Bangkok to Koh Samet

Bangkok to Koh Samet

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eTicket Refundable Fastest
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Suvarnabhumi Airport
2h 20m taxi ride
5+
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Ban Phe, Rayong
From ฿2,600 vehicle, all incl
eTicket Instant Refundable
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Bangkok Hotel Transfer
3h taxi ride
4.3+
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Ban Phe, Rayong
From ฿2,600 vehicle, all incl
eTicket Refundable Cheapest
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Bangkok Hotel Transfer
3h taxi ride
4.4+
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Ban Phe, Rayong
From ฿2,500 vehicle, all incl

From Bangkok Hotel Transfer to Koh Samet by Taxi

eTicket Refundable Cheapest
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Bangkok Hotel Transfer
3h taxi ride
4.4+
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Ban Phe, Rayong
From ฿2,500 vehicle, all incl
eTicket Instant Refundable
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Bangkok Hotel Transfer
3h taxi ride
4.3+
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Ban Phe, Rayong
From ฿2,600 vehicle, all incl

From Suvarnabhumi Airport to Koh Samet by Taxi

eTicket Refundable Fastest
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Suvarnabhumi Airport
2h 20m taxi ride
5+
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Ban Phe, Rayong
From ฿2,600 vehicle, all incl

Transportation from Bangkok to Koh Samet

How to get from Bangkok to Koh Samet

When you want to get from Bangkok to Koh Samet, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Ferry
  • Taxi

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Taxi. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Taxi+ferry ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A taxi ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about THB 5,500. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a taxi as a taxi ticket costs as low as THB 2,300.

How far is Bangkok from Koh Samet?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Bangkok to Koh Samet. Your trip will be a total of 130 miles (209 km). The flying distance is 101 miles (161 km).

How long does it take to get from Bangkok to Koh Samet?

The travel time from Bangkok to Koh Samet can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 3 to 4 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Bangkok to Koh Samet?

The cost of the trip from Bangkok to Koh Samet varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is MCC VAN (เอ็มซีซี แวน): travelling by taxi expect to pay as low as THB 2,300 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a taxi - a one-way taxi ticket can cost as much as THB 5,500.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Bangkok to Koh Samet:

  • Van price : THB 290 - THB 290;
  • van+ferry price: THB 470 - THB 470. From Bangkok to Koh Samet starting from 09:30 12Go Makkasan Station until 09:30 12Go Makkasan Station
  • taxi+ferry price: THB 3,180 - THB 3,794. From Bangkok to Koh Samet starting from 00:00 Bangkok Hotel Transfer until 00:00 Bangkok Hotel Transfer

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from THB 2,300 to THB 5,500.

How many trips per day are there between Bangkok and Koh Samet?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • 16 by taxi+ferry from Bangkok to Koh Samet starting from 00:00 Bangkok Hotel Transfer until 00:00 Bangkok Hotel Transfer
  • 2 by van+ferry from Bangkok to Koh Samet starting from 09:30 12Go Makkasan Station until 09:30 12Go Makkasan Station
  • Vans from Bangkok to Koh Samet depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.

Taxis are a good option to consider for this route, too. Book a cab to take you from Bangkok to Koh Samet any time of the day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Taxi

Catching a cab is the easiest way to get from Bangkok to Koh Samet. It allows you to tailor-make your trip, plan all the detours and see all the places you want. You can choose the type and the size of your car as well to be as comfortable as you'd like to.

Depending on the route, it might cost as much as THB 2,300.

Things to remember: It's a good idea to follow the route on Google Maps or any other GPS navigator.

Vans

A shared van is another means of transport for traveling from Bangkok to Koh Samet. As far as travel time is concerned, it’s basically equal to a taxi ride, while price-wise it’s way more affordable. The majority of tourists book a van online in advance.

Sometimes, when trains or buses aren’t available, a van is your only way to get from Bangkok to Koh Samet.

Things to remember: while traveling by van, you might not have as much space for luggage as you would on a train or a plane. It’s a good idea to pack only the most useful things for a van trip and put them in a backpack that will be easy to carry around.

The most popular transport from Bangkok to Koh Samet

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Bangkok to Koh Samet? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 78% decided to catch a taxi.
  • 22% chosen taxi+ferry