Koh Samui to Koh Phangan Thailand: Transport Guide
Koh Phangan’s epic Full Moon Party is a scene to behold, and there’s no experience quite like it. It’s undoubtedly one of the most intriguing features of this beautiful island.
So if you’re planning to join one, here is a useful guide on how to get there.
In this travel guide, you’ll find useful information about traveling from Koh Samui to Koh Phangan by ferry, including timetable, ticket prices, and tips.
Koh Samui to Koh Phangan ferry
The distance between Koh Samui ferry port and Koh Phangan ferry port is approximately 14 nautical miles (25km). There are several ferries every day from Koh Samui to Koh Phangan, taking about 30 minutes to travel.
If you’re arriving at Koh Samui Airport or in Koh Samui, you can book a package that includes the transport from the airport to Koh Samui ferry, along with the ferry trip.
|Speedboat||30 mins||$10 (€10)||Check tickets|
|Ferry||1 ~ 1.5 hours||$6 (€6)||Check tickets|
|Airport + Ferry||1 hour 15 mins||$15 (€15)||Check tickets|
Things to do in Koh Phangan
- See the beautiful beaches: Bottle Beach or, Haad Rin Nok, Malibu Beach
- Hike to the top of the Khao Ra mountains
- Visit the temples: Wat Khao Tam, Wat Pho
- Explore the waterfalls: Than Sadet Waterfall, Phaeng Waterfall
- Stroll night markets: Phantip Night Market
Below is more information about Koh Samui to Koh Phangan ferry.
|Journey time||30 minutes|
|Price||From $6 (€6)|
|Distance||14 nautical miles (25km)|
|Frequency||14 ferries per day|
|First ferry||7 am|
|Last ferry||5 pm|
|Departure station||Koh Samui|
|Arrival station||Koh Phangan|
|Operators||Raja Ferry, Lomprayah, Songserm|
Koh Samui to Koh Phangan ferry schedule
|Raja Ferry||07:00||08:30||Check tickets|
How long is the ferry from Koh Samui to Koh Phangan?
The ferry from Koh Samui to Koh Phangan takes from 30 minutes to 1 hour and 30 minutes, depending on whether you’re taking a speed boat or ferry. Please note that the schedule may change due to weather or unforeseen situations. You should be at the port at least 30 minutes before departure.
How much is the speed boat from Koh Samui to Koh Phangan?
The ferry ticket to Koh Phangan costs from $6 (€6) to $10 (€10). If you need a transfer between the airport to Koh Samui port, you’ll be expected to pay a bit extra for the package. You should book your tickets in advance to secure the best seat and prices. Please check the latest prices here.
When is the first and last ferry departing from Koh Samui?
The first ferry leaves the port at 7 am, and the last departs at 5 pm. For the latest schedule, please check here.
What is the main port from Koh Samui?
The Nathon Pier is the main port in Koh Samui. You’ll usually depart here if you take Seatran and Lomprayah ferry companies.
Koh Phangan to Koh Samui ferry
You can check the ferry schedule below on your way back from Koh Phangan to Koh Samui.
|Raja Ferry||09:30||11:00||Check tickets|