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The transit point for every visitors to Koh Samet is Ban Phe in Rayong Province.

From Bangkok, the cheapest way is to take an air-conditioned public bus from the Eastern Bus Terminal (locally called Ekamai Bus Station) and the buses leave every 2-3 hours during the day. The fare is about 125 Baht per person (one-way - traveling time approx. 2 hour and a half). Once arrive at Ban Phe in Rayong, there are several piers offering boat rides to Samed Island, and the boat fares can be varied depending on the beach destinations that you are going.

Since Koh Samet is considered as a national park, there is an admission fee of 200 Baht per person to be paid to the authority on the island.

Traveling by a private car or van is also another option. At Ban Phe, there are a number of parking lots that provide rental space for the vehicle for a few hours or even for many nights. The fares among these parking lots are vary.

There are numerous boats running back and forth between Ban Phe and Koh Samet. The ferry schedule varies depending upon the destination on Koh Samet. The boats, leaving for Na Dan Pier, departs from Ban Phe every hour and vice versa.

Ferry Schedule from Ban Phe to Koh Samet:

  • Ferry leaves at 9:00, 12:00, 13:30 and 17:00 every day to Vong Duern Beach at 40 Baht per ticket
  • Ferry leaves at 11:30 and 14:00 to Ao Wai at the cost of 80 Baht per ticket
  • Ferry leaves at 10:00 Ao Kiu at 100 Baht per ticket
  • Ferry leaves at 08:00, 11:00, 13:00 and 16:00 to Ao Prao at 80 Baht per ticket

Ferry Schedule from Koh Samet to Ban Phe

  • Ferry leaves Vong Duern Beach at 08:30, 12:00, and 15:30
  • Ferry leaves Ao Wai at 14:00
  • Ferry leaves Ao Kiu at 08:00 and 12:00
  • Ferry leaves Ao Prao at at 10:00, 12:30, 15:00 and 17:00.


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