Travel from Koh Samui to Koh Phangan

There are 6 different ferry operators to choose from, with up to 19 departures a day from Koh Samui to Koh Phangan. You can book ferry tickets from Koh Samui to Koh Phangan online use the Search Box below.

Ferry Times to Koh Phangan

  • Fast Boasts: 2 ferry operators provide fast services scheduled to take 30 minutes or less.
  • Slower Boats: The other 4 ferry operators use slower boats taking from 45 minutes to 2 hours.
Ferry CompanyKoh SamuiKoh PhanganSamui Pier
Raja Ferry08:0009:30Lipa Noi
Seatran Discovery08:0008:30Bangrak
Raja Ferry10:0011:30Lipa Noi
Haad Rin Queen10:3011:20Big Buddha
Thong Nai Pan Express*12:0014:00Maenam
Raja Ferry13:0014:30Lipa Noi
Seatran Discovery13:0013:30Bangrak
Haad Rin Queen13:0013.50Big Buddha
Raja Ferry15:0016:30Lipa Noi
Raja Ferry18:0019:30Lipa Noi
Haad Rin Queen16:0016:50Big Buddha
Seatran Discovery16:3017:00Bangrak
Haad Rin Queen18:3019:20Big Buddha

The Thong Nai Express only runs January to September and only in good weather.

Buy Tickets to Koh Phangan

There are three high speed ferry services from Koh Samui to Koh Phangan:

  • Seatran Discovery from Bangrak Pier.
  • Lomprayah Ferry from Maenam Pier.
  • Lomprayah ferry from Nathon Pier.

Use the Search Box below to book your ferry tickets from Koh Samui to Koh Phangan.

Powered by 12Go Asia system

Ticket prices are the same as at the ferry pier. Ticket confirmation is instant and you will be sent an E-Ticket after booking.

Slower Boats to Koh Phangan

The four slow boat services are:

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

The Haad Queen and Thong Nai Pan Express cannot be booked in advance, and for the Raja ferry and Songserm it is not normally necessary to book in advance.

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
08:0008:30300 THB30 min
13:0013:30300 THB30 min
16:3017:00300 THB30 min

 Route Map 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

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
08:0008:30300 THB30 min
12:3013:00300 THB30 min

Route Map 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 Lomprayah 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

How useful was this article?

Click on a star to rate it!

Average rating 4 / 5. Vote count: 1

No votes so far! Be the first to rate this post.