There are 4 ferry routes operating between Koh Tao Island and Thailand offering you combined total of 42 sailings per week. Songserm operates 3 routes, Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier) to Chumphon (Matapon Pier) runs 7 times per week, Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier) to Koh Phangan (Thong Sala Pier) about 7 times weekly & Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier) to Koh Samui (Nathon Pier) about 4 times weekly. Lomprayah High Speed Ferries operates 5 routes, Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier) to Koh Phangan (Thong Sala Pier) runs 7 times per week, Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier) to Koh Samui (Nathon Pier) about 7 times weekly, Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier) to Chumphon (Lomprayah Pier) about 2 times weekly, Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier) to Koh Samui (Mae Nam Pier) about 7 times weekly & Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier) to Surat Thani (Tapee Pier) about 1 time weekly.
As the frequency and duration of crossings on some routes varies we would advise that you do a live search for crossings from Koh Tao Island to Thailand to get the most up to date information.
Thailand is a Southeast Asian country, bordering Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia and Malaysia, clockwise from northwest to south.
Serving up a cuisine as mouth-watering as the paradisiacal island scenery, Thailand is one of the most well-rounded tourist destinations on earth. A mountainous north gives way to the southern, Kra Isthmus on the Malay Peninsula, a journey taking you past hundreds of opulent Buddhist temples, through dense jungles and along coastal roads upon limestone cliffs. You can also jaunt offshore to some of the world’s finest snorkelling spots, or for whale shark diving in the Gulf of Thailand. PADI licences can be obtained in the majority of resort towns: one of the most popular tourist pursuits, alongside cooking classes.
Bangkok, the capital, is made of an eclectic mix of imposing business buildings and world famous night clubs with traditional canal boats and streets lined with food stalls. The city’s finest showpiece, Wat Phra Kaew, is the most sacred temple in Thailand, featuring the iconic Emerald Buddha statue inside.
Ferry travel is widespread in Thailand, and the most efficient way of hopping between the archipelagos. Given the popularity of the Thai islands, the ferry services are fast and frequent, operated by a wealth of reputable companies. You can also sail from Langkawi, in Malaysia, to Koh Lipe in just ninety minutes.