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Koh Samui Koh Tao Ferries

Ferries from Koh Samui (Nathon Pier) to Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier) typically sail 2 times daily and up to 20 times weekly. 2 ferry operators sail between Koh Samui (Nathon Pier) to Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier), these include Lomprayah High Speed Ferries & Songserm. Koh Samui (Nathon Pier) Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier) Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get the latest pricing and availability for your ferry trip.

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

The earliest ferry from Koh Samui (Nathon Pier) to Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier) typically departs Koh Samui (Nathon Pier) at about 10:30. The average sailing time of a Koh Samui (Nathon Pier) Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier) ferry is approximately 2h 44m and the fastest sailing time is approximately 1h 30m.

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

Ferry prices for Koh Samui (Nathon Pier) Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier) ferries typically range between €34* and €133*. The average price is around €73*. The cheapest ferry prices from Koh Samui (Nathon Pier) to Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier) start from €17*. The average price for a foot passenger is €73*. The average price for a car ferry is €305*.

Pricing will vary by season and depend on the number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time. Pricing is taken from searches over last 30 days, last updated 05 July, 2023.

What is the distance between Koh Samui (Nathon Pier) and Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier)?

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

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

No ferry operators currently provide a car ferry between Koh Samui (Nathon Pier) and Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier)

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

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

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

  • Songserm - 6 weekly sailings, 1 daily sailings
  • 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 (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 94 €*
Average Daily Sailings 2
Average Weekly Sailings 18
Average Sailing Duration 2h 46m
Fastest Sailing Duration 1h 30m
First Ferry 10:30
Last Ferry 15:30
Distance 8 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 approximate duration for ferries from Koh Samui to Koh Tao is 2h 52m. Durations can vary by operator and season.

How much is the ferry from Koh Samui to Koh Tao?

Koh Samui to Koh Tao is approximately 77 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Koh Samui to Koh Tao?

2 popular ferry companies travel from Koh Samui to Koh Tao. These ferry companies are
  • Songserm
  • Lomprayah High Speed Ferries

How can I book ferry tickets from Koh Samui to Koh Tao?

Book Koh Samui to Koh Tao tickets through our deal finder, where you can view the latest prices and schedules.

Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Koh Samui to Koh Tao?

Yes, foot passengers are allowed onboard the ferries 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, only foot passengers can travel on the ferry.

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Koh Samui to Koh Tao?

Unfortunately, pets are not permitted on this ferry service.

How far is Koh Tao from Koh Samui?

Koh Samui to Koh Tao is approximately 8 nautical miles distance apart.

Koh Samui to Koh Tao Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 15/04/2024 and 21/04/2024


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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