Last updated: Jan 10, 2020


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How To Get From Koh Phangan to Koh Samui?

Finished exploring Koh Phangan but wishing for more salty air and sandy beaches? Then head on over to Koh Samui.

Koh Samui is a slightly larger island located south of Koh Phangan and offers more shopping, eating, beaches and stunning viewpoints.

To travel from Koh Phangan to Koh Samui, you can book a ferry with one of the 4 ferry companies operating on this route. The 15km journey range from 20 minutes to 1.5 hours and ferry tickets cost between $7.50 to $12.50.

Transport modeDurationCostsAvailability
Ferry45 min220 THB ($7.50)Check ferry tickets

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Koh Phangan to Koh Samui by Ferry

Duration: 45min
Costs: 220 THB ($7.50)

When heading south to the island of Koh Samui, all ferries depart from Thong Sala Pier on Koh Phangan.

There are many different piers on Koh Samui so be sure to book a ferry that docks nearest to your hotel. To serve as your guide in booking a ferry, we give you an overview of the trips below.

Ferry to Nathon Pier

Ferry OperatorScheduleDurationCosts
45m220 THB ($7.50)
30m320 THB ($10.50)

Ferry to Lipa Noi Pier

Ferry OperatorScheduleDurationCosts
Raja Ferry07:00-08:30
1h 30m380 THB ($12.50)

Ferry to Maenam Pier

Ferry OperatorScheduleDurationCosts
20m340 THB ($11.50)

Ferry to Bangrak Pier

Ferry OperatorScheduleDurationCosts
Seatran Discovery08:00-08:30
320 THB ($10.50)

The entire journey between the two islands takes at least 20 minutes. The cost depends on which pier you wish to arrive at. Lomprayah and Seatran Discovery offer a drop-off service to your hotel in Koh Samui for an additional 150 THB ($5). You can also arrange for your own transfer or ask for assistance from your hotel beforehand.

To book your ferry tickets online, you can click the button below:

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