Chumphon to Ranong

By minivan the journey from Chumphon to Ranong is scheduled to take 1 hour 50 minutes.

Bus Timetable from Chumphon to Ranong

  • Click on the Chumphon – Ranong link in the timetable below for more information and to buy tickets.
Chumphon - Ranong ฿ 400 2h
  •   Regional 14pax 07:00, 11:00, 15:00

Departure from Chumphon

Services from Chumphon to Ranong depart from the Fame Tour Office, 188/20-21 Saladang Road, Tatapao, Chumphon, Chumpon 86000, Thailand.

Google Map of Chumphon Fame Tour Office

Arrival in Ranong

Services from Chumphon to Ranong terminate at Ranong Bus Station, 6/60-61, Moo 1, Phetkasem Road, Tambon Bang Rin, Amphoe Mueang Ranong, Ranong, 85000, Tambon Bang Rin, Amphoe Mueang Ranong, Chang Wat Ranong 85000.

Google Map of Ranong Bus Station

About Travel to Koh Phayam

Most foreign visitors who come to Ranong are either planning to cross over to Kawthoung in Myanmar or to travel to the charming and relatively undeveloped island of Koh Phayam.

Boat Services to Koh Phayam

There are two types of boat from Ranong to Koh Phayam: speed boat services which take about 45 minutes to reach the island, and a wooden ferry service which is cheap but takes about two hours.

Tai Kak Ferry

The wooden ferry service is called the Tai Kak Ferry and it operates once a day, typically departing at 10:00. This services departs from Tai Kak Pier, which is 7.7 km from Ranong Bus Station.

Resort in Ranong
Resort in Ranong
Speedboat services to Koh Phayam

Speedboat services to Koh Phayam run more frequently in the high season, usually from 07:30 until 16:30. If your arrival time in Ranong is uncertain then taking a speed boat to Koh Phayam is probably the better option. Speed boat services depart from Ranong Pier, which is 6.2 km from Ranong Bus Station.

Local Transport to Ranong Pier

There are two ways to travel from Ranong Bus Station to Ranong Pier.

Motorbike Taxi

The quickest option is take one of the motorbike taxis which wait outside the bus station. Expect to pay 70 to 100 THB per person for this service.

Shared Taxis

A cheaper and more safety conscious option is to take a shared taxi. These shared taxis are blue and red and they are frequent. You can flag shared taxis down on the main road outside the bus station and they often wait for customers outside the bus station. If you say ‘Koh Phayam’ to the driver they will understand where you need to go.

The drop off point for shared taxis is on the main road on the corner of a side road leading to the pier. It is a 5 minute walk from where the shared taxis drop passengers off to the entrance to the speedboat pier.

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