Home to the infamous monthly Full Moon Party, Koh Phangan is also a beautiful island with plenty of quiet beaches for relaxing and mountains to hike in.
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How To Get From Bangkok to Koh Phangan
Koh Phangan has no airport, so you can fly from Bangkok to Koh Samui and then book one of the following onward routes via 12Go:
- All available Koh Samui to Koh Phangan routes
- Koh Samui to Koh Phangan Private Taxi
- Koh Samui to Koh Phangan Private Minibus
- Koh Samui to Koh Phangan Ferry
You can also travel direct from Bangkok to Koh Phangan via bus. The route usually runs overnight from various Bangkok departure points to Thong Sala Koh Phangan (via a ferry), and should save you a bit of money:
About Koh Phangan
Infamous for its wild Full Moon Party, Koh Phangan is also a mountainous island of natural beauty, with some of the best beaches in the Gulf of Thailand. If you pick wisely from the huge range of accommodation, you will find this a great place to relax.
See our Koh Phangan Quick Guide for details.
Where To Stay On Koh Phangan
Koh Phangan has accommodation for every budget. The Anantara Rasananda Koh Phangan Villas is one of the more luxurious options. The mid-range Moonstone Studio is a small boutique hotel. A good budget option is the Thai Dee Garden Resort.
See our Koh Phangan Quick Guide for more recommendations.
Check availability and pricing of hotels on Koh Phangan on Booking.com for your chosen dates using the search box below. You can often reserve a room with free cancellation, so you can always change your plans.
Things To Do On Koh Phangan
Koh Phangan is all about the beaches. From the good times of Haad Rin to the quiet Haad Yao on the eastern coast, there is somewhere to suit most temperaments.
See our Koh Phangan Quick Guide for a breakdown of what each of the different beaches has to offer.
Bangkok to Koh Phangan Map
Koh Phangan is just over 750km south of Bangkok and the flight from Bangkok to Koh Samui takes roughly 70 minutes. Koh Phangan is located in the Gulf of Thailand between Koh Tao and Samui on the map. See our Thailand Map page with highlights of the best places to visit in Thailand.