There are 12 ways to get from Bangkok to Mu Ko Similan by plane, ferry, bus, train, car or car ferry

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

Recommended option

Fly Suvarnabhumi to Phuket, ferry  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Phuket (HKT) BKK - HKT
  2. Take the ferry from Khao Lak to Ko Similan

$162 - $268

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry  •  17 h 14 min

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

$94 - $103

10 alternative options

Fly Don Muang to Phuket, ferry  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Phuket (HKT) DMK - HKT
  2. Take the ferry from Khao Lak to Ko Similan

$148 - $237

Fly Don Muang to Ranong, travel  •  6 h 50 min

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

Fly Don Muang to Surat Thani, ferry  •  10 h 7 min

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

$255 - $347

Fly Suvarnabhumi to Surat Thani, ferry  •  9 h 33 min

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

$266 - $398

Fly Suvarnabhumi to Krabi, bus, ferry  •  9 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Krabi (KBV) BKK - KBV
  2. Take the bus from Krabi Bus Station to Phang Nga
  3. Take the ferry from Khao Lak to Ko Similan

$121 - $241

Fly Don Muang to Krabi, bus, ferry  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Krabi (KBV) DMK - KBV
  2. Take the bus from Krabi Bus Station to Phang Nga
  3. Take the ferry from Khao Lak to Ko Similan

$109 - $200

Train, bus, travel  •  13 h 30 min

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

Bus, travel  •  14 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Tara Travel to Khao Lak
  2. Travel from Khao Lak to Mu Ko Similan

Bus Paradive Travel, ferry  •  20 h 23 min

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

$110

Drive, car ferry, travel  •  18 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Bangkok to Laem Ngop Pier
  2. Take the car ferry from Laem Ngop Pier to Ko Chang
  3. Travel from Ko Chang to Mu Ko Similan

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Mu Ko Similan is to bus and ferry which costs ฿3100 - ฿3500 and takes 17 h 14 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Mu Ko Similan is to fly and ferry which costs ฿5000 - ฿9000 and takes 7 h 22 min.

More details

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

It takes approximately 7 h 22 min to get from Bangkok to Mu Ko Similan, including transfers.

More details

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, take the walk to Phuket Airport, take the Private Transfer to Tap Lamu Pier Khao Lak, take the walk to Khao Lak, take the ferry to Ko Similan, then take the travel to Mu Ko Similan. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Don Mueang (Terminal 1-2), take the walk to Don Muang airport, fly to Phuket, take the walk to Phuket Airport, take the Private Transfer to Tap Lamu Pier Khao Lak, take the walk to Khao Lak, take the ferry to Ko Similan, then take the travel to Mu Ko Similan.

Airlines
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Surat Thani
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $220
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Flights from Don Muang to Ranong
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $160
Flights from Don Muang to Surat Thani
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Don Muang to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $75
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Don Muang to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Flights from Don Muang to Surat Thani
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $150
Flights from Don Muang to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $150
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Krabi via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Don Muang to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $200
Flights from Don Muang to Ranong
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Don Muang to Surat Thani
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $180
Flights from Don Muang to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Surat Thani
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $220
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Hua Lamphong to Suratthani Train Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $45
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$5 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $17
2nd Class (Berth)
$21 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $45
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Krabi Bus Station to Phang Nga
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Phantip Travel
Website
phantiptravel.com
Bus from Surat Thani station to Phang Nga
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
phantiptravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Tara Tour and Travel
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Tara Travel to Khao Lak
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Paradive Travel
Website
paradivetravel.lnwshop.com
Bus from Hua Lamphong station to Khao Lak
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
paradivetravel.lnwshop.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
ferry
Ferry from Khao Lak to Ko Similan
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75
car ferry
Car ferry from Laem Ngop Pier to Ko Chang
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
kohchangferries.com

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Italian Lakes: Getting around by train, Travelling Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast by boat, bus, car and train and Train travel in Spain: A guide to Renfe - to help you get the most out of your next trip.