Surat Thani to Koh Samui

Surat Thani to Koh Samui

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Surat Thani Town
3h 30m journey in Bus+ferry. All connections guaranteed
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Na Thon Koh Samui Pier 3
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Surat Thani Airport
2h 45m journey in Bus+ferry. All connections guaranteed
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Na Thon Koh Samui
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From Tapee pier Lomprayah to Koh Samui by ferry and van

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Tapee pier Lomprayah, Surat Thani
3h journey in ferry+van. All connections guaranteed
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Na Thon hotel transfer, Koh Samui
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From Tapee pier Lomprayah to Koh Samui by ferry

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Tapee pier Lomprayah, Surat Thani
1h 30m ferry journey in Speedboat
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Na Thon Koh Samui
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From Surat Thani Airport to Koh Samui by Bus and ferry

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09:30
Surat Thani Airport
4h journey in Bus+ferry. All connections guaranteed
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13:30
Na Thon Koh Samui Pier 3
฿400 per adult
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Surat Thani Airport
4h journey in Bus+ferry. All connections guaranteed
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13:30
Na Thon Koh Samui
฿460 per adult
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Surat Thani Airport
4h journey in Bus+ferry. All connections guaranteed
13:30
Na Thon Koh Samui
฿480 per adult
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09:45
Surat Thani Airport
2h 45m journey in Bus+ferry. All connections guaranteed
12:30
Na Thon Koh Samui
฿850 per adult
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10:00
Surat Thani Airport
3h 30m journey in Bus+ferry. All connections guaranteed
13:30
Na Thon Koh Samui
฿480 per adult
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10:30
Surat Thani Airport
4h journey in Bus+ferry. All connections guaranteed
5
14:30
Na Thon Koh Samui Pier 3
฿400 per adult
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10:30
Surat Thani Airport
4h journey in Bus+ferry. All connections guaranteed
5
14:30
Na Thon Koh Samui
฿460 per adult
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13:45
Surat Thani Airport
3h 45m journey in Bus+ferry. All connections guaranteed
17:30
Na Thon Koh Samui
฿480 per adult

Surat Thani to Koh Samui Schedule

Surat Thani to Koh Samui Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Phantip Express 07:00 - 10:30$ 12.66
Seatran Discovery ferry 09:30 - 14:30$ 20.57
Seatran Ferry ferry 09:30 - 13:30$ 14.56
Seatran Discovery ferry 10:00 - 14:30$ 20.57
Phantip Express 10:30 - 15:15$ 17.41
Lomprayah Speedboat 11:00 - 14:00$ 26.91
Seatran Ferry ferry 10:30 - 14:30$ 14.56
Seatran Discovery ferry 13:45 - 17:30$ 15.19
Seatran Discovery ferry 14:00 - 17:30$ 15.19
Seatran Discovery ferry 16:15 - 19:30$ 15.19

Transportation from Surat Thani to Koh Samui

How to get from Surat Thani to Koh Samui

When you want to get from Surat Thani 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 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 ferry+van ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about USD 33.21. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus+ferry as a bus+ferry ticket costs as low as USD 7.91.

How far is Surat Thani from Koh Samui?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Surat Thani to Koh Samui. Your trip will be a total of 74 miles (118 km). The flying distance is 57 miles (91 km).

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

The travel time from Surat Thani to Koh Samui can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 26 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Surat Thani to Koh Samui varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Phantip (บริษัท พันทิพย์ ทราเวล (1970)): travelling by bus+ferry expect to pay as low as USD 7.91 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 USD 33.21.

