tao
7h 30m
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Total duration
20h
19:30
Hua Lamphong, Bangkok
07:10
Surat Thani
11h 40m
 Refund
This connection is managed by the operating company. You will be transfered between the trips.
08:00
Surat Thani Train Station
14:15
Mae Haad Koh Tao
6h 15m
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Total duration
18h 45m

From Suthisan MRT Veronica Residence to Koh Tao by van+bus+ferry joint ticket

19:00
Suthisan MRT Veronica Residence, Bangkok
14:31
Koh Tao
19h 31m
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From Bangkok Hotel Transfer to Koh Tao by taxi+ferry joint ticket

Bangkok any hotel to Koh Tao
Any
Bangkok Hotel Transfer
Time
Matapon Pier, Chumphon
7h 10m
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07:00
Matapon pier, Chumphon
09:45
Mae Haad Koh Tao
2h 45m
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Total duration
9h 55m

From Don Mueang Airport to Koh Tao by flight+bus+ferry joint ticket

Bangkok to Koh Tao
#DD7804
06:00
DMK Don Mueang Airport
07:10
NST Nakhon Si Thammarat Airport
1h 10m
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Change stations. Walk - 3 minute, 200 m (Next departure after 20 minutes)
07:30
Nakhon Si Thammarat Airport
15:00
Mae Haad Koh Tao
7h 30m
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Total duration
9h
Bangkok to Koh Tao
#DD7208
06:05
DMK Don Mueang Airport
07:25
URT Surat Thani Airport
1h 20m
 Instant
Change stations. Walk - 3 minute, 100 m (Next departure after 1 hour 5 minutes)
08:30
Surat Thani Airport
15:00
Mae Haad Koh Tao
6h 30m
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Total duration
8h 55m
Bangkok to Koh Tao
#FD3188
06:50
DMK Don Mueang Airport
08:05
NST Nakhon Si Thammarat Airport
1h 15m
 Instant
Change stations. Walk - 3 minute, 200 m (Next departure after 25 minutes)
08:30
Nakhon Si Thammarat Airport
15:00
Mae Haad Koh Tao
6h 30m
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Total duration
8h 10m
Bangkok to Koh Tao
#FD3235
07:15
DMK Don Mueang Airport
08:30
URT Surat Thani Airport
1h 15m
 Instant
Change stations. Walk - 3 minute, 100 m (Next departure after )
08:30
Surat Thani Airport
15:00
Mae Haad Koh Tao
6h 30m
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Total duration
7h 45m
Bangkok to Koh Tao
#DD7210
09:40
DMK Don Mueang Airport
10:55
URT Surat Thani Airport
1h 15m
 Instant
Change stations. Walk - 3 minute, 100 m (Next departure after )
10:45
Surat Thani Airport
18:30
Mae Haad Koh Tao
7h 45m
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Total duration
8h 50m
Bangkok to Koh Tao
#FD3237
10:00
DMK Don Mueang Airport
11:20
URT Surat Thani Airport
1h 20m
 Instant
Change stations. Walk - 3 minute, 100 m (Next departure after )
11:20
Surat Thani Airport
18:30
Mae Haad Koh Tao
7h 10m
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Total duration
8h 30m

How to get to Koh-Tao

What about

Learn to dive, dive and dive again – that is what you are supposed to do on Koh Tao and that is actually what the majority of the folk you are about to meet on the island really do. A little hidden gem of the lower part of the Gulf, Koh Tao is attracting underwater world lovers with an abundance of easily reachable diving sites (over 30) and very affordable prices on diving lessons (there are more that 50 diving schools on the island), sea safaris and diving trips. Yet for those who are ready to go beyond the stereotypes there are hiking trails, bouldering, sea kayaking, fire-shows, and even jam sessions – all of them on the background of picturesque views and a laid-back island atmosphere. Priceless.

