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

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Fly  •  3h 2m

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

$126 - $452

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Bus and ferry Sombat Tour  •  13h 27m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal to Ko Samui

$16 - $28

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Train, bus and ferry  •  12h 5m

  1. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Surat Thani Train Station 43 Hua Lamphong - Surat Thani - Class II AC / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Surat Thani to Koh Samui - Nathon 393 Rayong

$22 - $57

Train, bus and ferry via Chumphon  •  14h 51m

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

$39 - $69

Bus and ferry Krungsiam Tour  •  15h

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

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Ko Samui is to bus and ferry which costs ฿500 - ฿950 and takes 13h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Ko Samui is to fly which costs ฿4100 - ฿15000 and takes 3h 2m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ratchadamnoen Avenue and arriving at Koh Samui - Nathon. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15h.

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The distance between Bangkok and Ko Samui is 473 km.

The best way to get from Bangkok to Ko Samui without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 12h 5m and costs ฿700 - ฿1900.

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It takes approximately 3h 2m to get from Bangkok to Ko Samui, including transfers.

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Bangkok to Ko Samui bus services, operated by Sombat Tour, depart from Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal station.

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The quickest flight from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Koh Samui Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Bangkok to Ko Samui bus services, operated by Sombat Tour, arrive at Ko Samui station.

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Thai Smile and Bangkok Airways offer flights from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Koh Samui Airport.

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Map of how to get from Bangkok to Ko Samui.
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  • Distance: 295.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 2m

What companies run services between Bangkok, Thailand and Ko Samui, Thailand?

Bangkok Airways and Thai Smile fly from Bangkok to Ko Samui hourly.

Airlines
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Koh Samui via Phuket
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Hua Lamphong to Surat Thani Train Station
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
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)
$21 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Train from Hua Lamphong to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
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
Phone
038-967965-7
Email
yellowbus2008@gmail.com
Website
iloveyellowbus.com
Bus and ferry from Surat Thani to Koh Samui - Nathon
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
iloveyellowbus.com
Songserm
Phone
+662 629 3415
Email
info@songserm.com
Website
songserm.com
Bus and ferry from Chumphon Train Station to Koh Samui Nathon Pier
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
songserm.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus and ferry from Khaosan Road Songserm to Ko Samui
Ave. Duration
17h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
songserm.com
Book at
12go.asia
Krungsiam Tour
Phone
02-282-2118
Website
krungsiamtour.com
Bus and ferry from Ratchadamnoen Avenue to Koh Samui - Nathon
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$31
Schedules 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 Koh Samui Nathon Pier
Ave. Duration
12h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
paradivetravel.lnwshop.com
Book at
12go.asia

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There are 2022+ hotels available in Ko Samui. Prices start at $22 USD per night.

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

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