There are 5 ways to get from Kanchanaburi to Ko Samui by train, bus and ferry, bus or plane

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

Train, bus and ferry  •  13 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Kanchanaburi to Nakhon Phathom
  2. Take the train from Nakhon Pathom to Suratthani Train Station
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Surat Thani to Koh Samui - Nathon

$28 - $85

Cheapest option

Minivan, bus and ferry  •  16 h 30 min

  1. Take the Minivan from Kanchanaburi to Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal to Ko Samui

$19 - $30

3 alternative options

Mini Van, bus and ferry  •  14 h 10 min

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

$23 - $48

Train, bus and ferry via Chumphon  •  16 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Kanchanaburi to Nakhon Phathom
  2. Take the train from Nakhon Pathom to Chumphon
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Chumphon Train Station to Koh Samui Nathon Pier

$45 - $96

Mini Van, fly  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the Mini Van from Kanchanaburi to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  2. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Koh Samui (USM) BKK - USM

$130 - $459

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kanchanaburi to Ko Samui is to Minivan and bus and ferry which costs ฿650 - ฿1100 and takes 16 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kanchanaburi to Ko Samui is to Mini Van and fly which costs ฿4300 - ฿16000 and takes 6 h 31 min.

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The distance between Kanchanaburi and Ko Samui is 499 km.

It takes approximately 13 h 30 min to get from Kanchanaburi to Ko Samui, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kanchanaburi to Ko Samui. However, there are services departing from Kanchanaburi and arriving at Koh Samui - Nathon via Hua Hin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 10 min.

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What companies run services between Kanchanaburi, Thailand and Ko Samui, Thailand?

There is no direct connection from Kanchanaburi to Ko Samui. However, you can take the train to Nakhon Phathom, take the walk to Nakhon Pathom, take the train to Suratthani Train Station, take the walk to Surat Thani station, take the bus to Surathani Talad Kaset Station, take the walk to Surat Thani, then take the bus and ferry to Koh Samui - Nathon. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Kanchanaburi to Ko Samui via Hua Hin and Hua Hin in around 14 h 10 min.

Airlines
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Koh Samui via Phuket
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Koh Samui via Phuket
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Kanchanaburi to Nakhon Phathom
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $29
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$2 - $5
2nd Class (Seat)
$8 - $11
2nd Class (Berth)
$17 - $23
1st Class (Berth)
$22 - $29
Train from Nakhon Pathom to Suratthani Train Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $45
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$5 - $8
2nd Class (Seat)
$11 - $17
2nd Class (Berth)
$21 - $28
1st Class (Berth)
$30 - $45
Train from Nakhon Pathom to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $40
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$4 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$10 - $15
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
Bus and ferry from Hua Hin to Koh Samui - Nathon
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Schedules at
iloveyellowbus.com
J K P Transport Co
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Kanchanaburi to Hua Hin
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Songserm
Website
songserm.com
Bus and ferry from Chumphon Train Station to Koh Samui Nathon Pier
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
songserm.com
Book at
12go.asia
Win Happy
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Kanchanaburi to Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
12go.asia
Kwan Chee Vee Tour
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Kanchanaburi to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia

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