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There are 6 ways to get from Ko Lanta to Ko Samui by ferry, 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.

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Ferry, bus and ferry  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the ferry from Koh Lanta to Railay Beach Ao Po Pier Line
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Krabi Lomprayah Bus Terminal to Koh Samui - Nathon Laemsory Ferry

$50 - $64

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Bus, ferry  •  8 h 10 min

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

$52 - $57

Bus Phantip Travel, bus and ferry  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Ko Lanta to Surat Thani station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Surat Thani Train station to Koh Samui Nathon Pier Catamaran

$56 - $58

Bus Songserm, bus and ferry  •  13 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Klong Nin Beach Ko Lanta to Suratthani Train Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Surat Thani Train station to Koh Samui Nathon Pier Catamaran

$52 - $53

Ferry, Speed boat to Phuket, fly  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the ferry from Koh Lanta to Koh Yao Noi
  2. Take the Speed boat from Koh Yao Noi to Phuket Bang Rong Pier
  3. Fly from Phuket (HKT) to Koh Samui (USM) HKT - USM

$158 - $361

Ferry, Longtail Boat to Krabi, fly  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the ferry from Koh Lanta to Railay Beach
  2. Take the Longtail Boat from Railay Beach to Ao Nang Pier
  3. Fly from Krabi (KBV) to Koh Samui (USM) KBV - USM

$159 - $367

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ko Lanta to Ko Samui is to bus and bus and ferry which costs ฿1650 - ฿1750 and takes 13 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ko Lanta to Ko Samui is to ferry and Longtail Boat and fly which costs ฿5000 - ฿12000 and takes 5 h 32 min.

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The distance between Ko Lanta and Ko Samui is 232 km.

The best way to get from Ko Lanta to Ko Samui without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 8 h 10 min and costs ฿1700 - ฿1900.

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It takes approximately 6 h 31 min to get from Ko Lanta 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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There are 1976+ hotels available in Ko Samui. Prices start at $21 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ko Lanta to Ko Samui.
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  • Distance: 144.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 31 min

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

There is no direct connection from Ko Lanta to Ko Samui. However, you can take the drive to Koh Lanta, take the ferry to Railay Beach, take the drive to Krabi Lomprayah Bus Terminal, then take the bus and ferry to Koh Samui - Nathon. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Ko Lanta to Ko Samui via Ko Lanta, Surat Thani station, Surathani Talad Kaset Station, and Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City in around 8 h 10 min.

Airlines
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Phuket to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Krabi to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Bus operators
Lomprayah
Phone
+66 (0) 2629 0011
Email
info@lomprayah.com
Website
lomprayah.com
Bus and ferry from Krabi Lomprayah Bus Terminal to Koh Samui - Nathon
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
lomprayah.com
Bus and ferry from Surat Thani Train station to Koh Samui Nathon Pier
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
lomprayah.com
Book at
12go.asia
Phantip Travel
Phone
+66 (0)77 272230
Email
info@phantiptravel.com
Website
phantiptravel.com
Bus from Ko Lanta to Surat Thani station
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
phantiptravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Songserm
Phone
+662 629 3415
Email
info@songserm.com
Website
songserm.com
Bus from Klong Nin Beach Ko Lanta to Suratthani Train Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Tigerline Ferry
Phone
+66980 168 181
Email
168ferry@gmail.com
Website
tigerlinetravel.com
Ferry from Koh Lanta to Railay Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry from Koh Lanta to Koh Yao Noi
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $110
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Rock'n'Row Thailand
Phone
087- 2747701
Email
info@rocknrowthailand.com
Website
rocknrowthailand.com
Ferry from Koh Yao Noi to Phuket Bang Rong Pier
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
rocknrowthailand.com
Longtail Boat
Ferry from Railay Beach to Ao Nang Pier
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4

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