Last updated: Jan 10, 2020


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How To Get From Koh Tao to Koh Samui?

Koh Tao and Koh Samui are two paradise islands in the Gulf of Thailand, located east of the mainland.

As Koh Tao doesn’t have an airport, your only way to travel the 70km distance from Koh Tao to Koh Samui is by ferry. In total there are 3 ferry companies operating on this route and the journey takes at least 2 hours. Tickets costs between $18 to $24.50.

Transport modeDurationCostsAvailability
Ferry3hr 15min550 THB ($18)Check ferry tickets

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Koh Tao to Koh Samui by Ferry

Duration: 3hr 15min
Costs: 550 THB ($18)

All ferries leaving for Koh Samui depart from the main pier in Koh Tao: Mae Haad Pier. However, they dock at different ports in Koh Samui. Make sure you choose a ferry that docks near your hotel.

To help you plan your trip, we have provided an overview of the ferries to Koh Samui, ordered per pier. You can book your ferry tickets through the link below.

Ferry to Nathon Pier

Ferry OperatorScheduleDurationCosts
1h 50m740 THB ($24.50)
Songserm10:00-13:153h 15min550 THB ($18)

Ferry to Maenam Pier

Ferry OperatorScheduleDurationCosts
1h 50m
1h 40m
640 THB ($21)

Ferry to Bangrak Pier

Ferry OperatorScheduleDurationCosts
Seatran Discovery06:30-08:30
2h610 THB ($20)

All of the above companies offer a hotel drop-off service for an additional 150 THB ($5). You can also arrange your own transfer at the pier in Koh Samui or ask your hotel for a pick-up service beforehand.

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