There are 5 ways to get from Hat Yai to Ko Samui by train, ferry, bus and ferry, bus or plane

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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Train, ferry  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Hat Yai to Suratthani Train Station 42 Yala - Hua Lamphong - Class III AC / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City to Koh Samui Nathon Pier

$29 - $57

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Train, bus and ferry  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Hat Yai to Suratthani Train Station 42 Yala - Hua Lamphong - Class III AC / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Surat Thani Train station to Koh Samui Nathon Pier Catamaran

$33 - $58

Minivan, bus and ferry  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Take the Minivan from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Surathani Talad Kaset Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Surat Thani Train station to Koh Samui Nathon Pier Catamaran

$32

Bus, bus and ferry  •  12 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Thung Song
  2. Take the bus from Thung Song to Nakhon Si Thammarat Airport
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Nakhon Si Thammarat Airport to Ko Samui

$31

Fly  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Hat Yai (HDY) to Koh Samui (USM) HDY - USM

$161 - $347

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Hat Yai to Ko Samui. However, there are services departing from Hat Yai Bus Terminal and arriving at Koh Samui Nathon Pier via Surathani Talad Kaset Station and Surat Thani Train station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 50 min.

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The distance between Hat Yai and Ko Samui is 287 km.

The best way to get from Hat Yai to Ko Samui without a car is to train and ferry which takes 8 h 13 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 13 min to get from Hat Yai to Ko Samui, including transfers.

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Hat Yai to Ko Samui bus services, operated by , depart from Hat Yai Bus Terminal station.

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There is no direct flight from Hat Yai Airport to Koh Samui Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h and has one stopover.

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Hat Yai to Ko Samui bus services, operated by Lomprayah, arrive at Koh Samui Nathon Pier station.

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Scoot Tigerair , Thai Smile and Bangkok Airways offer flights from Hat Yai Airport to Koh Samui Airport.

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There are 1915+ hotels available in Ko Samui. Prices start at $21 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Hat Yai to Hat Yai Airport is to taxi which takes 13 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Hat Yai to Ko Samui.
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  • Distance: 179.5 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 13 min

What companies run services between Hat Yai, Thailand and Ko Samui, Thailand?

Bangkok Airways, Thai Smile and Scoot Tigerair fly from Hat Yai to Ko Samui hourly.

Airlines
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Koh Samui via Phuket
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Hat Yai to Suratthani Train Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $40
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $14
2nd Class (Berth)
$19 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$27 - $40
Bus operators
Minivan
Bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Surathani Talad Kaset Station
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Piya
Website
busonlineticket.co.th
Bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Thung Song
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
busonlineticket.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Airport Van
Website
easybook.com
Bus from Thung Song to Nakhon Si Thammarat Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
easybook.com
Seatran Discovery
Website
seatrandiscovery.com
Bus and ferry from Nakhon Si Thammarat Airport to Ko Samui
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
seatrandiscovery.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators

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