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

There is usually 3 daily and 20 weekly sailings between Koh Samui (Nathon Pier) and Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier). 2 operators sail this route Lomprayah High Speed Ferries & Songserm. Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and availability for Koh Samui (Nathon Pier) Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier) ferries.

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

The earliest Koh Samui (Nathon Pier) Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier) ferry sailings typically depart Koh Samui (Nathon Pier) at around 10:30. The average sailing time is approximately 2h 32m and the fastest sailing time is approximately 1h 45m.

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

Koh Samui (Nathon Pier) Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier) ferry prices typically range between $31* and $126*. The average price is typically $73*. The cheapest Koh Samui (Nathon Pier) Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier) ferry prices start from $21*. The average price for a foot passenger is $73*.

Pricing will vary depending on number of passengers, vehicle type, route and sailing times.

How far is Koh Samui (Nathon Pier) to 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 for the mariners!

Can I travel by car on the Koh Samui (Nathon Pier) Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier) ferry?

No ferry operators currently do not allow cars to travel onboard between Koh Samui (Nathon Pier) and Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier).

Can I travel as a foot passenger from Koh Samui (Nathon Pier) to Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier)?

Yes, foot passengers can travel with Lomprayah High Speed Ferries, Songserm between Koh Samui (Nathon Pier) and Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier).

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 $73*
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. However, please keep in mind that sailing duration might change depending on what season you choose to travel.

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 $73. However, please remember that the price of a ferry from Koh Samui to Koh Tao can differ depending on the season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Koh Samui to Koh Tao?

There are currently 2 popular ferry operators travelling from Koh Samui to Koh Tao. The following 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. Please also visit our offers page to stay updated with all the latest ferry offers on this route.

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 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 onboard this ferry service so please look for alternative routes which accommodate pets.

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 6/17/2024 and 6/23/2024


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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