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 long is the ferry from Koh Tao to Surat Thani?

around 2 hours 45 minutes
The Koh Tao Suratthani ferry route connects Koh Tao Island with Thailand. Currently there is just the 1 ferry company operating this ferry service, Lomprayah High Speed Ferries. The crossing operates up to 14 times each week with sailing durations from around 2 hours 45 minutes.

How much is the ferry from Chumphon to Koh Tao?

Songserm Ferry journey from Chumphon to Koh Tao takes 2h45min and a one-way ticket costs 500THB for an adult and 250THB for a child.

Is there a car ferry 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.

Is Koh Tao Safe 2020?

Overall, Koh Tao is safe place to travel right now. Thousands of people visit the island each year and fall in love with the beautiful paradise island. The island is extremely popular for its marine life, making it the scuba diving destination of choice in Thailand.

Can you fly Koh Tao?

Koh Tao, Thailand is a small island with no airport. But nowadays it is easy to get to Koh Tao, with a range of travel options including flights, buses, trains and ferries.

How long does it take to 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.

How do I get from Surat Thani to Koh Tao?

The quickest way to get from Surat Thani to Koh Tao is to ferry which costs ฿850 – ฿1300 and takes 3h 43m.

Is Koh Tao expensive?

You should plan to spend around ฿1,078 ($32) per day on your vacation in Koh Tao, which is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors. Also, the average hotel price in Koh Tao for a couple is ฿828 ($25). So, a trip to Koh Tao for two people for one week costs on average ฿15,085 ($452).

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 worth it?

Koh Tao is one of Thailand’s most popular islands, especially for divers and snorkelers. But even if you don’t dive yourself, visiting Koh Tao is definitely worth it. The island does not offer many classic sights, but all the more exciting activities.

Is there a taxi from donsak to Raja Ferry Port?

There are a few piers at Donsak, so you will want to find the correct one if you are arriving by private taxi. Fortunately, Surat Thani taxi drivers are going to know this pier by the address. The pier itself is impressive, a solid concrete island hub with a huge car parking space, long walkway, and multiple ferry docking ports.

Is there a ferry from donsak to Surat?

In between ferry arrivals and departures its completely quiet, all you can hear is the sea and the breeze. Donsak lies in the south of Surat Thani… Read More

Which is the best ferry port for Surat Thani?

Donsak Pier is some 45km south of Surat Thani Town, and is the main ferry port for virtually all of our ferry arrivals and departures. Take note of the pier address below. There are a few piers at Donsak, so you will want to find the correct one if you are arriving by private taxi.

Is there a toilet at the donsak pier?

There’s opportunity to grab a snack and a tea or coffee while you wait, and the toilet facilities are quite reasonable. The good news is that the Donsak pier staff are familiar with and our customer service processes, so you should be in for a smooth ride.