How To Get There
Ko Chang is 315 kilometers away from Bangkok in the province of Trat. There are several ways of getting there: by air, air-conditioned bus, taxi and private Car.
Bangkok Airway: There are flights departure from Bangkok and Arrive to Trat which takes about 45 minutes. For more information, please call the Bangkok office on +66 (0) 2265 5555 and Trat +66 (0) 3952 5299-300 or https://www.bangkokair.com
By air-conditioned bus
Air-con buses to Koh Chang, the fare is about 250 baht per person, which you can choose the services of the bus station in two stations: Mo Chit New Bus Terminal or Ekkamai Bus Terminal Traveling from Mo Chit and Ekkamai It takes time about 5-6 hours to travel from Bangkok to Trat Bus Terminal. After that, you have to connect a minibus to the ferry port for about 30 minutes, the fare is about 80 baht (fares are subject to change).
Getting out of Bangkok by take a taxi from Bangkok to your hotel on Koh Chang. The fare starts around 4,500 baht per way, depending on the distance of the hotel on the island where you stay and the number of passengers. (Fares are subject to change)
By private car
From Bangkok to Koh Chang, which takes about 4-5 hours, you can choose the route as follows.
– Bang Na – Trat route (Highway No. 3) or the Bang Na – Bang Pakong elevated road, continue with Highway No. 344 to Klaeng District, and continue with Highway No. 3 through Chanthaburi to Trat city. Total distance is about 315 kilometers.
– Route along Highway No. 3 through Chonburi, Pattaya, Sattahip, Rayong to Klaeng District and continue on Highway No. 3 through Chanthaburi to Trat city. Total distance is about 390 kilometers, or may take route number 36 from Pattaya through Rayong, Klaeng District, a total distance of 355 kilometers.
– The route from the Motorway starts at kilometer 0 at the intersection of Srinakarin Road, to Ramkhamhaeng Road and comes out at the Ban Bueng-Klaeng-Chanthaburi-Trat route. (Highway No. 7, Special Highway Bangkok-Chonburi) connecting from Rama 9 – Srinakarin Road, drive straight until you meet Highway No. 344 (Ban Bueng-Klaeng) to Klaeng District and continue with Highway No. 3 through Khlung District, Chanthaburi Province. Cross the Weru Bridge through Khao Saming District straight into the Trat city. Total distance is about 315 kilometers, passing Chonburi-Rayong-Chanthaburi-Trad, a distance of about 385 kilometers.
Currently, there are two port services which are;
Center Point Pier has a ferry service every hour leaving from Laem Ngop Pier to Dan Kao Pier, Koh Chang. Center Point Pier is used for a very long time the locals are well known and always use the Center Point Ferry. It operates from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Boats leave every hour, taking about 45 minutes to an hour. The boat docked at Dan Kao Pier on Koh Chang.
For more information, please call 039 538 196.
or Koh Chang Ferry Pier It is a large port that meets international standards. Licensed by the Marine Department to run the only fixed route in Trat Province, similar to a ferry crossing to Koh Samui, which will use a large ferry imported from Japan, capable of carrying 300 passengers and about 40 cars, along with safety equipment completely convenient and safe. Ao Thammachat pier open for service from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. The boat leaves every 45 minutes, takes about 30 – 40 minutes. For more information, please call 039 538 288 to 9.