Travel To Koh Phangan


Bus: Bangkok to Suratthani
Most travel agencies will be able to sell an all in one ticket from Bangkok to Koh Phangan which includes the bus and ferry ticket for about 650 Baht per person.
Buses depart from Bangkok at around 7 p.m., arrival early morning in Suratthani in time for the first ferry to the islands. Coming back, there are numerous ferries, but for the bus you will need to depart no later than 1 p.m.
Usually a shuttle bus will drop passengers off in Suratthani to wait until about 7 p.m. at which time the bus will depart to Bangkok.

Train: Bangkok to Suratthani
Second Class (Air -con or Fan) Sleeper trains are the best as you get a table and sofa that turns into fairly spacious beds, the lower bunk is bigger so best.
First Class with sink and double bunks in each room.
All trains for Phangan stop at Suratthani railway station which is few miles out of town, so if have to stay in Suratthani, it is cheapest to lodge near the station otherwise you must rent a Songtaew Taxi.

Air: Bangkok to Suratthani
Koh Samui Airport is the most convenient airport with Bangkok Airways, flying in over 40 times in a day from Bangkok, Krabi, Phuket, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur or Hong Kong. The last boat leaves for Koh Phangan from big Buddha pier at 6.30pm and flights arriving later than 5pm, you may have hire a private speedboat or stay in Koh Samui.
It is cheaper to fly from Bangkok to the government airport at Suratthani where a couple of budget airline. it takes a minimum 0f 5 hours to get to Koh Phangan from Suratthani airport at a cost of around 450 baht which include bus transfer and boat ticket.

Ferry to Koh Phangan

Type of Boat Company Tel. Suratthani Koh Phangan
Ferry Raja Ferry - Donsak
077 371151,
077 371205-6
Thongsala
077 3774523
Speed Boat Songserm Travel Kaosarn Rd.
02-2811463-5
Thathong
077 285124-6
Thongsala
077 377046,
077 377096
Sleeping Boat - - Baan Don
077 284928
 

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Ferry from Suratthani to Koh Phangan

To Koh Phangan

Boat Type Company Name Pier Service Time Duration (hrs) Fares
Ferry Raja Ferry Donsak 07:00
10:00
14:00
17:30
2 1/2  150 Bht
Speed Boat Songserm Travel Thathong 08:00 3 3/4  220
Sleeping Boat - Baandon 23:00  90

 To Suratthani

Boat Type Company Name Pier Service Time Duration Fares
Ferry Raja Ferry Thongsala 07:00
10:00
13:00
17:00
2 1/2  150
Speed Boat Songserm Travel Thongsala 12:30 3 3/4  220
Sleeping Boat - Thongsala 22:00 90

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Ferry from Koh Samui <--> Koh Phangan

From Boat Type Company Name Service Time Duration (hrs) Fares
Nathon
(Koh Samui)
Ferry Ferry Line 18:00 1 1/4 115
Speed Boat Songserm Travel 09:00, 11:00, 12:00, 17:30 45 min 115
Thongsala
(Koh Phangan)
Ferry Ferry Line 06:00 1 1/4 115
Speed Boat Songserm Travel 07:00, 12:30, 14:00, 16:00 45 115

Ferry from Koh Tao <--> Koh Phangan

From Boat Type Company Name Service Time Duration (hrs) Fares
Maehaad
(Koh Tao)
Speed Boat Songserm Travel 10:30, 14:00 1 1/2 250
Thongsala
(Koh Phangan)
Speed Boat Songserm Travel 10:00, 12:30 1 1/2 250