How to get from Koh Samui to Koh Phangan and back
The island of Samui and Phangan separated by only 8 miles. The island is perfectly visible even with one another. Between them, you can move only by boat or ferry, airport on Koh Phangan there.
Koh Samui ferries and boats to Koh Phangan leave from several piers (about all the piers in Samui can read here). On Phangan there are two piers where the ferries arrive – the main pier of Thong Sala (pier of Thong Sala on the map of Koh Phangan), and a small pier on Haad Rin beach. The latter, of course, more convenient if you are staying on this beach, or come for the Full Moon Party.
Ferry tickets can be purchased at any travel Agency or hotel in Samui and Phangan. Many of them even offer Shuttle service from the hotel to the pier, and the ferry. In most cases, to know enough to ask from one island to another, especially since the Commission agencies take is quite small. But if you wish to come this way, here's more information about piers and ferries:
💲 Pay the ticket online
✉ Will receive an itinerary receipt by email
🚌 Arrive to departure
The Company Loprayah
This is the famous and reliable shipping company in the region, besides she has the most fast boats that cross between the Islands in just 20 minutes. Which is good, at the time of writing information, the company offers a free Shuttle from the hotel to the place of departure when you purchase a ticket on their website.
Booking tickets and timetable on the website http://www.lomprayah.com/
|Samui (Lomprayah pier) - Koh Phangan (Thong Sala pier)||08:00, 12:30||300 baht|
|Phangan (Thong Sala pier) - Koh Samui (pier Lomprayah)||11:00, 16:20||300 baht|
|Koh Samui (Nathon pier) - Koh Phangan (Thong Sala pier)||11:15, 13:30, 17:00||300 baht|
|Phangan (Thong Sala pier) - Koh Samui (Nathon pier)||07:15, 12:00, 14:30||300 baht|
Seatran Discovery Ferries
These high-speed ferries Lomprayah slow down a little, in 30 minutes. The cost is the same 300 baht when you purchase on their official website or on the spot. When buying via the search form ... the price is a little lower. Transfer from hotel on Koh Samui they offer when booking on the website for 100 baht. Three ferries daily.
Seatran Discovery uses its own pier in Bang Rak Samui on Bang Rak beach (the pier on the map). Arrive on Koh Phangan to the pier of Thong Sala.
Booking tickets and timetable on the website http://www.seatrandiscovery.com/
|Samui (Bang Rak pier) - Koh Phangan (Thong Sala pier)||08:00, 12:30, 15:30||300 baht|
|Phangan (Thong Sala pier) - Koh Samui (Bang Rak pier)||08:30, 11:30, 17:00||300 baht|
Ferries from the Big Buddha pier
The cheapest ferries (only 200 baht) depart 4 times a day from the pier of Big Buddha beach Big Buddha (on the map). But what is especially nice, these ferries arrive at the pier at Haad Rin.
|Koh Samui (Big Buddha pier) - Koh Phangan (Haad Rin)||10:30, 13:00, 16:00, 18:30||300 baht|
|Phangan (Haad Rin) - Koh Samui (Big Buddha pier)||10:30, 13:00, 16:00, 18:30||300 baht|
The slow ferry (the journey takes almost an hour) twice a day run between Nathon pier and Thong Sala. The price is all the same 300 baht.
|Direction||Departure||The cost||Koh Samui (Nathon pier) - Koh Phangan (Thong Sala pier)||11:00, 17:30||300 baht|
|Phangan (Thong Sala pier) - Koh Samui (Nathon pier)||300 baht|
Speed boat from the pier Petcherat Marina
From this pier (Petcherat Marina on the map Koh Samui) travel speed VIP boats cost 900 baht one-way, 1600 baht there and back. But on the schedule they run only during the Full Moon Party, the rest of the time they are sent only when completely filled (10 people) at any time.
During the Full Moon Party from Koh Samui boats leave from 14:00 to 01:00 every hour, from Phangan from 21:00 to 08:00.