There are four ferry companies which travel from Koh Phangan to Donsak on the Thai mainland.
Ferry Timetable from Koh Phangan to Donsak
- Click on the Koh Phangan – Donsak link in the timetable below for more information and to buy tickets.
|Koh Phangan - Donsak ฿ 290–800 1h 30m – 2h 30m
Koh Phangan Ferry Port
Koh Phangan Ferry Port is at Thong Sala Pier in Koh Phangan.
Donsak Raja Ferry Port
Depending upon which ferry service you use there are three different ferry ports in Donsak. The majority of ferry services from Koh Phangan to Donsak, however, arrive at the Raja Ferry Port in Donsak.
About Travel to Donsak
Of the three ferry companies which travel from Koh Phangan to Donsak the fastest ferry is also the cheapest, the Raja car ferry which completes the journey in 2 hours 30 minutes. The other two ferry companies operating on this route, Seatran and Songserm, use faster ferries but take the same time or slightly longer to complete the crossing to the mainland because they stop on route at Koh Samui to pick up and drop off customers. The slower Raja and Seatran cary ferries are the only services which travels direct from Koh Phangan to Donsak. The arrival points in the district of Donsak for all ferry companies are all fairly close to each other as well.
The one important thing to know about arriving by ferry into Donsak is that the ferry ports are some distance from the nearest town or bus station or railway station. Surat Thani City is located 66 km by road from Donsak and Nakhon Si Thammarat is located 114 km by road to the south of Donsak. In order to travel onward from Donsak you need to pre-book a bus ticket or other form of transport to wherever it is you plan to go. Most of the ferry companies provide connecting bus and minivan services. Click on the link below for more information:
One place of interest that is a close to Donsak is Khanom Beach, which is probably the best beach in mainland Surat Thani Province. For travel to Khanom we recommend that you book a hotel in Khanom first and then contact the hotel to arrange for them to send a car to pick you up from the ferry port in Donsak.