Koh Samui to Ao Nang

Koh Samui to Ao Nang

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eTicket Instant Refundable Cheapest
10:00
Na Thon hotel transfer, Koh Samui
6h 15m journey in van+Bus. All connections guaranteed
4.3
16:15
Krabi Lomprayah Office
฿1,100 per adult
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Koh Samui any hotel
3h 25m taxi ride
4
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Ao Nang any hotel
From ฿7,040 vehicle, all incl

From Na Thon hotel transfer to Ao Nang by van and Bus

eTicket Instant Refundable Cheapest
10:00
Na Thon hotel transfer, Koh Samui
6h 15m journey in van+Bus. All connections guaranteed
4.3
16:15
Krabi Lomprayah Office
฿1,100 per adult

From Koh Samui any hotel to Ao Nang by Taxi

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Koh Samui any hotel
3h 25m taxi ride
4
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Ao Nang any hotel
From ฿7,040 vehicle, all incl

Transportation from Koh Samui to Ao Nang

How to get from Koh Samui to Ao Nang

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

  • Bus
  • 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 Bus+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 7,210. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus+ferry as a bus+ferry ticket costs as low as THB 500.

How far is Koh Samui from Ao Nang?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Koh Samui to Ao Nang. Your trip will be a total of 161 miles (258 km). The flying distance is 124 miles (198 km).

How long does it take to get from Koh Samui to Ao Nang?

The travel time from Koh Samui to Ao Nang can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 4 to 8 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Koh Samui to Ao Nang?

The cost of the trip from Koh Samui to Ao Nang varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Songserm (ส่งเสริม): travelling by bus+ferry expect to pay as low as THB 500 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 7,210.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Koh Samui to Ao Nang:

  • Bus+ferry price: THB 500 - THB 750. From Koh Samui to Ao Nang starting from 08:00 Railay Beach until 13:30 Ao Nang Mcdonalds
  • Bus+ferry+van price: THB 500 - THB 900. From Koh Samui to Ao Nang starting from 06:30 Railay Beach until 13:30 Krabi Town Maharaj
  • ferry+Bus price: THB 500 - THB 600. From Koh Samui to Ao Nang starting from 08:00 Na Thon Koh Samui Songserm until 13:30 Na Thon Koh Samui Songserm
  • van+Bus price: THB 650 - THB 750. From Koh Samui to Ao Nang starting from 06:30 Koh Samui any hotel until 11:30 Koh Samui any hotel
  • Ferry tickets - THB 750 to THB 750.
  • Van price : THB 750 - THB 750;
  • ferry+van price: THB 900 - THB 900. From Koh Samui to Ao Nang starting from 11:45 Krabi Lomprayah Office until 11:45 Krabi Lomprayah Office
  • van+ferry price: THB 900 - THB 900. From Koh Samui to Ao Nang starting from 06:30 Koh Samui any hotel until 06:30 Koh Samui any hotel
  • Bus+van price: THB 1,100 - THB 1,100. From Koh Samui to Ao Nang starting from 10:00 Krabi Lomprayah Office until 10:00 Krabi Lomprayah Office
  • van+ferry+Bus price: THB 1,100 - THB 1,100. From Koh Samui to Ao Nang starting from 10:00 Na Thon hotel transfer until 10:00 Na Thon hotel transfer
  • Plane tickets - THB 42,949,672 to THB 0;

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from THB 6,160 to THB 7,210.

How many trips per day are there between Koh Samui and Ao Nang?

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

  • Flights from Koh Samui to Ao Nang depart during the day - there are approximately 10 departures a day.
  • 6 by van+Bus from Koh Samui to Ao Nang starting from 06:30 Koh Samui any hotel until 11:30 Koh Samui any hotel
  • 4 by ferry+Bus from Koh Samui to Ao Nang starting from 08:00 Na Thon Koh Samui Songserm until 13:30 Na Thon Koh Samui Songserm
  • 1 by Bus+ferry from Koh Samui to Ao Nang starting from 08:00 Railay Beach until 13:30 Ao Nang Mcdonalds
  • 1 by Bus+ferry+van from Koh Samui to Ao Nang starting from 06:30 Railay Beach until 13:30 Krabi Town Maharaj
  • 1 by Bus+van from Koh Samui to Ao Nang starting from 10:00 Krabi Lomprayah Office until 10:00 Krabi Lomprayah Office
  • Ferries leave from Koh Samui for Ao Nang 1 times a day.
  • 1 by ferry+van from Koh Samui to Ao Nang starting from 11:45 Krabi Lomprayah Office until 11:45 Krabi Lomprayah Office
  • Vans from Koh Samui to Ao Nang depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • 1 by van+ferry from Koh Samui to Ao Nang starting from 06:30 Koh Samui any hotel until 06:30 Koh Samui any hotel
  • 1 by van+ferry+Bus from Koh Samui to Ao Nang starting from 10:00 Na Thon hotel transfer until 10:00 Na Thon hotel transfer

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

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Flights

Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Koh Samui to Ao Nang. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is THB 42,949,672.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Koh Samui to Ao Nang
Thai Airways

Taxi

Catching a cab is the easiest way to get from Koh Samui to Ao Nang. 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 6,160.

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

Ferries

Travelling by ferry is one of the most scenic ways to get from Koh Samui to Ao Nang as it combines transportation and sightseeing to some extent.

However, with these upsides in mind, you should still understand ferry travel is not for everyone. If you’re prone to seasickness it may be an unpleasant experience. As a rule, a ferry journey isn’t the cheapest way to travel During the high season ferry tickets might be hard to get, so you should always book in advance when possible.

Things to remember: ferry rides are dependent on weather conditions.

Vans

A shared van is another means of transport for traveling from Koh Samui to Ao Nang. 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 Samui to Ao Nang.

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 Samui to Ao Nang

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Koh Samui to Ao Nang? 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:

  • 12% chosen Bus+ferry
  • 12% chosen Bus+ferry+van
  • 12% users voted for a ferry ticket.
  • 12% chosen ferry+Bus
  • 12% opted for a van.
  • 12% chosen van+Bus
  • 12% chosen van+ferry
  • 5% chosen Bus+van
  • 5% chosen ferry+van
  • 5% chosen van+ferry+Bus
  • 1% decided to catch a taxi.