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There are 5 ways to get from Ko Samui to Thap Sakae by ferry, train, bus and ferry, bus, car ferry or car

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, train via Chumphon

  1. Take the ferry from Koh Samui to Chumphon
  2. Take the train from Chumphon to Prachuap Khiri Khan
  3. Take the train from Prachuap Khiri Khan to Thap Sakae

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Bus and ferry, minivan, train

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Koh Samui - Nathon to Chumphon
  2. Take the minivan from Chumphon to Prachuap Khirikhan
  3. Take the train from Prachuap Khiri Khan to Thap Sakae

3 alternative options

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 Prachuap Khiri Khan
  3. Take the train from Prachuap Khiri Khan to Thap Sakae

Bus and ferry, train

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Koh Samui Nathon Pier to Chumphon Train Station
  2. Take the train from Chumphon to Prachuap Khiri Khan
  3. Take the train from Prachuap Khiri Khan to Thap Sakae

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 Thap Sakae

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ko Samui to Thap Sakae is to bus and ferry and minivan and train which costs ฿550 - ฿1600 and takes 11h 11m.

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The fastest way to get from Ko Samui to Thap Sakae is to car ferry and drive. Taking this option will cost ฿1600 - ฿2500 and takes 7h 15m.

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The distance between Ko Samui and Thap Sakae is 221 km.

The best way to get from Ko Samui to Thap Sakae without a car is to ferry and train via Chumphon which takes 9h 30m and costs ฿1600 - ฿3700.

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It takes approximately 9h 30m to get from Ko Samui to Thap Sakae, including transfers.

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There are 17+ hotels available in Thap Sakae. Prices start at ฿3750 per night.

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Map of how to get from Ko Samui to Thap Sakae.
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  • Distance: 221.3 km
  • Duration: 9h 30m

What companies run services between Ko Samui, Thailand and Thap Sakae, Thailand?

There is no direct connection from Ko Samui to Thap Sakae. However, you can take the ferry to Chumphon, take the taxi to Chumphon, take the train to Prachuap Khiri Khan, then take the train to Thap Sakae. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Ko Samui to Thap Sakae via Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City, Surat Thani Train Station, and Prachuap Khiri Khan in around 10h 14m.

Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Chumphon to Prachuap Khiri Khan
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿75 - ฿1100
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
https://www.railway.co.th/Home/Index
3rd Class (Seat)
฿75 - ฿180
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿550 - ฿800
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿270 - ฿380
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿800 - ฿1100
Train from Prachuap Khiri Khan to Thap Sakae
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿45 - ฿950
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
https://www.railway.co.th/Home/Index
3rd Class (Seat)
฿45 - ฿160
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿550 - ฿750
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿240 - ฿330
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿700 - ฿950
Train from Surat Thani Train Station to Prachuap Khiri Khan
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿110 - ฿1200
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
https://www.railway.co.th/Home/Index
3rd Class (Seat)
฿110 - ฿220
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿600 - ฿850
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿320 - ฿450
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿900 - ฿1200
Bus operators
Yellow Bus
Phone
038-967965-7
Email
yellowbus2008@gmail.com
Website
iloveyellowbus.com
Bus and ferry from Koh Samui - Nathon to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿140 - ฿210
Schedules at
iloveyellowbus.com
Monsiri Travel
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Chumphon to Prachuap Khirikhan
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿274
Book at
12go.asia
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
7h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿900
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Lomlahkkhirin High Speed Ferries
Email
info@lomlahk.com
Website
lomlahk.com
Ferry from Koh Samui to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿1200
Schedules at
lomlahk.com
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 3 hours
Estimated price
฿150
Book at
12go.asia

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