Travel from Surat Thani to Koh Phi Phi

Direct services from Surat Thani to Koh Phi Phi depart from Surat Thani city centre. The journey is scheduled to take from 5 hours 30 minutes to 8 hours depending upon which service you use.

Bus & ferry times from Surat Thani to Koh Phi Phi


There are currently 6 direct services a day from Surat Thani to Koh Phi Phi available to book online.

Surat ThaniKoh Phi PhiTicketCompany
06:3012:00฿ 800Ramon Transport
08:0016:30฿ 936Phantip
09:0015:30฿ 840Phantip
09:0017:00฿ 950Phangan Tour 2000
10:3016:30฿ 840Phantip
10:3018:30฿ 950Phangan Tour 2000

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Joint bus and boat services to Koh Phi Phi depart from the centre of Surat Thani City. The largest operator of these direct travel services is the Phantip Travel Company. The Phantip Travel has been in the transport business since 1970 and they are a major provider of travels services to and from Surat Thani to Koh Samui, Koh Phangan and Koh Tao as well as destination on the Andaman Coast.

Long Beach in Koh Phi Phi
Long Beach in Koh Phi Phi

Option 1: Phantip serivce from Surat Thani City to Koh Phi Phi


There are 3 departures a day to Koh Phi Phi from the centre of Surat Thani city. The bus leaves from in front of the Phantip Travel Office, which is on the Talad Mai Road in the centre of Surat Thani City near to the Talad Kaset 1 Bus Station. The Phantip Travel Office is a large glass fronted travel agency which is easy to find and taxi van drivers will know the name if you ask to go there. You need to check in at the Phantip Travel Office around 30 minutes before departure with your booking voucher before getting into the bus.

  • Travel Times from Surat Thani City to Koh Phi Phi:
Surat ThaniKoh Phi Phi
08:0016:30
09:0015:30
10:3016:30
  • Travel Company: Phantip Travel
  • Online Ticket Price: 840 to 936 THB per person one way
  • Location of the Phantip Travel Office (departure point for travel to Koh Phi Phi):

Google Map of the Phantip Travel Office

  • Location of the Arrival Point in Koh Phi Phi (all services):

Google Map of the Tonsai Pier

Option 2: Surat Thani Train Station to Koh Phi Phi


  • Please Note: This service is not currently operating.

There one direct service a day from Surat Thani Train Station to Koh Phi Phi. The minivan leaves from the car park near to the ticket hall of the station. There is a row of three cafes facing this car park and if you ask inside they will direct you to Phantip Travel staff who will be waiting for passengers. There will be lots of other people waiting here to travel and if you are not sure where you need to go to catch the bus simply go to where all the other travellers are waiting.

  • Travel Times from Surat Thani Train Station to Koh Phi Phi:
Surat ThaniKoh Phi Phi
07.3013.10
  • Travel Company: Phantip Travel
  • Online Ticket Price: 650 THB
  • Location of Surat Thani Train Station:

Google Map of Surat Thani Train Station

About Travel To Koh Phi Phi


The journey from Surat Thani to Koh Phi Phi has two stages:

  • Stage 1 is a journey by bus to Klong Jilard Pier near Krabi Town. This is a journey of 160 km which should take 2 hours 08 minutes to drive direct.
  • Stage 2 of the journey is a ferry journey to Koh Phi Phi which takes between 1 hour 30 minutes and 1 hour 45 minutes depending on which ferry you take.
View over Tonsai Bay in Koh Phi Phi
View over Tonsai Bay in Koh Phi Phi

All services arrive at Tonsai Pier in Koh Phi Phi which is in the most built up part of Koh Phi Phi’s main island. Tonsai bay is famous for having a narrow strip of land with a beach on either side. There is another ferry port at Laem Tong Beach in the north of Koh Phi Phi. At present there are no ferry services between Laem Tong Beach and Krabi, but there are ferry services between Laem Tong Beach and Rassada Pier in Phuket.

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