There are 5 ways to get from Singapore to Ko Samui by plane, bus, bus and ferry or train

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  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Singapore (SIN) to Koh Samui (USM) SIN - USM

$177 - $634

Cheapest option

Bus, Minivan, bus and ferry  •  20 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Golden Mile Complex to Hat Yai
  2. Take the Minivan from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Surathani Talad Kaset Station
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Surat Thani to Koh Samui - Nathon

$55 - $57

3 alternative options

Bus, train, bus and ferry  •  23 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Singapore to Hat Yai
  2. Take the train from Hat Yai to Suratthani Train Station
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Surat Thani Train station to Koh Samui Nathon Pier

$63 - $89

Train, Minivan, bus and ferry  •  23 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Kempas Baru to Gemas
  2. Take the train from Gemas to Padang Besar
  3. Take the Minivan from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Surathani Talad Kaset Station
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Surat Thani to Koh Samui - Nathon

$57 - $98

Bus, Mini Van  •  30 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Golden Mile Tower Singapore to Terminal Bas Sungai Nibong
  2. Take the Mini Van from Penang to Khao Sok
  3. Take the Mini Van from Khao Sok to Koh Samui

$75

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Singapore to Ko Samui is to bus and Minivan and bus and ferry which costs $75 - $78 and takes 20 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Singapore to Ko Samui is to fly which costs $240 - $900 and takes 4 h 36 min.

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The distance between Singapore and Ko Samui is 1014 km.

It takes approximately 4 h 36 min to get from Singapore to Ko Samui, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Singapore to Ko Samui. However, there are services departing from Golden Mile Complex and arriving at Koh Samui - Nathon via Hat Yai Bus Terminal and Surat Thani. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 42 min.

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Singapore to Ko Samui bus services, operated by Sri Maju, arrive at Hat Yai station.

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Map of how to get from Singapore to Ko Samui.
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  • Distance: 633.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 36 min

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

SilkAir, Bangkok Airways and three other airlines fly from Singapore to Ko Samui every 3 hours.

Airlines
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Singapore to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Singapore to Koh Samui via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Singapore to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Singapore to Koh Samui via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Hat Yai to Suratthani Train Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $14
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$27 - $35
KTM Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Kempas Baru to Gemas
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Economy
$2 - $3
Premier
$8 - $9
Premier Night
$12 - $15
Superior
$4 - $6
Superior Night
$5 - $8
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Gemas to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$15 - $17
Gold
$23 - $26
Platinum
$31 - $36
Bus operators
Sri Maju
Website
srimaju.com
Bus from Golden Mile Complex to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
srimaju.com
Book at
12go.asia
Minivan
Bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Surathani Talad Kaset Station
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
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
Grassland Express
Website
grasslandsg.com
Bus from Singapore to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
grasslandsg.com
StarMart Express
Phone
+60 5 847 5055
Bus from Golden Mile Tower Singapore to Terminal Bas Sungai Nibong
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
starmartbus.com
Book at
easybook.com
Mini Van
Bus from Penang to Khao Sok
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28
Mini Van
Bus and ferry from Khao Sok to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15

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