By ferry it takes between 1 and 2 hours to travel from Koh Tao to Koh Phangan depending upon which ferry service you use.
Ferry Timetable from Koh Tao to Koh Phangan
- Click on the ‘Koh Tao – Koh Phangan’ link in the timetable below for more information and to buy tickets.
|Koh Tao - Koh Phangan ฿ 350–600 1h 10m – 2h|
Location of Koh Tao Ferry Pier
Ferry services to Koh Phangan depart from Mae Haad Pier in Koh Tao.
Location of Koh Phangan Ferry Pier
Ferry services from Koh Tao arrive at Thong Sala Pier in Koh Phangan.
About travel to Koh Phangan
There are three companies operating ferry services from Koh Tao to Koh Phangan, with a total of 7 ferries per day from Koh Tao to Koh Phangan. These ferries get very busy on the few days leading up to monthly Full Moon Party on Koh Phangan, and extremely busy on the day of the Full Moon Party. If you are planning to travel from Koh Tao to Koh Phangan around the time of the Full Moon Party we recommend that you book well in advance using the link in the timetable above. It costs the same for a ferry ticket purchased online as it does to buy your ticket at the pier.
The three ferry operators on this route are the Songserm company, Seatran Discovery and the Lomprayah High Speed Ferry company. The cheapest provider, the Songserm company, provides a single trip a day which takes 2 hours. The Songserm ferry is a large wooden boat. The next cheapest service is provided by the Seatran Discovery company whose modern ferries complete the journey in 1 hour 30 minutes. The quickest, most comfortable, and most expensive ferry service is operated by the Lomprayah High Speed Ferry company whose high speed catamaran passenger ferries complete the journey from Koh Tao to Koh Phangan in slightly over an hour.