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There are 8 ways to get from Bangkok to Koh Samui Airport (USM) by plane, train, bus and ferry, 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

฿1940 - ฿4852

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Train, bus and ferry  •  12h 39m

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

฿430 - ฿1673

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Fly from Don Muang  •  5h 29m

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

฿1750 - ฿6650

Train, ferry  •  13h 9m

  1. Take the train from Bang Sue Junction to Surat Thani Train Station 41 Hua Lamphong - Yala - Class II AC / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City to Koh Samui Nathon Pier

฿1053 - ฿2590

Bus and ferry  •  14h 12m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Hua Lamphong station to Koh Samui Nathon Pier

฿1440

Bus and ferry via Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal  •  15h 35m

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

฿488 - ฿940

Train, bus and ferry via Hua Lamphong  •  19h 48m

  1. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Chumphon 171 Hua Lamphong - Sungai Kolok - Class II Sleeper Fan / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Chumphon Train Station to Koh Samui Nathon Pier

฿1194 - ฿2380

Drive, car ferry  •  12h 15m

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

฿2140 - ฿3018

Bangkok → Koh Samui Airport (USM)
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Koh Samui Airport (USM) is 1422.

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The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Koh Samui Airport (USM) is to bus and ferry via Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal which costs ฿480 - ฿950 and takes 15h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Koh Samui Airport (USM) is to fly which costs ฿1900 - ฿4900 and takes 2h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bangkok station to Koh Samui Airport (USM). However, there are services departing from Hua Lamphong station and arriving at Koh Samui Airport via Koh Samui Nathon Pier. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 12m.

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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 train and bus and ferry which takes 12h 39m and costs ฿430 - ฿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 Paradive Travel, depart from Hua Lamphong 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 Paradive Travel, arrive at Koh Samui Nathon Pier 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) every 4 hours. Alternatively, Paradive Travel operates a vehicle from Hua Lamphong station to Koh Samui Nathon Pier once daily. Tickets cost ฿1300 and the journey takes 12h 42m.

Airlines
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1900 - ฿6500
Flights from Don Muang to Koh Samui via Phuket
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1600 - ฿7000
Flights from Don Muang to Koh Samui via Krabi
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1600 - ฿6500
Flights from Don Muang to Koh Samui via Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿4900 - ฿12000
Flights from Don Muang to Koh Samui via Phuket, Utapao
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2100 - ฿12000
Flights from Don Muang to Koh Samui via Udon Thani, Utapao
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1900 - ฿10000
Flights from Don Muang to Koh Samui via Chiang Mai, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2100 - ฿12000
Flights from Don Muang to Koh Samui via Lampang, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿4700 - ฿12000
Flights from Don Muang to Koh Samui via Khon Kaen, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿4200 - ฿11000
Flights from Don Muang to Koh Samui via Phuket, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
7h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2200 - ฿14000
Flights from Don Muang to Koh Samui via Hat Yai, Phuket
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1800 - ฿9500
Flights from Don Muang to Koh Samui via Siem Reap, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿4100 - ฿11000
Flights from Don Muang to Koh Samui via Hat Yai, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2600 - ฿19000
Flights from Don Muang to Koh Samui via Mae Sot, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿4300 - ฿11000
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Bang Bamru to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
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 - ฿240
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿650 - ฿900
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿360 - ฿500
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿1000 - ฿1400
Train from Bang Sue Junction to Surat Thani Train Station
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
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
10h 3m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
Yellow Bus
Phone
038-967965-7
Email
yellowbus2008@gmail.com
Website
iloveyellowbus.com
Bus and ferry from Chumphon to Koh Samui - Nathon
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿140 - ฿210
Schedules at
iloveyellowbus.com
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
The Transport Company
Phone
089 226 2769
Email
borkorsor@transport.co.th
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus and ferry from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Ko Samui
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿340 - ฿800
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
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
Ferry operators

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There are 2828+ 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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