Getting to Koh Tao

The only way to get to Koh Tao from the mainland is by boat either from Chumphon, which is the closest departure point, or from Suratthani. You can also hop on a ferry to Koh Tao from Koh Samui or Koh Phangan.

From Bangkok via Chumphon bus + ferry

The easiest (and fastest) way to get to Koh Tao from Bangkok via Chumphon is by bus and ferry joint travel. Lomprayah catamaran and Songserm speed boat both sell such package tickets which save your time and cost more or less the same amount of money if bought separately. With early morning and late evening bus departures from Bangkok you have a choice whether to travel by day or save some baht spending your night on board a bus instead of in a guesthouse. The ferry travel with Lomprayah (the fastest operator) takes around 1½ hours; if your are prone to seasickness, get the necessary medicine at hand. Note that in case of the evening departure your trip lasts longer (around 12 hrs) compared to 9 hrs (morning departure), but you do not waste your precious day-time.

You have only 20 kg baggage allowance for your ferry travel; the extra weight is 20 baht per kg (not included in your ticket price).

Getting back from Koh Tao to Bangkok you have only morning and afternoon departures, both returning to Bangkok after dark: at 9pm and 1am, so plan your stay accordingly (book ahead).

From Bangkok via Chumphon train + bus + ferry

In case you are a railroad type, hop on your evening train down to Chumphon from Hua Lamphong train station in Bangkok. If you buy a package tour, your boat operator will provide transfer between the train station and the pier, but you still have to while away some 3 hrs between train and ferry in Chumphon. In general, if you are ok with long bus journeys, there is no special advantages of train+bus+ferry journey. Choose price-wise, then.

Tip: If your are not in a hurry, stay overnight in Chumphon and discover the tastes of local robusta, find out how the birds’ nests are harvested at the farms and prepare yourself to your island stay visiting some of the idyllic beaches in the proximity of the city (e.g. Hat Thung Wua Laen).

From Bangkok via Suratthani train + bus + ferry

Even if travelling to Suratthani instead of Chumphon seems illogical, it sometimes comes out cheaper as you may catch a 2nd class sleeper for a longer journey. As in case with Chumphon, the transfer between train and ferry for package tours is performed by the boat operator.

From Koh Samui to Koh Tao

Both Lomprayah and Seatran Discovery take 2–2¼ hrs to Koh Tao’s Mae Haad departing from Maenam and Bangrak Seatran Pier on Samui correspondingly. With Seatran you have to book at least one day in advance while Lomprayah requires two days advanced booking.

From Koh Phangan to Koh Tao

Both Lomprayah and Seatran Discovery depart from Thong Sala on Koh Phangan and take 1½–1¾ hrs to arrive to Koh Tao’s Mae Haad. Book in advance (1 day for Seatran and 2 days for Lomprayah).

Seatran vs Lomprayah

If you know what seasickness is about, go for Seatran when waters are choppy.
Lomprayah can save you from ¼ to ½ hr of your sea journey, though.

Getting around

There is no car rental on a relatively small 21 sq. km island. If you consider renting a scooter or a motorcycle, be warned that the roads on the island are dangerous and get their toll of injuries regularly. Renting a vehicle though gives you freedom to explore the island as the ‘official’ taxi fares are sometimes extortionate. There is longtail boat service between certain beaches, which is a good option with reasonable prices.

Where to stay

The western side of the island is much more developed, and the ferries from the mainland and the islands arrive to Mae Haad which is on the western side. Haad Sairee, where the most of the action takes place, is also there. The eastern side is a slow life paradise, but you will have to negotiate those treacherous island roads (or greedy taxi drivers) to get to any of the western-side night spots. The busiest seasons on Koh Tao are summer (from July to August) and Christmas & New Year, so book your accommodation beforehand. The cheapest options sell out quickly.

