RANONG to KOH PHAYAM – Ferry Schedule

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How to travel from Ranong to Koh Phayam? You can travel by ferry or speedboat.

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    • Koh Phayam is one of the few islands in Thailand that has not yet been fully affected by mass tourism. Thanks to this, you will not find there huge resorts, supermarkets or gas stations. The beaches are almost empty even in high season and the whole island will breathe a relaxed atmosphere. After all, Koh Phayam is rightly nicknamed reggae or hippie island. Most evening parties are in the rhythms of reggae and Bob Marley’s songs. If you are looking for a relaxing holiday where you can completely relax from the stress of everyday life, enjoy beautiful beaches and fun and at the same time not be surrounded by crowds of noisy tourists, then Koh Phayam will be a paradise for you.
    • The season on Koh Phayam is relatively short, starting slowly in November and running in full in December, January and February. In March, some businesses are slowly closing, sometimes raining, the number of events is decreasing and the island is slowly becoming depopulated. During this period you will enjoy a really quiet holiday here. Koh Phayam is not very big and there are not as many attractions as on other islands, you will not find there waterfalls or treks to the mountains. It is really a beach destination with a few interesting places to visit. There are two main large beaches on the island – Ao Yai and Ao Khao Kwai and there are various bars, restaurants and small resorts or bungalows. There are is only one way how to reach Koh Phayam from Ranong – by ferry or speedboat.
    • You can book and buy ferry tickets from Ranong to Koh Phayam online

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From Ranong to Koh Phayam you can travel by ferry or speedboat.

    • Travel distance from Ranong town to Koh Phayam (Ko Phayam) is about 40 km by boat. You can travel by speedboat or ferry from Ranong town to Koh Phayam Pier. This is the only option how to travel to this island, there is no other way how to go there. Travel by speedboat of Fame Tour from Ranong Pier to Koh Phayam takes about 45 minutes and boat tickets cost about $14-15/pp. Ranong Pier is in the center of the town of Ranong. Another option how to reach Koh Phayam from Ranong is to travel by ferry from Tai Kak Pier. Travel by ferry from Ranong – Tai Kak Pier to Koh Phayam Pier takes about 2 hours and ferry tickets cost about $7/pp.
    • You can also travel by minivan + ferry from Ranong Bus Station, so you can book joint ticket to Koh Phayam. Travel by minivan + ferry from Ranong Bus Station to Koh Phayam takes about 7 hours and it costs about $10/pp. Koh Phayam has no airport and no railway. The closest airport to Koh Phayam is Ranong Airport. From Ranong you can also travel to Phuket (by bus, minivan or private car). You can search and book ferry + boat tickets to Koh Phayam from Ranong online. If you want to travel back to Ranong from Koh Phayam you can also travel by ferry or boat.

How do I get from Ranong to Koh Phayam?


1. BOAT/FERRY from Ranong to Koh Phayam


Travel by speedboat or ferry is the only way how to reach Koh Phayam from Ranong. There are some modern speedboats and ferries and private companies in this part of Andaman sea and you can also travel with hotel transfer or transfer from the bus station in Ranong.

    • every day in the season there are ferries or speedboats from Ranong to Koh Phayam
    • travel by speedboat / speedferry from Ranong to Koh Phayam takes about 1-2 hours
    • from Ranong Pier it takes about 45 minutes by speedboat to reach Koh Phayam (it is the fastest way)
    • from Tai Kak Pier in Ranong it takes about 2 hours by ferry to reach Koh Phayam
    • ferry/boat tickets from Ranong to Koh Phayam cost about $7-15/pp (prices may vary by season)
    • boat companies from Ranong to Koh Phayam: Fame Tour, Tai Kak Pier
    • ferries +boats to Koh Phayam from Ranong depart from: Ranong Pier, Tai Kak Pier
    • there is also transport by minivan + ferry from the bus station in Ranong (travel time is about 7 hours)
    • ferries to Koh Phayam arrive to: Koh Phayam Pier (Ko Phayam, Mueang Ranong District)
    • come to the departure site 30 minutes before departure of the ferry/boat
    • read the instructions before you book ferry ticket to Koh Phayam
    • Book Ferry Tickets from Ranong to Koh Phayam online

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Speedboat from Ranong to Koh Phayam – Fame Tour (photo: 12go.asia).
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Ferry of Tai Kak Pier from Ranong to Koh Phayam (photo: 12go.asia).


