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There are 10 ways to get from Bangkok to Ko Samet by bus, plane, ferry, night bus or train

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Bus to Don Muang, fly to Chumphon  •  3h 28m

  1. Take the bus from ตรงข้ามการบินไทยหลานหลวง;Thai Airways Larnluang to อาคารผู้โดยสาร ชั้น 3;Donmueng Terminal Floor 3
  2. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Chumphon (CJM) DMK - CJM

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Train  •  7h 22m

  1. Take the train from Krung Thep Aphiwat Central Terminal to Chumphon 37 Hua Lamphong - Sungai Kolok - Class II Sleeper AC / ...

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Fly Suvarnabhumi to Koh Samui, ferry  •  8h 1m

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Koh Samui (USM) BKK - USM
  2. Take the ferry from Lomprayah Pralarn Pier to Chumphon

Fly Don Muang to Koh Samui, ferry  •  8h 29m

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Koh Samui (USM) DMK - USM
  2. Take the ferry from Lomprayah Pralarn Pier to Chumphon

Bus to Don Muang, fly to Ranong, night bus, Minivan  •  8h 20m

  1. Take the bus from ตรงข้ามการบินไทยหลานหลวง;Thai Airways Larnluang to อาคารผู้โดยสาร ชั้น 3;Donmueng Terminal Floor 3
  2. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Ranong (UNN) DMK - UNN
  3. Take the night bus from ตลาดสดเทศบาลเมืองระนอง;Muang Ranong Municipal Food Market to สถานีขนส่งผู้โดยสาร จังหวัดระนอง;Ranong Bus Terminal
  4. Take the Minivan from Ranong Bus Station to Chumphon

Fly Don Muang to Surat Thani, train  •  8h 17m

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Surat Thani (URT) DMK - URT
  2. Take the train from Surat Thani Train Station to Chumphon

Fly Suvarnabhumi to Surat Thani, train  •  8h 19m

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Surat Thani (URT) BKK - URT
  2. Take the train from Surat Thani Train Station to Chumphon

Bus  •  7h 26m

  1. Take the Bus from Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal to Chumphon Lomprayah Pier

Train via Hua Lamphong  •  8h 22m

  1. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Chumphon 37 Hua Lamphong - Sungai Kolok - Class II Sleeper AC / ...

Bus via Chumphon  •  12h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Chumphon

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The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Ko Samet is to train which costs ฿150 - ฿1400 and takes 7h 22m.

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The fastest way to get from Bangkok to Ko Samet is to bus and fly which takes 3h 28m and costs ฿900 - ฿3800.

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The distance between Bangkok and Ko Samet is 448 km.

The best way to get from Bangkok to Ko Samet without a car is to train which takes 7h 22m and costs ฿150 - ฿1400.

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It takes approximately 3h 28m to get from Bangkok to Ko Samet, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Ko Samet is to train which takes 7h 22m and costs ฿150 - ฿1400. Alternatively, you can Bus, which costs ฿700 - ฿1200 and takes 7h 26m.

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There are 60+ hotels available in Ko Samet. Prices start at ฿590 per night.

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Map of how to get from Bangkok to Ko Samet.
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  • Distance: 448.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 28m

What companies run services between Bangkok, Thailand and Ko Samet, Chumphon, Thailand?

State Railway of Thailand operates a train from Krung Thep Aphiwat Central Terminal to Chumphon hourly. Tickets cost ฿150 - ฿1400 and the journey takes 7h 5m. Alternatively, ChokeAnan Tour operates a bus from Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal to Chumphon Lomprayah Pier every 4 hours. Tickets cost ฿700 - ฿1200 and the journey takes 7h 15m.

Airlines
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2300 - ฿10000
Flights from Don Muang to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2800 - ฿15000
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿900 - ฿3800
Flights from Don Muang to Ranong
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿900 - ฿4200
Flights from Don Muang to Surat Thani
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿850 - ฿4500
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Don Muang to Surat Thani
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿950 - ฿4000
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Don Muang to Surat Thani
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1100 - ฿4300
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Surat Thani
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿850 - ฿4000
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
sarabanklang@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Surat Thani Train Station to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿75 - ฿1100
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Website
https://dticket.railway.co.th/DTicketPublicWeb/home/Home
3rd Class (Seat)
฿75 - ฿180
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿550 - ฿800
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿270 - ฿380
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿800 - ฿1100
Train from Krung Thep Aphiwat Central Terminal to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿150 - ฿1400
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Website
https://dticket.railway.co.th/DTicketPublicWeb/home/Home
3rd Class (Seat)
฿150 - ฿250
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿650 - ฿900
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿360 - ฿500
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿1000 - ฿1400
Train from Hua Lamphong to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
฿150 - ฿1400
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Website
https://dticket.railway.co.th/DTicketPublicWeb/home/Home
3rd Class (Seat)
฿150 - ฿250
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿650 - ฿900
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿360 - ฿500
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿1000 - ฿1400
Bus operators
Bangkok Mass Transit Authority
Phone
1348
Email
contact1348@bmta.co.th
Website
bmta.co.th
Bus from ตรงข้ามการบินไทยหลานหลวง;Thai Airways Larnluang to อาคารผู้โดยสาร ชั้น 3;Donmueng Terminal Floor 3
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
฿10 - ฿50
Schedules at
bmta.co.th
บริษัทรวมรถสามัคคีจำกัด;ruomrotsamakkee co,.Ltd
Website
spu.ac.th
Night bus from ตลาดสดเทศบาลเมืองระนอง;Muang Ranong Municipal Food Market to สถานีขนส่งผู้โดยสาร จังหวัดระนอง;Ranong Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
spu.ac.th
Fame Tour
Phone
+66 81 676 4900
Email
fametour@hotmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Ranong Bus Station to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿400
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
12go.asia
ChokeAnan Tour
Phone
(081) 691 - 9669
Email
chokeanantour@hotmail.com
Website
chokeanantour.com
Bus from Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal to Chumphon Lomprayah Pier
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿700 - ฿1200
Schedules at
chokeanantour.com
Ordinary
฿700 - ฿950
VIP 32
฿750 - ฿1000
VIP 35
฿900 - ฿1200
The Transport Company
Phone
1490
Email
borkorsor@transport.co.th
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
12h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿350 - ฿700
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/transport-co
Website
https://tcl99web.transport.co.th/Home
Ferry operators
Lomprayah
Phone
+66 89 873 0008
Email
customercare@lomprayah.com
Website
lomprayah.com
Ferry from Lomprayah Pralarn Pier to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿900 - ฿1200
Schedules at
lomlahk.com
Book at
12go.asia

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