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

  • Bus+ferry price: USD 7.91 - USD 26.88. From Surat Thani to Koh Samui starting from 07:00 Surat Thani Town until 17:50 Surat Thani Airport
  • van+ferry price: USD 10.44 - USD 12.65. From Surat Thani to Koh Samui starting from 05:30 Surat Thani Town Raja Van until 17:30 Surat Thani Airport
  • Bus+taxi+ferry price: USD 12.65 - USD 17.39. From Surat Thani to Koh Samui starting from 07:00 Surat Thani Town Transfer until 16:00 Surat Thani Airport
  • taxi+Bus+ferry price: USD 12.65 - USD 12.65. From Surat Thani to Koh Samui starting from 07:00 Surat Thani Town Transfer until 13:00 Surat Thani Town Transfer
  • Bus+van price: USD 15.81 - USD 17.39. From Surat Thani to Koh Samui starting from 07:00 Surat Thani Town until 13:45 Surat Thani Airport
  • taxi+ferry+van price: USD 16.76 - USD 16.76. From Surat Thani to Koh Samui starting from 06:30 Surat Thani Town Seatran until 17:30 Surat Thani Town Seatran
  • Bus+ferry+taxi price: USD 17.39 - USD 17.39. From Surat Thani to Koh Samui starting from 09:30 Surat Thani Airport until 16:00 Surat Thani Airport
  • van+ferry+taxi price: USD 17.39 - USD 17.39. From Surat Thani to Koh Samui starting from 06:30 Surat Thani Town Seatran until 14:30 Surat Thani Town Seatran
  • Bus+ferry+van price: USD 20.56 - USD 20.56. From Surat Thani to Koh Samui starting from 09:30 Surat Thani Airport until 10:00 Surat Thani Airport
  • Ferry tickets - USD 20.56 to USD 20.56.
  • ferry+van price: USD 26.88 - USD 33.21. From Surat Thani to Koh Samui starting from 09:45 Surat Thani Airport until 11:00 Tapee pier Lomprayah
  • Plane tickets - USD 1,358,304.78 to USD 0.00;

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

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

  • 25 by Bus+ferry from Surat Thani to Koh Samui starting from 07:00 Surat Thani Town until 17:50 Surat Thani Airport
  • Flights from Surat Thani to Koh Samui depart during the day - there are approximately 20 departures a day.
  • 13 by van+ferry from Surat Thani to Koh Samui starting from 05:30 Surat Thani Town Raja Van until 17:30 Surat Thani Airport
  • 5 by Bus+ferry+taxi from Surat Thani to Koh Samui starting from 09:30 Surat Thani Airport until 16:00 Surat Thani Airport
  • 4 by Bus+van from Surat Thani to Koh Samui starting from 07:00 Surat Thani Town until 13:45 Surat Thani Airport
  • 4 by van+ferry+taxi from Surat Thani to Koh Samui starting from 06:30 Surat Thani Town Seatran until 14:30 Surat Thani Town Seatran
  • 3 by taxi+Bus+ferry from Surat Thani to Koh Samui starting from 07:00 Surat Thani Town Transfer until 13:00 Surat Thani Town Transfer
  • 2 by Bus+ferry+van from Surat Thani to Koh Samui starting from 09:30 Surat Thani Airport until 10:00 Surat Thani Airport
  • 2 by ferry+van from Surat Thani to Koh Samui starting from 09:45 Surat Thani Airport until 11:00 Tapee pier Lomprayah
  • 1 by Bus+taxi+ferry from Surat Thani to Koh Samui starting from 07:00 Surat Thani Town Transfer until 16:00 Surat Thani Airport
  • 1 by taxi+ferry+van from Surat Thani to Koh Samui starting from 06:30 Surat Thani Town Seatran until 17:30 Surat Thani Town Seatran
  • Ferries leave from Surat Thani for Koh Samui 1 times a day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Flights

Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Surat Thani 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 1,358,304.78.

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 Surat Thani to Koh Samui
Thai Airways, Thai Smile (ไทยสมายล์)

Ferries

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

The most popular transport from Surat Thani to Koh Samui

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

  • 33% chosen Bus+ferry
  • 25% users voted for a ferry ticket.
  • 25% chosen ferry+van
  • 8% chosen van+ferry
  • 5% chosen Bus+ferry+van
  • 2% chosen taxi+ferry+van
  • 2% chosen van+ferry+taxi