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

There are 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 and runs throughout the year. Koh Samui (Nathon Pier) Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier) ferries cost between £25 and £100, depending on ticket details. Prices exclude any service fees. 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.

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

The earliest Koh Samui (Nathon Pier) Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier) ferry sailings typically depart Koh Samui (Nathon Pier) at around 10:30. The last ferry usually departs at 16:00.

How long is the ferry from Koh Samui (Nathon Pier) to Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier)?

Koh Samui (Nathon Pier) Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier) Ferry sail durations on this ferry route can take around 2h 32m. The fastest sailings are approximately 1h 45m. Sailing times can vary, durations often differ between ferry operators and can be impacted by weather conditions.

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

There are an average of 3 daily sailings and up to 20 weekly ferry sailings from Koh Samui (Nathon Pier) to Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier). These sailings are provided by Lomprayah High Speed Ferries & Songserm. Please keep in mind that ferry timetables often increase during the high season.

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

Koh Samui (Nathon Pier) Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier) ferry prices typically range between £25* and £100*. The average price is typically £57*. The cheapest Koh Samui (Nathon Pier) Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier) ferry prices start from £17*. The average price for a foot passenger is £57*.

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

How far is it from 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.

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 on sailings 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).

Can I take my pet on the ferry from Koh Samui (Nathon Pier) to Koh Tao (Mae Haad Pier)?

Pets are currently not allowed on board the ferries from Koh Samui (Nathon Pier) to 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 £57*
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 ferry crossing time from Koh Samui to Koh Tao is approximately 2h 45m. Sailing durations may vary from season to season and by operator so we’d advise doing a live check.

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

Koh Samui to Koh Tao ferry price can differ depending on the season. The average price of a ferry from Koh Samui to Koh Tao is £57. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Koh Samui to Koh Tao?

There are 2 popular ferry operators for Koh Samui to Koh Tao. These are
  • Songserm
  • Lomprayah High Speed Ferries

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

Book ferries from Koh Samui to Koh Tao through our deal finder and check our offers page to view the latest ferry offers.

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

Yes, you can travel as a foot passenger 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?

No, pets are not permitted onboard the ferries.

How far is Koh Tao from Koh Samui?

The distance between Koh Samui to Koh Tao is approximately 8 nautical Miles.

Koh Samui to Koh Tao Ferry Timetables

Ferry Timetables between 20/05/2024 and 26/05/2024


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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