Travel from Koh Samui to Koh Phangan (July 2022)

There are currently 9 ferry and shared speed boat services a day from Koh Samui to Koh Phangan, which are operated by 3 different companies. 3 of the companies which provided services from Koh Samui to Koh Phangan before the covid-19 pandemic have not resumed their operations.

Ferry Times from Koh Samui to Koh Phangan

  • Speed boat service: Lomprayah.
  • Ferry Service: Raja Ferry and Haad Rin Queen.
Ferry CompanyKoh SamuiKoh PhanganSamui Pier
Lomprayah08:0008:30Maenam Pier
Raja Ferry09:3011:00Lipa Noi
Haad Rin Queen10:3011:20Big Buddha Pier
Lomprayah12:3013:00Maenam Pier
Raja Ferry14:0015:30Lipa Noi
Lomprayah16:3017:00Maenam Pier
Haad Rin Queen17:0017:50Big Buddha Pier
Raja Ferry18:3020:00Lipa Noi

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Slower Boats from Koh Samui to Koh Phangan

The four 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.
  • Raja ferry from Lipa Noi pier to Thong Sala pier.
  • Haad Rin Queen from Big Buddha pier to Haad Rin.

NB: Songserm and Thong Nai Pan Express services are still suspended.

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
08:0008:30350 THB30 min
12:3013:00350 THB30 min
16:3017:00350 THB30 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

  • Please note: Seatran Discovery services from Koh Samui to Koh Phangan are currently suspended.

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
  • Please note: The services shaded in grey are not currently operating.
Koh SamuiKoh PhanganCostJourney
08:0008:30300 THB30 min
13:0013:30300 THB30 min
16:3017:00300 THB30 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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