Ferry Timetable / Schedule – Ranong to Koh Phayam + Ferry Tickets:

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Ferry Schedule - Ranong to Koh Phayam

Departs in Ranong

Arrival in Koh Phayam

Ticket - Price

Tai Kak Pier

10:00

12:00

From $7/pp

Fame Tour

09:00

09:45

From $14/pp

Fame Tour

12:00

12:45

From $14/pp

Fame Tour

14:00

14:45

From $14/pp

Fame Tour

16:00

16:45

From $14/pp


icon-info-circle FAQ + TIPS – Travel from Ranong to Koh Phayam:

How to book and buy ferry tickets from Ranong to Koh Phayam?

    • You can book and buy ferry tickets from Ranong to Koh Phayam on 12go.asia
    • You can also book another tickets, flight, e.g. Ranong > Phuket, Ranong > Bangkok…

How long does it take to get by ferry/boat from Ranong to Koh Phayam?

    • Travel by ferry from Ranong Pier to Koh Phayam takes about 45 minutes.
    • Travel by speedboat from Ranong – Tai Kak Pier to Koh Phayam takes about 2 hours.
    • Travel by minivan + ferry from Ranong Bus Station to Koh Phayam takes about 7 hours.

What is the travel distance by ferry from Ranong to Koh Phayam?

    • Travel distance from Ranong Pier to Koh Phayam by speedboat/ferry is about 40 km via Andaman sea.

How much does it cost to get by ferry from Ranong to Koh Phayam?

    • Transport by speedboat or ferry from Ranong to Koh Phayam costs about $7-15/pp. Travel by van + ferry (join ticket) from Ranong Bus Station to Koh Phayam costs about $10/pp.

What is the permitted weight of your backpack on the ferry to Koh Phayam?

    • You can take a backpack weighing up to 20 kg to the ferry/speedboat, check this information before you buy your tickets to Koh Phayam.

From which piers in Ranong ferry or boat to Koh Phayam departs?

    • Ferries and speedboats to Koh Phayam from Ranong depart from these piers and ports: Ranong Pier and Tai Kak Pier.

Which ferry companies operate on the route to Koh Phayam from Ranong?

    • There are these private companies from Ranong to Koh Phayam: Fame Tour, Tai Kak Pier.

Is there an airport in Koh Phayam?

    • No, Koh Phayam has no airport, it is not posssible to travel by plane to and from this island. The closest airport is Ranong Airport.

Is there another way how to get to Koh Phayam from Ranong?

    • No, there is no other way how to reach Koh Phayam, ferry or boat is the only way of transfer.

Accommodation in Koh Phayam, hotel, resort or homestay?

    • Koh Phayam offers mainly various private cheap and luxury beach resorts or bungalows. You can search and book your accommodation in Koh Phayam with up to 60% discount easily online > Book resort or hotel in Koh Phayam.

How to travel from Ranong to Bangkok?

    • From Ranong to Bangkok you can travel by plane – there are direct flights, tourist bus, bus+train or private car. Direct flight to Bangkok takes about 1.5 hour, the most cheapest option is to travel by tourist bus. Read this article: How to go from Ranong to Bangkok? You can book and buy tickets or flights online.
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Reggae Island (Koh Kham), a small island about 200m from Koh Phayam.
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Koh Phayam in Ranong can offer some small remoted beaches.
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In Koh Phayam you can also book some private boat tour around the island.

icon-arrow-circle-right Book boat/ferry tickets from Ranong to Koh Phayam + Schedule:

(You can search and book another travel route, např. Ranong > Phuket, Ranong > Krabi…)


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