Blogger report: Julia Rattke (High Speed Ferry Lomprayah) 08-Jul-2015 21:00

About half an hour before your bus is scheduled to leave (in my case it was at 20:30), you should be at the office at 327 Rambutri Road, รามบุตรี, Khwaeng Talat Yot, Khet Phra Nakhon, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10200, Thailand near Khao San Road. The Lomprayah office is in the curve of the street. In your booking confirmation email is also a map. This is their help hotline: +6626290011 and office hours are from 05:30- 22:00. Coming from the North you turn into this really busy street from the roundabout, between the 7/11 and the red sign of Swensen's. People with a lot of luggage may have some trouble getting through the night market. About 30 meters in, on the left side and right in the curve, is the Lomprayah office, slightly hidden behind a banner. Make sure to have your booking number on hand!

If you are on Khao San Road you have to find your way on the McDonald side of the road through the small alleys with all the shops to get to Rambutri Road.

At the office everything felt a bit rushed, one employee hands you your ticket and another a colored sticker with your seat number to put on your T-shirt and a color-coded sticker with the destination for your luggage. Make sure to tie that last one around a handle, it doesn't stick well. Then you sign in and someone will take your group to wait at the middle of the roundabout, behind the green sign, until the bus arrives.
The bus had only regular seats, so it is not a sleeper bus and the 8 hour drive will probably be a bit uncomfortable (especially if you were planning on actually getting some sleep). A travel pillow or a folded sarong helps a bit, and so do earplugs. The seats recline a little and blankets are provided. The bus is air-conditioned and has a toilet. I'm only 1.60 m, so I had plenty of leg space, but anyone taller than 1.90 m should expect some discomfort.

At 2:00 there was a 30 min break at a market with snack food. They also had a huge bathroom with clean toilets, but remember to bring toilet paper and flush with the bucket provided.

At 5:15 we arrived at the ferry pier, where the office was dark and still closed and we had to wait for almost 2 hours. There is a mini mart to the left, if you need anything while waiting, and on the opposite side is another array of clean toilets. The mini mart closes when the ferry opens for boarding, so do not plan on any last-minute shopping. When the info center on the right of the pier opens, you have to show your ticket for another sticker and to get a stamp. Around 7:00 people will start to line up for the "best" seats, but there was plenty of room for everyone, so I would not take it too seriously. After a short walk along the pier, you arrive at the boat. There are three seating areas: Downstairs (inside), in the middle (outside with sun roof) and on the top (outside without cover). I chose the middle and it was perfectly fine.

About 2,5 hours (of comparatively smooth sailing) later we arrived at Ko Nang Yuan to let some people on and off the boat and then turned towards the Lomprayah Pier on Ko Tao, where we arrived 5 minutes later.
From here on it is really easy: Get off the boat, grab your luggage and find your pick up or taxi at the end of the pier. Congrats, you have made it to Ko Tao! Enjoy your stay!

Passenger reviews out of total 76,917 passengers who traveled with us on this route.

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.

