Koh Chang Koh Chang is the 2nd largest Thai island, named Elephant Island because it is said to resemble the profile of an elephant. Koh Chang is situated some 330 km East of Bangkok in the province of Trat and is some 40 kilometres long and 16 kilometres wide.

Getting to Koh Chang, Trat, Thailand

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Getting Here

To reach the KOH CHANG MARINE NATIONAL PARK you need to travel eastbound to Trat, the easternmost province in the Gulf of Thailand that borders Kampuchea.This is the jumping-off point to the islands.

Most visitors take the Bangna-Trat route. However,visitors who are already in Pattaya, Rayong or Koh Samet can conveniently link to Trat as well,either by road or by sea.

From Bangkok to Trat
Info By Airplane
Info By Private Car
Info By Air- Conditioned Bus
Info By Van
From Trat to Piers

From Bangkok to TRAT : BY Airplane , BY PRIVATE CAR  , BY AIR-CONDITIONED BUS , BY Van

From Bangkok to Trat ( Trad )

BY AIR (Bangkok Airways)

The most convenient way is by air. Trat airport was opened by Bangkok Airways. The airport is located on the mainland near Laem Ngob. The flight operates daily and twice a day. The trip takes 45 minutes.

Bangkok Airways : +66(0) 2265 5678, +66(0) 2265 5555 (Bangkok Office) , +66(0) 39 52 5767-8 (Trat Office) Trat Airport Office : +66(0) 39 525776

BY Bangkok Airways to KOHCHANG

Flight No. Route Time Aircraft Day
PG 310 Bangkok-Trat 08.30 - 09.20 AT7 Daily
PG 316 Bangkok-Trat 16.10 - 17.00 AT7 Daily
PG 311 Trat-Bangkok 09.50 - 10.40 AT7 Daily
PG 317 Trat-Bangkok 17.30 - 18.20 AT7 Daily


BY CAR

BY CAR

There are three routes to Trat province, which are;
Travelling time is about 5 hours.
ROUTE A. Bangna-Ttrat (Highway No.3 ) which passing Chon Buri, Rayong and Chanta Buri. The distance is 385 Kms long.
ROUTE B. BANGKOK-CHONBURI MOTORWAY
ROUTE C. Bangna-Chonburi-Klaeng-Chanta Buri (Highway No. 344). The distance is 315 Kms in length.

BY AIR-CONDITIONED BUS

BY AIR-CONDITIONED BUS

A 5 hours drive by bus from the Eastern Bus Terminal (called "Ekamai", located on Sukhumvit Rd,) or Northern Bus Terminal (called "Mochit 2", located on) will take passengers to the Trat Bus Terminal (departures between 06.00 am. - 12.00 pm.). It costs around 220-250 THB. In the meantime, there are 4 bus operators as shown below.

TIMETABLE
*** Eastern Bus Terminal (Ekamai) - Center Point Pier ***
99 Tour Co.,LTD.
Departure Arrival
07.45 13.30
09.45 15.30

 

TIMETABLE
Eastern Bus Terminal (Ekamai) - Trat
Cherdchai Tour
(First Class Air-con)
42 Seat
State-owned Transport Co.,Ltd
(Bor Kor Sor)
(Second Class Air-con)
Bangkok Office :
(02) 391-2237, 391-4164 (Ekamai)
(02) 936 0198-9 (Morchild)
Trat Office :
(039) 511-062
Bangkok Office :
(02) 391-6848
Bangkok-Trat
Time (hrs)
Trat-Bangkok
Time (hrs)
Bangkok-Trat
Time (hrs)
Trat-Bangkok
Time (hrs)
06.00 07.00 06.00 06.30
07.00 08.00 07.00 07.30
09.30 09.00 08.00 08.30
11.00 10.00 09.00 09.30
12.30 11.00 11.00 11.30
14.00 12.00 12.30 13.00
15.30 13.00 14.30 15.00
17.30 14.00 16.30 17.00
19.30 16.00 17.30 23.30
20.30 23.00 24.00 -
22.00 23.30 - -
23.30 - - -

 

