Transfer In

As you know, Koh Ngai is an island, so you need to get to the nearest place to take a boat to transfer to.
There are fews options you can transfer from...

Trang District

Cheaper and take less time.

Krabi District

More airplane options but take more time.

Nearby Islands

Please check boat schedules.

Get Yourself Ready

You must read our traveling tips.

Yes, we have pick-up services!

From Bangkok to Trang or Krabi

Most people came here via an airplane.

Airplane (1.30 hrs)     Bus (12 hrs) Train (16 hrs)

Airplane (1.30 hrs)    

To Trang

  • 9+ Airplane flights per day
  • from Don Mueang Intl (DMK) to Trang Airport (TST) via AirAsia, Nok Air, Lion Air
  • To get Koh Ngai in the same day, flight's arriving time should be before 3.30 pm.

To Krabi

  • 20+ Airplane flights per day
  • from Don Mueang Intl (DMK) to Krabi Airport (KBV) via AirAsia, Nok Air, Lion Air
  • from Suvarnabhumi International airport (BKK) to Krabi Airport (KBV) via Thai Airways, Thai Smiles, Bangkok Airways
  • To get Koh Ngai in the same day, domestic flight's arriving time should be before 2.30 pm. Or International flight's arriving time should be before 2 pm.

Note: Krabi can also be reached by

  1. Flying from Koh Samui to Krabi via Bangkok Airways
  2. Flying from Kuala Lumper, Malaysia and Chiang Mai via AirAsia.
  3. Flying from Singapore (Changi Airport) with Tiger Airways via TigerAir.

Bus (12 hrs)

To Trang & Krabi

Night Buses leave from Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal every day around 7 pm - 8 pm.
Take about 11-13 hours. 

For more information and book ticket online in advance please visit http://www.busticket.in.th

Train (16 hrs)

To Trang (only)

There are 2 daily trains from Bangkok to Trang (and 2 trains back from Trang to Bangkok).
Take 15-17 hours.

For more information and book ticket online in advance, please visit https://www.thairailwayticket.com

Trang & Krabi to Pakmeng Pier

At this point you need to get to Pakmeng Pier. Please see the boat schedules. If you need a convenience way please check travel agency tab, they have many transfer points but more expenses.

Private Taxi  Shared Mini-van Other Travel Agency

Private Taxi 

From Trang Airport / Trang Town

  • At the airport: taxi counter at the airport offers private taxi to Pakmeng pier at 800-1,200 THB depends on car type
  • In Trang town: Local agencies around Trang train station offer private taxi to Pakmeng pier at 700-1,000 THB depends on car type.
  • Book a Private taxi in advance with CoCo Team, rate is 900 THB for 1-2 pax. Please check our pick-up service link above.
  • Duration: 1 hour.

From Krabi Airport / Krabi Town / Ao-Nang / Other beaches in Krabi

  • At Krabi airport: taxi counter at the airport offers private taxi to Pakmeng pier at 1800-2,500 THB depending on car type
  • In Krabi town/ Ao-nang / other beach: Local agencies around the area offer private taxi to Pakmeng pier at 2,200 – 3,500 THB depends on car type and the departure point.
  • Book a Private taxi in advance with CoCo Team, rate is 2,000 – 3,500 THB for 1-2 pax. Please check our pick-up service link above.
  • Duration: 2 – 3 hours

Shared Mini-van

From Trang airport / Trang Town (only)

  • At Trang airport: taxi counter offers shared minivan from the airport to Pakmeng pier. Rate is about 200-250 THB each (not available every day, just only when they can collect people).
    • Please note: sometime minivan won't go direct to the pier as it will drop off some hotel, place in Trang for people who stay in town before.
    • Duration: 1.30 -2.30 hours.
  • In Trang town: During Nov-Apr. Koh Ngai Villa organizes a daily Minivan 1 time a day. Departs from Trang train station around 10.30 am. Rate is 200 THB/pax. Please contact your hotel or local agency in Trang for advance booking.
    • Duration: 1-1.30 hours.
  • In Trang town: Public minivan depart Trang Bus station to Pakmeng pier every hour. Rate is 60 THB /pax. (big luggage/backpack might be charged as 1 person).
    • Duration: cannot be controlled.

From Krabi

no sharing transfer available

Other Travel Agency

During November - April.

You also can take a daily transfer with Tigerline Travel company even from the Airport. For more detail, please visit : http://tigerlinetravel.com

FYI: For your own convenient, please book a ticket including longtail boat transfer to hotel as extra service. Otherwise, you have to find taxi boat from the pier to the resort by your own. Price can be 50 B - 100 B/pax

Pakmeng Pier to Koh Ngai

See the boat types and their schedules here.

Daily boat  Private longtail boat  Private speed boat

Daily boat 

To Koh Ngai

  • Depart from Pakmeng pier at 12.00 pm. (or can be 30 minutes to 1 hour late)
  • Take about 1.5 hours.
  • Pricing is 350 THB/person including taxi boat to any beaches or resorts on Koh Ngai

Note: This service operated during Hi-season (Nov-Apr) only.
FYI: Services belongs to Koh Ngai Villa

Private longtail boat 

To Koh Ngai

  • Service time: 8.00 am - 4.30 pm.
  • Take about 50-60 min.
  • Pricing is 1,300 THB for 1-3 pax. If there are 4 pax or more sharing price is 350 THB/person.
  • Book a private longtail boat in advance, Click Here!

Private speed boat

To Koh Ngai

  • Take 20 min.
  • Pricing is 5,000 THB for one way trip with maximum 12 passengers.

Transfer from other islands or other popular destination

During tourist season (November - May), there are many boat companies organize a transportation to Koh Ngai.

North route: Phuket, Koh Phi Phi, Railay, Koh Jum, Koh Lanta
South route: Koh Mook, Koh Kradan, Koh Libong, Koh Sukorn, Koh Laoliang, Koh Bulone, Koh Lipe

For more information and advance booking, please check boat schedule below.

During May – October. Taking a private longtail boat is the only one choice to travel to Koh Ngai.

  1. The easiest way to get to Koh Ngai during that time is going via Pakmeng pier with private longtail boat.
  2. Going via Koh Lanta is also possible with private longtail boat from the old town pier. Agencies in Koh Lanta open all year round. Rate: 2,000-2,500 THB/2 people – depends on boat size and engine type.

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