Nov 18, 2018
bus Express, Lomprayah
★★★★★
Great trip! Friendly staff and on time schedule, even arrived earlier than should’ve.
Nov 17, 2018
bus VIP, Suwannatee
★★★★★
Nice seats, easy to fall asleep in. Arived 1h early with the night buss
Nov 17, 2018
train #85.2 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★★★
Does it exactly what is says on tin. Friendly staff.
Nov 17, 2018
train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★☆☆
Ran 45min late.. didn’t have anywhere to charge your devices.. toilets not very clean.. had to pay for food and no water provided. Lights were never dimmed and shone straight into the upper berths. However, comfortable beds and I got some sleep.
Nov 16, 2018
bus VIP, Suwannatee
★★★★★
Trip was very smooth. This company is reliable. Thank you
Nov 16, 2018
train #83 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways
★★☆☆☆
We had an old train this time, And not really clean, we even had two cockroaches in our cabin. It was also very noisy, from the train an from our neighbors. Disappointed in this ride, our other ride was much better.
Nov 15, 2018
train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★★★
Perfect service.12go asia .i mail to tou guys and the response is very quick. Always helping me. Out with somtimes funny dumb questions.....no problemo.and pick up tickets also very easy Thanks everybody
Nov 15, 2018
train #85.2 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★★★
For a second class sleeper nothing more could be expected. The berths were more comfortable than expected and the bathrooms were tolerable.
Nov 14, 2018
avia Economy, Nok Air
★★★★★
Good
Nov 13, 2018
bus Express, Lomprayah
★★★★★
Couldn’t fault this entire trip , bus was on time , the ferry was on time , 5 stars . Thankyou
Nov 13, 2018
bus Express, Lomprayah
★★★★☆
Good taking the bus at night, if you can sleep, witch I was able to. Waiting for the ferry outside for two hours wasn’t much fun as everyone is tired and there was misquotes. The ferry ride was horrible for me waaay to cold but I was lucky enough to get my sweater and socks before the took the bags away. Got sea sick even tho it was a nice calm day on the water. No bathroom on the bus, but one stop to use it.
Nov 13, 2018
train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★★★
the girls at the office are great, friendly and professionals. the whole service is top, very satisfied
Nov 13, 2018
train #85 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways
★★★★☆
AC way too cold, we froze during the night
Nov 11, 2018
train #85 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways
★★★★★
Goed geregeld, alles klopt
Nov 11, 2018
train #85.2 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★★☆
The whole process from online purchase to getting the tickets in hand was really easy. The transfers were seamless. I recommend choosing the lower berth as the bed is bigger than the upper. The bed was actually decently comfortable and they provide pillow and blanket. If light bothers you when you sleep bring an eye mask!
Nov 11, 2018
bus VIP, Suwannatee
★★★★★
Very comfortabel ride. We arrived 1.5 hours earlier. Reclining chairs and we got free food at the break. Definitely recommend.
Nov 10, 2018
train #85 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways
★★★★★
Very pleasant service from 12go, great team. First class sleepers are outdated and we had multiple cockroaches, the squatting toilet in a moving train is an accident waiting to happen for people that are any less than fit - but nevertheless (if you can actually look over this) the sleep was surprisingly comfortable, and the train personell was friendly too. We arrived about an hour late, seems to be more or less normal for this trip.
Nov 9, 2018
bus VIP, Krung Siam Tour
★★☆☆☆
Rained a lot and the driver was driving really fast in bad conditions because of the wet road. Loads of stops for no reason. The seats are confortable and the snack is better not to eat...
Nov 8, 2018
train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★★★
Very comfortable 2nd class, good sleep on overnight train from Bangkok to chumphon
Nov 8, 2018
bus VIP 24, Krung Siam Tour
★★☆☆☆
They changed our bus, nothing we could do.
Nov 6, 2018
train #43 Class II AC, Thai Railways
★★★★☆
Good service, good seats
Nov 6, 2018
bus Express, Lomprayah
★★★★★
I have traveled this route twice now with lomprayah, absolutely no complaints, very comfortable air conditioned ride, and on time or ahead of schedule. Great service all around!
