Here are the directions in Thai that you can print out to give to the taxi driver upon arrival at the Pier in Thong Sala. This is important as it will avoid unnecessary delays.
จากท้องศาลา ให้ขับตรงมาเรื่อยๆ ไปทางหาดศรีธนู ประมาณ 6 กม. ขับตามถนนเลียบหาดมาสักพักจะเจอร้านอาหารไทยชื่อร้านลัดดาและร้านนวด J&P ให้เลี้ยวซ้ายเข้าซอยทันที จะเป็นทางไปรีสอร์ทลอยฟ้า และ moon beach resort ขับเข้ามาประมาณ 100 เมตร จะเจอ Orion Healing Center จะอยู่ด้านขวามือก่อนถึงเนินขึ้นเขา.
It is highly recommended to arrive at Orion Healing Centre in the morning or early afternoon.
Orion Healing Centre
15/2 Moo 8
Sri Thanu, Koh Phangan
Suratthani Province, 84280
Tel: +66 (0) 77 445 966 – +66 (0) 890 380085
Q. How do we get to Orion Healing Centre from Thong Sala Pier, Koh Phangan?
Local taxis are available from the pier. Please inform the taxi to go to Orion Healing Centre Srithanu. Please print out instructions in Thai to give to the taxi driver, this will avoid any unnecessary delay and frustration. Taxis are approx 200 – 300 THB per person.
Q. What is the best way to reach Koh Phangan?
A. There are many ways to arrive to Koh Phangan, you can decide based on budget and time restrictions. The most recommended way is by air.
Travelling to Koh Phangan by Air
Flights from Bangkok to Koh Samui
The nearest airport is on Koh Samui. Between Bangkok and Koh Samui there are many daily services ran by Bangkok Airways. Flight time is about 1 hour. See http://www.bangkokair.com/eng
You can get a connecting ferry from Koh Samui to Koh Phangan (see ferry info below).
Flights from Bangkok to Surat Thani
Flights that arrive at Surathani (the closest mainland point) have a ferry connection to Koh Phangan.
Air Asia, Nok Air and Lion Air all flys from Bangkok to Surat Thani daily, flight time is about 1 hour. The transfer from Surat Thani airport to Donsak ferry port is by coach or taxi and takes about 1 ½ hours. At Donsak transfer to the ferry to Koh Phangan, which takes 2.5 hours. Prices for flights can be as low as 1200 B.
There are many bus services from Bangkok to Koh Phangan. Most of these are sleeper busses. They can be booked from travel agencies in Bangkok or by going to the central bus station (Sia Thai). The journey to Donsak, the ferry port for boats to Koh Phangan, takes about 10 hours. From Donsak the journey takes around 3 hours to Koh Phangan. Usually the ferry is included in the price of the bus.
Trains leave Bangkok several times daily, the journey time is about 12 hours, sleeping booths are available on some services. Leaving the train at Surat Thani the transfer by coach or taxi from Surat Thani station to Donsak Pier takes about 1½ hours.
From Donsak the ferry journey to Koh Phangan takes 3 hours.
There are 2 companies that run luxury coach services from Bangkok to Chumphon, which take about 6 hours. At Chumphon you transfer to a large express boat that stops at Koh Tao before arriving at Koh Phangan. The boat journey from Chumphon to Koh Phangan takes about 2 ½ hours.
Ferries from Samui to Koh Phangan
Times may vary seasonally so please check the respective websites.
The Seatran pier is located near the airport, approx a 10 minute drive, and the Lomprayah pier is located a 50 minute drive from the airport.
The Lomprayah pier is a 50 minute drive from the airport. Please take this into consideration when booking the rest of your journey. Ferries arrive in Koh Phangan at Thong Sala Pier.
Ferries from Koh Phangan to Koh Samui
From Koh Samui airport it is a shuttle service to the ferry ports for Koh Phangan (this is usually available as a free service). Please ask for this service when you purchase the ticket for the ferry at the Seatran/Lomprayah ferry counter as you exit Koh Samui Airport.