Is there a ferry from Bangkok to Koh Samui?
From Bangkok to Koh Samui by Bus and Ferry. Your cheapest option to get to Koh Samui from Bangkok is to catch a bus (instead of a train) to Surat Thani, then change to a ferry or catamaran at the pier for the rest of the journey.
Where can you fly direct from Koh Samui?
Below you can find a list of the most popular destinations from Ko Samui, based on the number of scheduled flights for this month.
- Bangkok (BKK)
- Phuket (HKT)
- Singapore (SIN)
- Hong Kong (HKG)
- Krabi (KBV)
- U-Tapao, Rayong / Pattaya (UTP) 0 flights / month.
- Chiang Mai (CNX) 0 flights / month.
- Kuala Lumpur (KUL)
Can you drive to Koh Samui?
Hire a car from one of the many places in Krabi and drive yourself to Donsak Pier near Surat Thani. You can then catch a car ferry service over to Koh Samui.
How do I get from Bangkok to Koh Tao?
How to Get from Bangkok to Koh Tao?
- Fly from Bangkok to Samui, then catch ferry to Koh Tao. Fastest most direct route.
- Fly from Bangkok to Suratthani or Chumphon, then catch ferry to Koh Tao.
- Joint Bus (Coach) + Ferry from Bangkok to Koh Tao.
- Overnight Sleeper Train + Ferry from Bangkok to Koh Tao.
Is Koh Samui or Phuket better?
Both islands have some of the world’s most beautiful beaches so traveler’s choice will depend on their interests and what they want to get out of their holiday. For a social whirlwind or surfing, Phuket is the better choice. But for a relaxed holiday by the ocean or for snorkeling, Samui is the winner.
Is there a train from Bangkok to Koh Samui?
Train Bangkok — Koh Samui The train Bangkok Koh Samui departs from Hua Lamphong railway station. The train travel time is from 10 hours 50 minutes (depending on the train number), the ticket cost is $13-39.
What is the best time to visit Koh Samui?
The best time to visit Koh Samui is from December to February, which is the dry season. Each season in Koh Samui has something special to offer. High season, also known as dry season, is busy, but the weather is nice, and you won’t see rain.
How do you get from Koh Samui to Thailand?
Fly from Bangkok to Surat Thani and then ferry across to Koh Samui – This is cheaper than flying directly to Koh Samui but the bus from the airport to the pier and the ferry across to Koh Samui add at least 3 hours to your travel time. Nok Air and Air Asia have 5 flights per day from Bangkok to Surat Thani.
How many days are enough for Koh Samui?
Ideally, if you want to combine a bit of culture, sightseeing, relaxing and enjoying the water and maybe the surrounding islands, I would recommend spending four days in Koh Samui and this itinerary is just a great way to get started in planning your trip.