Travel from Phuket Airport to Koh Yao Yai

The easiest way to travel from Phuket Airport to Koh Yao Yai is to take a joint bus and speedboat service direct from the airport to Koh Yao Yai’s main ferry pier.

Bus & Ferry times from Phuket Airport to Koh Yao Yai


There are currently 7 direct services a day from Phuket Airport to Koh Yao Yai available to book online.

Phuket AirportKoh Yao YaiTicketCompany
08:3010:00฿ 850Koh Yao Sun Smile
09:3011:30฿ 820Call Me Taxi
10:0011:30฿ 850Koh Yao Sun Smile
11:3013:30฿ 820Call Me Taxi
12:3014:00฿ 850Koh Yao Sun Smile
15:3017:30฿ 820Call Me Taxi
16:0017:30฿ 850Koh Yao Sun Smile
  • The journey with Call Me Taxi from Phuket Airport to Koh Yao Yai is scheduled to take 2 hours 00 minutes.

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View of Koh Rang Nok from Koh Yao Yai
View of Koh Rang Nok from Koh Yao Yai

About travel to Koh Yao Yai


There are several ways to travel from Phuket Airport to Koh Yao Yai. The most expensive option is to take a taxi from the Airport to Bang Rong Pier to board a shared speedboat service to Koh Yao Yai. The journey by taxi from Phuket Airport to Bang Rong Pier by taxi takes around 20 minutes and costs at least 900 THB booked in advance online. Tickets on shared speed boat services to Koh Yao Yai cost 400 to 600 THB booked online. If you are travelling alone the total cost of the journey is around 1,300 to 1,500 THB. If you are travelling a group then the option of taking a taxi becomes a lot more affordable.

  • Location of Phuket International Airport:

Google Map of Phuket Airport International Terminal

For passengers travelling alone then the cheaper option is to take the joint minivan and speed boat service operated by Call Me Taxi which travels point to point from Phuket Airport to Koh Yao Yai. The meeting point for this service is by the Cafe Panan in the Domestic Terminal of Phuket Airport. Please note that you can only join this service if you book in advance. It’s not possible to turn up at the airport and buy a ticket.

  • Location of Tian Sin Pier:

Google Map of Tian Sin Pier

The first part of the journey with Call Me Taxi from Phuket Airport to Koh Yao Yai isa by road to Tian Sin Pier, which is in the South of the island. The journey takes around 50 minutes.

  • Location of Chong Lard Pier:

Google Map of Chong Lard Pier

At Tian Sin Pier passenger travelling from Phuket Airport to Koh Yao Yai with Call Me Taxi board a shared speed boat service operated by the Koh Yao Center Group. The sea crossing takes just 30 minutes and terminates at Chong Lard Pier, which is the island’s main ferry pier located in the North of Koh Yao Yai.

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