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There are 6 ways to get from Hua Hin to Ko Samui by bus and ferry, train, car, car ferry, plane 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.

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Bus and ferry  •  8h 55m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Hua Hin to Koh Samui - Nathon 393 Rayong

฿320 - ฿950

Cheapest option

Train, bus and ferry via Chumphon  •  10h 12m

  1. Take the train from Hua Hin to Chumphon 171 Hua Lamphong - Sungai Kolok - Class II Sleeper Fan / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Chumphon to Koh Samui - Nathon 393 Rayong

฿239 - ฿1335

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Train, bus and ferry  •  13h 15m

  1. Take the train from Hua Hin to Chumphon 171 Hua Lamphong - Sungai Kolok - Class II Sleeper Fan / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Chumphon Train Station to Koh Samui Nathon Pier

฿999 - ฿2025

Drive, car ferry  •  9h 8m

  1. Drive from Hua Hin to Don Sak Pier
  2. Take the car ferry from Don Sak Pier to Ko Samui Lipa Noi Pier

฿1580 - ฿2203

Train to Suvarnabhumi, fly  •  7h 40m

  1. Take the train from Hua Hin to Bang Sue Junction
  2. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Koh Samui (USM) BKK - USM

฿2194 - ฿6128

Ferry to Utapao, fly  •  7h 57m

  1. Take the ferry from Khao Takiab Pier Hua Hin to Bali Hai Pier Pattaya
  2. Fly from Utapao (UTP) to Koh Samui (USM) UTP - USM

฿4679 - ฿7697

Hua Hin to Ko Samui by bus and ferry

The bus and ferry journey time between Hua Hin and Ko Samui is around 8h 55m and covers a distance of around 380 km. The fastest bus and ferry normally takes 8h 55m. Operated by Yellow Bus, the Hua Hin to Ko Samui bus and ferry service departs from Hua Hin and arrives in Koh Samui - Nathon. Typically 16 bus and ferries run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Hua Hin to Ko Samui bus and ferry schedules

Hua Hin → Ko Samui
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Ko Samui is 1422.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Ko Samui is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Ko Samui is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1422.

Last updated: 10 May 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hua Hin to Ko Samui is to train and bus and ferry via Chumphon which costs ฿230 - ฿1400 and takes 10h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Hua Hin to Ko Samui is to train and fly which costs ฿2100 - ฿6500 and takes 7h 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hua Hin and arriving at Koh Samui - Nathon. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 55m.

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The distance between Hua Hin and Ko Samui is 337 km.

The best way to get from Hua Hin to Ko Samui without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 8h 55m and costs ฿320 - ฿950.

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The bus and ferry from Hua Hin to Koh Samui - Nathon takes 8h 55m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Hua Hin to Ko Samui bus services, operated by Yellow Bus, depart from Hua Hin station.

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The quickest flight from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Koh Samui Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Hua Hin to Ko Samui bus services, operated by Yellow Bus, arrive at Koh Samui - Nathon station.

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Bangkok Airways offers flights from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Koh Samui Airport.

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Map of how to get from Hua Hin to Ko Samui.
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  • Distance: 337.5 km
  • Duration: 8h 55m

What companies run services between Hua Hin, Thailand and Ko Samui, Thailand?

Yellow Bus operates a vehicle from Hua Hin to Koh Samui - Nathon twice daily. Tickets cost ฿320 - ฿950 and the journey takes 8h 55m.

Airlines
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1900 - ฿6500
Flights from Utapao to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3000 - ฿9000
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Hua Hin to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿95 - ฿1200
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
฿95 - ฿200
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿600 - ฿800
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿300 - ฿420
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿850 - ฿1200
Train from Hua Hin to Bang Sue Junction
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿90 - ฿1100
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
฿90 - ฿190
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿600 - ฿800
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿290 - ฿400
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿850 - ฿1100
Bus operators
Yellow Bus
Phone
038-967965-7
Email
yellowbus2008@gmail.com
Website
iloveyellowbus.com
Bus and ferry from Hua Hin to Koh Samui - Nathon
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿320 - ฿950
Schedules at
iloveyellowbus.com
Bus and ferry from Chumphon to Koh Samui - Nathon
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿140 - ฿210
Schedules at
iloveyellowbus.com
Songserm
Phone
+662 629 3415
Email
info@songserm.com
Website
songserm.com
Bus and ferry from Chumphon Train Station to Koh Samui Nathon Pier
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿900
Schedules at
songserm.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Raja Ferry
Phone
02 2768 211-2
Email
info@rajaferryport.com
Website
rajaferryport.com
Car ferry from Don Sak Pier to Ko Samui Lipa Noi Pier
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿180
Schedules at
rajaferryport.com
Book at
12go.asia
Royal Passenger Liner
Phone
038-488-999
Email
info@royalferrygroup.com
Website
royalferrygroup.com
Ferry from Khao Takiab Pier Hua Hin to Bali Hai Pier Pattaya
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿1250
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Economy Class
฿1250
Business Class
฿1550
VIP Room for 4
฿7000

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