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There are 8 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  •  7h 2m

  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

Train, bus and ferry via Thong Sala Koh Pha Ngan  •  17h 39m

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

$41 - $72

6 alternative options

Train to Hat Yai, fly  •  6h 27m

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

$137 - $321

Train to Alor Setar, fly  •  10h 5m

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

$227 - $758

Train to Ipoh, fly  •  10h 12m

  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  •  8h 59m

  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

$138 - $442

Train, bus and ferry  •  13h 16m

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

$48 - $87

Bus, minivan, bus and ferry  •  14h 43m

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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Butterworth to Koh Samui Airport (USM) is to train and bus and ferry which costs RM 170 - RM 300 and takes 17h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Butterworth to Koh Samui Airport (USM) is to train and fly which costs RM 550 - RM 1400 and takes 6h 27m.

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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 train and bus and ferry which takes 13h 16m and costs RM 200 - RM 370.

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It takes approximately 7h 2m 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 3h 55m and has one stopover.

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Koh Samui Airport (USM) is 1h behind Butterworth. It is currently 1:05 PM in Butterworth and 12:05 PM in Koh Samui Airport (USM).

Jetstar Asia Airways, Firefly, Scoot Tigerair and five other airlines offer flights from Penang Airport to Koh Samui Airport.

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There are 2060+ hotels available in Koh Samui Airport (USM). Prices start at $22 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: 7h 2m

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 train 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 Changi
Ave. Duration
6h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Penang to Koh Samui via Singapore Changi, Phuket
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $800
Flights from Hat Yai to Koh Samui via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Hat Yai to Koh Samui via Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $440
Flights from Alor Setar to Koh Samui via Kuala Lumpur, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Alor Setar to Koh Samui via Kuala Lumpur, Phuket
Ave. Duration
7h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Ipoh to Koh Samui via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Flights from Ipoh to Koh Samui via Singapore Changi, Phuket
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Koh Samui via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Penang to Koh Samui via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Penang to Koh Samui via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Hat Yai to Koh Samui via Phuket
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Hat Yai to Koh Samui via Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $440
Flights from Alor Setar to Koh Samui via Kuala Lumpur, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Alor Setar to Koh Samui via Kuala Lumpur, Phuket
Ave. Duration
7h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Alor Setar to Koh Samui via Kuala Lumpur, Utapao
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Flights from Ipoh to Koh Samui via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Flights from Ipoh to Koh Samui via Singapore Changi, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Koh Samui via Phuket
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Penang to Koh Samui via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Penang to Koh Samui via Phuket
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $420
Flights from Penang to Koh Samui via Kuala Lumpur, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
7h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Penang to Koh Samui via Kuala Lumpur, Phuket
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Alor Setar to Koh Samui via Kuala Lumpur, Phuket
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Alor Setar to Koh Samui via Kuala Lumpur, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
8h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Alor Setar to Koh Samui via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Train operators
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from Butterworth to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Train from Butterworth to Anak Bukit
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
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
1h 46m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$5 - $6
Gold
$6 - $8
Platinum
$8 - $10
Train from Butterworth to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
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
30m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Padang Besar to Surat Thani Train Station
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
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)
$28 - $40
Bus operators
Yellow Bus
Phone
038-967965-7
Email
yellowbus2008@gmail.com
Website
iloveyellowbus.com
Bus and ferry from Surat Thani to Koh Samui - Nathon
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
iloveyellowbus.com
Plusliner
Cepat Express
Website
cepatexpress.com.my
Bus from Butterworth to Kangar
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
cepatexpress.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
bus
Bus from Padang Besar to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
minivan
Bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Surathani Talad Kaset Station
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Raja Ferry
Phone
02 2768 211-2
Email
info@rajaferryport.com
Website
rajaferryport.com
Bus and ferry from Surat Thani station to Thong Sala Koh Pha Ngan
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
rajaferryport.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Rapid Ferry
Car ferry from Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal to Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
myrapid.com.my
Adult passenger
$1
Car
$2

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