By bus it takes from 6 hours 30 minutes to 7 hours 30 minutes to travel 382 km from Phuket to Chumphon.
Bus Timetable from Phuket to Chumphon
- Click on the ‘Phuket – Chumphon’ link in the timetable below for more information and to buy tickets.
|Phuket - Chumphon ฿ 6,270–8,250 6h 30m – 7h 30m
Where to get the Bus in Phuket
Bus services to Chumphon depart from Phuket Bus Terminal 2 at Thanon Thepkrasattri, Tambon Ratsada, Amphoe Mueang Phuket, Chang Wat Phuket 83000, Thailand.
Arrival in Chumphon
Bus services from Phuket terminate at ChokeAnan Tour, Pracha Uthit 1 Alley, Tambon Tha Taphao, Amphoe Mueang Chumphon, Chang Wat Chumphon 86000.
Travel from Chumphon to Koh Tao
Ferries to Koh Tao depart from Chumphon Province. At the present time there are 4 ferry services a day from piers in Chumphon Province to Koh Tao. Lomprayah High Speed Ferry Company operates ferries departing at 07:00 and 13:00. Songserm operates a ferry departing at 07:00. There is also the Talay Sub Night Boat which departs at 23:00 and takes 6 hours to reach Koh Tao. the best, and most expensive ferry service is the Lomprayah High Speed Ferry which completes the sea crossing in 1 hour 45 minutes.
The Songserm passenger ferry takes 2 hours 45 minutes to reach Koh Tao. The Talay Sub Night Boat is converted cargo ship fitted out with bunk beds inside. Like the Night Boat services operating from Surat Thani, the Talay Sub Night Boat is not particularly comfortable and unsuitable for families, although younger travellers on a tight budget may find that taking the Talay Sub Night Boat is the best option for them.
Songserm, Lomprayah High Speed Ferry Company and two local travel agencies operate bus services from Chumphon town, Chumphon Railway Station and Chumphon Airport connecting with all four ferry departures to Koh Tao. These joint bus and ferry services are available to book online.