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Bus times from Koh Phangan to Khao Sok

By ferry and public bus or minivan it takes between 5 hours 30 minutes and 7 hours to travel from Koh Phangan to Khao Sok National Park. There are 3 transport operators providing service on this route.


Bus Timetable from Koh Phangan to Khao Sok


  • Click on the ‘Koh Phangan – Khao Sok’ link in the timetable below for more information and to buy tickets.
Koh Phangan - Khao Sok ฿ 500–800 6h 10m – 7h 30m
  •   Catamaran 07:20, 12:00
  •   ferry 07:00, 12:30
  •   High Speed Ferry 08:00

Where to get the Bus in Koh Phangan


All services to Khao Sok National Park commence with a ferry service from Thong Sala in Koh Phangan.


Arrival in Khao Sok


All direct bus services from Koh Phangan terminate near to the Khao Sok National Park Headquarters.


About Khao Sok National Park


There are two ways to enter Khao Sok National Park. The Western entrance to the park, where direct bus services from Koh Phangan take passengers, is near to the Khao Sok National Park Headquarters. This the entrance to use if you want to go trekking in the park or stay at one of the resorts outside the park.

Cheow Lan Lake in Khao Sok National Park

Cheow Lan Lake in Khao Sok National Park

The other entrance to the park, the Eastern entrance, is via a pier on Cheow Lan Lake near Ratchaprapha Dam. From the pier you can take a boat for a trip around the lake, which is a good way to explore Khao Sok National Park and interesting because of the rock formations, or reach one of the floating bungalows in the lake where you can stay overnight. The distance by road between the Western and Eastern entrances to the park is 65 km. You will need to arrange a private car or minivan to take you if want to travel between the Western and Eastern entrances to the park. The best strategy is to ask at some resorts and travel agencies to try to find a good deal.

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