There are 4 ways to get from Pattaya to Koh Samui Airport (USM) by plane, bus, ferry or bus and ferry

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Fly from Utapao  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Utapao (UTP) to Koh Samui (USM) UTP - USM

$123 - $365

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Bus and ferry  •  14 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Pattaya to Koh Samui - Nathon 393 Rayong

$47 - $71

2 alternative options

Bus to Suvarnabhumi, fly  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Pattaya to Suvarnabhumi Airport
  2. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Koh Samui (USM) BKK - USM

$104 - $424

Ferry, bus and ferry  •  12 h 25 min

  1. Take the ferry from Bali Hai Pier Pattaya to Khao Takiab Pier Hua Hin
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lomprayah Ticket Office Hua Hin to Ko Tao
  3. Take the ferry from Ko Tao to Bangrak Pier Koh Samui

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The cheapest way to get from Pattaya to Koh Samui Airport (USM) is to bus and ferry which costs ฿1500 - ฿2300 and takes 14 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pattaya to Koh Samui Airport (USM) is to fly which costs ฿3900 - ฿12000 and takes 1 h 53 min.

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The distance between Pattaya and Koh Samui Airport (USM) is 386 km.

The best way to get from Pattaya to Koh Samui Airport (USM) without a car is to ferry and bus and ferry which takes 12 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 53 min to get from Pattaya to Koh Samui Airport (USM), including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Utapao Airport to Koh Samui Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Bangkok Airways offers flights from Utapao Airport to Koh Samui Airport.

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There are 1928+ hotels available in Koh Samui Airport (USM). Prices start at $21 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Pattaya to Utapao Airport is to taxi which takes 43 min and costs ฿410 - ฿500.

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Map of how to get from Pattaya to Koh Samui Airport (USM).
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  • Distance: 241.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 53 min

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

Bangkok Airways flies from Pattaya to Koh Samui Airport (USM) once daily.

Airlines
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Utapao to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Koh Samui via Phuket
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Bus operators
Airport Pattaya Bus
Website
airportpattayabus.com
Bus from Pattaya to Suvarnabhumi Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
airportpattayabus.com
Book at
12go.asia
Yellow Bus
Website
iloveyellowbus.com
Bus and ferry from Pattaya to Koh Samui - Nathon
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Schedules at
iloveyellowbus.com
Ferry operators
Royal Passenger Liner
Website
royalferrygroup.com
Ferry from Bali Hai Pier Pattaya to Khao Takiab Pier Hua Hin
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
royalferrygroup.com
Book at
12go.asia
Seatran Discovery
Website
seatrandiscovery.com
Ferry from Ko Tao to Bangrak Pier Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $20
Schedules at
seatrandiscovery.com
Book at
12go.asia

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