The ferry to Koh Phangan is a popular option for travellers that enjoy an adventure or a deal. The ferry offers affordable travel, and disembarks from Surat Thani, Koh Samui or Chumphon.
To get to Koh Phangan by ferry take a bus or train from Bangkok to one of the ferry ports – mostly likely Surat Thani. This train trip is overnight travel, so savvy adventurers should plan ahead for their own comfort. From Surat Thani you can get to Koh Phangan by ferry in anywhere from 2.5 to 4 hours depending on the service you choose.
Many people choose to get to Koh Phangan by ferry boat, and enjoy the spectacular ocean views of the Gulf of Thailand as they approach Koh Phangan.
Last Updated: 03 Sep 2010
Photos from the ferry transfer from Samui to Phangan Island