Trat Airport – Our Guide

Trat Airport is the local Airport for Koh Chang, Koh Kood and Koh Mak.

Flying out from BKK Suvarnabhumi Airport, Bangkok Airways is the only airline which services this route. It has four daily flights in both directions, an hour duration each.

Trat Airport is designated CIQ (Customs Immigration and Quarantine). This means that, on selected airlines, you can check your baggage all the way through and complete your Immigration there. This considerably speeds up through-connections from Bangkok.

Located in the back and beyond of rural Trat, Trat Airport is around 20km from the two ferry piers for Koh Chang at Ao Thammachat (fast) and Centerpoint (slower). It’s 25km to Laem Ngop Pier for Kok Mak and in the opposite direction, nearer 50km to Laem Sok Pier for Koh Kood.

Despite its tiny size, the airport does have a small cafe, restaurant and an ATM.

Bangkok to and from Trat Airport

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Flights between Trat and BKK Suvarnabhumi Airport leave as follows as follows:-

From BKK Suvarnabhumi Airport BangkokFrom Trat Airport
08.20 (PG301), 11.40 (PG305), 14.45 (PG309) and 17.00 (PG307).10.10 (PG302), 13.10 (PG306), 16.25 (PG310) and 18.30 (PG308).

Bangkok Airways does run a winter and summer timetable, so allow for some slight variations during the course of the year and also for less flights in the rainy season, May to October.

You can easily book your tickets at Bangkok Airways direct, but bear in mind that the web promotions charge 800bt for schedule changes. Web freedom tickets are free to alter.

You can also make connections to/from Trat Airport via Bangkok with Chiang Mai, Koh Samui and Phuket.

As of March 2021, these services are severely reduced due to Covid 19

Trat Airport to and from Koh Chang

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From Trat airport, you can either use the share minibus or private transfers to your resort on Koh Chang, door to door.

The evening flight, PG307 will always make a ferry connection to Koh Chang.

You will also always make the morning flight, PG302, back to Bangkok, with collections from your resort scheduled to ensure arrival at the Airport the required 45 to 60 minutes before departure.

Private Transfer

A private transfer costs 1,800bt for a car for 2 persons, 2,000bt for larger Innova or Fortuner style for 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children and 2,300bt for a minibus for 6 persons with ferry tickets.

Share Minibus

The share minibus is 550bt per person (all beaches), with ferry ticket, round trip 990bt. The share minibus only covers the east coast up to Dan Khao.

As of March 2021, the sharw minibus is suspended due to Covid 19

To and from Laem Sok Pier for Koh Kood

If travelling to Koh Kood, the morning flight, PG301, will make boat connection at 10.45 (Boonsiri).

If arriving on the lunchtime flight PG305 at 12.40, you can make that 14.20 (Boonsiri) departure from Laem Sok.

You will need to spend a night in Trat or by Laem Sok Pier if you come on the afternoon or evening flights.

On the return, it’s easiest to take the morning boat off Koh Kood at 09.00 (Boonsiri) to make the lunchtime flight, PG306. You can also use the 12.00 (Boonsiri) and 13.00 (Koh Kut Express)speedboat to connect to the PG310 at 16.25.

Always check for rainy season variations (May to October) on the boat timetables before booking the flight.

Private Transfer

To travel from Trat Airport to Laem Sok Pier, you can use a private transfer.

Cars are 1,000bt for 2 persons, minibuses for up to 8 are 1,700bt. Prices exclude the boat tickets as Koh Kood does not have car ferries. We can organise those tickets for you, payment in advance.


To and from Laem Ngop Pier for Koh Mak

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For Koh Mak, the morning flight, PG301 will connect to the 10.30 (Leelawadee) boat from Laem Ngop Pier.

The lunchtime flight, PG305 connects to the 14.00 (Leelawadee) boat, with 14.30 (Seatales), 15.00 (Suansuk)and 16.00 (Panan) also possible. The afternoon and evening flight, PG309 and PG307, would mean staying a night in Trat or down at one of the guesthouses in Laem Ngop.

For the return, you can make the early morning flight, PG302, with the 08.00 (Leelawadee) boat or use the 10.00 (Suansuk) boat for the lunchtime flight, PG306.

The last daily boat off Koh Mak at 13.30 (Panan) works for the afternoon flight, PG310 but would mean a long old wait for the evening flight, PG308.

To travel to Laem Ngop Pier from Trat Airport, you can grab an open share songthaew taxi in the airport at 250bt per person. Or you can pre-book a private car for 2 persons or minibus for up to 8 persons, 900bt to 1,200bt. Prices exclude the boat tickets as Koh Mak uses speedboats only.

As with Koh Kood, check for rainy season boat timetable changes (May to October) before booking the flight.

You can Contact Us to book all the private transfers and the share minibus for Koh Chang.

For Koh Mak and Koh Kood, we can similarly book all the transfers and boats.

Simply detail you requirements in your enquiry and we will get back to you with prices, advice and schedules.


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