Nov 6, 2018
train #85 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways
★★★★☆
Train journey was straightforward, well organized and comfortable throughout; however, the food was terrible and highly recommend eating before embarking.
Nov 5, 2018
train #85.2 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★☆☆
It had a 4 hours delayed :(
Nov 4, 2018
train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★★★
Good.. on time..
Nov 4, 2018
train #43 Class II AC, Thai Railways
★★☆☆☆
Staff very unfriendly...train was really soooo dirty. Toilet is a disaster, we had to beg for toiletpaper!
Nov 3, 2018
train #31 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways
★★★★★
The accommodations were great - the food was not. And, it seemed the food was included in the price of the first class ticket - which it was not. So paid quite a bit for bad food. The next trip we brought our own food and drinks - it was great.
Nov 2, 2018
bus Express, Lomprayah
★★★★☆
The service is OK. However you should have your equipment checked better . My gf's seat belt couldn't be unfasten (she had to put it on as a loop). Back of the seats doesnt block but goes all way down alomost on laps of person behind you...
Oct 31, 2018
train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★☆☆
We were brought by Thai friends to the station. The finding of the parking was very difficult. The ticket office oppositie the street is strange. But we found it. The fee of 1000 bath on top of the booking to Surrat Thani..and again for the return ticket 1000 bath fee to Bangkok was extraordinary. But the trainride was okay. Fam. From the Netherlands.
Oct 31, 2018
bus Express, Lomprayah
★★★★☆
Gets you there right on time. Hard to sleep on the bus though. Stops once in the middle of the night.
Oct 30, 2018
train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★★☆
Comfy beds, But don’t know why The Upper berths were more expensive Because they are 30 cm less width. Cool experience
Oct 30, 2018
bus Express, Lomprayah
★★★☆☆
Pros: Safe trip, good value for money and nice lomprayah lady on bus. Negatives: no wi-fi on the bus or boat, very bad smell of the bus toilet that I could sense from my seat on the 2nd floor. The bus could be latter or the boat earlier, avoiding 2hours of waiting on the pier. There are benches to seat, but music blasting (which makes no sense as everyone is trying to sleep). Also it is freezing inside the boat due to aircon.
Oct 30, 2018
train #43 Class II AC, Thai Railways
★★★★☆
We booked this trip to facilitate travel to Koh Tao. 12goasia was very efficient and professional with booking the tickets online. The directions for ticket pick up in Bangkok were perfect. I would definitely use this booking process in the future. Train itself was acceptable. Ran approximately 1 hr late getting to Chumphon but from what I’ve read this is fairly standard for rail travel. Staff on the train were great and we were fed both a snack and a meal. Train is a bit dated/worn and there were some bugs/cockroaches seen on the floors and trays - again I feel this is quite standard for this climate.
Oct 29, 2018
bus VIP, Krung Siam Tour
★★★☆☆
The trip with vip@ krung siam tour was great. The seats are very comfortable. We got a blanket, pillow, sandwich, juice, water and even a free meal at resraurant. Only thing one thing that made me less comfortable about the trip; there was a man on the trip from bangkok who stored our baggage in the bus so I think he works for krung siam tour. At surat thani he said song tau cab will bring us to khanom bus station where a minivan would bring us to khao sok. I told him, we don't want the minivan who charge 250baht for a 2 hour drive, but the public bus for 80baht on a 2,5 hour drive. He told us the mini van price is 390baht and the public bus is 180baht. So we chose the public bus and found out the price on the bus is still 80baht. Also he charged us 260 baht from bus terminal to khanom bus station, but the public bus drives from khanom bus station to the bus terminal where the krung siam tour bus ends. So he ripped us off 2 times, while working for krung siam tour. This had a bitter taste for us at the end of our trip.
Oct 29, 2018
bus Express, Songserm
★★★☆☆
Claimed we would have a bus and a boat- from Khao San road to Koh Tao. We arrived at KS road- were transferred by taxi to a bus station, we waited 2 hours for our bus. On the bus, we were woken up at 4:30am to get a different bus, which we waited 50 minutes for. We got a minivan for 5 minutes to another bus station. We waited 25 minutes, then had the bus to the ferry. Wouldn’t have minded with warning. Although the coach wasn’t extremely comfy and the waiting around was long.
