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Airplanes Notes

About getting around Koh Phangan

We provide free transfer on arrival in Koh Phangan

We provide free transfer on departure

We can arrange vehicle hire for you

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Koh Samui airport

The nearest airport to Koh Phangan is on the neighboring island of Koh Samui, just 12 kms away. Koh Samui airport has Bangkok Airways flights to Bangkok, Phuket and other domestic and international destinations. The cheaper options are provided by Nok Air (Nakhon Si Thammarat Airport) and Solar Air (Chumphon Airport). You can buy combined boat and bus tickets for either of these airports that fit in with flight schedules. The saving is about 1,000 THB per flight per person. An airport is currently being built on Koh Phangan, near Thong Nai Pan

  • Click here to check the flight schedule for Bangkok Airways
  • Click here to check the flight schedule for Nok Air
  • Click here to check the flight schedule for Solar Air
 
Boats
Lomprayah catamaran

Until Koh Phangan airport is completed everyone arrives on Koh Phangan by boat. Most boats go to the main town of Thongsala (see the location section). There are a number of ferry services running between the islands of Koh Phangan, Koh Samui and Koh Tao. There are also a number of ferries to the mainland. Below are links to the various companies going to Koh Phangan.

  • Lomprayah has a fast catamaran (Timetable)
  • Seatran boats to Koh Phangan (Timetable)
  • Songserm boats to Koh Phangan (Timetable)
  • Raja Car ferry to Koh Phangan (Timetable)
  • Koh Samui to Haad Rin in Koh Phangan (Timetable)
  • Direct boat from Koh Samui to Thong Nai Pan (Timetable)
 
Train and bus
Hualamphong Train station

Lomprayah and Seatran sell combined bus/boat tickets from Bangkok to Koh Phangan. It is an overnight journey. More comfortable is the overnight train from Bangkok Central Station to Surrathani. From Suratthani you transfer to a boat going to Koh Phangan. Seatran sell combined train/boat tickets from Bangkok to Koh Phangan. For more information click on the links below. You can book directly or through any good travel agent in Thailand.

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