Travelling to Thailand

International flights are available into Thailand at various airports such as Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK), Phuket International Airport (HKT), Chiang Mai International Airport(CNX), and on our neighboring island, Koh Samui International Airport (USM.)

Getting to Koh Tao

There are many ways to get to Koh Tao. The quickest way to get to Koh Tao is to fly internationally into BKK (Bangkok, Suvarnabhumi Airport) or USM (Koh Samui International Airport.) From USM, take the Lompraya Catamaran Ferry to Koh Tao. 

There are many other ways to get to Koh Tao. Read our comprehensive travel page here — it includes links to book! 


Thailand is now fully open for vaccinated travelers! You can read more here. No Thai Pass, no extra insurance requirements, no quarantines… Just show proof of vaccination on arrival and you’ll be golden. If you are not vaccinated, please review the requirements. Everyone should check their airline’s requirements to fly which might be more strict than Thailand’s entry requirements.  


How to Find Us

Thailand is open, although not like the old normal. Here at Hydronauts we feel things will be back to as near normal very soon. Our beautiful island of Koh Tao has been welcoming visitors for many months now, and as it stands very little restrictions on arriving. If you are thinking about visiting us and looking for the latest info then please do not hesitate and contact us @

Roving around Thailand is super easy, with many different forms and relatively cheap. Depending on where you visit it will generally require the use of taxi’s, buses, speedboats and of course the legendary tuk tuk. For more detailed information visit our friends Nomadasurus  here you will find all the information and advice you will need exploring the amazing thailand.


The only way to get to our beautiful little island is by boat, either by high speed Catamaran, speed boat or by overnight ferry. These can be caught on our neighbouring islands of Koh Phagnan or Koh Samui or indeed the mainland such as Chumpon or Surrathani. For the most up-to-date ferry and night boat schedules please do not hesitate to contact us, using the information as below.

Here on Koh Tao we have all standards of accommodation ranging from nice dormitories to high end resorts, with price ranges to match. please feel free to contact us and we would only be too happy to advice and indeed assist with your accommodation needs whilst you stay on our small island diamond.