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Practical information about boats to go to Thai islands

Thailand has many beautiful islands and except for Koh Samui island And Phuket which has their own airports, you have to take a boat to get there. A ferry, a speedboat, one night boat, a longtail boat, there are several choices. Bus + ferry tickets are also available (from Khao San Road in Bangkok for instance)...

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Bus + ferry join tickets to go to Thai islands

There are more and more offers joining bus (or minivan) and ferry to bring you to the islands of Thailand from Bangkok, from Suvarnabhumi Airport, Khao San Road or one of the capital bus terminals.
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Most of the time if you are not already in a city on the coast near the island that interests you, you have take a bus + boat formula from where you are. In addition to the major ferry companies or boat shuttle we list below, you can sometimes travel with thai individuals with their small motor boats, the longtails boats, called that way because the engine finish with a propeller at the end of a long stem.

Ferries to Koh Samui, Koh Tao and Koh Phangan (that accept your car or scooter) leave from Donsak 70 km from Surat Thani, regulars boats to the same islands can depart from Chumphon. To go to Koh Chang, Koh Wai, Koh Mak, Koh Kood, departures are from the South of Trat (Laem Ngob). To go to Railay, which is not an island but an isthmus only accessible by sea, the departures are from Ao Nong or Chaofa Pier in Krabi. To go to Koh Phi Phi and Koh Lanta, boats depart from Krabi, Railay and Phuket and from Banphe near Rayong to go to Koh Samet island... Note that if you have booked a hotel, sometimes they also provide boat transfer to the island.

The easiest way to purchase boat tickets is to go directly to travel agencies or boat companies desks at the pier or to book them online on this website. Find out about the ticket prices by visiting companies websites (see below) to get an idea of the rates before you get there. And sometimes you can also book online. Be careful during ferry transfers if you travel with bus + ferry formula, do not leave anything valuable in the bus even in your luggage, sometimes there are thefts from suitcases during the trip.

Major shipping companies and ferry in Thailand

Bang Bao Boat

Bang Bao Boat

Phone : 087 054 4300 (mobile)
Center Point Ferry

Center Point Ferry

Phone : 039 538 196
Ko Jaroen Ferry

Ko Jaroen Ferry

Phone : 077 580 030
Koh Chang Ferry

Koh Chang Ferry

Phone : 039 528 288
Lomprayah

Lomprayah

Phone : 077 427 765
Raja Ferry

Raja Ferry

Phone : 02 277 4488
Sandeemannethup

Sandeemannethup

Phone : 077 456 493 / 077 456 686
Seatran Discovery Co. Ltd

Seatran Discovery Co. Ltd

Phone : 02 240 2582
Songserm Express Boat

Songserm Express Boat

Phone : 02 2807 897
Talay Sub Cargo & Night Boat

Talay Sub Cargo & Night Boat

Phone : 077 553 176

Main piers in Thailand

Address
Phone
Koh Loi Pier (to Koh Si Chang)
Koh Loi
20110 Si Racha

Saphan Pla Pier - Boats to Koh Payam & Koh Chang
85000 Ranong

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