Sunday, 25 February 2024

By Air

Bangkok Airways flies from Bangkok to Ko Samui around 15 times daily. The flight takes about one hour and 10 minutes. It also offers daily flights between Phuket and Samui. Thai Airways operates fights from Bangkok to Samui twice daily.

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By Bus

Air-con buses leave Bangkok's Southern Bus Terminal for Surat Thani several times daily. The trip takes about 11 hours.

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For taxi : Southern Bus Terminal ไปสถานีขนส่งสายใต้

By Car

From Bangkok, take Highway 4 through Phetchaburi, Chumphon and then drive on to Highways 41 and 401 to Surat Thani. From Surat Thani, visitors can take their cars to Ko Samui through a vehicle ferry at Donsak pier. The trip takes 1.30 hours.

By Train

Several trains leave Bangkok's Hualamphong Station for Surat Thani daily. The trip takes about 12 hours. The train/bus/ferry combination tickets are also available.

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For taxi : Hualamphong Station ไปสถานีรถไฟหัวลำโพง

From Surat Thani to Ko Samui

  1. Express Boat An express ferry boat of Songserm Travel departs from Tha Thong pier in Surat Thani at 08.00 hrs. and arrives at Na Thon pier in Samui at 10.30 hrs. every day. 

  2. Ferry Boats Ferry boats take about 1.30 hours to Koh Samui. There are two ferry companies running regular services from Donsak Pier, which offer services every hour.

    2.1 Seatran Ferry operates between Donsak pier and Nathon pier.

    2.2 Raja Ferry operates between Donsak pier and Lipanoi pier.

  3. Night Ferry A slow night ferry leaves Ban Don pier nightly at 23.00 hrs. and reaches Na Thon at Samui around 05.00 hrs. (6 hours). For the return trip, the boat leaves Na Thon around 21.00 hrs. and arrives at Ban Don around 04.00 hrs. (7 hours).
For your personal safety and protection by law, please use the services of travel agencies holding a TAT license only.