There are daily flight from most major airports to Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport, you can book online with many of the major airlines including BA, Qantas and the national carrier Thai Airways. There are also cheap options for flights to Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia with Air Asia with direct flights to many thai cities from there. Prices are best in low season around the end of March and the start of April.
International Flights & Domestic Travel
By Air To The Islands
Daily Flights fly from Suvarnabhumi Airport Bangkok direct to either Koh Samui Airport, Suratthani Airport or Nakhon Srithammarat Airport.
Samui Airport: You need to book with Bangkok Airways, best to book 3-4 weeks in advance for best prices.
Short 30 Minute Boat Ride to Koh Phangan Island.
By Train & Boat
You can book the overnight strain from Bangkok’s central station to Surat Thani Station on the southern line with State Railway of Thailand. Best to book either a private air con cabin or a sleeper seat. Trains depart around 7pm at night and arrive in the early morning. Outside the station are many tours and companies that will take you to either Suratthani or Donsak for the onward boat ride to the islands.
From Surat Thani Station its a 3-4 hour Bus & Boat Ride to The Islands
By Bus & Boat
There are 2 main companies in the Koh San Road area that have daily services to Koh Phangan Island leave either at night around 9pm, arriving 11am on Koh Phangan and a morning service from 6am arriving on Koh Phangan around 5:30pm.
You take the bus from the Koh San Road area and travel from Bangkok to Chumphon before making the boat ride to Koh Toa and then onto Koh Phangan Island, this is a good way to see some of the thai country side and also the amazing views of Koh Toa and the surrounding islands.