The nearest large island to Koh Samet is Koh Chang. You can get a minivan from center point pier on Koh Chang to take you all the way to Koh Samet, including the fast ferry. BOOK NOW
Using a minibus or taxi is the only way to get a direct route from Koh Chang to Koh Samet. It’s possible to make the journey on public buses via Trat bus station but it takes significantly longer, therefore we recommend using a minibus. CHECK TAXI PRICES HERE
Getting to the island
Most transport options from Koh Chang to Koh Samet will include the ferry in the ticket price. If it doesn’t you can make your own choice about how to get to the island; you can either take the slow boat, speed boat or fast ferry. The slow boat costs 50b per person per trip (round ticket prices).We advise you not to buy return tickets for speed boats as they can be unreliable when you wish to return.
Boat times are generally on the hour from 8am until 6pm. If you’re arriving after 6pm you may have to use a speed boat to get to the island. The speed boats run 24 hours, although if you’re coming at an unusual time then you may find that they ask for more money.