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There are 6 ways to get from Koh Samui Airport (USM) to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC) by plane, ferry, train, bus and ferry, bus, car ferry or car

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Fly

  1. Fly from Koh Samui (USM) to Khon Kaen (KKC)

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Bus and ferry, bus

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

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 Bang Sue Junction
  3. Take the train from Bang Sue Junction to Khon Kaen

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 Hua Lamphong
  3. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Khon Kaen

Bus and ferry, bus, Local Bus

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Koh Samui - Nathon to Rayong
  2. Take the bus from Rayong to Buriram
  3. Take the Local Bus from Buriram to Khon Kaen Bus Terminal

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 Khon Kaen Airport (KKC)

Koh Samui (USM) to Khon Kaen (KKC) flights

The flight time between Koh Samui (USM) and Khon Kaen (KKC) is around 5h 52m and covers a distance of around 823 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 57m. The fastest flight normally takes 4h 30m. Services are operated by Bangkok Airways, Thai Smile, Nok Air and others. Typically 24 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
2h 55m
Layover time:
2h 57m
Total time:
5h 52m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
4h 30m
Flight distance:
823 km
Flights per week:
24
Cheapest price:
฿1505
Carbon emissions:
272 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
10:00
Last flight departs at:
12:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Koh Samui (USM) to Khon Kaen (KKC) flight schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Koh Samui Airport (USM) to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC) is to bus and ferry and bus which costs ฿850 - ฿1500 and takes 25h 3m.

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The fastest way to get from Koh Samui Airport (USM) to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC) is to fly which takes 4h 30m and costs ฿1500 - ฿3100.

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No, there is no direct bus from Koh Samui Airport (USM) to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC). However, there are services departing from Koh Samui Airport and arriving at Khon Kaen Airport via Ko Samui, Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal, Khon Kaen Bus Terminal 1 and CentralPlaza Khon Kaen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 3m.

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The distance between Koh Samui Airport (USM) and Khon Kaen Airport (KKC) is 823 km.

The best way to get from Koh Samui Airport (USM) to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC) without a car is to ferry and train which takes 23h 25m and costs ฿1200 - ฿4100.

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It takes approximately 4h 30m to fly from Koh Samui (USM) to Khon Kaen (KKC), including transfers and time at the airport.

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Koh Samui Airport (USM) to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC) bus services, operated by The Transport Company, depart from Ko Samui station.

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There is no direct flight from Koh Samui Airport to Khon Kaen Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 30m and has one stopover.

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Koh Samui Airport (USM) to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC) bus services, operated by Rung Prasert Tour, arrive at Khon Kaen station.

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Nok Air, Thai Smile, Thai Vietjet Air and Bangkok Airways offer flights from Koh Samui Airport to Khon Kaen Airport.

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Map of how to get from Koh Samui Airport (USM) to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC).
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  • Distance: 823.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 30m

What companies run services between Koh Samui Airport (USM), Thailand and Khon Kaen Airport (KKC), Thailand?

Bangkok Airways, Thai Smile and two other airlines fly from Koh Samui Airport (USM) to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC) 3 times a day.

Airlines
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Koh Samui to Khon Kaen via Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
฿2000 - ฿4100
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Koh Samui to Khon Kaen via Chiang Mai, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2400 - ฿4800
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 Junction
Ave. Duration
8h 54m
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 Bang Sue Junction to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
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 - ฿240
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿650 - ฿900
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿360 - ฿500
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿1000 - ฿1400
Train from Chumphon to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
7h 4m
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
Train from Hua Lamphong to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
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
The Transport Company
Phone
089 226 2769
Email
borkorsor@transport.co.th
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus and ferry from Ko Samui to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿340 - ฿800
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Rung Prasert Tour
Phone
02 941 8833
Website
busonlineticket.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
฿377
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Nakhonchai Air
Phone
0-2939-4999
Email
CustomerService@Nakhonchaiair.com
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
฿350 - ฿450
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Rayong to Buriram
Ave. Duration
9h 56m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
฿420 - ฿700
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
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
฿500 - ฿950
Schedules at
iloveyellowbus.com
Bus from Rayong to Buriram
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
฿420 - ฿650
Schedules at
iloveyellowbus.com
Local Bus
Bus from Buriram to Khon Kaen Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿200
Ferry operators

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