Travel from Koh Samui to Koh Phi Phi

By joint bus and ferry service the journey from Koh Samui to Koh Phi Phi is scheduled to take from 7 to 12 hours depending upon which company you travel with.

Bus Times from Koh Samui to Koh Phi Phi


There are currently 4 direct services a day from Koh Samui to Koh Phi Phi available to book online.

CompanyKoh SamuiKoh Phi PhiCost
Raja Ferry05:0017:00฿ 1,296
Phantip08:0015:30฿ 1,220
Lomprayah08:3015:30฿ 2,100
Lomprayah08:3016:30฿ 1,550

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Independent Travel to Koh Phi Phi


The best way to explain how to travel independently from Koh Samui to Koh Phi Phi is to break the journey down into 5 different stages:

  1. Ferry from Koh Samui to Donsak.
  2. Bus from Donsak ferry port to Surat Thani bus station.
  3. Bus from Surat Thani bus station to Krabi bus station.
  4. Taxi from Krabi bus station to Klong Jilard pier.
  5. Ferry from Klong Jilard pier to Koh Phi Phi.
Coastal cliffs in Koh Phi Phi
Coastal cliffs in Koh Phi Phi

Journeys times can vary from 9 to 12 hours depending upon how quickly you can make each connection. If you travel independently you may need to spend one night in Krabi before travelling onto Koh Phi Phi.

Option 1: Phantip Travel


This service departs from Nathon Seatran Ferry Pier. The first part of the journey by car ferry to Donsak ferry port on the mainland. From there passengers transfer to a bus or minivan (depending on the number of people travelling) for the journey to Ao Nam Mao Pier in Krabi province to board another ferry over to Koh Phi Phi.

Travel Times from Koh Samui to Koh Phi Phi (Phantip Travel)
Koh SamuiKoh Phi Phi
08:0015:30
  • Journey Time: 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Cost: 1,220 THB
Location of the Phantip Travel office in Na Thon
  • The Phantip Travel service to Koh Phi Phi departs from the Phantip Travel office in Na Thon.

Google Map of the Phantip Travel office in Nathon

Option 2: Lomprayah


This service departs from Bangrak Pier, which is in the North East of Koh Samui near the airport and Bophut. You can get here by shared taxi pick up taxi or private taxi. This small pier has a cafe, toilet, covered seating area and adjacent small supermarket. Turn up at least 30 minutes before travel to check in and exchange your travel voucher for a ticket at the check in counter.

Travel Times from Koh Samui to Koh Phi Phi (Lomprayah)
Koh SamuiKoh Phi Phi
08:3015:30
08:3016:30
  • Journey Time: 7 to 8 hours
  • Cost: 1,550 to 2,100 THB
Location of Maenam Pier in Koh Samui
  • The Lomprayah service to Koh Phi Phi departs from either Na Thon Ferry Pier or Maenam Ferry Pier.

Google Map of Maenam Ferry Pier

Arrival in Koh Phi Phi


All services from Koh Samui to Koh Phi Phi terminate at Ao Ton Sai Pier, which is in the centre of Koh Phi Phi in the main town. Many of the resorts are situated here. If you are in one of the resorts in the North of the island you may need to organise a taxi boat for your onward journey as this may be easier than the journey by road from the Ao Ton Sai Pier. Taxi boats are available for hire from the pier.

Location of Ao Ton Sai Pier


Google Map of Ao Tonsai Pier

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