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Koh Samui (Nathon Pier) to Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier) Ferry

Depending on the season their are usually 3 daily and 20 weekly sailings between Koh Samui (Nathon Pier) and Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier). 2 ferry operators provide ferries from Koh Samui (Nathon Pier) to Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier), Lomprayah High Speed Ferries & Songserm. Koh Samui (Nathon Pier) Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier) Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get tickets, pricing, schedules and availability.

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

The earliest Koh Samui (Nathon Pier) Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier) ferry typically departs Koh Samui (Nathon Pier) at about 10:30. The average sailing time of a ferry from Koh Samui (Nathon Pier) to Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier) is approximately 2h 32m and the fastest sailing time is approximately 1h 45m.

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

Ferry prices for a ferry from Koh Samui (Nathon Pier) to Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier) typically range between $49* and $193*. On average the Koh Samui (Nathon Pier) Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier) ferry is $111*. The cheapest Koh Samui (Nathon Pier) Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier) ferry prices start from $33*. The average price for a foot passenger is $111*.

Ferry prices may differ by season and depend on various factors, such as number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time.

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

The distance between Koh Samui (Nathon Pier) and Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier) is approximately 9.9 miles (15.9km), or 8.6 nautical miles.

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

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

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

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

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Koh Samui Island to Koh Tao Island page.
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Koh Samui (Nathon Pier) - Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier) Route summary
Departure Country Thailand
Destination Country Thailand
No. of Operators 2
Operators Lomprayah High Speed Ferries & Songserm
Average Price A$110*
Average Daily Sailings 3
Average Weekly Sailings 20
Average Sailing Duration 2h 32m
Fastest Sailing Duration 1h 45m
First Ferry 10:30
Last Ferry 16:00
Distance 8 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-04-02.

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 2h 45m. 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 67 €. 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?

Koh Samui to Koh Tao is operated by 2 ferry companies. The operators that provide this service are
  • Songserm
  • 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
  • Songserm
  • 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 8 nautical miles.

Koh Samui to Koh Tao Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 27/5/2024 and 2/6/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Songserm 10:30 14:15 3 hours 45 minutes Everyday
Lomprayah High Speed Ferries 12:15 14:15 2 hours Everyday
Lomprayah High Speed Ferries 16:00 17:45 1 hour 45 minutes Everyday
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