By ferry it takes from 1 hour 30 minutes to 3 hours 30 minutes to travel from Koh Tao to Koh Samui depending upon which service you take.
Ferry times from Koh Tao to Koh Samui
There are currently 5 ferry services a day from Koh Tao to Koh Samui.
Buy Tickets from Koh Tao to Koh Samui
Use the Search Box below to buy your tickets from Koh Tao to Koh Samui.
The price of the tickets is the same as buying the tickets at the pier.
Mae Haad Pier in Koh Tao
Mae Haad Pier is the main ferry pier on Koh Tao, and all major ferry services leave from here. Mae Haad Pier is near Sairee Beach where the island’s main town is also located. From other parts of the island you can travel to Mae Haad Pier by shared taxi or taxi boat.
Arrival in Koh Samui
The two boat services from Koh Tao to Koh Samui each arrive at different piers.
- The Lomprayah Ferry arrives at Maenam Pier
This service arrives in Koh Samui at Maenam Pier. Maenam Pier is 750 metres (9 minute walk) from the main ring road around the island where you can easily flag down a shared pick up truck taxi which will charge around 60 THB per person for the trip to Chaweng. If 750 metres is too far to walk then speak to the Lomprayah check in staff about arranging a place in one of their minivans. It costs 150 THB per person to any point on the island from Maenam Pier.
Location of the Lomprayah Pier in Maenam
- The Songserm Ferry arrives at Na Thon Ferry Pier
This service takes you to Na Thon, which is the main town in Koh Samui.
Shared and private taxis depart from near to the start of the ferry pier. Shared taxi services run around the island’s ring road passing through popular destinations such as Maenam, Chaweng and Lamai.