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Koh Chang Ferries – Companies, Timetables, Prices, After Hours

Koh Chang ferries are operated by two companies, Ferry Koh Chang and Centrepoint Ferry (currently closed).

Both services take foot passengers, 2 wheel and 4 wheel vehicles but large buses do not travel onto the island.

The Koh Chang ferries run every day of the year as scheduled, with only the very occasional cancellation due to high waves.

At peak times, such as the New Year holidays, the Songkran festival and the May Day long weekend, extra ferries are added to the timetables given below. However, at these times, you will still experience very long queues to get on and off the island

Centerpoint Ferry has closed till further notice for repairs.


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Ferry Koh Chang – Koh Chang Ferries

ferry koh chang at pier

Ferry Koh Chang leaves from Ao Thammachat Pier on the mainland to arrive at Ao Sapparot Pier on the north east coast of Koh Chang. Ao Thammachat Pier is the nearest pier to the Bangkok highway and some 10km from Laem Ngop, a small coastal town, which over time has become the generic name given for all the piers.

Ferry Koh Chang operates several different sized boats, with the smallest taking 30 minutes and the larger, emblazoned with Singha beer slogans, 40 to 45 minutes. The first ferry in either direction is at 06.45 and the last at 18.30. In theory, they run every hour but in reality, they are in a continual loop all day leaving when full. Times will change on public holidays, starting earlier, finishing later.

On board, there is a refreshments area, toilets and plenty of seating spaces upstairs.

All our private transfers, whether from Suvaranabhumi (BKK), Don Mueang (DMK) or Trat (TDX) Airports, Bangkok hotels or the Cambodian borders use Ferry Koh Chang. Our hotel to hotel share minibuses and Suvarnabhumi Airport share minibus cross to the island this way too.

The microbus/bus service operated by Suvarnabhumi Burapa Co also heads to Ao Thammachat Pier as do the share minibuses from Trat Airport.

With the current closure of Centerpoint Ferry (see below), the Khao San Road bus and the 999 Bus now use this ferry.

The last flight of the day, PG307, which lands at Trat Airport at 17.55, will make the last ferry at 19.00 – the later ferry time was restarted on 1/11/22, good news for all.

Timetable for Ferry Koh Chang

Mainland (Ao Thammachat Pier)

UPDATED September 22
Koh Chang (Ao Sapparot Pier)

UPDATED September 22
06:30
07.45
08.45
09.45
10.45
11.45
12.45
13.45
14.45
15.45
16.45
18.00
19.00
06:30
07.45
08.45
09.45
10.45
11.45
12.45
13.45
14.45
15.45
16.45
18.00
19.00
Duration: 30 to 40 minutes depending on which boatDuration: 30 to 40 minutes depending on which boat
Price: 80bt per person | Kids (under 7) free | Kids (8 to 10) 30bt
120bt car | 40bt motorcycle | NO RETURN TICKETS
Tel: 039 555 188
Price: 80bt per person | Kids (under 7) free | Kids (8 to 10) 30bt
120bt car | 40bt motorcycle | NO RETURN TICKETS

After Hours – Koh Chang Ferries

If you are unable to get to the the pier before the ferries have stopped running – late flight arrivals to BKK, work commitments in Bangkok etc. – we can organise a private transfer connecting to  a private wooden passenger boat to the island and final transfer from the pier to your resort. Please contact us for a quotation.


Private Overnight Transfers

Our private transfers also pick up late night, early morning from Suvarnabhumi or Don Mueang Airports, so you can travel through the night for the first of the Koh Chang ferries in the morning at 06.00 or 06.30. Remember, however, if you arrive at the piers in the dead of night, there is very little happening.


Centerpoint Ferry- Koh Chang Ferries

centerpoint ferry koh chang ferries

Centerpoint Ferry has closed till further notice for repairs.

This ferry leaves from Centerpoint on the mainland and arrives on Koh Chang at Centerpoint (Cabana) Pier in Dan Khao. It’s about 3 km further down the east coast than Ao Sapparot Pier, the pier used by Ferry Koh Chang.

Centerpoint Pier (mainland) is about 5km from Laem Ngop and therefore nearer to Trat City, which is itself inland some 18km away.

Centerpoint Ferry operates older boats, which all take an hour. The first ferry and last ferries are at 07.00 and 18.00 from the mainland and 06.30 and 18.15 from the island.

On board, there is a refreshments area, toilets and plenty of seating spaces upstairs. Centerpoint Ferry is much more open to the elements than Ferry Koh Chang, a nice bonus in the dry months as Ferry Koh Chang can get very hot even during a short crossing.

Timetable for Centerpoint Ferry

Mainland (Centerpoint Pier)

UPDATED 15th October 22
Koh Chang (Dan Khao Pier)

UPDATED 15th October 22
NOVEMBER 22 - OUT OF SERVICE TILL FURTHER NOTICE

07.00
10.00
13.30
16.00
18.00
NIOVEMBER 22 - OUT OF SERVICE TILL FURTHER NOTICE

06.30
10.00
13.00
16.00
18.15
Duration: 60 minutesDuration: 60 minutes
80bt per person | Return 160bt | Kids (under 9) free
100bt car | Return 180bt
30bt motorcycle | Return 50bt
Tel: 065 587 9655, 086 304 2726
80bt per person | Return 160bt | Kids (under 9) free
100bt car | Return 180bt
30bt motorcycle | Return 50bt

Laem Ngop Pier

Laem Ngop itself is a sleepy place 18km or so out of Trat, which has its own Laem Ngop Pier, also sometimes referred to as Krom Luang. This is used by the speedboats and wooden goods boats heading to Koh Mak and Koh Wai, see Koh Mak Speedboats and Ferry – Companies and Prices and Getting to Koh Wai for all the timetable details.

You may also visit Laem Ngop to get an extension on your tourist visa at the local Immigration Office, which is near the port area.


Taxis from Trat, Taxis on Koh Chang – Koh Chang Ferries

Share Taxis or songthaews as they are known, run to and from Trat town or Trat Bus Station, which is a kilometre out from the city itself. Cost is 50bt to 60bt per person, but they only leave when full. If you want to go quicker, expect the rate to rise.

On Koh Chang, songthaews are lined up to meet each ferry and transport you to the different beaches. All their prices and information is here. Bear in mind too that they will not leave unless full.


UPDATED NOVEMBER 22 for 22/23 Season

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