There are 5 ways to get from Hong Kong to Ko Samui by plane, bus, car, ferry or train

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

$226 - $505

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

$221 - $345

3 alternative options

Bus, drive, ferry  •  3 days 5 h

  1. Take the bus from Metropark Hotel Mongkok, Hong Kong to Nanning Langdong
  2. Take the bus from Nanning Langdong to Ha Tinh
  3. Take the bus from Ha Tinh to Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong
  4. Drive from Bến Bạch Đằng to Don Sak
  5. Take the ferry from Don Sak to Koh Samui

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 Don Sak Pier
  6. Take the ferry from Don Sak Pier to Koh Samui Nathon Pier

Bus, train, drive, ferry via Changsha South  •  3 days 16 h

  1. Take the bus from Wan Chai Stewart Road to Shenzhen North
  2. Take the train from Shenzhen North Station to Changsha South
  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 - $385

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hong Kong to Ko Samui is to bus and train and drive and ferry which costs $1700 - $2800 and takes 3 days 10 h.

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

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

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

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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
Hong Kong
Website
hongkongairlines.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
4 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $800
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 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
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$30 - $40
1st Class Seat
$40 - $60
Train from Zhuhai to Nanning East
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.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
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
Train from Nanning Dong station to Hanoi station
Ave. Duration
15 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
Train from Changshanan Station to Hanoi station
Ave. Duration
24 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
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 - $60
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$32 - $38
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$35 - $55
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$40 - $60
China Railways G-Class
Train from Shenzhen North Station to Changsha South
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$45 - $60
1st Class Seat
$80 - $95
Business Class Seat
$150 - $180
Bus operators
CTS - China Travel Tours
Website
ctsbus.hkcts.com
Bus from Metropark Hotel Mongkok, Hong Kong to Nanning Langdong
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
hkctsbus.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
Guanxi Yunde Transport
Website
yunde.cn
Bus from Nanning Langdong to Ha Tinh
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
yunde.cn
Hoang Long Transit Co
Website
hoanglongasia.com
Bus from Ha Tinh to Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong
Ave. Duration
29 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
hoanglongasia.com
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
Ferry operators
Songserm
Website
songserm.com
Ferry from Don Sak Pier to Koh Samui Nathon Pier
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
songserm.com
Book at
12go.asia

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