Travelling from Bangkok to Koh Samui is actually combo bus and ferry service. Flight is of course the most convenient option to travel from Bangkok to Koh Samui, however, if someone is looking for budget trip from Bangkok to Koh Samui, then bus and ferry option is the cheapest way.
Koh Samui is surrounded by plenty of islands to satisfy the craving for adventurous island hopping trips. From Koh Samui, you can easily access to these nearby islands: Koh Wua Talap, Koh Phangan, Koh Tao, Koh Mae Koh, and Koh Taen.
Taking bus and ferry from Bangkok to Koh Samui is convenient especially for those travellers who are lazy and stress of linking up individual journeys. It is 1 ticket for complete journey by coach and then by their high speed Catamaran ferry.
Lomprayah bus departs from Lomprayah office at Bangkok Khao San road, which is the hub of backpacker in Bangkok. It takes about 8 hours to arrive at Chumphon Pier to transfer to ferry. Passengers are required to check in again at Lomprayah office at Chumphon Pier with the same original ticket prior to ferry boarding. Approximately another 4 hours, passengers will arrive at Maenam Pier Koh Samui.
Lomprayah is the transport company that provide bus and ferry combo service from Bangkok to Koh Samui. Lomprayah bus is equipped with clean toilet. Therefore passengers do not worry whether there is stopover or when will be the stopover during the journey.Blanket will also be provided for the overnight bus because air conditioning is quite cold during the night.
The fare for Lomprayah combo service of bus and ferry from Bangkok to Koh Samui is THB 1400 for their morning 0900 schedule and is THB 1450 for their evening 2100 schedule.
You can either visit the terminal and go the booth belonging to the bus operator of your choice, wait in line, select a seat, and book your ticket. If you would rather not do that, you can visit www.busonlineticket.co.th and book your seat within 5 minutes.
You can book a bus of your choice to any destination in Thailand by logging on to the official website of BusOnlineTicket which is https://www.busonlineticket.co.th/. The site is user-friendly and you can book your bus ticket in a matter of minutes.