Getting around Ko Samui
To / from the Airport : There are air-con van services between Samui airport and Chaweng Beach, Lamai Beach, Na Thon and some other places.
Public Transport : Songthaeos (minibuses) ply around the island during daytime for 15 - 35 baht per person depending on the distance.
Car & Motorcycle : You can rent motorcycles and jeeps from rental shops in Na Thon, Chaweng, Lamai and at leading hotels.
Getting to Nearby Islands
1. Ko Pha-ngan
1.1 Na Thon (Ko Samui) -- Thong Sala (Ko Pha-ngan) Songserm Travel Co. operates ferry boats and express boats between Na Thon on Ko Samui and Thong Sala port on Ko Pha-ngan, totally four times daily. The trip takes about 45 minutes for express boats, and one hour for ordinary ferry boats.
1.2 Bo Phut (Ko Samui) -- Hat Rin (Ko Pha-ngan) There is a ferry boat leaving Bo Phut for Ko Pha-ngan twice daily at 09.30 and 14.30 hrs. The return trips depart Hat Rin on Ko Pha-ngan at 10.30 and 15.30 hrs.
2. Ang Thong Islands
Visitors can hire a boat on Ko Samui to Ang Thong. The charge depends on the boat size and number of passengers. The trip takes 1.30 hours. You can also join a full-day excursion organized by tour operators in Ko Samui.
3. Ko Tao
Boat services for Ko Tao are available at Na Thon pier of Ko Samui.
For more information, contact TAT Samui Office, 0 7742 0504