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There are 6 ways to get from Ko Samui to Bangkok by plane, ferry, train or bus and ferry

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Fly  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Koh Samui (USM) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) USM - BKK

$126 - $452

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Bus and ferry Sombat Tour  •  12 h 59 min

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

$17 - $27

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Ferry, train  •  12 h 26 min

  1. Take the ferry from Koh Samui Nathon Pier to Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City
  2. Take the train from Suratthani Train Station to Hua Lamphong 40 Suratthani - Hua Lamphong - Class II AC / ...

$31 - $71

Ferry, bus and ferry  •  12 h 55 min

  1. Take the ferry from Koh Samui Nathon Pier to Thong Sala Koh Pha Ngan Laemsor Ferry
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Ko Phangan to Lomprayah Bus Station Khao San Catamaran

$39 - $54

Bus and ferry, train  •  14 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Koh Samui Nathon Pier to Chumphon Train Station
  2. Take the train from Chumphon to Hua Lamphong 40 Suratthani - Hua Lamphong - Class II AC / ...

$38 - $72

Bus and ferry Songserm  •  17 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Ko Samui to Khaosan Road Songserm

$26

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ko Samui to Bangkok is to bus and ferry which costs ฿550 - ฿900 and takes 12 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ko Samui to Bangkok is to fly which costs ฿4100 - ฿15000 and takes 2 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ko Samui and arriving at Khaosan Road Songserm. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 h 20 min.

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The distance between Ko Samui and Bangkok is 473 km.

The best way to get from Ko Samui to Bangkok without a car is to ferry and train which takes 12 h 26 min and costs ฿1000 - ฿2400.

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It takes approximately 2 h 15 min to get from Ko Samui to Bangkok, including transfers.

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Ko Samui to Bangkok bus services, operated by Sombat Tour, depart from Ko Samui station.

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The quickest flight from Koh Samui Airport to Suvarnabhumi Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Ko Samui to Bangkok bus services, operated by Sombat Tour, arrive at Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal station.

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Thai Airways International and Bangkok Airways offer flights from Koh Samui Airport to Suvarnabhumi Airport.

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Map of how to get from Ko Samui to Bangkok.
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  • Distance: 295.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 15 min

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

Bangkok Airways and Thai Airways International fly from Ko Samui to Bangkok hourly.

Airlines
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Koh Samui to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Koh Samui to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Koh Samui to Suvarnabhumi via Phuket
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Suratthani Train Station to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$5 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$21 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Train from Chumphon to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $45
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$4 - $8
2nd Class (Seat)
$11 - $16
2nd Class (Berth)
$20 - $27
1st Class (Berth)
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Thai Sriram Tour
Phone
+66 (0) 86351 9290
Email
thaisriram@hotmail.com
Website
thaisriram.com
Bus and ferry from Koh Phangan Thong Sala Pier to Bangkok Khao San Road
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
thaisriram.com
Book at
easybook.com
Songserm
Phone
+662 629 3415
Email
info@songserm.com
Website
songserm.com
Bus and ferry from Koh Samui Nathon Pier to Chumphon Train Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
songserm.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus and ferry from Ko Samui to Khaosan Road Songserm
Ave. Duration
17 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
songserm.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Lomprayah
Phone
+66 (0) 2629 0011
Email
info@lomprayah.com
Website
lomprayah.com
Ferry from Koh Samui Nathon Pier to Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $21
Schedules at
lomprayah.com
Ferry from Koh Samui Nathon Pier to Thong Sala Koh Pha Ngan
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
lomprayah.com

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The best way to get from Ko Samui to Koh Samui Airport is to taxi which takes 26 min and costs ฿800 - ฿1000.

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