Travelling between Bangkok and Koh Tao is possible by Flight, bus, ferry and train. Flight+ferry guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Ferry+train is the slowest option.
The most expensive ticket will cost you THB 4,578 if you go by flight+Ferry; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus+ferry which will set you back mere THB 1,250.
It can take you anywhere between 3 and 19 hours to travel between Bangkok and Koh Tao depending on the means of transport you choose.
Flight+ferry is the fastest way to travel between Bangkok and Koh Tao. Flight+ferry will bring you to your destination in 2h 35m. Ferry+train does a much slower job and take about 18h 25m to reach Koh Tao.
Travelling between Bangkok and Koh Tao can be as cheap as THB 1,250 if you opt for a Lomprayah (ลมพระยา) bus+ferry and as expensive as THB 4,578 if you buy a Bangkok Air (บางกอกแอร์เวย์ส), Lomprayah (ลมพระยา) flight+Ferry ticket.
Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.
Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Bangkok to Koh Tao.
Ferry may be a tiring experience especially if you are prone to seasickness and often is not the cheapest option available but it almost always makes for a very picturesque journey.
Things to remember: Ferry rides may be cancelled due to rough seas.
Nok Air (นกแอร์)
There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with Bus+Ferry remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.
Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route