There are 5 ways to get from Khao Lak to Ko Samui by bus, bus and ferry, ferry, shuttle or plane

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  6 h 5 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

$26 - $30

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Bus, ferry  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Phang Nga to Surat Thani station
  2. Take the ferry from Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City to Koh Samui Nathon Pier

$36 - $41

Bus, Mini Van, ferry  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Khao Lak to Khao Sok
  2. Take the Mini Van from Khao Sok to Surathani Talad Kaset Station
  3. Take the ferry from Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City to Koh Samui Nathon Pier

$37 - $42

Private Transfer, bus, ferry  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Khao Lak to Surat Thani Airport
  2. Take the bus from Surat Thani Airport to Don Sak Pier
  3. Take the ferry from Don Sak to Koh Samui

$183 - $185

Fly  •  4 h

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

$176 - $302

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Khao Lak to Ko Samui is to bus and bus and ferry which costs ฿850 - ฿1000 and takes 6 h 5 min.

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

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

The best way to get from Khao Lak to Ko Samui without a car is to bus and bus and ferry which takes 6 h 5 min and costs ฿850 - ฿1000.

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It takes approximately 6 h 5 min to get from Khao Lak to Ko Samui, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Phuket Airport to Koh Samui Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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The nearest airport to Ko Samui is Koh Samui (USM) Airport which is 14.1 km away. Other nearby airports include Surat Thani (URT) (97.8 km), Nakhon Si Thammarat (NST) (110.7 km) and Krabi (KBV) (191.2 km).

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Map of how to get from Khao Lak to Ko Samui.
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  • Distance: 132.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 5 min

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

Bangkok Airways flies from Khao Lak to Ko Samui 5 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
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Bus from Khao Sok to Surathani Talad Kaset Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
phantiptravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Surat Thani Airport to Don Sak Pier
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules 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
Andaman Taxis
Website
andamantaxis.com
Shuttle from Khao Lak to Surat Thani Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$162
Schedules at
andamantaxis.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators

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