Oct 26, 2018
avia Economy, Thai AirAsia
★★★★★
The new terminal T2 is one of the best I've ever been. Extremely clean, with helpful staff. After check-in, there are plenty of places to pop in for breakfast, coffee or just a cake.
Oct 25, 2018
bus VIP, Suwannatee
★★★☆☆
The bus is comfortable, but it's not actually a VIP. There are four seat per raw, and the seats are not big.
Oct 25, 2018
train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★★☆
Beds are perfect! Only the toilets are bad! You get food and drinks on board 4+
Oct 23, 2018
bus Express, Lomprayah
★★★☆☆
Nie było nigdzie informacji,że zostawiają pasażerów o 5 nad ranem w porcie i trzeba czekać na prom do 7. Poza tym organizacja w miarę sprawna.
Oct 22, 2018
train #43 Class II AC, Thai Railways
★★★★★
If taking the train is on your adventures list.. Then this is worth the time. If not fly
Oct 21, 2018
bus Express, Lomprayah
★★★☆☆
Overbooked...
Oct 20, 2018
train #85 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways
★★★★★
Nice train. Comfortable bed and plenty of room. We had a 2 person first class sleeper which was excellent. Private and relaxing. Start of the journey was rough - train spent s good 30 minutes shunting around backwards and forwards sometimes quite violent (I wouldn’t have wanted to be on the toilet / or worse, squatting) we then appeared to return to the station and sit for about 30 minutes so didn’t depart til 8pm. Uneventful for the remainder of the trip. We arrived about 45 minutes later than expected which was fine. set an alarm for arrival time as the train staff only lightly tap on your door about 5 minutes before and say the stop so if you’re a heavy sleeper you’ll sleep through and possibly miss your stop. All in all a good trip. Train reasonably smooth, but quite loud. A good way to travel overnight and save on accommodation
Oct 19, 2018
train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★★★
Good service, friendly staff. Bed is pretty good, comfortable, with curtains for privacy, you can actually rest!
Oct 18, 2018
bus Express, Songserm
★★★☆☆
Trip started 2 hours later than it should have, without advertisement. But we finally arrived. Vehicles are confortable, but air con is too strong.
Oct 17, 2018
bus Express, Songserm
★★★★☆
You have to wait a long time at the ferry pier (we arrived at 2h30, place opens at 4 and then boat is at 7) but overall everything was fine
Oct 17, 2018
train #85.2 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★★☆
Very nice and helpful Personal. It was comfortable dir sleeping. Only the Toilette was not really nice.
Oct 17, 2018
train #85.2 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★★★
Toilets could be cleaner but it was fine
Oct 15, 2018
train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★★☆
Great service from 12GO. Train trip was good, left and arrived on time. bed were very comfortable and food was ok. we'll definitely take the train again :)
Oct 14, 2018
train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★★★
We haven't had any problems. All good.
Oct 13, 2018
train #43 Class II AC, Thai Railways
★★★☆☆
I did this trip on a recommendation from a Thai from Ko Samui. Interesting enough but the rail trip was not all that pleasant. We were in an air conditioned carriage but near the back so that the door to the toilet area was. Open nearly all the time so that hot air penetrated so warm rather than cold. Breakfast (sweet bun with custard centre) was served early and lunch at 10:30 am so that people disembarking encounter would be fed. Train43 special. Express. At least 14 stops to pick up passengers. Small cockroaches kept appearing from the seat in front and crawling across the tray table where we ate our food. The tables were very dirty and had not been wiped for some time. The floor was swept and mopped numerous times during the day but the toilets were another story like never. An interesting trip
Oct 13, 2018
train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★☆☆☆
Linen is clean but old out dated trains, no electric outlets or reading lights, food pricey Sleeper tickets are over priced
Oct 13, 2018
train #85 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways
★★★★★
Great staff at 12goasia. Would highly recommend.
Oct 11, 2018
ferry High Speed Ferry, Songserm
★★☆☆☆
