The Full Moon Party is the not so secret pearl of Thailand. This colorful festival is one of the must-experience things in Thailand and Asia. The Full Moon Party is held once a month on Thailand’s island of Koh Phangan. If you are like many travelers, you are staying in Phuket, and there are two recommended ways to get to Koh Phangan.
How to get from Phuket to the Full Moon Party
This post will go over your options for getting from Phuket to the Full Moon Party.
Fly from Phuket to the Full Moon Party
You can fly from Phuket to Koh Samui airport. This is the quickest way to get from Phuket to Koh Phangan but also expensive when compared to using the bus. After you get to Koh Samui you have to take a bus or taxi to one of the ferry ports, Haad Rin or Thong Sala. Read more about taking the ferry to the Full Moon Party and Koh Phangan later in this article.
Take bus from Phuket to the Full Moon Party
Busses run between Phuket and the ferry ports that give you access to Koh Phangan daily, so you can start your trip a few days earlier or end it a few days later than the Full Moon Party. There are a lot of interesting things to do on Koh Phangan in addition to the Full Moon Party. Find the public bus station of Phuket and take a bus to Surat Thani. When you get to Surat Thani, go to the ferry terminal and take the ferry to Koh Phangan. You can also use a tourist bus or go to the Full Moon Party, but it will be more expensive.
The easiest way to get from Phuket to the Full Moon Party
If you don’t have the time or patience to plan your own Full Moon Party trip, almost all travel agents in Thailand offer trips to the Full Moon Party experience. Just buy a combo ticket that includes all the transportation from Phuket to Koh Phangan and the Full Moon Party. Its an affordable and easy way to travel over 300 km from Phuket to Koh Phangan.
Plan your trip to the Full Moon Party in Koh Phangan
If you have decided to visit Full Moon Party from Phuket, it’s time to start planning. You can use our website to book accommodation and find more information before your trip. Before anything else remember to check the dates for the Full Moon Parties and other Koh Phangan events that are happening during your trip.