UPDATED for 2019-20 Season
Bangkok Airways, with 4 flights daily, is the only airline that operates from Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) to Trat Airport (TDX), which itself is about 25 minutes from Laem Ngop, the mainland pier for Koh Mak.
Flights into Trat Airport for Koh Mak
If you arrive on the morning flight, PG301, departing Suvarnabhumi Airport at 08.20 (08.30 in rainy season), arriving at 09.20 (09.30 in rainy season), you will make the boat connection at 10.30 (Leelawadee) or 11.30 (Seatales or Suansuk).
If you arrive on the lunchtime flight PG305, departing Suvarnabhumi Airport at 11.40, arriving at Trat Airport at 12.40, you will make boat connections to Koh Mak at 14.00 (Leelawadee) or 14.30 (Seatales).
The last flights of the day, PG309 and PG307, departing Suvarnabhumi Airport at 14.45 and 16.45 (17.00 in rainy season), arriving at 15.45 and 17.45 (18.00 in rainy season) respectively, will not make any boat connections. You can stay the night in either Trat or a guesthouse in Laem Ngop and start afresh the next day, with the 1st speedboat at 10.30, (Leelawadee). Laem Ngop guesthouses will normally run you to the pier for free whilst from Trat, your hotel or guesthouse will organise a songthaew share taxi, 60bt per person.
All speedboat details are here at Koh Mak ferry and speedboat, including changes during rainy season, end of May to end of October.
Flights out from Trat Airport to Bangkok
Flying back to Bangkok, you can use the 08.00 Leelawadee boat docking at 08.45am to connect to PG302 at 10.10 – check-in time is 45 minutes before departure. Trat Airport is tiny and this is the only flight departing.
For the PG306 flight at 13.10, you can use the 09.00 Panan, docking at 09.45 or the 10.00 Suansuk, docking at 10.45.
For the new PG310 flight at 16.25, you can use the 13.30 Panan, docking at 14.15.
Private Transfer by Car or Minibus from Trat Airport to Laem Ngop Pier
From Trat Airport to Laem Ngop Pier, there are private transfers only, with no shared minibus service such as that operating to and from Koh Chang. These private transfers to Laem Ngop Pier are list priced at 900bt for a car (2 persons), 1,100bt for an Innova style car (3 pax) or 1,300bt for a minibus (4 to 8 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.
Timetable – From Survarnabhumi Airport (BKK) to Trat Airport (TDX)
Timetable – From Trat Airport (TDX) to Survarnabhumi Airport (BKK)
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