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Koh Tao to Railay Beach

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2 ways to get from Koh Tao to Railay Beach

Taking a Ferry from Koh Tao to Railay BeachDuration: 8h
Know before you go

When venturing out from Koh Tao to Railay Beach, the ferry ride is only part of the adventure. There are bathrooms on board the boat but keep in mind that there is very little air conditioning. Don't worry though, the seating is open air, meaning that you should get ready for the most photoshoot ready hair-swept-in-the-wind look.

  • Pros
    • Free cancellations
    • Luggage allowance
    • Toilet on board ferry
    • In case of inclement weather: refund provided
  • Cons
    • Possible sea sickness
    • Very long journey
    • No personal pick ups or drop offs
    • No return journeys
    • Overnight accommodation still needed
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Taking a Bus+Ferry from Koh Tao to Railay BeachDuration: 7h 30m
Know before you go

Travel from Koh Tao to Railay beach can be done in no time (well, in 7.5 hours) by booking a bus-ferry combo. With this service option, you don't have to plan out your transfer bit by bit with the potential of missing one vehicle or the other. There's a toilet and no air conditioning on board the ferry. Although, there is air conditioning on the bus (with no bathroom on board).

  • Pros
    • Luggage allowance
    • Free cancellations possible
    • Toilet on board ferry
    • Refund provided (if cancellation due to inclement weather)
    • Affordable ticket price
  • Cons
    • Very long journey
    • Possible sea sickness
    • No return journeys available
    • Many service transfers required
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Bookaway's customers prefer High Speed Ferry by Seatran Discovery

Standard Bus+Ferry by Lomprayah which usually takes 7h 30m

FERRYSeatran Discovery

BUS-FERRYLomprayah

254 Km (Air)

Standard Bus+Ferry by Lomprayah starting at US$47

Approximately, there are 2 departures each day.