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There are 9 ways to get from Bangkok to Ko Samet by plane, car, ferry, bus, bus and ferry or train

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Fly Suvarnabhumi to Phuket, drive, Speedboat, travel  •  5h 6m

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Phuket (HKT) BKK - HKT
  2. Drive from Thalang Temple to Phuket Bang Rong Pier
  3. Take the Speedboat from Phuket Bang Rong Pier to Koh Yao Noi
  4. Travel from Koh Yao Noi to Ko Samet

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Bus, Speedboat  •  16h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Phuket
  2. Take the Speedboat from Phuket Bang Rong Pier to Koh Yao Noi

฿978 - ฿1277

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Fly Don Muang to Phuket, Speedboat, travel  •  5h 39m

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Phuket (HKT) DMK - HKT
  2. Take the Speedboat from Phuket Bang Rong Pier to Koh Yao Noi
  3. Travel from Koh Yao Noi to Ko Samet

Fly Suvarnabhumi to Krabi, Longtail Boat, Speedboat  •  7h 30m

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Krabi (KBV) BKK - KBV
  2. Take the Longtail Boat from Krabi Town Pier to Railay East
  3. Take the Speedboat from Railay East to Manoh Pier Koh Yao Noi

฿1690 - ฿3942

Fly Don Muang to Krabi, Longtail Boat, Speedboat, travel  •  8h 9m

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Krabi (KBV) DMK - KBV
  2. Take the Longtail Boat from Krabi Town Pier to Railay East
  3. Take the Speedboat from Railay East to Manoh Pier Koh Yao Noi
  4. Travel from Manoh Pier Koh Yao Noi to Ko Samet

Bus, Longtail Boat, Speedboat  •  16h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Krabi Bus Station
  2. Take the Longtail Boat from Krabi Town Pier to Railay East
  3. Take the Speedboat from Railay East to Manoh Pier Koh Yao Noi

฿1367 - ฿1634

Bus and ferry, ferry  •  17h 41m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Hua Lamphong station to Railay Beach
  2. Take the ferry from Railay Beach to Koh Yao Noi

฿1900 - ฿2200

Train, ferry, travel  •  20h 1m

  1. Take the train from Bang Sue Junction to Kantang
  2. Take the ferry from Hat Yao Pier to Ko Mook
  3. Travel from Ko Mook to Ko Samet

Bus and ferry, Speedboat  •  22h 26m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Bangkok Khao San Road to Phi Phi Islands Ton Sai Pier
  2. Take the Speedboat from Phi Phi - Ton Sai to Manoh Pier Koh Yao Noi

฿2300

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Ko Samet is to bus and Speedboat which costs ฿950 - ฿1300 and takes 16h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Ko Samet is to fly and Longtail Boat and Speedboat which costs ฿1600 - ฿4000 and takes 7h 30m.

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The distance between Bangkok and Ko Samet is 670 km.

The best way to get from Bangkok to Ko Samet without a car is to bus and Longtail Boat and Speedboat which takes 16h 8m and costs ฿1300 - ฿1700.

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It takes approximately 5h 6m to get from Bangkok to Ko Samet, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Phuket Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Thai Airways International, Thai Smile, Bangkok Airways and Thai Vietjet Air offer flights from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Phuket Airport.

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There are 854+ hotels available in Ko Samet. Prices start at ฿3750 per night.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Suvarnabhumi Airport is to train which takes 26 min and costs ฿40 - ฿55.

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Map of how to get from Bangkok to Ko Samet.
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  • Distance: 669.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 6m

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

There is no direct connection from Bangkok to Ko Samet. However, you can take the train to Suvarnabhumi Airport, take the walk to Suvarnabhumi airport, fly to Phuket, take the walk to Phuket Airport, take the bus to Thalang Temple, take the drive to Phuket Bang Rong Pier, take the Speedboat to Koh Yao Noi, then take the travel to Ko Samet. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Don Mueang, take the walk to Don Muang airport, fly to Phuket, take the walk to Phuket Airport, take the bus to Thalang Temple, take the drive to Phuket Bang Rong Pier, take the Speedboat to Koh Yao Noi, then take the travel to Ko Samet.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿850 - ฿6500
Flights from Don Muang to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿900 - ฿4600
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1300 - ฿6000
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1100 - ฿5000
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1400 - ฿5500
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿550 - ฿2600
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿750 - ฿2700
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1100 - ฿6000
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1200 - ฿4700
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Don Muang to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿750 - ฿4600
Flights from Don Muang to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1000 - ฿6000
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Don Muang to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿950 - ฿5500
Flights from Don Muang to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1100 - ฿4900
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1100 - ฿5000
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1100 - ฿5000
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Bang Sue Junction to Kantang
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿250 - ฿1800
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
฿250 - ฿330
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿750 - ฿1100
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿480 - ฿700
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿1300 - ฿1800
Bus operators
The Transport Company
Phone
089 226 2769
Email
borkorsor@transport.co.th
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Krabi Bus Station
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿550 - ฿850
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Phuket
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
฿600 - ฿950
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Paradive Travel
Phone
081-453-5199
Email
natt2543@hotmail.com
Website
paradivetravel.lnwshop.com
Bus and ferry from Hua Lamphong station to Railay Beach
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿1200
Schedules at
paradivetravel.lnwshop.com
Book at
12go.asia
Thai Sriram Tour
Phone
+66 (0) 86351 9290
Email
thaisriram@hotmail.com
Website
thaisriram.com
Bus and ferry from Bangkok Khao San Road to Phi Phi Islands Ton Sai Pier
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿1100
Schedules at
thaisriram.com
Book at
easybook.com
Ferry operators
Rock'n'Row Thailand
Phone
087- 2747701
Email
info@rocknrowthailand.com
Website
rocknrowthailand.com
Ferry from Phuket Bang Rong Pier to Koh Yao Noi
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿300
Schedules at
rocknrowthailand.com
Green Planet Speedboat
Website
bookaway.com
Ferry from Phuket Bang Rong Pier to Manoh Pier Koh Yao Noi
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿718
Schedules at
bookaway.com
Longtail Boat
Ferry from Krabi Town Pier to Railay East
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
฿150
Koh Yao Sun Smile
Website
kohyaojourney.com
Ferry from Railay East to Manoh Pier Koh Yao Noi
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿650
Schedules at
kohyaojourney.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry from Phi Phi - Ton Sai to Manoh Pier Koh Yao Noi
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿1200
Schedules at
kohyaojourney.com
Book at
12go.asia
Tigerline Ferry
Phone
+66980 168 181
Email
168ferry@gmail.com
Website
tigerlinetravel.com
Ferry from Railay Beach to Koh Yao Noi
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿700 - ฿1000
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry from Hat Yao Pier to Ko Mook
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿600 - ฿850
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia

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