Koh Samui to Koh Tao

Koh Samui to Koh Tao

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13:00
Na Thon Koh Samui
2h ferry journey in Speedboat
4.5
15:00
Mae Haad Koh Tao
฿700 per adult

From Na Thon Koh Samui to Koh Tao by ferry

eTicket Instant Refundable Cheapest Fastest
13:00
Na Thon Koh Samui
2h ferry journey in Speedboat
4.5
15:00
Mae Haad Koh Tao
฿700 per adult

Transportation from Koh Samui to Koh Tao

  • Ferries
    ฿ 500
  • Trains are not avaliable
  • Buses are not avaliable
  • Flights are not avaliable
  • Taxis are not avaliable

How to get from Koh Samui to Koh Tao

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

  • Ferry
  • 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+van ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A ferry ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about THB 800. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a ferry as a ferry ticket costs as low as THB 500.

How far is Koh Samui from Koh Tao?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Koh Samui to Koh Tao. Your trip will be a total of 51 miles (81 km). The flying distance is 40 miles (63 km).

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

The travel time from Koh Samui to Koh Tao can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 6 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Koh Samui to Koh Tao varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Songserm (ส่งเสริม): travelling by ferry expect to pay as low as THB 500 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a ferry - a one-way ferry ticket can cost as much as THB 800.

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

  • Ferry tickets - THB 500 to THB 800.
  • ferry+van price: THB 650 - THB 650. From Koh Samui to Koh Tao starting from 09:30 Mae Haad Koh Tao until 09:30 Mae Haad Koh Tao
  • van+ferry price: THB 650 - THB 650. From Koh Samui to Koh Tao starting from 09:30 Koh Samui any hotel until 09:30 Koh Samui any hotel

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

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

  • Ferries leave from Koh Samui for Koh Tao 1 times a day.
  • 1 by ferry+van from Koh Samui to Koh Tao starting from 09:30 Mae Haad Koh Tao until 09:30 Mae Haad Koh Tao
  • 1 by van+ferry from Koh Samui to Koh Tao starting from 09:30 Koh Samui any hotel until 09:30 Koh Samui any hotel

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Ferries

Travelling by ferry is one of the most scenic ways to get from Koh Samui 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 Koh Samui to Koh Tao

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Koh Samui 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:

  • 88% users voted for a ferry ticket.
  • 6% chosen ferry+van
  • 6% chosen van+ferry