Chumphon to Koh Tao Ferry Times - Price 2024

See the latest ferry schedules and tickets prices for the Chumphon to Koh Tao ferry operated by Lomprayah High Speed Ferries or the slower night ferry.

Lomprayah High Speed Ferries Schedule from Chumphon to Koh Tao

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The high speed Lomprayah boats (catamarans) depart from Thung Makham Noi Pier which is located approximately 27 km from Chumphon Railway Station.

Lomprayah Ferry Timetable from Thung Makham Noi Pier to Koh Tao

For departure times for the ferry from Koh Tao to Chumphon click here >

Departure Time (Thung Makham) Arrive Time (Koh Tao) Type
07:00 08:45 Catamaran
13:30 15:15 Catamaran

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If you have made your own travel arrangements to get to Thung Makham Noi Pier, passengers are expected to arrive at least 60 minutes before the ferry departs and go to the “Lomprayah” office to confirm their trip.

Lomprayah Chumphon to Koh Tao Ferry Ticket Prices from Thung Makham Noi Pier

One-way fares for the fast ferry to Koh Tao cost:

Adult Fare: 750 THB

Childrens Fare**: 375 THB

** Children aged between 2 to 11 are eligible for the child ticket prices. Children aged 11 and above have to pay the full adult ticket price. Children under the age of 2 can travel for free but are expected to sit on the parents lap (if they require their own seat you will have to pay for a childs ticket).

As the Thung Makham Noi Pier is not that easy to get to (with no public transport), the majority of people travelling to Koh Tao use the transfer service run by Lomprayah.

These buses or minivans depart from just in front of the Chumphon Railway Station, departing one hour before the ferry is due to depart.

Lomprayah Ferry Timetable from Chumphon Railway Station to Koh Tao:

Departure Time (Train Station) Arrive Time (Koh Tao) Type
06:00 08:45 Bus / Catamaran
12:30 15:15 Bus / Catamaran

Transfers from Chumphon Railway Station to the Lomprayah Ferry departure pier cost an extra 150 THB each.

Sleeper Night Ferry from Chumphon to Koh Tao

Another much slower way to travel from Chumphon to Koh Tao is to take the night ferry.

This sleeper service departs from Chumphon Ferry Pier on the Tha Taphap River, 9 km southeast of Chumphon Railway Station.

The night boat to Koh Tao from Chumphon are old cargo ships that have been converted to carrying passengers.

The trip usually leaves around 21:00 on the days that they operate (not every day) and take around 7 - 8 hours to get to Koh Tao.

Tickets cost approximately 600 THB and can be purchased online or at one of the many budget hotels and travel agents in town.

For an extra fee you can also get a minibus transfer to the ferry departure point from various pick up points around the city (Fame Guest House / Axara Tour Office).

For the price of your ticket you get a bunk bed to hopefully get a few hours sleep.

You'll need to bring along your own food and drink for the trip as there are none available onboard.

Related pages you may be interested in:

Information on Chumphon railway station >

How to get to Koh Tao from Bangkok >

How to get to Koh Tao from Hua Hin >

Bangkok to Chumphon train times and prices >

All Chumphon to Koh Tao ferry times and ticket prices shown on this page are for information only and may change without notice.

To check times and fares for the fast ferry to Koh Tao you can visit the official Lomprayah High Speed Ferries website here >

For times and fares for the night sleeper boat from Chumphon to Koh Tao you should check locally once you arrive in Chumphon as departures will vary throughot the year depending on demand and the weather.

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