Krabi to Koh Samui

Krabi to Koh Samui

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Krabi to Koh Samui Schedule

Krabi to Koh Samui Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
BangkokTaxi24 Economy Any time$ 197.96
Phantip 1970 Express 09:00 - 16:30$ 25.03
Lomprayah Express 11:00 - 15:15฿ 1,100
Phantip 1970 Express 12:00 - 18:30฿ 590
Thai Smile Economy #WE25019:25 - 20:45$ 207.07
Thai Smile Economy 20:20 - 07:35฿ 5,339

Transportation from Krabi to Koh Samui

Krabi to Koh Samui Destination Reviews

VM
Everything went well.
Ferry Express, Phantip 1970 (พันทิพย์ 1970), Dec 4, 2022
SL
Pleasant journey. They will stop at a highway service area for toilets and snacks/drinks.
Ferry Express, Phantip 1970 (พันทิพย์ 1970), Nov 29, 2022
JB
Clear but we were in advance and did get in the last
Ferry Express, Phantip 1970 (พันทิพย์ 1970), Nov 7, 2022
AF
Everything appeared to go like clockwork, however we were 1 hour late arriving on Koh Samui. How this could have occurred I do not understand, as there was no delay at any point of the trip. Maybe the advertised arrival time was incorrect.
Ferry Express, Phantip 1970 (พันทิพย์ 1970), Oct 13, 2022
LJ
Efficient- good communication - comfortable and great driver -
Van Taxi + Ferry, Ramon Transport (รมณ ทรานสปอร์ต), Sep 11, 2022
TR
Everything was on time. Seats were a bit small but the journey wasn’t too long so wasn’t bad! Would book through them again
Ferry Express, Phantip 1970 (พันทิพย์ 1970), Aug 27, 2022
GG
pretty sure I paid for a van and it was a bus. but overall it was fine
Ferry Speedboat, Lomprayah (ลมพระยา), Aug 21, 2022
MG
Everything went smoothly.
Ferry Express, Phantip 1970 (พันทิพย์ 1970), Aug 15, 2022
JA
Exactly as described got from Keane to Koh Samoi
Ferry Express, Phantip 1970 (พันทิพย์ 1970), Aug 9, 2022
DA
Hot line was responsive and useful
Ferry Express, Phantip 1970 (พันทิพย์ 1970), May 8, 2022
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How to get from Krabi to Koh Samui

When you want to get from Krabi to Koh Samui, 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 Ferry+van 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 USD 302.42. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a ferry+van as a ferry+van ticket costs as low as USD 16.99.

How far is Krabi from Koh Samui?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Krabi to Koh Samui. Your trip will be a total of 265 miles (425 km). The flying distance is 441 miles (709 km).

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

The travel time from Krabi to Koh Samui can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 1 to 9 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Krabi to Koh Samui varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Phantip 1970 (พันทิพย์ 1970): travelling by ferry+van expect to pay as low as USD 16.99 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 USD 302.42.

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

  • Bus+Ferry+Van price: USD 6.54 - USD 28.31. From Krabi to Koh Samui starting from 06:00 Ao Nam Mao pier until 12:30 Krabi Andaman Wave Master
  • Van+Ferry price: USD 16.33 - USD 29.41. From Krabi to Koh Samui starting from 06:00 Krabi Town until 11:00 Krabi Town
  • Bus+Ferry price: USD 16.99 - USD 31.68. From Krabi to Koh Samui starting from 09:00 Krabi Bus Terminal until 11:30 Krabi Sea Pearl Travel
  • Ferry+Van price: USD 16.99 - USD 25.63. From Krabi to Koh Samui starting from 09:00 Ao Nang until 12:00 Krabi Bus Terminal
  • Bus+taxi+Ferry price: USD 21.03 - USD 23.04. From Krabi to Koh Samui starting from 09:30 Krabi Town Hotel Transfer until 10:00 Krabi Sea Pearl Travel
  • taxi+Ferry price: USD 21.31 - USD 28.80. From Krabi to Koh Samui starting from 09:00 Ao Nam Mao pier until 11:00 Ao Nang Transfer
  • taxi+Ferry+Van price: USD 21.31 - USD 25.63. From Krabi to Koh Samui starting from 09:00 Ao Nam Mao Pier until 12:00 Krabi Bus Terminal
  • Van+Bus+Ferry price: USD 21.77. From Krabi to Koh Samui starting from 11:00 Krabi Sea Pearl Travel until 11:00 Krabi Sea Pearl Travel
  • Bus+taxi price: USD 22.87. From Krabi to Koh Samui starting from 11:00 Koh Samui Transfer until 11:00 Koh Samui Transfer
  • Van price : USD 22.98 - USD 28.46;
  • taxi+Van price: USD 25.03. From Krabi to Koh Samui starting from 10:00 Koh Samui Transfer until 10:00 Koh Samui Transfer
  • Bus+taxi+Ferry+Van price: USD 26.12. From Krabi to Koh Samui starting from 11:00 Krabi Sea Pearl Travel until 11:00 Krabi Sea Pearl Travel
  • Van+Bus+Ferry+taxi price: USD 26.12. From Krabi to Koh Samui starting from 11:00 Krabi Sea Pearl Travel until 11:00 Krabi Sea Pearl Travel
  • Bus+Van price: USD 33.76. From Krabi to Koh Samui starting from 10:00 Na Thon hotel transfer until 10:00 Na Thon hotel transfer
  • Plane tickets - USD 91.01 to USD 302.42;

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from USD 158.41 to USD 300.98.

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

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

  • Flights from Krabi to Koh Samui depart during the day - there are approximately 19 departures a day.
  • 16 by Ferry+Van from Krabi to Koh Samui starting from 09:00 Ao Nang until 12:00 Krabi Bus Terminal
  • 10 by Bus+Ferry from Krabi to Koh Samui starting from 09:00 Krabi Bus Terminal until 11:30 Krabi Sea Pearl Travel
  • 7 by taxi+Ferry from Krabi to Koh Samui starting from 09:00 Ao Nam Mao pier until 11:00 Ao Nang Transfer
  • 4 by taxi+Ferry+Van from Krabi to Koh Samui starting from 09:00 Ao Nam Mao Pier until 12:00 Krabi Bus Terminal
  • 3 by Bus+taxi+Ferry from Krabi to Koh Samui starting from 09:30 Krabi Town Hotel Transfer until 10:00 Krabi Sea Pearl Travel
  • Taxis are a good option to consider for this route, too. Book a cab to take you from Krabi to Koh Samui 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 Krabi to Koh Samui. 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 USD 91.01.

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 Krabi to Koh Samui

Bangkok Air (บางกอกแอร์เวย์ส)

Taxi

Catching a cab is the easiest way to get from Krabi to Koh Samui. 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 158.41.

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 Krabi to Koh Samui. 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 Krabi to Koh Samui.

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 Krabi to Koh Samui

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

  • 24% chosen Bus+Ferry
  • 24% chosen Van+Ferry
  • 23% chosen Bus+Van
  • 9% chosen Bus+Ferry+Van
  • 4% chosen Ferry+Van
  • 3% chosen Bus+taxi+Ferry
  • 3% chosen taxi+Ferry
  • 2% chosen taxi+Ferry+Van
  • 1% Other