There are 5 ways to get from Hong Kong to Ko Samui by plane, bus, train, bus and ferry, car or 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  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Hong Kong (HKG) to Koh Samui (USM) HKG - USM

$224 - $501

Cheapest option

Bus, train, drive, ferry  •  3 days 10 h

  1. Take the bus from Wan Chai Ferry Pier to Zhuhai Gongbei
  2. Take the train from Zhuhai to Nanning East
  3. Take the train from Nanning Dong station to Hanoi station
  4. Take the train from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City
  5. Drive from Bến Bạch Đằng to Don Sak
  6. Take the ferry from Don Sak to Koh Samui

$222 - $350

3 alternative options

Bus, train, bus and ferry  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the bus from Wan Chai Stewart Road to Shenzhen North
  2. Take the train from Shenzhen North to Kunming South
  3. Take the bus from Kunming South to Laos Vientiane
  4. Take the train from Nong Khai to Hua Lamphong
  5. Take the bus and ferry from Hua Lamphong station to Koh Samui Nathon Pier

$238 - $308

Bus, train, drive, ferry via Nanning  •  3 days 6 h

  1. Take the bus from Wan Chai Ferry Pier to Zhuhai Gongbei
  2. Take the train from Zhuhai to Nanning
  3. Take the train from Nanning Station to Hanoi station
  4. Take the train from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City
  5. Drive from Bến Bạch Đằng to Lomprayah Donsak Pier
  6. Take the ferry from Lomprayah Donsak Pier to Koh Samui - Nathon

$229 - $357

Bus, train, drive, ferry via Changsha South  •  3 days 15 h

  1. Take the bus from Wan Chai Stewart Road to Shenzhen North
  2. Take the train from Shenzhen North to Changsha South G76 / ...
  3. Take the train from Changshanan Station to Hanoi station
  4. Take the train from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City
  5. Drive from Bến Bạch Đằng to Don Sak
  6. Take the ferry from Don Sak to Koh Samui

$239 - $424

What companies run services between Hong Kong and Ko Samui, Thailand?

Bangkok Airways, Thai Airways International and two other airlines fly from Hong Kong to Ko Samui hourly.

Airlines
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Flights from Hong Kong to Koh Samui via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Flights from Hong Kong to Koh Samui via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Koh Samui via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Shenzhen North to Kunming South
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
english.ctrip.com
2nd Class Seat
$90 - $110
1st Class Seat
$150 - $170
Business Class Seat
$280 - $330
Train from Shenzhen North to Changsha South
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Schedules at
english.ctrip.com
2nd Class Seat
$45 - $60
1st Class Seat
$80 - $95
Business Class Seat
$150 - $180
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Nong Khai to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$13 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$23 - $30
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Zhuhai to Nanning
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
2nd Class Seat
$30 - $40
1st Class Seat
$40 - $60
Train from Zhuhai to Nanning East
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
2nd Class Seat
$30 - $40
1st Class Seat
$40 - $60
China Railways
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Nanning Station to Hanoi station
Ave. Duration
12 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
Train from Nanning Dong station to Hanoi station
Ave. Duration
15 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
Train from Changshanan Station to Hanoi station
Ave. Duration
24 h 31 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
Vietnam Railways
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
31 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$33 - $38
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$35 - $55
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$40 - $65
Bus operators
Trans Island Limousine Bus
Website
trans-island.com.hk
Bus from Wan Chai Stewart Road to Shenzhen North
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
trans-island.com.hk
Baidu
Website
zhidao.baidu.com
Bus from Kunming South to Laos Vientiane
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$92
Schedules at
zhidao.baidu.com
Paradive Travel
Website
paradivetravel.lnwshop.com
Bus and ferry from Hua Lamphong station to Koh Samui Nathon Pier
Ave. Duration
12 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
paradivetravel.lnwshop.com
Book at
12go.asia
CTS - China Travel Tours
Website
ctsbus.hkcts.com
Bus from Wan Chai Ferry Pier to Zhuhai Gongbei
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Schedules at
hkctsbus.com
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Hong Kong to Ko Samui?

The distance between Hong Kong and Ko Samui is 2077 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Hong Kong to Ko Samui?

The cheapest way to get from Hong Kong to Ko Samui is to bus and train and bus and ferry which costs $1800 - $2500 and takes 2 days 1 h.

What is the fastest way to get from Hong Kong to Ko Samui?

The quickest way to get from Hong Kong to Ko Samui is to fly which takes 6 h 12 min and costs $1700 - $4000.

How long does it take to get from Hong Kong to Ko Samui?

It takes approximately 6 h 12 min to get from Hong Kong to Ko Samui, including transfers.