Travel from Koh Phi Phi to Koh Phangan

If you travel with a direct service there are three stages to the journey from Koh Phi Phi to Koh Phangan:

  • First is a ferry crossing to Krabi.
  • Second a long bus journey to Donsak on the East Coast.
  • Third is a ferry crossing to Koh Phangan.

Bus Times from Koh Phi Phi to Koh Phangan

There are currently 12 direct services a day from Koh Phi Phi to Koh Phangan available to book online.

Koh Phi PhiKoh PhanganTicketCompany
08:4517:45฿ 1,750Ramon Transport
09:0020:30฿ 1,380Raja Ferry
09:0019:30฿ 1,440Krabi Sea Pearl
09:0016:00฿ 1,650Lomprayah
09:0019:45฿ 1,500Ramon Transport
10:0019:30฿ 1,750Ramon Transport
10:3020:00฿ 1,300Songserm
10:3020:00฿ 1,310Phantip
10:3020:30฿ 1,310Phantip
11:0019:45฿ 1,750Ramon Transport
13:3005:30฿ 1,550Koh Tao Booking Center
13:3005:00฿ 1,500Sapthaweephol Tour and Travel

We recommend that you book well in advance to secure a place on the ferry especially around the time of the Full Moon Party when tens of thousands of would be party goers are making their way to Koh Phangan.

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Departure from Koh Phi Phi (Ton Sai Pier)

Ton Sai pier in the centre of Koh Phi Phi island near the main town. There no direct services to Koh Phangan from Koh Phi Phi’s northern pier on Leam Thong beach.

Location of Ton Sai Pier

Google Map of Ton Sai Pier

Travel in Koh Phangan

This service arrives at the main port town of Thong Sala in Koh Phangan. From 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. 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.

Koh Phangan Ferry Port

Google Map of Koh Phangan Ferry Port

About Travel from Koh Phi Phi to Koh Phangan

If you are planning to travel from Koh Phi Phi to Koh Phangan you have the choice of either travelling independently and organising separate tickets for those stages, or paying slightly more to take a direct service where the same company takes you the whole way.

Transfers between ferry pier and bus stop

The time consuming part of the journey for those travelling independently is getting from the ferry piers in Krabi to the Krabi Town to catch a minivan and then from Surat Thani City to a ferry port in Donsak for the boat to Koh Phangan. The direct service goes straight from one pier to the other avoiding the lengthy connection times.

Services from Koh Phi Phi to Koh Phangan terminate at Thong Sala Pier
Services from Koh Phi Phi to Koh Phangan terminate at Thong Sala Pier
Independent travel from Koh Phi Phi to Koh Phangan

To do the journey independently you need to complete 5 separate journeys.

  • Firstly, a ferry from Koh Phi Phi to a ferry pier in Krabi province.
  • Secondly, a taxi from the ferry pier to Krabi Bus Terminal.
  • Thirdly, a bus or minivan from Krabi Bus Terminal to Surat Thani City.
  • Fourthly, a bus from Surat Thani city to a Donsak ferry port.
  • Fifthly, a ferry from Donsak ferry pier to Koh Phangan.

The cost saving on doing the trip independently in five stages is so small that few people would bother.

The direct services are much easier and allows travellers to complete the journey in one day, which is difficult to do if travelling independently. The last ferry of the day to Koh Phangan leaves from Donsak at 18:00 and if you miss it you need to spend the night in a hotel or catch the Night Boat which departs from Surat Thani City.

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