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.

Get Yourself Ready

You must read our traveling tips.

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)    

Bangkok - Trang

  • 9+ Airplane flights per day
    Airline: AirAsia, Nok Air, Lion Air (From Don Mueang Airport - DMK) 
  • To get Koh Ngai in the same day, flight's arriving time should be before 3.30 pm.

Bangkok - Krabi

  • 20+ Airplane flights per day
    Airline: AirAsia, Lion Air (From Don Mueang Airport - DMK) 
    Airline: Thai Airways, Thai Smiles, Air Asia, Vietjet Air (To Suvarnabhumi International Airport -BKK )
  • 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.

FYI: 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 

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

 

There is no train to Krabi.

Trang or 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 1000 THB for 1-2 pax. Please check our pick-up service link above.
  • Duration: 1 hour.

From Krabi Airport / Krabi Town /Other beaches in Krabi

  • At Krabi airport: taxi counter at the airport offers private taxi to Pakmeng pier at 2000-3,000 THB depending on car type
  • In Krabi town/ other beach: Local agencies around the area offer private taxi to Pakmeng pier at 2,500 – 4,000 THB depends on car type and the departure point.
  • Book a Private taxi in advance with CoCo Team, rate is 2,500 – 4,500 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)

  • Trang airport: taxi counter offers shared minivan from the airport to Pakmeng pier. Rate is about 300-450 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.
  • Trang town: Public minivan depart Trang Bus station to Pakmeng pier every hour. Rate is 70 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 (100 B/pax). Sometime there is no taxi boat for 2 -3 hour. 

Pakmeng Pier to Koh Ngai

There are 3 boat types below:

Daily boat  Private longtail boat  Private speed boat

Daily boat 

Sharing Longtail Boat To Koh Ngai

  • Koh Ngai  Seafood Longtail boat departs Pakmeng pier around 12 o'clock (can be 30 minutes to 1 hour late).
    (need to check availability and book in advance). 
  • Take about 1 hour.
  • Passenger can buy a ticket with agency around the pier.
  • Price is 400 THB/pax.
  • This service operated during Hi-season (Nov-Apr) only.

 



Private longtail boat 

To Koh Ngai

  • Service time: 8.00 am - 4.30 pm.
  • Take about 50-60 min.
  • Price is 1,400 THB for 1-2 pax. If there are 4 pax or more sharing price is 420 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 destinations

North route:
From Phuket, Koh Phi Phi, Koh Lanta:
a) Bundhaya Speed boat, book a ticket at bundhayaspeedboat.com . (ticket price inc.taxi boat to resort)
b) Satun Pakbara Speed boat, book a ticket at  www.spcthailand.com . (ticket price inc.taxi boat to resort)
c) Tigerline Speed boat, book a ticket at www.tigerlinetravel.com . (Please book taxi boat -100 B as extra service with them)

From Railay, Koh Jum, Koh Yao Noi, Koh Yao Yai:
Take a service of Tigerline Travel, book a ticket at www.tigerlinetravel.com (Please book taxi boat -100 B as extra service with them)

From Ao Nang, Krabi Town, Khao Lak, Khao Sok:
a) Go via Pakmeng pier, by taking private taxi to Pakmeng pier, then longtail boat to Koh Ngai (please email for more information). 
b) Take a service of Tigerline Travel, book a ticket at www.tigerlinetravel.com (Please book taxi boat -100 B as extra service with them)
   

South route:
From Koh Mook, Koh Kradan
a) Take a private Longtail boat. (please email for more information)
b) Bundhaya Speed boat, book a ticket at bundhayaspeedboat.com (ticket price inc.taxi boat to resort)
c) Satun Pakbara Speed boat, book a ticket at www.spcthailand.com (ticket price inc.taxi boat to resort)

To Koh Bulone, Koh Lipe
a) Bundhaya Speed boat, book a ticket at bundhayaspeedboat.com (ticket price inc.taxi boat to resort)
b) Satun Pakbara Speed boat, book a ticket at www.spcthailand.com (ticket price inc.taxi boat to resort)

To Koh Libong, Koh Sukorn, Had Yao:
 Take a service of Tigerline Travel, book a ticket at www.tigerlinetravel.com (Please book taxi boat -100 B as extra service with them)

To other island, please check case by case.

 

Visit Koh Ngai During May – October

  1. The easiest way to get to Koh Ngai during that time is going via Pakmeng pier with private longtail boat. No daily boat or sharing boat service.
  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: 2,500-3,000 THB/2 people – depends on boat size and engine type.

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