We had to wait four hours from 2 to 7 am to get the boat!
Oct 11, 2018
train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★★☆
good trip. not too crowded, I enjoy train travel
Oct 10, 2018
train #85 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways
★★★★★
Very comfortable and good service.
Oct 9, 2018
bus Express, Lomprayah
★★★★★
Great experience!
Oct 8, 2018
avia Economy, Thai AirAsia
★★★★★
Nice to go back to Don Muang Airport.Good airport with lots of food and facilities.Flight great with air Asia.On time all good
Oct 7, 2018
train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★★★
Best travel experience ever!!
Oct 4, 2018
ferry High Speed Ferry, Songserm
★★★☆☆
In total from Bangkok to Koh Tao it took 6 vehicles. Everything was on time and in working order, but there were so many transfers. 2 taxis, 2 busses, a mini van, and a ferry. Nice staff. Snacks and water on the bus were a plus.
Sep 29, 2018
charter VIP Van 9pax, Glassflower
★★★★★
The driver was on time and got us to our destination early. He was polite and very accomodating. Couldn't ask for more, will definitely be using the service again! Thank you
Sep 27, 2018
train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★★☆
Not super confortable trip but its kind of adventure travel with night train
Sep 25, 2018
bus VIP, Krung Siam Tour
★★★★★
Very comfortable and arrived to our destination 1 hour earlier. (Bangkok-Suratthani) Only watch out for taxis on terminal which will take you to tour center that you should avoid! Catamaran is really close.
Sep 23, 2018
avia Economy, Thai AirAsia
★★★★★
Top
Sep 22, 2018
bus Express, Lomprayah
★★★★★
Took the bus that left at 6 in the morning. Just a short queue to get the ticket but other than that the trip was perfect. Boarding the bus went smoothly. Had a window seat, nobody beside me, we left and arrived on time and the bus and ferry were clean and comfortable. The only negative thing is the cool AC but if you bring a jumper, you should be fine!
Sep 22, 2018
train #39 Class II AC, Thai Railways
★★★★★
Great travel ! Train is a bit loud and slow but def worth the journey. Train attendant gave us blankets / pastries & water. AC on blast !
Sep 22, 2018
train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★★☆
Excellent except we ran out of water in the car.
Sep 21, 2018
bus Express, Lomprayah
★★★★★
Good service, they are really flexible when you had made a mistake and I had a really comfortable trip from bangkok to Koh Tao
Sep 21, 2018
train #85.2 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★★★
Nice way to travel.
Sep 21, 2018
bus Express, Lomprayah
★★★★★
Great timing, excellent service
Sep 20, 2018
train #85 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways
★★★★★
Great service and promptness from the train staff and all at 12go.asia. Ticket collection and organisation top stuff
Sep 19, 2018
train #85 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways
★★★☆☆
Couldn’t sleep on the train because of all the stops. But - bed is comfortable and friendly / helpful staff on the train
Sep 18, 2018
bus Express, Lomprayah
★★★☆☆
Very gold
Sep 18, 2018
train #85 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways
★★★★☆
I don't like Breakfast and wc. Otherwise were good
Sep 13, 2018
train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★★☆
I should have got a bottom berth as they are bigger and the timing was not the best for sleeping well but it was still quite comfortable
Sep 12, 2018
train #85.2 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★★★
Easy to follow, fairly comfortable and right on time
Sep 11, 2018
train #85.2 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★★★
Staff at 12go were very efficient. We picked up our tickets and were out the door within minutes. Spent a few hours at their Cafe next door! It's great! Great food and great coffee!
Sep 11, 2018
train #85 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways
★★★★★
Everything worked perfect and very easy
Sep 10, 2018
bus Express, Lomprayah
★★★☆☆
The bus from Bangkok arrives at the ferry boarding gate at 4am but the ferry is not going anywhere until 7am. Three hours is way too long to wait at that time of the morning with nothing to do. It would be much better if the bus didn’t leave for another hour or so - at least there are things to do in Bangkok for that hour!
Sep 10, 2018
ferry High Speed Ferry, Songserm
★★★★☆
