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There are 5 ways to get from Ubon Ratchathani to Koh Samui Airport (USM) by plane, train, ferry, bus 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.

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Fly  •  3 h 41 min

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

$97 - $262

Cheapest option

Bus Nakhonchai Air, bus and ferry  •  24 h 4 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

$58 - $82

3 alternative options

Train, ferry  •  21 h 12 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 ferry from Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City to Koh Samui Nathon Pier

$68 - $146

Train, bus and ferry  •  25 h 5 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

$63 - $129

Bus, bus and ferry Krungsiam Tour  •  32 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Ubon Ratchathani to Nang Rong
  2. Take the bus from Nang Rong Station Buriram to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Ratchadamnoen Avenue to Thong Sala Koh Pha Ngan

$66 - $71

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ubon Ratchathani to Koh Samui Airport (USM) is to bus and bus and ferry which costs ฿2100 - ฿2400 and takes 32 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ubon Ratchathani to Koh Samui Airport (USM) is to fly which costs ฿3100 - ฿9000 and takes 3 h 41 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 24 h 4 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 ferry which takes 21 h 12 min and costs ฿2200 - ฿4800.

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It takes approximately 3 h 41 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 35 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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Nok Air, Thai AirAsia, 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 41 min

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

Thai Smile, Bangkok Airways and four other airlines fly from Ubon Ratchathani to Koh Samui Airport (USM) every 2 hours.

Airlines
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Ubon to Koh Samui via Don Muang, Phuket
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
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
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 - $8
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $50
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)
$35 - $50
Train from Ubon Ratchathani to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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 Hua Lamphong to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 - $27
1st Class (Berth)
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Nakhonchai Air
Phone
0-2939-4999
Email
CustomerService@Nakhonchaiair.com
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Ubon Ratchathani to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
9 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Chanapai Tour
Website
12go.asia
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
Sombat Tour
Phone
077 281 110
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Ubon Ratchathani to Bangkok Mochit
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Book at
12go.asia
Star
$14
Super
$16
Supreme
$20 - $22
Bus from Ubon Ratchathani to Nang Rong
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Book at
12go.asia
Star
$8
Super
$9
Supreme
$10 - $12
Thai Sriram Tour
Phone
+66 (0) 86351 9290
Email
thaisriram@hotmail.com
Website
thaisriram.com
Bus and ferry from Bangkok Khao San Road to Koh Phangan Thong Sala Pier
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
thaisriram.com
Book at
easybook.com
Songserm
Phone
+662 629 3415
Email
info@songserm.com
Website
songserm.com
Bus and ferry from Chumphon Train to Ko Phangan
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
songserm.com
Book at
12go.asia
Sawasdee Surin
Phone
085 637 7707
Website
busonlineticket.co.th
Bus from Nang Rong Station Buriram to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
busonlineticket.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Krungsiam Tour
Phone
02-282-2118
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

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There are 2023+ 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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