How to reach our beautiful island?
We have listed below some possibilities:
Bangkok to Koh Samui:
Bangkok Airways provides over 10 flights/day.
Bangkok to Surat Thani:
Thai Airways International +66 (0)2 628-2000 offers daily flight to Surat Thani. See boat transfers for getting to the island.
Bangkok to Chumphon:
For travellers not in a hurry, the train is the most pleasant way to travel to Chumpon. Night trains leave Bangkok at 19:30 and 22:50 daily and arrive in Chumphon between 3:30 and 6:00. Air conditioned and fan-cooled sleeping and seated carriages available. Ask the conductor to wake you up for Chumpon station. Most of the time these comfortable trains are fully booked so a reservation is necessary.
Bangkok Railway station (Hua Lampong) (+66) 02 220 4334
More information about travelling by train in Thailand :
By luxury buses
Bangkok to Chumphon: From Southern bus terminal (Sai Thai).
Air-conditioned and non-air-conditioned coaches leave the Southern Bus Terminal for Chumphon from about 09:30 to 22:00 daily. The journey normally takes about seven hours.
Bangkok to Chumphon from Kaosan road:
Daily buses departures are at 06:00 am and between 20:00-21.00 pm, arriving in Chumphon at approximately midday and 04:00. Possibly the easiest and most hassle free option.
Boat transfers to Koh Tao
From Koh Samui:
1. Seatran discovery. provide a daily boat service which leaves from Wat Pra Lan pier at 08:00 and 12.30. Very comfortable when sea is less calm and only 10 minute drive from the Airport. www.SeatranDiscovery.com
2. Lompraya high speed Catamaran provide a daily boat service which leaves from Wat Pra Lan pier at 08:00 and 12.30.
On-line booking at: www.Lomprayah.com. Ok if you can stand their repetitive diving promotional video.
From Surat Thani:
The night boat which departs around 23:00 from the Ban Don Pier and www.lompraya.com offers one trip, leaving Surat Thani city at 09:00 – arrive Koh Tao 15:00
Lompraya and Seatran also provides daily high speed services, with departures at 7:00 and 12:00
Your holiday in Thailand
Besides diving there are many more great things to do in Thailand. We have a close cooperation with a tour agency in Bangkok, BKK Tours. They specialize in organizing authentic day tours in Bangkok and surrounding provinces. Your personal licensed guide will take you to places that many tourists will never see, original tours with a personal touch. Off course we can also visit the tourist highlights. Providing custom made tours, personal service, commitment to quality and safety are top priorities. These elements match perfectly with the company policy of Impian Divers.
The services of BKK Tours for guests of Impian Divers can be:
- Meet and greet at Bangkok airport
- Private transfer to your hotel in Bangkok (or elsewhere)
- Private transfer to the terminal in Chumporn for your boat to Koh Tao
- Booking of hotels in Bangkok and Thailand
- Day tours in Bangkok and surrounding provinces
If you are interested in these services then please inform us when you book your diving trip with Impian Divers. Or you can contact BKK Tours directly via their website http://bkktours.com or by email at email@example.com.