» Another option is departing at 8:00 am from Nathon Pier, Koh Samui to Donsak Pier by a ferry, which will take 2:30 hours approx. Once you are in Donsak Pier, catch a bus straight to Krabi, you will get there in 3 hours, to finally get in the Ferry to Phi Phi in less than 2 hours.
Herein, is Phi Phi island near Koh Samui?
Phi Phi is on the West Coast of Thailand where as Samui on the East Coast. Quickest way is via a flight to with Krabi or Phuket then onto a ferry from there. Would say its about 1hr flight. Although as you are in Samui, Koh Phangan is on the same side (East side).
Also, which is better Koh Samui or Phi Phi Island?
Koh Samui is a better place to go to as a solo traveler, due to the attitude of the other travelers. Koh Phi Phi is visited by groups of friends, and travelers are relatively unwilling to group up with strangers. As a partying group of friends, go to Koh Phi Phi. You'll love it.
What islands can you visit from Koh Samui?
This article will look into the five famous islands near Koh Samui that are great for day trips.
- 1) Ang Thong National Marine Park. The Ang Thong National Marine Park is made up of 42 islands.
- 2) Koh Phangan.
- 3) Koh Taen and Koh Mudsum.
- 4) Koh Tao.
- 5) Koh Nang Yuan.
Is Koh Samui or Phuket better?
Koh Samui is a better option for relaxed beach holidays. It's also very popular with visitors but it has more of a chilled feel to it than Phuket. There are direct flights between Phuket and Koh Samui, which are just 55 minutes apart.