There are 3 ways to get from Rayong to Ko Samui by night bus, plane or bus and 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

Night bus to Utapao, fly  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the night bus from Rayong to Ban Chang
  2. Fly from Utapao (UTP) to Koh Samui (USM) UTP - USM

$141 - $389

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry  •  16 h 30 min

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

$20 - $40

1 alternative option

Night bus to Suvarnabhumi, fly  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the night bus from Rayong to Chachoengsao
  2. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Koh Samui (USM) BKK - USM

$131 - $458

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rayong to Ko Samui is to bus and ferry which costs ฿650 - ฿1300 and takes 16 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rayong to Ko Samui is to night bus and fly which costs ฿4700 - ฿13000 and takes 3 h 14 min.

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The distance between Rayong and Ko Samui is 378 km.

It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to get from Rayong to Ko Samui, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rayong and arriving at Koh Samui - Nathon. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 16 h 30 min.

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What companies run services between Rayong, Thailand and Ko Samui, Thailand?

There is no direct connection from Rayong to Ko Samui. However, you can take the night bus to Ban Chang, take the taxi to Utapao airport, fly to Koh Samui, then take the taxi to Ko Samui. Alternatively, you can take the night bus to Chachoengsao, take the bus to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport, take the walk to Suvarnabhumi Airport Public Transportation Center, take the Free shuttle to Suvarnabhumi Airport, take the walk to Suvarnabhumi airport, fly to Koh Samui, then take the taxi to Ko Samui.

Airlines
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Koh Samui via Phuket
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
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 10 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
Nakhonchai Air
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Night bus from Rayong to Ban Chang
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Night bus from Rayong to Chachoengsao
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Yellow Bus
Website
iloveyellowbus.com
Bus and ferry from Rayong to Koh Samui - Nathon
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Schedules at
iloveyellowbus.com

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