Transport Options to Koh Samui: Planes, Trains, Buses, and Ferries
Koh Samui is one of Thailand’s top destinations, offering various travel options such as ferries, catamarans, planes, buses, and trains. Find fares, timetables, and more.
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Koh Samui Airport
Discover Koh Samui Airport: Your Gateway to Paradise
Koh Samui airport serves as the primary gateway to the stunning island. Here, you can find all the essential practical information, including details about airlines, transportation options, and everything you need to know for a seamless arrival experience.
Surat Thani Airport
Nakhon Si Thammarat Airport
There is also the option of flying into Nakhon Si Thammarat airport. From there, you can take a connecting flight to the pier and the ferry to Koh Samui.
Train to Koh Samui
The closest train stations to Koh Samui are Hua Hin, Suratthani, Chumphon, and Nakhon Si Thammarat (the southernmost station). All of these stations offer ferry or catamaran connections to Koh Samui.
The station is located approximately 80km from the Mae Nam pier at Donsak, and the journey typically takes around 1 hour and 20 minutes to reach there.
The train station is situated just over 25 km away from the Thung Makham pier, and the travel time to reach there is approximately half an hour.
The four primary bus stations to access Koh Samui are Hua Hin, Surat Thani, Chumphon, Nakhon Si Thammarat, and Donsak. All of these stations provide connections with ferries and catamarans.
Hua Hin Bus Station
Surat Thani Bus Station
Chumphon Bus Station
Ferries and catamarans
From these diverse cities, one can embark on ferry and catamaran journeys that navigate all the way to Koh Samui.
- Hua Hin
- Surat Thani
- Nakhon Si Thammarat
- Hat Yai
From Koh Samui to nearby islands
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Combos to get to Koh Samui
Alternatively, you can purchase a combo ticket that offers one price, one ticket, and multiple transportation options:
From Bangkok :
- Train + Bus (Pier Link) + Boat: See prices and timetables here.
- Bus + Ferry: See fares and timetables here.