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There are 8 ways to get from Ko Samui to Pattani by ferry, train, bus and ferry, bus, car ferry, car, plane or taxi

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Recommended option

Ferry, train

  1. Take the ferry from Koh Samui Nathon Pier to Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City
  2. Take the train from Surat Thani Train Station to Pattani

Cheapest option

Ferry, bus, Mini Bus

  1. Take the ferry from Koh Samui to Don Sak Pier
  2. Take the bus from Don Sak Rajah Ferry Pier to Nakhon Si Thammarat
  3. Take the bus from Nakhon Si Thammarat to Hat Yai Bus Station
  4. Take the Mini Bus from Hat Yai Bus Station to Pattani Bus Station

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Bus and ferry, bus, Mini Bus

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Ko Samui to Nakhon Si Thammarat Airport
  2. Take the bus from Nakhon Si Thammarat to Hat Yai Bus Station
  3. Take the Mini Bus from Hat Yai Bus Station to Pattani Bus Station

Ferry, bus, minivan, Mini Bus

  1. Take the ferry from Koh Samui to Don Sak Pier
  2. Take the bus from Don Sak Pier to Surathani Talad Kaset Station
  3. Take the minivan from Surathani Talad Kaset Station to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
  4. Take the Mini Bus from Hat Yai Bus Station to Pattani Bus Station

Ferry, bus, train, Mini Bus

  1. Take the ferry from Koh Samui to Don Sak Pier
  2. Take the bus from Don Sak Pier to Surathani Talad Kaset Station
  3. Take the train from Surat Thani Train Station to Hat Yai
  4. Take the Mini Bus from Hat Yai Bus Station to Pattani Bus Station

Car ferry, drive

  1. Take the car ferry from Ko Samui Lipa Noi Pier to Don Sak Pier
  2. Drive from Don Sak Pier to Pattani

Fly to Narathiwat, taxi

  1. Fly from Koh Samui (USM) to Narathiwat (NAW)
  2. Take a taxi from Narathiwat to Pattani

Fly to Hat Yai, Mini Bus

  1. Fly from Koh Samui (USM) to Hat Yai (HDY)
  2. Take the Mini Bus from Hat Yai Bus Station to Pattani Bus Station
Ko Samui → Pattani
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Pattani is 1422.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Pattani is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Pattani is 1 metre.

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Last updated: 20 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ko Samui to Pattani is to ferry and bus and Mini Bus which costs ฿750 - ฿1500 and takes 11h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Ko Samui to Pattani is to fly and taxi which costs ฿2900 - ฿7500 and takes 6h 52m.

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The distance between Ko Samui and Pattani is 330 km.

The best way to get from Ko Samui to Pattani without a car is to ferry and train which takes 10h 45m and costs ฿1200 - ฿2700.

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It takes approximately 10h 45m to get from Ko Samui to Pattani, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Koh Samui Airport to Narathiwat Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 35m and has one stopover.

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Bangkok Airways and Thai Smile offer flights from Koh Samui Airport to Narathiwat Airport.

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The best way to get from Ko Samui to Koh Samui Airport is to bus which takes 1h and costs ฿140.

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Map of how to get from Ko Samui to Pattani.
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  • Distance: 330 km
  • Duration: 10h 45m

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

There is no direct connection from Ko Samui to Pattani. However, you can take the ferry to Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City, take the taxi to Surat Thani Train Station, take the train to Pattani, then take the taxi to Pattani. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Ko Samui to Pattani via Nakhon Si Thammarat Airport, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Hat Yai Bus Station, Hat Yai Bus Station, and Pattani Bus Station in around 11h 12m.

Airlines
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Koh Samui to Hat Yai via Krabi, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿600 - ฿3000
Flights from Koh Samui to Hat Yai via Chiang Mai, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2800 - ฿6000
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Koh Samui to Hat Yai via Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿950 - ฿3000
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Koh Samui to Hat Yai via Chiang Mai, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2800 - ฿6000
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Koh Samui to Hat Yai via Chiang Mai, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2800 - ฿6000
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Surat Thani Train Station to Pattani
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿120 - ฿1300
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
฿120 - ฿230
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿600 - ฿850
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿330 - ฿460
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿950 - ฿1300
Train from Surat Thani Train Station to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿100 - ฿1200
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
฿100 - ฿210
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿600 - ฿850
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿310 - ฿430
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿900 - ฿1200
Bus operators
Seatran Discovery
Phone
(+66) 02 240 2582
Email
info@seatrandiscovery.com
Website
seatrandiscovery.com
Bus and ferry from Ko Samui to Nakhon Si Thammarat Airport
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
seatrandiscovery.com
Book at
12go.asia
Nakhonborrikarn
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Nakhon Si Thammarat to Hat Yai Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
฿190
Schedules at
12go.asia
Mini Bus
Bus from Hat Yai Bus Station to Pattani Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿100
Phantip Travel
Phone
+66 (0)77 272230
Email
info@phantiptravel.com
Website
phantiptravel.com
Bus from Don Sak Pier to Surathani Talad Kaset Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
฿250
Schedules at
phantiptravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
minivan
Bus from Surathani Talad Kaset Station to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿250
Raja Ferry
Phone
02 2768 211-2
Email
info@rajaferryport.com
Website
rajaferryport.com
Bus from Don Sak Rajah Ferry Pier to Nakhon Si Thammarat
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿150
Schedules at
rajaferryport.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Seatran Discovery
Phone
(+66) 02 240 2582
Email
info@seatrandiscovery.com
Website
seatrandiscovery.com
Ferry from Koh Samui to Don Sak Pier
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
฿360 - ฿850
Schedules at
seatrandiscovery.com
Book at
12go.asia
Songserm
Phone
+662 629 3415
Email
info@songserm.com
Website
songserm.com
Ferry from Koh Samui Nathon Pier to Don Sak Pier
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿240 - ฿310
Schedules at
songserm.com
Book at
12go.asia
Raja Ferry
Phone
02 2768 211-2
Email
info@rajaferryport.com
Website
rajaferryport.com
Car ferry from Ko Samui Lipa Noi Pier to Don Sak Pier
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿140
Schedules at
rajaferryport.com
Book at
rajaferryport.com
Other operators
Taxi from Narathiwat to Pattani
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Estimated price
฿900 - ฿1100

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