Koh Samet to Bangkok

Koh Samet to Bangkok

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Ban Phe, Rayong
3h taxi ride
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Bangkok Hotel Transfer
From ฿2,600 vehicle, all incl

Transportation from Koh Samet to Bangkok

How to get from Koh Samet to Bangkok

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

  • Ferry
  • Van
  • 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 Ferry+van 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 van as a van ticket costs as low as THB 290.

How far is Koh Samet from Bangkok?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Koh Samet to Bangkok. 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 Koh Samet to Bangkok?

The travel time from Koh Samet to Bangkok can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 3 to 5 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Koh Samet to Bangkok varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is 12Go Transport: travelling by van expect to pay as low as THB 290 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 Koh Samet to Bangkok:

  • Van price : THB 290 - THB 290;
  • ferry+van price: THB 470 - THB 470. From Koh Samet to Bangkok starting from 12:15 Nadan pier until 12:15 Nadan pier
  • taxi+ferry price: THB 3,596 - THB 3,794. From Koh Samet to Bangkok starting from 10:30 Nadan pier until 12:15 Nadan pier
  • ferry+taxi price: THB 3,596 - THB 3,794. From Koh Samet to Bangkok starting from 10:30 Nadan pier until 12:15 Nadan pier

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 Koh Samet and Bangkok?

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

  • 8 by ferry+taxi from Koh Samet to Bangkok starting from 10:30 Nadan pier until 12:15 Nadan pier
  • 4 by ferry+van from Koh Samet to Bangkok starting from 12:15 Nadan pier until 12:15 Nadan pier
  • 2 by taxi+ferry from Koh Samet to Bangkok starting from 10:30 Nadan pier until 12:15 Nadan pier
  • Vans from Koh Samet to Bangkok depart during the day - there are approximately 2 departures a day.

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

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 Koh Samet to Bangkok

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Koh Samet to Bangkok? 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:

  • 48% chosen ferry+van
  • 48% opted for a van.
  • 2% decided to catch a taxi.
  • 1% chosen taxi+ferry
  • 1% chosen ferry+taxi