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Sep 10

Getting from Trat Airport to Koh Chang – Share Minibus and Private Transfer

trat airport to koh chang

Getting from Trat Airport to Koh Chang is possible using either a share minibus or a private transfer.

Trat Airport is around 20km from the mainland pier at Ao Thammachat, which is home to the fast ferry to the island. Boat departures are every 45 minutes or when full, with a duration of 30 to 40 minutes.

All flights to Trat Airport are with Bangkok Airways, booking available on their website.

Share Minibus – Trat Airport to Koh Chang

The share minibus from Trat Airport to Koh Chang is 550bt per person with ferry ticket or 990bt per person round trip, also with ferry ticket included.

This service is available in either direction to and from any resort on the west coast, but it does not go down the east coast beyond Dan Khao, where you find resorts such as Amber Sands and Serenity.

If you are arriving on the final flight of the day, PG307, the share minibus will always make the last ferry. If there are delays to this flight, a special ferry is laid on to ensure you can reach your resort that evening.

Delivery time to your resort depends on its location, with around 15 minutes from the arrival pier at Ao Sapparot to White Sand Beach and an hour to Bang Bao Beach.

When returning from Koh Chang to Trat Airport, collection from your resorts is timed to ensure you make the required check-in times, which are 45 minutes to an hour before flight departure. You will always be able to connect to the first daily flight out, PG302.

Children under 2 are free on the share minibus, 2 and 3 years old are 1/2 price, 4 and over are full price. Child seats are available but charged at full price.

Private Transfer – Trat Airport to Koh Chang

A private transfer either from Trat Airport to Koh Chang or in the other direction is:-

  • 1,800bt for a sedan car for 2 pax or 2 pax and child, with ferry tickets.
  • 2,000bt for an Innova or Fortuner style car for 3 adults or 2 adults with 2 small children, with ferry tickets.
  • 2,300bt for a minibus for 4 adults with ferry tickets. Each additional person is 100bt.

Passengers are met at the pre-arranged meeting point at Arrivals by the driver with a name sign. Services are direct – from the meeting point to pier, drive on and off the ferry and then delivery to resort door. Child seats are available.

Booking Share Minibus or Private Transfer – Trat Airport to Koh Chang

If you would like to book the share minibus or the private transfer from Trat Airport to Koh Chang, we can organise this for you. Please do contact us here with your full requirements – dates, flight number, number of people, resort name, return or not – and we will come back to you to confirm price, payment and availability. You can also email on explorekohchang@gmail.com or messenger us via our Facebook page.

Please note that we need all passenger names for the share minibus.

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