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There are 11 ways to get from Amphoe Ko Samui to Vietnam by plane, ferry, bus, bus and ferry, train, car or car ferry

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Fly to Tan Son Nhat  •  4h 56m

  1. Fly from Koh Samui (USM) to Tan Son Nhat (SGN) USM - SGN

Cheapest option

Ferry, train, bus, drive  •  41h 26m

  1. Take the ferry from Na Thon Koh Samui Songserm to Surat Thani Train Station
  2. Take the train from Surat Thani Train Station to Hua Lamphong
  3. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Ban Klong Luk Border
  4. Take the train from Poipet to Phnom Penh Station
  5. Take the bus from Phnom Penh Phuong Trinh to Bavet border Bus station
  6. Drive from Bavet border Bus station to Ho Chi Minh City

9 alternative options

Fly to Danang  •  5h 25m

  1. Fly from Koh Samui (USM) to Danang (DAD) USM - DAD

Fly to Noi Bai International  •  6h 4m

  1. Fly from Koh Samui (USM) to Noi Bai International (HAN) USM - HAN

Fly to Pleiku  •  7h 56m

  1. Fly from Koh Samui (USM) to Pleiku (PXU) USM - PXU

Fly to Quinhon  •  9h 19m

  1. Fly from Koh Samui (USM) to Quinhon (UIH) USM - UIH

Ferry, bus  •  35h 5m

  1. Take the ferry from Bangrak Pier to Khao San Lomprayah
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok to Phnom Penh Virak Buntham
  3. Take the bus from Phnom Penh Cambodia - Sing Tourist Office to Ho Chi Minh - Sinh Tourist Office

Bus and ferry, bus  •  35h 20m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Ko Samui to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Phnom Penh
  3. Take the bus from Phnom Penh Cambodia - Sing Tourist Office to Ho Chi Minh - Sinh Tourist Office

Ferry, train, bus  •  41h 59m

  1. Take the ferry from Bangrak Pier to Khao San Lomprayah
  2. Take the train from Phayathai to Ban Klong Luk Border
  3. Take the train from Poipet to Phnom Penh Station
  4. Take the bus from Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express to Ho Chi Minh Virak Buntham Express

Bus and ferry, Minibus, bus, minivan  •  2 days 0h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Koh Samui - Nathon to Rayong
  2. Take the Minibus from Rayong Bus Terminal 2 to Trat Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Trat to Sihanoukville Virak Buntham Express
  4. Take the minivan from Sihanoukville Mekong Express to Ho Chi Minh Mekong Express

Car ferry, drive  •  24h 33m

  1. Take the car ferry from Ko Samui Lipa Noi Pier to Don Sak Pier
  2. Drive from Don Sak Pier to Ho Chi Minh City

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Vietnam

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Vietnam. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Vietnam.

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For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for Vietnam.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some border closures are in place for Vietnam due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Most travel to this country is restricted.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Vietnam

Some domestic travel restrictions began to ease in Vietnam from May 11.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Vietnam

International flights leaving Thailand are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Last updated: May 15 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Amphoe Ko Samui to Vietnam is to bus and ferry and bus, which costs ฿2300 - ฿3000 and takes 35h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Amphoe Ko Samui to Vietnam is to fly which costs ฿6000 - ฿11000 and takes 4h 56m.

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The distance between Amphoe Ko Samui and Vietnam is 1010 km.

The best way to get from Amphoe Ko Samui to Vietnam without a car is to ferry and bus which takes 35h 5m and costs ฿4400 - ฿5500.

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It takes approximately 4h 56m to get from Amphoe Ko Samui to Vietnam, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Koh Samui Airport to Tan Son Nhat Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 35m and has one stopover.

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Thai Smile, Vietjet Air, Vietnam Airlines and Bangkok Airways offer flights from Koh Samui Airport to Tan Son Nhat Airport.

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The best way to get from Amphoe Ko Samui to Koh Samui Airport is to taxi which takes 51 min and costs ฿1100 - ฿1400.

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Map of how to get from Amphoe Ko Samui to Vietnam.
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  • Distance: 1010.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 56m

What companies run services between Amphoe Ko Samui, Thailand and Vietnam?

