Koh Tao to Phuket (April 2024)

Bus and Ferry Times

To get from Koh Tao to Phuket you first need to go to the ferry port at Donsak, near Surat Thani, and on from there either by road all the way to Phuket, or by road to Klong Jilard pier near Krabi Town then by ferry to Rassada Pier near Phuket Town. Taking a direct joint ferry and bus service is the easiest option.

Lomprayah Ferry service from Koh Tao to Phuket


This service has two stages: 1. High Speed Catamaran from Koh Tao to a ferry pier on the Tapee River just North of Surat Thani City. 2. Luxury bus service from Surat Thani City to Phuket Town

Bus and Ferry Times from Koh Tao to Phuket
Koh TaoPhuketJourneyTicket
09:3017:308 hr 00 m฿ 1,600
11:0018:307 hr 30 m฿ 1,600

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Koh Tao Ferry Pier


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.

Google Map of Mae Haad Pier in Koh Tao

Phuket Bus Stop


The Lomprayah Service terminates in Phuket Town at the Lomprayah Office off the Chao Fah Tawan Tok Road.

Google Map of Lomprayah Office in Phuket Town

Independent Travel from Koh Tao to Phuket


For the sea crossing to the mainland there are a number of different ferry services from Koh Tao to Surat Thani which you can take.

Big Buddha in Phuket
Big Buddha in Phuket

The cheapest is the night boat service which leaves Koh Tao at 21:00 and arrives in Surat Thani city at 05:00 the following day. From Surat Thani City minivans take around 4 hours to complete the journey to Phuket.

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