There are 4 ways to get from Ko Samui to Pattaya by plane, bus, ferry, train or bus and ferry

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

Fly to Suvarnabhumi, bus  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Koh Samui (USM) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) USM - BKK
  2. Take the bus from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Pattaya

$129 - $454

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry  •  15 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Koh Samui - Nathon to Pattaya 393 Samui

$20 - $40

2 alternative options

Fly to Utapao  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Koh Samui (USM) to Utapao (UTP) USM - UTP

$135 - $380

Ferry, train  •  12 h 17 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 Hin
  3. Take the ferry from Khao Takiab Pier Hua Hin to Bali Hai Pier Pattaya

$69 - $103

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ko Samui to Pattaya is to bus and ferry which costs ฿650 - ฿1300 and takes 15 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ko Samui to Pattaya is to fly which takes 3 h 22 min and costs ฿4400 - ฿13000.

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The distance between Ko Samui and Pattaya is 392 km.

It takes approximately 4 h 20 min to get from Ko Samui to Pattaya, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Koh Samui - Nathon and arriving at Pattaya. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 15 h 45 min.

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

Bangkok Airways flies from Ko Samui to Pattaya once daily.

Airlines
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Koh Samui to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.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 Utapao
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Suratthani Train Station to Hua Hin
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $40
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$4 - $8
2nd Class (Seat)
$10 - $15
2nd Class (Berth)
$20 - $27
1st Class (Berth)
$30 - $40
Bus operators
Airport Pattaya Bus
Website
airportpattayabus.com
Bus from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Pattaya
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
airportpattayabus.com
Book at
12go.asia
Yellow Bus
Website
iloveyellowbus.com
Bus and ferry from Koh Samui - Nathon to Pattaya
Ave. Duration
15 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Schedules at
iloveyellowbus.com
Ferry operators
Royal Passenger Liner
Website
royalferrygroup.com
Ferry from Khao Takiab Pier Hua Hin to Bali Hai Pier Pattaya
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
royalferrygroup.com
Book at
12go.asia

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