There are 3 ways to get from Khao Lak to Ko Samui by bus, bus and ferry or plane

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Recommended option

Bus, bus and ferry  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Phang Nga to Surat Thani station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Surat Thani to Koh Samui - Nathon 393 Rayong

$27 - $30

2 alternative options

Bus, Mini Van  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Khao Lak to Khao Sok
  2. Take the Mini Van from Khao Sok to Koh Samui

$28 - $29

Fly  •  4 h

  1. Fly from Phuket (HKT) to Koh Samui (USM) HKT - USM

$173 - $299

What companies run services between Khao Lak, Phangnga, Thailand and Ko Samui, Thailand?

Bangkok Airways flies from Khao Lak to Ko Samui 4 times a day.

Airlines
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Phuket to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Bus operators
Phantip Travel
Website
phantiptravel.com
Bus from Phang Nga to Surat Thani station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
phantiptravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
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
Bus from Khao Lak to Khao Sok
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Mini Van
Bus and ferry from Khao Sok to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Khao Lak and Ko Samui is 213 km.

The cheapest way to get from Khao Lak to Ko Samui is to bus and Mini Van which costs ฿880 - ฿930 and takes 9 h 36 min.

The quickest way to get from Khao Lak to Ko Samui is to fly which takes 4 h and costs ฿5500 - ฿10000.

It takes approximately 5 h 55 min to get from Khao Lak to Ko Samui, including transfers.