There are 9 ways to get from Butterworth to Koh Samui Airport (USM) by car ferry, plane, train, bus and ferry 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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Car ferry to Penang, fly  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal to Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal
  2. Fly from Penang (PEN) to Koh Samui (USM) PEN - USM

$201 - $653

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry  •  14 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Butterworth Bus Terminal to Kuala Perlis
  2. Take the bus from Satun to Krabi Bus Station
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Krabi Seatran to Bangrak Pier Koh Samui

$39 - $45

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KTM Komuter to Hat Yai, fly  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the KTM Komuter from Butterworth to Padang Besar
  2. Fly from Hat Yai (HDY) to Koh Samui (USM) HDY - USM

$137 - $321

KTM Komuter to Alor Setar, fly  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the KTM Komuter from Butterworth to Anak Bukit
  2. Fly from Alor Setar (AOR) to Koh Samui (USM) AOR - USM

$227 - $758

Train to Ipoh, fly  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Butterworth to Ipoh
  2. Fly from Ipoh (IPH) to Koh Samui (USM) IPH - USM

$185 - $708

Train, train to Kuala Lumpur, fly  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Butterworth to KL Sentral
  2. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  3. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Koh Samui (USM) KUL - USM

$139 - $442

KTM Komuter, train, bus and ferry  •  13 h 16 min

  1. Take the KTM Komuter from Butterworth to Padang Besar
  2. Take the train from Padang Besar to Suratthani Train Station
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Surat Thani to Koh Samui - Nathon

$49 - $87

KTM Komuter, train, bus and ferry via Thong Sala Koh Pha Ngan  •  17 h 39 min

  1. Take the KTM Komuter from Butterworth to Padang Besar
  2. Take the train from Padang Besar to Suratthani Train Station
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Surat Thani station to Thong Sala Koh Pha Ngan

$40 - $78

Car ferry, Mini Van, Minivan, bus and ferry  •  20 h 3 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal to Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal
  2. Take the Mini Van from Penang to Hat Yai
  3. Take the Minivan from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Surathani Talad Kaset Station
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Surat Thani to Thong Sala Koh Pha Ngan

$45 - $54

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Butterworth to Koh Samui Airport (USM) is to bus and bus and ferry which costs RM 160 - RM 190 and takes 14 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Butterworth to Koh Samui Airport (USM) is to KTM Komuter and fly which costs RM 550 - RM 1400 and takes 6 h 37 min.

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The distance between Butterworth and Koh Samui Airport (USM) is 463 km.

The best way to get from Butterworth to Koh Samui Airport (USM) without a car is to KTM Komuter and train and bus and ferry which takes 13 h 16 min and costs RM 200 - RM 360.

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It takes approximately 6 h 57 min to get from Butterworth to Koh Samui Airport (USM), including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Penang Airport to Koh Samui Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Koh Samui Airport (USM) is 1 h behind Butterworth. It is currently 7:28 AM in Butterworth and 6:28 AM in Koh Samui Airport (USM).

AirAsia, Thai Smile, Firefly and three other airlines offer flights from Penang Airport to Koh Samui Airport.

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There are 1928+ hotels available in Koh Samui Airport (USM). Prices start at $21 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Butterworth to Koh Samui Airport (USM).
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  • Distance: 289.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 57 min

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

There is no direct connection from Butterworth to Koh Samui Airport (USM). However, you can take the car ferry to Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal, take the walk to Weld Quay, take the bus to Penang Airport, take the walk to Penang airport, then fly to Koh Samui. Alternatively, you can take the KTM Komuter to Padang Besar, take the drive to Hat Yai airport, then fly to Koh Samui.

Airlines
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Penang to Koh Samui via Singapore
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Penang to Koh Samui via Phuket
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $420
Flights from Penang to Koh Samui via Singapore, Phuket
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $800
Flights from Hat Yai to Koh Samui via Singapore
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
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
Flights from Ipoh to Koh Samui via Singapore
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Flights from Ipoh to Koh Samui via Singapore, Phuket
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Koh Samui via Singapore
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Penang to Koh Samui via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Penang to Koh Samui via Phuket
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $420
Flights from Hat Yai to Koh Samui via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Hat Yai to Koh Samui via Suvarnabhumi, Phuket
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
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, Phuket
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Ipoh to Koh Samui via Singapore, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Koh Samui via Phuket
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Koh Samui via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Penang to Koh Samui via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Penang to Koh Samui via Phuket
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $420
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
Flights from Ipoh to Koh Samui via Singapore
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Flights from Ipoh to Koh Samui via Singapore, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Koh Samui via Phuket
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Koh Samui via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Penang to Koh Samui via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Penang to Koh Samui via Phuket
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $420
Flights from Penang to Koh Samui via Kuala Lumpur, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
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
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Koh Samui via Phuket
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Train operators
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from Butterworth to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Train from Butterworth to Anak Bukit
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Butterworth to Ipoh
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$5 - $6
Gold
$7 - $8
Platinum
$8 - $10
Train from Butterworth to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$9 - $10
Gold
$13 - $15
Platinum
$17 - $20
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
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
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$10 - $14
2nd Class (Berth)
$19 - $26
1st Class (Berth)
$29 - $40
Bus operators
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
Express Kesatuan
Website
easybook.com
Bus from Butterworth Bus Terminal to Kuala Perlis
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
easybook.com
Plusliner
Website
plusliner.com.my
Bus from Butterworth Bus Terminal to Kuala Perlis
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
plusliner.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
bus
Bus from Satun to Krabi Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Seatran Discovery
Raja Ferry
Website
rajaferryport.com
Bus and ferry from Surat Thani station to Thong Sala Koh Pha Ngan
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
rajaferryport.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus and ferry from Surat Thani to Thong Sala Koh Pha Ngan
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Schedules at
rajaferryport.com
Book at
12go.asia
New Asian Travel
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Penang to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Minivan
Bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Surathani Talad Kaset Station
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Ferry operators
Rapid Ferry
Car ferry from Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal to Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
myrapid.com.my
Adult passenger
$1
Car
$2

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