TIMETABLE
Eastern Bus Terminal (Ekamai) - Trat
Chokanukul Tour
(First Class Air-con)
42 Seat
Suparat Tour
(First Class Air-con)
42 Seat
Bangkok Office :
(02) 392-7680
Trat Office :
(039) 511-587
Bangkok Office :
(02) 391-2331
Trat Office :
(01) 319-2500
Bangkok-Trat
Time (hrs)
Trat-Bangkok
Time (hrs)
Bangkok-Trat
Time (hrs)
Trat-Bangkok
Time (hrs)
14.00 9.30 08.30 08.30
23.30 23.00 10.30 10.30
- - 12.00 11.00
- - 16.30 14.00
- - 18.30 15.00
- - 22.30 -

 

TIMETABLE
Northern Bus Terminal (New Morchid)-Trat
Cherdchai Tour Suparat Tour
Bangkok-Trat
Time (hrs)
Trat-Bangkok
Time (hrs)
Bangkok-Trat
Time (hrs)
Trat-Bangkok
Time (hrs)
08.30 8.30 06.00 07.30
17.30 14.30 09.30 09.30
- - 12.30 12.30
- - 15.30 16.00
- - 23.00 23.30

BY VAN

Alternatively, visitors can take minibus and full sized bus services pickup from "Khao Sarn" road. This services can be booked by travel agents in this area. It costs around 500-600 THB and maybe include ferry crossing. This choice is good if you stay at any guesthouse in "Khao Sarn" road.

MOVING AROUND TRAT

The main transportation in Trat is by Songthaew which literally means two rows. Songthaews are pick-up trucks modified for public transportation.Essentially they have two rows of seats at the back of the truck where passengers sit face to face.They can accommodate up to 8 or 10 people depending, of course, on the size of the passengers.

The following serves as a guideline on the route and approximate costs

From Trat Distance Located at Cost/ Baht
To Laem Ngob 17 Kms Trat Dept Store Baht 30
To Laem Sok 28 Kms Front of the Municipal Central Market of Trat Baht 30
To Klong Yai 75 Kms Behind the Municipal Central Market Baht 50
To Had Lek 90 Kms In front of the Sri Trat Rama Theatre Baht 110

From Trat to Piers

THERE ARE 3 PIERS SERVICING KOH CHANG.

THERE ARE 3 PIERS SERVICING KOH CHANG. All of them are located in the Amphur (district) of Laem Ngob.To go to these piers take one of the Songthaews in Trat. They can be easily found around the municipal market from as early as 6.00 am. The fare is about 30 Baht per person. Vehicle-carrying ferries and taxi or chartered boats are ready to take you to Koh Chang.

From Trat to Piers at Koh Chang , Trat , Thailand

Option 1: Laem Ngob pier - Dan Kao pier ; Passenger boats usually leave from Leam Ngob pier to Dan Kao pier (near Koh Chang Ferry Pier) on Koh Chang every hour from 8.00 am. - 5.00 pm. The trip takes 40 minutes and the fare is 30 THB per person. http://ferrykohchang.com

Kromaluang Chumporn Pier-Also Called Laem Ngob Pier

Kromaluang Chumporn Pier Time Rates/pax (Baht) Travelling Time
Mainland to Koh Chang(Dan Kao)
7.00, 9.00, 11.00, 13.00, 15.00, 17.00 30 40 Min Trip
Koh Chang (Dan Kao) to Mainland 8.00, 10.00, 12.00, 14.00, 16.00, 18.00 30 40 Min Trip

Centre Point Pier

Centre Point Pier Time Rates/pax (Baht) Travelling Time
Mainland to Koh Chang (Cabana Pier) 7.00, 9.00, 11.00, 13.00, 15.00, 17.00 30 35 Min. Trip
Koh Chang (Dan KAO) to Mainland 8.00, 10.00, 12.00, 14.00, 16.00, 18.00 30 35 Min. Trip

Option 2: Ao Thammachart piers ; There are 2 piers; Koh Chang Ferry Pier and Ferry Koh Chang Pier.
Koh Chang Ferry Pier : Ferry boats usually leave from pier to Koh Chang Ferry Pier (near Dan Kao Pier) on Koh Chang every hour from 6.30 am. - 6.30 pm. The fare is 30 THB per person and 150 THB per car.

Ao Thammachat Pier

Ao Thammachat Pier Time Rates/pax (Baht) Travelling Time
Mainland to
Koh Chang
(Ao Sapparos)
07.00, 08.30, 10.00, 11.30, 13.00, 14.30, 16.00, 17.30,
19.00
30 30 Min Trip
Koh Chang
(Ao Sapparos)
to Mainland
07.00, 08.30, 10.00, 11.30, 13.00, 14.30, 16.00, 17.30,
19.00
30 30 Min Trip

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