There are 5 ways to get from Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) to Ko Samui by plane, train, ferry or bus and ferry

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Fly  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Koh Samui (USM) BKK - USM

$128 - $442

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Busferry  •  14 h 1 min

  1. Take the busferry from Bang Phli to Koh Samui - Nathon 393 Rayong - Samui

$19 - $42

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Train, ferry  •  13 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Bang Sue to Suratthani Train Station 43 Hua Lamphong - Suratthani - Class II AC / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City to Koh Samui Nathon Pier

$33 - $75

Train, bus and ferry  •  15 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Chumphon 43 Hua Lamphong - Suratthani - Class II AC / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Chumphon Train Station to Koh Samui Nathon Pier

$41 - $76

Bus and ferry  •  19 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Ratchadamnoen Avenue to Koh Samui - Nathon

$31 - $32

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) to Ko Samui. However, there are services departing from Suvarnabhumi Airport Arrivals Terminal and arriving at Koh Samui - Nathon via Bang Phli. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 1 min.

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The distance between Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) and Ko Samui is 471 km.

The best way to get from Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) to Ko Samui without a car is to train and ferry which takes 13 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 31 min to get from Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) to Ko Samui, including transfers.

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Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) to Ko Samui bus services, operated by Yellow Bus, depart from Bang Phli station.

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The quickest flight from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Koh Samui Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) to Ko Samui bus services, operated by Yellow Bus, arrive at Koh Samui - Nathon station.

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Bangkok Airways offers flights from Suvarnabhumi 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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Map of how to get from Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) to Ko Samui.
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  • Distance: 294.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 31 min

What companies run services between Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK), Thailand and Ko Samui, Thailand?

Bangkok Airways flies from Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) to Ko Samui hourly.

Airlines
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Koh Samui via Phuket
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Bang Sue to Suratthani Train Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$5 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$22 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Train from Hua Lamphong to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $45
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$4 - $8
2nd Class (Seat)
$11 - $16
2nd Class (Berth)
$20 - $27
1st Class (Berth)
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Yellow Bus
Website
iloveyellowbus.com
Bus and ferry from Bang Phli to Koh Samui - Nathon
Ave. Duration
12 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Schedules at
iloveyellowbus.com
Songserm
Website
songserm.com
Bus and ferry from Chumphon Train Station to Koh Samui Nathon Pier
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
songserm.com
Book at
12go.asia
Krungsiam Tour
Website
krungsiamtour.com
Bus and ferry from Ratchadamnoen Avenue to Koh Samui - Nathon
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
12go.asia
Ferry operators

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