Bangkok to Koh Samui Bus Tickets

Estimated trip duration is around 14 hours.
Please note that bus from Bangkok to Koh Samui will stop in Chumphon Pier and you will transfer to ferry in Chumphon Pier to Mae Nam Pier in Koh Samui.

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Bangkok to Koh Samui Bus Guide

Bangkok to Koh Samui

Travel from Bangkok to Koh Samui is actually a 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 a budget trip, then bus and ferry option is the cheapest even when compared to cheap flights from Bangkok to Koh Samui. Lomprayah and Sombat Tour are the few reputable transport companies providing the combo service from Bangkok to Koh Samui.

Bangkok to Koh Samui Journey by Lomprayah

Lomprayah's combined bus and ferry ticket from Bangkok to Koh Samui is convenient especially for those travellers who are lazy and stressed about linking up individual journeys. It is 1 ticket for a complete journey by coach and then by their high speed Catamaran ferry, eliminating the need to purchase separate bus tickets and ferry tickets.

Lomprayah bus departs from Lomprayah office at Bangkok Khao San road, which is the hub of backpackers 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.

Additionally, located 12km from Koh Samui is the beautiful Koh Phangan island. Koh Phangan is accessible by ferry, and from Maenam Pier travellers can reach Koh Phangan in 20 minutes.

Fare, Schedule and Notes

The fare for Lomprayah combo service of bus and ferry from Bangkok to Koh Samui is 1400 Baht for their morning 0900 schedule and is 1450 Baht for their evening 2100 schedule.

Lomprayah bus is equipped with clean toilet. Therefore, passengers do not have to worry whether there is a stopover or when it will be during the journey. Blankets will also be provided for the overnight bus because air conditioner can be quite cold during the night.

Bangkok to Koh Samui by Train or Flight

Other travel options between Bangkok and Koh Samui is to reach Koh Samui by train or fly to Koh Samui. Travelers must board a train from Bangkok to Surat Thani, and from there buy ferry tickets for the ferry ride to Koh Samui. Traveling between Bangkok and Koh Samui by train and ferry is slightly faster than bus.

For flights, travellers can fly to Koh Samui Airport from Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport. One can board Bangkok Airways for cheap flights from Bangkok to Koh Samui Airport. The earliest flight time is at 6am, and flight time takes about 1 hour 10 minutes to arrive at Koh Samui Airport. The last departure flight time to fly to Koh Samui on Bangkok Airways is at 8.30pm.

Booking your combo bus and ferry tickets to travel from Bangkok to Koh Samui online with reputable portal BusOnlineTicket.co.th is always simple and convenient. It saves you from the hassle of buying tickets in person at the counter. BusOnlineTicket.co.th accepts Paypal, Visa and Master credit card for online payment. Passengers will receive instant confirmation voucher by email after payment.