How to get there in Koh Tao

Practical information for your trip to Koh Tao

Traveling to Koh Tao needs to be done by boat as the island does not have an airport. The closest airports are in Koh Samui or Surat Thani. Ferries to Koh Tao can be taken from Surat Thani, Chumphon, Koh Samui, or Koh Phangan.

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Moving around in Koh Tao

Local transport on Koh Tao is handled by boats and taxis. The island does not have many cars. Instead of car rental, you can rent motorbikes, bicycles or quadbikes. Koh Tao is a safe small place where crime is not a major concern, and traffic is the main safety concern on the island.