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There are 8 ways to get from Ubon Ratchathani to Ko Samui by plane, bus and ferry, train, ferry or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Koh Samui  •  4h 40m

  1. Fly from Ubon (UBP) to Koh Samui (USM) UBP - USM

฿3278 - ฿8692

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry via Nang Rong  •  33h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Ubon Ratchathani to Nang Rong
  2. Take the bus from Nang Rong to Rayong
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Rayong to Koh Samui - Nathon

฿1330 - ฿1875

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Fly to Surat Thani, bus and ferry  •  6h 55m

  1. Fly from Ubon (UBP) to Surat Thani (URT) UBP - URT
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Surat Thani Airport to Koh Samui Nathon Pier

฿3037 - ฿6051

Fly to Nakhon Si Thammarat, bus and ferry  •  7h 55m

  1. Fly from Ubon (UBP) to Nakhon Si Thammarat (NST) UBP - NST
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Nakhon Si Thammarat Airport to Ko Samui

฿1758 - ฿3672

Train, ferry  •  19h 56m

  1. Take the train from Ubon Ratchathani to Bang Sue
  2. Take the train from Bang Sue to Surat Thani Train Station
  3. Take the ferry from Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City to Koh Samui Nathon Pier

฿1523 - ฿3779

Train, bus and ferry  •  22h 7m

  1. Take the train from Ubon Ratchathani to Hua Lamphong 22 Ubon Ratchathani - Hua Lamphong - Class III AC / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Hua Lamphong station to Koh Samui Nathon Pier

฿1695 - ฿2727

Train, bus and ferry via Chumphon  •  23h 42m

  1. Take the train from Ubon Ratchathani to Hua Lamphong
  2. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Chumphon
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Chumphon Train Station to Koh Samui Nathon Pier

฿1665 - ฿3727

Bus, bus and ferry  •  24h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Ubon Ratchathani to Bangkok Nakhonchai Air Terminal
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Hua Lamphong station to Koh Samui Nathon Pier

฿1778 - ฿1935

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ubon Ratchathani to Ko Samui is to bus and bus and ferry via Nang Rong which costs ฿1300 - ฿1900 and takes 33h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Ubon Ratchathani to Ko Samui is to fly which costs ฿3200 - ฿9000 and takes 4h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ubon Ratchathani to Ko Samui. However, there are services departing from Ubon Ratchathani and arriving at Koh Samui Nathon Pier via Samnakngan Khet Chatuchak and Hua Lamphong station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 14m.

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The distance between Ubon Ratchathani and Ko Samui is 829 km.

The best way to get from Ubon Ratchathani to Ko Samui without a car is to train and ferry which takes 19h 56m and costs ฿1500 - ฿3800.

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It takes approximately 4h 40m to get from Ubon Ratchathani to Ko Samui, including transfers.

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Ubon Ratchathani to Ko Samui bus services, operated by Nakhonchai Air, depart from Ubon Ratchathani station.

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There is no direct flight from Ubon Airport to Koh Samui Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 5m and has one stopover.

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Ubon Ratchathani to Ko Samui bus services, operated by Paradive Travel, arrive at Koh Samui Nathon Pier station.

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Nok Air, Thai Smile and Bangkok Airways offer flights from Ubon Airport to Koh Samui Airport.

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Map of how to get from Ubon Ratchathani to Ko Samui.
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  • Distance: 517.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 40m

What companies run services between Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand and Ko Samui, Thailand?

Thai Smile, Bangkok Airways and two other airlines fly from Ubon Ratchathani to Ko Samui every 3 hours.

Airlines
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Ubon to Surat Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2000 - ฿5000
Flights from Ubon to Nakhon Si Thammarat via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1300 - ฿3200
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Ubon to Surat Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2000 - ฿7000
Flights from Ubon to Nakhon Si Thammarat via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1200 - ฿4200
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Ubon to Surat Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2400 - ฿7000
Flights from Ubon to Nakhon Si Thammarat via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1500 - ฿4300
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Ubon to Koh Samui via Don Muang, Phuket
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿3100 - ฿8500
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Ubon to Surat Thani via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3000 - ฿11000
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Ubon Ratchathani to Bang Sue
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
฿390 - ฿1500
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
฿170 - ฿270
2nd Class (Seat)
฿390 - ฿550
2nd Class (Berth)
฿650 - ฿950
1st Class (Berth)
฿1100 - ฿1500
Train from Bang Sue to Surat Thani Train Station
Ave. Duration
8h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿410 - ฿1500
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
฿190 - ฿280
2nd Class (Seat)
฿410 - ฿600
2nd Class (Berth)
฿700 - ฿950
1st Class (Berth)
฿1100 - ฿1500
Train from Ubon Ratchathani to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿390 - ฿1500
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
฿170 - ฿270
2nd Class (Seat)
฿390 - ฿550
2nd Class (Berth)
฿700 - ฿950
1st Class (Berth)
฿1100 - ฿1500
Train from Hua Lamphong to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿370 - ฿1400
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
฿150 - ฿250
2nd Class (Seat)
฿370 - ฿550
2nd Class (Berth)
฿650 - ฿900
1st Class (Berth)
฿1000 - ฿1400
Bus operators
Phantip Travel
Phone
+66 (0)77 272230
Email
info@phantiptravel.com
Website
phantiptravel.com
Bus and ferry from Nakhon Si Thammarat Airport to Ko Samui
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
฿380
Schedules at
phantiptravel.com
Book at
phantiptravel.com
Paradive Travel
Phone
081-453-5199
Email
natt2543@hotmail.com
Website
paradivetravel.lnwshop.com
Bus and ferry from Hua Lamphong station to Koh Samui Nathon Pier
Ave. Duration
12h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿1300
Schedules at
paradivetravel.lnwshop.com
Book at
12go.asia
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
Nakhonchai Air
Phone
0-2939-4999
Email
CustomerService@Nakhonchaiair.com
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Ubon Ratchathani to Bangkok Nakhonchai Air Terminal
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿460 - ฿600
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Sombat Tour
Phone
077 281 110
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Ubon Ratchathani to Nang Rong
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿240 - ฿380
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Book at
12go.asia
Star
฿241
Super
฿294
Supreme
฿350 - ฿380
Yellow Bus
Phone
038-967965-7
Email
yellowbus2008@gmail.com
Website
iloveyellowbus.com
Bus from Nang Rong to Rayong
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿440 - ฿550
Schedules at
iloveyellowbus.com
Bus and ferry from Rayong to Koh Samui - Nathon
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿650 - ฿950
Schedules at
iloveyellowbus.com
Ferry operators

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There are 2258+ hotels available in Ko Samui. Prices start at ฿950 per night.

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The best way to get from Ubon Ratchathani to Ubon Airport is to taxi which takes 5m and costs ฿75 - ฿95.

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