There are 6 ways to get from Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) to Ko Samui by plane, train, ferry, bus and ferry, car or car ferry

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Fly  •  2h 35m

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Koh Samui (USM) BKK - USM

฿3244 - ฿11708

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Bus and ferry  •  14h 1m

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

฿570 - ฿1000

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Train, ferry  •  12h 33m

  1. Take the train from Bang Sue Junction to Surat Thani Train Station 43 Hua Lamphong - Surat Thani - Class II AC / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City to Koh Samui Nathon Pier

฿975 - ฿2547

Train, bus and ferry  •  15h 58m

  1. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Chumphon 43 Hua Lamphong - Surat Thani - Class II AC / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Chumphon Train Station to Koh Samui Nathon Pier

฿1101 - ฿2387

Bus and ferry via Democracy Monument  •  17h 16m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Ratchadamnoen Avenue to Koh Samui - Nathon

฿1010 - ฿1040

Drive, car ferry  •  12h 32m

  1. Drive from Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) to Don Sak Pier
  2. Take the car ferry from Don Sak Pier to Koh Samui

฿2262 - ฿3210

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The cheapest way to get from Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) to Ko Samui is to bus and ferry which costs ฿550 - ฿1000 and takes 14h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) to Ko Samui is to fly which costs ฿3200 - ฿12000 and takes 2h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) to Ko Samui. However, there are services departing from Suvarnabhumi Airport Arrivals Terminal and arriving at Koh Samui - Nathon via Bang Phli. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 1m.

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The distance between Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) and Ko Samui is 471 km.

The best way to get from Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) to Ko Samui without a car is to train and ferry which takes 12h 33m and costs ฿950 - ฿2600.

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It takes approximately 2h 35m to get from Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) to Ko Samui, including transfers.

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Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) to Ko Samui bus services, operated by Yellow Bus, depart from Bang Phli station.

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The quickest flight from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Koh Samui Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) to Ko Samui bus services, operated by Yellow Bus, arrive at Koh Samui - Nathon station.

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Map of how to get from Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) to Ko Samui.
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  • Distance: 471.1 km
  • Duration: 2h 35m

What companies run services between Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK), Thailand and Ko Samui, Thailand?

Bangkok Airways and Thai Smile fly from Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) to Ko Samui hourly. Alternatively, Yellow Bus operates a vehicle from Bang Phli to Koh Samui - Nathon twice daily. Tickets cost ฿550 - ฿950 and the journey takes 12h 50m.

Airlines
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3400 - ฿16000
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Koh Samui via Phuket
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3400 - ฿16000
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Bang Sue Junction to Surat Thani Train Station
Ave. Duration
8h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿190 - ฿1500
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
฿190 - ฿280
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿700 - ฿950
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿410 - ฿600
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿1100 - ฿1500
Train from Hua Lamphong to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿150 - ฿1400
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
฿150 - ฿250
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿650 - ฿900
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿360 - ฿500
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿1000 - ฿1400
Bus operators
Yellow Bus
Phone
038-967965-7
Email
yellowbus2008@gmail.com
Website
iloveyellowbus.com
Bus and ferry from Bang Phli to Koh Samui - Nathon
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿550 - ฿950
Schedules at
iloveyellowbus.com
Songserm
Phone
+662 629 3415
Email
info@songserm.com
Website
songserm.com
Bus and ferry from Chumphon Train Station to Koh Samui Nathon Pier
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿900
Schedules at
songserm.com
Book at
12go.asia
Krungsiam Tour
Phone
02-282-2118
Website
krungsiamtour.com
Bus and ferry from Ratchadamnoen Avenue to Koh Samui - Nathon
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿1000
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
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Thai Smile and Bangkok Airways offer flights from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Koh Samui Airport.

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There are 2194+ hotels available in Ko Samui. Prices start at ฿3750 per night.

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