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There are 7 ways to get from Ko Samui to Ubon Ratchathani by plane, bus and ferry, ferry, train, bus or night train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly from Koh Samui  •  5h 26m

  1. Fly from Koh Samui (USM) to Ubon (UBP) USM - UBP

฿3780 - ฿10195

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Bus and ferry, bus  •  28h 30m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Koh Samui - Nathon to Rayong 393 Samui
  2. Take the bus from Rayong to Ubon Ratchathani

฿1197 - ฿1650

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Bus and ferry to Surat Thani, fly  •  6h 46m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Koh Samui Nathon Pier to Surat Thani Airport
  2. Fly from Surat Thani (URT) to Ubon (UBP) URT - UBP

฿2840 - ฿5555

Ferry, train  •  23h 9m

  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 Bang Sue
  3. Take the train from Bang Sue to Ubon Ratchathani

฿1535 - ฿3879

Bus and ferry, bus via Bangkok  •  24h 28m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Koh Samui Mae Nam to Lomprayah Bus Station Khao San Catamaran
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Ubon Ratchathani

฿2019 - ฿2329

Bus and ferry, train, night train  •  25h 54m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Koh Samui Nathon Pier to Chumphon Train Station
  2. Take the train from Chumphon to Hua Lamphong
  3. Take the night train from Hua Lamphong to Ubon Ratchathani

฿1660 - ฿3800

Bus and ferry, ferry, train  •  26h 54m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Koh Samui Mae Nam to Lomprayah Bus Station Khao San
  2. Take the ferry from Phra Arthlt to Marine Department
  3. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Ubon Ratchathani

฿1993 - ฿3149

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ko Samui to Ubon Ratchathani is to bus and ferry and bus which costs ฿1200 - ฿1700 and takes 28h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Ko Samui to Ubon Ratchathani is to fly which costs ฿3700 - ฿11000 and takes 5h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ko Samui to Ubon Ratchathani. However, there are services departing from Koh Samui Nathon Pier and arriving at Ubon Ratchathani via Koh Samui Mae Nam, Kong Salak and Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 28m.

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The distance between Ko Samui and Ubon Ratchathani is 829 km.

The best way to get from Ko Samui to Ubon Ratchathani without a car is to ferry and train which takes 23h 9m and costs ฿1500 - ฿3900.

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It takes approximately 5h 26m to get from Ko Samui to Ubon Ratchathani, including transfers.

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Ko Samui to Ubon Ratchathani bus services, operated by Lomprayah, depart from Koh Samui Mae Nam station.

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There is no direct flight from Koh Samui Airport to Ubon Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 20m and has one stopover.

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Ko Samui to Ubon Ratchathani bus services, operated by Nakhonchai Air, arrive at Ubon Ratchathani station.

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Thai Airways International, Nok Air, Thai Smile and Bangkok Airways offer flights from Koh Samui Airport to Ubon Airport.

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Map of how to get from Ko Samui to Ubon Ratchathani.
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  • Distance: 517.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 26m

What companies run services between Ko Samui, Thailand and Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand?

Bangkok Airways, Thai Smile and two other airlines fly from Ko Samui to Ubon Ratchathani every 3 hours.

Airlines
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Koh Samui to Ubon via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿4200 - ฿15000
Flights from Koh Samui to Ubon via Phuket, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿5000 - ฿22000
Flights from Surat Thani to Ubon via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2700 - ฿10000
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Koh Samui to Ubon via Phuket, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿3600 - ฿10000
Flights from Surat Thani to Ubon via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1700 - ฿6000
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Surat Thani to Ubon via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1800 - ฿4500
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Surat Thani to Ubon via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2100 - ฿6000
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Surat Thani to Ubon via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2700 - ฿10000
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 Bang Sue
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿410 - ฿1500
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
฿190 - ฿280
2nd Class (Seat)
฿410 - ฿600
2nd Class (Berth)
฿700 - ฿950
1st Class (Berth)
฿1100 - ฿1500
Train from Bang Sue to Ubon Ratchathani
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿390 - ฿1500
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
฿170 - ฿270
2nd Class (Seat)
฿390 - ฿550
2nd Class (Berth)
฿650 - ฿950
1st Class (Berth)
฿1100 - ฿1500
Train from Chumphon to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿370 - ฿1400
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
฿150 - ฿250
2nd Class (Seat)
฿370 - ฿550
2nd Class (Berth)
฿650 - ฿900
1st Class (Berth)
฿1000 - ฿1400
Night train from Hua Lamphong to Ubon Ratchathani
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿390 - ฿1500
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
฿170 - ฿270
2nd Class (Seat)
฿390 - ฿550
2nd Class (Berth)
฿700 - ฿950
1st Class (Berth)
฿1100 - ฿1500
Bus operators
Lomprayah
Phone
+66 (0) 2629 0011
Email
info@lomprayah.com
Website
lomprayah.com
Bus and ferry from Koh Samui Nathon Pier to Surat Thani Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿960
Schedules at
lomprayah.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus and ferry from Koh Samui Mae Nam to Lomprayah Bus Station Khao San
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿1500
Schedules at
lomprayah.com
Book at
12go.asia
Nakhonchai Air
Phone
0-2939-4999
Email
CustomerService@Nakhonchaiair.com
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Ubon Ratchathani
Ave. Duration
9h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿460 - ฿600
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Rayong to Ubon Ratchathani
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿500 - ฿700
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Sombat Tour
Phone
077 281 110
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Bangkok Mochit to Ubon Ratchathani
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿420 - ฿700
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Book at
12go.asia
Star
฿428
Super
฿498
Supreme
฿650 - ฿690
Lotus Phibun Tour
Phone
02-9360956
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Ubon Ratchathani
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿500
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Chanapai Tour
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Ubon Ratchathani
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿550
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Air Ubon Sombat
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Ubon Ratchathani
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿619
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Book at
12go.asia
Kradueng Tour
Phone
02 2696999
Website
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Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Ubon Ratchathani
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿560
Schedules at
12go.asia
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
Schedules at
songserm.com
Book at
12go.asia
Yellow Bus
Phone
038-967965-7
Email
yellowbus2008@gmail.com
Website
iloveyellowbus.com
Bus and ferry from Koh Samui - Nathon to Rayong
Ave. Duration
17h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿650 - ฿950
Schedules at
iloveyellowbus.com
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There are 65+ hotels available in Ubon Ratchathani. Prices start at ฿490 per night.

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The best way to get from Ko Samui to Koh Samui Airport is to bus which takes 1h and costs ฿100.

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