Traveling to Orion Healing Center
Click here for directions in Thai that you should 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. ขับตามถนนเลียบหาดมาสักพั
It is highly recommended to Arrive at Orion Healing Center in the Morning or early afternoon.
Orion Healing Center
15/2 Moo 8
Sri Thanu, Koh Phangan
Suratthani Province, 84280
Tel: +66 (0) 890 480020 – +66 (0) 890 380085
Q. How do we get to Orion Healing Center from Thong Sala Pier, Koh Phangan?
Local taxis are available from the pier. Please inform the taxi to go to Orion Healing Center 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. Decision is based upon budget and time restrictions.
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 run by Bangkok Airways. Flying time about 50 minutes. See http://www.bangkokair.com/eng
A connecting ferry will have to be taken from Koh Samui to Koh Phangan (see ferry info below).
Flights from Bangkok to Surat Thani
Air Asia flies from Bangkok to Surat Thani daily, flying time about 50 minutes. The transfer from Surat Thani airport to Donsak ferry port is by coach or taxi and takes about 1 ½ hours. At Donsak you transfer to the Raja ferry to Koh Phangan and takes 3 hours. Whilst the overall journey is longer than flying directly to Koh Samui it can be cheaper to fly via Surat Thani, depending on the time of year.
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 takes about 10 hours to Donsak, the ferry port for boats going to Koh Phangan. 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 Peir takes about 1½ hours.
From Donsak ferry journey takes 3 hours to Koh Phangan.
There are 2 companies that run luxury coach services from Bangkok to Chumphon, which takes 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.
Ferrys from Samui To Koh Phangan
- The Seatran ferry leaves Koh Samui at 8:00am and 13:00
- The Lomprayah ferry leaves Koh Samui at 8:00 am, 11:15, 12:30 and 17:00
The Seatran pier is located near the airport, approx a 10 mins drive and the Lompraya pier is located a 50 mins drive from the airport.
The Lompraya peir is a 50 mins from the airport. Please take this in consideration when booking the rest of your journey. Ferries arrive in Koh Phangan at Thong Sala Pier
Ferrys from Koh Phangan to Koh Samui
- The Seatran ferry leaves Koh Phangan at: 11:00 and 16:30
- The Lomprayah ferry leaves Koh Phangan at: 7:15, 11:00, 12:00 & 16:20
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 in the Seatran/Lompraya ferry counter as you exit Koh Samui Airport.
If you arrive in Koh Phangan after 5 pm, or do not have a reservation or have not made a deposit we may not be able to accept you for the night. Below are a list of hotels in Thong Sala (the town the port is located in) so that you can check into for the night. You can arrive at the Orion Healing Center the following morning.
We do not go through any detox programs after 5pm.
1. Asia hotel T:0869454362 rooms from 350thb – 600thb (very basic rooms)
2. PhanganChia Hotel 007733068 (near pier) www.phanganchaihotel.asia
3. Phangan Center Point Hotel 077377232 from 700thb (standard rooms)
4. A’s Buakao Inn Guest House (very clean room in the center of town) rooms from 400- 800 thb
5. Baan Busaba Hotel rooms from 850-950 thb (nice clean rooms)