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There are 7 ways to get from Koh Samui Airport (USM) to Bangkok by plane, ferry, train, bus and ferry, car ferry or car

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Fly to Suvarnabhumi  •  1h 48m

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

฿2592 - ฿9469

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Bus and ferry via Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal  •  16h 5m

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

฿640 - ฿940

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Fly to Don Muang  •  4h 41m

  1. Fly from Koh Samui (USM) to Don Muang (DMK) USM - DMK

฿5485 - ฿10881

Ferry, train  •  13h 34m

  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 Hua Lamphong 40 Surat Thani - Hua Lamphong - Class II AC / ...

฿1050 - ฿2610

Bus and ferry  •  13h 43m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Koh Samui Mae Nam to Bangkok Khao San Road Catamaran

฿1517 - ฿1740

Bus and ferry, train  •  16h 46m

  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 Surat Thani - Hua Lamphong - Class II AC / ...

฿1190 - ฿2440

Car ferry, drive  •  12h 19m

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

฿2120 - ฿3160

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The cheapest way to get from Koh Samui Airport (USM) to Bangkok is to bus and ferry via Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal which costs ฿600 - ฿950 and takes 16h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Koh Samui Airport (USM) to Bangkok is to fly which costs ฿2500 - ฿9500 and takes 1h 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Koh Samui Airport (USM) to Bangkok. However, there are services departing from Koh Samui Airport and arriving at Bangkok Khao San Road via Koh Samui Mae Nam. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 43m.

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The distance between Koh Samui Airport (USM) and Bangkok is 470 km.

The best way to get from Koh Samui Airport (USM) to Bangkok without a car is to ferry and train which takes 13h 34m and costs ฿1000 - ฿2700.

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It takes approximately 1h 48m to get from Koh Samui Airport (USM) to Bangkok, including transfers.

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Koh Samui Airport (USM) to Bangkok bus services, operated by Lomprayah, depart from Koh Samui Mae Nam station.

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

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Koh Samui Airport (USM) to Bangkok bus services, operated by Lomprayah, arrive at Bangkok Khao San Road 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 Koh Samui Airport (USM) to Bangkok.
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  • Distance: 469.7 km
  • Duration: 1h 48m

What companies run services between Koh Samui Airport (USM), Thailand and Bangkok, Thailand?

Bangkok Airways and Thai Airways International fly from Koh Samui Airport (USM) to Bangkok hourly. Alternatively, Lomprayah operates a vehicle from Koh Samui Mae Nam to Bangkok Khao San Road twice daily. Tickets cost ฿1400 - ฿1600 and the journey takes 12h.

Airlines
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Koh Samui to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2500 - ฿14000
Flights from Koh Samui to Suvarnabhumi via Phuket
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3600 - ฿15000
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Koh Samui to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2500 - ฿14000
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Koh Samui to Don Muang via Phuket
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2000 - ฿7000
Flights from Koh Samui to Don Muang via Krabi
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1900 - ฿7000
Flights from Koh Samui to Don Muang via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
6h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿4400 - ฿16000
Flights from Koh Samui to Don Muang via Suvarnabhumi, Phuket
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3400 - ฿13000
Flights from Koh Samui to Don Muang via Suvarnabhumi, Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3700 - ฿23000
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Koh Samui to Don Muang via Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3700 - ฿22000
Flights from Koh Samui to Don Muang via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿3700 - ฿55000
Flights from Koh Samui to Don Muang via Suvarnabhumi, Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3700 - ฿23000
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 Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿190 - ฿1500
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)
฿190 - ฿280
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿700 - ฿950
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿410 - ฿600
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿1100 - ฿1500
Train from Chumphon to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿150 - ฿1400
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)
฿150 - ฿250
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿650 - ฿900
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿360 - ฿500
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿1000 - ฿1400
Bus operators
Lomprayah
Phone
+66 (0) 2629 0011
Email
info@lomprayah.com
Website
lomprayah.com
Bus and ferry from Koh Samui Mae Nam to Bangkok Khao San Road
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿1400 - ฿1600
Schedules at
lomprayah.com
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
Ferry operators

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