There are 5 ways to get from Phnom Penh to Ko Samui by plane, bus, bus and ferry, train or 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  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Phnom Penh (PNH) to Koh Samui (USM) PNH - USM

$284 - $633

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry via Surat Thani  •  23 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Phnom Penh to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Surat Thani
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Surat Thani to Koh Samui - Nathon

$39 - $60

3 alternative options

Bus, train, ferry  •  24 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Phnom Penh to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  2. Take the train from Bang Sue to Suratthani Train Station
  3. Take the ferry from Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City to Koh Samui Nathon Pier

$48 - $95

Train, bus and ferry  •  30 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Phnom Penh Station to Poipet
  2. Take the train from Aranyaprathet to Hua Lamphong
  3. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Suratthani Train Station
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Surat Thani to Koh Samui - Nathon

$42 - $104

Bus, bus and ferry Songserm  •  32 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Phnom Penh to Khaosan Road Travel Mart
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Khaosan Road Songserm to Ko Samui

$59

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Phnom Penh to Ko Samui is to bus and bus and ferry which costs $35 - $60 and takes 23 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Phnom Penh to Ko Samui is to fly which costs $280 - $650 and takes 5 h 56 min.

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The distance between Phnom Penh and Ko Samui is 589 km.

It takes approximately 5 h 56 min to get from Phnom Penh to Ko Samui, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Phnom Penh to Ko Samui. However, there are services departing from Phnom Penh and arriving at Koh Samui - Nathon via Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal and Surat Thani. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 48 min.

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What companies run services between Phnom Penh, Cambodia and Ko Samui, Thailand?

Bangkok Airways, Thai Smile and five other airlines fly from Phnom Penh to Ko Samui hourly.

Airlines
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Phnom Penh to Koh Samui via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Phnom Penh to Koh Samui via Suvarnabhumi, Phuket
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Bang Sue to Suratthani Train Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $45
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$5 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $17
2nd Class (Berth)
$21 - $28
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $45
Train from Aranyaprathet to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $13
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $24
1st Class (Berth)
$26 - $35
Train from Hua Lamphong to Suratthani Train Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $45
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$5 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $17
2nd Class (Berth)
$21 - $28
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $45
Royal Railway Cambodia
Website
royal-railway.com
Train from Phnom Penh Station to Poipet
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $12
Schedules at
royal-railway.com
Bus operators
The Transport Company
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Phnom Penh to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Surat Thani
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Yellow Bus
Website
iloveyellowbus.com
Bus and ferry from Surat Thani to Koh Samui - Nathon
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
iloveyellowbus.com
Travel Mart
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Phnom Penh to Khaosan Road Travel Mart
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
12go.asia
Songserm
Website
songserm.com
Bus and ferry from Khaosan Road Songserm to Ko Samui
Ave. Duration
17 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
songserm.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators

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