Bangkok to Koh Tao

Bangkok to Koh Tao

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eTicket Instant Refundable Cheapest Fastest
21:00
Khao San Lomprayah, Bangkok
11h 45m journey in Bus+ferry. All connections guaranteed
5
08:45
+1
Mae Haad Koh Tao
฿1,250 per adult
Refundable
17:05
Hua Lamphong, Bangkok
16h 25m journey in train+ferry. All connections guaranteed
09:30
+1
Mae Haad Koh Tao
฿1,640 per adult

From Khao San Lomprayah to Koh Tao by Bus and ferry

eTicket Instant Refundable Cheapest Fastest
21:00
Khao San Lomprayah, Bangkok
11h 45m journey in Bus+ferry. All connections guaranteed
5
08:45
+1
Mae Haad Koh Tao
฿1,250 per adult

From Hua Lamphong to Koh Tao by train and ferry

Refundable
17:05
Hua Lamphong, Bangkok
16h 25m journey in train+ferry. All connections guaranteed
09:30
+1
Mae Haad Koh Tao
฿1,640 per adult

Transportation from Bangkok to Koh Tao

How to get from Bangkok to Koh Tao

When you want to get from Bangkok to Koh Tao, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Flight
  • Bus
  • Ferry
  • Train
  • Van

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Ferry. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Ferry+train ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A flight+ferry+van ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about THB 2,650. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus+ferry as a bus+ferry ticket costs as low as THB 900.

How far is Bangkok from Koh Tao?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Bangkok to Koh Tao. Your trip will be a total of 335 miles (538 km). The flying distance is 258 miles (414 km).

How long does it take to get from Bangkok to Koh Tao?

The travel time from Bangkok to Koh Tao can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 7 to 17 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Bangkok to Koh Tao?

The cost of the trip from Bangkok to Koh Tao varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Songserm (ส่งเสริม): travelling by bus+ferry expect to pay as low as THB 900 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a flight+ferry+van - a one-way flight+ferry+van ticket can cost as much as THB 2,650.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Bangkok to Koh Tao:

  • Bus+ferry price: THB 900 - THB 1,250. From Bangkok to Koh Tao starting from 18:00 Mae Haad Koh Tao until 21:00 Mae Haad Koh Tao
  • Bus+ferry+train price: THB 1,483 - THB 2,177. From Bangkok to Koh Tao starting from 17:35 Hua Lamphong until 19:30 Hua Lamphong
  • train+Bus+ferry price: THB 1,483 - THB 2,177. From Bangkok to Koh Tao starting from 17:35 Hua Lamphong until 19:30 Hua Lamphong
  • ferry+train price: THB 1,590 - THB 2,139. From Bangkok to Koh Tao starting from 17:05 Mae Haad Koh Tao until 19:30 Mae Haad Koh Tao
  • Ferry tickets - THB 2,050 to THB 2,050.
  • ferry+van price: THB 2,050 - THB 2,050. From Bangkok to Koh Tao starting from 06:05 Koh Tao until 08:05 Koh Tao
  • flight+ferry price: THB 2,499 - THB 2,499. From Bangkok to Koh Tao starting from 08:05 Koh Tao until 08:05 Koh Tao
  • flight+ferry+van price: THB 2,499 - THB 2,499. From Bangkok to Koh Tao starting from 06:05 Koh Tao until 08:05 Koh Tao
  • flight+van+ferry price: THB 2,650 - THB 2,650. From Bangkok to Koh Tao starting from 08:05 Don Mueang Airport until 08:05 Don Mueang Airport

How many trips per day are there between Bangkok and Koh Tao?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • 2 by train+Bus+ferry from Bangkok to Koh Tao starting from 17:35 Hua Lamphong until 19:30 Hua Lamphong
  • 1 by flight+ferry from Bangkok to Koh Tao starting from 08:05 Koh Tao until 08:05 Koh Tao
  • 1 by flight+ferry+van from Bangkok to Koh Tao starting from 06:05 Koh Tao until 08:05 Koh Tao
  • 1 by flight+van+ferry from Bangkok to Koh Tao starting from 08:05 Don Mueang Airport until 08:05 Don Mueang Airport
  • 1 by Bus+ferry from Bangkok to Koh Tao starting from 18:00 Mae Haad Koh Tao until 21:00 Mae Haad Koh Tao
  • 1 by Bus+ferry+train from Bangkok to Koh Tao starting from 17:35 Hua Lamphong until 19:30 Hua Lamphong
  • Ferries leave from Bangkok for Koh Tao 1 times a day.
  • 1 by ferry+train from Bangkok to Koh Tao starting from 17:05 Mae Haad Koh Tao until 19:30 Mae Haad Koh Tao
  • 1 by ferry+van from Bangkok to Koh Tao starting from 06:05 Koh Tao until 08:05 Koh Tao

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Ferries

Travelling by ferry is one of the most scenic ways to get from Bangkok to Koh Tao as it combines transportation and sightseeing to some extent.

However, with these upsides in mind, you should still understand ferry travel is not for everyone. If you’re prone to seasickness it may be an unpleasant experience. As a rule, a ferry journey isn’t the cheapest way to travel During the high season ferry tickets might be hard to get, so you should always book in advance when possible.

Things to remember: ferry rides are dependent on weather conditions.

The most popular transport from Bangkok to Koh Tao

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Bangkok to Koh Tao? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 28% chosen ferry+train
  • 28% chosen Bus+ferry+train
  • 28% chosen train+Bus+ferry
  • 11% chosen Bus+ferry
  • 1% chosen flight+ferry
  • 1% chosen flight+ferry+van
  • 1% chosen flight+van+ferry
  • 1% users voted for a ferry ticket.
  • 1% chosen ferry+van