- 1 How do you get to Koh Tao?
- 2 What is the best way to get from Phuket to Koh Samui?
- 3 How do I get to Koh Tao by train?
- 4 How do I get to Koh Tao by ferry?
- 5 How many tourists have died in Koh Tao?
- 6 Is Koh Tao expensive?
- 7 Is Phuket better than Koh Samui?
- 8 Can you get a boat from Phuket to Koh Samui?
- 9 How many days is enough for Phuket?
- 10 How long is the ferry from Chumphon to Koh Tao?
- 11 How do I get from Koh Phangan to Koh Tao?
- 12 Can you take your car to Koh Tao?
- 13 Does Koh Tao have an airport?
- 14 How do I get from Koh Samui to Koh Tao?
How do you get to Koh Tao?
4 good options:
- Fly from Bangkok to Samui, then catch ferry to Koh Tao. Fastest most direct route.
- Fly from Bangkok to Suratthani or Chumphon, then catch ferry to Koh Tao.
- Joint Bus (Coach) + Ferry from Bangkok to Koh Tao.
- Overnight Sleeper Train + Ferry from Bangkok to Koh Tao.
What is the best way to get from Phuket to Koh Samui?
There are several options to get from Phuket to Koh Samui: by direct plane, bus with a change to Phuket to Koh Samui ferry, or private transfer. You can also rent a car without a driver. Flights take 55 minutes, the ticket price starts from $100.
How do I get to Koh Tao by train?
The best way to travel from Bangkok to Koh Tao is to book a sleeper seat on an overnight train from Bangkok to Chumphon. On arrival at Chumphon in the morning you can then take a joint bus and ferry service direct from outside the railway station to Koh Tao.
How do I get to Koh Tao by ferry?
Catch a flight with Nok Air domestic airline from Bangkok to either Surat Thani or Chumphon. From either airport there is a shuttle provided by the ferry companies, either Lomprayah or Seatran to take you to the respective pier. From their you catch the ferry to Koh Tao.
How many tourists have died in Koh Tao?
But among some foreigners, Koh Tao has taken on a more sinister reputation. At least eleven European tourists have died or disappeared there since 2014 and it is now described as “Death Island” or “Murder Island”. Deaths have been explained away by the authorities as unfortunate accidents or suicides.
Is Koh Tao expensive?
Koh Tao is more expensive than Koh Phangan, but it’s still affordable. You can expect to pay a bit more in terms of accommodation. To give you an idea, dorms start at about TBH 190 per night and you can rent a scooter for about TBH 150-200 per day.
Is Phuket better than Koh Samui?
Both islands have some of the world’s most beautiful beaches so traveler’s choice will depend on their interests and what they want to get out of their holiday. For a social whirlwind or surfing, Phuket is the better choice. But for a relaxed holiday by the ocean or for snorkeling, Samui is the winner.
Can you get a boat from Phuket to Koh Samui?
From Phuket to Koh Samui you can travel by bus, ferry and flight… Travel distance from Phuket to Koh Samui is about 350 km by land and you can travel by combination of bus and fery/boat. There are some buses from Phuket to Surat Thani province and ferries + boats from Surat Thani to Koh Samui.
How many days is enough for Phuket?
We recommend spending a minimum of 4 days in Phuket to experience the best it has to offer. Pick up your favourite things to do from this guide and stitch the best possible Phuket itinerary for you.
How long is the ferry from Chumphon to Koh Tao?
The Chumphon Koh Tao ferry route connects Thailand with Koh Tao Island. Currently there is just the 1 ferry company operating this ferry service, Songserm. The crossing operates up to 7 times each week with sailing durations from around 2 hours 45 minutes.
How do I get from Koh Phangan to Koh Tao?
Koh Tao to Koh Phangan by Ferry All ferries depart from the Mae Haad Pier on Koh Tao and the dock at Thong Sala Pier on Koh Phangan. The journey takes a just over 1 hour with Lomprayah or Seatran, while the Songserm ferry takes 2 hours.
Can you take your car to Koh Tao?
There is no car ferry that goes to Koh Tao and really not proper roads for a hire car. You can go to Samui and Koh Phangan with Raja Ferry, but that’s as far as you can go.
Does Koh Tao have an airport?
By Air The nearest airports are in Chumphon Airport (Nok Air), Pathio District, Chumphon and Ko Samui Airport. Both offer onward high speed ferry connections to Koh Tao. This option is one of the fastest to get to Koh Tao and generally much less expensive than via Samui Airport.
How do I get from Koh Samui to Koh Tao?
The Koh Samui Koh Tao ferry route connects Koh Samui Island with Koh Tao Island. Currently there is just the 1 ferry company operating this ferry service, Songserm. The crossing operates up to 4 times each week with sailing durations from around 3 hours 15 minutes.