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Bangkok to Koh Chang

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3 ways to get from Bangkok to Koh Chang

Taking a Minivan from Bangkok to Koh ChangDuration: 6h
Know before you go

If you're travelling with a big group or with your family, what you may be looking for most is privacy and comfort. With the minivan option, the service is super personalized. This means that you can be picked up anywhere in Bangkok with your squad (and dropped off anywhere in Koh Chang), at any time. Cabins are air conditioned and drivers are super friendly.

  • Pros
    • Great value
    • Price includes up to 9 people
    • Air conditioned cabin
    • Luggage allowance
  • Cons
    • Non refundable
    • Not solo traveler friendly: expensive
    • Airport pick up only
    • Ferry fee - 80 THB (for not included ferry service)
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Taking a Car from Bangkok to Koh ChangDuration: 6h
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Private cars with drivers are a usual option for the journey from Bangkok to Koh Chang. It’s usually a prime choice for those who travel with families. Cars are available for three passengers, and vans for 9. This is a quick and luxurious option but be aware of an additional ferry charge, considering that a water-crossing will be necessary.

  • Pros
    • Personal service
    • Maximum comfort
    • English speaking drivers
    • Pick up anytime, anywhere
    • A/C
  • Cons
    • Ferry fee - 80 THB (for not included ferry service)
    • Pricier option
    • Refunds vary
    • Not shared cabin
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Taking a Bus+Ferry from Bangkok to Koh ChangDuration: 7h 30m
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There are 7 operators that run from Bangkok to Koh Chang, with 12 departures per day. If you decide to take a Bus+Ferry, you can take the Standard option.

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About the ride from Bangkok to Koh Chang

Bangkok is a great spot to start exploring Thailand. The Thai capital is a vibrant city with many things to do. After some time here, you’ll definitely need a vacation! When you get tired of Bangkok’s never ending maze of amazing street food, unforgettable parties, and beautiful temples, it’s time for a change of scenery. There’s no better place to relax and get a taste of the authentic Thai experience than Koh Chang.

When traveling the 350 km (217 mile) distance between Bangkok and Koh Chang, you have three options. You can take a standard bus + ferry ride which takes around 9 hours. If you need more privacy during your trip to Koh Chang, you can take a private Car or a private Minivan, depending on the size of your group. A bus is a great option for travelers on a budget because the tickets are cheaper and the ferry ride is included in the initial price. 

Koh Chang had a huge spike in the number of tourists in the past 30 years, which caused a big increase in the development of hotels, restaurants, and resorts. However, compared to other popular Thai islands, Koh Chang still has a remote island vibe. The island has the party side, which you’ll find if you go to White Sand Beach or Lonely Beach. However, if you need some peace and quiet, you’ll find it on the island too.

 

What to see when traveling from Bangkok to Koh Chang

While you ride from Bangkok to Koh Chang, you’ll mostly be traveling through Thailand’s countryside. After a long ride, you’ll arrive at the Natural Bay Pier, and hop on a ferry that will take you across the sea to Koh Chang.

Once you arrive in Koh Chang, the first thing you should do is get into your swimsuit and visit some of the island’s best beaches, such as Klong Prao Beach, White Sand Beach, Lonely Beach, Kai Bae Beach, and so on.

If you want to meet other backpackers, try out snorkeling and diving, and wake up your party animal at night, Lonely Beach and White Sand Beach are the ideal spots for you and your squad. The other beaches are quieter and perfect for those looking for peace and relaxation.

Next to the emerald-colored ocean and beautiful white sand beaches, Koh Chang is home to untouched nature. Here you’ll find the lush green forest, breathtaking scenery, and impressive waterfalls. The Mu Koh Chang National Park spreads through almost the entire island. This is the perfect ground for the adventurer in you. The entrance for the park costs $5, and you can also consider hiring a local guide to show you all of the park’s hidden gems. 

 

How to get from Bangkok to Koh Chang?

Taking a Standard bus + ferry 

Taking a Standard Bus + Ferry ride from Bangkok to Koh Chang is the most popular and cheapest option. The ride is 3 hours longer than a private transfer, but much cheaper. Ferry tickets are included in the price, making this the perfect option for travelers on a budget.

taking a private car

For families and smaller groups of friends, traveling from Bangkok to Koh Chang via private cars with drivers is a common option. Cars are available for 3 passengers, and the journey is personalized to your needs. You can be picked up anywhere in Bangkok and dropped off anywhere in Koh Chang. This is a quick and luxurious option. Keep in mind that the tickets for a ferry ride aren’t included in the price, and they cost $2.5 per person.

Taking a minivan 

For groups of 3 to 9 passengers who want a private ride from Bangkok to Koh Chang, private minivans are the usual option. Minivans are available for up to 9 passengers and are a great choice for those who travel with families. The journey is personalized to your needs. You can choose your departure time, as well as pick up and drop off spots. This a quick and comfortable option, but be aware of an additional $2.5 per person cost of ferry tickets.

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Reviews of the ride from Bangkok to Koh Chang

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    Very fine!
    The driver was on time and picked us up from the hotel.
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    Makes it easy to go
    Makes it easy to go from airport to Koh Chang. The bus even took me to my hotel at Koh Chang.
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Standard Minivan 9 PAX by Thailand Limo by Datumwhich usually takes 5h

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Approximately, there are 12 departures each day. You can also book a private ride and leave whenever you want.

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