UPDATED for 2019-20 Season
Bangkok Airways, with 4 flights daily, is the only airline that operates from Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport to Trat Airport, which itself is about an hour from Laem Sok, the mainland pier for Koh Kood.
Boat Connections from Laem Sok Pier to Koh Kood – Arrivals at Trat Airport
If you take the morning PG301 flight from Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK), arriving at Trat Airport (TDX) at 09.20 (09.30 in rainy season though this can be dropped completely), you will connect to Boonsiri’s 1st catamaran departure of the day at 10.45, price 500bt per person and after that, the express boats, Koh Kood Princess at 12.30 or Koh Kut Express at 13.00, both 350bt per person.
If you take the PG305 lunchtime flight, arriving Trat Airport at 12.40, you can connect with Boonsiri’s 2nd catamaran departure of the day at 14.20, 500bt per person or the 15.00 Koh Kut Express Speedboat, 600bt per person. The 14.20 catamaran goes via Koh Mak (until 31/1/20), overall journey time 90 minutes, the speedboat is direct, 70 minutes.
Neither the evening PG307 flight, arriving at Trat Airport at 17.45 (18.00 in rainy season) nor the new PG309, arriving at 15.45, make any connections to any boats. You will need to stay a night in Trat at one of the many guesthouses or by the pier at the only place, Check and Chill.
To get from Trat airport to Laem Sok Pier, you will need to pre-book your private transfer as explained below.
Boat Connections to Laem Sok Pier from Koh Kood – Departures at Trat Airport
When departing Koh Kood, there are no early boats to make the PG302 morning flight at 10.10.
For the lunchtime PG306 flight leaving Trat Airport at 13.10, you use the Boonsiri morning boat at 09.00 docking at Laem Sok Pier at 10.15.
For the new afternoon flight PG310 flight, leaving Trat Airport at 16.25, you can take either the Koh Kut Express speedboat, departing at 13.00, duration an hour, price 600bt or the 2nd daily service from Boonsiri, which leaves at 12.00, but goes via Koh Mak (until 31/1/20), journey time 90 minutes.
Perhaps now redundant with the addition of the new afternoon flight above, the evening PG308 flight leaves Trat Airport at 18.15 (18.30 in rainy season), same boats as connections.
To get from Laem Sok Pier to Trat airport, you will need to pre-book your private transfer as explained below.
Please see here for the full Koh Kood ferry and speedboat timetables.
Private Transfer by Car or Minibus from Trat Airport to Laem Sok
From Trat Airport to Laem Sok Pier and the reverse, there are private transfers only, with no shared minibus service such as that operating to and from Koh Chang.
These private transfers to/from Laem Sok Pier are priced at 1,500bt for a car (2 adults or 2 adults, child), 1,600bt for an Innova style car (3 adults or 2 adults, 2 small children) or 1,700bt for a minibus (4 to 8/9 persons). We can organise everything for you, meeting passengers at Arrivals at Trat Airport with a name sign or directly off the boats on their return. Journey time is around 50 minutes.
Timetable – From Survarnabhumi Airport (BKK) to Trat Airport (TDX)
Timetable – From Trat Airport (TDX) to Survarnabhumi Airport (BKK)
Bangkok Airways runs a summer (beginning of April to end of October) and winter (beginning of November to end of March) timetable, meaning there are slight variations over the course of the year.
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