Koh Samui to Surat Thani

Koh Samui to Surat Thani

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09:00
Na Thon Seatran Ferry Pier, Koh Samui
4h journey in ferry+van. All connections guaranteed
5
13:00
Surat Thani Airport
฿480 per adult
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Na Thon Seatran Ferry Pier, Koh Samui
4h journey in ferry+van. All connections guaranteed
5
09:00
Surat Thani Airport
฿480 per adult
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11:30
Phantip Travel Koh Samui
4h 10m journey in ferry+Bus. All connections guaranteed
15:40
Surat Thani Airport
฿400 per adult

From Na Thon Seatran Ferry Pier to Surat Thani by ferry and van

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Na Thon Seatran Ferry Pier, Koh Samui
4h journey in ferry+van. All connections guaranteed
5
09:00
Surat Thani Airport
฿480 per adult
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09:00
Na Thon Seatran Ferry Pier, Koh Samui
4h journey in ferry+van. All connections guaranteed
5
13:00
Surat Thani Airport
฿480 per adult

From Phantip Travel Koh Samui to Surat Thani by ferry and Bus

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11:30
Phantip Travel Koh Samui
4h 10m journey in ferry+Bus. All connections guaranteed
15:40
Surat Thani Airport
฿400 per adult

Transportation from Koh Samui to Surat Thani

How to get from Koh Samui to Surat Thani

When you want to get from Koh Samui to Surat Thani, 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 Ferry. 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 ferry+van ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about CNY 224. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus+van as a bus+van ticket costs as low as CNY 3.

How far is Koh Samui from Surat Thani?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Koh Samui to Surat Thani. Your trip will be a total of 91 miles (145 km). The flying distance is 69 miles (111 km).

How long does it take to get from Koh Samui to Surat Thani?

The travel time from Koh Samui to Surat Thani can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 7 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Koh Samui to Surat Thani?

The cost of the trip from Koh Samui to Surat Thani varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Songserm (ส่งเสริม): travelling by bus+van expect to pay as low as CNY 3 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a ferry+van - a one-way ferry+van ticket can cost as much as CNY 224.

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

  • Bus+van price: CNY 111 - CNY 119. From Koh Samui to Surat Thani starting from 06:30 Surat Thani Town until 11:30 Surat Thani Town
  • Plane tickets - CNY 1,769 to CNY 1,769;
  • Bus+ferry price: CNY 64 - CNY 182. From Koh Samui to Surat Thani starting from 08:00 Surat Thani Town until 13:30 Surat Thani Town
  • ferry+Bus price: CNY 64 - CNY 182. From Koh Samui to Surat Thani starting from 08:00 Na Thon Koh Samui Songserm until 13:30 Na Thon Koh Samui Songserm
  • ferry+van price: CNY 66 - CNY 224. From Koh Samui to Surat Thani starting from 05:00 Surat Thani Airport until 18:00 Surat Thani Town Raja Van
  • Bus+taxi price: CNY 85 - CNY 117. From Koh Samui to Surat Thani starting from 07:00 Surat Thani Town until 10:00 Surat Thani Town
  • Bus+taxi+ferry price: CNY 85 - CNY 117. From Koh Samui to Surat Thani starting from 07:00 Koh Samui any hotel until 14:00 Koh Samui any hotel
  • taxi+ferry+Bus price: CNY 85 - CNY 117. From Koh Samui to Surat Thani starting from 07:00 Koh Samui any hotel until 10:00 Koh Samui any hotel
  • van+ferry+Bus price: CNY 98 - CNY 98. From Koh Samui to Surat Thani starting from 07:00 Koh Samui any hotel until 16:00 Koh Samui any hotel
  • Bus+ferry+van price: CNY 107 - CNY 117. From Koh Samui to Surat Thani starting from 06:30 Surat Thani Town until 11:30 Surat Thani Town
  • van+Bus price: CNY 107 - CNY 117. From Koh Samui to Surat Thani starting from 06:30 Koh Samui any hotel until 11:30 Koh Samui any hotel
  • Van price : CNY 117 - CNY 117;
  • Ferry tickets - CNY 139 to CNY 139.
  • van+ferry price: CNY 182 - CNY 224. From Koh Samui to Surat Thani starting from 10:00 Na Thon hotel transfer until 10:00 Na Thon hotel transfer

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

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

  • 13 by ferry+Bus from Koh Samui to Surat Thani starting from 08:00 Na Thon Koh Samui Songserm until 13:30 Na Thon Koh Samui Songserm
  • 6 by van+Bus from Koh Samui to Surat Thani starting from 06:30 Koh Samui any hotel until 11:30 Koh Samui any hotel
  • 4 by taxi+ferry+Bus from Koh Samui to Surat Thani starting from 07:00 Koh Samui any hotel until 10:00 Koh Samui any hotel
  • 3 by van+ferry+Bus from Koh Samui to Surat Thani starting from 07:00 Koh Samui any hotel until 16:00 Koh Samui any hotel
  • Vans from Koh Samui to Surat Thani depart during the day - there are approximately 2 departures a day.
  • 2 by van+ferry from Koh Samui to Surat Thani starting from 10:00 Na Thon hotel transfer until 10:00 Na Thon hotel transfer
  • Flights from Koh Samui to Surat Thani depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • 1 by Bus+taxi from Koh Samui to Surat Thani starting from 07:00 Surat Thani Town until 10:00 Surat Thani Town
  • 1 by Bus+taxi+ferry from Koh Samui to Surat Thani starting from 07:00 Koh Samui any hotel until 14:00 Koh Samui any hotel
  • 1 by Bus+ferry from Koh Samui to Surat Thani starting from 08:00 Surat Thani Town until 13:30 Surat Thani Town
  • 1 by Bus+ferry+van from Koh Samui to Surat Thani starting from 06:30 Surat Thani Town until 11:30 Surat Thani Town
  • 1 by Bus+van from Koh Samui to Surat Thani starting from 06:30 Surat Thani Town until 11:30 Surat Thani Town
  • Ferries leave from Koh Samui for Surat Thani 1 times a day.
  • 1 by ferry+van from Koh Samui to Surat Thani starting from 05:00 Surat Thani Airport until 18:00 Surat Thani Town Raja Van

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Flights

Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Koh Samui to Surat Thani. 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 CNY 1,769.

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 Surat Thani
Thai Airways

Ferries

Travelling by ferry is one of the most scenic ways to get from Koh Samui to Surat Thani 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 Surat Thani. 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 Surat Thani.

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 Surat Thani

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

  • 44% chosen ferry+van
  • 12% chosen ferry+Bus
  • 12% chosen Bus+ferry
  • 8% users voted for a ferry ticket.
  • 7% chosen van+ferry
  • 4% chosen Bus+ferry+van
  • 4% chosen Bus+van
  • 4% chosen van+Bus
  • 1% chosen Bus+taxi
  • 1% chosen Bus+taxi+ferry
  • 1% chosen taxi+ferry+Bus
  • 1% opted for a van.
  • 1% chosen van+ferry+Bus