The ferry was great. It’s the slow one so it takes 3 hours to get to Koh Tao. The only problem was that the bus left to early from Bangkok and leave us in the ferry station at 2am while the first ferry is at 7. There are benches to sleep but take your mosquitoes reppelent!
Sep 10, 2018
train #85 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways
★★★★★
12GoAsia staff were really efficient organising tickets online and communicating! Found office with a bit of effort! Local staff were helpful. Thai railways and first class is.....well, Thai!
Sep 10, 2018
bus Express, Lomprayah
★★★★★
Super smooth service cheers ????
Sep 9, 2018
train #85.2 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★★★
Loved the whole experience
Sep 8, 2018
ferry High Speed Ferry, Songserm
★★★☆☆
Good but a lot of wait between buses and ferry
Sep 8, 2018
ferry High Speed Ferry, Songserm
★★☆☆☆
From Bangkok to Chumphon we had 3 buses and a taxi to transport us to the port. Bit much it seems.. and a lot of waiting.. still for the most part of the trip we sat in a comfortable recliner bus, which was nice.
Sep 8, 2018
train #85.2 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★★☆
Great value for the money, after 12 hours spent on plane it was a pleasant change to have an own bed again :D
Sep 8, 2018
train #39 Class II AC, Thai Railways
★★☆☆☆
The seats weren't so comfortable and were dirty with insects
Sep 8, 2018
train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★☆☆
I'm a fan of Thai railways, but it didn't quite go right this time. We had a 2nd class sleeper from BKK to Surathani. Everything was OK, just didn't get much sleep, as I think my berth was right on top of a noisy and vibrating aircon motor for the carriage. Everything else was fine - the car was clean, the toilets worked fine, the staff were efficient and friendly, etc. My wife loved the trip, and reckoned 2nd class was better than the 1st class we'd tried before - not so cramped, while still giving enough privacy, despite sharing the carriage with numerous backpackers! I thoroughly recommend having a go with Thai railways, even though I didn't have the best time on this occasion
Sep 7, 2018
ferry High Speed Ferry, Songserm
★★★★★
We had to change the bus a few times and to wait for the connecting bus but overall everything was well organised and both the night bus and the ferry ride were really nice and smooth. We even.got a snack, water and a blanket.
Sep 7, 2018
train #43 Class II AC, Thai Railways
★★★★★
Everything was according to schedule.
Sep 4, 2018
avia Economy, Thai Lion Air
★★★★★
Parfait !
Sep 4, 2018
train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★★★
Very organised, professional staff, tickets ready for collection as per description, the train was a fantastic experience for myself and family, I would recommend 12 Go Asia and will be using this company again to access railway tickets.
Sep 3, 2018
train #39 Class II AC, Thai Railways
★★★★★
Super visite, merci Yada ????
Sep 2, 2018
train #85.2 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★★★
I am 6ft (185cm) and the lower berth fitted me almost exactly and was very comfortable. The staff at 12go were also very helpful with my prior questions. Do not go for an upper berth if you are tall as it seems to be a squeeze. A guy next to me couldn't fit and he was similar in height to me. The bus and boat was very efficient . The only thing I hate is the times of everything. You get off the train at 415am and why until 545 for the bus to the ferry which takes 30 mins. Then the ferry takes about 90 mins but everything ran smoothly.
Sep 2, 2018
bus Express, Lomprayah
★★☆☆☆
Bus ride smal leg space, almost 3 hours waiting for the ferry
Aug 30, 2018
train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★★★
Excellent trip and 22go.azia have the best service will use them again
Aug 29, 2018
train #39 Class II AC, Thai Railways
★★☆☆☆
Cafards, vétusté, bruits incessants. Siège inconfortable. Mais bon c'est pas très grave :)
Aug 28, 2018
bus Express, Lomprayah
★★★★☆
The bus was comfortable and so was the ferry. A little break would have been great but considering they dropped us at Koh Tao by 14:55, it was understandable. Would recommend if you need to reach Koh Tao fast without spending a lot of money.
Aug 27, 2018
train #169 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★★★
Very nice journey, only 30 min delay, no complications.
Aug 27, 2018
avia Economy, Thai AirAsia
★★★★★
Professional and very nice staff
Aug 26, 2018
avia Economy, Thai AirAsia
★★★★☆
Every thing correct. At time.

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