There are 7 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.

Recommended option

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

$49 - $63

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Ko Lanta to Surathani Talad Kaset Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Surat Thani to Koh Samui - Nathon 393 Rayong

$39 - $43

5 alternative options

Bus, ferry via Surat Thani station  •  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

$51 - $56

Bus, ferry  •  8 h 15 min

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

$49 - $54

Bus, Mini Van  •  14 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Koh Lanta to Khao Sok National Park
  2. Take the Mini Van from Khao Sok to Koh Samui

$54 - $57

Ferry to Phuket, fly  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the ferry from Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta to Rassada Pier Phuket
  2. Fly from Phuket (HKT) to Koh Samui (USM) HKT - USM

$144 - $356

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

$156 - $366

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ko Lanta to Ko Samui is to bus and bus and ferry which costs ฿1200 - ฿1500 and takes 7 h 48 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 - ฿13000 and takes 5 h 32 min.

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

It takes approximately 6 h 31 min to get from Ko Lanta to Ko Samui, including transfers.

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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, Surathani Talad Kaset Station, and Surat Thani in around 7 h 48 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
Phantip Travel
Website
phantiptravel.com
Bus from Ko Lanta to Surathani Talad Kaset Station
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
phantiptravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Ko Lanta to Surat Thani station
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18
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
Jolly Travel
Website
jollytravel.in.th
Bus from Koh Lanta to Khao Sok National Park
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
jollytravel.in.th
Book at
12go.asia
Mini Van
Bus and ferry from Khao Sok to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Ferry operators
Tigerline Ferry
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 Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta to Rassada Pier Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $110
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Andaman Ferry Service
Website
andamanferryservice.com
Ferry from Koh Lanta to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
andamanferryservice.com
Bundhaya speedboat
Website
bundhayaspeedboat.com
Ferry from Koh Lanta to Phuket Rassada Pier
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Schedules at
bundhayaspeedboat.com
Longtail Boat
Ferry from Railay Beach to Ao Nang Pier
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3

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