Railay to Koh Samui

Railay to Koh Samui

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Railay to Koh Samui Schedule

Railay to Koh Samui Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
BangkokTaxi24 Comfort Any time฿ 7,700
Phantip 1970 Express 09:00 - 16:30$ 24.94
Thai Smile Economy #WE24210:20 - 11:40$ 223.97

Transportation from Railay to Koh Samui

How to get from Railay to Koh Samui

When you want to get from Railay 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 Van+ferry. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Flight 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 243.51. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus+ferry+van as a bus+ferry+van ticket costs as low as USD 6.55.

How far is Railay from Koh Samui?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Railay to Koh Samui. 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 Railay to Koh Samui?

The travel time from Railay to Koh Samui can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 4 to 25 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Railay to Koh Samui varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Songserm (ส่งเสริม): travelling by bus+ferry+van expect to pay as low as USD 6.55 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 243.51.

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

  • Bus+Ferry+Van price: USD 6.55 - USD 28.38. From Railay to Koh Samui starting from 06:00 Na Thon Koh Samui Songserm until 11:00 Na Thon Koh Samui Songserm
  • Bus+Ferry price: USD 16.39. From Railay to Koh Samui starting from 07:00 Na Thon Koh Samui Songserm until 12:30 Na Thon Koh Samui Songserm
  • Van+Ferry price: USD 16.39 - USD 29.47. From Railay to Koh Samui starting from 06:00 Krabi Town until 11:00 Krabi Town
  • taxi+Ferry price: USD 21.27 - USD 28.75. From Railay to Koh Samui starting from 09:00 Ao Nang Transfer until 11:00 Ao Nang Transfer
  • Bus+taxi price: USD 22.94. From Railay to Koh Samui starting from 11:00 Koh Samui Transfer until 11:00 Koh Samui Transfer
  • Bus+taxi+Ferry price: USD 23.00. From Railay to Koh Samui starting from 09:30 Ao Nang Transfer until 09:30 Ao Nang Transfer
  • Van price : USD 24.03 - USD 28.38;
  • Ferry+Van price: USD 25.59. From Railay to Koh Samui starting from 09:00 Ao Nang Transfer until 11:00 Ao Nang Transfer
  • Bus+Van price: USD 32.75. From Railay to Koh Samui starting from 10:00 Na Thon hotel transfer until 10:00 Na Thon hotel transfer
  • taxi+Van price: USD 34.93. From Railay to Koh Samui starting from 08:30 Koh Samui Transfer until 10:30 Koh Samui Transfer
  • flight price: USD 234.37. From Railay to Koh Samui starting from 20:35 Krabi Airport until 20:35 Krabi Airport

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from USD 218.21 to USD 243.51.

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

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

  • 4 by taxi+Ferry from Railay to Koh Samui starting from 09:00 Ao Nang Transfer until 11:00 Ao Nang Transfer
  • 2 by flight from Railay to Koh Samui starting from 20:35 Krabi Airport until 20:35 Krabi Airport
  • 2 by Ferry+Van from Railay to Koh Samui starting from 09:00 Ao Nang Transfer until 11:00 Ao Nang Transfer
  • 1 by Bus+taxi+Ferry from Railay to Koh Samui starting from 09:30 Ao Nang Transfer until 09:30 Ao Nang Transfer
  • Taxis are a good option to consider for this route, too. Book a cab to take you from Railay to Koh Samui 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 Railay 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 218.21.

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 Railay 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 Railay 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 Railay to Koh Samui

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Railay 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 Van+Ferry
  • 23% chosen Bus+Van
  • 17% chosen Bus+Ferry+Van
  • 14% chosen taxi+Ferry
  • 13% chosen Ferry+Van
  • 4% chosen Bus+Ferry
  • 2% opted for a van.
  • 1% Other