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There are 5 ways to get from Hong Kong to Ko Samui by plane, train, bus, night train, bus and ferry, car or ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly from Hong Kong  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Hong Kong (HKG) to Koh Samui (USM) HKG - USM

$225 - $505

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Train to Shenzhen, fly  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from West Kowloon Station to Futian Station
  2. Fly from Shenzhen (SZX) to Koh Samui (USM) SZX - USM

$359 - $945

Train, bus, night train, bus and ferry  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the train from West Kowloon Station to Kunming South Station
  2. Take the bus from Kunming South to Laos Vientiane
  3. Take the night train from Nong Khai to Hua Lamphong
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Hua Lamphong station to Koh Samui Nathon Pier

$232 - $285

Train, bus, drive, ferry  •  2 days 23 h

  1. Take the train from West Kowloon Station to Guangzhou South
  2. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Nanning
  3. Take the bus from Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre to Ha Tinh
  4. Take the bus from Ha Tinh to Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong
  5. Drive from Bến Bạch Đằng to Don Sak Pier
  6. Take the ferry from Don Sak Pier to Koh Samui Nathon Pier

Train, bus, drive, ferry via Thảo Cầm Viên  •  3 days 0 h

  1. Take the train from West Kowloon Station to Guangzhou South
  2. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Nanning
  3. Take the bus from Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre to Ha Tinh
  4. Take the bus from Ha Tinh to Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong
  5. Drive from Bến Bạch Đằng to Don Sak
  6. Take the ferry from Don Sak to Koh Samui

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hong Kong to Ko Samui is to train and bus and night train and bus and ferry which costs $1800 - $2300 and takes 2 days 0 h.

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The quickest way to get from Hong Kong to Ko Samui is to fly which costs $1700 - $4000 and takes 6 h 20 min.

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The distance between Hong Kong and Ko Samui is 2079 km.

It takes approximately 6 h 20 min to get from Hong Kong to Ko Samui, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Hong Kong Airport to Koh Samui Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 30 min.

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Ko Samui is 1 h behind Hong Kong. It is currently 3:50 AM in Hong Kong and 2:50 AM in Ko Samui.

Thai Airways International, Thai Smile, Hong Kong and two other airlines offer flights from Hong Kong Airport to Koh Samui Airport.

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There are 1988+ hotels available in Ko Samui. Prices start at $21 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Hong Kong to Hong Kong Airport is to subway which takes 24 min and costs $80 - $120.

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Map of how to get from Hong Kong to Ko Samui.
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  • Distance: 1299.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 20 min

What companies run services between Hong Kong and Ko Samui, Thailand?

Bangkok Airways, Thai Airways International and three other airlines fly from Hong Kong to Ko Samui every 30 minutes.

Airlines
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Koh Samui via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Shenzhen to Koh Samui via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Flights from Hong Kong to Koh Samui via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
Flights from Shenzhen to Koh Samui via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Hong Kong
Website
hongkongairlines.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Flights from Hong Kong to Koh Samui via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Shenzhen to Koh Samui via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
China Airlines
Website
china-airlines.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Koh Samui via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from Shenzhen to Koh Samui via Kaohsiung, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,600
Lucky Air Co. Ltd.
Website
luckyair.net
Flights from Shenzhen to Koh Samui via Kunming
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from West Kowloon Station to Futian Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$10 - $13
1st Class Seat
$15 - $18
Business Class Seat
$30 - $40
Train from West Kowloon Station to Kunming South Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$90 - $110
1st Class Seat
$150 - $180
Business Class Seat
$290 - $350
Train from West Kowloon Station to Guangzhou South
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $65
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$16 - $35
1st Class Seat
$25 - $50
Business Class Seat
$50 - $65
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Night train from Nong Khai to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$22 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Guangzhou South to Nanning
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $55
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$25 - $35
1st Class Seat
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Baidu
Website
zhidao.baidu.com
Bus from Kunming South to Laos Vientiane
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$81
Schedules at
zhidao.baidu.com
Paradive Travel
Phone
081-453-5199
Email
natt2543@hotmail.com
Website
paradivetravel.lnwshop.com
Bus and ferry from Hua Lamphong station to Koh Samui Nathon Pier
Ave. Duration
12 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$43
Schedules at
paradivetravel.lnwshop.com
Book at
12go.asia
Guanxi Yunde Transport
Website
yunde.cn
Bus from Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre to Ha Tinh
Ave. Duration
9 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
yunde.cn
Hoang Long Transit Co
Ferry operators
Songserm
Phone
+662 629 3415
Email
info@songserm.com
Website
songserm.com
Ferry from Don Sak Pier to Koh Samui Nathon Pier
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
songserm.com
Book at
12go.asia

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