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There are 9 ways to get from Koh Samui Airport (USM) to Thaton by plane, train, car, bus and ferry, bus, ferry or car 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 Yangon, train

  1. Fly from Koh Samui (USM) to Yangon (RGN)
  2. Take the train from Yangon Central to Thaton

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, bus, drive, train

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Ko Samui to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Three Pagodas Pass
  3. Drive from Three Pagodas Pass to Ye
  4. Take the train from Ye to Mawlamyine
  5. Take the train from Mawlamyine to Thaton

7 alternative options

Fly to Chiang Mai, drive

  1. Fly from Koh Samui (USM) to Chiang Mai (CNX)
  2. Drive from Chiang Mai to Thaton

Fly to Sukhothai, drive

  1. Fly from Koh Samui (USM) to Sukhothai (THS)
  2. Drive from Sukhothai to Thaton

Fly to Lampang, drive

  1. Fly from Koh Samui (USM) to Lampang (LPT)
  2. Drive from Lampang to Thaton

Fly to Mae Sot, drive

  1. Fly from Koh Samui (USM) to Mae Sot (MAQ)
  2. Drive from Mae Sot to Thaton

Ferry, train, drive

  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 Nakhon Pathom
  3. Take the train from Nakhon Phathom to Ko Maha Mongkol
  4. Drive from Ko Maha Mongkol to Dawei
  5. Take the train from Dawei to Mawlamyine
  6. Take the train from Mawlamyine to Thaton

Bus and ferry, bus, drive, train via Bangkok

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Ko Samui to Khaosan Road Songserm
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Three Pagodas Pass
  3. Drive from Three Pagodas Pass to Ye
  4. Take the train from Ye to Mawlamyine
  5. Take the train from Mawlamyine to Thaton

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 Thaton

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

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Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Myanmar

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Last updated: August 9 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Koh Samui Airport (USM) to Thaton is to bus and ferry and bus and drive and train which costs ฿1000 - ฿2300 and takes 37h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Koh Samui Airport (USM) to Thaton is to fly and drive which costs ฿5000 - ฿12000 and takes 9h 33m.

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The distance between Koh Samui Airport (USM) and Thaton is 869 km.

It takes approximately 12h 14m to get from Koh Samui Airport (USM) to Thaton, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Koh Samui Airport to Yangon Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 45m and has one stopover.

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Thaton is 30 min behind Koh Samui Airport (USM). It is currently 9:43 PM in Koh Samui Airport (USM) and 9:13 PM in Thaton.

Myanmar Airways International, Myanma Airways, Thai Smile and Bangkok Airways offer flights from Koh Samui Airport to Yangon Airport.

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Map of how to get from Koh Samui Airport (USM) to Thaton.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 869.4 km
  • Duration: 12h 14m

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

There is no direct connection from Koh Samui Airport (USM) to Thaton. However, you can fly to Yangon, take the walk to Yangon Airport Terminal 1, take the bus to thamada cinema, take the walk to Yangon Central, then take the train to Thaton. Alternatively, you can fly to Chiang Mai then take the drive to Thaton.

Airlines
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Koh Samui to Yangon via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $420
Flights from Koh Samui to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Flights from Koh Samui to Chiang Mai via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Flights from Koh Samui to Sukhothai via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Flights from Koh Samui to Lampang via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Koh Samui to Lampang via Phuket, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Koh Samui to Mae Sot via Chiang Mai, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Koh Samui to Mae Sot via Phuket, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
10h 46m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $230
Flights from Koh Samui to Mae Sot via Suvarnabhumi, Chiang Mai, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Koh Samui to Mae Sot via Suvarnabhumi, Trang, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Koh Samui to Yangon via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Myanmar Airways International
Website
maiair.com
Flights from Koh Samui to Yangon via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $240
Myanma Airways
Website
flymna.com
Flights from Koh Samui to Yangon via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Train operators
Myanmar Railways
Phone
(+95) 67 77061
Website
railways.gov.mm
Train from Yangon Central to Thaton
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $13
Schedules at
12go.asia
Train from Ye to Mawlamyine
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $6
Schedules at
12go.asia
Train from Mawlamyine to Thaton
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
12go.asia
Train from Dawei to Mawlamyine
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $9
Schedules at
12go.asia
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Surat Thani Train Station to Nakhon Pathom
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $45
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)
$5 - $8
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$19 - $26
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
$11 - $16
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$30 - $45
Train from Nakhon Phathom to Ko Maha Mongkol
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $29
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)
$2 - $5
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$16 - $22
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
$7 - $11
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$22 - $29
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
$9 - $23
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Three Pagodas Pass
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Book at
12go.asia
Songserm
Phone
+662 629 3415
Email
info@songserm.com
Website
songserm.com
Bus and ferry from Ko Samui to Khaosan Road Songserm
Ave. Duration
17h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators

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