There are 6 ways to get from Ubon Ratchathani to Koh Samui Airport (USM) by plane, train, bus and ferry, ferry, bus or night bus

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Fly  •  3 h 11 min

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

$112 - $402

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Train, bus and ferry  •  21 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Ubon Ratchathani to Bang Sue
  2. Take the train from Bang Sue to Suratthani Train Station
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Surat Thani to Koh Samui - Nathon

$59 - $136

4 alternative options

Train, bus and ferry, ferry  •  21 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Ubon Ratchathani to Hua Lamphong
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lomprayah Bus Station Khao San to Ko Tao
  3. Take the ferry from Ko Tao to Bangrak Pier Koh Samui

$69 - $104

Bus, bus and ferry  •  23 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Ubon Ratchathani to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lomprayah Bus Station Khao San to Ko Phangan Catamaran

$73 - $79

Train, bus and ferry via Chumphon  •  25 h 38 min

  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 to Ko Phangan

$64 - $130

Night bus, bus and ferry  •  31 h 1 min

  1. Take the night bus from Ubon Ratchathani to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Ratchadamnoen Avenue to Thong Sala Koh Pha Ngan

$63 - $64

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ubon Ratchathani to Koh Samui Airport (USM) is to night bus and bus and ferry which costs ฿2040 - ฿2080 and takes 31 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ubon Ratchathani to Koh Samui Airport (USM) is to fly which costs ฿3600 - ฿13000 and takes 3 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ubon Ratchathani to Koh Samui Airport (USM). However, there are services departing from Ubon Ratchathani and arriving at Koh Samui Airport via Mochit 2 Bus Depot, Lomprayah Bus Station Khao San and Thong Sala Koh Pha Ngan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 9 min.

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The distance between Ubon Ratchathani and Koh Samui Airport (USM) is 818 km.

The best way to get from Ubon Ratchathani to Koh Samui Airport (USM) without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 21 h 15 min and costs ฿1900 - ฿4400.

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It takes approximately 3 h 11 min to get from Ubon Ratchathani to Koh Samui Airport (USM), including transfers.

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Ubon Ratchathani to Koh Samui Airport (USM) 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 3 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Ubon Ratchathani to Koh Samui Airport (USM) bus services, operated by Lomprayah, arrive at Ko Phangan station.

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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 Koh Samui Airport (USM).
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  • Distance: 511.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 11 min

What companies run services between Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand and Koh Samui Airport (USM), Thailand?

Thai Smile, Bangkok Airways and Thai Airways International fly from Ubon Ratchathani to Koh Samui Airport (USM) every 4 hours.

Airlines
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Ubon to Koh Samui via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Ubon to Koh Samui via Suvarnabhumi, Phuket
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Ubon Ratchathani to Bang Sue
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 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)
$30 - $45
Train from Bang Sue to Suratthani Train Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$22 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Train from Ubon Ratchathani to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
5 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 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$30 - $45
Train from Hua Lamphong to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $45
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$4 - $8
2nd Class (Seat)
$11 - $16
2nd Class (Berth)
$20 - $28
1st Class (Berth)
$30 - $45
Bus operators
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
Lomprayah
Website
lomprayah.com
Bus and ferry from Lomprayah Bus Station Khao San to Ko Tao
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
lomprayah.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus and ferry from Lomprayah Bus Station Khao San to Ko Phangan
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$44
Schedules at
lomprayah.com
Book at
12go.asia
Nakhonchai Air
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Ubon Ratchathani to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
8 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Songserm
Website
songserm.com
Bus and ferry from Chumphon Train to Ko Phangan
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
songserm.com
Book at
12go.asia
Chanapai Tour
Website
12go.asia
Night bus from Ubon Ratchathani to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Krungsiam Tour
Website
krungsiamtour.com
Bus and ferry from Ratchadamnoen Avenue to Thong Sala Koh Pha Ngan
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Seatran Discovery
Website
seatrandiscovery.com
Ferry from Ko Tao to Bangrak Pier Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $20
Schedules at
seatrandiscovery.com
Book at
12go.asia

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There are 1928+ hotels available in Koh Samui Airport (USM). Prices start at $21 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Ubon Ratchathani to Ubon Airport is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs ฿65 - ฿80.

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