How to get to Koh Phangan

There are numerous ways to get to Koh Phangan, depending on your port of entry and travelling budget.

Air services close to Koh Phangan:

Bangkok Airways provide flights from Bangkok to Koh Samui, which is the nearest airport to Koh Phangan. There are around twenty return flights to Koh Samui from Bangkok everyday. Bangkok Airways also fly from Hua Hin, Pattaya, Phuket and Singapore into Koh Samui Airport.

Boat Services to Koh Phangan:

Koh Phangan is about two and a half hours from Surat Thani Province and forty five minutes from Koh Samui Island by ferry boat. There are ferries between Suratthani, Samui and Phangan. You can also go by a speed-boat from Bophut pier or Mae Naam pier on Samui which takes only twenty minutes. Buy your ticket at any travel agency or at the pier itself.

(Schedules mentioned here are subject to change without notice. Always check first)

Don Sak - Koh Phangan
Raja Ferry operates ferry services from Don Sak pier (40 kilometers from Surat Thani town) to Ko Phangan daily at 7am, 10am, 2pm and 5:30pm. It takes two and a half hours for the journey. Bus services from Surat Thani town or Surat Thani Railway Station to Don Sak are available.

Surat Thani - Koh Phangan
Songserm operates express boat services. The boats depart from Lamphun pier (10 kilometres from Surat Thani) to Koh Phangan daily at 8am. It takes three hours for the journey. Bus services to the pier are available.

A night-time boat departs from Surat Thani’s Ban Don pier to Koh Phangan daily at 11pm. It takes six hours for the journey.

Koh Samui - Koh Phangan 
Songserm's express boats depart from Koh Samui’s Na Thon pier twice daily at 9am and 11am. It takes forty five minutes for the journey.

A catamaran leaves Koh Samui’s Mae Nam pier at 8am and midday. The journey takes thirty minutes.

The Haad Rin Queen departs Koh Samui’s Phra Yai pier at 9.30 am,11.40 am, 2:30pm and 5:30pm, and goes to Koh Phangan’s Rin Nai beach. It takes fifty minutes.

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