There are 6 ways to get from Bukit Kayu Hitam to Ko Samui by bus, bus and ferry, train, ferry, car or plane

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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Bus, Minivan, bus and ferry  •  9 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Padang Besar to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
  2. Take the Minivan from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Surathani Talad Kaset Station
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Surat Thani to Koh Samui - Nathon

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Train, bus and ferry via Surat Thani  •  10 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Padang Besar to Suratthani Train Station 46 Padang Besar - Hua Lamphong - Class II Sleeper AC
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Surat Thani to Koh Samui - Nathon 393 Rayong

$21 - $54

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Train, ferry  •  10 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Padang Besar to Suratthani Train Station 46 Padang Besar - Hua Lamphong - Class II Sleeper AC
  2. Take the ferry from Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City to Koh Samui Nathon Pier

$31 - $65

Train, bus and ferry  •  10 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Padang Besar to Suratthani Train Station 46 Padang Besar - Hua Lamphong - Class II Sleeper AC
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Surat Thani Train station to Koh Samui Nathon Pier Catamaran

$36 - $67

Drive to Hat Yai, fly  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Bukit Kayu Hitam to Hat Yai
  2. Fly from Hat Yai (HDY) to Koh Samui (USM) HDY - USM

$160 - $348

Fly from Alor Setar  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Alor Setar (AOR) to Koh Samui (USM) AOR - USM

$260 - $798

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bukit Kayu Hitam to Ko Samui is to train and bus and ferry which costs RM 85 - RM 230 and takes 10 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bukit Kayu Hitam to Ko Samui is to drive and fly which costs RM 650 - RM 1500 and takes 4 h 18 min.

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The distance between Bukit Kayu Hitam and Ko Samui is 341 km.

It takes approximately 9 h 24 min to get from Bukit Kayu Hitam to Ko Samui, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Hat Yai Airport to Koh Samui Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h and has one stopover.

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Ko Samui is 1 h behind Bukit Kayu Hitam. It is currently 10:16 PM in Bukit Kayu Hitam and 9:16 PM in Ko Samui.

Scoot Tigerair , Thai Smile and Bangkok Airways offer flights from Hat Yai Airport to Koh Samui Airport.

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There are 1901+ hotels available in Ko Samui. Prices start at $21 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bukit Kayu Hitam to Alor Setar Airport is to taxi which takes 31 min and costs RM 60 - RM 75.

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Map of how to get from Bukit Kayu Hitam to Ko Samui.
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  • Distance: 213.1 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 24 min

What companies run services between Bukit Kayu Hitam, Malaysia and Ko Samui, Thailand?

Malaysia Airlines, Bangkok Airways and five other airlines fly from Bukit Kayu Hitam to Ko Samui hourly.

Airlines
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Koh Samui via Phuket
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Alor Setar to Koh Samui via Kuala Lumpur, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Alor Setar to Koh Samui via Kuala Lumpur, Singapore
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Alor Setar to Koh Samui via Kuala Lumpur, Phuket
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Alor Setar to Koh Samui via Kuala Lumpur, Phuket
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Alor Setar to Koh Samui via Kuala Lumpur, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Padang Besar to Suratthani Train Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $40
Schedules at
railway.co.th
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3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$10 - $14
2nd Class (Berth)
$19 - $26
1st Class (Berth)
$29 - $40
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Padang Besar to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Minivan
Bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Surathani Talad Kaset Station
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Yellow Bus
Website
iloveyellowbus.com
Bus and ferry from Surat Thani to Koh Samui - Nathon
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
iloveyellowbus.com
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