There are 7 ways to get from Bangkok to Koh Samui Airport (USM) by plane, bus and ferry, train, ferry, car or car ferry

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Fly from Suvarnabhumi  •  2h 31m

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

฿2340 - ฿8552

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Train, ferry  •  13h 14m

  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

฿1055 - ฿2597

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Fly from Don Muang  •  5h 35m

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Koh Samui (USM) DMK - USM

฿3410 - ฿6550

Bus and ferry via Koh Samui Mae Nam  •  11h 54m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Bangkok Khao San Road to Koh Samui Mae Nam Catamaran

฿1510 - ฿1698

Train, bus and ferry  •  16h 21m

  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

฿1195 - ฿2380

Bus and ferry  •  16h 30m

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

฿1140

Drive, car ferry  •  12h 49m

  1. Drive from Bangkok to Don Sak Pier
  2. Take the car ferry from Don Sak Pier to Ko Samui Lipa Noi Pier

฿2205 - ฿3137

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Koh Samui Airport (USM) is to bus and ferry which costs ฿1140 and takes 16h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Koh Samui Airport (USM) is to fly which costs ฿2300 - ฿9000 and takes 2h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bangkok to Koh Samui Airport (USM). However, there are services departing from Bangkok Khao San Road and arriving at Koh Samui Airport via Mae Nam. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 54m.

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The distance between Bangkok and Koh Samui Airport (USM) is 470 km.

The best way to get from Bangkok to Koh Samui Airport (USM) without a car is to bus and ferry via Koh Samui Mae Nam which takes 11h 54m and costs ฿1500 - ฿1700.

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It takes approximately 2h 31m to get from Bangkok to Koh Samui Airport (USM), including transfers.

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Bangkok to Koh Samui Airport (USM) bus services, operated by Lomprayah, depart from Bangkok Khao San Road 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 Koh Samui Airport (USM) bus services, operated by Lomprayah, arrive at Koh Samui Mae Nam station.

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

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Map of how to get from Bangkok to Koh Samui Airport (USM).
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  • Distance: 469.7 km
  • Duration: 2h 31m

What companies run services between Bangkok, Thailand and Koh Samui Airport (USM), Thailand?

Bangkok Airways flies from Bangkok to Koh Samui Airport (USM) hourly. Alternatively, Lomprayah operates a vehicle from Bangkok Khao San Road to Koh Samui Mae Nam twice daily. Tickets cost ฿1400 - ฿1600 and the journey takes 10h 40m.

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 Suvarnabhumi to Koh Samui via Phuket
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2300 - ฿10000
Flights from Don Muang to Koh Samui via Phuket
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1900 - ฿6000
Flights from Don Muang to Koh Samui via Krabi
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1700 - ฿6000
Flights from Don Muang to Koh Samui via Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿5500 - ฿23000
Flights from Don Muang to Koh Samui via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿5000 - ฿16000
Flights from Don Muang to Koh Samui via Siem Reap, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿4700 - ฿19000
Flights from Don Muang to Koh Samui via Hat Yai, Phuket
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2600 - ฿8500
Flights from Don Muang to Koh Samui via Phuket, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3700 - ฿12000
Flights from Don Muang to Koh Samui via Yangon, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿5500 - ฿23000
Flights from Don Muang to Koh Samui via Chiang Mai, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿5500 - ฿23000
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 Bangkok Khao San Road to Koh Samui Mae Nam
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿1400 - ฿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
0863036540
Email
krungsiamairbus@gmail.com
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
Ferry operators

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There are 2072+ hotels available in Koh Samui Airport (USM). 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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