Koh Samui to Phuket

Koh Samui to Phuket

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10:00
Na Thon hotel transfer, Koh Samui
7h 45m journey in van+Bus. All connections guaranteed
4.4
17:45
Phuket Lomprayah
฿1,400 per adult
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06:00
Lipa Noi Koh Samui
10h journey in ferry+van. All connections guaranteed
4.5
16:00
Phuket Bus Terminal 2
฿500 per adult

From Na Thon hotel transfer to Phuket by van and Bus

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10:00
Na Thon hotel transfer, Koh Samui
7h 45m journey in van+Bus. All connections guaranteed
4.4
17:45
Phuket Lomprayah
฿1,400 per adult

From Lipa Noi Koh Samui to Phuket by ferry and van

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06:00
Lipa Noi Koh Samui
10h journey in ferry+van. All connections guaranteed
4.5
16:00
Phuket Bus Terminal 2
฿500 per adult

Transportation from Koh Samui to Phuket

How to get from Koh Samui to Phuket

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

  • Flight
  • Bus
  • Ferry
  • Van
  • Taxi

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

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A flight ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about THB 8,787. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a ferry+van as a ferry+van ticket costs as low as THB 500.

How far is Koh Samui from Phuket?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Koh Samui to Phuket. Your trip will be a total of 204 miles (327 km). The flying distance is 156 miles (251 km).

How long does it take to get from Koh Samui to Phuket?

The travel time from Koh Samui to Phuket can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 5 to 11 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Koh Samui to Phuket?

The cost of the trip from Koh Samui to Phuket varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Raja Ferry (ราชา เฟอร์รี่): travelling by ferry+van 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 flight - a one-way flight ticket can cost as much as THB 8,787.

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

  • Bus+ferry+van price: THB 500 - THB 1,400. From Koh Samui to Phuket starting from 07:00 Koh Samui any hotel until 11:30 Phantip Travel Koh Samui
  • ferry+Bus+van price: THB 500 - THB 550. From Koh Samui to Phuket starting from 08:30 Phantip Travel Koh Samui until 11:30 Phantip Travel Koh Samui
  • ferry+van price: THB 500 - THB 750. From Koh Samui to Phuket starting from 06:00 Lipa Noi Koh Samui until 11:30 Koh Samui any hotel
  • Bus+ferry price: THB 600 - THB 1,200. From Koh Samui to Phuket starting from 08:00 Na Thon Koh Samui Songserm until 13:30 Na Thon Koh Samui Songserm
  • ferry+Bus price: THB 600 - THB 1,200. From Koh Samui to Phuket starting from 08:00 Na Thon Koh Samui Songserm until 13:30 Na Thon Koh Samui Songserm
  • Bus+taxi price: THB 690 - THB 690. From Koh Samui to Phuket starting from 07:00 Koh Samui any hotel until 10:00 Koh Samui any hotel
  • Bus+taxi+ferry+van price: THB 690 - THB 690. From Koh Samui to Phuket starting from 07:00 Chaweng Hotel Transfer until 07:00 Chaweng Hotel Transfer
  • taxi+Bus price: THB 690 - THB 690. From Koh Samui to Phuket starting from 07:00 Koh Samui any hotel until 10:00 Koh Samui any hotel
  • taxi+ferry+Bus+van price: THB 690 - THB 690. From Koh Samui to Phuket starting from 07:00 Chaweng Hotel Transfer until 07:00 Chaweng Hotel Transfer
  • van+ferry price: THB 750 - THB 750. From Koh Samui to Phuket starting from 06:30 Koh Samui any hotel until 11:30 Koh Samui any hotel
  • Bus+van price: THB 1,400 - THB 1,400. From Koh Samui to Phuket starting from 10:00 Na Thon hotel transfer until 10:00 Na Thon hotel transfer
  • van+ferry+Bus price: THB 1,400 - THB 1,400. From Koh Samui to Phuket starting from 10:00 Na Thon hotel transfer until 10:00 Na Thon hotel transfer
  • Plane tickets - THB 8,045 to THB 8,787;

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

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

  • 3 by ferry+Bus from Koh Samui to Phuket starting from 08:00 Na Thon Koh Samui Songserm until 13:30 Na Thon Koh Samui Songserm
  • 2 by taxi+Bus from Koh Samui to Phuket starting from 07:00 Koh Samui any hotel until 10:00 Koh Samui any hotel
  • 2 by taxi+ferry+Bus+van from Koh Samui to Phuket starting from 07:00 Chaweng Hotel Transfer until 07:00 Chaweng Hotel Transfer
  • 2 by ferry+Bus+van from Koh Samui to Phuket starting from 08:30 Phantip Travel Koh Samui until 11:30 Phantip Travel Koh Samui
  • 2 by van+ferry from Koh Samui to Phuket starting from 06:30 Koh Samui any hotel until 11:30 Koh Samui any hotel
  • Flights from Koh Samui to Phuket depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • 1 by Bus+taxi from Koh Samui to Phuket starting from 07:00 Koh Samui any hotel until 10:00 Koh Samui any hotel
  • 1 by Bus+taxi+ferry+van from Koh Samui to Phuket starting from 07:00 Chaweng Hotel Transfer until 07:00 Chaweng Hotel Transfer
  • 1 by Bus+ferry from Koh Samui to Phuket starting from 08:00 Na Thon Koh Samui Songserm until 13:30 Na Thon Koh Samui Songserm
  • 1 by Bus+ferry+van from Koh Samui to Phuket starting from 07:00 Koh Samui any hotel until 11:30 Phantip Travel Koh Samui
  • 1 by Bus+van from Koh Samui to Phuket starting from 10:00 Na Thon hotel transfer until 10:00 Na Thon hotel transfer
  • 1 by ferry+van from Koh Samui to Phuket starting from 06:00 Lipa Noi Koh Samui until 11:30 Koh Samui any hotel
  • 1 by van+ferry+Bus from Koh Samui to Phuket starting from 10:00 Na Thon hotel transfer until 10:00 Na Thon hotel transfer

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Flights

Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Koh Samui to Phuket. 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 8,045.

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 Phuket
Thai Airways

The most popular transport from Koh Samui to Phuket

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

  • 21% chosen Bus+ferry
  • 20% chosen ferry+Bus
  • 17% chosen ferry+van
  • 16% chosen van+ferry
  • 7% chosen Bus+ferry+van
  • 7% chosen Bus+van
  • 7% chosen van+ferry+Bus
  • 1% chosen Bus+taxi
  • 1% chosen Bus+taxi+ferry+van
  • 1% chosen taxi+Bus
  • 1% chosen taxi+ferry+Bus+van
  • 1% chosen ferry+Bus+van