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Koh Samui Koh Tao Ferry

The ferry from Koh Samui (Mae Nam Pier) to Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier) typically sails 2 times daily and up to 13 times weekly. The Koh Samui (Mae Nam Pier) to Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier) ferry is operated by Lomprayah High Speed Ferries. Koh Samui (Mae Nam Pier) Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier) Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get tickets, pricing, schedules and availability.

Koh Samui (Mae Nam Pier) Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier) Ferry Times

The earliest Koh Samui (Mae Nam Pier) Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier) ferry typically departs Koh Samui (Mae Nam Pier) at about 08:00. The average sailing time of a ferry from Koh Samui (Mae Nam Pier) to Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier) is approximately 1h 37m and the fastest sailing time is approximately 1h 30m.

Koh Samui (Mae Nam Pier) to Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier) Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Koh Samui (Mae Nam Pier) to Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier) typically range between $63* and $227*. On average the Koh Samui (Mae Nam Pier) Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier) ferry is $130*. The cheapest Koh Samui (Mae Nam Pier) Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier) ferry prices start from $33*. The average price for a foot passenger is $130*. The average price for a Kobe Shinmoji car ferry is $580*.

Ferry prices may differ by season and depend on various factors, such as number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time. Pricing is taken from searches over last 30 days, last updated 05 July, 2023.

How far is Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier) from Koh Samui (Mae Nam Pier)?

The distance between Koh Samui (Mae Nam Pier) and Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier) is approximately 12.6 miles (20.2km), or 10.9 nautical miles.

Is there a car ferry from Koh Samui (Mae Nam Pier) to Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier)?

No, currently there is no car ferry from Koh Samui (Mae Nam Pier) to Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier).

Are foot passengers allowed on the Koh Samui (Mae Nam Pier) Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier) ferry?

Yes, Koh Samui (Mae Nam Pier) Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier) ferries allow foot passengers. You can travel as a foot passenger from Koh Samui (Mae Nam Pier) to Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier) with Lomprayah High Speed Ferries.

Koh Samui (Mae Nam Pier) Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier) Ferry Operator Schedules

  • Lomprayah High Speed Ferries - 13 weekly sailings, 2 daily sailings

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Koh Samui Island to Koh Tao Island page.
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Koh Samui (Mae Nam Pier) - Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier) Route summary
Departure Country Thailand
Destination Country Thailand
No. of Operators 1
Operators Lomprayah High Speed Ferries
Average Price A$128*
Average Daily Sailings 1
Average Weekly Sailings 13
Average Sailing Duration 1h 37m
Fastest Sailing Duration 1h 30m
First Ferry 08:00
Last Ferry 12:30
Distance 10 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2023-08-01.

Most popular questions

  • How long is the ferry from Koh Samui to Koh Tao?

    The typical crossing time for ferries from Koh Samui to Koh Tao is approximately 1h 30m. This is a rough guide for ferry duration as it can differ on type of ship and operator.
  • How much is the ferry from Koh Samui to Koh Tao?

    The average price of a ferry from Koh Samui to Koh Tao is approximately 68 €. The price is typically a bit higher during peak season. Price exclusive of booking fees.
  • Which ferry companies operate between Koh Samui to Koh Tao?

    There is 1 ferry operator for Koh Samui to Koh Tao and this is
    • Lomprayah High Speed Ferries
  • How can I book ferry tickets from Koh Samui to Koh Tao?

    Ferries from Koh Samui to Koh Tao are available for booking through our deal finder, with live prices, timetables and operators.
  • Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Koh Samui to Koh Tao?

    Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger from Koh Samui to Koh Tao with
    • Lomprayah High Speed Ferries
  • Can you take your car on the ferry from Koh Samui to Koh Tao?

    No, cars are not allowed on this ferry route.
  • Can you bring pets on the ferry from Koh Samui to Koh Tao?

    No, pets currently are not allowed onboard this ferry service.
  • How far is Koh Tao from Koh Samui?

    The distance between Koh Samui to Koh Tao is approximately 10 nautical miles.

Koh Samui to Koh Tao Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 26/2/2024 and 3/3/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Lomprayah High Speed Ferries 08:00 09:30 1 hour 30 minutes Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Lomprayah High Speed Ferries 12:30 14:15 1 hour 45 minutes Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Lomprayah High Speed Ferries 14:30 16:00 1 hour 30 minutes Everyday
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