By ferry the journey from Koh Phangan to Koh Samui is scheduled to take from 30 minutes to 2 hours depending upon which ferry service you use.
Ferry Timetable to Surat Thani
- Click on the Koh Phangan – Koh Samui link in the timetable below for more information and to buy tickets.
|Koh Phangan - Koh Samui ฿ 200–450 20m – 2h 30m|
Koh Phangan Ferry Port
The main ferry port in Koh Phangan is in the town of Thong Sala.
Koh Samui Ferry Pier
Different ferry services from Koh Phangan arrive into different ferry piers in Koh Samui. Seatran Discovery Ferry services arrive into Bangrak Seatran Discovery Ferry Pier which is near Koh Samui Airport.
About Ferry Services to Koh Samui
Depending on the time of year there are up to 19 ferry services a day from Koh Phangan to Koh Samui with 6 different ferry operators. Some of the services are seasonal, such as the Thong Nai Pan Express. 4 out of the 6 ferry operators depart from Thong Sala, which is the main town in Koh Phangan. The exceptions are the Haad Rin Queen, which departs from Haad Rin Pier, and the Thong Nai Pan Express which departs from beach in Thong Nai Pan Noi.
The two premium ferry services on this route are the Lomprayah High Speed Ferry and the Seatran Discovery Ferry. Both use modern boats which complete the crossing in around 30 minutes. The Seatran Discovery service arrives at a pier close to Koh Samui Airport. The other two services from Thong Sala to Koh Samui are the Raja Ferry, which is a slow car ferry service, and the Songserm ferry which is a wooden boat that completes the journey in around 45 minutes. Choosing the best ferry for your journey is about both the departure and arrival times and the selecting the most convenient arrival point in Koh Samui. The Lomprayah High Speed Ferry has two arrival points, Nathon and Maenam. The Haad Rin Queen and Seatran Discovery services both arrive near to Bophut. The Songserm ferry goes to Nathon, and the Thong Nai Pan Express goes to a little used pier in Maenam.