Bangkok Airways, Thai Smile and four other airlines fly from Amphoe Ko Samui to Ho Chi Minh City every 3 hours.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Koh Samui to Tan Son Nhat via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $270
Flights from Koh Samui to Tan Son Nhat via Suvarnabhumi, Danang
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $350
Flights from Koh Samui to Danang via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Flights from Koh Samui to Danang via Suvarnabhumi, Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Koh Samui to Danang via Suvarnabhumi, Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Koh Samui to Noi Bai International via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$160 - $450
Flights from Koh Samui to Noi Bai International via Suvarnabhumi, Danang
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Koh Samui to Noi Bai International via Suvarnabhumi, Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Koh Samui to Pleiku via Suvarnabhumi, Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Koh Samui to Quinhon via Suvarnabhumi, Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Koh Samui to Quinhon via Suvarnabhumi, Danang, Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Koh Samui to Tan Son Nhat via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $150
Flights from Koh Samui to Tan Son Nhat via Phuket
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $150
Flights from Koh Samui to Noi Bai International via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $180
Flights from Koh Samui to Pleiku via Suvarnabhumi, Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $220
Flights from Koh Samui to Pleiku via Suvarnabhumi, Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $270
Flights from Koh Samui to Pleiku via Phuket, Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $220
Flights from Koh Samui to Quinhon via Suvarnabhumi, Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $240
Flights from Koh Samui to Quinhon via Phuket, Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Flights from Koh Samui to Quinhon via Chiang Mai, Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $330
Flights from Koh Samui to Quinhon via Suvarnabhumi, Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Koh Samui to Tan Son Nhat via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $270
Flights from Koh Samui to Danang via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Flights from Koh Samui to Noi Bai International via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $450
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Koh Samui to Danang via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $180
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Koh Samui to Noi Bai International via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Koh Samui to Noi Bai International via Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Bamboo Airways
Website
bambooairways.com
Flights from Koh Samui to Pleiku via Suvarnabhumi, Danang
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Surat Thani Train Station to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
13h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $45
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
https://www.railway.co.th/Home/Index
3rd Class (Seat)
$5 - $8
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$20 - $27
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
$12 - $17
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$30 - $45
Train from Hua Lamphong to Ban Klong Luk Border
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $35
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
https://www.railway.co.th/Home/Index
3rd Class (Seat)
$2 - $6
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$17 - $24
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
$8 - $12
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$25 - $35
Train from Phayathai to Ban Klong Luk Border
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $35
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
https://www.railway.co.th/Home/Index
3rd Class (Seat)
$2 - $6
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$17 - $24
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
$8 - $12
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$25 - $35
Royal Railway Cambodia
Phone
023 992 379
Email
Chhon.Sotheara@trrcambodia.com
Website
royal-railway.com
Train from Poipet to Phnom Penh Station
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
royalrailway.easybook.com
Bus operators
Virak Buntham
Phone
016 786 270
Email
support@virakbuntham.com
Website
virakbuntham.com
Bus from Bangkok to Phnom Penh Virak Buntham
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
virakbuntham.com
Bus from Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express to Ho Chi Minh Virak Buntham Express
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
virakbuntham.com
Bus from Trat to Sihanoukville Virak Buntham Express
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
virakbuntham.com
The Sinh Tourist
Phone
+84-28 3838 9596
Email
info@thesinhtourist.vn
Website
thesinhtourist.vn
Bus from Phnom Penh Cambodia - Sing Tourist Office to Ho Chi Minh - Sinh Tourist Office
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn
Book at
12go.asia
The Transport Company
Phone
089 226 2769
Email
borkorsor@transport.co.th
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus and ferry from Ko Samui to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Schedules at
tcl99web.transport.co.th
Nattakan Transport
Phone
+855 70 877 727
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Phnom Penh
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
bookmebus.com
Phnom Penh Sorya
Phone
023210359
Email
info@ppsoryatransport.com.kh
Website
phnompenhsorya.com
Bus from Phnom Penh Phuong Trinh to Bavet border Bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
bookmebus.com
Yellow Bus
Phone
038-967965-7
Email
yellowbus2008@gmail.com
Website
iloveyellowbus.com
Bus and ferry from Koh Samui - Nathon to Rayong
Ave. Duration
17h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $28
Schedules at
iloveyellowbus.com
Minibus
Bus from Rayong Bus Terminal 2 to Trat Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Mekong Express
Phone
85512787839
Email
info@catmekongexpress.com
Website
catmekongexpress.com
Bus from Sihanoukville Mekong Express to Ho Chi Minh Mekong Express
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
catmekongexpress.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Lomprayah
Website
lomprayah.com
Ferry from Bangrak Pier to Khao San Lomprayah
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$48
Schedules at
lomprayah.com
Ferry from Na Thon Koh Samui to Surat Thani Train Station
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
lomprayah.com
Songserm
Phone
+662 629 3415
Email
info@songserm.com
Website
songserm.com
Ferry from Na Thon Koh Samui Songserm to Surat Thani Train Station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Schedules at
songserm.com
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