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Koh Chang Ferries – Companies, Timetables, Prices

Koh Chang ferries are operated by two companies, Ferry Koh Chang and Centrepoint Ferry.

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


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Ferry Koh Chang – Koh Chang Ferries

Due to the pandemic, this service is running a reduced timetable.
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 06.30 and the last at 19.00. In theory, they run every 45 minutes but in reality, they are in a continual loop all day leaving when full.

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

All our private transfers, wither from the Suvaranabhumi or Don Mueang Airports, Bangkok hotels or Cambodian borders use Ferry Koh Chang. Our hotel to hotel share minibuses and Suvarnabhumi Airport share minibus cross to the island head this way too.

The microbus/bus service operated by Suvarnabhumi Burapa Co also heads to at Ao Thammachat Pier.

Share minibuses from Trat Airport to Koh Chang go on this ferry and the last flight of the day always makes the last boat.

Timetable for Ferry Koh Chang

Mainland (Ao Thammachat Pier)Koh Chang (Ao Sapparot Pier)
06:45
08.00
09.15
10.45
12.00
13.15
14.45
16.15
17.30
18.30
06:45
08.00
09.15
10.45
12.00
13.15
14.45
16.15
17.30
18.30

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

Centerpoint Ferry- Koh Chang Ferries

Due to the pandemic, this service is running a reduced timetable.
centerpoint ferry koh chang ferries

Centerpoint 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 45 minutes. The first ferry in either direction is at 06.00 and the last ferry at 19.30. They run hourly. After the initial boats of the day, those from the mainland are on the hour, 08.00. 09.00 and so on; those from Koh Chang are on the 1/2 hour, 08.30, 09.30 and so on.

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.

The Khao San Road bus uses this ferry as does the 999 Bus from Ekamai. The 999 does also collect customers from Ao Thammachat on its way back to Bangkok.

Share minibus transfers into and out of Cambodia use this service.

Timetable for Centerpoint Ferry

Mainland (Centerpoint Pier)
Koh Chang (Dan Khao Pier)
07.00
09.00
12.00
15.00
17.00
18.30
06.15
09.00
12.00
15.00
17.00
18.30
Duration: 45 minutesDuration: 45 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

After Hours – Koh Chang Ferries

Due to the pandemic, this service is currently suspended.

If you cannot make the last of the Koh Chang ferries at 19.30, we can organise a private wooden tour boat charter to take you across to the island, with a pre-arranged car meeting it on the other side to whisk you 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.


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.


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