How to get from Bangkok to the Full Moon Party

The Full Moon Party is one of those things every Thailand traveler wants to do. Colorful paint, good music, and beautiful beaches are good enough reasons to visit the Full Moon Party and Koh Phangan. Using our website, you can plan the trip ahead to make your experience even better. Many travelers are staying in Bangkok during their time in Thailand, but that doesn’t make visiting Full Moon Party impossible. There are many ways to get from Bangkok to the Full Moon Party and this article reviews those different choices of transportation.

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How to get from Bangkok to the Full Moon Party

Keep reading to learn how to get from Bangkok to Koh Phangan for the Full Moon Party.

Fly from Bangkok to Koh Phangan

Flying from Bangkok to one of the airports near Koh Phangan and then continuing by ferry is the fastest route between these two places. The ferry ride can be included in all forms of transportation between Bangkok and Koh Phangan so flying to visit the Full Moon Party is the best option if you have money but not much time. Unfortunately, flying can also get a little expensive if you haven’t planned ahead of time. There is no airport on Koh Phangan so you have to fly to Koh Samui and take a ferry from there to Koh Phangan. Read more about the ferries from here.

Take bus from Bangkok to Koh Phangan

Aside from flying, you can also use a bus to get from Bangkok to the Full Moon Party. It’s a slower way of transport but also notably cheaper. You can buy a combined ticket for bus and ferry or purchase them separately. Try to find a bus from Bangkok to one of the ports having ferries to Koh Phangan. Just remember that some of the cheaper busses may not be as safe or comfortable. Lomprayah is a reputable company and many travel agents can book this for you. You can also book online from their website. Keep your valuables on yourself and be mindful of your where your bag is before you get on and after you get off the bus. The bus trip takes over 10 hours, and then you have to use the ferry after that. Consider staying a few nights in beautiful Koh Phangan. Much of the accommodation has a minimum stay requirement anyways. There are many things to do in addition to the Full Moon Party.

Take train from Bangkok to Koh Phangan

A train is a faster option than taking a bus but also cheaper than flying to the Full Moon Party. You can buy combined tickets or separate tickets for different parts of the journey. Most people take the night train and exit the train in Surat Thani. After that, you have to continue by bus to the nearest port and take the Koh Phangan ferry from there.

Plan your Full Moon Party trip

After you have decided to travel to the Full Moon Party from Bangkok, start planning. Check the dates for Full Moon Parties and book your accommodation. Our site is full of tips and guides (including a travel guide) that will make your Full Moon Party trip perfect.

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