There are 7 ways to get from Bangkok to Mu Ko Similan by plane, shuttle, ferry, train or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Suvarnabhumi to Phuket, travel  •  4h 31m

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Phuket (HKT) BKK - HKT
  2. Travel from Phuket to Mu Ko Similan

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Bus, ferry  •  15h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Thap Lamu
  2. Take the ferry from Khao Lak to Ko Similan

฿3077 - ฿3374

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Fly Don Muang to Phuket, travel  •  5h 16m

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Phuket (HKT) DMK - HKT
  2. Travel from Phuket to Mu Ko Similan

Fly Don Muang to Surat Thani, Private Transfer, ferry  •  9h 12m

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Surat Thani (URT) DMK - URT
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Surat Thani Airport to Khao Lak
  3. Take the ferry from Khao Lak to Ko Similan

฿6600 - ฿8515

Fly Suvarnabhumi to Surat Thani, Private Transfer, ferry  •  8h 34m

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Surat Thani (URT) BKK - URT
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Surat Thani Airport to Khao Lak
  3. Take the ferry from Khao Lak to Ko Similan

฿6980 - ฿9017

Train, bus, travel  •  13h 45m

  1. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Surat Thani Train Station
  2. Take the bus from Surat Thani station to Phang Nga
  3. Travel from Phang Nga to Mu Ko Similan

Bus, ferry via Khao Lak  •  19h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Hua Lamphong station to Khao Lak
  2. Take the ferry from Khao Lak to Ko Similan

฿3559 - ฿3565

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Mu Ko Similan is to bus and ferry which costs ฿3000 - ฿3400 and takes 15h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Mu Ko Similan is to fly and Private Transfer and ferry which costs ฿7000 - ฿9000 and takes 8h 34m.

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The distance between Bangkok and Mu Ko Similan is 654 km.

The best way to get from Bangkok to Mu Ko Similan without a car is to train and bus and travel which takes 13h 45m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 31m to get from Bangkok to Mu Ko Similan, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Phuket Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 19m.

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

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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 Mu Ko Similan.
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  • Distance: 653.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 31m

What companies run services between Bangkok, Thailand and Mu Ko Similan, Thailand?

There is no direct connection from Bangkok to Mu Ko Similan. However, you can take the train to Suvarnabhumi Airport, take the walk to Suvarnabhumi airport, fly to Phuket, then take the travel to Mu Ko Similan. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Don Mueang, take the walk to Don Muang airport, fly to Phuket, then take the travel to Mu Ko Similan.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿490 - ฿2200
Flights from Don Muang to Surat Thani
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿650 - ฿2900
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1000 - ฿4400
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1100 - ฿4600
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Surat Thani
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿900 - ฿3200
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1000 - ฿4400
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Surat Thani
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿900 - ฿3200
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1100 - ฿4600
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1100 - ฿4600
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿550 - ฿2800
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Don Muang to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿550 - ฿3600
Flights from Don Muang to Surat Thani
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿550 - ฿2800
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
Bus operators
Andaman Taxis
Phone
+66 (09) 5189-8535
Email
andamantaxis@gmail.com
Website
andamantaxis.com
Shuttle from Surat Thani Airport to Khao Lak
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
฿3500
Schedules at
andamantaxis.com
Book at
12go.asia
Phantip Travel
Phone
+66 (0)77 272230
Email
info@phantiptravel.com
Website
phantiptravel.com
Bus from Surat Thani station to Phang Nga
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿200
Schedules at
phantiptravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Paradive Travel
Phone
081-453-5199
Email
natt2543@hotmail.com
Website
paradivetravel.lnwshop.com
Bus from Hua Lamphong station to Khao Lak
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿1050
Schedules at
paradivetravel.lnwshop.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
ferry
Ferry from Khao Lak to Ko Similan
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
฿2500

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