Koh Samui to Koh Phangan (May 2024)

There are currently 23 ferry and shared speedboat services a day from Koh Samui to Koh Phangan, operated by 5 different companies.

Ferry Times from Koh Samui to Koh Phangan

Please note the different departure points on Koh Samui for different services.

Koh SamuiKoh PhanganSamui PierFerry Company
08:0008:30Maenam PierLomprayah
09:0009:20Petcherat Marina BangrakEcho Travel
09:3010:15Bangrak PierSeatran Discovery
09:3010:00Bangrak PierLomprayah
10:3011:20Big Buddha PierHaad Rin Queen
10:3011:30Na ThonSongserm
11:0011:30Maenam PierLomprayah
11:3011:50Petcherat MarinaSongserm
11:3012:00Bangrak PierLomprayah
12:0012:20Petcherat Marina BangrakEcho Travel
12:1512:45Na ThonLomprayah
12:3013:00Maenam PierLomprayah
14:3015:15Bangrak PierSeatran Discovery
14:3014:50Maenam PierLomprayah
14:3015:00Bangrak PierLomprayah
15:0015:30Big Buddha PierHaad Rin Queen
16:0016:20Petcherat Marina BangrakEcho Travel
16:0016:30Na ThonLomprayah
16:3017:30Na ThonSongserm
16:3017:00Maenam PierLomprayah
17:0017:50Big Buddha PierHaad Rin Queen
18:3018:50Petcherat Marina BangrakEcho Travel
20:3020:50Petcherat Marina BangrakEcho Travel
  • Speedboat service:All Echo Travel services, 08:00, 11:30, 12:15, 12:30, 14:30 and 16:30 Lomprayah services, 11:30 Songserm service and the 15:00 Haad Rin Queen service.
  • Ferry Service: Seatran Discovery, Haad Rin Queen, Songserm, 11:00 and 15:30 Lomprayah services.

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Slower Boats from Koh Samui to Koh Phangan

The three slower ferry services from Koh Samui to Koh Phangan are:

  • Songerm boat from Nathon Pier to Thong Sala pier.
  • Thong Nai Pan Express boat from Maenam beach to Thong Nai Pan beach.
  • Haad Rin Queen from Big Buddha pier to Haad Rin.

NB: The Thong Nai Pan Express service only runs some days according to the weather and demand. Check locally for more information about this service which runs from a very small pier in Maenam to Thong Nai Pan on the North East Coast of Koh Phangan.

Lomprayah from Maenam Pier

Maenam Lomprayah Pier is on the North of the island about 15 minutes drive from Nathon and 25 minutes drive from Chaweng. Shared taxis frequently run along the main road past the turning to the Maenam Lomprayah Pier. From the main road to the pier it is a walk of around 1.5 km. You may want to take a taxi if you have luggage to carry.

Lomprayah Times from Koh Samui (Maenam Pier) to Koh Phangan
Koh SamuiKoh PhanganCostJourney
08:0008:30฿ 35030 min
11:0011:30฿ 25030 min
12:3013:00฿ 35030 min
14:3014:50฿ 35020 min
16:3017:00฿ 35030 min
Route from Bophut to Maenam Lomprayah Pier
  • Distance from Bophut to Maenam Lomprayah Pier: 7.1 kilometres
  • Driving time from Bophut to Maenam Lomprayah Pier: 16 minutes
Location of Maenam Lomprayah Pier

Google Map of Maenam Pralan Lomprayah Pier

Seatran Discovery

Seatran Discovery ferries depart from Bangrak Pier, which is near Koh Samui airport and 7 minutes drive from Fisherman’s Village in Bophut. You can get to Bangrak pier easily from the airport in a shared minivan. There are also shared pick up truck taxis which ply the routes from Chaweng to Bangrak and from Bophut to Bangrak.

Seatran Discovery Ferry Times from Koh Samui to Koh Phangan
Koh SamuiKoh PhanganCostJourney
09:3010:15฿ 33045 min
14:3015:15฿ 33045 min
Route from Bophut to Bangrak Seatran Discovery Pier
  • Distance from Bophut to Bangrak Seatran Discovery Pier: 4.0 kilometres
  • Driving time from Bophut to Bangrak Seatran Discovery Pier: 7 minutes
Location of the Bangrak Seatran Discovery Pier

Google Map of Bangrak Seatran Discovery Pier

Koh Phangan Ferry Port

All ferry services (with the exception of the Haad Rin Queen and Thong Nai Pan Express) terminate at  in Thong Sala. There are two piers close together in Thong Sala, Koh Phangan Ferry Port is the arrival point for Raja Ferry, Seatran Discovery and Lomprayah ferries. Songserm ferries arrive at a different pier a short distance away.

Chaloklum beach in Koh Phangan
Chaloklum beach in Koh Phangan

From the main ferry pier in Thong Sala there are plenty of shared or private taxis to all points on the island. If you are going to one of the more popular destinations, such as Haad Rin, Thong Nai Pan or Haad Yao then you are likely to able to join other people in a taxi and travel for around 200 to 300 THB per person depending on your final destination on the island. If you are going somewhere less popular then you need either to wait for other people going the same way to turn up or pay more money to hire the whole taxi.

Location of Koh Phangan Ferry Port

Google Map of Koh Phangan Ferry Port

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