Koh Phangan to Phuket (May 2024)

There are two ways to travel quickly between Koh Phangan and Phuket. 1. By flying from Koh Samui Airport to Phuket. By fast ferry Koh Samui is only 30 minutes from Koh Phangan. 2. By booking a joint boat and bus service which will take you directly from Koh Phangan to Phuket.

Bus Times from Koh Phangan to Phuket


There are currently 22 direct services a day from Koh Phangan to Phuket available to book online.

PhanganPhuketTicketCompany
05:0016:00฿ 744Raja Ferry
05:0015:00฿ 799Phangan Tour 2000
05:3015:00฿ 799Phangan Tour 2000
08:0017:00฿ 780Raja Ferry
08:0017:00฿ 756Phantip Travel
08:0018:00฿ 799Phangan Tour 2000
08:3017:00฿ 756Phantip Travel
08:3017:30฿ 990Phantip Travel
08:3018:00฿ 799Phangan Tour 2000
08:3017:00฿ 82012Go Transport
11:0018:30฿ 780Raja Ferry
11:0018:30฿ 756Phantip Travel
11:0021:00฿ 799Phangan Tour 2000
11:0018:30฿ 82012Go Transport
11:0018:30฿ 1,400Lomprayah
11:3021:00฿ 799Phangan Tour 2000
11:3018:30฿ 756Phantip Travel
11:3018:30฿ 82012Go Transport
22:0013:00฿ 950Fame Tour
22:0012:30฿ 1,020Sapthaweephol Tour and Travel
22:0013:00฿ 950Koh Tao Booking Center
22:0013:00฿ 920465 Surat Thani Phuket Transport

There are other slightly cheaper ways of doing the journey, but they take longer and in general they are the best option only for visitors planning to stay for several months in South East Asia on a tighter budget. See below for more information about independent travel between Koh Phangan and Phuket.

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The service we recommend is provided by the Lomprayah High Speed Ferry Company. The journey with the Lomprayah High Speed Ferry Company has two stages:

  • High speed ferry to Surat Thani on the mainland.
  • Luxury bus direct from Surat Thani to Phuket Town.

The Phantip Travel and Seatran services follow a slightly different route from Koh Phangan to Phuket travelling via Donsak.

Independent Travel from Koh Phangan to Phuket


If you want to travel independently then the journey has two stages:

  1. Take a ferry and bus connection from Koh Phangan to Surat Thani City.
  2. Then catch a minivan or bus to Phuket from there.
Bus from Koh Phangan to Phuket
Bus from Koh Phangan to Phuket

It is possible to do the journey for about 650 THB but the total journey time is likely to be around 4 hours longer than booking to go direct from Koh Phangan to Phuket with the Lomprayah High Speed Ferry Company. What takes the extra time is getting from Donsak ferry pier to Surat Thani city and then a wait for connecting minivan to depart. The direct service takes you from Koh Phangan on a high speed ferry to a minivan or bus waiting at the pier on the mainland.

Koh Phangan Ferry Port


Joint ferry and bus services from Koh Phangan to Phuket start at Koh Phangan Ferry Port in Thong Sala, which is the administrative capital of the island. Thong Sala can easily be reached by shared taxi (songthaew) from nearly all areas of Koh Phangan. Most resorts will be able to organise a car to take you to the ferry port in time to check in for the journey and board the ferry.

Location of Koh Phangan Port


Google Map of Koh Phangan Port

Arrival In Phuket


The Lomprayah Service terminates in Phuket Town. To go to destinations in the North of Phuket go to the minivan station on Montri Road, just north of the Phuket Post Office. For destinations in the South of Phuket go to the minivan station on Phangnga Road.

Lomprayah Bus Stop in Phuket


Google Map of Lomprayah Phuket Bus Stop

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