There are 8 ways to get from Bangkok to Ko Samui by plane, bus and ferry, ferry, train, car or car ferry

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Fly Suvarnabhumi to Koh Samui  •  4h 1m

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

฿3281 - ฿12192

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Train, ferry  •  11h 44m

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

฿915 - ฿2457

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Fly Don Muang to Surat Thani, bus and ferry  •  7h

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Surat Thani (URT) DMK - URT
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Surat Thani Airport to Koh Samui Nathon Pier

฿1560 - ฿4300

Fly Suvarnabhumi to Surat Thani, bus and ferry  •  6h 26m

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Surat Thani (URT) BKK - URT
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Surat Thani Airport to Koh Samui Nathon Pier

฿1991 - ฿4902

Bus and ferry, ferry  •  11h 40m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Bangkok Khao San Road to Ko Phangan Catamaran
  2. Take the ferry from Koh Phangan to Koh Samui Nathon Pier

฿1560 - ฿1944

Train, bus and ferry  •  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

฿1055 - ฿2240

Bus and ferry  •  15h

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

฿1000 - ฿1300

Drive, car ferry  •  12h 13m

  1. Drive from Bangkok to Don Sak Pier
  2. Take the car ferry from Don Sak Pier to Koh Samui

฿2189 - ฿3103

Questions & Answers

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The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Ko Samui is to bus and ferry which costs ฿1000 - ฿1300 and takes 15h.

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The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Ko Samui is to fly which costs ฿3200 - ฿13000 and takes 4h 1m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ratchadamnoen Avenue and arriving at Koh Samui - Nathon. Services depart four times a day, 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 bus and ferry and ferry which takes 11h 40m and costs ฿1500 - ฿2000.

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It takes approximately 4h 1m to get from Bangkok to Ko Samui, including transfers.

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Bangkok to Ko Samui bus services, operated by Krungsiam Tour, depart from Ratchadamnoen Avenue station.

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

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Bangkok to Ko Samui bus services, operated by Krungsiam Tour, arrive at Koh Samui - Nathon station.

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

Bangkok Airways flies from Bangkok to Ko Samui hourly. Alternatively, Krungsiam Tour operates a vehicle from Ratchadamnoen Avenue to Koh Samui - Nathon 3 times a day. Tickets cost ฿1000 and the journey takes 15h. Paradive Travel also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3200 - ฿15000
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Koh Samui via Phuket
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3200 - ฿15000
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Surat Thani
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿800 - ฿3800
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Don Muang to Surat Thani
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿750 - ฿3800
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Surat Thani
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1100 - ฿4600
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
฿190 - ฿1500
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)
฿190 - ฿280
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿700 - ฿950
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿410 - ฿600
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿1100 - ฿1500
Train from Hua Lamphong to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿150 - ฿1400
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)
฿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
Lomprayah
Phone
+66 (0) 2629 0011
Email
info@lomprayah.com
Website
lomprayah.com
Bus and ferry from Surat Thani Airport to Koh Samui Nathon Pier
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿850 - ฿950
Schedules at
lomprayah.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus and ferry from Bangkok Khao San Road to Ko Phangan
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿1300 - ฿1600
Schedules at
lomprayah.com
Book at
12go.asia
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
฿900
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
฿1000
Schedules at
12go.asia
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 Koh Samui Nathon Pier
Ave. Duration
12h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿1300
Schedules at
paradivetravel.lnwshop.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Lomprayah
Phone
+66 (0) 2629 0011
Email
info@lomprayah.com
Website
lomprayah.com
Ferry from Koh Phangan to Koh Samui Nathon Pier
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿300 - ฿410
Schedules at
lomprayah.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry from Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City to Koh Samui Nathon Pier
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿550 - ฿750
Schedules at
lomprayah.com
Book at
12go.asia
Seatran Discovery
Phone
(+66) 02 240 2582
Email
info@seatrandiscovery.com
Website
seatrandiscovery.com
Ferry from Koh Phangan Thong Sala Pier to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿300 - ฿370
Schedules at
seatrandiscovery.com
Book at
12go.asia
Songserm
Phone
+662 629 3415
Email
info@songserm.com
Website
songserm.com
Ferry from Koh Phangan to Koh Samui Nathon Pier
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿170 - ฿250
Schedules at
songserm.com
Book at
12go.asia

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Bangkok Airways offers flights from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Koh Samui Airport.

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There are 2205+ hotels available in Ko Samui. 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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