Koh Samui to Railay

Koh Samui to Railay

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Koh Samui to Railay Schedule

Koh Samui to Railay Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
BangkokTaxi24 Economy 3pax Any time฿ 7,590
Phantip 1970 Express 06:15 - 16:00฿ 910
Lomprayah Speedboat + Van + Long Tail Boat 08:30 - 14:30฿ 1,600
Lomprayah Speedboat 11:45 - 18:00฿ 1,500
Van2Travel Ferry + Taxi 12:00 - 17:00฿ 750
Bangkok Air Economy 14:00 - 19:10฿ 6,510
Bangkok Air Economy 16:30 - 20:30฿ 8,950
Bangkok Air Economy 21:40 - 18:50฿ 8,230

Transportation from Koh Samui to Railay

Facts about the transport from Koh Samui to Railay

Cheapest Transport$16
Fastest Transport4h
Earliest Departure6:00 午前
Latest Departure2:00 午後
Departures per day13
Distance200 kilometers
Transport CompaniesBangkok Air, BangkokTaxi24, Lomprayah, Lomprayah, Phantip 1970, Raja Ferry, Songserm, Van2Travel

How to get from Koh Samui to Railay

When you want to get from Koh Samui to Railay, 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 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 USD 254.10. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a taxi+ferry as a taxi+ferry ticket costs as low as USD 20.87.

How far is Koh Samui from Railay?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Koh Samui to Railay. Your trip will be a total of 125 miles (200 km). The flying distance is 125 miles (200 km).

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

The travel time from Koh Samui to Railay can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 4 to 10 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Koh Samui to Railay varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Van2Travel: travelling by taxi+ferry expect to pay as low as USD 20.87 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 USD 254.10.

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

  • Bus+Ferry price: USD 15.86 - USD 24.32. From Koh Samui to Railay starting from 08:00 Na Thon Koh Samui Songserm until 13:30 Na Thon Koh Samui Songserm
  • Bus+Ferry+Van price: USD 15.86 - USD 26.44. From Koh Samui to Railay starting from 06:30 Ao Nam Mao pier until 13:30 Krabi Town Maharaj
  • Ferry+Bus price: USD 15.86 - USD 19.04. From Koh Samui to Railay starting from 08:00 Na Thon Koh Samui Songserm until 13:30 Na Thon Koh Samui Songserm
  • Van+Bus price: USD 20.09 - USD 23.27. From Koh Samui to Railay starting from 06:30 Koh Samui Transfer until 11:30 Koh Samui Transfer
  • taxi+Ferry price: USD 20.87 - USD 27.83. From Koh Samui to Railay starting from 08:00 Phantip Travel Koh Samui until 14:00 Phantip Travel Koh Samui
  • Van price : USD 21.15 - USD 31.73;
  • Ferry+Van price: USD 27.39 - USD 41.75. From Koh Samui to Railay starting from 06:15 Koh Samui Transfer until 12:15 Koh Samui Transfer
  • Van+Ferry price: USD 28.56. From Koh Samui to Railay starting from 06:30 Koh Samui Transfer until 06:30 Koh Samui Transfer
  • Bus+Van price: USD 31.73. From Koh Samui to Railay starting from 10:45 Krabi Lomprayah Office until 10:45 Krabi Lomprayah Office
  • Van+Ferry+Bus price: USD 34.90. From Koh Samui to Railay starting from 10:00 Na Thon hotel transfer until 10:00 Na Thon hotel transfer
  • flight price: USD 248.81. From Koh Samui to Railay starting from 11:20 Koh Samui Airport until 11:20 Koh Samui Airport

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from USD 156.14 to USD 254.10.

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

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

  • 4 by taxi+Ferry from Koh Samui to Railay starting from 08:00 Phantip Travel Koh Samui until 14:00 Phantip Travel Koh Samui
  • 4 by Ferry+Van from Koh Samui to Railay starting from 06:15 Koh Samui Transfer until 12:15 Koh Samui Transfer
  • 1 by flight from Koh Samui to Railay starting from 11:20 Koh Samui Airport until 11:20 Koh Samui Airport
  • Taxis are a good option to consider for this route, too. Book a cab to take you from Koh Samui to Railay 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 Samui to Railay. 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 USD 156.14.

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 Samui to Railay. 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 Railay.

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 Railay

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

  • 26% chosen Bus+Ferry+Van
  • 26% chosen taxi+Ferry
  • 26% chosen Ferry+Van
  • 6% opted for a van.
  • 4% chosen Bus+Van
  • 3% chosen flight
  • 3% chosen Van+Ferry+Bus
  • 2% decided to catch a taxi.
  • 1% Other